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Tips on using 3D printing to create molds for injection molding

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

3D printing experts and forecasters have frequently said that using 3D printing for molding can be a “killer” app. It’s just not spoken about much in the media. …

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3D printing brings the past into the present

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The older a car gets, the harder it becomes to find original parts to replace broken or worn out parts. An exotic car dealer recently contacted Custom Prototypes…

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3dprinting material helps SAE student engineers race to the finish line

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

For the University of Connecticut’s Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) race team, building a new car from the ground up is an annual event. Usually, there is…

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Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. Part of this growth is driven by customer…

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How additive technology will affect manufacturing

Monday, August 10, 2015

For 16 years, ExOne has focused its efforts on developing additive machines for use in manufacturing. ExOne President Dave Burns explores this shift of 3D printing into additive…

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Strong growth forecast for 3D printing in metals

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

According to IDTechEx technology analyst Rachel Gordon, 3D printing in metals is one of the fastest growing segments of the 3D printing (3DP) / additive manufacturing (AM) industry….

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Proto Labs launches rapid Magnesium injection molding service

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Proto Labs, Inc. introduced magnesium injection molding into its current rapid manufacturing services. This injection molding process helps engineers prototype using the same materials and processes used for…

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Master Class: How to use 3D printing for injection molds

Thursday, July 30, 2015

While not the most glamorous or “sexy” application for 3D printing, using this technology to obtain molds for injection molding is one of the key applications of this…

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Master Class: Chuck Hull on the 3D printing industry

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

An important way to gain mastery is to learn from the master developers or users, those who developed a technology or an industry, or those who took a…

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Become a master user of 3D printing

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Education constantly comes up as one of the challenges impeding the greater implementation of 3D printing / Additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). Unless you are in your 20s or can…

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