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Sheffield University creates new 3D printer

5 years ago — Quick Read

Sheffield University is developing a high speed 3D printer that will work 100 times faster, and produce plastic parts that are three times larger. The printer uses infrared absorbing ink,...

Engineers plan to use high-powered laser to clear space debris

5 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers are planning to test high-powered lasers as a way of clearing space debris on the International Space Station. This uses a telescope to spot high-velocity debris, which is then...

In touch with reality

5 years ago — Quick Read

New digital design processes and tools are revolutionising the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing is changing. The advent of new ways to design things and build them is having an effect not...