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

i.materialise

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.

Audi Adopts Stratasys Full Color Multi-Material 3D Printing to Innovate and Accelerate

Additive Manufacturing

Audi expects significant reduction in prototyping lead times for tail light covers, with turnaround times decreasing up to 50% in comparison to traditional methods. For the production of tail light covers, Audi expects to reduce prototyping lead times by up to 50 percent.

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SABIC-Investing Globally in Capabilities and Equipment to Support the Development of High Performance Materials for Additive Manufacturing Processes and Other Emerging Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

During the discussion, you suggested materials will drive the additive manufacturing industry, more so than design, equipment or processes. Would it be fair to suggest the future growth of the additive industry is largely dependent upon the availability of more and better materials?

Concept Laser Has Helped Shape “Additive Manufacturing” for 15 Years

Additive Manufacturing

“The tide,” says Frank Herzog, founder and CEO & President of Concept Laser “has turned: Until very recently, additive manufacturing was the domain of prototypes. In 2001, the company presented its M3 linear prototype to the public at the Euromold in Frankfurt, Germany.

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.

3D printing will be huge, in the most boring and fascinating ways imaginable

3D Printing Review

I bought a (terrible) Acer tablet PC back in 2002, a full eight years before the first iPad. Costs are coming down, extrusion materials are becoming more varied, and projects range from an entirely 3D-printed R6 droid to giant 3D printers producing houses.

6 Best Publicly-Listed 3D Printing Companies

3D Printing Hub

Right now, some of the world’s largest companies have turned to 3D printing for rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions. Some analysts have even gone as far as saying that buying the right stocks on 3D printing companies now is akin to buying stocks of Microsoft or Apple back in 2002. The company bills itself as the fastest digital manufacturer of prototypes worldwide and this reputation is enough for them to gain clientele from all over the United States, Europe, and Japan.

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

Additive Manufacturing

The rose cuff links are made of Microfine green material and printed on a stereolithography (SLA) machine. The rose cuff links are made of Microfine green material and printed on a stereolithography (SLA) machine.

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.