Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping? You might think so after listening to the conversations at RAPID 2015 and the recent AMUG conference. But really,…

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German RepRap X350 3D printer offers a rectangular build platform

Friday, May 22, 2015

German RepRap, a leading European 3D printer manufacturer, launched its X350 3D printer at RAPID 2015, Long Beach, CA. This printer was developed and designed to meet the…

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What is electron beam melting?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Electron beam melting (EBM) is a type of additive manufacturing technique that uses a cathode ray as its heat source. EBM is a proprietary powder bed fusion technique…

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UL, UofL create center to train workers for additive manufacturing

Thursday, May 14, 2015

UL LLC, a global safety science organization, and the University of Louisville (UofL) are launching a 3D printing training facility called the UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (UL…

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Orthodontic developer expands capacity by 30% with 3D printers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced that ClearCorrect LLC, a leading manufacturer of clear aligners, has incorporated an additional batch of…

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What is direct metal sintering?

Monday, May 11, 2015

Direct Metal Sintering is a name coined by 3D Systems to describe a process similar to Direct Metal Laser Sintering. 3D Systems’ printers, like other metal laser sintering printers,…

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GPI Prototype expands facility and adds additive machines

Friday, May 8, 2015

GPI Prototype, located in Lake Bluff, IL, announced the completion of a facility expansion to double office space, accommodating new staff brought in to handle the rapid growth…

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Additive manufacturing gets a firmer grip on the dental market

Thursday, May 7, 2015

What was once a novel convenience for dentists and labs is now becoming commonplace as new additive manufacturing machines enter the market. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor It’s possible…

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How to move from 3D printing to injection molding

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Additive manufacturing has a firm place in product development, but how and when do you transition from 3D printing to molding? Jean Thilmany, Proto Labs Call it 3D…

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3d printing with paper at RAPID

Monday, May 4, 2015

Mcor Technologies Ltd is the only manufacturer of desktop paper-based 3D printers. The company will be showing its line of printers at RAPID 2015 in booth 830. These…

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