Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Your Next Flight Is Brought to You by 3D Printing

The technology will revolutionize manufacturing, but how? United Technologies, GE and Honeywell are taking different approaches. Like the cotton gin and the modern assembly line, 3D printing is the kind of breakthrough advancement that holds...

Graphene-based ink may lead to printable energy storage devices

Researchers have created an ink made of graphene nanosheets and demonstrated that the ink can be used to print 3-D structures. As the graphene-based ink can be mass-produced in an inexpensive and environmentally friendly...

Stratasys and Solvay Partner to Bring New FDM Materials to Market and Expand Adoption...

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) today established an authorized materials partner program – designed to expand the range of high-performance polymers available to manufacturers leveraging Stratasys’ fused deposition modeling process using FDM Technology™ in 3D printing...

miniFactory Ultra, PEEK and ULTEM 3D printing

miniFactory, a Finnish 3D printer manufacturer, has released the miniFactory Ultra 3D printer for high-temperature materials, such as PEEK and PEKK. Olli Pihlajamäki, Sales and Marketing Director, explained that high-strength polymers can become warped...

Method to evaluate comfort of smart and functional textiles

Until now, user-friendliness has been the focus of the development of smart and functional textiles. Now it is time to address comfort when wearing these textiles—a quality factor that should be of interest to...

HP and Smile Direct Club Collaborate on Largest Multi Jet Fusion 3D Production Factory...

Smile Direct Club disrupting $12 billion orthodontics industry with affordable, personalized, and sustainable 3D production; nearly 20 million 3D printed mouth molds in next year News Highlights: HP and SmileDirectClub collaboration transform smiles for millions...

Army field tests 3D-printing capabilities in South Korea

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Soldiers in South Korea can now get broken-down tanks and trucks ready for battle quicker thanks to a new experimental 3D-printing facility. Known as the Rapid Fabrication via Additive Manufacturing...

Review: the Apium P220 industrial polymer 3D printer

The Apium P220 is an industrial 3D printer recommended for use with high-performance polymers including PEEK, carbon fiber reinforced PEEK, POM-C, PVDF, and PEI 9085. A functional, robust and highly resistant part output, the...

Copper3D wins new grant from NASA for antimicrobial 3D printing

NASA Nebraska Space Grant office provided funding to examine the development, validation, and mechanically characterization of antimicrobial 3D printed medical devices for astronauts. The objective is to test the antimicrobial properties of Copper3D's PLACTIVE...

A new technology era in 3-D printing

Mechanical engineering researchers are inventing game-changing technologies and developing a Renaissance in 3-D printing. In the mid-15th century, a new technology that would change the course of history was invented. Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press, with...
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