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Sensors and Actuators

What is Internet of Things
Electronics in Product Design

Guide to Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to physical "Things" that gathers data and transfers them to cloud via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cellular networks
Electronics in Product Design

Guide to NFC in product design

Near Field Communication technology enables wireless interaction between two NFC-compliant devices up to 10 cm apart
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Manufacturing Processes

Understanding Pros and Cons of Fibre and CO2 Laser Cutters

Explore the advantages and drawbacks of fibre and CO2 laser cutters. Choose the laser cutting system that best fits your production needs.
Product Design Process

Engineering Product Design

Engineering product design combines creativeness, technical design skills, engineering science and analysis to create products

Manufacturing processes

Compression Moulding
Compression moulding is a manufacturing process which uses heat and pressure to mould plastic resins and thermosets into a desired shape
Surface finish
Surface finish is the nature of a surface as defined by the three characteristics of lay, surface roughness, and waviness.
Injection moulding defects
12 Injection moulding defects and what causes them?
Injection moulding defects and their causes can help prevent by changing the part design, mould, material and processing parameters
Shaft Splines & Serrations

Shaft splines & serrations are used to transmit rotational torque on the same axis and connect mechanical elements such as gears and pulleys.

Shaft key selection & shaft keyway design guide
Shaft key selection and keyway design should consider key types, correct fit, Key material, shaft material, load, fatigue & safety factors
Shaft key and keyway
A Key is used on a shaft keyway to retain mechanical power transmission components such as gear drives and pulleys to transmit power
Aluminium Alloy for CNC machining

CNC machining of Aluminium alloy offers a range of advantages due to the material’s specific properties.

Guide to Batteries in Product Design
Primary and secondary batteries are electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy to electrical energy
Injection moulding surface finish design guide – DfM
Injection moulding surface finish as per SPI and VDI classification systems – Gloss, semi-gloss, matte and textured surface finish

Tools & Techniques

Engineering Design Analysis

Introduction to Topology Optimization

Topology optimization is a process that optimizes material layout within a given 3D geometrical design space for a defined user set of rules. What is ...

Engineering Design Analysis

O-ring compression force
The force necessary to compress an O-ring to maintain an acceptable sealing line of contact is referred to as the O-ring compression force
Introduction to Topology Optimization
Topology optimization is a process that optimizes material layout within a given ...