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3D printing at drupa

3D printing at drupa

I would like to look back at one of the first ‘event-in-events’ that 3D fab+print organised last year: the touchpoint at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany. drupa is an 11-day (!) trade show that attracts visitors from all around the globe and has target groups from a wide variety of industries.
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High Need for Development in the Area of Surface Processing

In 2017, Aalberts Industries generated a turnover of €2.69 billion with 16,000 employees in 22 countries. Among other things, the corporation specializes in heat and surface processing. Here, there is a rising demand with queries and jobs from players belonging to additive manufacturing.
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A crown fit for a queen: 3D Printing hits the big...

It’s been hard to miss all the hype about the latest Marvel film, Black Panther. Materialise worked with Julia Koerner, an architect and designer specialized in 3D-printed wearables, on some of the costume pieces in the film.
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Additive manufacturing as a new industrial standard?

The 4th annual expert conference 'Forum on 3D-Printing and Law' will take place on 13 March 2018. DWF Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH invites you to this forum which continues to build upon the momentum gathered in this area to date.
The bright future of additive manufacturing

The bright future of additive manufacturing

Ricoh debuted at drupa back in 2008 and returned in 2012. For us, the 2016 event was the most impressive as we examined how print is evolving in its broadest and most innovative forms. Of course, additive manufacturing is no small part of this!
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Learn about 3D printing plastics at interplastica in Russia

At the beginning of 2017, the first 3D fab+print Russia at interplastica was organised and it was clear there was much interest amongst visitors to inform themselves on the possibilities of 3D printing plastics and polymers. This year interplastica, the international specialized exhibition for plastics and rubber processing, will take place on 23–26 January.
Learn all about the wondrous world of 3D printed plastics at interplastica

Learn all about the wondrous world of 3D printed plastics at...

For 3D printing professionals, additively manufacturing plastics and polymers is nothing new. For professionals in the plastics and polymers industry however, there is still...
Full house at first AM Seminar at MEDICA / COMPAMED

Full house at first AM Seminar at MEDICA / COMPAMED

On Monday, November 13, the very first AM Seminar at MEDICA / COMPAMED was held. Five industry professionals spoke about 3D printing relevant to the medical world and the Seminar was concluded with a lively discussion.

World’s first 3D printed pleating costume new craftsmanship of SLS

During the premiere of ‘Farewell My Concubine’ – a play of the Beijing Opera, the actors will perform in costumes printed using the Sinterit Lisa printer taking advantage of the 3D SLS technology. PhD candidates in the famous London Royal College of Art, Mingjing Lin and Tsai-Chun Huang, in terms of the Fold the Inter-fashionality project, have combined new technology with traditional craftsmanship.
ThermoFab harnesses Rize 3D Printing for speed and accuracy

ThermoFab harnesses Rize 3D Printing for speed and accuracy

ThermoFab uses the Rize 3D printer to produce fixtures for setting up production rather than using blocks of CNC machined aluminium. Focused primarily on the medical, industrial, computer and armed services markets, ThermoFab has an impressive portfolio of clients who require custom plastic enclosures in quantities ranging from dozens to thousands.
The AM association within VDMA: AM4You

The AM association within VDMA: AM4You

The Additive Manufacturing Association withing the VDMA organizes presentations targeting the use of additive technologies in forges, foundries, and the automotive industry at formnext 2017 in Frankfurt.
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Program AM Seminar COMPAMED / MEDICA 2017 complete

The program for the Additive Manufacturing Seminar that is organised on November 13 at COMPAMED / MEDICA 2017 is now complete. Five speakers will address topics ranging from direct metal printing in the implant industry to AM of ceramics for biomedical application.
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AR technology in glasses from SLS 3D printer

New technologies are the field where evolution and changes are the most noticeable. And such are the 3D systems of augmented reality – the devices are constantly upgraded to guarantee the highest image quality. The combination of virtual 3D reality and non-virtual reality is the result of a collaboration between Sinterit and Professor Rigo Herold – a German researcher working on developing AR technology as well as on the design of data glasses.
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More speakers confirmed for AM Seminar COMPAMED / MEDICA

Almost all speakers for the upcoming AM Seminar at COMPAMED / MEDICA on November 13 are confirmed. Here 3D fab+print organise a half-day seminar dedicated to Additive Manufacturing for medical applications.
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The importance of Z-strength in 3D Printing

It’s whitepaper Wednesday! In this whitepaper from Rize you’ll learn the Z-strength of 3D printed parts built using Rize’s Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) 3D printing process and how it compares to similar technologies.