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GM joined forces with Autodesk to develop the first 3D-printed and functionally optimised seat holder. Photo: GM

Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability
Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability
Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability

Intelligent lightweight solutions are increasingly gaining ground in machine tool construction. The main focuses are on new geometries and materials as well as simulation and 3D printing. Exhibitors at EMO Hannover will be showing how products can be designed and manufactured to meet lightweight and...
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Renishaw Radtraeger Formula Rennwagen

Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at the METAV 2018 is ideally suited for networking
Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at...
Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at the METAV 2018 is ideally...

Components produced by additive manufacturing (AM) are ideally created using processes designed specifically for 3D printing throughout. Under these conditions, generative processes may usefully complement or supersede existing technologies. The current state of affairs is described as follows by on...
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