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An economic cost model for patient-specific intervertebral disc implants
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Department of Industrial Engineering, 2011-09)
Back pain is a common concern amongst a growing population across the world today. Depending on the severity of a patient’s condition, and after conservative treatment options have been exhausted, total disc replacement ...
Three dimensional printing in the South African industrial environment
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2008-05)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The current development of the rapid prototyping industry in South Africa is characterised by the strong dominance and fast growth in sales of three dimensional printers. Although it reflects the ...
An introduction to rapid casting : development and investigation of process chains for sand casting of functional prototypes
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This paper discusses the results obtained from studies on different Rapid Tooling process chains in order to improve the design and manufacture of foundry equipment that is used for sand casting of ...
High-speed 5-axis machining for tooling applications
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2012-11)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the modern metalworking industry, production moulds often have complex geometry, with undercut regions, small corner radii, sharp edges, deep cavities, or large cores. Conventional manufacturing process ...