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What is MXT? (Metering Extruder Technology)

Article from BigRep. As FFF extrusion technology reaches the peak of its development cycle, it becomes less likely that the technology’s quality will meaningfully improve. Additive manufacturing must be rethought from its foundation.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Receives $25 Million Award to Bring Cold Spray 3D Printing Techniques to the Battlefield

Funding from the Army will support advanced work on cold spray; the portable repair and manufacturing technique could increase the readiness of military vehicles and other units.

3D Printing A Game-Changer For Car Makers

With its potential to transform the way products are designed, developed, manufactured, and distributed, 3D printing is expected to grow into an $8 billion market for the automotive industry by 2024.

Diode Lasers in CNC and 3D Printing

Our lasers are mainly plug and play for any 3D printer or CNC machine. They work out of 12-24V and have a TTL wire that has to be connected with PWM and then you are pretty much set.

Promoting Safety & Sustainability in the AM Process Chain

From a 6-mile high view of the world, the AM process is less wasteful than conventional subtractive manufacturing processes, and allows for improved resource efficiency.

Specialty Materials for 3D Printing

Specialty materials that have different mechanical, thermal, chemical, temperature, and conductive properties will continue to enable use cases where designs can be further optimized through the specification of specialty materials that best suit the part requirements.

Moving Beyond Prototypes

Can 3D printing be used in the manufacture of safety critical vehicle parts?

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Supplier Selection Criteria When Sourcing an Additive Manufacturing Solution

Today, there are numerous options when looking to source an additive manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing platform, and it can be confusing for potential users attempting to select the best fit for their specific endeavours.

TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH and 3D Systems Join Forces to Drive Innovation for Automotive Industry

-- Companies will develop first-to-market additive manufacturing solutions to change automotive design and production -- TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH names 3D Systems "Additive Manufacturing Machine Provider of Choice"

ExOne Licenses Method of 3D Printing Lightweight Ceramic-Metal from Oak Ridge National Laboratory

-ExOne to commercialize production of parts 3D printed in aluminum-infiltrated boron carbide -The functional 3D printed material has a wide range of potential applications -ExOne to begin 3D printing collimators and other parts for ORNL in the new material

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FELIXprinters Support New Product Development & Manufacturing Activities for Leading Food Handling Equipment Company: Houdijk

Houdijk, based in Vlaardingen in the Netherlands, develops and delivers advanced, automated food handling systems for a wide spectrum of global clients. With a history spanning almost 100 years, the family-run company has grown significantly in both size and reputation. Today, Houdijk utilises advanced industrial 3D printers from FELIXprinters for a range of applications across its extensive facilities for both new product development and various manufacturing disciplines.

Industrial centrifugal separator for the production of food ingredients

Manufacturer of food additives uses industrial liquid-solid separator for improved output rate

ISO 13485 Accredited Photochemical Machining for Medical Applications

Europe's Number 1 Photochemical Machining Specialist is Promoting Its Unique Services to the North American Medical Device Market

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Markforged: Buyer's Guide to 3D Printing for Manufacturing
Markforged:  Buyer's Guide to 3D Printing for Manufacturing

Markforged: Buyer's Guide to 3D Printing for Manufacturing

3D printing has become a powerful force in today's manufacturing industry from prototyping to tooling and fixtures to custom, end-use parts. Many businesses struggle to find the right solutions to fit their needs and provide ROI. Selecting the right platform to prevent manufacturing roadblocks is vital to optimizing your manufacturing line productivity. Download the all new buyer's guide to help you evaluate the benefits of 3D printing and dispel misconceptions, understand the pros/cons of various 3D printing processes and materials, and assess the key considerations in selecting a 3D printer.

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Endurance Lasers

Improve your 3D printer or CNC machine with a powerful diode laser attachment