Form 2 desktop SL 3D printer offers bigger build volume

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Desktop 3d printers are an excellent and affordable way to prototype parts during the initial design iteration stages. For those engineers who do use desktop 3D printers, a…

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Autodesk agrees to acquire netfabb

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The chess board of the 3D printing industry just rearranged a bit with this announcement that Autodesk, Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb, a Lupburg, Germany-based…

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Special pricing on desktop 3D printers and milling machines

Thursday, September 10, 2015

When asked, many potential users of desktop 3D printers and milling machines say cost is a big factor in the purchase decision. So, for all of you who…

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3D printer helps small dental labs compete

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Small but powerful 3D printers are coming to small businesses. The latest example is a printer that enables smaller labs to produce a range of dental and orthodontic…

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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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We have a winner!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Did you enter the recent Stratasys Ltd contest to win a Mojo 3D printer? Held earlier in the summer, readers of Design World were given a chance to…

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Oligomers for 3D Printing

Formulate 3D Printing resins for specific mechanical properties and surface quality

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bomar oligomers , from Dymax Oligomers & Coatings let you formulate printing inks and 3D printing resins for SLA, DLP, and 3D inkjet printers. You can choose oligomers…

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Does 3D printing need its own operating system?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Whether you use professional 3D printing machines or more commercial desktop units, every user has some issues with getting the designed part to print correctly. Part of the…

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A primer on rapid prototyping

Monday, June 15, 2015

Digital Manufacturing is probably a new term for many. In Brian Underdahl’s book, Proto Labs Special Edition Digital Manufacturing for Dummies, the author combines CNC machining, injection molding…

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How many companies produce industrial-grade additive manufacturing machines?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fun facts from Wohlers Report 2015: –The market for additive manufacturing, consisting of all AM products and services worldwide, grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of…

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