The Joys of Digital Fixturing

Cort, Adam
August 2008
Assembly;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p50
The article focuses on direct digital manufacturing (DDM), which is assumed by assemblers as a kind of prototyping and fabrication technology, as well as an important aspect in fixturing and jigs. In terms of the specific applications of DDM, the automated teller machine manufacturer Diebold Inc. from North Canton, Ohio, gave an example of the potentials of this technology. According to Todd Grimm, president of the T.A. Grimm & Associates Inc., DDM is not only fast but is also effective.


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