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3D Printing Research – How Will 3D Printing Disrupt?

In a new market research report, 47% of the manufacturers surveyed identified the top barrier to implementing a 3DP strategy is the uncertainty of a 3D printed products’ quality, followed by lack of talent to exploit the technology (45%). Intellectual

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Deloitte 3D Printing Review – The Status of the Additive Manufacturing Industry

The change wrought by the Industrial Revolution altered the fabric of industry itself. New technologies required large amounts of capital to develop and deploy. In order to justify such investment, similarly large quantities of product were required to amortize the

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3D Printing Podcast on Staples and Intellectual Property in the 3D Printing Industry

First it sold select 3D printers in stores, then it sold print-by-mail services in Europe — now Staples is offering US customers a chance to print objects on-demand and on-site. The company’s launch event is focusing on the fun side

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3D Printing Article News Asks – Who Uses 3D Printing Technology?

Who Uses 3D Printing? Well, that’s like saying “who uses the Internet?” At least 10 years from now those questions will sound the same. However, outsiders and newcomers to this industry want to know who has embraced it and who

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3D Printing Association Discusses the 3 Main Lessons From the 3D Printing Revolution

Here are the 3 top things to know about the 3D Printing revolution: 1. The up-front investment is significant, but running costs are low. Consumer-grade desktop 3-D printers range from $500 to about $3,500. Once this investment is made, then

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3D Printing Association – 3D Printing Predictions For the Future

The overall success rates of 3D printing use cases in emerging regions will escalate for three main reasons: the increasing ease of access and commoditization of the technology; ROI; and because it simplifies supply chain issues with getting medical devices

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10 3D Printing Trends and Changes Through 3D Printing

Understanding tech’s next big game changer. 1. Massive environmental impacts Traditional manufacturing is often wasteful and dirty. In many ways, 3D printing lessens that waste and the carbon footprint manufacturing has on the Earth. (I). Fewer wasted materials: Only the

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3D Printing Podcast Present Part of Interview With Brad Feld of the Foundry Group

Listen to the 3D Printing Podcast Or click the audio file below This is interview number 2 of a 3 part series. In this 3D Printing Podcast, Bill Decker interviews Brad Feld, Managing Director of the Foundry Group (http://www.foundrygroup.com). He

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3D Printing and Amazon – Is Amazon Poised to Dominate the 3D Printing Marketplace?

Last week, Amazon jumped even further into the 3D printing space, launching an online storefront for 3D printed objects and downloadable design files that can be printed on home machines. The storefront is a pilot program in partnership with with

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3D Printing Radio Show – Podcast on 3D Printing Aks if Materials Will Be Safer When 3D Printed

You can hear the podcast on this play bar below Or pick it up at this site: http://3dprintingpodcast.com/3d-printing-radio-show-will-safer-materials-be-used-in-3d-printing/ You can print out a fork or spoon with your MakerBot, but if you use ABS plastic, it is not BPA-free. Luckily,

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