This Advanced Manufacturing Technology TOE profiles advancements in deep hole drilling machines, milling machines, combined additive manufacturing and computer numerical control (CNC) machines, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), weld cleaning, electronics printing, 3D printing, and molding.
The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market.
Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation.
Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster.
The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as;
- The impact semiconductor
- Automotive and transportation
- Aerospace and defense
- Industrial, healthcare
- Electronics industries
Keywords: Deep hole drilling, milling, computer numerical control (CNC), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), laser metal deposition, additive manufacturing, electrochemical, weld cleaning, metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), spot welding, extrusion 3D printing, fused filament fabrication, fused deposition modeling, laser, 3D printing, selective laser sintering, robotics, roll-to-roll fabrication, superplasticity, electronic printing, forging, additive manufacturing, low pressure molding
Recent Developments in Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
- Deep Hole Drilling Machine Cuts Cycle Time, Improves Accuracy
- Groove Miller Secures and Stabilizes Machining
- One Machine Completes Additive Part Manufacturing
- CAM Solution Speeds Machining and Maintains Quality and Safety
- More Efficient Cleaning of Weld Discoloration and Heat Tint
- Additive Forging to Print Titanium Alloys in Hours
- Electronics Printing Keeps Metal Properties Intact
- Molding For Electronics Encapsulation
- Extrusion 3D Printer Using a Laser
- Low Cost, Selective Laser Sintering Printer
- Industry Contacts