Tag: 3d printing

The Rocker Arms Diet

A couple of years ago, I moved to Bavaria, one of Germany’s wealthiest states. Even though Bavaria has a lot of industry, when driving through the state it can happen that you only see farmland and houses around you for … Read More

Altair is Making Headlines with the Light Rider Motorbike

The November issue of the German publication “Digital Engineering Magazin” is fresh off the presses, featuring Altair on  the cover. Digital Engineering highlights the story about the development of the Airbus APWorks “Light Rider”, the world’s first electrical motorcycle prototype.  APWorks engineers … Read More

The Secret to Creating a Winning Component

Recently, Altair, Click2Cast, HBM nCode, and Voxeljet teamed up to tackle the challenges of lightweight design in mold manufacturing. The team successfully created an innovative design and manufacturing process for a wheel carrier, which enhances performance and efficiency with 3D … Read More

Engineering the Design Process for 3D Printing

While thinking about the theme of this article, I remembered the title of a famous book by Henry Petroski, “To Engineer is Human”. Although the book covers many examples of engineering feats and lessons learned from spectacular failures that resulted from inadequate … Read More

Thought Leader Thursday: Modern Designers

In 2003, the German band Kraftwerk released Tour de France Soundtracks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prestigious bicycle tour. I have to admit that I like that video – black and white images refined with minimal and subtle colorful … Read More