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How Micro AM is Impacting Time-to-market for Precision Plastic Parts

When using micro AM, by week 7 a design can have been refined numerous times as the process requires no traditional tooling, just DRST. This means that time and focus in this early stage of product development can be spent on design optimization.

Rocket Propulsion Company's 3D-Printing Lab Delivers First Rocket Engine Components

Ursa Major's Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Youngstown, Ohio Cuts Time to Produce Rocket Engine Components from 6 Months to 1 Month

Validation & Quality Control: Optimizing Micro Molding Outcomes

But there is one aspect of a micro molding project that is often overlooked, especially when customers are assessing the in-house capabilities of a micro molding partner, and that is validation and quality control.

Demystifying Manufacturing at the Nanoscale

As applications for nanotechnology become increasingly commonplace, it is essential for businesses of all kinds to understand the potential—and the challenges—of working in this rapidly evolving landscape.

The Future of 3D Printing – Six Factors to Consider

The past year has shown those in manufacturing and the supply chain that 3D printing – or additive manufacturing (AM) – is becoming a serious and mature manufacturing technology, not only for prototypes but also for small and medium sized series.

Tolerance Attainment in Micro Molding

When manufacturing micro parts and components, it takes a coordinated team of experts in design, materials, tooling, molding, validation, and automated assembly to successfully manufacture customer parts at high volume.

Advantages of Digital Thermal Processing

Digital Thermal Processing tools bring a sustainable approach and a new means of delivering applied energy for manufacturing. Allowing designers to build what they imagine, resolving the limitations of materials and processing temps on product design and manufacturing.

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How Additive Manufacturing Can Step Up to Print Emergency Replacement Parts in the U.S. Military

Technological innovation in the U.S. military is revolutionizing defense, responding to natural disasters, and so much more, but it also creates unique challenges. 3D scanning combined with additive manufacturing (AM) can step in to print emergency replacement parts.

Metal 3D Printing Technology Landscape - IDTechEx Outline The Trends and the Whitespaces

Through an extensive benchmarking study, IDTechEx has asked the question: where are metal additive manufacturing technologies going, and where are the whitespaces for advancement in the metal AM landscape?

Molex Announces Results of Global Design Engineering Innovations Survey

According to 65% of those polled, improvements in design tools, tech innovation and new design methodologies have simplified efforts over the past three-to-five years. Still, a multitude of factors continue to hinder design engineering progress and innovation.

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3D Printed Metal Parts Go Hypersonic-at Zero Miles Per Hour

Purdue Researchers use AM injector components from VeELO3D to create Mach 6 conditions for a ground-testing facility

HARNESSING DISRUPTION - ACHIEVING OPTIMAL OUTCOMES IN PRECISION MOLDING

Aaron Johnson, VP of Marketing and Customer Strategy, Accumold

Ugogo Expands Into the AM Reseller Business

Ugogo Represents the World's Most Disruptive AM Technologies

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