By Nick Allen, MD, 3DPRINTUK 3D printing is unique as a disruptive technology in one key respect, and that is, having disrupted the manufacturing paradigm through the introduction of rapid prototyping some 25-30 years ago, it is now disrupting … [Read more...] about 3d printing — An alternative to injection moulding?
Despite some reports of its untimely demise, the automotive sector is still a dominant force in the United Kingdom. Research and development is strong, as is manufacturing for motorsport, which is a huge industry in its own right. 3DPRINTUK … [Read more...] about 3D printing supports student automotive engineers
There has been a large-scale response by the 3D printing community to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a giant effort to close the gap between supply and demand for PPE for front-line NHS workers. In recent weeks, some really clever and innovative designs … [Read more...] about How to use SLS to 3D print face shields
Users may be confused, and in some instances disillusioned, about the role that 3D printing can really take on when looking at production scenarios. There is a lot of work to be done to illustrate that 3D printing is really now established as a … [Read more...] about How to choose between additive manufacturing and traditional alternatives for production