Press Release (UK 13 June 2018): Desktop Engineering Ltd (DTE) is pleased to announce the formation of a new collaborative alliance with IDECAM, the renowned manufacturing consultants based in Seville, Spain. This new dynamic pan-European consultancy can offer a broad range of services to enha...
Global Warming = Global Driving Trends must change
Foremost on the political agenda across the world is global warming. Whether you believe it or not, and there is one notable leader who doesn’t, there is little point in ignoring the fact most world governments have it on their agenda.
In a previous article I discussed using random analysis to predict failure of components in a vibration environment. Random analysis is a quick way of ensuring that statistically the maximum stress due to a vibration loading will not exceed a set level, but the most common mode of failure in such ...
Additive Manufacturing has been around in some form or other since the 90's when stereolitography (SLA) and selective laser sintering (SLS) techniques were used for rapid prototyping components, but with little strength or physical integrity there was limited utility from them.
3D printing of pla...
10 August 2016 - Desktop Engineering, Seco Tools and Modig Machine Tools presented to a packed house of Senior Aerospace Engineers at Seco’s showroom in Warwickshire how their joint partnership approach to NC Machining of Aerospace parts has led to real world savings of up to 50% in Machining time...
When you’re halfway through machining components for a project that’s nearing the deadline, it can be very frustrating when the machine tool breaks and your manufacturing process slows down.
The fact is, machine tools go through a lot of wear tear over the course of their lives and eventually...
For years, 2D drawings have played a significant part of the design and manufacturing process. They’ve provided vital information on the tolerances and dimensions required for fit and functionality of a part. Yet 2D drawings are struggling to keep up with the pace of design and manufacturing in in...
Whether you’ve just started a new project or you’ve got deadlines coming up, it’s not easy to stay up to date with the latest industry news.
So we’ve put together a list of 5 interesting articles to help you catch up on some intriguing discussions happening right now in manufacturing, inc...
Competitive advantage. Business growth. Return on Investment. Achieving any one of these goals, let alone all 3, can be tough without having the right organisational strategy in place.
The truth is, customers are demanding greater complexity and customisation of products. So where do you start? D...
The manufacturing industry is changing all the time, and it’s not easy to keep up to date with the latest updates and innovations in your sector.
So we’ve listed 5 of the main talking points in the manufacturing industry to keep you up to speed with what’s been making the headlines in manu...
Consumer demand for more customised products is driving strong competition between OEMs, not just in innovation of design but also time to market. The difficulty often falls onto suppliers to optimize the manufacturing process to reduce time to market.
For NC Programmers, it can take a lot of tim...
One of the main reasons for moving manufacturing overseas has been to reduce costs. But today many OEMs are re-shoring the supply chain as going overseas no longer affords the costs advantages it used to.
For example, many companies used to benefit from off-shoring their manufacturing to China du...
Manufacturing in Motion
11 – 15 April, NEC Birmingham
Desktop Engineering (DTE) will be exhibiting at MACH 2016, the outstanding showcase for advances in the manufacturing industry brought to you by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), UK based trade association dealing specifical...