Research and development is a key investment area for a growing industry such as additive manufacturing, which is why companies dipping their toes in this exciting marketplace are making full use of Econolyst, the UK-based additive manufacturing and … [Read more...] about Dr Phil Reeves: why 3D printers are failing to hit the mark
NAMII, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), proudly announces its second call for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development … [Read more...] about NAMII Announces 2nd Call for Projects
Far too many media blogs, general bloggers, and articles tout the impending emergence of a 3D printing organ industry that will alleviate our organ transplant crisis. They tend to state that we will successfully 3D print an organ within 10 years. … [Read more...] about Can 3D printed organs live up to the hype?
According to MakerBot, the Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is a fast and easy way for anyone to create 3D models. Current price is $1,400 plus an optional $150 for MakerBot Digitizer MakerCare, a service and support program. “Bringing the … [Read more...] about The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner
Formlabs, the developers of the first desktop vat photopolymerization process (also known as stereolithography) has just released PreForm for the Mac OS X. Based on many requests for a Macintosh-compatible version of the company’s PreForm software, … [Read more...] about 3d printing software for the Mac
Terry Wohlers recently released his figures on projected growth for the additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) industry. According to Wohlers, the global market for additive manufacturing products and services in 2012 grew 28.6% (CAGR) to … [Read more...] about Where is Additive Manufacturing headed?
What is the application for 3D printing /additive manufacturing (3DP / AM) systems that engineers are not deploying as often as they can? Listen in as Editorial director of Make Parts Fast, Leslie Langnau, interviews RICHARD STUMP, Principal at … [Read more...] about Tips on making the best use of 3D printers
By Steve Roberts, co-founder of Fripp Design and Research, with Tom Fripp. For the past 8 years, Fripp Design and Research have been actively involved in the development of 3D Print technology. Indeed, our co-founder, Tom Fripp’s Masters Degree … [Read more...] about Correcting the major myths about 3D printing
On Presidential orders, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute was created to accelerate the implementation of additive manufacturing. But how will NAMII directly benefit you? By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor For the past … [Read more...] about Taking 3D printing from prototyping to manufacturing
Here’s an interesting development to come out of the merger between 3D Systems and Geomagic’s Haptic technology—Cubify Sculpt. 3D Systems announced the immediate availability of this tool, which is says is “a powerful virtual clay sculpting tool that … [Read more...] about 3D Systems Launches Cubify Sculpt for 3D printing