Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2017

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56 MMS January 2017 SHOP TALK fulfill their shared vision of incorporating additive manufacturing into the traditional manufacturing workflow, helping it to become a universally rec- ognized production practice that can benefit multiple industries, including aerospace, automo- tive, transportation, energy and industrial tooling. This announcement also builds on Siemens' recently announced end-to-end solution integrat- ing digital design, simulation and data management with conventional and additive manufacturing. The two companies have already been col- laborating on multiple projects, including the direct link from Siemens' NX sof tware for CAD/ CAM/CAE to Stratasys' GrabCAD Print platform, e n a b l i n g a s e a m l e s s design-to-3D print work- flow, and the recently p r e v i e w e d S t r a t a s y s Robotic Composite 3D D e m o nstrato r, w h i c h incorporates Siemens' product lifecycle man- agement (PLM) software and its motion control and CNC automation technologies to produce strong, lightweight per- formance parts. In the ir joint pre s s release, the companies argue that while additive manufacturing technol- o g y h a s m a d e g r e a t str i d e s ove r th e pa st years, additional criteria are required for it to take its place in volume pro- duction environments and become as com- monplace as CNC. Ide- ally, the companies say, additive manufacturing solutions should deliver robust, repeatable and SharpVue Advanced Digital Microscopy • Crystal-clear image with true color reproduction • Rapid auto-focus lens • Built-in LED lighting • 9" working distance • USB and HDMI outputs • 30x Optical Magnification, 300x Digital • Includes remote control with clearly labeled buttons • Imaging and measurement software included. Sophisticated, Versatile and User-Friendly Tailored To Fit | 734-973-0099 | SharpVue 360° Tilt Table Item # 26700-135-TTB SharpVue X-Y Glide Stage Item # 26700-135-XYTB Item # 26700-135 SIEMENS, STRATASYS FORM PARTNERSHIP TO INCORPORATE AM INTO TRADITIONAL PRODUCTION Stratasys Ltd. and Siemens have announced a formal partnership to integrate Siemens' Digital Factory solutions with Stratasys' additive manu- facturing solutions. The partnership is intended to lay the foundation for the two companies to

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