Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has completed flight tests of its C-27J battlefield airlifter after the addition of 3D printed winglets to the airlifter configuration.
UL partners with the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC), which is Asia’s first centre for test-bedding and developing manufacturing technologies, to host an exclusive training program on “Design for Additive Manufacturing.”
UC Berkeley engineers, together with colleagues at Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University, 3D printed a wireless “smart cap” for a milk carton that detects signs of spoilage using embedded sensors.
WASP launches a new clay extruder for ceramic materials, LDM (liquid deposit modeling) that can interrupt and restart the extrusion flow and can be adapted to most of the 3D printers on the market.
Smartprinting planned a strategic partnership with FunMove, a Korean NGO which has developed a 3D printed bionic hand and has improved version of Galileo hand under development.
Shapeways helps shoppers to get a personalized 3D printed product by introducing CustomMaker, an innovative 3D printing tool for designers to add customization elements to their models.
We have been addressing the subject of Industry 4.0 for some time now and are increasingly developing into a production system supplier for networked production in the digital factory.
America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, selected nine awardees for its Project Call #3 (AM applied R&D projects) anticipated to start in Summer 2015 and will provide up to $8 million funding.
MTA (Manufacturing Technologies Association) is about to launch a dedicated zone for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, showcasing all the latest advances of the technology, at the MACH 2016.
GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF (Georg Fischer), entered into a strategic cooperation with EOS, partner of choice for industrial 3D printing processes offering modular solutions including systems, software, materials, technical and consulting services.
3Dom USA has launched Biome3D, a biodegradable thermoplastic made from plant starches, allows easy processing and gives a superior print finish with much higher printing speeds.
Boulton Eyewear has started tailoring all their frames to each individual customer. Being inspired by 3D printing and the benefits the technique offers, Boulton started designing and making their own tailor-made eyewear.
CECIMO’s Economic Committee says that the value of European machine tool production has increased to 22.8 billion euro in 2014 and that European machine tool consumption is expected to continue to grow in 2015.
UP Box is the latest generation of desktop 3D printers from the UP range. According to CREAT3D, UP Box is a great all-round 3D printer with a specialist capability in ABS prints.
Floreon, an innovative UK bioplastics company has developed a new bioplastic 3D printing filament, Floreon3D, which is four times tougher than conventional polylactic acid (PLA).