Category: Industry 4.0 Encyclopedia

Additive Manufacturing definition

Additive manufacturing uses data computer-aided-design (CAD) software or 3D object scanners to control hardware to deposit material, layer upon layer, in precise shapes. As its name implies, additive manufacturing adds material to create an object,...

Urethane RTV definition

RTV silicone is a liquid silicone compound that cures at room temperature to form a flexible rubber. This can be either an adhesive sealant, molding rubber, or electronic encapsulant potting compound. The term RTV is means room temperature...

VAT Photopolymerization definition

Vat photopolymerization is a category of additive manufacturing (AM) processes that create 3D objects by selectively curing liquid resin through targeted light-activated polymerization. All types of vat photopolymerization use special resins called...

White Metal Casting definition

White metals are any of several light-colored alloys used as a base for plated silverware, ornaments or novelties, as well as any of several lead-based or tin-based alloys used for things like bearings, jewelry, miniature figures, fusible plugs, and...

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