Students at University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten ‘Design for Additive’ with First-of-Its-Kind 3D Printed Self-Balancing Scooter

Tasked with optimizing a digital product life cycle for customized production, students learn how to ‘think additively’ by designing self-balancing scooter development process around additive technology Production of first self-balancing scooter prototype reduced from four weeks to four days with Stratasys additive technologies, equating to Read More »

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Praxair Announces TruForm™ AMbition Grant Supporting Additive Manufacturing for Universities in North America

  DANBURY, Conn., November 2, 2017 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it will be offering a limited number of in-kind grants to select North American universities through its surface technologies business. The grant recipients will receive material and engineering assistance to support metal Read More »

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3-D Printing Gets a Turbo Boost From U-M Technology

  Jim Lynch | The University of Michigan – College of Engineering | www.umich.edu/news ANN ARBOR — A major drawback to 3-D printing — the slow pace of the work — could be alleviated through a software algorithm developed at the University of Michigan. The Read More »

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BLOODHOUND SSC Gathers Speed with Renishaw Sponsorship

  On October 26th, 2017, BLOODHOUND SSC, a supersonic car designed to break the world land speed record by reaching 1000 mph, will take to the runway for its first test in Newquay, UK. Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw has been named as a stripe Read More »

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DOE Awards University of Pittsburgh’s Minking Chyu $777K to Improve Gas Turbines with 3D Printing

By Matt Cichowicz, Communications Writer | Pitt Swanson Engineering News PITTSBURGH (October 16, 2017) … Gas turbines serve a variety of power generation purposes ranging from jet engine propulsion to electricity production. Their impressive energy output also results in high-temperatures capable of causing extreme damage Read More »

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Stratasys Kicks-off Official Entry Process for 2018 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Globally recognized contest empowers students with unique opportunities to redesign an existing product, create a new product, or design an original work of art or architecture Fully supported by the GrabCAD Community: Entries must be submitted by February 26, 2018 at http://www.stratasys.com/extreme-redesign MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Read More »

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First-class Renishaw Engineer Awarded University Prize

By Renishaw Roxanne Pollard, a Mechanical Design Engineer at Gloucestershire based engineering company, Renishaw, has been awarded the TATA prize, which is given to the highest achieving part time student at the University of Wales. Pollard, a former Renishaw apprentice, achieved a first-class honours degree Read More »

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Proto Labs – Ready for Take Off

By Proto Labs | Case Studies Engineering students prepare 3D printed rocket engine for launch Space exploration fuels David Deng’s sense of wonder and his desire to help humanity expand to that final frontier. At the same time, the University of Minnesota aerospace engineering student Read More »

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Renishaw – The Future of 3D Printing in Education

By Renishaw In the 1950s, the slide rule was the most commonly used classroom tool for mathematical and engineering calculation, but by the mid 1970s, the newer technology – the electronic scientific calculator – made the slide rule almost obsolete. Since then, there has been Read More »

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Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering – On Board with New Metallic Alloy Compositions for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering recently received an award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to design, develop and optimize new metallic alloy compositions for additive manufacturing (AM) that are resistant to the effects of Naval/maritime environment. The research is led by Wei Xiong, Read More »

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