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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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More additive manufacturing systems for production

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Some executives believe that the current state of additive manufacturing equipment is too focused on prototyping instead of production. But more companies continue to enter the space of…

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Conductive Graphene filament may aid 3D printing for electronics

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Within the 3D printing industry, the prospect of using Graphene with other materials causes some excitement, especially for designers exploring 3D printing and electronics. Taking advantage of design…

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Paper and color–a natural for 3D printing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Additively making parts using ordinary paper as the build material is a bit deceptive. On the one hand, you think such a 3D printed object can’t possibly handle…

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Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping? You might think so after listening to the conversations at RAPID 2015 and the recent AMUG conference. But really,…

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Capture 3D wins high accuracy, high throughput inspection challenge by GE Aviation

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MIAMI – April 14, 2015 – A GE Aviation open innovation challenge designed to uncover new methods of conducting high-speed, automated inspections of turbine airfoils garnered 51 entries…

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What is electron beam melting?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Electron beam melting (EBM) is a type of additive manufacturing technique that uses a cathode ray as its heat source. EBM is a proprietary powder bed fusion technique…

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Orthodontic developer expands capacity by 30% with 3D printers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced that ClearCorrect LLC, a leading manufacturer of clear aligners, has incorporated an additional batch of…

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Additive manufacturing gets a firmer grip on the dental market

Thursday, May 7, 2015

What was once a novel convenience for dentists and labs is now becoming commonplace as new additive manufacturing machines enter the market. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor It’s possible…

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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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