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The Print My Leg and ProsFit Projects

By 3D printing custom aesthetics for prosthetic legs, creator Christophe Debard is able showcase his prosthetic personality and enable accessibility for as many people as possible.

PrinterPrezz Opens First Bay Area 3D Print and Nanotech Innovation Center for Design, Development and Manufacturing of Advanced Medical Devices

“3D printing has the potential to revolutionize how the world thinks about developing advanced medical devices, but in the current ecosystem, it takes too long to go from concept to product,” said Shri Shetty, co-founder and CEO of PrinterPrezz.

Smart Utilization of 3D Printing Equipment and Materials Facilitates Continued Innovation

Graphical representation of an idea often falls short of the impact of a 3 dimensional expression of the concept. Cars utilizing 3D printed components have graced auto shows for years.

Visit the Inside 3D Printing Show

Looking for an interesting winter vacation? Why not head to Mumbai, India for the Inside 3D Printing show? It will be held on the 19th and 20th of December, 2018. Inside 3D Printing Mumbai is in its 4th year and it is India’s premium exhibition for Additive Manufacturing.

How to Evaluate if a Part Is Fit for Additive Manufacturing?

In the past manufacturability was often foremost in the designer’s mind. A lot of geometries which might have been almost impossible or very expensive via conventional manufacturing techniques are now possible and sometimes even cheaper via 3D printing.

Powder Handling and Sieving Solutions for the Additive Manufacturing Industry

Regardless of the additive manufacturing technology used, as the industry advances, consideration of up- and down-stream processes for powder management are becoming more of a focus.

Remedies for Manufacturing of Innovative Industrial Product Design

Maybe, it is not all about innovation; it is about the integration of designs in the right sequential manner that does not hinder the efficiency of new designs.

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S-Squared Unveils World's Largest 3D Printer

This machine builds everything from homes and commercial buildings, to infrastructure such as roads and bridges.

FROM FANTASY TO REALITY: FORD'S NEW $45 MILLION ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CENTER BRINGING THE FUTURE TO LIFE - TODAY

Ford, which leads North American automakers in manufacturing capacity utilization, will ramp up prototyping including 3D printing, augmented and virtual reality, robotics and much more at its new facility before bringing tested innovations to auto plants across the globe

Stratasys and Materialise: 3D Printed Medical Models Come to Life

Stratasys PolyJet technology and Materialise FDA-cleared software now most versatile 3D printing system for hospitals and physicians to build anatomical models at the point-of-care

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MakerBot Launches Method, the First Performance 3D Printer

MakerBot Method Breaks Price-Performance Barriers, Making Industrial 3D Printing Features Accessible to Individual Designers and Engineers;

Angel Trains, ESG Rail and Stratasys Tackle Obsolescence in the Rail Industry with UK's First 3D Printing Manufacturing Solution

The components approved for service include an arm rest, grab handle and seat back table - all of which will now be trialled on in-service passengertrains in 2019.

Xometry Shop Advantage Program Expands Via New Partnership With Office Depot

Through its partnership with Xometry, Office Depot will provide Xometry's Manufacturing Partner Network with a custom savings program featuring compelling online and in-store deals on multiple product categories, from core office supplies and break-room necessities to cleaning products and copy/print services.

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Get RFQs on Die Casting, Stamping, and Extrusion With Xometry, Your Source for Custom Parts

Xometry is your source for custom parts. Now, in addition to getting instant quotes on 3D Printing, CNC Machining, Sheet Metal, and Injection Molding, customers can create and send RFQs for die casting, stamping, and extrusion work to our nationwide network of pre-vetted manufacturers with just a 2D drawing. You will receive and be able to review responses from qualified shops within 7 days on an advanced web-based RFQ management platform. To learn more go directly to our site to issue and RFQ today. Stop wasting time managing RFQs through email and by phone, and start issuing RFQs at scale and in the cloud.

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