ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Rapid Prototyping

Learning Additive at General Motors

Kevin Quinn, GM director of Additive Design and Manufacturing, talks about why teaching people about additive is important to the OEM’s efforts to advance the use of the technology
#Autodesk #engineer #GeneralMotors

Quality

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#covid-19 #Microsoft #Eaton

Business

Developer Touts 3D-Printed Batteries

Additive process promises to boost performance, speed production and lower costs
#europe

Machining

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities

Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing for Supercars

Bugatti’s titanium tailpipe cuts weight by 39%
#Volkswagen #HP #Bugatti

Rapid Prototyping

Porsche Prints Pistons

Although Porsche—like most OEMs—has been using additive technology to produce prototype components and the like, through work performed with supplier Mahle and equipment manufacturer Trumpf, it is using additive for pistons.
#Porsche #Mahle

Additive Manufacturing

GM Ramps Up 3D Printing Efforts

Corvette prototyping, COVID medical applications pave the way for production parts
#covid-19 #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Automation/Robotics

C-19 Causes IMTS 2020 Cancellation

Massive manufacturing technology show has had a long run, now with a bit of an interruption
#covid-19 #tech

Assembly

How GM Quickly Created Capacity for Mask Production

GM’s head of global manufacturing engineering talks about how a global team put mask production capacity on the floor in a week
#SAIC #GeneralMotors #tech

Additive Manufacturing

Honda to Make Ventilator Compressors in Ohio

More good works in the fight against the coronavirus
#people #covid-19 #facilities