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December 2014

Before communication technologies, people met physically in villages and town centres to exchange ideas and trade. Read more

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Micro systems-based products are a key value-adding element for many sectors of industry — and the predicted nanotechnology future will also be largely delivered by micro technologies. Read more

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Compugraphics is beaming with pride after learning of the success of the Rosetta probe mission in November 2014. Read more

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I am struggling to find the time to write my CMM column — I have been preoccupied with preparing to appear in front of a research grant-awarding panel to try and convince them to fund one of my pet projects. Read more

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Due to the tremendous quality and efficiency benefits associated with the use of industrial CT for non-destructive failure and structure analysis and 3D metrology for measurement of internal part geometries, demand for the technology is growing. Read more

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Micron-scale resolution — with today’s laser technology, resists for micro components can be produced cheaply and quickly. Read more

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One of the great debates in machining is how to confirm the accuracy of a machine when working with tilting and swivelling tables. Read more

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Aerotech’s ETC servo tracking control feature facilitates breakthrough laser optical device fabrication. Read more

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The recent success in confirming the existence of the Higgs particle at CERN is an amazing achievement for experimental physics. Read more

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Machining of metals has always been a challenging task and when dealing with metal injection moulded (MIM) parts, it becomes even tougher. Read more

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Over the last three decades China slowly transformed its strictly centrally planned economy into a more market oriented economy, where technology is to play an important role. Read more

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