Recently, the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with ETH Zurich and Fraunhofer IGCV, IPT and IAPT, released a report on the current state of additive manufacturing (AM) and its future. Their goal was to provide a realistic understanding of what … [Read more...] about 3D printing proves its value as manufacturing evolves
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As additive technology gains importance in aerospace innovation, it offers compelling opportunities to revolutionize critical elements of the aerospace workflow. From design to certification and to production, AM helps companies unlock innovation and … [Read more...] about How additive “takes the handcuffs off design” in aerospace applications
Additive hardware continues to improve in productivity, accuracy, and in ease of use. Now, the focus is on software to improve additive functions and capabilities, and to take additive to the next level. Hardik Kabaria, the director of Software … [Read more...] about What’s next for additive software?
The additive manufacturing industry is a constantly changing industry. There’s no better way to stay informed of all the developments then to attend one or more of the upcoming conferences. Taking into account that the ongoing pandemic could alter … [Read more...] about Keeping up with developments in additive manufacturing
As AM becomes more accepted as part of a manufacturing supply chain, it is altering the way engineers work and develop products. We recently had a conversation with Daniel Lazier, product marketing manager at Markforged. Design World · 3D … [Read more...] about 3D printing: the “duct tape” for the supply chain?
Among the many benefits of using 3D printing is how it effects sustainable efforts in design and production. Recently I had a chance to speak with Nadav Goshen, president and CEO at MakerBot on 3D printing developments in this area. Here are … [Read more...] about 3D printings effects on sustainability
Julliette Combe is a mechanical engineer. She began working on 3D printing during her master thesis on nano 3D printing. When she joined Formlabs, she first went into the business development team for product partnership and worked on custom products … [Read more...] about 3D printing makes it easy to develop tooling for production
Every year, we award innovators in technology through our Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program (LEAP Awards). This year’s winners were selected by an independent judging panel of 14 professionals. In the additive manufacturing category, the … [Read more...] about Winning through innovation
The aerospace industry was an early adopter of additive technology, followed by the automotive industry. Where do these industries stand in relation to additive technology today? In a recent interview, David Giebenhain, global product director at … [Read more...] about Trends in aerospace and automotive additive manufacturing
Additive manufacturing has long been used in automotive, especially in racing. AM enables designers to make fast changes when faced with rapidly changing regulations and short design times. What are some of the lessons learned by those who work with … [Read more...] about How motorsports benefits from additive manufacturing