In automotive manufacturing industry the potential of 3D printing was amongst the topics creating a buzz with executives attending an automotive conference in Traverse City earlier this month.
Team Rhino is a group of four young and inspiring school students from Maritzburg College and Edenglen Highschool. The goal of the contest, was for each team to design a shell of a 4X4 battery powered, remote controlled car. They then were expected to present a verbal presentation and portfolios of their entire team.
The fourth Industrial Revolution is happening, are you ready? A major challenge for South Africa is also the fact that there is not only a local, but also a global talent shortage for Industry 4.0 professionals.
Will 3D printing affect the mining industry? Mining is an industry where bespoke tooling and manufacturing are a core part of daily operations. Problem is, that the current methods of producing tooling and components are time consuming, expensive and wasteful – mining processes that are in need of an overhaul. The many parts, used in mining operations, are made using low volume and one-off
Want to see fibre reinforce parts – as strong as aluminium? Visit Rapid 3D at Electra Mining 2016 – Hall 9, stand H04 to see this remarkable technology first hand!
Markforged 3d printing of fibre reinforced parts webinar. Discusses in detail many aspects of the technology. Where the technology fits into the design and manufacturing workflow. There is a detailed look at the Eiger software that allows engineers and designers to place fibre reinforcing exactly where they need it on a part.