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On-demand manufacturing - the long-term view

On-demand manufacturing, utilising 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding technologies, is enabling new levels of production and delivery flexibility. Stephen Dyson reports



Industry 4.0: automated connectivity

Industry 4.0 is considered to be the future, though only adopted by a few manufacturers. How can more manufacturers unlock the opportunities that it offers? Stephen Dyson offers first-hand advice



Four ways to keep design verification on track

Stephen Dyson looks at how thorough planning and preparation can relieve some of that pressure, and reduce the risk of failing to hit verification deadlines



Shortening the development cycle in aerospace

Safety is the overriding concern in aerospace and space technology, says Stephen Dyson. Although safety requirements are non-negotiable, they come at a cost – they slow down the speed of the product development cycle



New materials to lift new ideas off the ground

New materials and techniques are playing an increasingly important role in aerospace component design. Stephen Dyson considers the latest developments



Overmoulding and insert moulding—additional injection moulding functionality

Injection moulding is now even more versatile – when combined with overmoulding or insert moulding. Stephen Dyson explains how these services can improve part design, strength, functionality—in addition to reducing assembly time and costs



Outsourcing partnerships that prosper

Manufacturers now consider ‘outsourcing’ as a partnership, rather than a supplier relationship. Stephen Dyson explains why outsourcing projects with trusted partners makes sense



Outsourcing partnerships that prosper

Manufacturers now consider ‘outsourcing’ as a partnership, rather than a supplier relationship. Stephen Dyson explains why outsourcing projects with trusted partners makes sense



Overmoulding and insert moulding

Injection moulding is now even more versatile – when combined with overmoulding or insert moulding



You know the drill ...

Plastic parts made by rapid injection moulding help accelerate time-to-market of drill-less dental treatment



Meeting tough emissions rules for small engines

When it needed fully functioning prototypes for an affordable, engine management system to impress a potential customer, Scion-Sprays Ltd chose the rapid manufacturing services of Proto Labs



Tough rules for small engines

When it needed fully functioning prototypes for an engine management system, Scion-Sprays Ltd chose the rapid manufacturing services of Proto Labs



The Parrot AR.Drone: from virtual to reality

Wi-Fi, toy flying-machine dubbed, by its makers, a ‘quadricopter’ and controlled by iPhone, iPod touch or iPad



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