Chicago Prepares for IMTS 2012


If information could be weighed, the Internet might break the planet. So many details about additive manufacturing (AM) can be found online that it can be easy to become swamped. I know when I first looked into the technology, it ...

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3D Printing Hits the Beach

Stone Spray 3D Printer

I’ve never had much in the way of artistic talent, beyond my writing (and some people might argue about that). As a kid I tried sketching, painting and sculpting, and the results were always what might optimistically be called impressionistic. ...

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Company Profile: ExOne

Digital Part Materialization

Editor’s note: In an effort to help our readers differentiate the companies providing rapid technologies, we will be profiling them on Rapid Ready Technology. If you are a rapid technology manufacturer or service provider and would like to be considered for a ...

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Research Advances Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

Aerospace is the perfect industry for additive manufacturing. Planes are expensive to produce via injection molding and machining methods, and relatively few are made, so traditional manufacturing’s economies of scale don’t apply. Additive manufacturing can affordably produce custom parts on ...

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