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Robot speeds up welding with automatic temperature control

12 Jun 2014

A new temperature-sensing welding robot could improve the speed and consistency of welds between different metals, its creators claim.

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Patterns in 3D-printed objects could replace bar codes

23 Jul 2013

Researchers in the US have developed a way of building physical identification tags into 3D-printed products as an alternative to visible bar codes.

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