Thursday, December 21, 2017

12/1/2017 3D PRINTING NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  12/1/2017
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a desktop 3D printer that they say is up to 10 times faster than those ...
(WLUC) - If you've ever wanted to try your hand at 3D printing now is your chance. Marquette Area Public Schools Makerspace is offering a course on the process itself. The class met for the first time on Thursday, November 30 at 6pm at the Marquette Senior High School and will run throughout the ...
With the advent of consumer-grade 3D printers at lower price points, this technology – which has been around since the 1980s – has recently made its ...
The video in this article hasn't been sped up. What you're watching is a new desktop 3D printer built by MIT researchers that cranks out plastic items ...
Woburn startup Rize Inc., one of several local companies trying to redefine manufacturing and product design with 3D printers, has nabbed a new ...
The paper – 'The value of additive manufacturing: future opportunities' – outlines how merging the fundamental research of molecular science with the more end-of-use-focussed discipline of engineering could help propel the 3D printing industry into its next stage of development. “The ability to create ...
The 3D printing industry has garnered a reputation for having suffered a ruthless cycle of inflated interest that never quite amounted to what was expected of it. This was true, in part, in the case of the large, slow, and expensive machines that we first saw on the market. However, additive manufacturing ...
EOS' industrial 3D printing systems are well known throughout the industry, proving themselves frequently with high user ratings and multi-unit customer investments. While we have heard a great deal from the company regarding their expertise with metal 3D printing technologies and applications, the ...
The report "3D printing in construction Market: By Printing Material (Concrete, Plastics, Metals, and Others); By Application (Commercial, Residential, ...
Dr. Jonathan Morris, a diagnostic and interventional neuroradiologist, is co-director of the 3D printinglaboratory at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, and chairman of the 3D Printing Special Interest Group of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). We caught up with him to discuss the rise of ...
3D printing is applied in a very broad range of areas: Medical products, jewelery, prototyping, small-batch production. One company that seems to ...
The University of Memphis is investing $2 million into a metal 3D printing lab that could help revolutionize manufacturing in industries like aerospace and medical devices. The school is outfitting a lab, which should be up and running by April, with two metal printers that can create anything from a ...
By now you're likely wondering where 3D printing fits into all of this, though you may also be able to guess where I'm going. Jewlr, founded in 2009, uses advanced 3D modeling and 3D printing techniques, combined with traditional jewelry manufacturing methods like casting, to produce its rings, which ...
Toward the end of last year, GE acquired Concept Laser, maker of LaserCUSING metal 3D printingtechnology and responsible for the commercialization of the first metal additive manufacturing machine. As part of the acquisition, GE was to invest in Concept Laser's Lichtenfels, Germany headquarters, ...
Lod, Israel – Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication applications, today announced that sign and display print business, Pictographics has installed a Massivit 1800 3D Printing Solution to drive sales for new, innovative 3D ...
In contrast to other metal PBF 3D printers, the AddCreator has a segmented build chamber, and this is key to producing larger parts. “The build chamber, unlike other solutions currently on the market, is moveable and modular,” says Coutinho. “This means that we move it around the powder bed area ...
Well known throughout the world for it's engineering excellence, Germany is home to many companies at the forefront of 3D printing industry. Concept ...
Founded in 2009, Luxexcel developed a turnkey 3D printing solution for ophthalmic laboratories, and is the only company in the world with the ability ...
In industrial environments, dealing with high temperatures and reactive metals, a great deal of care needs to be taken when handling and post processing 3D printed components to ensure the health of personnel. As a particulate substance, powdered materials have the potential to cause harm when ...
As a relatively new technology, one of the main challenges to the proliferation of 3D printing is finding engineers skilled in additive design and machine operation. The skills shortage in this area is something Professor Iskander Akhatov, Director of Skoltech's CDMM, hopes will be addressed by the AM ...
The 3D printer was developed using the bioprinting technology of the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology; AmorePacific worked with 3D printer manufacturer LincSolution to create the printer after several tests with 3D printing materials that can attach to the skin. Standard 3D printers, which print with ...
As the debate about the environmental implications of 3D printing continues, businesses are pushing the boundaries of what the technology can do.
Rize Inc., the developer of patented Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) technology, has appointed Andy Kalambi, former VP of 3DEXPERIENCE at Dassault Systèmes as its new President and CEO. Ahead of the announcement, 3D Printing Industry spoke directly with Kalambi to understand more ...
Materialise, and Formlabs, a respective leader in the 3D printing industry, are collaborating to deliver a complete, cost-effective and easy-to-use solution for hospitals looking to start an in-house 3D print lab. The offering combines the Materialise Mimics inPrint medical imaging software with Formlabs' ...
View this webinar to learn how 3D printing's versatility has paved the way for medical advancements by Cardiovascuar Systems, Inc. To help fight the battle against CAD and PAD, CSI works continuously to advance their devices and develop new innovations. Work that relies greatly on a wide scope of ...
A team at NASA is busy working with USC engineering professor Behrokh Khoshnevis on a plan to 3D printthe habitat where the first Earth-born ... In 2016, he took first place in NASA's In-Situ Materials Challenge, demonstrating the ability to 3D printing using powder-like materials in zero gravity ...
