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Digital Manufacturing Solution

The U.S. Navy is looking to tackle supply-line problems by aligning the skill sets of a trio of outside expert organizations to develop an end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) system that could be utilized across the entire Department of Defense (DoD).

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

A High-Speed Look at Additive Manufacturing

Despite additive manufacturing's popularity, there are still several technological barriers that must be addressed to understand the process.

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Automotive

2023 Cadillac Lyriq Executive Chief Engineer: New EV Her ‘North Star’

At the Cadillac Lyriq’s media drive program in Utah, SAE Media spoke one-on-one with Jamie Brewer, Lyriq executive chief engineer, about developing the...

Features
Test & Measurement

Additive Manufacturing: New Frontiers for Production and Validation

Over the last few decades, additive manufacturing (AM)/ 3D printing has fundamentally changed the way that manufacturers approach product development. Industry is now...

Application Briefs
Defense

CAD-CAM-CNC System

Siemens Industry, Inc.
Munich, Germany
1-800-743-6367
www.siemens.com

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops...

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Materials

Create the Future Design Contest: Success Story — Shaping the Future with 3D Printing

Behrokh Khoshnevis has always known that 3D printing would make its biggest impact on big structures. While most advances in additive manufacturing...

News
RF & Microwave Electronics

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Test & Measurement

High-Speed Inspection and Reverse Engineering in 2D and 3D

The Opti-Scan inspection system can measure surfaces and edges in 3D.

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Software

Directed Energy Deposition Offers Advantages for Efficient Additive Manufacturing

Learn what to look for when selecting computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programming software for the DED manufacturing process.

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Software

Executive Roundtable: Cloud Software

Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?

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Medical

Immersive Mixed Reality: Moving Automation Technologies to the Cloud

See how immersive mixed reality has helped medtech manufacturers maintain factory output despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive Manufacturing Automated Process Planning Software

The software automatically maps designs from CAD software to additive manufacturing to help cut unnecessary steps.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Technology Leaders: Industry Renaissance Transforms Invention, Learning, Production, and Trade

Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.

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Aerospace

Using Advanced Computational Engineering Software to Meet Aerospace & Defense Industry Challenges

Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.

Application Briefs
Software

Reverse Engineering Technology

A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.

Technology Report
Software

Multiphysics Helps Transform Modeling, Simulation

Modeling and simulation are showing no signs of slowing their expansion as critical elements of most design processes. Design software providers continue to advance tool capabilities,...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

CAM Software

HyperMILL ® CAM software and 5-axis machining is being used to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.

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Software

Development and Verification of Body Armor Target Geometry Created Using Computed Tomography Scans

Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.

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Software

Embracing the Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry has always been known for great innovation and high expectations. Even during the difficult times with the impact of COVID-19,...

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Design

Lightweight Design Beyond CAD

Automakers have been focused on lightweighting their vehicles for years, motivated by fuel economy, performance and safety. This engineering task is becoming increasingly difficult as the areas to trim...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

VoroCrust v.1.0 Meshing Software

This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.

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Unmanned Systems

Origin of the Species

“I was a vehicle-dynamics engineer my entire career—but maybe not a good one, because they put me in charge of a self-driving car!” jokes Jason Fischer, chief engineer for the Cruise Origin, the autonomous...

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Software

Virtually Optimizing Metasurface Topology with a Genetic Algorithm

See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.

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Software

A 'STEP' Forward for Product Lifecycle Management

CAD is constantly changing, which predicates the need for a solution to share validated and accurately translated data.

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Transportation

Design Software Identifies a Product's Performance Tradeoffs

Designing any product — from complex car parts to wrenches — is a balancing act with conflicting performance tradeoffs. Making something lightweight, for instance, may compromise its durability.

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Software

Technique Reverse-Engineers Complex 3D CAD Models

Nearly all commercial products start as a CAD file — a 2D or 3D model with the product’s design specifications. One method that’s widely used to represent today’s 3D models is...

Technology Report
Software

Ford Demos Latest Digital Tools at Flagship Transmission Plant

Ford recently provided media with a look at some of its latest digital manufacturing tools, opening up the floor at one of the world’s largest transmission plants to...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Reusable Rapid Prototyped Blunt-Impact Simulator

Rapid prototyping (RP) is the term most commonly used to describe additive manufacturing technologies. An additive manufacturing technology is any manufacturing process that fabricates a part...

Technology Leaders
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Five Industry Trends Disrupting the Design and Manufacturing World

The engineering and manufacturing world is rapidly changing — are you changing with it? The claim of “reinventing” the fundamental tools of an industry is a bold one,...