3D printing Acronyms & Abbreviations

Subscribe below to download The ultimate guide to 3D printing: Acronyms, Abbreviations & Glossary. Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing is an exciting technology and is rapidly growing in...

BMW 3D-prints bike chassis and iBMW roadster part

Figure 1. S1000RR sports bike chassis & swingarm (source:visordown) At its digital day in Mallorca, BMW boasted its S1000RR sports bike chassis made out of 3D printing (aka additive manufacturing)....

Ferrari 488 Pista exhaust manifold

Recently Ferrari unveiled its 488 Pista at Geneva motor show (2018) in Switzerland as the best performing and most powerful V8 Ferrari model in its history. Ferrari press release in...

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Product design process

Product design process is a set of planned activities that convert an idea into a product and make it commercially available to the end user

Mechanical Transmission

Mechanical power transmission is the transfer of energy from where it’s generated to a place where it is used to perform work

Casting processes

Process in which molten metal is poured into a mould that contains a hollow cavity of a desired shape and allowed to cool down to form a solidified part

Additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is commonly given to the technologies that use successive layers of material to create a three dimensional object

Metal forming

Metal is plastically deformed to create shapes by a force that exceeds the material yield strength where strain hardening occurs.

Manufacturing Processes

Manufacturing engineering or manufacturing process are the steps through which raw materials are transformed into a final product

Mechanical Elements

Machine elements are basic mechanical parts and features used as the building blocks of machine design

New Product Development

New Product Development (NPD) is a comprehensive set of multi-disciplinary processes that transform a market opportunity into a marketable new product to satisfy customer requirements