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Zacks Equity Research: The HSS technology involves an infrared absorbing ink, that is selectively jetted onto layers of plastic powder, which are then exposed to infrared light. The powder melts under the light and forms functional plastic parts with qualities similar to th
New method combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors.
Ultrasonic manipulation uses ultrasonic waves for handling of a wide range of components and materials, which potentially enables the creation of a more versatile 3D printers. Because of the non-contact nature of ultrasonic manipulation, particles and components with very d
Education should look to influence the future. If we provide students with technologies that are able to make seemingly impossible objects, we give them the potential to influence the future with a greater impact.
The production version, still to be named, will extend the third dimension to a meter. GE Additive said the machine’s “build geometry will be customizable and scalable for an individual customer’s project. Its feature resolution and build-rate speeds will equal or bett
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Jorge Valero for EURACTIV.com: The European Commission backs additive manufacturing as one of the pillars to strengthen its industrial sector and step up efforts to maintain the EU’s global advantage.
Building on a longstanding partnership, HP Inc. and Siemens are accelerating 3D printing for industrial production through the creation of a new HP-certified Additive Manufacturing (AM) software module from Siemens.
Nell Walker for Manufacturing Global: Using laser ultrasound rather than camera imaging, it is hoped that Dutton’s work could encourage the use of 3D printing within mass manufacturing industries, as it removes the need for a separate inspection process.
Charles Q. Choi for IEEE Spectrum: Researchers reveal three methods of verifying that 3d-printed parts have not been compromised by someone hacking the printer itself.
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Optomec Showcases Aerosol Jet 3D Printers for Flexible Circuits and Sensors at NextFlex Innovation Day
Functional electronic samples printed with Aerosol Jet technology will be on display in the Optomec booth. Optomec is a member of the NextFlex Consortium.
Leveraging Mobile Augmented Reality to Streamline the Inspection and Design Process
Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium part on series production commercial aircraft; Part manufactured by Arconic
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