News tagged with manufacturing

Testing smart plastics in real time

Nano additives can make plastics scratch and flame proof, or give them antibacterial properties. For this to work, the particle distribution within the plastic compound must be absolutely correct. A new device ...

Nov 05, 2013
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Amazing future for 3D printing with ESA

3D printing is getting ready to revolutionise space travel. ESA is paving the way for 3D-printed metals to build high-quality, intricate shapes with massive cost savings.

Oct 17, 2013
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The future of 3-D printing

Experts in 3D printing at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing at the University of Nottingham, have helped create a ...

Oct 16, 2013
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The shape of things to come

Researchers are providing a vision for creatively rethinking how the manufacturing industry can perform sustainably in a changing world.

Oct 03, 2013
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Densest array of carbon nanotubes grown to date

Carbon nanotubes' outstanding mechanical, electrical and thermal properties make them an alluring material to electronics manufacturers. However, until recently scientists believed that growing the high density ...

Sep 20, 2013
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