Tag Archive for Design

The days of the traditional machine tool are not numbered

The whole world is talking about 3D printing, additive manufacturing and generative multi-layer construction technologies. Nevertheless, this is a long way from meaning that the classical machine tool is going to be pensioned off. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing an international banquet of production technology – with alternative processes as the highly auspicious icing on the cake.

The Future of How Things Get Made

As designs become increasingly computable, the ability and ease of making changes grows exponentially. At Autodesk, they are obsessed with harnessing the latest advances in AI to transform the way design works.

Mastercam’s MachiningCloud Connection is Now Available

Mastercam and MachiningCloud jointly announce that with the release of Mastercam 2018, Mastercam is now connected to MachiningCloud, thereby providing Mastercam users access to the cutting tool knowledge and product data available within MachiningCloud.

3D Systems Begins Shipping 3DXpert Software with Direct Metal Printers to Drive Substantial Productivity Gains and Operational Savings

3D Systems announced the immediate bundling of its innovative 3DXpert™ software with all of its direct metal printers to streamline precision metal workflows for customers across applications and industries. The company also announced that 3DXpert is planned to include a new Build Simulation module that allows users to accurately verify and optimize their parts, designs and supports to uncover costly issues before sending parts to print.

Breaking New Ground

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Strolling along a sandy beach or through a sun-dappled forest are two of life’s simple pleasures that many of us take for granted. For those confined to wheelchairs, spending time in nature — or even traversing a particularly uneven street — can be difficult or impossible to accomplish, especially without assistance.

Schuler’s Servoline wins Red Dot for high quality design

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After several days of assessing thousands of products from all over the world, the Servoline received the distinction “Red Dot”. With this press line, Schuler has created an outstanding design that the expert committee for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 has recognized with the internationally sought-after seal of quality.

Inventor 2018: It’s Here!

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Thousands of users have shared their thoughts with the Inventor development team and tried out alphas and betas over the past year in order to make their mark on the Inventor 2018 release. Here’s a quick overview of the overall release and some background on the top new features.

Introducing MakerBot MinFill: Print 30% Faster Using 30% Less Filament

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Now users can bring ideas to life faster for less with this major breakthrough in MakerBot’s MinFill, a dynamic new Print Mode that is the first of its kind in 3D printing. Short for “Minimum Infill,” MinFill uses an intelligent algorithm to determine the absolute minimum amount of support needed for the inside of any 3D print.