By Tony Slavik, Applications Engineering Manager at FATHOM Additive manufacturing (AM) has been rapidly evolving into a powerful means of production. The additive technologies most commonly used for production of plastic parts include Fused … [Read more...] about Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Additive Manufacturing Today for Production Parts
By Lindsay Brownell 3D printers are revolutionizing manufacturing by allowing users to create any physical shape they can imagine on-demand. However, most commercial printers are only able to build objects from a single material at a time and … [Read more...] about Multimaterial 3D printing manufactures complex objects, fast
Stratasys Ltd. introduces the J750 Digital Anatomy 3D Printer. Designed to replicate the feel, responsiveness, and biomechanics of human anatomy in medical models – the system improves surgical preparedness and training while helping bring new … [Read more...] about Digital Anatomy 3D Printer brings realistic simulation to functional anatomical models
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Ron Hollis of MFG. We discussed the various options available to engineers and suppliers for part production in today's workspace. The interview is below, and a transcript … [Read more...] about Navigating options for part production in the digital economy
Additive manufacturing offers the ability to precisely place material in varying durometers, strengths, and capabilities into combinations that deliver features not possible through other methods. The use of additive to create an optimal bike saddle … [Read more...] about Additive combines control and comfort for innovative bike saddle
By using PolyJet features like full color, graphic textures and multiple materials, designers, engineers and product development teams can create prototypes that accurately simulate end-product look and feel. Matt Stenoien, Product Manager, … [Read more...] about PolyJet 3D printing’s benefits for prototyping
When faced with detrimental delays to the design process of an essential airbox for its recently launched Mono R elite supercar, the engineering team at Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) turned to Stratasys FDM additive manufacturing to produce fully … [Read more...] about Prototyping parts fast—cutting lead time from weeks to hours
How to overcome design-for-additive-manufacturing (DfAM) constraints that can be deterrents to mass production. Benny Buller, founder and CEO, VELO3D The manufacturing world’s mindset is shifting with the news of 3D-printed, … [Read more...] about Preparing to switch from traditional to additive manufacturing
Dr. Natalie Rudolph, Vice President of Research and Development, AREVO For almost a decade now, Additive Manufacturing (AM) has been one of the fastest growing areas in manufacturing. This growth has resulted in significant efforts in material and … [Read more...] about What is polymer directed energy deposition (DED) for 3D printing and how can it benefit you?
Long-established technology of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) is being challenged in various markets by fast-emerging, highly advanced science of blue light scanning. By Matthew Martin, Exact Metrology For more than 50 years, the … [Read more...] about Scanning or CMM? Which is better?