Formlabs announces tough resin for 3D printing

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced a new functional resin for applications in engineering and prototyping. With Tough Resin, Form 1+ users can…

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Does 3D printing need its own operating system?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Whether you use professional 3D printing machines or more commercial desktop units, every user has some issues with getting the designed part to print correctly. Part of the…

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How 3D printing can be used for tooling applications

Monday, June 8, 2015

3D printing enables manufacturers to test tool designs before committing to metal—saving both time and money. Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer Most people think about using 3D…

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More additive manufacturing systems for production

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Some executives believe that the current state of additive manufacturing equipment is too focused on prototyping instead of production. But more companies continue to enter the space of…

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Conductive Graphene filament may aid 3D printing for electronics

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Within the 3D printing industry, the prospect of using Graphene with other materials causes some excitement, especially for designers exploring 3D printing and electronics. Taking advantage of design…

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Paper and color–a natural for 3D printing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Additively making parts using ordinary paper as the build material is a bit deceptive. On the one hand, you think such a 3D printed object can’t possibly handle…

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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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