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3D Printing Trade Association – Is Volumetric 3D Printing A Game Changer?

One of the main complaints about 3D Printing technology has been speed. Enter a new technology which uses laser generated hologram images to speed the process up quickly. There are some big research names behind this: Lawrence Livermore National Lab,

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3D Printing Law – Is Copyright Law Enough For 3D Printing?

The 3D printing landscape involves copyright, IP, and trademark considerations, making it a big mess for legal practitioners to try and understand. Quite frankly, copyright regulations simply haven’t caught up to this new technology. Rarely do they ever. It takes

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3D Printing – Is 3D Printing Responsible For Bankruptcies?

The toy industry has the potential become one of the largest beneficiaries of 3D printing, with the industry projected to be worth $135 billion by 2020. 3D print users stand to etch out a significant piece of this market, as

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3D Printing And Logistics – Where Is The Disruption?

According to our fiends ant Ernst And Young, 3D Printing is affecting all industries in different ways; The logistics sector, however, is experiencing particular disruption. The impacts are two-way: manufacturers will be able to 3D print products closer to their

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3D Printing Trade Association News – New 3D Printing Center To Open

German industrial group Thyssenkrupp plans to open its own 3D printing center this year to manufacture products for its customers. As well as producing steel, submarines and elevators, Thyssenkrupp supplies thousands of tonnes of metal and plastic products and provides

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3D Printing News – Where Do You Go To Learn About 3D Printing Failures?

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3D printing is constantly evolving, reaching exciting new heights, and touching every industry you can think of – but all this progress has left a trail of mangled plastic, and a devastated machines in it’s wake. The Art of 3D

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3D Printing Trends To Watch For In 2017

– MULTI-MATERIALS Using a plastic filament has been the norm for 3D printing for quite some time now. Although most consumers are not too bothered by this limitation, printer manufacturers are working on allowing for multi-material support. – More Organs

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3D Printing Trends- What About 3D Printing Jobs?

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After years of figuring out what additive manufacturing—the new kid of industry—could and couldn’t do, 2016 seems to be when the technology finally started to settle in and become one of the gang. It’s gained worldwide acceptance and a feasible

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3D Printing Trends – 4 Trends In 3D Printing To Watch

1. Consumer Market Being Beaten Up At the consumer electronics show, there was an endless sea of companies offering inexpensive consumer models, each looking identical to the next. It appears they may be late to the party. 2015 marked the

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3D Printing Trends – 3 Trends To Think About

3D printing becomes industrial strength. Once reserved for prototypes and toys, 3D printing will become industrial strength. You will take a flight on an airliner that includes 3D-printed components, making it lighter and more fuel efficient. In fact, there are

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