Lawrence Livermore, MIT Researchers Develop New Ultralight, Ultrastiff 3D Printed Materials

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Imagine a material with the same weight and density as aerogel — a material so light it’s called ‘frozen smoke’ — but with 10,000 times more stiffness. This material could have a profound impact on the aerospace and automotive industries as well Read More »

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MIT Professional Education Now Offers Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Course

Enrollment is Open to U.S. and International Engineering, Science and Architect Professionals for Course Starting July 21, 2014 Cambridge, Mass. – April 23, 2014 – MIT Professional Education has added Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor to their Short Programs offerings. Designed Read More »

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11th Erfurt Rapid.Tech 2014, Germany– The Full Spectrum of Additive Manufacturing

Erfurt, 31/03/2014: Rapid.Tech ranks among the leading international events in the field of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. The conference and trade fair is scheduled to take place for the 11th time in Erfurt on 14 and 15 May 2014, and it owes its popular Read More »

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AST2 Introduces INVENT3D Printer

by AST2 March 24, 2014: Applied Systems & Technology Transfer, LLC (AST2) introduced its INVENT3D Printer at America Makes’ Project Management Review Meeting in Youngstown, OH, March 18th-20th. INVENT3D is specifically designed to integrate with AST2’s INVENTORcloud Program, a STEM education program for students K-12 Read More »

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America Makes and MakerBot Team with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors to Bring 3D Printing Technology to Students

by America Makes Warriors’ player Harrison Barnes shows up as a hero to empower children in the Next Industrial Revolution. Youngstown, Ohio – March 11, 2014. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and MakerBot, the global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry, are Read More »

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SME Contributes Workforce and Education Expertise

by SME U.S. Department of Defense awards $70 million grant to UI Labs; funding will drive economic growth and technology in American manufacturing SME to support new institute with education, training and workforce development programs SME Vice President Dean L. Bartles, PhD, FSME, was named executive director of Read More »

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Pitt Researchers Receive America Makes Grant to Develop Computational “Latticework” for Additive Manufacturing

by Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA Integrating cellular structures would allow for lighter and lower cost 3D-printed products – total matched funding is $964,000 PITTSBURGH (February 11, 2014) … Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing represents a transformative method for time-sensitive, Read More »

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University of Warwick Helps Students with Disabilities 3D-Print Objects to Ease Their Everyday Lives

by Anna Blackaby The University of Warwick is helping students with physical disabilities from a local college become their own product designers so they can 3D-print personalised objects that help them in their everyday lives. Students at Hereward College in Coventry, located close to the Read More »

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NSF-The Engineering Behind Additive Manufacturing and the 3-D Printing Revolution

By National Science Foundation (NSF) While 3-D pens and printers are enjoyed by students, artists and makers, innovative American companies are using similar equipment to manufacture aerospace, automotive and medical technologies. The number of technologies customized and created using additive manufacturing processes is growing each Read More »

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University of Colorado Boulder-Researchers Develop 4D Printing Technology for Composite Materials

By University of Colorado Boulder Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications. A team led Read More »

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