Despite its great potential, additive manufacturing has the current drawback of requiring secondary operations to complete a part. A methodology dubbed “AIMS” is attempting to overcome this challenge via an integrated and hybrid, i.e., additive plus subtractive (read: machining), approach.
The Bullitt Center, a commercial and office building in downtown Seattle, was borne as a showcase for state-of-the-art methodologies in green construction and operations of built environments. While there was more upfront cost to create the structure, it will be more than offset by the long-term payback.
If you’re a regular reader of ThomasNet News, you’re likely a registered user of ThomasNet.com. What you might not be aware of is that my colleagues recently relaunched the supplier discovery and product sourcing platform to make it more efficient for engineers, buyers, and supply professionals to use.
A storm or any other disaster can wreak havoc on communications infrastructure for an extended time. Contributing writer Mike Keating outlines communications products and services that can help businesses and organizations get back up and running.