Scott J Grunewald | 3DPrint.com
There have been a lot of news stories lately about advanced 3D modeling software and 3D printing technology being used to aid doctors with surgical pre-planning or to help them understand the nature of a specific patient’s needs.
In its new study, "Titanium Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing," SmarTech Markets Publishing projects revenues for titanium powders used in additive manufacturing to reach more than $330 million, corresponding to 730,500 Kgs of titanium.
Via TCT Magazine
EnvisionTEC has announced the release of The Perfactory Vida Hi-Res 3D printer, the additive manufacturing pioneer’s latest 3D printing solution for the dental market.
By Mary Thompson | CNBC
It is not rocket science, but understanding and implementing how 3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, can be used to make parts for satellites and other space systems is a discipline that is not yet fully understood.
By Scott J Grunewalkd | 3DPrint.com
Huailiang Xu and Hongbo Sun from Jilin University State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics recently published a paper called “Femtosecond laser 3D fabrication of whispering-gallery-mode microcavities“.
By Bridget Butler Millsaps | 3DPrint.com
The impacts that are being made with 3D printing are undeniably amazing, as we watch creative innovations being made in art and design rocking events and runways, important inventions for self-sustainability in areas like housing and water, out-of-this-world components being made for rockets, and what many find to be most important–huge strides in the medical sector.
Te Halterman | 3DPrint.com
Materials Solutions Limited is a specialist in additive manufacturing of nickel superalloy components for gas turbines used in land-based and aeronautical engines and specialist steels and titanium components for aeronautics systems and motor sports.
It looks like up-and-coming 3D printing startup Carbon3D is in for a wild and successful ride. The company, which has developed new CLIP 3D printing technology, has closed a $100 million Series C investment led by Google Ventures.
Brian Krassenstein | 3DPrint.com
America Makes seeks to bring manufacturing back to Ameriaca.
Via: National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded four jurisdictions with grants ranging from $6 million to $20 million through its Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program for the production of world-class research and scientific resources.
Kyle Maxey | ENGINEERING.COM
Hybrid additive manufacturing (AM) has been gaining a lot of traction over the past four-to-five years, but it’s still a technology with a lot of unknowns. First, hybrid manufacturing’s name is non-descriptive to the point of being enigmatic.
Bridget Butler Millsaps | 3DPrint.com
3D printing isn’t going anywhere – and neither is the Senvol database–except for up, up, up.
Becky Ferreira | Vice Media LLC
The art of glassmaking dates back at least 4,500 thousand years and spans many civilizations, each of which put its own spin on the process. How will 3D printing do it?
Kyle Maxey | ENGINEERING.COM
Autodesk Research has announced that it and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Lawrence Livermore) will undertake an 18-month research project to study how the combination of metamaterials and additive manufacturing could change the product design landscape.
Reprinted from AreaDevelopment.com
The automotive industry is rapidly changing: adding new consumer features in its products, optimizing designs, using new materials, and adopting new manufacturing methods.