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From hand production to 3D printing - The history of digital fabrication

From hand production to 3D printing – The history of digital...

3D printing is one of the most disruptive and quickly-adopted technologies of the 21st century. The boom that has launched this industry to the forefront of the manufacturing world seems to have sprung out of nowhere. Suddenly, 3D printers became very common, seemingly overnight!
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Conference Program 3D fab+print at MEDICA / COMPAMED 2018

The Advance Time Table for the 3D fab+print Conference at MEDICA / COMPAMED 2018 is ready. Eight experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing for the medical world will gather in Düsseldorf, Germany to inspire and inform both newcomers to Additive Manufacturing and medical professionals that have already gained an insight in AM.
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Laser Sintering with Plastics – Technology, Processes, and Materials

Laser Sintering (LS) with plastics is one of the most promising additive manufacturing technologies: it is currently regarded as the process most likely in the future to permanently cross the border between prototyping and the production of functional parts.
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Rize help First Robotics Competition team soar to new heights

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a global, non-profit youth organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people to become science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in programs that build science, engineering and technology skills. The organization currently offers four programs, one for each of four age ranges, that support their mission.
Practical Additive Manufacturing course offered by SKZ

Practical Additive Manufacturing course offered by SKZ

As of September 2018 the broad education programme of SKZ will be enriched with a certified course in the field of additive manufacturing. This practical course is organised together with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany.
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Conference on Additive Manufacturing for medical applications

Medical is one of the fastest growing application areas of 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing. After a very successful first 3D fab+print Seminar at MEDICA / COMPAMED in 2017, this year Additive Manufacturing will again be addressed at the yearly international trade fair for medical professionals in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Call for Presentations - 3D fab+print Conference at MEDICA / COMPAMED 2018

Call for Presentations – 3D fab+print Conference at MEDICA / COMPAMED...

Medical is one of the fastest growing application areas of 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing. After a very successful first 3D fab+print Seminar at MEDICA / COMPAMED in 2017, this year Additive Manufacturing will again be addressed at the yearly international trade fair for medical professionals in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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“Our goal is to achieve integrated data and process chains”

In their research, Siemens AG focuses on a dozen core technologies, among them additive manufacturing (AM). The range of applications is growing steadily. Apart from this, Siemens offers solutions for AM software and automation. Dr. Karsten Heuser, Vice President for Additive Manufacturing in the Siemens Division Digital Factory in Erlangen, is responsible for these activities. By Peter Trechow, VDMA
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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...