Mechanical Design

FARO and 3D Scanning for Engineering

Who is FARO? They are a company that offers both hardware and software for 3D scanning. In this post, we will discuss the capabilities, the applications, and the differentiators of their offerings. First off, FARO offers what’s called a scan arm. The scan arm is like a little gun attached to an arm that you …

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Insights from Research: Finding and Accessing Information in Engineering

I think we all know that engineers use a lot of different information to make design decisions. And the big question is, how do they find that information, and how do they access it? Well, this year, we conducted some research to look into the answers.

Xometry: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

So who is Xometry, and what do they do? They’re a manufacturing bureau with a network of about 3,000 manufacturing partners. How it works is you upload your 3-D model, specify how you want it manufactured, and what materials you want to use. As you upload your part, it looks at the geometry, the PMI, and other tolerances you specify.

Generative Design and Engineering Ethics: Where’s the Intersection?

Let’s talk about how generative design and engineering ethics intersect. Generative design offers a ton of capabilities to automate, explore, and discover new design options.

Vertex: Do We Need Another 3D Visualization Tool?

Okay, so let’s talk about Vertex. First off, what is it and, what does it do?

ParaMatters: What is it? What’s the value?

Let’s talk about ParaMatters’ traits and characteristics.
Number one, it is a cloud-based platform, so you access it through a browser. Number two, it is a token-based purchase, so you buy tokens and consume them based on the jobs that you run.

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What printers does Formlabs offer and how are they different?

Let’s talk about Formlabs. There’s a lot of innovation happening in the whole additive manufacturing space, and Formlabs has some tangible differences in what they’re doing. The most noticeable difference is they print the parts upside down, and this is stereolithography, so they are using a resin.

The Implications for Design Accountability in Agile for Hardware

Are you thinking about switching over to using agile for hardware development? There’s one cultural change you might want to consider before you make the switch.

Kubotek’s K-Force Tools: What Are They? What’s the Value?

What are Kubotek’s solutions, and how can they be used?

So let’s talk about Kubotek’s offerings in this space. For context, when you talk about mechanical design, pretty much everybody is working with suppliers nowadays.

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