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When “Good Enough” is No Longer Enough

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications


Image by Gabriel Peyré via Gitbooks

Engineering is about approximation – knowing what phenomena you can and cannot ignore to sufficiently model your problem. For additive manufacturing, it appears the approximation of triangles have lost their usefulness. Continue reading “When “Good Enough” is No Longer Enough” »

If at First You Don’t Succeed…

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications


By Chris New via GE Reports

… buy, buy again. With its acquisition bid for SLM Solutions falling through, GE sets its sights on Concept Laser Gmbh. Continue reading “If at First You Don’t Succeed…” »

Mfg 4.0: Innovation or Bottleneck?

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications


Image by stevepb [CC0 Public Domain ], via pixabay

Just because the technology exists for my toaster to query my breadbox concerning the freshness, supply, and type of bread on hand before I get out of bed in the morning, should it? Continue reading “Mfg 4.0: Innovation or Bottleneck?” »