3D printed injection molds can efficiently produce medical device prototypes in the final material, in this case, Polycarbonate

Using 3D printing to develop injection molds for medical devices

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Since Worrell began 3D printing injection molds for medical devices, it has slashed lead times by 95% compared to traditional tooling, with costs plummeting 70%. The company, in…

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What are the obstacles to greater adoption of 3D printing?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Polls are fun if for no other reason than they confirm what you suspect or maybe even know. London Business Conferences recently conducted a cross-industry poll on what…

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3D Systems launches Geomagic Sculpt and Touch

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

3D Systems announced the its new Geomagic Sculpt 3D modeling software with Touch haptic 3D stylus. Geomagic Sculpt erases the boundaries of solid modeling, empowering the freedom of…

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HP makes good on claim to enter 3D printing market

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

HP Inc has entered the 3D printing / additive manufacturing market in a big way. Introducing what it calls Blended Reality, HP Inc hopes to “enable expression at…

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Forget about the cool factor – 3D printing saves time and money

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This guest blog is by Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer The idea of iterative design – the cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing, and refining a product…

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Celebrate 25 years of 3D printing / additive manufacturing at RAPID 2015

Monday, October 27, 2014

For almost a quarter of a century, the RAPID Conference & Exposition, produced by SME, has helped define the crucial role of additive manufacturing and empowered the establishment…

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Formlabs announces new suite of functional resins

Monday, October 27, 2014

Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced a new family of high-performance functional resins. The new resins, Castable and Flexible, add capabilities to the…

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How 3D printing in color works

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Color can be an important design element. In addition to matching a customer’s expectation of what a design will look like, color also highlights important features or helps…

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How to ensure your 3D design will 3D print

Monday, October 20, 2014

3D models that fail to print are one of the more frustrating issues for designers, engineers, jewellers and 3D service bureaus. Despite all the discussion about how easy…

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3D printing used to develop advanced nanoimaging microscope

Friday, October 17, 2014

High throughput imaging of complex materials can be challenging, especially in situations that require the capture of repeatable topography maps and automatically interpreting features in the 3D image….

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