Manufacturing

First Successful Operation With Custom 3D-Printed Titanium Lower Jaw

First Successful Operation With Custom 3D-Printed Titanium Lower Jaw

Netherlands Cancer Institute carried out first successful operation with custom 3D-printed titanium lower jaw Image credit: Mobius 3D Technology (M3DT) First Successful Operation With Custom 3D-Printed Titanium Lower Jaw After four years of intensive research by the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the Dutch Mobius 3D Technology (M3DT), a titanium lower jaw was implanted for the first time in a head and neck cancer patient. The jaw was completely reconstructed based on the patient’s 3D MRI & CT scans.   Source: Netherlands Cancer Institute Tumors in and around the lower jaw are often treated by removing part of the jaw bone...

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GibbsCAM Update Integrates Turning Enhancements From Sandvik Coromant

GibbsCAM Update Integrates Turning Enhancements From Sandvik Coromant

GibbsCAM Update Integrates Turning Enhancements From Sandvik Coromant GibbsCAM 2023 integrates Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning, which uses the slope of the insert for chip thinning to make heavy cuts and spread cutting forces and heat over a larger portion of the cutting edge. Photo Credit: Cambrio Cambrio announces the release of GibbsCAM 2023. New developments continue the focus on core capability, while introducing new technology in collaboration with Sandvik Coromant. GibbsCAM 2023 features a number of turning enhancements, including the implementation of Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning strategies. These new cutting methodologies permit turning and facing in all directions, which the company says...

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Infineon Technologies empowers Dreame Bot W10 Pro with REAL3™ Image Sensor

Infineon Technologies empowers Dreame Bot W10 Pro with REAL3™ Image Sensor

Infineon Technologies empowers Dreame Bot W10 Pro with REAL3™ Image Sensor Dreame Bot W10 Pro is the new vacuum cleaning robot equipped with a camera featuring the REAL3™ Time of Flight (ToF) image sensor Infineon’s REAL3™ ToF imager enables advanced obstacle avoidance and smart navigation in DREAME’s new vacuum cleaning robot W10 Pro. Infineon’s 3D ToF imager provides additional distance information for each of the cameras’ 38000 pixels. Chinese manufacturer Dreame, which specialized in smart home cleaning devices, has launched its new vacuum cleaning robot, the Dreame Bot W10 Pro. The smart vacuum cleaner is equipped with a camera featuring...

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This digital thread uses DFM to combine 3D printing with traditional machining

This digital thread uses DFM to combine 3D printing with traditional machining

This digital thread uses DFM to combine 3D printing with traditional machining Taking a suspension component from design to finished product using design for manufacturability principles. Siemens eRod concept EV. (Image Source: Siemens) Siemens partnered with machine tool maker DMG MORI USA, tooling manufacturer Walter and TRAK Machine Tools to show the power of the digital thread for the design and engineering workflow. Based on Siemens Xcelerator business platform, the collaboration shows the potential for optimization as a fundamental part of design and engineering in manufacturing, combining new and traditional technologies to reduce waste and maximize resource use when designing and...

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Lear Corp. Wins GM EV Parts Contract, Announces $80M Michigan factory

Lear Corp. Wins GM EV Parts Contract, Announces $80M Michigan factory

Lear Corp. Wins GM EV Parts Contract, Announces $80M Michigan factory The automotive seating manufacturer landed an exclusive contract to supply GM with battery disconnect units for trucks and SUVs. GM’s 2023 Hummer EV full size electric SUV is produced at the retooled Detroit-Hamtramck Plant using the Ultium EV platform. (Image Source: General Motors) Lear Corp. Has announced it is working with Michigan state and local officials on a plan to open a new manufacturing facility in the region with an anticipated investment of more than $80 million. The site, which will manufacture battery disconnect units (BDUs) and other vehicle...

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