If you attend the 3D Systems User Group (3DSUG) conference next week (April 3-7), you can hear Dr. Ofer Shochet, executive vice president, Objet Geometries Ltd., discuss new trends for rapid prototyping. Dr. Shochet will talk about the latest … [Read more...] about A look at trends in rapid prototyping
Injection molded parts, for all their many shapes and sizes, all start out pretty much the same—as small plastic pellets. The base colors of those pellets vary somewhat depending on the resin, but they all fall somewhere on a monochromatic scale from … [Read more...] about What color is your prototype?
Quickparts®, a 3D Systems company (NASDAQ: TDSC), announced further enhancements to QuickCutCNC™. This rapid CNC machining service, launched by Quickparts®, now has the ability to automatically identify and quote threaded holes as part of the … [Read more...] about QuickCutCNC™ Online Interactive Quoting system now detects threaded holes
Stratasys, (NASDAQ: SSYS) a maker of additive manufacturing machines for prototyping and producing plastic parts, announced two more programs in its environmental stewardship initiative, announced last year. The programs include an ambitious … [Read more...] about Stratasys offers a better way to dispose of spent rapid prototyping material carriers
A Smithsonian curator and the CEOs of four companies who have pioneered the development of additive manufacturing will be featured speakers at RAPID 2011 Conference & Exposition in conjunction with the 3D Imaging event, at the Hyatt Regency in … [Read more...] about RAPID 2011; Simthsonian Curator and founding fathers of additive manufacturing to speak
Quickparts®, a 3D Systems company (NASDAQ: TDSC), announced the immediate availability of its enhanced quoting capabilities through QuickCutCNC™. This new rapid CNC machining service provides online, interactive quotations for all custom CNC … [Read more...] about Quickparts announces enhanced rapid CNC machining service
Can you use subtractive processes to make parts out of metal material? Of course. Can you use additive processes to make parts out of metal material? Yes, but . . . The ability to use additive processes to create metal parts is growing. Both … [Read more...] about For metals:should you go additive or subtractive?
3D Systems continues to acquire companies in the rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing arena. The latest is its acquisition of Accelerated Technologies, Inc. (“ATI”), a Texas based provider of custom parts services. Said a company … [Read more...] about 3D Systems acquires Accelerated Technologies Inc.
CCE, a leading engineering software and services provider, announced the release of EnSuite with new tools for reverse engineering and rapid prototyping applications. EnSuite’s Model Compare function has been extended to compare Native CAD data with … [Read more...] about More CAD programs including features for reverse engineering and rapid prototyping
So is it time to celebrate? After more than 20 years, the consumer media has suddenly taken a new interest in 3D printers and additive prototyping/manufacturing. Granted, the lower cost systems, like those from RapMan and Bits from Bytes, show … [Read more...] about Are we there yet?