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Senvol Database Adds Over 100 New Additive Machines, Materials

Senvol press release


The Senvol Database has added over 100 new machines and materials to its 3D printing database. Full Article

Stratasys Direct: Think of 3D Printing as a Machine Tool

Senior Editor Bill Koenig


Stratasys Direct Manufacturing this week said 3D printing is shifting from gee whiz demonstrations of technology to practical manufacturing.“It’s just another manufacturing tool,” said Joe Allison, CEO of Stratasys Direct. Full Article

Pitt Engineering Research Projects Receive $1.7 Million in Funding from America Makes

Press Release - University of Pittsburgh


PITTSBURGH (August 11, 2015) Two separate University of Pittsburgh research projects to improve design development for structures in additive manufacturing (AM) were among nine contracts funded by America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Full Article

Survey: 3D Printing Needs to Develop More Metals

Senior Editor Bill Koenig


More metals need to be developed for 3D printing, according to a survey conducted for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. “Decidedly, metals are most highly-coveted of across all industries, with 84% of respondents interested in seeing more metal material developments,” according to a summary of the survey presented at a Stratasys Direct Manufacturing facility in Austin, TX. Full Article

3D Printing Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices

Arif Sirinterlikci and Isaac Swink, Department of Engineering, Robert Morris University


3D printing has become the medium of the new technological revolution as its applications diversify from printing food to weapons, from clothing to industrial products. It is also finding more uses in the medical space, including Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P). According to Constantinos Mavroidis, director of the Biomedical Mechatronics Laboratory at Northeastern University (Boston), for 3D printing to be used on a greater scale in O&P, development and manufacturing times and their associated costs need to be reduced. Full Article

America Makes Awards Up to $8 Million for Nine 3D Printing Research Projects

Senior Editor Bill Koenig


America Makes, the 3D printing manufacturing institute, said this week it will award as much as $8 million for nine research projects. Full Article

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