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3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 2, 2022

In today’s 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup, Markforged and Stratasys both continue their tours, but are also holding additional webinars this week. Desktop Metal is holding a webinar about…

Mobility | Medical goes Additive Announces MGA Annual Meeting & Women in AM Summit 2022

Mobility goes Additive e.V. was founded in 2016 by companies such as the German Railway, Deutsche Bahn, one of the largest railway suppliers Siemens Mobility, and EOS, a globally renowned…

Driving Sustainability in Commercial & Public Transportation with 3D Printing

With the advent of the pandemic just two short years ago, we’ve been forced to quickly learn how easily economic sustainability can be disturbed. Its negative impact on supply chains…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: August 7, 2022

Things are picking up a little in terms of 3D printing webinars and events this week! Fortify will be at the SmallSat Conference, ASTM is continuing its virtual certificate course,…

ORNL and IperionX Team to Explore 3D Printing Parts with Low-Cost Titanium

Titanium remains the most popular material in metal 3D printing. However, it’s also the most expensive. IperionX (NASDAQ: IPX, ASX: IPX) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seek to change…

Covestro Joins Stratasys’s 3D Printing Materials Ecosystem with Rail-Ready Nylon

Stratasys was always a closed shop when it came to materials. This limited material library limited applications, use cases, and use. However, a few years ago the company opened itself…

Ford Uses 3D Printing to Restore Michigan Central Station

Whereas concrete 3D printing is making all of the headlines, there are more uses for 3D printing in construction that are underexposed. One that has vexed me for a few…

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How Will 3D Printing Fit into Biden’s $1.8T Infrastructure Plan

At the start of his presidency, Joe Biden presented the Build Back Better plan, calling on over $2 trillion spending to revitalize U.S. infrastructure over the next eight years. Aspects…

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Arevo’s Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Used for Scotsman Electric Scooters

Arevo is among a handful of carbon fiber 3D printing firms already using their technology on the market. The firm so far specializes in deploying its unique process for 3D…

Daimler Buses Rolls out Mobile Facility for 3D Printing Spares

We’re slowly starting to see the roll out of 3D printing for spare parts in the transportation industry. A variety of train and bus companies are implementing pilot programs to…

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…

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Eco Friendly 3D Printing? Optimizing Designs for Efficiency

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.