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Moldex3D Helps Synventive to Simulate Advanced Pin Movement

Fig. 3: Uncontrolled melt front advancements are produced in original sequential valve pin movement setting.

Synventive Molding Solutions manufactures hot runner systems for the plastics injection molding industry. Its activeGate Technologies are a line of control systems that give molders using valve gated hot runner systems control beyond the on/off ability of conventional valve gates.

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Future of Making Things

A ship’s propeller created for the project using the new ‘hybrid manufacturing’ technique.

Port of Rotterdam’s RAMLAB and Autodesk pioneer ‘on-demand’ additive manufacturing for ship repair, providing a glimpse into the future of making things.

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Artec 3D Scanning Helps Create Hybrid Reality at NASA

A tool like this Olympus Delta X-ray fluorescence (XRF) metals and alloys analyzer is likely to be used on Mars in order to determine the mass ratio of different elements in samples of rock collected on the Martian surface.

With the Artec Eva 3D scanner, engineers at NASA’s Hybrid Reality Lab are able to scan tools and other assets that are used in space and create 3D printed trackable versions that can be used to enhance training.

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