Tanaka Develops Platinum, Nickel-Based AM Powder Materials

Fabbaloo

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo will have an exhibit at POWTEX TOKYO 2014, an exhibition to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from November 26 (Wed) until November 28 (Fri), 2014, and after showcasing these platinum group powder materials for the first time, sample delivery will commence December 1, 2014.

3D printed electronics for the Internet of Things

Leslie's Blog

Researchers from the Belgian nanotech research center Imec described how they inkjet-printed a 3,381-transistor logic circuit made out of plastic. Similarly, some technologists think the dimensions of plastic printed electronics will shrink in an exponential manner.

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. We started with one plastic AM machine. 2003 – The company opens its in-house spray shop which is the forerunner of our extensive metals and plastics finishing capabilities today.

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Recycling Gets Smarter as Demand Grows and Technology Evolves

3D Perspectives

Recycling revenue in the European Union from seven main categories almost doubled to €60 billion from 2004 to 2008. Recycling revenue fell in 2009 along with the global economic slump as because prices for secondary materials fell but it has since recovered, according to Eurostat.

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A Collage of 3D Printing Possibilities

i.materialise

My work is an exploration in contrasts – between materials , values, colors and personal content. The first time I used 3D was in 2004, in a course at university, but the quality back in those days was so horrible that I didn’t use it further. What about 3D printing materials.

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Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet

Sculpteo

The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004, with the intent to give the most in depth understanding of a comet that humanity has to date. Thanks to our plastic material , it was also possible to color it afterward.

Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet

Sculpteo

The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004, with the intent to give the most in depth understanding of a comet that humanity has to date. Thanks to our plastic material , it was also possible to color it afterward.

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.-World’s First Success in Development and Formation of Platinum-based Metallic Glass Powder for 3D Printers

Additive Manufacturing

Platinum-based metallic glass powder material (Photo courtesy of Tanaka Holdings Co., Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyoalso developed two types of powder material using nickel-based alloys with platinum and iridium additives.

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TCT Show 2014 Industry Review & Technology round-up - RepRap Community Hub

RichRap

A ''special'' multi-material print for Colorfabb - All these materials are using PLA as a base so they mix and bond perfectly together. Colorfabb - Colorfabb had new Copperfill on display along with the coloured Amphora _XT materials. PEI bed material courtesy of Robox.

University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Forefront of Additively Manufactured Biomedical Device Research

Additive Manufacturing

AMazing® : As we understand conventional scaffolds for medical use are typically processed using subtractive technologies and produced from an array of materials including synthetic or biologic, and either degradable or nondegradable.

Sculpteo-The Spectacular Mission of Rosetta Due to Land on the Comet in November

Additive Manufacturing

The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004, with the intent to give the most in depth understanding of a comet that humanity has to date. Thanks to Sculpteo’s plastic material , it was also possible to color it afterward. Using 3D Printing to land a spacecraft on a comet.

Additive Manufacturing: The State of the Industry

Design 2 Part News

New machines and materials are becoming available at a breakneck pace. In September 2015, Alcoa announced that it would spend $60 million to expand an R&D center to include the development of AM methods and materials. New Materials.

One of These is Not Like the Other

Design 2 Part News

Medical design companies and manufacturers are quickly fulfilling the demand for patient-specific care using 3D plastic and metal printers, as well as bioprinters that can create layers of human tissue. By Rebecca Carnes, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Living the Dream: A Tool & Die Engineer Controls His…

Design 2 Part News

At 0.036 inch, the wall thickness of these two washers (0.088-inch inside diameter and 0.158-inch outside diameter) equals their material thickness. In 2004, after working for another company for several years, Elbaum bought Del Smith Manufacturing, a South El Monte, Calif.,

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

Additive Manufacturing

In the context of the company’s development activities, validation, further development of methods and materials certification are some of the key issues in Lichtenfels. The existing plastic sintering technology led to development of the LaserCUSING method in 1998.

Concept Laser Founder and CEO Frank Herzog Named Finalist of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize) 2015

Additive Manufacturing

The existing plastic sintering technology led to development of the LaserCUSING method in 1998. During his studies Frank Herzog thought that what worked with plastics should also work with metals. The material is solidified after cooling.