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Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Underwriters Laboratories is working to address the short-term and long-term performance and safety concerns of 3D printers and additive manufacturing systems. Recently, UL initiated a number of initiatives…

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Tips for improving 3D printing workflows

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Recently we held a webinar on three of the main software programs available that help prepare a CAD design for 3D printing / additive manufacturing (Magics, Rhino3DPRINT, and…

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3D printing software handles additive and subtractive needs

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Attention is on 3D printing software and how it can be made better to help you take greater advantage of 3D printing capabilities. One new program is VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT…

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Additive manufacturing helps build a system that blends multiple solar technologies

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

A debate is going on in the additive manufacturing and manufacturing world, with some proponents pushing for the elimination of traditional manufacturing methods (such as CNCs and injection…

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Additive manufacturing turns design efficiency on its head

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Design cost out by increasing part complexity. Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer Engineers are normally introduced to the concept of design for manufacture (DFM) while in school….

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PTI offers the hybrid Lumex Avance-25 for additive manufacturing needs

Monday, February 2, 2015

One concern a number of engineers have about additive manufacturing and 3D printing is the finishing process. How can this process be made simpler and easier? In the…

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Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For the professional user of additive manufacturing systems, there are two key conferences. This year, the first one up is The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education &…

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Graphene and 3D printing–a view from the field

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Graphene is being touted as a revolutionary material with amazing properties. It’s highly conductive and with amazing strength-to-weight ratios. The key aspect of graphene and 3D printing is…

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3D printing helps inventors design accessories for a “smart” fridge

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

I’m female. I own a refrigerator. And you could say that I have an attitude when it comes to trying to put “intelligence” into my fridge. What on…

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Testing consumer 3D printers

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway, so you can expect to see a number of consumer based 3D printing introductions. Would you consider using a consumer style…

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