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You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece of Design History: The Lily.MGX Pushed 3D Printing from Prototyping to Design


Until then, 3D printing was considered more of a prototyping technology. And now, roughly 15 years later, online 3D printing services like i.materialise can print consumer products in more than 100 different materials and finishes.

A Short History of 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The company began as a Service Bureau, making Plastic Rapid Prototypes and Metal Rapid Tooling. The company name was made up from three T’s (Training, Technology & Techniques) and RPD to describe rapid prototype development.

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NanoSteel Launches 3D Printable Tool Steel

Additive Manufacturing

Monday, June 19, 2017) — NanoSteel® , the leader in nanostructured steel materials, today announced the launch of its first product for the laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing process. New Case-Hardening Steel Designed for Laser Powder Bed Fusion.

Zac Posen x GE Additive x Protolabs Unveil Breathtaking 3D Printing Collaboration at the Met Gala

Additive Manufacturing

The petals are finished with primer and color shifting automotive paint (DuPont “Twilight Fire” Chromalusion). The printing and finish of the rose gown took over 1,100 hours and was printed at Protolabs’ 3D printing facility in North Carolina, one of the largest in the world.

EnvisionTEC Releases New Machine

3D Printing Industry

According to the company, the machine is the first and only disruptive industrial-scale, composites 3D printer, and is capable of manufacturing parts in materials like nylon, PEEK, polycarbonate, fibreglass and carbon fibre.