Entries by Zane Mezdreija

Photogrammetry Using Drones for Manufacturing

  At HSSMI we often look at innovative ways to improve existing workflows for the manufacturing engineering sector. One of the more recent interests was in the development of a workflow to implement the use of photogrammetry using drones for manufacturing. Photogrammetry is the science of making measurements from photographs through capturing hundreds of images […]

HSSMI Joins Future Fashion Factory to Create a Circular Economy between the Automotive and Textile Industries

Image: © bilidi-kunst / Adobe Stock The Circular Economy represents an opportunity for businesses to rethink and redefine the way that they make, use and discard products. Moving away from the linear model of ‘take, make, dispose’, circular based business models can be just as profitable, if not more, through the redirection and recovery of […]

eManuals: An Effective Way to Improve Machine Maintenance and Productivity

  Maintenance in manufacturing The main purpose of regular maintenance within manufacturing is to ensure continuous operation of manufacturing lines and maximum productivity of production equipment. Through short daily inspections, cleaning, lubricating and making minor adjustments, small problems can be detected and corrected before they become a major problem that can shut down a production […]

A Look at the Global Battery Alliance Report “A Vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030” with HSSMI Experts Alberto Minguela and Robin Foster

Image: © ra2 studio / Adobe Stock Last week, at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit during the UN Week, world leaders were presented with the outcomes of the Global Battery Alliance report “A Vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030”. The report, commissioned by the Global Battery Alliance (GBA) – […]

The CLIFFF Project: Making 3D Printing Circular

Image: © pressmaster / Adobe Stock Closed Loop Innovation For Filament Fabrication (CLIFFF) is a project where we are looking at developing a closed loop system for waste management of 3D printed plastics. The system will capture and produce new filament for a new cycle of production. The Closed Loop Innovation in Fused Filament Fabrication […]