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
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
Medical clinic uses subtractive processes to create prosthetic ears. How do you recreate patients’ ears? “One at a time,” said Allison Vest, MS, an anaplastologist with The Medical Art Prosthetics Clinic in Dallas, Texas. The Clinic specializes in … [Read more...] about Recreating ears one at a time
Subtractive processes, often referred to as CNC machining, have not stood still in the rapid prototyping arena. Faster tool path generation is just one of the newer developments enabling machining to play a strong role in the rapid prototyping and … [Read more...] about Robotic Machining Process Helps Military Cut Part Lead-time from Months to Days
It is usually the designer who decides on the production method at the beginning of the design process. So get ready for these five trends as vendors continue to improve their prototyping systems and materials. Now that “rapid prototyping” … [Read more...] about Beyond Prototyping
St. Vincent de Paul, the patron saint of Charities, has been memorialized in a beautiful statue. Though he lived in 17th century France, the statue was created by the most modern of manufacturing techniques, including laser scanning, subtractive … [Read more...] about Recreating a Saintly Statue with Rapid Manufacturing