Will Control Over Part Data Expand and Simplify AM Supply Chains?

Blog Post: 3/30/2018 – Digital rights management for manufactured part files will enable OEMs to enforce manufacturing requirements at a distance, potentially providing an alternative to closely held relationships with suppliers of critical AM parts. PETER ZELINSKI  Editor-in-Chief, Additive Manufacturing Screen capture taken from this video demonstration of Identify3D illustrates control over the part quantity produced. In ..

Moog Signs Agreement with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) to Perform Co-Funded Work Supporting Adaptation of Blockchain Technology for Additive Manufacturing

March 27, 2018 East Aurora, NY – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) and NCMS have signed an 18 month contract to perform co-funded work in support of applying Moog’s VeriPart™ solution, adapting blockchain technology for additive manufacturing.  This agreement will allow Moog’s VeriPart™ solution to be demonstrated via Microsoft Azure Blockchain. NCMS will provide project ..

INTERVIEW: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DMDII – PROTECTING 3D PRINTING FROM CYBER THREATS

MARCH 26TH 2018 – MICHAEL PETCH How do you product 3D printing enterprises against cyber-security risks? Earlier this month the Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) launched a a $750,000 Cyber Hub for Manufacturing intending to tackle the issue of cyber-espionage attacks against the manufacturing sector. The seed funding comes from the U.S. Department of Defense ..

How Control Over Part Data Will Expand and Simplify Supply Chains

Blog Post: 1/4/2018 –PETER ZELINSKI – Digital rights management for manufactured part files will enable OEMs to enforce manufacturing requirements at a distance, as an alternative to in-person certification of suppliers. The recipient of a rights-protected part file who has access to it can in turn subcontract it to others, making the requirements even more limiting. ..

Digital Security for the 3D Printing Supply Chain

December 20, 2017 – Posted by: Pamela J. Watermanin Additive Maufacturing Software, Industrial Additive Manufacturing Systems, Software SolutionsDecember 20, 2017 No matter the specific process, additive manufacturing (AM) can’t exist without a digital stream of data. From 3D CAD design through to final inspection, computer files define the intellectual property (IP) of the part itself, the build set-up, process settings, ..