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Alenia Aermacchi completes flight-tests with new 3D printed winglets

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 ARTC to launch design for AM training course...

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 3D printed ‘smart cap’ to sense spoiled food

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 professional extruder adaptable to others’ 3D printers

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 partners with FunMove to offer Free Open Source 3D Printed...

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’ CustomMaker: a powerful customization tool for 3D printing

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.

Arburg’s systems to help AM users

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 awards $8M in funding for AM applied R&D projects

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 launches dedicated 3D Printing and AM Zone at MACH 2016

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.

Additive Manufacturing important part of strategic cooperation EOS and GF

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 launches Biome3D in US

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.

3D printed tailor-made eyewear

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.

Growth expected in European machine tool production

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.

New UP Box 3D Printer arrives at CREAT3D

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.

Floreon3D four times tougher than PLA

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).