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Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

Stay updated on the latest technical advancements in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) used throughout industry, NASA, and other research labs.

New software being developed at Ohio State University will allow creation of more complex DNA robots, at much faster speeds.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: March 2021
Vision software, thermal sensors, ceramic pastes, and more.
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product of the Month: February 2021 Tech Briefs
The Agile Engineering Design System® is an integrated suite of software modules for CAE/CAM of turbomachinery.
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products.
Question of the Week: Software
Would You Use 'Tsugite' Software for Woodworking?

A recent INSIDER story highlighted a new tool for architects, furniture-makers, and woodworking beginners. The interactive software from the University of Tokyo, known as "Tsugite," provides milling machine instructions and on-screen design guidance so that users can piece an object together...

An interactive software being developed at the University of Tokyo allows architects and furniture makers with little experience in woodworking to to design and build structurally sound wood joints.
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Using the IoT for Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Altair released updates to all of its design, simulation, and data analytics software products.
Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Even NASA Needs Effective Parts Sourcing

You can design the best product in the world but what if the parts, assemblies, and sub-components for your idea aren’t there?

This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
VoroCrust v.1.0 Meshing Software
This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.
To speed up the design process, researchers from the University of Texas are finding more efficient ways to predict, or "learn," a rocket's behavior.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Machine Learning Software for 3D Printing
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Researchers from the University of Illinois are looking at all the different ways to create a non-pneumatic automotive tire.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Smart Manufacturing Control
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: December 2019
Adhesives, flame-retardant compounds, vision measurement, and more...
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
As lithium-ion battery production doubles, more viable energy storage solutions are needed.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: National Science Foundation
In recent decades, NSF-funded researchers have discovered quite a bit, including many of the fundamental particles of matter.

A numerical modeling tool allows for a better understanding of rotating detonation engines (RDEs).

Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: October 2019
See the new tech products being offered in October 2019.

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