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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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26/01/2017

Meeting market demand with Engineering Materials Live

The new Engineering Materials Live exhibition will open in Birmingham in May. This new event is being launched in association with Engineering Materials magazine to meet the needs of engineering ...  Read More

16/01/2017

UV light for producing customised surfaces

A process to structure surfaces and to apply or detach functional molecules has been developed by scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). They use UV light for the formation or ...  Read More

12/01/2017

Cost effective lightweighting project to overmould carbon fibre composite with thermoplastic

Carbon fibre processor, Surface Generation, has started work on an 18-month R&D project to produce affordable lightweight carbon fibre components for the automotive industry. Backed by Innovate UK, ...  Read More

FeaturesRSS
30/08/2016

3D printing meta-materials: combining multi-materials at the print head to produce almost any properties

Combining different polymers in different combinations per layer of 3D printed material, is leading to the development of an entirely new palette of materials. Justin Cunningham reports.  Read More

30/08/2016

Two hypercar designers that choose metal over composites

While many automotive manufacturers are looking at composites and aluminium to lightweight, two supercar designers are turning to nature to find fresh innovation in metals. Engineering ...  Read More

30/08/2016

Airbus 3D print a plane as flying testbed

As industries push the boundaries of additive manufacturing, an Airbus engineer wanted to answer the ultimate question, ‘can you 3D print an entire aircraft?’  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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