Research and Development


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Technology Innovations

Game On: How Gamification Transforms Mundane Assembly Tasks Into Motivating Challenges

April 12, 2024
Treating work like a game sounds like a win-win for productivity and employee happiness, but researchers at West Virginia University found some surprising results from their experiment...
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Technology Innovations

Fun Innovations Friday: 3D Printing Experiment Creates 15-Pound Bike That Rivals Professional Bikes

Feb. 16, 2024
CoreTechnologie's 3D printing project ended up creating an aluminum and carbon bike that clocks in at the lowest possible weight limit for bikes in the Tour de France—showing ...
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Research and Development

Project Aims to Create a Fully Automated 3D Printing Production in One System

Feb. 8, 2024
Scape Technologies, Danish Technological Institute, and AMT join in EUROSTARS Project to create just-in-time 3D printing production.
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The image on the left shows clean glass within its chamber holder assembly before any welding has occurred. The center image shows the kind of deposits that typically occur with Laser in Vacuum welding systems that do not include optical protection.  The image on the right shows a window after 2 hours of welding using CVE’s unique optics protection system.
Research and Development

Project Paves the Way for Industrialization of Laser in Vacuum Welding

Jan. 24, 2024
Cambridge Vacuum Engineering and Cranfield University's groundbreaking Knowledge Transfer Partnership solves optical contamination issue in welding.
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Technology Innovations

Fun Innovations Friday: The Company Replacing Petroleum-Based Plastics With Plants

Jan. 19, 2024
PlantSwitch has seemingly solved the issue of single-use plastics by creating a bioplastic material from plants and ensuring that it also works with current plastic processing...


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Plant Operations

NED eBook: Top Tips for Plant Maintenance and How to Stay Ahead

Sept. 6, 2022
If you're looking for tips on improving maintenance, conquering maintenance techniques, and the one product to solve all your problems, then read on to get your facility in tip...
Mikrotron's CoaXPress CMOS Cameras
Research and Development

New Surface Friction Measurement Method May Help Reduce Aircraft Drag and Improve Fuel Efficiency

Jan. 8, 2024
Mikrotron's EoSens CXP camera was used to capture images in a wind tunnel experiment to test the new surface measurement.
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Technology Innovations

Top Innovations of 2023

Dec. 22, 2023
A look back at the top innovations from the year in manufacturing, science, and engineering.
Research and Development

Lone Workers Ensure Their Safety With IoT Fall Detection Alert Solution

Dec. 12, 2023
Since November, concrete producer PRO BETON’s lone worker protection equipment has incorporated Wearin's IoT solution, which alerts the control center in the event of an accident...
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Controls & Instrumentation

Thermo Fisher Accelerates Cell Therapy Manufacturing With Next-Generation Platform of Detachable Dynabeads

Dec. 7, 2023
The breakthrough Gibco CTS Detachable Dynabeads platform delivers process flexibility and scalability with the first active release mechanism of its kind for clinical trial and...