Tips on using 3D printing for tooling

Thursday, October 1, 2015

One issue with 3D printing for potential users is justifying the expense. Tooling (jigs and fixtures) are often an expensive, time involved, but highly necessary aspect of manufacturing….

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Professor Frank Liou, right, is working with professor Jagannanthan Sarangapani to use 3-D printers to make new materials that are not currently in existence.

Researchers use 3D printer to make new materials

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers are working to develop cyber additive manufacturing technology to create new metal materials that are stronger and lighter than conventional ones,…

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Form 2 desktop SL 3D printer offers bigger build volume

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Desktop 3d printers are an excellent and affordable way to prototype parts during the initial design iteration stages. For those engineers who do use desktop 3D printers, a…

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EnvisionTEC launches new software for 3D printing

Thursday, September 24, 2015

EnvisionTEC announced the newest iteration of Perfactory Software, Version 3.1 at Euromold. A number of new features and improvements are available in this version, including a more streamlined…

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3D printing Master Class: How to get the look without the cost

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Engineers can choose from a number of different methods to help their 3D printed parts simulate the look of various metals without spending a lot of time, effort,…

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Semi-automated contour extraction in Geomagic Design X starts the process of Exact surfacing to NURBS

Updated Geomagic Control platform

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

3D Systems recently announced some enhancements to its Geomatic platform. Geomagic Control (formerly Geomagic Qualify) is a comprehensive inspection automation platform for streamlining in-line and repetitive inspection processes…

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Alcoa expands R&D center, deepens additive manufacturing capabilities

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Alcoa is expanding its R&D center in Pennsylvania to accelerate the development of advanced 3D printing materials and processes. Alcoa will produce materials designed specifically for a range…

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3D printer helps small dental labs compete

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Small but powerful 3D printers are coming to small businesses. The latest example is a printer that enables smaller labs to produce a range of dental and orthodontic…

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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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Injection molding helps make healing fun

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

As most health care practitioners know, getting a patient to follow directions is often the hardest task, especially when you are working with such age groups as the…

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