3D printing objects the size of a VW Golf car

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

voxeljet claims to have the largest 3D printing system located in Michigan– the VX4000 3D printer. Such large 3D printers fill a need in the cast parts market,…

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Using additive for lightweight design

Thursday, April 21, 2016

At the Hanover Fair (April 25-29 2016), EOS, a leader in additive manufacturing (AM) systems, will be part of a collaborative* exhibit on lightweight design. The demand for…

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Materials chemistry moves electronics 3D printing forward

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Materials will always be key to the 3D printing industry’s success, and the chemistry behind materials development will be a major growth area. The latest company to put…

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Additive manufacturing—after the hype

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

How has the all the hype around 3D printing /additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) prototyping and manufacturing endeavors affected you? If you follow the Gartner hype curve, we are probably…

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A safer metal additive 3D printing system

Monday, April 11, 2016

Another new method to additively build parts discussed at the recent AMUG Conference was NanoParticle Jetting from XJet. XJet takes stochastic metal-nanoparticles and engulfs them in a proprietary…

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New 3D printing technique–Build parts through software controlled chemical reactions

Monday, April 11, 2016

Better living through chemistry is a phrase that could be applied to the company Carbon. The founders’ goal is to make real final parts through a form of…

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Legacy Effects uses many 3D printing technologies for film and TV special effects. Multiple masks of Jason Statham, for example, were initially 3D printed to test out a commercial concept.

AMUG 2016—a unique opportunity to learn and connect

Friday, April 8, 2016

Most conferences and shows about 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) focus on giving vendors an opportunity to reach potential customers. The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education…

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Alcoa to supply 3D printed metal parts for Airbus aircraft

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Lightweight metals leader Alcoa will supply Airbus with 3D-printed titanium fuselage and engine pylon components for Airbus commercial aircraft. Alcoa expects to deliver the first additive manufactured parts…

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How to eliminate 3D printing post processing steps

Monday, April 4, 2016

When engineers at Otterbox design a new style smart phone or smart tablet cover, they want the best possible prototype representation of the final product that they can…

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Prodways launches thermoplastic polyurethane material (TPU)

Saturday, April 2, 2016

While attending the international AMUG conferences as a platinum sponsor from April 3 to 7 in St Louis, USA, Prodways, a Groupe Gorgé subsidiary, will announce the launch…

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