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Digging Deeper into Additive Manufacturing -COVID-19 and more

April 3, 2020
Mark Kirby, Registered Professional Engineer and Additive Manufacturing Business Manager for Renishaw Canada and Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discuss the pluses and minuses of the still-emerging 3D printing technology that is sweeping the business press. We will take a look at common misconceptions and what, in our opinion, could be things to watch out for if any of our listeners are thinking about adopting 3D printing for their applications.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
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Competition Announced to Design Ventilator

April 2, 2020
A dozen Boston area anesthesiology residents have launched an eight-week hackathon hosted on GrabCAD.com to design a rapidly deployable, minimum viable mechanical ventilator for patients with COVID-19-related ventilator-dependent lung injury.
By Stratasys Press Release
A Dunwoody College of Technology instructor showing off the face shield design from Stratasys and created in the College’s workshop.

Stratasys Develops Coalition to Produce COVID-19 Face Shields

March 27, 2020
Over 150 organizations responding to pandemic. Requests from hospitals and other organizations exceed 350,000 shields; first hospital shipment received on Mar. 25
By Stratasys Press Release
Siemens is offering its AM Network for hard pressed qualified medical personnel.

Siemens Offers Medical Free Access to the Siemens AM Network

March 26, 2020
Siemens connects healthcare providers and medical designers to produce components through additive manufacturing in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Scale model of a lung-like air sac with airways and blood vessels provides proof-of-principle for bioprinting vasculature.

Science Precedes Regulations in Bioprinting

March 25, 2020
In the 1970s, medical specialists made advances in in-vitro fertilization that leapfrogged laws and regulations. The same is true today for bioprinting human organs for transplant.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
A fleet of Ultimaker 3D printers in a production facility, hard at work.

Ultimate makers: Why FFF might just be your gateway to 3D printing

March 20, 2020
Ultimaker offers a full suite of 3D printing solutions, from award-winning hardware to software to materials, that seamlessly integrate together and within existing workflows due to the open nature of the system.
Paul Heiden Senior VP of  product management Ultimaker BV
By Paul Heiden Senior VP of product management, Ultimaker BV
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