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The place to find out how to manufacture multi materials together and the latest production processes. This section includes manufacturing methods of both traditional and exotic materials and joining technologies. Find articles on design for manufacture, trends in processes, mould tools, laser cutting, waterjet cutting, metal finishing, composite tooling, additive manufacture, composite processing and more.

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02/06/2017

Lasers used to bend glass into complex shapes without optical distortion

A technique created by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, in Germany, makes it possible to bend sheet glass into complex or unconventional shapes with the help of ...  Read More

02/06/2017

4D printing load bearing structures

Researchers at ETH Zurich, led by head of the Engineering Design and Computing Lab Kristina Shea, have developed a construction principle to control the deformation of load bearing 4D printed ...  Read More

12/05/2017

Engineering Materials Live: Focussed success

The inaugural Engineering Materials Live Show kicked off on Thursday 11 May at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. Coupled with the long running FAST exhibition, delegates arrived early ...  Read More

FeaturesRSS
06/06/2017

Will Ford's composites move finally crack the automotive industry's throughput dilemma?

Carbon fibre is making a slow but seemingly inevitable move into the automotive industry. But can engineers crack the throughput difficulties that have dogged uptake? James Bakewell reports.  Read More

02/06/2017

Getting the right balance between innovation and commercialisation

Maintaining a creative culture whilst ensuring commercial success is an ongoing dilemma for many engineering and materials firms. So how can inventions be used more effectively to exploit ...  Read More

07/03/2017

UK vies to become carbon fibre hub as supply chain initiative begins

As Europe's automotive industry grapples to lightweight structures and meet impending emission regulations, manufacturers are still reluctant to use carbon fibre composites. So, can a recent UK ...  Read More

Videos
09/01/2017

Bomb suit improvements

Berks based Morgan Advanced Materials has recently completed independent testing of its Silverback 4020 Elite bomb disposal suit. The tests were conducted at the independently certified Ordnance Test ...  Watch Video

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