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Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
How To Get Your Company to Take 3D Printing Beyond Prototyping
A reader asks: "Why do organizations struggle to see 3D printing or additive manufacturing for more than prototyping? "
On-Demand Webinars : Manufacturing & Prototyping
From Prototyping to Factory 4.0

New 3D printing innovations are transforming manufacturing by significantly changing cost structures, opening new markets and disrupting supply chains. Join IDC analysts Tim Green, Keith Kmetz, and Dr. Phil Reeves of Stratasys for a 45- minute webinar where you will learn:

3D printing’s fundamental value...
Blog : Energy
‘Smart’ Squid Material Offers Thermal Conductivity, On Demand
Researchers discovered that an on-and-off kind of thermal regulation is possible if you look to the squid.
Question of the Week : Materials
Have You Used Light-Curable Materials?

Manufacturers have turned to light-cure formulations to protect and improve a variety of components in the aerospace and defense industry, including image sensors, proximity systems, and printed circuit boards.

In a live webinar at 2 pm ET tomorrow, experts will discuss the advantages and benefits...

On-Demand Webinars : Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Power Technologies Reduce Failures, Improve Reliability

In this webinar, Molex technical power experts will discuss three separate technologies that apply to power distribution, and how these solutions are reducing failures and improving reliability in the field.

INSIDER : Energy
Silicon-Based Tandem Photovoltaic Modules Show Potential

New solar energy research from Arizona State University demonstrates that silicon-based tandem photovoltaic modules, which convert sunlight to electricity with higher efficiency than...

Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Design Tool Brings a ‘Structural’ Approach to Color
A new approach to structural coloration is more freeform than you might expect.
On-Demand Webinars : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Additive Manufacturing: Exploring the Possibilities for Tooling and Printing Composite Parts

The advanced manufacturing capabilities of 3D printing opens the door for new applications to support composite fabrication. During this webinar, you’ll hear from a panel of composite leaders from Dassault Falcon Jet, Orbital ATK, SSL and Santa Cruz...

Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Metamaterial Device Controls Transmission and Reflection of Acoustic Waves

A thin material was developed that can control the redirection and reflection of sound waves with almost perfect efficiency. While many theoretical approaches to...

Articles : Imaging
How Augmented Reality Will Disrupt the Manufacturing Industry

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are in the same vein when it comes to modern technology. Both deal with digital content relayed through an immersive environment or...

Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
3D-Printed Active Materials for Robots

The Army uses robots that are structurally rigid, making them impractical when performing military operations in highly congested and contested urban environments where covert maneuvering is critical...

Application Briefs : Materials
Coating Erosion Tests Help Keep Mars 2020 Rover Safe
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
www.wpafb.af.mil/afrl

Mars rovers are sophisticated, multi-instrumented pieces of equipment that...

Briefs : Semiconductors & ICs
Controlled Manufacture of Porous Silicon Carbide

Extremely fine porous structures with tiny holes — resembling a kind of sponge at the nano level — can be generated in semiconductors. A method was developed for the controlled manufacture...

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