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  • How Do You Drive a Human Powered Sub? With a 3D Printed Propellor

    Posted on August 07, 2014

      Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Burton Precision is a machine tool distributor specializing in the application of metrology and 3D Printing products. Their involvement in manufacturing crisscrosses the breadth of industries with technologies that have...

  • BMW Sponsors Locally Supported 3D Printed, Auto Design

    Posted on July 23, 2014

      The automotive industry is conservative and doesn’t take enough responsibility in emerging markets. Thus, countries such as China and India have experienced huge problems with pollution as they have increased their living standards and entered ...

  • If It Prints, It Ships: 3D Printing and the Postal Service

    Posted on July 14, 2014

      We are living in a world where it is possible to convert digital files at one location into physical objects at another, transforming bits into atoms. We can do this with 3D printing, a technology that turns customers into creators and has the potent...

  • BMW 3D Prints Custom Orthotics for Assembly Workers

    Posted on July 09, 2014

      The BMW Group considers people the key to a lean production that focuses on the customer benefit. This is why the company interprets ‘Industry 4.0’ as a way to make reasonable use of technologies in order to provide the best-possible su...

  • Materialise Races to the Finish Line at the RAPID 2014 3D-Printed Slot Car Championship

    Posted on June 26, 2014

    What do you get when you host the largest 3D  printing tradeshow in the Motor City? A 3D Printed Slot Car Championship where everyone wins! Whether you’re a slot car enthusiast or just love to see the amazing designs that are only possible thanks ...

  • 3D Printing with voxeljet Pushes Architectural Boundaries with UHPC

    Posted on April 25, 2014

    There are plenty of case studies that point to a marriage of convenience between  3D printing and the discipline of architecture — both for modelling and construction. However the breadth and depth of the continued evolution of 3D printing technolog...

  • Move Over My Robot Nation, Here Comes Dr Fluff’s Robot Factory

    Posted on April 25, 2014

    Dimension Alley, Berlin’s first 3D print shop, told me that kids love 3D printing and that boys, in particular, love to 3D print rockets. The leap from rockets to robots is not such a long way. 3D Systems bet on it by acquiring the My Robot Nation web-ba...

  • Concept Laser is Big On Metals

    Posted on April 25, 2014

    “By enabling a machine to produce objects of any shape and size, on the spot and as needed, 3D printing is ushering in a new era,” said Richard A. D’Aveni in his 2013 article titled “3D printing will change the world” in the Harva...

  • First Reports on Local Motors’ 3D Printed Car

    Posted on April 25, 2014

    Local Motors and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have begun trials on their 3D printed car today and, while not entirely successful, they’ve produced some interesting results.  The partners first intend to 3D print the chassis (or tub) of their auto, ...

  • 3D Printed Robot Gets Mad, Confused, Sleepy and Parties!

    Posted on April 25, 2014

    Queen’s University’s School of Computing in Ontario, Canada seems like one of the funnest places to earn a degree. Every year, students put on an expo titled Creative Computing: Arts, Games, and Research, in which undergraduate and graduate student...

  • Nervous System’s 3D Printed Bodice is a Beautiful Proof of Kinematics Concept

    Posted on April 23, 2014

    Following Nervous System’s launch of its Kinematics app towards the end of last year, the generative design studio has introduced a beautiful proof-of-concept in the form of a 3D-printed nylon bodice, which has debuted in New York City at the opening exh...