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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining for Automotive Light Components

3D printing is being used for more and more automotive applications, lending itself to everything from internal components to the entire chassis. Even tires can be 3D printed. The technology…

Catch Up with Tim Ruffner, Our First Speaker for 3D Printing in Metal

Last week, we got a chance to sit down and speak with Tim Ruffner, a 3D printing in metal expert and the first speaker for our 3D Printing in Metal…

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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining: Advantages and Disadvantages

When 3D printing began to become more of a mainstream technology, many people crowed about how it would replace traditional manufacturing techniques, making injection molding and CNC machining things of…

AddiTec Offers Wire and Powder Additive Manufacturing in One Machine

Additive Technologies, LLC, also known as AddiTec, is still quite a young company, founded in 2015 in Las Vegas with a branch office in Bremen, Germany. The company designs and…

RIT Uses Optomec’s LENS 3D Printing Process to Fix Metal Gear Shaft

The complexity possible through 3D printing is especially helpful for making specific replacement parts, and incorporating the technology is a good way to provide excellent customer service for those who…

3D Hubs CEO Details New Company Strategy, Branching Out Beyond 3D Printing into the Larger Manufacturing World

3D Hubs turns five years old this year, and it’s been quite a half-decade, as the company went from small startup to major worldwide platform. 3D Hubs’ users have ordered…

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3D Printing or Another Process? How to Choose the Right Rapid Prototyping Technology

With so many different types of manufacturing methods available, it’s difficult sometimes to know how to choose the one that is best for your needs. Rapid prototyping offers numerous benefits,…

Prosthetic Leg Prototype Designed to Improve Balance and Mobility for Dogs

We’ve seen birds, tortoises, lizards, and cats get a new lease on life thanks to 3D printed prosthetic limbs, but more often, it seems, we hear about puppies and dogs…

Ubisoft Marks the Release of Latest Assassin’s Creed Installment with a 3D Printed Gaming Sarcophagus

The words “gaming” and “sarcophagus” aren’t generally ones that you would expect to be put together, but why not? Tomorrow, October 27th, marks the release of the latest entry in…

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WayKen Rapid Manufacturing Offers Precision CNC Machining for Custom Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototyping is a term that is used frequently when discussing 3D printing, and it would be easy to think that the two are synonymous. 3D printing is only one…

Collaboration and 3D Printing Streamline Boat Production

Even though large scale additive manufacturing is becoming more common, it’s still no less impressive to see what it can produce. Massive objects can be 3D printed in very few…

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

The fast moving technological advancements in machine tools and 3D metal printing is resulting in new hybrid manufacturing technological advancements. Within the next 5 years, the 3D printing industry is…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype….

BoXZY is All In on All-in-One 3D Printer / CNC Mill / Laser Engraver: CEO Tells Us More About Robust Capabilities

BoXZY got its start in Pittsburgh, PA two years ago when brothers and co-founders Joel and Justin Johnson had the idea to create a machine that can create just about…

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Choosing the Right Metal Manufacturing Process for Your Custom Parts

When it comes to building end-use metal parts there are multiple options, from traditional processes like CNC Machining and Sheet Metal fabrication to additive manufacturing technologies like Direct Metal Laser…

RAMLAB and Autodesk Reveal 3D Printed Propeller Created Through Hybrid Manufacturing Process

The Port of Rotterdam, located in the Netherlands, is the largest port in Europe. It handles more than 460 million tons of cargo every year, and in November it became…

LASIMM Project is Poised to Usher in a New Era of Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Two trends that have really stood out recently in the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry are large-scale 3D printers and hybrid 3D printers. Additive manufacturing combined with other forms of technology…

Admatec and ECN to Present New ADMETALFLEX 3D Printer at AMUG Conference

It’s been a little over two years since Netherlands-based Admatec, or Additive Manufacturing Technologies, hit the 3D printing scene with its fleet of four ADMAFLEX 2.0 rapid ceramics 3D printers….

Omni Invent Attracts Funding as Startup Continues to Develop and Earns a Spot in Hax Accelerator Program

Just a few months ago, we told you about a group of graduate students from the University of Bristol who developed a really interesting product for their final engineering project: it’s…

Proto Labs Introduces New Rapid Insert Molding Technology, Releases 2016 Financial Results

If you’ve been following our coverage of SOLIDWORKS World 2017, which wrapped up yesterday, you already know that there was a lot of 3D printing-related activity at the show. We…

Much More Than Prototyping: Star Prototype Expands, Changes Name to Star Rapid

A few months ago, we enjoyed the opportunity to talk to Gordon Styles, President and Founder of Star Prototype. An early adopter of additive manufacturing, the rapid prototyping company was using 3D printing…

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Ordering Custom Parts is Easier Than Ever with Instant Quoting

The traditional process for ordering custom parts can be a long and cumbersome experience, often requiring back and forth conversations and emails over days or even weeks, but one company…

Thermwood Corporation and Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East Sign Formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Thermwood Corporation, established in Indiana in 1969 and the oldest CNC manufacturing company in business, has just announced that it signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the…

Titan Robotics Makes Improvements to Large-Format Hyperion 3D Printer

Leading manufacturer of large-format and custom 3D printers Titan Robotics has made some improvements to its second FFF 3D printer model, the Hyperion. The announcement comes almost a year to the day after…