"3D printing technology" tag

Recent evolutions of 3D-printing industry

The 3D-printing industry experienced a year of transformation in 2016, as niche market pioneers Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS) and 3D Systems Corp. (DDD) were joined by HP Inc. (HPQ) and General Electric Co. (GE)….

Additive Manufacturing to 3D-Print Fixturing

Born from PBC Linear, manufacturer of linear motion components actuators and motors offer its Workbench 3D printer with a printing build volume of 1 × 1 × 0.5 meter. The machine’s SurePrint servo…

New partnership to develop very large 3D printing system

Ingersoll Machine Tools and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are in a partnership to develop  Wham, a very large 3D printing system which includes automatic exchange of the printing extruder with a high-speed, 5-axis milling attachment for…

Airbus subsidiary teams up with Altair in additive manufacturing tech

The Light Rider 3D printed motorcycle Simulation software provider Altair and Airbus 3D printing subsidiary APWorks have inked a partnership to advise companies on additive manufacturing (AM), and further down the line, to…

3D metal printing in the service of veterinary medicine

For the first time ever, a prosthetic titanium beak has been manufactured using 3D metal printing and implanted on Gigi, a blue macaw (a genus of the parrot family), in Brazil. This unusual…

Proto Labs will test new, industrial-grade 3D printing technology for HP

HP Inc. selected quick-turn digital manufacturer Proto Labs as a product testing site for the printing and PC giant’s new HP Multi Jet Fusion™ technology for industrial-grade 3D printing. Proto Labs is one…

New 3D printing technique developed at Harvard

Harvard tech allows for mid-air 3D printing of metal structures with a new technique to make the process easier. It allows people to essentially draw minuscule metal items in mid-air. Created at Harvard’s Wyss Institute…

3D-printing robot repairer

Addibot is a 3D-printing robot, invented by 22-year-old mechanical engineer Robert Flitsch, that uses raw material to build surfaces up layer by layer, much like a boxy, desktop 3D printer would, but without the same…

Printing metal 3D objects using sounds

  Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) is a unique metal 3D printing process currently pioneered by an unorthodox U.S. technology firm involving the merging of layers of metal foil using sound waves. The manufacturing technology firm…

Europe will be a forerunner in automotive 3D printing, report says

While North America is still in the lead in terms of 3D printing, Europe is close behind, report says. MarketsandMarkets has released the report “3D Printing Automotive Market Applications by Technology (SLA, SLS, EBM,…

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