transportation

Riding the Rails with Wabtec into the 21st Century with 3D Printing

Rail transportation is key to our global infrastructure and, in some ways, could be the future of that infrastructure in the face of climate collapse. For those reasons, it’s crucial…

Wabtec and HP Partner on Facility for Railway 3D Printing

From spare aircraft parts to interior décor, nearly entirely 3D printed car prototypes, and train parts that can be printed out easily rather than tracked down years after they may…

Climate Disrupted: Optimizing Designs for Better Efficiency with 3D Printing

If industrialized society is determined to maintain its industrial activities, its engineers will need to completely rethink how parts are designed in order to improve energy efficiency. This is true…

3D Printing Obsolete Train Components on Stratasys Fortus 450mc

A cross-industry group has come together recently in an effort to upgrade trains with 3D printed parts. Currently, components being fabricated via additive manufacturing technology–rather than more conventional methods–include four-passenger…

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.