A new process for patterned thermoforming?

3D Printing Industry

Thermoforming is, of course, nothing new. It has been used for decades and in 2003 there were 150 thin gauge thermoformers in […]. By Nick Hall. A Swiss team has proposed a new method for produced patterned thermoformed industrial products from a computer model. This could streamline mass production, revolutionize the plastics industry and even open up patterned thermoforming. The original post A new process for patterned thermoforming? appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services, Inc. Announces Facility Expansion, Two New ISO Certifications, and the Addition of Three New Metal Additive Manufacturing Machines

Additive Manufacturing

In response to increased opportunities from the aerospace and medical industries, GPI recently went through the rigor of certification for AS9100:2009RevC, ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008 and is a registered ITAR facility.

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The routes of the future

3D Perspectives

From high-tech cycle lanes to supersonic space planes , the future of travel is on course for a design revolution. would fill the gap for supersonic passenger travel left by Concorde’s demise in 2003. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

Designer Spotlight: Robert Krawczyk

Shapeways Blog

During my 31 years at IIT, I have developed and taught a series of computer-aided design and digital design courses covering 2D and 3D CAD, image composition, animation, and form generation methods.

Throwback Thursday: eDrawings

The Solidworks Blog

This was of course one of the first of many new enhancements to come. But, eDrawings Professional was also later incorporated into SOLIDWORKS Professional 2003 and is still one of the top reasons users prefer Professional over standard SOLIDWORKS today.

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Engaget Expand: 3D Printing Goes Mainstream

Tales of a 3D Printer

In 2003, Hull was succeeded by Abe Reichental, current CEO. Of course, there was discussion of copyright - a virtually unexplored aspect of 3D manufacturing at the consumer level. Engaget hosted their inaugural event, Engaget Expand , in San Francisco on March 16 and 17.

Most People Cannot Design

Wohlers Talk

in 2003 to 11.7% Of course, there will be limitations in size, dimensional accuracy, and material options, especially with the inexpensive systems. Historically, additive fabrication (AF) has been used for applications such as modeling, prototyping, and making patterns for silicone rubber molds. In recent years, a growing number of companieshave usedit for custom and replacement part manufacturing, short-run production, and even series production.

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OSU Researchers Discuss Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing and New Sustainable Development Methodology

Additive Manufacturing

Of course, current AM technology limitations inhibit us in fully realizing this potential. 2003) in Mechanical Engineering, and his Ph.D.

Manufacturers bringing the most jobs back to America

Design 2 Part News

According to non-profit advocacy group the Reshoring Initiative, offshoring resulted in a net loss of approximately 220,000 manufacturing jobs from 2000 to 2003. Of course, the company is perhaps one of the biggest single importers of foreign goods into the United States. By Michael B.