3D printing is helping researchers in development of energy-absorbing material

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Because 3D printing forms objects differently than traditional machining or injection molding, it enables researchers to think outside the box when developing new materials. Interesting research on energy…

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Paper and color–a natural for 3D printing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Additively making parts using ordinary paper as the build material is a bit deceptive. On the one hand, you think such a 3D printed object can’t possibly handle…

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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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Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Underwriters Laboratories is working to address the short-term and long-term performance and safety concerns of 3D printers and additive manufacturing systems. Recently, UL initiated a number of initiatives…

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Tips for improving 3D printing workflows

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Recently we held a webinar on three of the main software programs available that help prepare a CAD design for 3D printing / additive manufacturing (Magics, Rhino3DPRINT, and…

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3D printing software handles additive and subtractive needs

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Attention is on 3D printing software and how it can be made better to help you take greater advantage of 3D printing capabilities. One new program is VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT…

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Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For the professional user of additive manufacturing systems, there are two key conferences. This year, the first one up is The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education &…

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Should you 3D print in house or not?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The prices of some 3D printers are coming down, making it more affordable to own one of your own, even a desktop version. Still, it can be better…

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Stratasys and PTC Creo work together to streamline 3D printing

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

It’s no secret that there is a gap between design software programs and additive manufacturing systems that challenges design engineers on printing the part they really designed. This…

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Better color 3D printing

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Earlier this year, Mcor Technologies announced that its Mcor IRIS 3D printer included the International Color Consortium (ICC) profile, ensuring that colors specified in a design will be…

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