3D Printing Industry

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3D Printing Industry

 •  February 20

Functional prototypes are an important application for industrial 3D printing. Materials used in components for aircraft, automotive, electronics or sports – must be reliable and cost effective for product development. For lightweight, high strength parts, the kind you’d find in F1 cars or the core-composites of snowboards, fiber reinforcements are...

3D Printing Industry

 •  February 16

Two metal 3D printing projects at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have been awarded funding in a nine-hundred thousand dollar grant from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL). With problem-solving objectives, the projects look to develop a method of monitoring and auto-correcting powder-bed fusion based processes, and to enhance the...

3D Printing Industry

 •  February 13

3D printed PEEK is considered to be one of the greatest challenges to fused filament fabrication (FFF). With an extreme print temperature of 500°C, it can be tricky to maintain the appropriate environment for 3D printing such a high-grade thermoplastic and standard favourite of the aerospace industry. Luckily, 3DGence is an industrial printer...

3D Printing Industry

 •  February 9

Like 3D printing, human-robot collaboration is, according to KUKA, “a decisive principle of Industry 4.0.” Capable of handling payloads well over 1 ton, robotic arms manufactured by the Chinese-owned German company are installed in automotive, electronics and aerospace factories all over the world. They helping human workers in everything from...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 30

What gave Einstein so many bright ideas? How are 3D printed fakes entering the art world? Where can I get a 3D printed Tiny Rick? How many hours does it take to design a 3D printed dress? These questions and more from metal additive manufacturing to desktop 3D printing are answered in this edition of our Sliced 3D printing news digest. The first of...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 28

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Sharebot, Luxexcel, Deloitte, the World Economic Forum, Carbon, Paragon Rapid Technologies, US Department of Energy, Gecko Biomedical, San Draw Medical, Ghent University, University of Nottingham, 3D Distributed, SYS Systems, Sharebot, Innovate UK, BigRep, Keter and MIT. Which countries...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 24

How do you turn a Spectrum computer from the 1980s into a modern, portable laptop? Why is Justin Trudeau funding 3D printing? Why did Norsk Titanium win an award this week? This edition of 3D printing news SLICED features stories from Boeing, Norsk Titanium, Thor3D, Digital Metal, Linamar, Thor3D, Digital Metal, Höganäs, Renishaw, Thor3D,...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 24

3D Printing Industry first previewed the Inventure 3D printer at the Zortrax Experience Conference in June. At launch, the Inventure was capable of working with Z-PLA, Z-PETG, and Z-SUPPORT materials. The company has since expanded this range with 3 advanced filaments, boosting resilience, flexibility and post-processing convenience. Plus...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 23

Trends in additive manufacturing for end-use production was a recent in-depth look at what some see as the the next phase of 3D printing. 3D printed sneakers, custom-fit insoles, clothing and toys – commercial 3D printing – are often the subject of hype surrounding 3D printing’s integration into the supply chain. There are many big names behind...

3D Printing Industry

 •  January 18

3D Printing investment news for 2018 gets underway with a potential hostile takeover of leading British engineering firm, GKN Plc (LON: GKN). Melrose Plc (LSE: MRO) is a British investment company, who “specialise in the acquisition and performance improvement of good manufacturing businesses.” Less charitably, Melrose are described as “asset...