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01/10/2019

Smash-proof, all-metal guitar set to rock EDS

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed stainless-steel guitar at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) in two weeks’ time, on 16 October 2019 in Coventry.  Read More

02/09/2019

Competition launched for reprocessing mine tailings for the glass industry

Ennomotive, the leading open innovation platform for engineering challenges, just launched a competition to find new ways to eliminate impurities from mine tailings and use them to produce different ...  Read More

04/03/2019

Additively manufactured spinal implants

A collaboration between advanced technology and engineering companies has demonstrated the advantages of additive manufacturing (AM) in the production of spinal implants.  Read More

FeaturesRSS
04/11/2019

Tuneable bioplastics

Plastics pose a problem for the planet – from the fossil fuels used to produce them to the harmful chemicals released during their slow degradation. But plastic is so ubiquitous that giving it up ...  Read More

05/09/2019

MakerBot’s Method X brings real ABS 3D printing to manufacturing at a fraction of the cost

MakerBot has announced the launch of Method X, a manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100°C chamber, ...  Read More

03/09/2019

Engineering Materials Live: Too good to miss

Featuring top-level suppliers providing cutting-edge design and engineering solutions, Engineering Materials Live promises to make a visit more than worthwhile.  Read More

Videos
01/10/2019

EDS rocks!

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed stainless-steel guitar at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) in two weeks’ time, on 16 October 2019 in Coventry.  Watch Video

Suppliers
Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd
Huntingdon, PE29 6WR
Coolkit
Burnley, BB11 5TY
Gard Plasticases Ltd
Tonbridge, TN12 5LG
DTR VMS Ltd
Trowbridge, BA14 0XB
George Fischer Sales Ltd
Coventry, CV2 2ST
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