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  • What affects metal powder reusability in AM?

    In the last ten years, metal additive manufacturing has taken hold in the industrial sector. Still largely used for prototyping, the technology is slowly reaching a state of maturity that will enable series production of end-use parts. Metal AM processes often rely on powders (sometimes metal wir...
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  • What is 3D Printing?

    What is 3D Printing? 3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additive process an object is created by laying down successive layers of material...
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  • Buying a 3D Printer: 5 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself

    You are a professional or a maker and you have decided that you are interested in buying a 3D printer. You’ve seen how the technology can help you make custom parts, lower cost prototypes or design components faster, so it’s time to take the next step: selecting the right 3D printer! But what do ...
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  • The Top 3D Printing Applications in Sports

    The Top 3D Printing Applications in Sports

    3D printing technologies are becoming increasingly popular. This becomes particularly clear when taking a look at the all the industries that are now using additive manufacturing. These include not only those you would expect, like aerospace, construction and medicine, but also the sports indust...
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  • United States Marines Use AM for New Vehicle Maintenance Tool

    United States Marines Use AM for New Vehicle Maintenance Tool

    Once again the American military is turning to additive manufacturing (AM) for innovative applications to help them in the field. This time, Marine Corps System Command’s (MCSC) Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell (AMOC) has helped to develop a 3D printed metal steering wheel removal device i...
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  • 3D Printing Applications in the World of Music

    3D Printing Applications in the World of Music

    June 21st is the Fête de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), an international celebration that gives artists the opportunity to take to the streets to showcase their musical talent. In recent years in the music industry, 3D printing has shown a lot of potential as it offers considerable ...
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  • The World’s First 3D Printed Composite E-Scooter

    The World’s First 3D Printed Composite E-Scooter

    E-scooters have been a controversial topic since their introduction in larger cities. Opinions are divided, especially when it comes to sustainability . Indeed, e-scooters can be environmentally friendly – especially if they replace car journeys or other forms of public transport. A study by the...
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  • RMIT Research Team Develops New Method for Designing Implants Using Bioprinting and Injection Molding

    RMIT Research Team Develops New Method for Designing Implants Using Bioprinting and Injection Molding

    At the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), a team of researchers, along with doctors from St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, have developed an innovative method for bioprinting medical implants. Instead of designing scaffolds on which cells will multiply, they 3D printed ...
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