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3D Printing Trade Association – What Is The Future Of 3D Printing?

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What is the future? No one really knows, but Greg Paulsen of Xometry certainly has some thoughts on it! For more of Greg and Xometry’s capabilities, reach them at Xometry.com

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3D Printing Trade Association – Consumer Trends In 3D Printing

Consumer-oriented FDM printers are dropping in price and are becoming more affordable. It’s no longer necessary to spend thousands of dollars to buy a 3D printer for the home. In fact, there are a number of printers that cost under

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3D Printing Trade Association – 3D Printing Being Used To Change Neighborhoods!

Pittsburgh’s newest neigborhood, dubbed Neighborhood 91, promises to be the hub for modern manufacturing technologies. It will connect all components of the 3D Printing supply chain into one ecosystem. Construction for is set to begin in 2020. The neighborhood will

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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 – Medical Device Manufacturer Saves Money With Metal 3D Printing

Surgical tool manufacturer Shukla Medical is saving $120,000 per year after harnessing medical 3D printing systems to prototype surgical instruments. The company, a subsidiary of aerospace manufacturer S.S. White Technologies, supplies orthopaedic surgeons across the United States. It has traditionally

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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 News – 3D Printing Trade Association Looks At New 3D Printing Heart Technology

A team of scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have achieved a breakthrough in bioprinting, taking us a step closer to printing functional organs. The research consisted of using an advanced version of FluidForm’s Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels (FRESH)

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3D Printing Trade Association – First Ever 3D Printing In Hospitals!

LimaCorporate, an Italian medical device company specializing in reconstructive orthopedic implants, is currently creating the first on-site 3D printing facility at a hospital. Recently, the company confirmed that the construction process was underway at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

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3D Printing Trade Association – Carbon 3D Raises $260 Million

Reports emerged back in April that the Redwood City, California-based company was seeking to raise up to $300 million, which we now know was in the ballpark. This round takes Carbon’s total raised to $680 million and follows its $200

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Metal 3D Printing Trends In 2019 – Association of 3D Printing

As recently as three years ago, no metal 3D printing systems cost less than $500,000 to implement. Realistically, most metal printers — including purchase, installation, and support — cost north of a million dollars. A high high cost when you’re

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