Advanced Manufacturing Magazine Spotlight

The May edition of Advanced Manufacturing reviewed the 2016 Wholers Report on worldwide 3D printing developments. Some of the notable sections are listed below:

  • HP soon to launch a 3D product based on it’s Multi Jet Fusion technology
  • Canon will launch their 3D printer entry in 2017
  • Young machinists can soon get in the 3D game with Mattel’s release of the $299 ThingMaker

Read about it in Advanced Manufacturing, pages 45-59.

 

Reaction Engines Reveals How Skylon Engine Works

Engineering (7/14) reports that Reaction Engines “finally revealed” how the Skylon spaceplane’s engines will be able to cool “the +1,000C incoming air to -150C in less than 0.01 second” in order to achieve initial speeds of mach 5.4. It has “a very special injector mechanism” that was designed using a 3D printer “among other technology developments.” Read More