Skip to content
SME Home Search Search Results

Displaying 11-12 of 12 results for

Search Filters: 2020 clear Robotics clear Quality/Inspection/Test clear Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing clear Smart Manufacturing clear Machining & Metal Cutting clear Automation clear Expert Opinion clear

How Bright is the Future of Automation?

In the 1955 short story “Autofac,” Philip K. Dick envisioned a world dominated by self-replicating robots that work incessantly, eventually depleting the planet’s resources.

More to Choose From in 3D Printing

From Copper to Filaments, engineers are developing new materials for 3D printing, advancing its practical use. In February, Markforged, Watertown, Mass., commercialized a pure copper filament for its printers so they can use this hard-to-machine metal.