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UL and Tooling U-SME Finalize Partnership on Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification Programs

This formal agreement follows the successful pilot of the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification program at two of the industry's leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing events

The ADDere System by Midwest Engineered Systems

The ADDere system is a wire fed DED (direct energy deposition) additive manufacturing solution. The solution is designed to provide near net shape structures using hot wire and laser power.

Talking 3D Printing in Manufacturing with Materialise

Besides the freedom of design, 3D Printing has two crucial advantages for manufacturers: short lead times, and cost-effective mass customization. These advantages allow manufacturers to realize entirely new business models backed by digital supply chains

KOMET GROUP Innovates Cutting Tools Using Metal 3D Printing Technology

As well as allowing special cutters to be produced more quickly, the use of additive manufacturing enables more complex shapes to be generated, both for the external shape of the tooling and for the internal cooling channels.

Talking RAPID + TCT with Joe Wilkers of Mazak

We’ll be showcasing our new VC-500 AM, a full five-axis HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine that offers both additive and subtractive manufacturing and Mazak’s DONE IN ONE® part processing capability.”

Talking RAPID + TCT with Protolabs

We’ll be showcasing some of the most unique parts we’ve printed in a variety of 3D printing processes and materials over the years, including the latest addition to our 3D printing service offering, HP’s Multi Jet Fusion.

Machine Shops Must Prepare for Industry 4.0

It's time to upgrade your technology. Industry 4.0 will change the face of your CNC machine shop for the better. This is the future of machine shops. Are you ready?

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FluidFM® μ3Dprinter - A new function allows unique pinpoint metal additive manufacturing

This new function has the potential to lead to an entirely new way of thinking within the additive manufacturing environment and revolutionizes micromanufacturing by combining additive manufacturing with traditional microfabrication methods.

Stratasys Announces Resignation of Ilan Levin as CEO and Director

Current Chairman to also serve as interim CEO; Special Committee of Board to support management of the Company until successor is appointed

Improving the Life and Performance of Critical Aerospace Components

The aerospace industry is increasingly turning to PVD and PACVD coatings to increase the durability, performance and service life of components – and as an alternative to hard chrome

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3D Systems Announces On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service

3D printed anatomical models can provide medical professionals enhanced visualization and can also be used for patient education.

Linde Introduces Two Portfolios for Quality Powder Metal Processes

Plus: Expert session highlights proven methods for sintering optimization

National Dentex Labs and Carbon Partner to Implement a 3D Manufacturing Solution across NDX Labs in the U.S.

"3D printing has become integral to the dental industry and NDX is at the forefront of using this innovative technology, so we have deep experience with the many printer technologies on the market"

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Stäubli Tx2-60 Industrial Robot

Stäubli Tx2-60 Industrial Robot

TX2 robots: redefining performance by offering collaborative safety and high performance in a single machine. These pioneering robots can be used in all areas, including sensitive and restrictive environments, thanks to their unique features. Safety functions are easy and inexpensive to implement. They allow a higher level of interactions between robots and human operators, while still guaranteeing protection of your people, production and investment.

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