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Solid Concepts manufactures first 3D printed metal gun

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Solid Concepts, one of the world leaders in 3D printing services, has manufactured the world’s first 3D printed metal gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals….

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At RAPID, manufacturing may be the long sought “killer app”

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

What a difference a year makes. Not that long ago, (really, as recently as last year) the RAPID show was typically held in a big-city hotel ballroom. Not…

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Renishaw acquires pioneer in additive manufacture

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The business assets of LBC Laser Bearbeitungs Center GmbH, Kornwestheim, Germany, have been purchased by the German subsidiary of Renishaw. A new business, LBC Engineering, has been created…

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5 of the best videos on 3D printing

Thursday, April 18, 2013

In the past few years, a number of videos about 3D printing have emerged.  Some just show the machines in action. Others tell a human story in connection…

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6 Really Useful articles on 3D printing

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fair disclosure: I’m a critical reader. Therefore, I look at articles about 3D printing skeptically. Many, many articles exist that discuss how 3D printing is going to change…

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AMUG plans for the future

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Many of the members of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group have been involved with this technology for more than 20 years. The attention this 25+ year-old technology is…

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What’s new with 3D printing at AMUG 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

3D printing has the potential to help engineers deliver better designs, while reducing costs and still get to market ahead of the competition—if management doesn’t mess it up….

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How many clicks does it take to find 3D printer specifications?

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

You’ve decided to invest in a 3D printer. Before contacting the salesman or ordering a desktop version online, you decide to check out preliminary specification information from the…

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Laser sintering machines added to Romanoff RP services

Friday, March 29, 2013

Romanoff International Supply Corporation announced an addition to its lineup of rapid prototyping equipment. Concept Laser’s LaserCUSING® machines will accompany SolidScape’s 3Z Series 3D printers and Indutherm’s line…

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How does 3D printing — laser sintering — work?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The technology known as 3D printing actually consists of a number of different methods of building an object layer by layer. Each method has its pros and cons….

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