Research and development is a key investment area for a growing industry such as additive manufacturing, which is why companies dipping their toes in this exciting marketplace are making full use of Econolyst, the UK-based additive manufacturing and … [Read more...] about Dr Phil Reeves: why 3D printers are failing to hit the mark
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NAMII, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), proudly announces its second call for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development … [Read more...] about NAMII Announces 2nd Call for Projects
Far too many media blogs, general bloggers, and articles tout the impending emergence of a 3D printing organ industry that will alleviate our organ transplant crisis. They tend to state that we will successfully 3D print an organ within 10 years. … [Read more...] about Can 3D printed organs live up to the hype?
Terry Wohlers recently released his figures on projected growth for the additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) industry. According to Wohlers, the global market for additive manufacturing products and services in 2012 grew 28.6% (CAGR) to … [Read more...] about Where is Additive Manufacturing headed?
By Steve Roberts, co-founder of Fripp Design and Research, with Tom Fripp. For the past 8 years, Fripp Design and Research have been actively involved in the development of 3D Print technology. Indeed, our co-founder, Tom Fripp’s Masters Degree … [Read more...] about Correcting the major myths about 3D printing
On Presidential orders, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute was created to accelerate the implementation of additive manufacturing. But how will NAMII directly benefit you? By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor For the past … [Read more...] about Taking 3D printing from prototyping to manufacturing
Materials will be the key to a long life for 3D printing, additive manufacturing technology. The ExOne Co., and rp+m have announced an important addition to the materials available for additive manufacturing. The two companies worked together to … [Read more...] about ExOne and rp+m develop bonded tungsten for 3D printing
Citizen Watch introduced its first wristwatch in 1931. Since then, it has grown into the global brand it is today: an innovative firm with a solid reputation earned through products like the ‘Eco Drive’, which works by converting light into … [Read more...] about Citizen Watch cuts time and development cost with 3D printing
Will small businesses find enough uses for 3D printers to add profit to the UPS Store business model? The company is about to find out. While many have blogged about how great 3D printing will be for users ranging from home hobbyists to professional … [Read more...] about UPS: the latest retailer to experiment with 3D printing
Terry Persun, Technology Journalist The US Space Agency has been working on their new Z1 space suit, and recently introduced some of the early prototypes now under test. Although several NASA groups joined to produce the suit, NASA Glenn’s … [Read more...] about Additive manufacturing helps NASA develop the Do Everything Space Suit