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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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Make it clear: choices for 3D printing transparent parts

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

How would you go about 3D printing a transparent product? You have a few choices in either material selection or 3D printing process. Creating a perfectly transparent product,…

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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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Making machine tool drills using additive manufacturing

Monday, July 20, 2015

The days when precision tools and additive manufacturing strategies could not co-exist are history. The new Mapal QTD-series insert drill proves this. For the first time, the precision…

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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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How to ensure a quality build from laser melting

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Laser melting is one of the more complex additive processes in the 3D printing industry. Used for medical and aerospace applications, it’s critical that parts are melted properly…

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Easier 3D printing process for composite tooling

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The ExOne Company has qualified a new application for its additive manufacturing process, Water Wash-out Tooling, designed to aid in the development of manufacturing and composite tooling. Engineers…

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Formlabs announces tough resin for 3D printing

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced a new functional resin for applications in engineering and prototyping. With Tough Resin, Form 1+ users can…

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Corvette Racing uses 3D measurement to maximize manufacturing efficiencies

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Get it done fast, accurately, and efficiently. Like many engineers, the engineers at Pratt & Miller, New Hudson, MI, face the same demands. Pratt & Miller engineers take…

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How 3D printing can be used for tooling applications

Monday, June 8, 2015

3D printing enables manufacturers to test tool designs before committing to metal—saving both time and money. Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer Most people think about using 3D…

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