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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 – 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 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 News – More On Nasa And 3D Printing

NASA once again is embracing 3D printing. Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering announced that NASA has awarded a three-year, $5.2 million contract to its National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence, or NCAME, to develop additive manufacturing processes and

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Metal Jet Production Service Launched By HP – A Service Bureau For Metal!

HP has announced the launch of its Metal Jet Production Service, enabling customers to upload designs and produce production-grade additively manufactured metal parts in large quantities. The parts are produced by HP partners GKN Powder Metallurgy and Parmatech, using HP’s

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3D Printing Trade News – 3D Printing Is Good Enough For Sports Cars

Lamborghini has unveiled its first end-use components to be manufactured with Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) technology. The Italian automotive brand has harnessed 3D printing to produce a new textured fuel cover cap and a clip component for an air duct for its SUV model,

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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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