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3D Printing Solving Nuclear Waste Problems – 3D Printing Trade Association

3D printing is finding more and more innovative applications – from printing meat in space to using giant printers to fashion entire boats – and the latest intriguing development is using the technology to help recycle more nuclear waste. Over

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3D Printing News – Medical Device Manufacturer Saves Money With Metal 3D Printing

Surgical tool manufacturer Shukla Medical is saving $120,000 per year after harnessing medical 3D printing systems to prototype surgical instruments. The company, a subsidiary of aerospace manufacturer S.S. White Technologies, supplies orthopaedic surgeons across the United States. It has traditionally

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3D Printing News – Military Leads The Way For 3D Printing In France

The French armed forces have been employing 3D printing to produce spare parts for far-off bases in highly remote regions such as Mali. It can be almost impossible to procure supplies and equipment on the field…and therefore the military contracted

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3D Printing Trade Association – 10 Surprises 3D Printing Applications!

Prosthetics, Skin, Homes, Organs. The list goes on and on. In home construction, for example,3D printing is being used to make the world a better place is by reducing the cost of home construction enough to make new houses accessible

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3D Printing Association – 3D Printing With Titanium

Does this signify that the days of 3D Printing with plastics alone are over? With the wide variety of advancements being made in the field of modern technology, just about all facets of life are affected. From casual entertainment to

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3D Printing Trade Association Recommends 3D Printing Business Course

3D Printing Company Interviews

More and more firms are getting into 3D Printing, and more and more start ups are failing due to general business knowledge. 3D Printing Trade Association members have started on online business course which discusses the business end of 3D

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3D Printing Trade Association – First Ever 3D Printing In Hospitals!

LimaCorporate, an Italian medical device company specializing in reconstructive orthopedic implants, is currently creating the first on-site 3D printing facility at a hospital. Recently, the company confirmed that the construction process was underway at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

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Metal 3D Printing Trends In 2019 – Association of 3D Printing

As recently as three years ago, no metal 3D printing systems cost less than $500,000 to implement. Realistically, most metal printers — including purchase, installation, and support — cost north of a million dollars. A high high cost when you’re

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3D Printing Trade Association Looks At Costs Of 3D Printing Manufacturing Vs. Traditional Manufacturing

What is the cost difference between metal additive manufacturing and traditional manufacturing? The three main factors that determine cost is tooling, minimum order quantity, and lead times — all of which additive manufacturing shines.

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3D Printing Trade Association News – How Do You Manage Multiple 3D Printers?

It’s interesting. Most firms that have embraced 3D Printing did not have a 3D Printing strategy. We find that 3D Printing was often adopted in a piecemeal way. One department would get a 3D Printer. A new sales person would

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