The Best of Both Worlds: A New Take on Metal-Plastic Hybrid 3D Printing

Scientists develop a novel and surprisingly simple method to print 3D structures made of metal and plastic, paving the way for 3D electronics

3D Printing Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities

One of A3D's engineers met with the individual to best understand their specific situation and designed a handle that could attach to standard milk and juice cartons. A3D then used Simplify3D to print the handle.

New MakerBot Report Reveals 74% of Companies Plan to Invest in 3D Printing in 2021

-Findings from inaugural report signal mounting confidence in 3D printing's ability to transform business operations -Over half of survey respondents plan to invest up to $100,000 in 3D printing technologies next year

ManufacturingTomorrow - - Fall Product Special

It has been over 6 months without any in person events. With that in mind we are putting together a special feature article for the fall to highlight some of the new products and services our partners have rolled out during that time.

Goodbye Globalization: Why the Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Needs Additive Manufacturing

In the wake of the global COVID-19 supply chain nightmares, additive manufacturing has significant implications for improving supply chain resiliency for many manufacturing companies. This is especially the case for companies using a just-in-time methodology.

Micro Molding & Microfluidics - Overcoming Complexity Issues

Microfluidics is an extremely dynamic niche today, and will continue for many years to cement the importance of micro molding as a technology used to drive innovation in the medical sector in such applications as drug delivery devices, implants, and diagnostics

HOW COMPOSITES BENEFIT THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

With the environmental impact of fuel clear to see, composite materials have the power to drastically reduce unnecessary fuel consumption. This is only one way composites can benefit the transportation industry.

Trends for 3D Printing in Manufacturing

There's no question that additive manufacturing will continue growing in the coming years. Some experts expect the 3D printing industry to surpass $20 billion by next year, but what will that look like?

3D-Printed Concrete Could Drastically Change Construction Efficiency

The freeform aspect of 3D printing allows going beyond the rectangular builds that are so common in both modern and historical structures. That means people could eventually see building designs that fascinate and inspire them with their unusual shapes.

LTG Lofts to go Makes 3D Printed Communities a Reality in Partnership with Black Buffalo 3D

These construction printers will enable 3D printing- yes, printing- of entire communities, facilities and offices onsite in a matter of days.

Massachusetts Metalcaster Established Over a Century Ago Leaps Forward with 3D Mold Printing

A growing number of companies within the sand casting industry are adopting 3D sand printing to produce high quality parts without tooling. The technology to 3D print molds without changing the actual sand casting process itself is a major advancement for the industry.

Take Advantage of Current CNC Machining Trends

Understanding current trends in CNC machining is the first step to taking advantage of them. Here's what's changing and what it means for machine shops.

Tips to Save Money on Your Next CNC Milling Project

If you are concerned about costs spiraling out of control when you kick start a new CNC milling project, then it is definitely a good idea to take stock beforehand and plan ahead to achieve significant savings.

Calculating Injection Molded Plastic Part Shrinkage

When designing any part for injection molding, it is important to consider the shrinkage and contraction rate of the material and the associated geometry of the component. Plastic shrinkage is the dimensional change that occurs in a molded part as it cools after injection.

The Potential of Polymer 3D Printing - Exploring Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Bearing Design

3D printing has evolved significantly over recent years, with much of the research effort placed in the materials science field. This has enabled the development of a whole range of high-performance polymers with mechanical characteristics similar to those of metal.

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