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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 For Metal And Glass

Jan Schroers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Yale University and Desktop Metal, Inc., in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA, along with colleagues point out that 3D printing of thermoplastics is highly advanced, but the 3D printing of metals is

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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 Printing Trade Association Shows 3D Printing Trends Happening Right Now

Trend #1! The Number of Applications Will Grow In 2018, more industries will find more ways to use additive manufacturing for more applications. Materials other than plastics, such as metals, will help facilitate these new uses, especially in industries such

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The Automotive After Market Of The Future – In 3D Printing

The next time you have a car part that breaks, think of the auto parts store of the future. Instead of heading to the store and having the clerk comb through large boxes of inventory while using antiquated computer programs,

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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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3 3D Printing Trends To Keep Watch On

THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS WILL GROW In 2018, more industries will find more ways to use additive manufacturing for more applications. Materials other than plastics, such as metals, will help facilitate these new uses, especially in industries such as the

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3D Printing News – Hollywood Is Loving 3D Printing Technology

Screenwriters in a jam can hit a new panic button. It’s the switch on the nearest 3D printer. This nifty new technology, which took its first substantial silver screen bow in 2006’s Mission: Impossible III, has surfaced in three recent

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3D Printing Industry Growth Figures

According to Expert Consulting, the global 3D printing market was valued at USD 8.312 billion in 2017, and is expected to reach a value of USD 35.36 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 27.29% over the forecast period (2018

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