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Tips on using 3D printing to create molds for injection molding

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

3D printing experts and forecasters have frequently said that using 3D printing for molding can be a “killer” app. It’s just not spoken about much in the media. …

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How to use 3D printing to build a CubeSat

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, along with its subsidiaries GrabCAD and MakerBot, announced the winners of the CubeSat Challenge after…

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Injection molding helps make healing fun

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

As most health care practitioners know, getting a patient to follow directions is often the hardest task, especially when you are working with such age groups as the…

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Tips on getting the properties you need from 3D printing materials

Friday, August 21, 2015

At this year’s RAPID show, I had a chance to ask Carl Dekker, president at Met-l-flo Inc. on what engineers can do to ensure their chosen printing materials…

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3D Systems introduces engineering grade Nylon

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

3D Systems has expanded its PlasticJet Printing materials to include a new Nylon for its CubePro 3D printers—a desktop printer that can suit a number of professional engineering…

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3D printing brings the past into the present

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The older a car gets, the harder it becomes to find original parts to replace broken or worn out parts. An exotic car dealer recently contacted Custom Prototypes…

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3dprinting material helps SAE student engineers race to the finish line

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

For the University of Connecticut’s Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) race team, building a new car from the ground up is an annual event. Usually, there is…

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2016 AMUG Conference will be at St. Louis Union Station

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) announced that its 28th annual users group conference will be located in St. Louis, Missouri, from April 3 – 7, 2016. The…

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The additive manufactured implant
made of a biocompatible titanium alloy
was placed in the skull of a patient in
Argentina who required it after strokerelated
surgery. (Courtesy of Novax DMA).

Additively manufacturing a cranial implant

Monday, August 17, 2015

Cranial Implants must meet many stringent criteria. In the case of an Argentine patient who required a particularly large implant after stroke-related surgery, the project called for a…

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Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. Part of this growth is driven by customer…

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