by Angela Black | Nov 19, 2017 | Machinery and Equipment, Plastic Injection Molding Machines, Uncategorized
recently added to our capacity to make larger volumes of plastic
injection molded parts with the addition of a new fully computerized
robotic arm assistant. The Redstone 900 from Alfa Robot lets us quickly
and accurately remove finished parts from the...
by Angela Black | Apr 29, 2015 | Product Design, Tech News
a pretty cool name, the Internet of Things. Attributed to Kevin Ashton
in 1999 while he worked at Proctor and Gamble, it’s used to describe the
connected world we’re rapidly heading towards, a world in which
everyday, ordinary devices carry RFID...
manufacturing and 3D printing have now been around for more than thirty
years. Touted as heralding the advent of the third industrial
revolution, desktop manufacturing promises to fundamentally alter the
way that average citizens envision and create the...
by Angela Black | Apr 22, 2015 | Additive Manufacturing, Innovation, Tech News
we think of 3D printers, we tend to envision either something small
that can fit on a tabletop for home fabricators or maybe an industrial
machine about the size of a phone booth. Most of the parts made for
consumer and industrial applications can typically fit...
of the essential considerations when designing a product for rapid
prototyping, be it in metal or plastics, is the need for supports to
hold up the structure while it’s being built up layer-by-layer. The
inexorable pull of gravity will deform surface...