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February 17, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 04
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Image - Top Trends in Additive Manufacturing for 2016 Top Trends in Additive Manufacturing for 2016
Additive manufacturing will continue to advance this year according to ProtoCAM, a provider of AM and rapid prototyping services. Expect larger production runs, increased complexity of parts, greater strength, new materials and more. Here's a rundown of the trends to look for in 2016.
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Image - Strong New Metal Nanocomposite Could Lead to Lighter Airplanes and Cars Strong New Metal Nanocomposite Could Lead to Lighter Airplanes and Cars
Researchers recently created a new metal nanocomposite that could be used to make lighter airplanes, spacecraft, and cars, helping to improve fuel efficiency. It also could be used to improve mobile electronics and biomedical devices.
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  New Software Development Kit Simplifies Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity for Manufacturers
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Image - Firearms Manufacturer Develops Custom App to Reduce Scrap and Operator Error Firearms Manufacturer Develops Custom App to Reduce Scrap and Operator Error
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  Advanced Metalworking Fluid Designed for Tough Alloys; Wins Approval from Aerospace Manufacturer
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  Unique Cart System Ideal for Dumping Heavy Loads of Metal Chips
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Image - New High-Performance Carbide Bur Increases Metal Removal Rates By 100% New High-Performance Carbide Bur Increases Metal Removal Rates By 100%
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  2 New Laser Machines Provide Easy Texturing and Structuring for Small Parts
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  New 4-Axis VTC Designed for High-Volume Wheel Production and Similar Parts
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