If you want to stay ahead of the competition, you have to be fast. With production times dropping and expectations rising, accelerated product development has never been more important. From additive manufacturing to rapid machining, this is the zone where you can discover the tools to get things done faster and more efficiently.
Accelerate - September 2013
This past weekend the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship kicked off with a race in Beijing.
While I am loathe to directly quote a press release, I’m doing so here to make a point: “In 2007, the F brand launched with IS F, a super sedan that catapulted the Lexus brand onto tracks and into driving purists’ hearts with a specially built 416 horsepower V8, track-tuned chassis and street-dominating attitude. “Then came the Lexus LFA, a V10-powered supercar that sent a 552 hp, carbon-fiber shockwave through the world’s top sports car echelon.” And: “The ‘F’ stands for Fuji Speedway, where Lexus conducts much of its high-speed development.
Although this illustration appears to be a man standing next to either a major appliance or a classic minicomputer from a company like Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) from back in the day. . . . . .it is actually a 3D printer that will soon be launched by German RepRap.