Phil Webb, Cranfield University, UK, looks at automation and the potential of humans collaborating with robots.
The world’s deep-sea trenches are mysterious and relatively unexplored areas with the potential to influence the world’s climate. Automation is helping to analyse and answer the questions of the oceans depths, as Faulhaber explains.
Trisha Rice, Vice President and General Manager of materials science solutions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, talks about the company’s new analysing technology for additive manufacture.
Peter Morgan, Technical Product Specialist at Elementar UK, discusses how 3D printing works, the role of metals and plastics in the process, and what techniques can be used for quality control.
Joakim Fagerlund*, Senior R&D Engineerat steel solutions company Ovako, Sweden, talks about the company’s new online heat treatment guide.
Materials World talks to Nigel Flowers, UK Managing Director at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, about injection moulding with bio-plastics.
Protolabs, UK, explains how to make the step from planning to production using injection moulding.
Richard Gregory, Quality and Engineering Director of the composites facility at Prodrive, explains the process of back-injection moulding of carbon composite parts.
Tim Norman* explains what to consider when inspecting and assessing the condition of cast iron water pipes.
In a typical year, Axiom Engineering Associates might undertake 50 metallurgical failure investigations. Steve Woodward takes a tour of its black museum of failure.