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ASTM developing standard for metal powder bed fusion quality requirements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A proposed new ASTM standard, WK46188, Practice for Metal Powder Bed Fusion to Meet Rigid Quality Requirements, describes the operation and production control of powder bed fusion machines…

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Growth of personal 3D printers

How to improve personal 3D printers: 6 key features

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

While the focus at this website has primarily been on professional and production additive manufacturing/ 3D printing systems, some of the news on personal 3D printers (3DP) is…

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Concept Laser expands with new production facility

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Concept Laser, a pioneer in the field of laser melting with metals, held a “topping out” ceremony this past June at their headquarters in Lichtenfels, Germany. The ceremony…

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Another developer of DLP-based 3D printers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology seems to be the hot additive manufacturing method lately.  EnvisionTEC offers a number of 3D printers that use DLP to solidify material into…

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3D printed human powered submarine propeller produced by Burton Precision  on a 3D Systems ProJet 3500 HDMax printer from a plastic material called Crystal. The propeller blade assembly is 10-inches long.

Human powered submarine team produces a 3D printed propeller

Friday, July 25, 2014

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Burton Precision is a machine tool distributor specializing in the application of metrology and 3D Printing products. Their involvement in manufacturing crisscrosses the breadth of…

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Custom 3D printing for your personalized car

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Automobiles are so much a part of the American life style; we race them, work in them, collect them, go for scenic drives in them—we spend so much…

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Stratasys completes acquisition of Solid Concepts

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Stratasys Ltd. a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of its previously disclosed acquisition of Solid Concepts. Stratasys announced the acquisitions…

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Shooting a 3D printed gun

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

3D printed guns continues to be a hot topic.  This video from Solid Concepts, though, shows a more professional build.  Using “a half-million dollar” machine to print the…

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Sciaky’s additive manufacturing systems available starting September 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and providers of additive manufacturing solutions for large-scale, high-value metal parts, announced that it will be offering its electron…

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Simplify3D 3D printing software for German RepRap 3D printers

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Simplify3D replaces the Repetier-Host and Slic3r packages and allows importing of different files, scaling a model up or down, repairing the model code, creating Gcode and, of course,…

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