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Standards needed for medical 3D printing

Thursday, May 5, 2016

3D printing continues to be a popular tool in the development of surgical tools, surgical aids, orthotics, prosthetics, and other medical equipment and devices. While the medical field…

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Big Area Additive Machine will be centerpiece of Local Motors automotive microfactories

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Phoenix-based Local Motors looks to fundamentally alter automotive production. Its recent purchase of two Cincinnati Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems is part of the plan. Cincinnati Inc….

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EOS opens a new facility in Texas

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

EOS, a developer of additive manufacturing (AM) systems, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of its newest U.S. facility in Pflugerville, Texas. The primary…

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3D printing a new reality

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

What if the 3D printer could print anything?, asks lawyer John Hornick in his book, 3D Printing Will Rock The World, published in 2015. Well, 3D printers can…

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3D printing a better mold

Monday, May 2, 2016

The debate over the use of 3D printing to create molds for various tooling needs continues. 3D printing is a viable option for making molds for tooling, but,…

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3D printed profile rail wiper keeps rail bearings clean

Monday, May 2, 2016

A manufacturing aid is a device, platform, tool, jig, or fixture used to enhance, accelerate, perfect, or fix a manufacturing or assembly production. Manufacturing aids range from simple…

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3D printing objects the size of a VW Golf car

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

voxeljet claims to have the largest 3D printing system located in Michigan– the VX4000 3D printer. Such large 3D printers fill a need in the cast parts market,…

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Survey indicates 3D printed electronics market growth potential

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Building multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs) for professional-grade printed electronics requires high-quality and predictable materials and equipment. Electronics manufacturers who typically outsource production are experiencing long turnaround times…

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Advancing 3D printing in medicine

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

From the printing of simple prosthetics to pre-surgical aids, 3D printing continues to prove its usefulness in medicine. Yet, medicine has only accessed the tip of the usefulness…

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How to determine 3D printing speed

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The focus on faster 3D printing continues. Many vendors and developers claim fast speeds or development efforts that will increase speed. But what exactly is meant by “fast?”…

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