February 1, 2018
QUICK TIP: Tangent Dimension

In this quick tip, learn how to create dimension that are tangent to circles and arcs. Also, watch the quick tip on the s key […]

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February 1, 2018
Fusion Bolter

Quick video showing work in progress Fusion 360 add-in for creating bolted connections. This is still pretty rough but I'd love some feedback. Download the […]

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February 1, 2018
Fusion Sheeter

Quick video showing work in progress Fusion 360 add-in for connecting a Fusion 360 design to a Google Sheet. This is still pretty rough but […]

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February 1, 2018
OctoFusion

OctoPrint Plugin for Fusion 360. This is a quick video showing how to use the Fusion 360 plugin I put together to post directly to […]

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February 1, 2018
Universal Gcode Sender Plugin for Fusion 360

Universal Gcode Sender Plugin for Fusion 360. This is a quick video showing how to use the Fusion 360 plugin I put together to post […]

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February 1, 2018
3D Printed Portrait

Using: Autodesk Fusion 360, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Capture, Cura, Octoprint, and Printrbot Full tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Portrait This is a quick tutorial on creating a nice little […]

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February 1, 2018
The UD/400/5X, winner of the “60th One of the Best Product in Japan in 2017” Awards

The Mazak UD-400/5X has won the Main Prize as “One of the Best 10 Products in Japan in 2017” awards, held by the Nikkan Kogyo […]

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February 1, 2018
CERATIZIT WNT combine to host group’s largest ever MACH display

The combined CERATIZIT WNT stand at MACH 2018 is the largest in the group’s history at over 350 m² and this space will be used […]

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January 31, 2018
6 ways Onshape helps you dump your Laptop!

Phil Foley, guest blogger 1.   You no longer have to travel with a laptop Engineers, designers and other users of Solidworks, Inventor, Creo and Rhino, […]

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January 31, 2018
OpenBOM Users Can Upload BOMs to BOX

OpenBOM, a collaborative bill of materials (BOM) and inventory management system for engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain now offers its users the ability to also […]

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January 31, 2018
VISI Pocketing Strategy To Feature At SamuMetal

SamuMetal is described as a unique event for the tools and technologies aspect of the metalworking industry. It runs from February 1-3 at Pordenone, Italy, […]

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January 31, 2018
KUKA at MEDICAL JAPAN 2018

At Japan’s largest trade fair for healthcare, KUKA is showcasing an LBR Med ultrasound demo. It represents a potential application in which a sensitive robot can […]

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January 30, 2018
Iowa State University’s Formula SAE team uses solidThinking Inspire to slash weight of rear aerodynamic wing

Bruce Jenkins | Ora Research Cyclone Racing, Iowa State University’s Formula SAE team, consists of 40+ active members who design, build, test and race a […]

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January 30, 2018
Speed, accuracy and agility – REVO 5-axis multi-sensor CMM systems

Measurement is an essential part of manufacturing, used to control processes and verify products. However, measurement time is often viewed as non-productive, causing unwanted bottlenecks […]

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January 30, 2018
EMAG at GrindTec 2018: High-precision results for small components

Cost pressure and increasing quality requirements are influencing the automotive sector more than ever before. And yet complex processes such as out-of-round grinding are coming […]

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January 28, 2018
App Uses a 2D Photo to Search for Matching 3D CAD Parts

CADSeek Mobile, a recently released engineering shape-search tool from iSEEK Corp. of Ames, Iowa, lets users take 2D photos of parts on their Android, IOS […]

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January 28, 2018
Bison Gear and Engineering launches web-based 3D CAD configurator

Bison Gear and Engineering has launched an all-new online configurator of digital CAD models for their most popular gearmotors. The configurator enables users to customize […]

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January 28, 2018
ANSYS and Rescale offer on-demand, pay-per-use ANSYS Software on Rescale’s ScaleX Cloud HPC Platform

Rescale, the leading provider of enterprise big compute and cloud HPC, is pleased to announce that ANSYS Elastic Licensing can now be purchased directly through […]

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January 28, 2018
Dremel DigiLab releases 3D45 desktop printer in UK

The 3D45 desktop printer, designed specifically to suit the education market, has been released in the UK. Reduce printing errors with filament recognition system that […]

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January 28, 2018
How to turn your hobby cnc to laser engraving and cutting machine at minimal cost and effort?

Would you like to use your home hobby cnc machine for laser engraving, but has not found any suitable accessory yet or that you have […]

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January 28, 2018
Lightweight jaws offer numerous advantages in turning

With a wide range of lightweight initiatives with chuck jaws, SCHUNK is breathing new life into turning applications. As one of the leaders for gripping […]

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January 28, 2018
Need For Speed: The Race For the 300mph Road Car

109 years? It’s been a long time since Henry T Ford’s first mass-produced automobile rolled off the production line. Things have come a long way […]

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January 28, 2018
Robotics is breaking through into multiple service industries

Robots are moving into the service industries, working collaboratively with people and with each other in logistics, agriculture, medicine, retail, hospitality and more. In Munich, […]

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January 28, 2018
TwinCAT Vision – Machine vision easily integrated into automation technology

Automatic detection, traceability and quality control of products are becoming increasingly important tasks across all stages of production. These trends are aided by inexpensive cameras […]

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January 12, 2018
3D Computer Modeling Software

There many forms of  3D computer modeling software available these days, some have more features than others. However most of the more common tools found […]

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January 9, 2018
Soap Cutter and Slicer Project

We were commissioned to produce two products for cutting and slicing soap for a local artisan soap maker here in Manchester. The products would reduce […]

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December 6, 2017
RAMPS 1.4 3D Printer Controller Board

RAMPS 1.4 Stepper Driver Boards Jumpers need to be installed under each stepper driver: jumper   Yes/No  step size 1     2    3 no   no    no    full […]

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December 6, 2017
Autodesk Fusion 360

Fusion 360 offers a great user experience and is packed with a broad selection of tools for modeling products in 3D. The downstream capabilities of […]

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November 26, 2017
Carved Wooden Sign

This carved wooden sign is manufactured from solid wood. This sign has been machined using a V cutter to provide a V shaped profile cut. […]

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November 18, 2017
FL3D CNC Router

  The design for this machine was born out of frustration of using smaller machines and have limited cutting area for the jobs at hand. […]

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