Special Digital Edition: 3D Printing Comes of Age
From spacecrafts to robots to a wide array of medical applications and high fashion, 3-D printing is fast becoming a staple tool for companies across multiple industry sectors to more cost effectively and efficiently produce highly complex and custom products. Prices for 3-D printers are rapidly coming down and the breadth of materials choices is continuously expanding. The editors of Design News have put together a round up of articles covering the latest advancements in the area of 3-D printing not to mention a look at the broader trends.
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Technology Roundup: Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power
Plastic sometimes gets a bad reputation as a weakling. In reality, plastic has become a versatile and strong material in additive manufacturing, bearings, and general components that are put to use in medical, aerospace, automotive and other designs requiring long-term reliability. The truth is that plastic in some ways and applications can outperform metals. In this Tech Round-Up e-book, Design News looks at the power of modern day plastics for design and engineering.
Technology Roundup: Broadening the Bond
Some tapes, adhesives, and other materials are becoming more durable, resistant, and flexible. In this Tech Round-up, we take a look at how the likes of tapes and more are building bonds better than ever before and allowing for material use in new ways.
Technology Roundup: Optimization Tools Streamline Design and Development
Speed up your development time with latest design tools. Old prototyping and testing techniques are dying. Find out about new simulation, testing, and design optimization tools. Plus, explore the role of 3D printing in rapid prototyping. Sponsored by Altair.
Technology Roundup: Plastic Can Do the Job
Think you know what plastics can do? Be surprised. Materials have evolved. Discover new applications for resins and polymers and when you could choose a lightweight option in place of more traditional and expensive standards. Sponsored by igus.
Technology Roundup: A 360° Look at PCB Design
As board complexity grows, the design and layout of that PCB grows as well. Speed increases, component count increases, and board area often shrinks. With all these factors in mind, weve assembled this Technology Roundup that covers a host of complex issues, including materials; how to handle overstress; embedding components; and thankfully, a guide to avoiding common PCB design mistakes. Sponsored by Isola.
Technology Roundup: The Latest Developments in AC Servo Technology
Whether youre new to servo technology or its been your bailiwick for eons, theres always something to learn as technologies continue to evolve, just as the applications theyre deemed for evolve. This Technology Roundup serves both of those purposes. It looks at the latest servo technologies so you can stay ahead of the curve, while zeroing in on a few specific applications. Sponsored by Yaskawa.
Technology Roundup: The Modern Automobile
Many different aspects go into creating todays modern automobile, things that we really didnt have to consider previously. Such features run the gamut from the latest displays to connectivity to collision detection. This Technology Roundup details some of the (not-so) futuristic features we can expect to see, and the components and development tools that are required for implementation. Sponsored by TE Connectivity.
The Best of Gadget Freak - Volume 2
For ten years running, Gadget Freak has recognized members of the Design News community for maximizing its cool and imaginative design techniques. What youll find in this Technology Roundup is the best of the best of Gadget Freak, voted on by our loyal readers. We think youll be dazzled by what your peers have been up to. Sponsored by Allied Electronics.
Technology Roundup eBook: Modern Fluid Design
Strong performance in hydraulics and fluid power bring better engineering. Don’t ignore these in your design, product development, and manufacturing! Check out this e-book on modern fluid design. Content Includes: Fluid Power Helps Simulation Table Push Performance Boundaries Graphical Programming Allows Small Staff to Design Big Machine Don't Overlook the Hydraulics in Motion Control Applications 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Product Development More...
The Best of Gadget Freak Volume 4
For twelve years now, reader-created inventions from makers, inventors, and DIY enthusiasts all over the world have been recognized for their inventions by Gadget Freak. What you’ll find in this ebook is the best of Gadget Freak, voted on by our loyal readers. We think you’ll be amazed by what your peers have been up to. Sponsored by Allied Electronics.
Technology Roundup eBook: Cutting-Edge Consumer Electronics Design and Development
Consumers expect their devices to do a lot more than simply work. They must be sleek, smart, react to touch, and communicate with each other and, in some cases, the user’s body. In this Design News Tech Roundup, we’ve gathered 8 articles and teardowns to help you get your product from prototype to cutting edge consumer design. Articles include: Four Tips for Designing the Most Effective Touchscreen Interface, Consumer Wearables are Running into a Wall, Prototyping Processes: Choosing the Best Process for your Project, and It's Time to Get Enchanted with Smart Product Design. Sponsored by Proto Labs.
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