3d printing poll results

What are the obstacles to greater adoption of 3D printing?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Polls are fun if for no other reason than they confirm what you suspect or maybe even know. London Business Conferences recently conducted a cross-industry poll on what…

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HP introducing its new 3D printer at its press conference 9:30 AM on Oct 29, 2014.

HP makes good on claim to enter 3D printing market

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

HP Inc has entered the 3D printing / additive manufacturing market in a big way. Introducing what it calls Blended Reality, HP Inc hopes to “enable expression at…

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Forget about the cool factor – 3D printing saves time and money

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This guest blog is by Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer The idea of iterative design – the cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing, and refining a product…

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How 3D printing in color works

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Color can be an important design element. In addition to matching a customer’s expectation of what a design will look like, color also highlights important features or helps…

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How to ensure your 3D design will 3D print

Monday, October 20, 2014

3D models that fail to print are one of the more frustrating issues for designers, engineers, jewellers and 3D service bureaus. Despite all the discussion about how easy…

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3D printing used to develop advanced nanoimaging microscope

Friday, October 17, 2014

High throughput imaging of complex materials can be challenging, especially in situations that require the capture of repeatable topography maps and automatically interpreting features in the 3D image….

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3D printed electronics for the Internet of Things

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Here is a guest blog from my colleague, Lee Teschler, Executive Editor, Design World magazine 3D-printing techniques can be optimized to create integrated circuits. The possible result: Printed…

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Is Spark the answer to faster, easier 3D printing?

Friday, October 10, 2014

When Local Motors announced it was going to 3D print a car at the recent IMTS show, a number of tasks had to happen first. One was the…

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The largest part produced using additive manufacturing: a gear housing made of aluminum (dimensions: x: 474mm; y: 367mm; z: 480m – excluding build platform height) is constructed from powder at rates of > 50cm³/h

ASTM proposed standard to describe needed properties of metal powders for AM

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Materials are key to further growth in 3D printing / additive manufacturing, (3DP / AM) and metal powders are thought to be the main material that will drive…

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Better color 3D printing

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Earlier this year, Mcor Technologies announced that its Mcor IRIS 3D printer included the International Color Consortium (ICC) profile, ensuring that colors specified in a design will be…

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