All Things Materials

The place to explore all the material world has to offer. Follow our live twitter feed for the very latest from the materials community and watch videos of the coolest technology that is being generated and lead by the materials industry. Read blogs from those in the material community, and listen to podcasts. All here. All materials.

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02/10/2017

Will A.I. make engineers redundant?

I’ve heard it said many times, if the industrial revolution was about amplifying muscle power, the information revolution is about amplifying brain power. More than that, it is about amplifying ...  Read More

14/09/2017

Buckling Pin Relief Valves and bursting discs – Which is best for you?

Buckling Pin Relief Valves (BPRVs) and bursting discs (rupture discs) are used when gas and liquid applications are at risk of becoming over-pressurised in order to relieve pressure. Information from ...  Read More

12/09/2017

Driven by e-motion: ICE's long goodbye

In pre-recession 2007, I attended a lecture at Imperial College London on Peak Oil. The speaker, an academic with close ties to the oil and gas industry, believed Peak Oil had, in fact, happened. He ...  Read More

PodcastsRSS

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: Joe Graney, Santa Cruz’s mountain bike master maker

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: Episode 45 Mike Leydet

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: PlanetPTC Live

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

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12/09/2017

Self-assembling nanoparticles can switch between a mirror and a window

Researchers from the Department of chemistry at Imperial College, London, have made a filter that can change between a mirror and a window by finely tuning the distance between nanoparticles in a ...  Read More

21/07/2017

How to source the right manufacturing partner

We have collaborated with leading digital manufacturer, Proto Labs, to create a guide to sourcing the most appropriate and cost effective manufacturing partner for your project. Find out more in this ...  Read More

05/07/2017

Robotic manufacture halves production times for steel prefab bridges

Prefab bridge manufacturer, Mabey, is using robots to build parts of a modular steel bridge. The Gloucestershire based firm has invested £2.6 million in robotics, halving the manufacturing time for ...  Read More

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