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ABB expands its collaborative robotics portfolio

December 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

ABB has unveiled a new, single-arm collaborative robot that combines industry-leading capabilities with a much smaller footprint. Building on the success of YuMi – the world’s first truly collaborative, dual-arm industrial robot – the new robot has a payload of 500 grams and can be easily integrated into existing assembly lines to increase

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MIT engineers designed new 3D printer that is 10 times faster than existing commercial 3D printers

December 1, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

MIT researches have develop a new desktop 3D printer that they claim to be up to 10 times faster than other commercial printers available on the market. Anastasios John Hart, associate professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, said the new design can print

MIT researchers develop new process for converting carbon dioxide into fuels

November 29, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

MIT scientists have developed a new method for converting carbon dioxide into useful compounds such as fuels and feedstocks for a variety of manufacturing industries. Developed by MIT postdoc Xiao-Yu Wu and Ahmed Ghoniem, the Ronald C. Crane Professor of

Michelin’s 3D printed concept tyre named among TIME Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2017

November 22, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Michelin’s groundbreaking concept tyre, called VISION, has been selected among TIME Magazine’s influential “25 Best Inventions of 2017”. Designed as both a wheel and a tyre, this airless, connected, rechargeable, customisable and organic tyre was

Dubai to build bus stops and pedestrian bridges using 3D printing technology

November 17, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Dubai will soon begin using 3D printing technology to construct a pedestrian bridge, bus stops and marine transport station as part of a new 3D printing initiative launched by the country’s transport authority, the RTA. Abdul Reda Abul Hassan, who chairs

GE Additive introduces scalable and customisable 3D metal printer

November 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

GE additive has unveiled a scalable, meter-class, laser powder-bed fusion BETA machine that will allow manufacturers of large parts and components configure and customise to their own specific industry applications. Developed in just nine months as part of

Rockwell Automation announces investment in artificial intelligence for industrial automation

November 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Rockwell Automation has made an investment in The Hive, a Silicon Valley innovation fund that co-creates, funds, and launches startups with substantial operational and technology support. Elik Fooks, senior vice president for corporate development at Rockwell