Suppose you could replace "Made in China" with "Made in my garage." Suppose also that every time you polished off a jug of two percent, you would be stocking up on raw material to make anything from a cell phone case and golf tees to a toy castle and a garlic press.
Optomec announced today that the Company will showcase its LENS 3D Metal Printers at the upcoming 5th annual Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) Workshop. Optomec LENS 3D Metal Printing systems are used to cost-effectively repair, rework and manufacture high-performance metal components in materials such as titanium, stainless steel, and superalloys.
3D Systems Corporation announced today the immediate availability of its new VisiJet® X Plastic Material, the first jetted plastic available with the look, feel and performance of injection molded ABS plastic ideal for prototyping, product mockups and end-use applications requiring extreme toughness and high temperature resistance.
Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, today announced the release of a new and improved Objet Rigid Black Material. The new material provides enhanced dimensional stability and surface smoothness making it ideal for fine detail, all-purpose rapid prototyping.
Engineers pave the way towards 3D printing of personal electronics Scientists are developing new materials which could one day allow people to print out custom-designed personal electronics such as games controllers which perfectly fit their hand shape.
Optomec announced today that it will showcase Aerosol Jet systems for 3D printed electronics at the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) being held at the Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando, FL from November 26-29, 2012. Optomec will be located in booth #803. Bill Macy, Application Development Lead at Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), and Ken Vartanian, Marketing Director at Optomec, will deliver a joint presentation in the “Printed Electronics - Bringing New Solutions to DoD Applications” Track at 1:50 pm on Monday, November 26.
Turning virtual designs into 3D physical objects will soon become a reality for staff and students at the University of Bristol’s Merchant Venturers School of Engineering (MVSE) thanks to the donation of the latest in 3D technology by Bits from Bytes, a subsidiary of 3D Systems Ltd.
A dollop of hair gel might not look like much, but Michigan Engineering researchers have found that it's a labyrinth of chambers and domes, constructed by the particles inside. These structures allow the gel to hold its shape and determine how much pressure it can withstand before it starts to flow.
Hoganas, a global manufacturer of iron and metal powders, has acquired a 100% stake in additive manufacturing technology developer, fcubic, by exercising an option.
Aurora Flight Sciences' three-dimensional (3D) wing was exhibited at the announcement of the new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) on August 16, 2012, in Youngstown, Ohio.