Tag Archives: Additive Manufacturing

Global 3D Scanners Giving a Huge Blow to the Consumer Market

3D scanner is an instrument which examines the real objects and environment, to collect data based on shape, geometry, and appearance. The collected data is then used to construct digital 3D replicas. 3D scanners are classified into two groups’ viz., non-contact scanning and contact scanning. Let’s see what has happened earlier in the 3D Printing world.   Twindom launched an ... Read More »

Solid Concepts has manufactured the World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun

3D-Printed Metal Gun

Solid Concepts has manufactured the world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals. The gun functions beautifully and has already handled 50 rounds of successful firing. It is composed of 33 17-4 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 components, and decked with a Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip. The successful production ... Read More »

Students take advantage with 3D Printer Packages Designed for Next Generation Science Standards

Afinia H Series 3D Printer

3D printing, as known as Additive Manufacturing, is becoming widespread in engineering and manufacturing for rapid prototyping and production. There is no doubt that students will be taking a vital role for the future of industry. In order to consider this, giving them an opportunity to understand the 3d printing technology is vital. Therefore, Afinia, a supplier of desktop 3D ... Read More »

Credit Suisse claims 3D Printing is going to be way bigger than we think

Credit Suisse

3D printing, which also known as Additive Manufacturing, was recently named by Goldman Sachs as one of eight technologies that are going to creatively change the business that we do. Credit Suisse team led by Julian Mitchell dives into the sector, coming up with some projected growth figures and pinpointing which markets will be doing most of the driving.   Most corporate ... Read More »

Meet the Finalists of GE 3D Printing Design Challenge

GE chooses ten finalists from nearly 700 global design entries representing 56 countries to move onto the final phase of its Quest.   GE today unveiled ten Phase I finalists from its Jet Engine Bracket Design Quest. This design Quest invited individuals, companies and institutions to redesign loading brackets found on jet engines using 3D printing. A critical component of a ... Read More »

Market scale of 3D printing equipment to hit 1.63 billion US dollars in three years

3d printing market

According to 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance, the market scale of 3D printers will reach 10 billion yuan ($1.63 billion) in China in the next three years, and major materials are metal and plastic, Related stocks include:  Fujian Haiyuan Automatic Equipments Co., Ltd.  Wuhan Golden Laser Co., Ltd.  Wuhan Huazhong Numerical Control Co., Ltd.  Siasun Robot&Automation Co., Ltd. Source: AAstocks Read More »

3D Systems’ Anchors San Jose’s First Inside 3D Printing Conference

3D Systems Corp

3D Systems announced that it will bring its consumer and professional 3D content-to-print experience to San Jose’s first Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo at the Double Tree by Hilton, San Jose, CA, from September 17-18, 2013, booth 131.   3D Systems will showcase its latest line up of consumer and professional 3D printers, 3D printed products, and apps delivering an exclusive 3D lifestyle experience. Attendees can browse ... Read More »

Latest 3D Printing Innovations on Display at WESTEC

  WESTEC, the premier West Coast manufacturing event, will feature a series of additive manufacturing resources for manufacturers. This will include an Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Resource Center, Additive Panel Discussion, and an Additive Manufacturing Certificate Program.   “Additive manufacturing and 3D printing is an enabling technology for manufacturers,” said Todd Grimm, president of T.A Grimm & Associates and recognized as ... Read More »

The Nanyang Technological University Builds A New 3D Printing Research Centre

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is building a new $30 million research centre for additive manufacturing which will house some of the latest 3D printing machines available. When the centre opens in May next year, it will also have what is likely to be Singapore’s first bioprinter which is a machine capable of producing real human tissue, layer by layer. ... Read More »

The Book on 3D Printing

The Book on 3D Printing was written for the designers, teachers, parents, and everyday inventors who will change the world with this amazing technology and it will take you on a tour of the developing 3D Printing industry and explain everything you need to know to start designing and printing your own 3D creations.     You can find out the 3D ... Read More »