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3D Printing Advances – GM Now Using 3D Printing!

According to GNM, there are over 30,000 parts in your average car–and creating all these pieces, then putting them together requires an incredibly complex supply chain and manufacturing capabilities. But General Motors and the San Francisco-based software company Autodesk have

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3D Printing News – Is There A Solution For Bonding Links When 3D Printing?

As many in the 3D printing industry know, ensuring that light-sensitive inks or bonding materials are transferred properly during printing can be a challenge. For one, inks and bonding materials are extremely sensitive to light and contamination. Different technologies have

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3D Printing News – First 3D Printed Car Is Coming!

The Chinese Polymaker and Italian designer X is creating the first road worthy 3D Printed Car. The car is a Smart-sized model called the LSEV that’s made almost entirely using 3D-printing technology. A few components of the car still have

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3D Printing And The Guinness Book Of World’s Records

What weighs around 1,650 pounds and is about as long as a large sport utility vehicle? It’s the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” created by Boeing and one of its research partners – and certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

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The Best 3D Printing Forums, Discussion Groups and Communities – Best TED Talks on 3D Printing

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The best 3D printing forums, discussion groups and communities The rise of 3D printing has created a vibrant and fast-growing community of users. And this community of makers is also playing a big part in the development of 3D printing…

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Will Big Data Enhance 3D Printing?

Here are 4 Ways Big Data and 3D Printing Go Hand In Hand 1. Data Enables Custom Manufacturing. The efficiency and customization power of 3D printing could turn production inside out. Instead of mass producing goods and trying to sell

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Saving Lives With 3D Printing Technology.

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3D-printed homes are useful, especially given the fact that the United Nations predicts that there will be a need for almost 100,000 new homes per day for the next 15 years. With the cost and energy requirements being so low

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What Scott Crump of Stratasys Says About 3D Printing Future

1. The company is waiting for more applications before entering the metal AM industry. While company is actively investigating metal technology options, management does not believe they would not be able to profitably sell metal AM equipment. 2. While the

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3D Printing Industry Trade News – 3D Printed Car On The Road

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Local Motors printed out their Strati car at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this week, and they’re adamant it’ll be the first of many. The company’s vision: worldwide micro-factories that can print you a road-safe car on demand,

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3D Printing Podcast Interview With SME Executives, Part 3 on the 3D Printing Future

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3D Printing Podcast will give you some insights as to how SME looks at the 3D Printing Industry.

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