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Why choose CNC?

Published: 03/20

In this video we discuss why you might choose CNC machining and how this subtractive manufacturing process could save you time and money.

Philips Healthcare advances patient care technology with a high performance, remote access solution

Published: 03/20

Leading healthcare technology company transforms oncology treatment using OpenText Exceed TurboX remote access to connect therapy planning solutions

The industrial design workflow – creating and communicating multiple concepts quickly and effectively

Published: 03/20

As an industrial designer, you know that inspiration can come from many places and that revolutionary product ideas often evolve — going through stages of modification and refinement — based on inputs, insights, and intelligence gained from various sources, including consumers, distributors, ...

Increase innovation and improve industrial design with SOLIDWORKS industrial design software

Published: 03/20

Growing your company’s market share is inextricably linked to product innovation and a strong brand identity, which requires the adoption of modern industrial design. In an increasingly competitive global market, product development companies need flexible industrial design tools that allows you ...

Designing better products with SOLIDWORKS Premium

Published: 02/20

Today, designers and engineers face growing pressure to develop more innovative products faster and at lower cost to help their companies succeed in a competitive global market. Responding to this challenge requires working smarter—finding ways to save time and lower costs without negatively ...

Insight: Injection Moulding Costs

Published: 02/20

Your masterclass in product design and development, each packed with useful tips to help save you time and money.

3D printing in Polypropylene

Published: 01/20

Polypropylene is the most widely used plastic in manufacturing and yet until recently if you wanted a prototype from this material your options were limited.

Engineering Software in the Cloud

Published: 01/20

Moving engineering software to the cloud brings many benefits like total cost control, increased security, increased collaboration and many more.

Blocklift Locking Gas Struts

Published: 12/19

The Camloc range of Blocklift locking gas struts perform like conventional gas struts, with the addition of a special internal locking valve that allows the strut to be locked in any position.

New range of UK manufactured locking gas struts unveiled by Camloc Motion Control

Published: 12/19

Leicester-based gas strut manufacturer Camloc Motion Control has officially launched its range of UK manufactured Blocklift locking gas struts.

Brushless Motors – All you need to know

Published: 11/19

When advanced motion control is required, a servo motor would usually be the go-to engineers’ choice. They are tried and trusted, having been in use for decades, and can be found in a multitude of devices, from smaller scale toys and home electronics right up to cars and planes. However, a servo ...

Stepper Motors: All You Need to Know

Published: 11/19

There are many uses for stepper motors, but what do you actually know about the most efficient and effective uses for a stepper motor?

Cost-saving, time-saving bespoke motor selection service

Published: 11/19

There is an extensive and comprehensive range of cost-effective and efficient motors available, to fulfil motor needs of products and applications around the world. So how do you select the correct motor for your project?

Report warns major car brand to fail in next three years

Published: 09/19

More than half of respondents to ‘The Innovation Race’ – a Protolabs report that explores the challenges and opportunities for Europe’s car makers – expect a big name to fall victim to the unprecedented period of change currently being seen across the globe.

Do your engineers need remote access to product design software from customer sites or other remote locations?

Published: 09/19

Look up product designs from a customer location and make quick changes before parts go into production. If this is a common scenario for you then you need powerful remote access.

A helping hand when choosing Your 3D printing material

Published: 09/19

Our 3DP Material Selector lists specific measurements like resolution, tensile strength and hardness to ensure you have the most suitable material and additive manufacturing process for your part’s application.

Empower global teams with remote access collaboration

Published: 09/19

Give engineers powerful collaboration tools so they can resolve issues in teamwork and speed up the product design phase. Advanced collaboration is one of the many benefits of remote access.

Share your expensive engineering workstations in a data centre

Published: 09/19

Organisations have traditionally provided knowledge workers with high-end 3D workstations, which are expensive, difficult to maintain and keep users tied to their desk.

A closer look at material properties

Published: 08/19

When designing plastic or metal parts, your material’s mechanical, physical, thermal, and electrical properties are often critical.

Inphi leverages OpenText Exceed TurboX to consolidate data centres

Published: 07/19

International semiconductor company uses OpenText software to drive engineering design efficiency and simplify IT infrastructure management.

Share and collaborate on product designs with multiple teams and customers

Published: 06/19

Remote access to graphically demanding product design software enables better collaboration between engineering and production teams as well as with customers

Internals; optimising gas springs performance

Published: 06/19

The overall performance characteristics of a gas spring can be tailored to specific applications. You should look for a gas spring manufacturer that will work with you or your team of design engineers, to understand your needs and design a solution that best suits your application and budget.

Digital manufacturing helps medtech firm's goal to improve patient outcomes

Published: 06/19

HemoSonics used 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection moulding to quickly develop blood analysis machine.

Do your engineers need remote access to product design software from customer sites or other remote locations?

Published: 06/19

Look up product designs from a customer location and make quick changes before parts go into production. If this is a common scenario for you then you need powerful remote access.

Gas spring terminology and dimensional considerations

Published: 06/19

When specifying a new gas spring or looking for an equivalent to an existing part there is some useful terminology and dimensions that will make the design engineer’s life easier;