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LUXeXceL’s 3D printing process for optics is an alternative to injection molding

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Even though recent news reports speculate that HP could enter the market for 3D printed glass, LUXeXceL Group, Goes, The Netherlands, has been 3D printing optics for some…

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How does NinjaFlex 3D printing flexible material work?

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Recently we wrote about a new 3D printing material that is highly flexible.  From Fenner Drives, NinjaFlex is an extrudable thermoplastic elastomer filament for such 3D printers as…

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New 3D printing material for high temp applications

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Royal DSM announced the release of Somos Precise, a 3D printing material for parts and patterns in high temperature applications that need exceptional detail resolution. In addition, patterns…

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Drinkmate3Dprinted breathalyzer

3D printing helps create the smallest breathalyzer

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

If you can dream it, you can 3D print it. The range of items coming from engineers and innovators is amazing. For example, how about a 3d printed…

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3D printing used to build high-hardness ferrous metal products

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Materials are the key to greater acceptance and use of professional 3D printing / additive manufacturing machines. With metal materials, one of the hurdles to achieving a high…

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Renishaw AM 250 metal 3D printer

See metal additive manufacturing at TCT Show

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Renishaw, the UK’s only manufacturer of a metal based additive manufacturing (metal 3D printing) machine will be exhibiting at TCT 2014 from 30 September – 2 October. On…

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The LENS additive manufacturing machine from Optomec.

Get a closer look at Optomec 3D printers at TCT Show

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The TCT Show in Birmingham, England, (running from September 30 – October 2 at the NEC) gives you an opportunity to see developments in 3D printing / additive…

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3D printed Local Motors car, being printed at IMTS 2014

Can 3d printing sustain the momentum?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

For many people, 3D printing and additive manufacturing are new, novel, fun, and empowering. For many engineers, though, this is the second time 3D printing and additive manufacturing…

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Titanium propulsion tank (PRNewsFoto/Sciaky, Inc.)

Additively making a titanium propulsion tank

Monday, September 22, 2014

Lockheed Martin Space Systems will use a turnkey electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) system from Sciaky Inc. in the production of titanium propulsion tanks. (Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary…

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What’s next in 3D printing

Monday, September 22, 2014

  Avi Reichental, CEO, 3D Systems, recently gave a TED talk on the 3D printing industry.  In this talk, he discusses some recent novel projects that benefited from…

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