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Choosing Between 3D Printing and Injection Molding for Rapid Manufacturing

Sponsored by Proto Labs

To start, what is the difference between rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing, since they both appear to use the same technologies? What are the quickest...

Coatings and Platings for Protecting Steel Wire

One of the most commonly used forms of steel is wire. But all those steel-wire products would have short lives if they weren’t protected against the elements

Powder-Metallurgy Processes

An overview of different powder-metallurgy processes found at Metal Powder Industries Federation's site.

Reap the Benefits of Modern-Day Powder Metallurgy

Advances in PM over the years have steadily expanded its market, and now the technology is poised to start taking over other parts-manufacturing processes.

Advances in PM over the years have steadily expanded its market, and now the technology is poised to start taking over other parts-manufacturing processes.

Treated Bioactive Coating Improves Bone-Implant Bonding

The researchers think their specially coated implants could soon be used commercially after a few more rounds of clinical testing, since the materials are already FDA approved and used in other devices and implants.

What are the Differences Between Various Nickel-based Metals and Alloys?

Nickel alloys are used extensively in industry due to their resistance to corrosion and ability to withstand high temperatures and pressures.

Machine Design Talks to the Men behind Solar Impulse

Jeff Kerns

As Solar Impulse flies over the Mediterranean Sea, it is about to start the final leg of its journey around the world without any fuel.

The fuel-free Solar Impulse, which we have reported on extensively, landed in Cairo International Airport in Egypt...

Lab Develops Viscosity Profiles for Carbon-Binding Materials

With the aid of computer modeling, a team from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is investigating the behavior of carbon-dioxide binding organic liquids (CO2BOLs) when binding to CO2 emissions.

Graphene Nanocomposite Dissipates Heat in LED P-N Junction

Scientists in Taiwan found yet another use for graphene as an efficient heat sink between p-n junctions in light-emitting diodes (LEDs).

FAQ's on Seals

Sponsored by Lauren Manufacturing

What physical properties should designers consider in regard to the environmental condition when designing a seal? What are the differences between...

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