Digitalization in Manufacturing: High Performance 3D Printed Tools and Spare Parts

The global smart manufacturing market size was valued at USD 172,34 billion in 2016 and is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period of 2018-2025*. With the advent of new advanced technologies, it is believed that we are on the verge of an industrial era, which can fundamentally change the global manufacturing industry. Read more about Digitalization in Manufacturing: High Performance 3D Printed Tools and Spare Parts[…]

Industry Prize 2018 – Apium P220 sets new standards for Research and Development

With the support of the Initiative Mittelstand, Huber Verlag für Neue Medien GmbH, as well as numerous media partners, the „INDUSTRY PRIZE 2018“chose its winners. The competition recognizes the most innovative industrial products and solutions for the current challenges faced in 14 different categories. Under the motto "Integrated Industry", an independent panel of experts consisting Read more about Industry Prize 2018 – Apium P220 sets new standards for Research and Development[…]

Controlling material attributes for different application requirements

Excursion into PEEK’s crystallization behavior Some classes of polymeric materials exhibit semi-crystalline attributes at the molecular and microstructural levels. In such cases there is a co-existence of the crystalline phase and the amorphous phase in the material. PEEK (Polyetheretherketone); a high performance / high temperature thermoplastic polymer of immense industrial importance, shows such semi-crystalline attributes. Read more about Controlling material attributes for different application requirements[…]

Using Additive Manufacturing as a Research and Development Tool

Research and Development (R&D) is the fundamental building block for any advancement in our industrial evolution. Nations, companies and schools that invest time, people and key business resources into R&D are oftentimes ahead of their competitive curve. A major advantage within the craft of R&D is the freedom to interrogate an idea or concept until Read more about Using Additive Manufacturing as a Research and Development Tool[…]