Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D hardware and software, has announced the availability of the Artec Turntable, an intelligent rotating platform that features auto-tracking capabilities for the creation of flawless 3D scans … [Read more...] about Artec 3D launches fully-automated Artec turntable
HRL Laboratories, LLC, is commercializing its additively manufactured (3D-printed) high-strength aluminum, which has obtained the first ever registration of an additive alloy from the Aluminum Association. HRL will be granted registration number … [Read more...] about HRL Laboratories register new 3D-printed alloy
Edited by Mike Santora With the growth of 3D printing, it’s entirely possible to 3D print your own prosthetic from models found in open-source databases. But those models lack personalized electronic user interfaces like those found in costly, … [Read more...] about Improving 3D-printed prosthetics by integrating electronic sensors
Plastic grippers from a 3D printer and made with tribo-filaments from igus are 85% less expensive and 70% faster than others currently being used in the packaging industry. 3D printing allows for single batches to become a reality and enabled for … [Read more...] about Maintenance-free 3D printed grippers for packaging machines
Stratasys Inc. has introduced today for North America, its Expert Services Group, which was designed to help manufacturers build their additive manufacturing strategy and workflow, to gain the benefits of 3D printing for improved production … [Read more...] about Stratasys Expert Services Group to help enterprises build AM vision
VHM Fonderie (formerly Heinrich Fonderie) specializes in the production of industrial iron castings using a traditional sand casting process. To help the company with the production of functional prototypes, master models for sand casting, … [Read more...] about 3D printing benefits cast in iron
Less is more. Especially when we’re talking the mass and weight of a part we’re designing. Those of us who have used previous versions of solidThinking’s Inspire software already know about its ability to reduce up to 45% of a part’s weight within a … [Read more...] about Faster connections with Inspire 2015
Electron beam melting (EBM) is a type of additive manufacturing technique that uses a cathode ray as its heat source. EBM is a proprietary powder bed fusion technique developed by Arcam. Metal powder is melted in a high vacuum, layer by layer until … [Read more...] about Electron Beam Melting: What Is It?
Direct Metal Sintering is a name coined by 3D Systems to describe a process similar to Direct Metal Laser Sintering. 3D Systems’ printers, like other metal laser sintering printers, create pure, fully dense metal parts with EN ISO (fine) machining … [Read more...] about What is direct metal sintering?
Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) is an additive manufacturing process specifically using metals as the material. Most alloys can be used in the DMLS process but 17-4 Precipitation Hardened (PH) and 15-5 PH stainless steel are the most common. The … [Read more...] about What is DMLS (Direct Metal Laser Sintering)?