The morning sessions with guest keynote speakers. Stefan Ritt, only the second German DINO recipient, is smiling at the camera.

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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A wake up call for consumer based 3D printing?

Monday, April 20, 2015

The news that MakerBot missed its financial targets (only 7% revenue growth in 2014 versus the projected 25%) and had to lay off about one-fifth (120) of its…

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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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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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Airwolf 3D unveils WolfBite Nano for PLA printing

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Airwolf 3D recently announced Wolfbite Nano, a surface treatment solution that bonds polylactic acid plastic parts to a glass 3D printer build plate, making for a smooth release of objects…

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Automate the post processing of 3D printed objects

Monday, March 9, 2015

New methods of finishing help speed post processing of 3D printed objects. Edited by Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor As capable and useful as 3D printers/additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) machines…

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How to groom future 3D printing engineers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A report from New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2015 recently identified a top trend in education as advancing cultures of change and innovation. MakerBot sees the adoption of…

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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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Stratasys combinations form Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Monday, February 23, 2015

Solid Concepts, Harvest Technologies, and RedEye services combinations create one of the largest 3D printing and custom manufacturing service organizations in North America. Stratasys believes this move better…

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