A team of researchers from Trinity College Dublin is exploring the composition of various insect legs, in the hope of finding better ways to design long thin tube structures for applications in aviation and medicine.
Rolls-Royce has produced the largest ever civil aero engine component using 3D printing, working with the new National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Manufacturing Technology Centre
An ancient form of metalworking is being used to create turbine blades for jet engines.
Industry 4.0 is changing the world of manufacturing, but what - if anything - does it mean for the UK’s SME heartland?
The chief executive of InnovateUK confesses to his fear of Darth Vader and praises the efforts of engineers in the UK’s world-leading special effects industry.
The horologist who designed the clock of the Palace of Westminster was a formidable, combative personality but well-respected for his ingenuity and skill
This catalogue is designed to speed up the identification and selection of tools, adapters and accessories that address the challenges of today’s parting and grooving machining operations.
Concept, construction and commissioning of a semi-automated workstation interlink for rotation components for stretching synthetic fibres.
FLYING-CAM moved to SLS technology in collaboration with CRP Group in order to accelerate iteration generation, improve manufacturing time and facilitate production in series.
Bosch Rexroth has launched its latest cordless tightening tool, the Nexo Cordless Nutrunner, which has been specifically designed for bolt tightening in ‘Category A’ safety critical applications.
WDS Component Parts has introduced a range of captive clamping pins for workholding applications. The range is suitable for use with large drill jigs, assembly jigs and machine guards, as well as any application where removable jig plates are used to speed up and simplify the machining and assembly processes.
Toggle clamps provide fast and reliable fixing of construction and mounting parts. The new generation of toggle clamps with ergonomic handle design from norelem make attachment and detachment easier and more convenient.
Creating a prototype is always a challenge, but CRP USA has increased the capabilities of 3D printing and additive manufacturing to make it easier with Windform materials.