Episode 7: Digital Assembly with Michael Todd
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Product assembly is a big factor in production time, labor cost, and complexity. 3D printing can be used to consolidate multiple parts into a single part that couldn’t be produced conventionally, but most products still need at least some assembly. Fasteners are fiddly and snap-fits are fragile. An emerging solution: advanced adhesives, applied with automated machinery—a step toward fully digital assembly. Listen for advice from Michael Todd, head of innovation at Henkel Adhesives, on picking the right adhesive for the right application—and for insight into how adhesives are advancing digital fabrication. Read more on the Formlabs blog: http://bit.ly/2FY5MMk
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