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Washington State Researchers Simplify Multi Material 3D Printing

Washington State Researchers Simplify Multi Material 3D Printing

Multimaterial 3D printing has become slightly more common recently, but it’s still complicated and difficult, especially in industrial 3D printing. Single material 3D printing is still much more common, but a group of researchers from Washington State University have made a breakthrough that could make multimaterial 3D printing much easier and more accessible. The researchers were […]

Multimaterial 3D printing has become slightly more common recently, but it’s still complicated and difficult, especially in industrial 3D printing. Single material 3D printing is still much more common, but a group of researchers from Washington State...
LENS Technology Used in New One-Step Process for 3D Printing Multimaterial Structures

LENS Technology Used in New One-Step Process for 3D Printing Multimaterial Structures

Laser engineering net shaping (LENS), a patented, hybrid additive manufacturing technology developed by Optomec, is most often used for high-value metal 3D printing. It can also be added onto existing CNC equipment, to repair parts using 3D printing. Now, a research team from Washington State University (WSU) is using LENS technology in a one-step process developed to 3D […]

Laser engineering net shaping (LENS), a patented, hybrid additive manufacturing technology developed by Optomec, is most often used for high-value metal 3D printing. It can also be added onto existing CNC equipment, to repair parts using 3D printing. Now, a research...
3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Show Promise of Turmeric in Healing Bone Conditions

3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Show Promise of Turmeric in Healing Bone Conditions

Turmeric is a spice used in a variety of dishes, including curry – it’s what gives the Indian staple its bright yellow color. It’s a lot more than just delicious, though – turmeric has medicinal qualities that have been used for thousands of years. Curcumin, a compound in turmeric, has been found to have antioxidant, […]

Turmeric is a spice used in a variety of dishes, including curry – it’s what gives the Indian staple its bright yellow color. It’s a lot more than just delicious, though – turmeric has medicinal qualities that have been used for thousands of...
3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications

3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications

What’s one major thing that airplanes, bridges, and weigh stations have in common? If you answered strain gauges, you were right. These simple devices measure the strain, or pull, on an object. The resistance of an object will change as you apply deformation to (stretch) the strain gauge, which will then tell you how much […]

What’s one major thing that airplanes, bridges, and weigh stations have in common? If you answered strain gauges, you were right. These simple devices measure the strain, or pull, on an object. The resistance of an object will change as you apply deformation to...
Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Soars with Billion-Dollar Boeing Partnership, Educational Adoption for Tomorrow’s Aerospace Workforce

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Soars with Billion-Dollar Boeing Partnership, Educational Adoption for Tomorrow’s Aerospace Workforce

In 1986, aviation powerhouse Boeing turned to CATIA software from Dassault Systèmes for the design and manufacture of new airplanes. A few decades on, 3D technologies have become a staple tool in Boeing’s toolbox as the company has employed digital simulation as well as 3D printing as it continues to propel aviation into the 21st century. […]

In 1986, aviation powerhouse Boeing turned to CATIA software from Dassault Systèmes for the design and manufacture of new airplanes. A few decades on, 3D technologies have become a staple tool in Boeing’s toolbox as the company has employed digital simulation as...
Researchers Develop Unique 3D Manufacturing Method to Create and Control Material Architecture on the Nanoscale

Researchers Develop Unique 3D Manufacturing Method to Create and Control Material Architecture on the Nanoscale

Back in 2014, the National Institute of Health awarded Washington State University (WSU) researchers a five-year grant of $1.8 million, in order to improve the coating used for 3D printed titanium knee and hip replacement parts. While that team is in the middle of their work, another team of WSU researchers are looking at 3D printing […]

Back in 2014, the National Institute of Health awarded Washington State University (WSU) researchers a five-year grant of $1.8 million, in order to improve the coating used for 3D printed titanium knee and hip replacement parts. While that team is in the middle of...
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