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Category: R & D


Design & Planning, Process, R & D

3D Printing Development Prints Clay Automotive Design Models

October 18, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

3D printer manufacturer WASP has issued an update on its partnership with the European R&D arm of HONDA which was originally announced in April 2021. The two companies have been developing WASP’s Liquid Deposition Modeling (LDM) 3D printing technology to […]


Process, R & D

Accelerating Smart Manufacturing with Private 5G Networks

October 15, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Digital transformation is driving manufacturer’s adoption of new and flexible networking solutions. The largest manufacturing organizations are more likely to acquire their own spectrum and deploy dedicated private networks where they can control security and architecture. However, in a recent […]


Process, R & D

Leverage the Edge – the Benefits of Processing Data at the Edge, Not the Cloud

October 5, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

By processing data as close to its source as possible, the edge enables quicker, more cost-effective data analysis. Here Martin Thunman, co-founder and CEO of edge analytics platform Crosser, looks at the benefits of processing data at the edge rather […]


Process, R & D

Manufacturers claim £1,860m in R&D tax credits

October 4, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

HMRC’s annual report for research and development (R&D) tax credit claims for the year 19/20 found the manufacturing industry to have one of the top two highest number of claims compared to other sectors, with the industry getting back £1,860m. […]


Process, R & D

What Does Digital Manufacturing Mean and How Can We Move Toward It?

October 1, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is a fast-moving industry, and as such, it’s prone to buzzwords. Phrases like “Industry 4.0” and “digital manufacturing” populate discussions about the sector, but their use can easily outgrow understanding of what they mean. Digital manufacturing is more than […]


Process, R & D

85% Increase Investment in Digital Transformation

September 24, 2021

Via: Industry Today

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, reveals that 85% of businesses plan to increase their investment in digital transformation over the next three years in order to tackle climate change, embrace automation and unlock […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process, R & D

Need the Perfect Medical Device or a New Bone? Try 3D Printing

August 30, 2021

Via: Design News

From hearing aids to customized prosthetics and face shields, 3D printing has changed the medical industry for the better. Not only is 3D printing accelerating the development of medical devices, but additive manufacturing has also enabled the customization of medical […]


Process, R & D

Supercomputer for exascale era

August 26, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Called Polaris, the supercomputer will be built by HPE, and hosted and managed by the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. DOE Office of Science User Facility. It will enable scientists and developers to test and optimize software codes […]


Process, Production, R & D

Next-Gen Technologies to Navigate Key Shifts in Industrial Manufacturing

August 25, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

But doing so requires organizations to shift their mindset around digital transformation strategies. Although the transformative benefits of Industry 4.0 are crucial for a manufacturer’s survival and growth, few have put in the significant time and effort it takes to […]


Process, R & D

Automated disassembly for car batteries

August 23, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

With the anticipated growth in EVs over the next two decades comes the issue of how to recycle the large lithium-ion battery packs that power them. ORNL engineers put together a demonstration to show that robots can accelerate disassembly and […]