How to improve the design to additive manufacture workflow

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The latest developments in the 3D printing industry are certainly new machines, but the more intriguing development is the movement to cloud-based sharing of data among a number…

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Can low cost 3D scanners benefit you?

Monday, September 15, 2014

The 3D printing industry is helping to grow the market for 3D scanners, especially with the introduction of a number of low cost scanners. Are these scanners an…

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A look at additive manufacturing on display at IMTS

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

It’s great to see such a strong presence of additive manufacturing (AM) coming to the IMTS at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, show next week. AM technology has…

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Scanning across the U.S. in 3D printing tour

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The 3DRV is an RV tour across the United States with a mission to explore how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are changing the way things are designed…

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3D printing and scanning movie expert headlines RAPID keynote lineup

Monday, May 12, 2014

I’ve seen Jason Lopes, lead systems engineer for Legacy Effects, speak at AMUG for the past couple of years.  His presentations are not to be missed. He is…

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Hexagon Metrology Releases New Generation of ROMER Absolute Arm

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hexagon Metrology  announced the next generation of the ROMER Absolute Arm. The enhanced portable measuring arm features optimal ergonomics, a new wrist design, and greater stability to create…

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The trend is to go big

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Jason Lopes of Legacy Effects gives an inspiring presentation.  His team of effects wizards and makeup artists use seven different additive manufacturing machines to help movie and commercial…

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AMUG 2014: the latest developments in 3D printing

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Additive Manufacturers User Group (AMUG) conference has always been a bit different from other conferences or shows, as it emphasizes hands-on learning. This year’s conference is the…

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The Creaform portable 3D measurement technologies are based on the TRUaccuracy technology, which enables these devices to generate reliable and highly accurate measurements. Using dynamic referencing, the environment surrounding the part to be measured is of no concern: vibrations, high/fluctuating temperatures, dust or any other extreme condition will not impact the accuracy and speed of the measuring devices. The HandyPROBE probing system generates high-accuracy measurements, to 0.022 mm.

Can lower cost 3D scanners benefit you?

Friday, March 7, 2014

The 3D printing industry is helping to grow the market for 3D scanners, especially with the introduction of a number of low cost scanners. Are these scanners an…

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Dell to distribute MakerBot 3D printers for end-to-end 3D prototyping

Monday, January 27, 2014

Dell announced it will offer MakerBot Replicator 3D printers and scanners to create an end-to-end 3D design system for small and medium-sized businesses, enabling fast and affordable prototyping….

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