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New software helps fix 3D printing files

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The CAD file has been loaded into the 3D printer. Plenty of material is ready for 3D printing your object. You hit “Go,” and the printer begins building…

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3D printing package for more than 16 days of unattended run time

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, introduced Xtend 500 Fortus Plus, a high-volume filament package for Fortus 3D Production Systems. For…

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3D printing is helping engineers create a smart earplug sleep aid

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The wearable device market is exploding. One type of wearable product focuses on collecting data on your sleep, but that’s about all it does–collect data. Thus, there’s a…

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Here they come—faster additive manufacturing systems

Monday, April 13, 2015

Additive manufacturing (AM) machines and 3D printers have a reputation for being slower than users desire when it comes to building a part. Speed depends on part design,…

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Engineers 3D print a titanium football replica

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Before the NC State football Spring game on Sunday, April 11, engineers at the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) presented NC State Chancellor…

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How many companies produce industrial-grade additive manufacturing machines?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fun facts from Wohlers Report 2015: –The market for additive manufacturing, consisting of all AM products and services worldwide, grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of…

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MecSoft releases VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

MecSoft Corporation, a developer of CAD/CAM software, announced the availability of VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic, a major version release for MecSoft’s integrated CAM solution for Geomagic Design from…

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What’s new in metal additive manufacturing standards

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Standards for metal material and additive manufacturing machines and process are under continuous development, with ASTM and ASTM International spearheading them.  Carl Dekker, President of Met-L-Flo Inc., is also…

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3dPrinterOS enables users to control multiple 3D printers from one PC.

3DPrinterOS aims to create standard, reduce 3D printing hassles

Thursday, March 19, 2015

My colleague, Barb Schmitz, who covers all things CAD, posted the following information about this company on our sister website-3D CAD World. Interoperability–or more appropriately a lack thereof–is…

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3D Printing personalized prosthetics, from concept to reality

Thursday, March 19, 2015

FATHOM was introduced to a 4-year-old girl from California who needed a unique prosthetic hand through e-NABLE, an organization that connects children in need of prosthetic hands with…

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