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GPI Prototype expands facility and adds additive machines

Friday, May 8, 2015

GPI Prototype, located in Lake Bluff, IL, announced the completion of a facility expansion to double office space, accommodating new staff brought in to handle the rapid growth…

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How to move from 3D printing to injection molding

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Additive manufacturing has a firm place in product development, but how and when do you transition from 3D printing to molding? Jean Thilmany, Proto Labs Call it 3D…

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3D printing and fluid power; refreshing a mature industry

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Would you have thought that 3D printing could have an effect on the fluid power industry? I didn’t think so until recently. First, my colleague, Paul Heney, returned…

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Lease one of the largest 3D printers

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

3DP Unlimited (3DP), manufacturer of professional-grade, large-format 3D printers, has partnered with Lease Corporation of America (LCA) to make its 3D printers available to organizations of all sizes…

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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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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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What’s new in metal additive manufacturing standards

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Standards for metal material and additive manufacturing machines and process are under continuous development, with ASTM and ASTM International spearheading them.  Carl Dekker, President of Met-L-Flo Inc., is also…

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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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Volvo Trucks streamlines manufacturing with 3D printing

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Volvo Trucks is decreasing turnaround times of assembly line tools by more than 94% since using Stratasys additive manufacturing technology at its engine production facility in Lyon, France….

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Developments in metal additive manufacturing–a conversation with Concept Laser

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Additive manufacturing with metals is a popular subject. A lot of work still needs to be done before we will see additive machines alongside CNC machines and injection…

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