Digital Simulation of 3D Printing Nozzle Assembly
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An interesting research project being performed by Roger Tipton is the digital simulation of the plastic material in an FDM 3D printer nozzle as a part is being printed.  We are trying to better understand how the performance of finished products is a result of extrusion nozzle design, process conditions and raw material properties. This […]

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Doing More Product Development with Less

To put it simply, there are not enough engineers in the United States.  A shortage of engineers means that a vital pipeline for innovation and manufacturing of new products has been narrowed.  For the eighth consecutive year, engineers are included on the annual list of the U.S. Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill, according to […]

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NLS Awarded Contract by Nottingham Spirk
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Northern Lights Solutions, Inc. has been awarded a contract from Nottingham Spirk to provide services on one of their new programs.  For over 46 years, Nottingham Spirk has developed hundreds of patented products that have generated over $50 billion in sales for industry leading businesses and fast-growth entrepreneurial firms. The business innovation and product design firm […]

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