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The Future of Robotics May Be a Robot You Wear

The Future of Robotics May Be a Robot You Wear

Nov 17, 2014

By Bloomberg Businessweek In a small lab at Purdue University in Indiana, a new kind of robot is being developed. Rebecca Kramer is a scientist creating soft robots that will integrate directly into our clothing to monitor and assist our movement. Her research could some day lead to a revolution in what we wear, from rehabilitative clothing to military...

3D Printing To Get To Mars

3D Printing To Get To Mars

Nov 14, 2014

By Chris Fox, Manufacturing.net On a recent trip to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the aerospace organization provided some insight to the inner-workings of spacecraft manufacturing. At the Marshall Space Flight Center, they specialize in what can best be described as, the guts of a rocket. After touring the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, which is also...

Are You Ready for the Cloud?

Are You Ready for the Cloud?

Nov 13, 2014

By Rich Novicky, Design-2-Part Magazine  KeyedIn® Solutions™, a cloud-based software company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, delivers enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to support the needs of small-to-medium size manufacturers and large multi-national corporations. Konfigure™ is the company’s proprietary rapid application development platform....

Pumping Up Productivity with Waterjet Machining

Pumping Up Productivity with Waterjet Machining

Nov 12, 2014

By Patrick Waurzyniak, Manufacturing Engineering The latest abrasive waterjet machines add more power, better programming solutions to help speed machine shop efficiencies Abrasive waterjet technologies continue to advance with steadily improving speed and precision, cutting an extremely diverse range of materials. Today’s abrasive waterjet machines are used to...

Made in America – C+K Plastics (NJ)

Made in America – C+K Plastics (NJ)

Nov 11, 2014

C+K Plastics is another preferred American supplier of contract manfacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part tradeshow at http://www.d2p.com. C+K Plastics offers a comprehensive range of services and capabilities including: vacuum forming, pressure forming, twin sheet forming and a full compliment of secondary operations. They provide full in...

A Titan Of U.S. Manufacturing: Gilroy Titan Creates TV’s First…

A Titan Of U.S. Manufacturing: Gilroy Titan Creates TV’s First…

Nov 11, 2014

“A Titan Of U.S. Manufacturing: Gilroy Titan Creates TV’s First CNC Machine Shop Show” By Richard A. McCormack, Manufacturing & Technology News There haven’t been any television shows on prime time that concern CNC machining. But there is one now. Cable station MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil Products, is airing a series on the workings of...