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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America Makes announces awardees of Directed Project Opportunity

Friday, May 1, 2015

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute is proud to announce two awardees of a Directed Project Opportunity on Conformal Heat Exchangers (HEXs) funded by the Air…

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Another way to slice CAD data for 3d printing

Friday, May 1, 2015

A third file format to convert CAD data into useful 3D printing data has been introduced into the market. It will be interesting to see if this one…

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A step towards cloud-based 3D printing

Thursday, April 30, 2015

3DPrinterOS is a cloud-based operating system developed to reduce many of the hassles associated with consumer-based 3D printing, particularly the hassle of interoperability among various 3D printers. As…

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3D printing and fluid power; refreshing a mature industry

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Would you have thought that 3D printing could have an effect on the fluid power industry? I didn’t think so until recently. First, my colleague, Paul Heney, returned…

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Lease one of the largest 3D printers

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

3DP Unlimited (3DP), manufacturer of professional-grade, large-format 3D printers, has partnered with Lease Corporation of America (LCA) to make its 3D printers available to organizations of all sizes…

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The morning sessions with guest keynote speakers. Stefan Ritt, only the second German DINO recipient, is smiling at the camera.

Trends to watch in additive manufacturing

Thursday, April 23, 2015

By the morning of the second day at the AMUG conference, the meme “Cool sh…t” was in full use. And after listening to Dr. Lonnie Love of Oak…

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A wake up call for consumer based 3D printing?

Monday, April 20, 2015

The news that MakerBot missed its financial targets (only 7% revenue growth in 2014 versus the projected 25%) and had to lay off about one-fifth (120) of its…

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What is Laser Sintering?

Monday, April 20, 2015

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is a type of additive manufacturing process that uses a laser as a thermal source for fusing ceramic, glass, plastic, metal powder and others…

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New software helps fix 3D printing files

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The CAD file has been loaded into the 3D printer. Plenty of material is ready for 3D printing your object. You hit “Go,” and the printer begins building…

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