An Overview of Additive Fusion Technology

An Overview of Additive Fusion Technology

From the process itself to material selection and its advantages and applications, additive fusion technology (AFT) addresses the challenges of technical feasibility and commercial...
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MD&M West 2024: Record-setting Rainfall Didn’t Keep Attendees Away from the Monday MiniTec Track

The opening day of sessions didn’t disappoint as the MiniTec track was well-attended, despite the weather.

Nexa3D Acquires Essentium, Maker of High-Speed Extrusion 3D Printers and Materials

The joint venture is set to broaden capabilities and democratize access to industrial, health and government customers.
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5 Reasons Metallurgy is Essential in Material Selection for Harsh Environments

Metallurgy has a significant impact on equipment, resilience, safety and more. See what this means for materials engineers and heavy industrial environments.
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4D Printing: The Next Dimension of Advanced Manufacturing

Researchers envisage 4D printing technology will have significant application potential for healthcare, automotive, aerospace and consumer industries. But what is it exactly? ...
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5 for Friday: Sustainable Design on Demand; Deadline for Salary & Career Survey; Celebrating MFG Day!

Machine Design takes a look at the past week, and a look ahead to the issues facing the design and manufacturing sector.
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Multi-material 3D printing enables users to seamlessly integrate PCBs, heaters and circuits into larger prints.

Q&A: Exploring the Future of Multi-Material 3D Printing

What are the challenges and applications for this emergent technology in additive manufacturing? Ramsey Stevens, CEO of nano3Dprint, offers his take on the topic.
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Sodium-ion Batteries are on the Horizon: How do They Measure up to Lithium-ion?

A comparative look at sodium-ion and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries highlights the feasibility of using sodium-ion batteries in industrial machinery.
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Using Injection Molding to Design a “Smart” Wheelchair Fit for Family

To robustly secure plastic housings for the wheelchair accessory, the part incorporated threaded metal inserts into molded plastic housings to improve strength.