AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

  By Marisa Alia-Novobilski | Air Force Research Laboratory | Published January 06, 2017 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Read More »

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MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

By David L. Chandler | MIT News Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter January 6, 2017 — A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, Read More »

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GE Additive Education Program Accepting Applications from Schools for 3D Printers

  CINCINNATI — January 06, 2017– (BUSINESS WIRE) — GE is now accepting applications from schools for the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). GE will invest $10 million over the next five years in two educational programs, to develop pipelines of future talent in additive Read More »

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What Two Things Are Driving Innovation in Manufacturing?

By Erik Sherman | Oerlikon Stories Advanced materials research and additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) combine to give companies the ability to make new products never before possible and prototype in a fraction of the time and at a tiny percentage of the Read More »

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VHM Fonderie Employs Stratasys 3D Printing Across Various Production Processes to Speed up Customer Turnaround Times and Improve Capacity

French foundry and machining company sees lead times cut from up to five weeks to a few hours when producing master models for sand casting molds Stratasys Connex Multi-material 3D Printer utilized for wide array of applications including prototyping, tooling, replacement of obsolete and spare Read More »

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Henkel to Develop New Solutions for 3D Printing

  3D Printing is a fast growing technology leveraged by designers across nearly all industries to help enable new designs and accelerate time to market. 3D printed parts are used for prototyping to validate fit and function. In some cases, the 3D printed assembly itself Read More »

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CRP Group and Krone Golf Combine Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Techniques to Create the World’s Most Advanced Golf Driver

KD-1: The first Windform SP 3D printed driver Clubhead with precision CNC machined titanium hitting surface The aim of this case study is to illustrate the construction of CNC machined and 3D Printed driver clubhead on behalf of Krone, the world leader in custom engineered Read More »

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Oerlikon – Materializing the Third Industrial Revolution

By Erik Sherman | Oerlikon Stories   Why is additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing, the next big step in manufacturing? Additive manufacturing (AM), or often used interchangeably as 3D printing, is at work everywhere in the world. Although still in its early stages, Read More »

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Photonic Professional GT Brings Benefits of 3D Printing to the Microscale

by Nanoscribe The future markets of many industries are characterized by trends such as increasing product variety and complexity, shorter development periods and product life cycles, as well as smaller batch sizes and individualization. Industry experts increasingly identify additive manufacturing as the industrial manufacturing method Read More »

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