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Capture 3D wins high accuracy, high throughput inspection challenge by GE Aviation

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MIAMI – April 14, 2015 – A GE Aviation open innovation challenge designed to uncover new methods of conducting high-speed, automated inspections of turbine airfoils garnered 51 entries…

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What is electron beam melting?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Electron beam melting (EBM) is a type of additive manufacturing technique that uses a cathode ray as its heat source. EBM is a proprietary powder bed fusion technique…

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How to move from 3D printing to injection molding

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Additive manufacturing has a firm place in product development, but how and when do you transition from 3D printing to molding? Jean Thilmany, Proto Labs Call it 3D…

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America Makes announces awardees of Directed Project Opportunity

Friday, May 1, 2015

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute is proud to announce two awardees of a Directed Project Opportunity on Conformal Heat Exchangers (HEXs) funded by the Air…

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Lease one of the largest 3D printers

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

3DP Unlimited (3DP), manufacturer of professional-grade, large-format 3D printers, has partnered with Lease Corporation of America (LCA) to make its 3D printers available to organizations of all sizes…

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Trends to watch in additive manufacturing

Thursday, April 23, 2015

By the morning of the second day at the AMUG conference, the meme “Cool sh…t” was in full use. And after listening to Dr. Lonnie Love of Oak…

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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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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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Advances in 3D printed electronics

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Optomec showcased its Aerosol Jet technology for 3D Printed Electronics applications at the LOPEC International Conference and Exhibition in Munich earlier in March.  Aerosol Jet Printers are used…

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Additive manufacturing enables “bionic” aircraft designs

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Laser melting with metals is gaining importance in aircraft manufacturing because of the benefits of quicker throughput times, cost-effective components and heretofore unimaginable design freedom. A range of…

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