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COBOD and PERI 3D print 3.5 houses in 4 days at Bautec exhibition Last week, at the International Bautec construction exhibition in Berlin, visitors were given the unique opportunity to see a house being 3D printed each day.

British Airways experiments with 3D printing, VR movies and robotics Every kilogram removed from an aircraft saves up to 25 tons of CO2 emissions during its lifespan so it certainly makes a difference.

VELO3D and Honeywell Aerospace form 3D printing partnership VELO3D has formed a partnership with Honeywell to qualify its Sapphire system as a viable manufacturing platform for 3D printing aircraft components. The Sapphire system was selected for its capabilities for building highly complex geometries without the requirement of support structures.

US Army Research Laboratory explores 3D printing from recycled plastic The US Army Research Laboratory is looking at new environmentally friendly alternatives with 3D printing from recycled plastic waste. ARL research chemist Dr Nikki Zander believes that the new method could enhance the safety of the troop and lower supply chain dependence.

Fit to 3D print Construction from the bottom up has benefits but users must proceed with caution.

M. Holland now distributing BASF Ultrafuse 316L metal composite filament Holland Company, a distributor of thermoplastic resin materials, has announced an expanded distribution partnership with BASF 3D Printing Solutions. The agreement will see M. Holland begin to distribute a stainless-steel composite filament, BASF's Ultrafuse 316L, marking the company's first foray outside of thermoplastic resins.

New 3D_Evolution Simplifier automatically reduces CAD files for smoother digital factory planning A new 3D_Evolution Simplifier function now automatically generates envelope geometry, especially for all major visualization tools. Due to the strong reduction in the number of elements, the Simplifier enables smooth and fast processing of large CAD models.

Audi and trinckle develop in-house design software for 3D printing tools A team of 3D printing specialists at Audi's Böllinger Höfe facility is working with Berlin-based software company trinckle to develop a software platform for designing tools.

Australian Army Enters 3D Printing Pilot Program, Partnering with SPEE3D & CDU 3D printing will soon be assisting members of the military in Australia, as a 12-month pilot training program has begun in a $1.5 million partnership with SPEE3D and Charles Darwin University. The Australian Minister of Defense Industry, the Hon.

SPEE3D metal 3D printing technology to be deployed by the Australian Army The Australian Army has kicked off a 12-month pilot trial of the new technology in partnership with SPEE3D and Charles Darwin University. The $1.5 million venture recently announced by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, will see 20 Darwin-based soldiers trained in advanced additive manufacturing.

Global 3D Printing Filament Material Market 2019 Worldwide Major Growth by Key Players: Filabot, Evonik Industries, Polymaker, Voxeljet AG This report focuses on 3D Printing Filament Material in global market, especially in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa. This report categorizes the market based on manufacturers, regions, type and application.

Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market Competitive Dynamics & Global Outlook 2024 - BASF, Evonik Industries, Arevo, DuPont, Materialise The well-arranged clarification of the Advanced Materials for 3D Printing market's technique, results of the overall market contenders, sellers and their business data with improvement plans would help our customers for future policy and development to register massive growth in the Advanced Materials for 3D Printing market.

3D printing smarter with machine learning "Once we get a lot of people around the world using this, all of a sudden, you have a really incredible opportunity to leverage a lot of data, and that could be a really powerful thing." Just wrapping up in a quick read some recent news into a quick read for you weekend manufacturing warriors that haven't stepped away from the office.

Independent study concludes 180% ROI on automated gas turbine repair New Mexico-based 3D printing solutions provider, Optomec, has released an independent study showing the validity of automated laser cladding for gas turbine engine repairs.

COBOD demonstrates construction technology with live 3D printing of 4 small houses At the international Bautec construction exhibition in Berlin, Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD provided a live demonstration of its technology by 3D printing the walls of 4 small houses for the duration of the event, from 18 to 21 February.

Printing Tiny, High-Precision Objects in a Matter of Seconds Researchers have developed a new, high-precision method for 3D-printing small, soft objects. The process, which takes less than 30 seconds from start to finish, has potential applications in a wide range of fields, including 3D bioprinting.

3D Printing industry News Sliced: 3D4Makers, Adaptive3D, ARBURG, Create it REAL, Poietis, PrintLab This edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, is all about new partnerships and new materials. 3D4Makers and Fiberlogy both launch new filaments and Fehrmann ALLOYS introduces a silicon-free aluminum alloy.

Volkswagen : Audi Demonstrating 3D Printing Expertise with In-House Design Software in Neckarsulm With the newly designed software, there is no need for the time-consuming process of manually sculpting models in CAD programs, which makes workflows faster as a result. Using the new system cuts design time for tools by 80%. "Our software makes the process of creating pre-assembly fixtures almost completely automated.

CUPRA uses HP 3D printing to speed up racecar development Working with HP, the company has been using additive manufacturing to quickly produce new, lightweight parts for its CUPRA Leon Competición racecar which was presented at the inauguration of the new CUPRA Garage headquarters in Martorell, Spain, not too far away from HP's Barcelona HQ, last Friday.

SPEE3D metal 3D printing technology to be deployed in Australian Army trial The Australian Army is to trial SPEE3D's metal 3D printing technology over the next 12 months in partnership with Charles Darwin University. A $1.5 million project was announced by Hon Melissa Price MP, the Minister for Defence Industry, and follows a similar trial being carried out by CDU and the Royal Australian Navy launched in November.

Global 3D Printing Plastics Market 2017-2026 - 3D Systems Corporation, Arkema, Envisiontec, Stratasys, Materialse The research study presented in this report offers a complete and intelligent analysis of the competition, segmentation, dynamics, and geographical advancement of the Global 3D Printing Plastics Market. The research study has been prepared with the use of in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the 3D Printing Plastics market.

COPPER3D develops 3D printed device with ability to inactivate HIV virus Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I've read and accept the privacy policy.

Inside 3D Printing Returns to Seoul June 24-26, 2020 The global trends of 'digitization', 'convergence' and 'democratization' have had a profound impact on every industry sector. These trends have caused new industries to spring up while disrupting established industries. In physical goods these trends are being driven by 3D printing technologies, also called additive manufacturing.

RAPID + TCT 2020 Conference Welcomes Aerospace and Defense 3D Printing Track In just a couple of short months, it will be time for RAPID + TCT 2020, taking place in sunny Anaheim, California from April 20-23. The globally renowned conference, held every year in the spring, is the largest, longest-running, and by far most important additive-manufacturing event in North America.

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