Power to the People: 3D PDFs Aren’t Just for Large Organizations Anymore

Power to the People: 3D PDFs Aren’t Just for Large Organizations Anymore

Creating 3D PDF sheets for your CAD models isn’t as scary as it may sound, and the advantages they add to your organization more than pay for the investment. Not only can implementation benefit the employees at a manufacturing organization, but the customers and clients will find that 3D PDFs make sharing, editing and analyzing CAD models much easier and …

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Meet Maslow CNC: Can it be this easy to have a home CNC router?

Meet Maslow CNC: Can it be this easy to have a home CNC router?

A CNC is an automated machine that takes a design from the computer and makes a cut-out object using power tools and a medium such as wood or metal. These machines look and function a lot like 3D printers, but instead of adding material they cut it from something larger. Designs are created or downloaded online and are extremely precise, …

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See Colson’s Latest Addition to the Albion CAD Model Library

New to the Family: See Colson’s Latest Addition to the Albion CAD Model Library

Albion Contender Kingpinless Caster  310 and 410 Family, boasts a ton of power in a streamlined design. These casters, used in production dollies and heavy duty racks and carts, are USA made and can hold up to 5,400 pounds per caster! These casters sport ⅜ inch thick, laser cut legs and heat-treated, AISI 1045 steel raceway. And besides these caster’s …

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"The Red Special" Engineering Brian May's Homemade guitar

“The Red Special” Engineering Brian May’s Homemade guitar

The path to becoming a guitar god is well documented: Step 1) A young prodigy spends hours alone practicing to perfect his craft Step 2) He meets other like-minded musicians and form a band Step 3) World dominance is achieved! Guitarist Brian May added a significant step to his process, coming before the traditional “step 1,” he couldn’t afford a …

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WARR Hyperloop Team Speeding into Phase II Competition Powered by PARTsolutions

WARR Hyperloop Team Speeding into Phase II Competition Powered by PARTsolutions

UPDATE: The WARR Hyperloop team achieve new heights! The student team from TU Munich shot to first place through the 1.25 km long test tube at speeds of 324 km/h at the SpaceX Hyperloop challenge competition II in Los Angeles. The team beat their previous success from competition I. Elon Musk, as initiator of the Hyperloop challenge, even took to Twitter himself …

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Hyperloop Design: How Ryerson's Hyperloop Team Streamlined their Design Process

Hyperloop Design: How Ryerson’s Hyperloop Team Streamlined their Design Process

In 2013, Elon Musk announced the concept of a “5th mode of transportation,” the hyperloop. In 2015, Musk decided that the best way reach some of the sharpest young minds in the world, would be to host an international competition with SpaceX, where students could submit prototypes for subsystems or the Hyperloop pod itself. What is a Hyperloop? A Hyperloop …

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Cleverly Combining Components to Give Each Customer Their Own Parts Management Solution

PARTsolutions is a strategic parts management platform that is completely customizable thanks to its modular software architecture. This is made possible by combining existing tools which can be slightly modified and reused to create a separate Parts Management solution for each customer. The four basic elements of this solution that can be combined and modified for each customer are intelligent engineering and …

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