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How 3D Printing will Change Manufacturing

How 3D Printing will Change Manufacturing

Industrial 3D Printing is at a tipping point , moving beyond its roots of rapid prototyping, tooling and toys. Now known as additive manufacturing, parts are manufactured for larger batches of customized production. Will 3D printing be able to replace conventional manufacturing? We think it will as the technology continues to grow and consumers, businesses and governments embrace the idea of mass customization mixed with mass production. Sales of Industrial Grade 3D printers are rapidly increasing There have been rapid increases in sales of industrial grade 3D printing machines. In 2014, companies like GE invested in the technology for rapid prototyping...

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Why so Accurate?

Why so Accurate?

Does 1 micron really make a difference? Many of our customers are delighted to use our precision engineering products. But why is accuracy so important? The difference between "accuracy" and "resolution" is often misunderstood. Does an accurate measuring instrument mean it has good resolution? Quite likely.Does a measuring instrument with high resolution mean it has good accuracy? Maybe. There are no definite answers to this and the difference rests heavily on the quality of production during the creation of the measuring instruments.   Resolution Resolution refers to the digit accuracy you can see on the product. Lets try the following...

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What is Inside WD-40?

What is Inside WD-40?

WD-40's secret sauce for over 60 years has made it world famous. Today we find out what's really inside WD-40. Can you really use it on all applications or are there some areas where another lubricant is better. WD-40 is said to be suitable for lubricating all parts and certainly does a good job on most of those claims. This "secret formula" seems to have endless applications where some oils have just one. Is it just oil or are there different properties that let WD-40 perform better than competitor products. What is WD-40 made of? We start by looking at the name...

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Top 3 Family Friendly Cycling Routes in Singapore [2021]

Top 3 Family Friendly Cycling Routes in Singapore [2021]
In this post, we give our top 3 picks for families with children just learning to cycle. Included are also some rest areas and landmarks.

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Why are Milwaukee Batteries Better? [2021]

Why are Milwaukee Batteries Better? [2021]

Cordless Power Tools rely on their batteries to deliver jobsite performance. Milwaukee REDLITHIUM Batteries power everything: from drills, impact wrenches, grinders, lights and even compressors. Today, we take apart the heart of the Milwaukee tool system to find out what makes these batteries so special.    Why does the Battery Matter? When you are using a cordless device, your source of power and torque on the jobsite rests solely on the battery. Trade users on remote job sites understand how important it is to keep spare (and working batteries) to power their tools. A good battery works you through the day...

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