The technology known as 3D printing actually consists of a number of different methods of building an object layer by layer. Each method has its pros and cons. In this series of brief tutorials, we will go into the basics of each technology and … [Read more...] about Laser sintering – What is it?
Renishaw and BEGO conclude additive manufacturing licensing agreement
Renishaw plc, the global engineering technologies company, and BEGO Bremer Goldschlägerei Wilh. Herbst GmbH & Co. KG, a leading international specialist in dental prosthodontics, have concluded an agreement that licenses Renishaw to use BEGO … [Read more...] about Renishaw and BEGO conclude additive manufacturing licensing agreement
What is your biggest frustration with additive manufacturing (3D printing)?
Despite the media hype that 3D printers can be used to make literally anything, and that they will disrupt all kinds of present day processes and systems, professional users have a number of frustrations with this technology. These frustrations can … [Read more...] about What is your biggest frustration with additive manufacturing (3D printing)?
Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Keynote Speaker
Agenda for twenty-fifth conference to stress education and training. The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) announced that its keynote address will spotlight a major barrier to success: corporate cultures that are polarized with a … [Read more...] about Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Keynote Speaker
10 predictions for 3D printing
What do you think will be the top developments in 3D printing in 2013? Tuan Tranpham, North American Channel Manager, Stratasys Ltd., recently posted some of his predictions. I agree with many of them. Consumer 3D printers probably have … [Read more...] about 10 predictions for 3D printing
A brief review of the 3D printers of 2012
The avalanche of popular news stories has propelled 3D printing into the minds of consumers. However, the major manufacturers of 3D printers have released a number of systems for professional uses. Here’s a quick look at what became available this … [Read more...] about A brief review of the 3D printers of 2012
GE Aviation acquires Morris Technologies
GE Aviation acquired the assets of Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing, precision manufacturing companies operating in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio. Terms were not disclosed. The two privately held companies, with … [Read more...] about GE Aviation acquires Morris Technologies
3-Dimensional Services’ Tool Keeps the Icing Flowing
For most of us, cupcakes are a pleasant treat, perhaps a momentary diversion. For Freed’s Bakery, though, cupcakes are serious business. And big business. That’s because Manchester, NH-based Freed’s, a division of Maplehurst Bakeries, Brownsburg, IN, … [Read more...] about 3-Dimensional Services’ Tool Keeps the Icing Flowing
Morris Technologies will be part of NAMII
Morris Technologies, Inc. (MTI), the global leader in additive metal manufacturing, has been selected as a member of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII). The Institute is a consortium of 40 public and private businesses, … [Read more...] about Morris Technologies will be part of NAMII
3D printing a custom hand brace
Who says that as a maker of 3D printers, you can't get into the manufacturing game? Not 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD). It appears as though the company will produce and market end-use medical products thanks to its recent acquisition of Bespoke … [Read more...] about 3D printing a custom hand brace