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Czinger Unveils 1232-HP Hypercar with 3D Printed Parts

Those familiar with the additive space will likely be aware of Divergent 3D, an interesting startup that has wowed readers and auto show attendees with its supercars made with 3D…

Company Spotlight: HRE Performance Wheels

Let’s take a quick look at the company HRE. They have an interesting value proposition and have been of recent interest with a partnership with McLaren.

What is Metrology Part 7: GOM

This is an overview of the organization GOM and what it does in terms of 3D technology as well as scanning. It has an interesting value proposition in the way it wants to position itself within the market.

Solvay & Stratasys Partnership Joint Materials Roadmap

Stratasys and Solvay today announced a joint materials roadmap which marks a more open materials offering for Stratasys Fortus 900 family of 3D printers. Belgian chemical company Solvay has a…

3D Printing the Automotive Industry: Series Intro

Chicago Auto Show 2019 This series is going to be about 3D printing in automobiles. Additive manufacturing and the automobile industry go hand in hand. In this series, we will…

Tradiebot Industries Using Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies to Train Automotive Workforce

From midair 3D designing and undertaking immersive experiences to learning more about things like coffee and our planet, from testing out 3D digital drones and how to modify nuclear pumps to getting a closer…

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WayKen Uses Aluminum and CNC Machining to Create Automotive Reflector Prototypes

While 3D printing is additive in nature, building layers one on top of the other, another frequently used technology in rapid prototyping is CNC, which is subtractive in that it mills…

Chris Halliday Creates 3D Printed Automotive Parts to Spark Students’ Interest

There seems to be no doubt anymore about the benefits of teaching students about advanced technology such as 3D printing. Finding ways to integrate it into the curriculum is getting…

Benefits and Challenges of 3D Printing in Aeronautics and Automotive Industries

From needs to solutions, the technology on display at last week’s IN(3D)USTRY event at Fira Barcelona kept the focus on today’s developing realities in industrial 3D printing. A very busy…

ORNL Turns to Neutrons to Investigate Performance of Engine Cylinder Head Made from 3D Printed Mold and New Aluminum Alloy

A research team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) worked with several industry partners to use a 3D printed sand mold and neutrons to investigate how a new high-performance aluminum…

Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC…

Driving the Future of Metal Additive Manufacturing: EOS Tells Us About Their Partnership with Audi

Recently, we heard about a new partnership set to make waves in the automotive industry as Audi tapped EOS to work toward a “holistic approach for metal-based additive manufacturing.” The…

Questions Continue Regarding Tesla’s Claim of Autonomous Vehicles

Every year, my husband and I foolishly put several young children in our car and drive from North Carolina to central Mexico. This gives us plenty of time to engage…

3D Scanning Technology Projected to Rise to a $6 Billion Industry by 2022, Focus on Laser Scanners

Where are exact figures and projections when you need them? Just the other day I was working on some information regarding the future of technologies related to 3D printing and…

Alcoa Q2 Results Showcase the Company’s Reliance on Metal 3D Printing

Widely considered as a global leader in engineering and manufacturing lightweight metals, the New York City-headquartered company Alcoa has been paving their own path through the additive manufacturing industry. Over the last…

Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping…

New IN(3D)USTRY Event in Barcelona Looks at AM Industry from the Adopters’ Angle

IN(3D)USTRY, a new, 3-day event taking place from June 21st to June 23rd at the captivating location of Fira Barcelona, is starting from adopters’  manufacturing needs and then moving on…

Metal 3D Printing Helps Innomia Increase the Production of Auto Parts by 17%

With both safety and weight/fuel efficiency concerns being high priorities for automobile manufacturers, plastic components are being used in modern cars more than ever. Unfortunately plastic components can often feel…

SXSW 2015: 3D Printing Dominates Multiple Industries

The 3D printing industry will play a significant role in the 2015 South by Southwest Conference & Festival, which kicks off tomorrow. Just as it has since 1994, the interactive tech…