Technology

The latest technology is at the forefront of engineering design, here you will find articles covering a range of topics such as design software and rapid prototyping.

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Getting to grips with bionic costs

Recent advances in robotic prosthetic hands have been little short of extraordinary, but have remained out of the price range of many who need them. However, a number of engineers and start-ups are ...




The heart of automated production

As businesses pursue higher throughput and lower overheads automated production cells have become a vital part of manufacturing. HepcoMotion’s chairman, Giles Forster explains the benefits of this ...




5 signs that you still need to prototype

For a business, deciding to commit to creating a physical prototype can be a difficult task. Here Ogle Models outlines the key points that mean you probably do need to invest in a prototype for your ...













Negotiating with engineering candidates

Engineers are notoriously difficult to pin down, and when you finally do find the right one, you find out that several employers are trying the same thing. Here, we look at the five most important ...


Bearings help optimise Winter Olympic bobsleds

In the sport of bobsledding, everything must come together perfectly at the crucial moment: the talent of the athletes, the technology of the bobsleds, and a little bit of luck. Schaeffler is ...






Structurally bonding low surface energy materials

North-East bonding experts, Advanced Adhesives, was tasked recently with solving the issue of bonding low surface energy materials (LSEs) structurally for several high-profile applications where the ...