Can 3D printing plug the coronavirus equipment gap?

Source: cnn.com San Francisco (CNN Business) : As frontline workers and hospitals struggle to get access to enough medical equipment to deal with the rapid spread of coronavirus, a growing number of businesses are pushing what could be a promising fix: 3D-printed supplies A sprawling network of multinationals, local firms, universities and even individual hobbyists have … Continue reading Can 3D printing plug the coronavirus equipment gap?

Additive Manufacturing Simulation – Build Failure Risk Assessment

Source: AdditiveLab Blogs The workflow for Additive Manufacturing (AM) simulations can be quite simplified. In AdditiveLab for example, AM simulations of part-support configurations can be performed with only a couple of clicks. However, having generated simulation results often is not enough to determine whether a build configuration will fail. Traditional Engineering Assessments vs. Additive Manufacturing … Continue reading Additive Manufacturing Simulation – Build Failure Risk Assessment

A beginner’s guide to visual scripting with Grasshopper

Source: A beginner's guide to visual scripting with Grasshopper   by Paul Jeffries In this tutorial, I will provide a very simple demonstration of the use of Grasshopper, a visual scripting environment embedded into the 3D modelling package Rhinoceros and a very useful computational design tool.  This example is intended to give a brief overview of … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to visual scripting with Grasshopper

DNV GL awards thyssenkrupp first Additive Manufacturing Approval of Manufacturer certificate

The shipping industry is looking to take advantage of additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, to print spare parts, thereby reducing lead times, costs, stock requirements, and environmental impacts. Certification ensures that AM part users can have the same confidence in an additive manufactured product as a conventionally produced one. The newly issued … Continue reading DNV GL awards thyssenkrupp first Additive Manufacturing Approval of Manufacturer certificate

Markforged Reveals Metal and Carbon Fiber Print Farms

WATERTOWN, MA – August 26, 2019 – Markforged, the leading provider of metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, today unveiled the company’s Print Farms — an economic way for customers to build metal and carbon fiber printing capacity with Markforged. The new packages allow customers to purchase the Metal X systems and X7 printers, priced together, to rapidly … Continue reading Markforged Reveals Metal and Carbon Fiber Print Farms

AIT Researchers Working on ‘Made to Order’ Personalised Healthcare Technology

What if there was one ‘magic’ 3-D printed pill patients could take which was capable of combining and releasing medications in the correct quantities and conditions as determined by their own unique genetic profile? That’s the future of healthcare and our researchers are busy making it a reality… Researchers have long suspected the concurrent prescription … Continue reading AIT Researchers Working on ‘Made to Order’ Personalised Healthcare Technology

FATHOM Issued Patent for On Demand Digital Manufacturing Quote & Order Platform

Oakland, California—August 15, 2019—FATHOM, an advanced manufacturer with an expertise in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, today announced the issuance of a United States Patent for the systems and methods powering its online digital manufacturing platform. The team also received its seventh consecutive ranking on the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America—only … Continue reading FATHOM Issued Patent for On Demand Digital Manufacturing Quote & Order Platform

Applications : Dental

The global manufacturing industry is witnessing a change towards digital era where the companies have moved over conventional manufacturing processes to adopt newer digital manufacturing techniques. Dental laboratories, which had been using conventional techniques, now started  adopting these digital techniques like 3D scanning and 3D printing. Embracing Digital Dentistry has allowed dental professionals to work … Continue reading Applications : Dental

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Expand Partnership in Greater China

Partnership combines industry leading expertise in both traditional and additive manufacturing – providing customers with competitive advantage Shanghai Customer Innovation Center provides local access to manufacturing experts - helping customers design critical parts for critical applications ROCK HILL, South Carolina and SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, August 8, 2019 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) and GF Machining Solutions, a … Continue reading 3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Expand Partnership in Greater China

Renishaw optimising engine design with metal additive manufacturing

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero, based in Michigan, USA, to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new manufacturing processes, Cobra Aero invested in the AM 400 system to increase its additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities. To optimise the design of … Continue reading Renishaw optimising engine design with metal additive manufacturing