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3D Printing Trade Association Looks At NASA And 3D Printing

Does 3D Printing in Space make NASA’s job easier? The 3D Printing In Zero-G Technology Demonstration (3D Printing In Zero-G) experiment demonstrates that a 3D printer works normally in space. In general, a 3D printer extrudes streams of heated plastic,

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3D Printing Trade Association Quotes 3D Printing Book

6 More 3D Printing Myths! Myth #6: The labor unions will never allow a “no labor” manufacturing process. These unions are powerful and have members everywhere. There is no way they will allow products to be made without their hard

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3D Printing With NASA Using The Technology

3D printing has been taking on industry after industry. One can even 3D print food to some extent. Now researchers funded by NASA will apply that technology and manufacturing approach to print sensors and even a partial circuitry for wireless

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Daly Social Media Marketing Available For 3D Printing News And Companies

The streets are becoming littered with firms with great idea, but poor or ineffective marketing. Association of 3D Printing Member, 3D Printing Marketer has a low cost way to stay on top of your social media, at a fraction of

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GE Now Using A Concept Laser System For 3D Printing

GE Additive announced that its first Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems will finally be delivered to customers in Q2 of 2019. The M LINE Factory provides excellent reliability and automation, which in turn drives scalable, economical series production on

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3D Printing News – Who Is Using Additive Manufacturing at TCT Show?

With one week to go until TCT Show 2018, we have been taking a look at the technologies you can expect to see on the show floor from materials to software, 3D printing hardware and auxiliary technologies. Of course, alongside

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3D Printing Trends – Volkswagen Using 3D Printing For Auto Parts

Volkswagen is moving more and more into 3D Printing. Part of this is the firm’s constant search for greater innovation. Part is due to VW’s constant search for efficiencies. And part is due to the labor laws..the difficulty in simply

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3D Printed Guns A Reality?

No background check. No age check. No permission. No Screening. Just a 3D Printer, design, and the materials to do it. In June, a gun-rights group, Defense Distributed, reached a settlement that allows 3-D printable gun plans online. The plan

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Where Can You Submit Information On 3D Printing Trade Shows?

The Association of 3D Printing has set up a free site for 3D Printing trade shows, which can be found at: http://3dprintingtradeshows.com. No matter whether you are a 3D printing veteran, trying to stay on top of the latest development

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3D Printing News – 3D Printing With Liquid Breakthrough

The most common types of 3D printing involve either extruding melted plastic or using a laser to solidify tiny particles, layer by layer, to slowly build up a solid object. But researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National

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