Preparing 3D data for 3D printing

Friday, December 19, 2014

A few software tools dominate the 3D printing / additive manufacturing preparation market. These middleware tools help you ensure that your CAD file has proper meshes, or that…

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America Makes announces five awardees of Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) funded projects

Thursday, December 18, 2014

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute is proud to announce the awardees of three Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) funded Special Topic Project Calls. Driven by…

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3D printing prosthetics; not just for humans

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If you have not already seen this video of Derby the dog and how 3D printing helped him run, you must see it.  Yes it’s a heart-warming story,…

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New methods for process oriented additive manufacturing

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Concept Laser and RSC Engineering GmbH (Cologne, Germany) have announced a strategic partnership for engineering of laser-fused components. The new partnership follows a market trend: In the past,…

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DMLS helps develop “plug-n-play” urban bike

Monday, December 8, 2014

San Francisco is an ideal backdrop for a bike culture to thrive. Its temperatures remain consistently mild year-round, and its landscape seamlessly blends hills, streets and shoreline. Bicyclists…

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New products and developments from Concept Laser

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Concept Laser claims to have raised the stakes in terms of innovation at Euromold 2014. The centerpiece was its multilaser technology. Concept Laser is upgrading its models to…

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3D printing helps improve runner performance

Friday, December 5, 2014

No two runners are the same. This is especially true for athletes competing at elite levels. Their foot-strike patterns, degrees of pronation (the amount a runner’s foot rolls…

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3D printing in the auto industry to be worth $1.1 Billion by 2019

Thursday, December 4, 2014

According to forecaster SmarTech Markets Publishing, revenues for 3D printing / additive manufacturing in the automotive industry should generate $1.1 billion dollars by 2019. Noted the report, the…

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Students at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore learn the basics of 3D printing using Stratasys’ education curriculum. Photo: Temasek Polytechnic

Stratasys introduces 3D printing curriculum for education

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Stratasys Ltd. has introduced a new 3D printing curriculum for educators. The full-semester, 14-week course is aimed to help prepare secondary and post-secondary students worldwide for careers being…

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Stratasys and PTC Creo work together to streamline 3D printing

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

It’s no secret that there is a gap between design software programs and additive manufacturing systems that challenges design engineers on printing the part they really designed. This…

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