“Any sector that benefits from high performance and high quality cloud-based visualization—PACS, EHR, surgical navigation, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing—will see that F.A.S.T.Cloud Development is a game changer. I'm looking forward to creating products with companies that recognize the ...
After over half a year of hard work, the 3D printed WAAMpeller – the first-ever ship's propeller to be class-approved – has finally been verified and unveiled to the public at the Netherlands headquarters of Damen Shipyards Group. The project was announced back in April, when Netherlands-based ...
The SelfCAD 3D design software was launched by founder Aaron Breuer in 2016. It aims to “simplify the user interface” and to “remove scientific naming for otherwise simple tools.” Amongst its features are a “Magic Fix” 3D slicer, which makes objects ready for 3D printing and exportable as STL files.
Watching a 3D printer work always reminds us of watching a baker decorate a cake. Gooey icing squeezes out of a nozzle and makes interesting ...
Carbon announced a new version of its next-gen 3D printing software that expands its tools to design, engineer and make polymeric parts using ...
As part of an Alumni Mentor Program, Chinese 3D printing and 3D scanning specialist SHINING 3D—the company behind Einscan 3D scanners and other products—has got on board with a ZJUT engineering project that involves building a racing car. But this isn't your run-of-the-mill four-wheeler.
You've probably seen videos of people without limbs doing amazing things. Increased interest in the Paralympics, for example, has raised awareness of the possibilities for achievement that adaptive athletes possess. Those born without limb differences learn how to do everything that people with two ...
The California Energy Comission has awarded RCAM Technologies a 1.25m grant to research and develop 3D printing technology for concrete ...
“There was a 3D printing project going on in 2007, where CT (Computed Topography) was being used to image fossils and mummies at the National ...
3D printing revolutionized manufacturing after its development. However, it was not able to properly infiltrate the commercial applications market. The reason being that most printers take more than an hour to manufacture a small object. A new design from MIT engineers can very well change that as 3D ...
First off, by simply closing in the 3D printer's build chamber, the box3d enclosure produces a controlled printing environment, in which temperatures are more stable and conducive to 3D printing high quality parts. More specifically, the company says that by increasing the build chamber's ambient ...
Metal additive manufacturing has been perhaps the key growth area of the 3D printing world over the last decade or so, and Germany's Fraunhofer, ...
Following a rigorous testing process, verified by Bureau Veritas, the world's first Class approved 3D printedship's propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group's headquarters in the Netherlands. This ground-breaking success is the result of a close collaboration between ...
South Korea-based AmorePacific, one of the world's largest cosmetics companies, is breaking ground in its industry with the unveiling of the world's first customized facial mask. The new product, which is appropriately named the “Tailored Mask,” is manufactured using 3D printing and Internet of Things ...
“Creating a self-sustaining civilization on Mars is one of mankind's greatest endeavors,” said Melody Rees, design and project manager at Branch Technology Inc. (Chattanooga, TN), an architectural fabrication firm specializing in large-scale 3D printing. “We [must] develop sustainable construction ...
HP's Sprout and Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology work with the FitStation platform, and the company also works with partners in the sportswear ...
However, current 3D-printing technology is much more sophisticated. Applications for 3D printers range from rapid prototyping to food processing to consumer products. Advances in 3D bioprinting have led to novel applications in surgery, personalized medicine, diagnostics, and drug discovery.
Plastic waste is designed to last forever, which is why plastic waste has become a persistent worldwide problem. Amsterdam is taking a proactive approach to dealing with the issue through 3D printing benches made from plastic waste. The prototype is called the XXX bench. Recognizing how much ...
The Eurofighter Typhoon is the most advanced swing-role combat aircraft in the world and is manufactured by a consortium of companies including Alenia Aermacchi (now Leonardo), BAE Systems and Airbus. It's currently being used by seven customers and has been ordered by two more, and has ...
The Onyx 3D printers use a chopped carbon fiber-nylon composite (called “Onyx”) as the primary printing material. Depending on which machine in the Onyx series one purchases, the Onyx One or Onyx Pro, it's possible to print with Onyx alone or to reinforce prints with fiberglass. The Mark Two takes ...
The first ever fully 3D printed satellite to be launched from the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully completed its mission. The satellite, called Tubesat-POD (or TuPOD, for short), was developed through a collaboration between GAUSS, Teton Aerospace (Tetonsys), CRP USA, and JAXA.
This means that once a user has sent a 3D file to the printer for production, no intervention is necessary until the part has been 3D printed, washed, and UV cured. As you can see in a video demonstration of the machine, the XCELL's central rotating arm simply dips the print bed into the washing and UV ...
The goal of this first topic, 'Feature-based Qualification (FBQ) using Directed Energy Deposition (DED),' is to apply FBQ to large-scale, 3D printed production of aerospace components made using DED techniques, in order show how useful FBQ is, as well as determine any challenges or risks associated ...
Currently, Skoltech's AM Lab houses a range of 3D printing technologies including the Insstek MX 1000, the largest metal 3D printer in Russia with applications in the aerospace, automotive, and medical industries; the Trumpf TruPrint 1000, a metal 3D printer with high accuracy and efficiency; ...