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Forecast:3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Industry to quadruple in four years

Wohlers Associates, Inc. expects worldwide revenues from the additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry to reach $12.8 billion by 2018. According to Wohlers Report 2014, the company’s annual…

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Proto Labs Cool Idea! winner launches Kickstarter campaign

A couple of months ago, we published a story on an innovative thruster that can be used to remotely operate underwater vehicles and small surface vessels for aquatic exploration….

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Some Blown Powder additive manufacturing machines, like this one from Optomec, can deliver five axis coordinated motion: X, Y, Z, tilt, and rotate. The LENS system uses a high-power laser (500W to 4kW) to fuse powdered metals into fully dense three-dimensional structures.

New dimensions in 3D printing: free-form fabrication

Additive manufacturing delivers a great deal of freedom when designing and developing parts. You are not always confined to a build platform, though. Some machines and processes deliver…

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How to ensure a design is 3D printable

As 3D printing / additive manufacturing becomes a more accepted every day industrial tool, the focus is turning to best practices that help smooth out the kinks in…

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Airwolf 3D Launches Entry-Level AW3D HDL 3D Printer for under $2,300

Airwolf 3D announced it has added an entry-level 3D printer—the AW3D HDL—to its rapidly expanding line of high-performance 3D desktop printers for the professional market. The HDL delivers…

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SLA 3D printing helps Todd Herremans improve his work-outs

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Todd Herremans, a NFL offensive guard for the Philadelphia Eagles, is no newcomer to working out. He trains rigorously to maintain top physical form and is always looking…

2014lgcover-new

Forecast:3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Industry to quadruple in four years

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wohlers Associates, Inc. expects worldwide revenues from the additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry to reach $12.8 billion by 2018. According to Wohlers Report 2014, the company’s annual…

Some Blown Powder additive manufacturing machines, like this one from Optomec, can deliver five axis coordinated motion: X, Y, Z, tilt, and rotate. The LENS system uses a high-power laser (500W to 4kW) to fuse powdered metals into fully dense three-dimensional structures.

New dimensions in 3D printing: free-form fabrication

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Additive manufacturing delivers a great deal of freedom when designing and developing parts. You are not always confined to a build platform, though. Some machines and processes deliver…

netfabb5_Professional_2-1280x720

How to ensure a design is 3D printable

Thursday, August 14, 2014

As 3D printing / additive manufacturing becomes a more accepted every day industrial tool, the focus is turning to best practices that help smooth out the kinks in…