University of Alabama students create 3D printed healthcare simulators for medical training

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Engineering students from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have 3D printed medical training tools to be used by undergraduates in UAH’s College of Nursing. Medical & Dental 3D Systems Health simualtion Systems Management and Production Thingiverse University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of Alabama Students 3D Print Simulators for Nursing Training

3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printed surgical models 3D printed training device 3D printed training models 3D printed training simulators medical simulator University of Alabama HunstvilleA dilemma in medical training programs is how to train students to perform difficult medical procedures before they ever have to try them on a patient. No patient wants to be a training case, but. View the entire article via our website.

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North Alabama SolidWorks User Group

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I presented at the April 2015 meeting of the North Alabama SolidWorks User Group (NASWUG) about the topic of Model Based Definition (MBD), how to apply it within SOLIDWORKS. After my great Nashville visit, I headed on down to Huntsville, AL last week.

University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research Uses 3D Technology to Rebuild the Past

3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Software 3d archeology models 3d printed archaeology 3d printed artifacts archaeology history jeremiah stager lay dam oar university of alabama university of alabama office of archaeological researchIt’s interesting to think about how much technology is used to look back in time, so to speak. I still can’t wrap my mind around the fact that it’s possible to see back millions of. View the entire article via our website.

M.Lab21 in Full Swing at Alabama School

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M.Lab21 in Full Swing at Alabama School Monday, June 1, 2015 - 11:30 Brian Copes is an engineering teacher at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama.

University of Alabama Students Wrestle with How to Take Down Drones

3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Education Science & Technology 3d printed drone collaborative drones higher ed interdisciplinary keep out zone KOZ multidisciplinary NGC Northrop Northrop Grumman Corporation polydisciplinary security STEAM education student project UAH UAV university of alabama University of Alabama Hunstville Unmanned Air VehiclesThe primary concern that most people have with drones is how to get them up in the air and keep them there.

GE Aviation 3D Prints 30,000th Metal 3D Printed Fuel Nozzle at Auburn, Alabama Plant

GE Aviation will always be known for its 3D printed fuel nozzles, which it began producing in 2015. The complex components became something of a symbol for how 3D printing can change manufacturing, View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed aircraft components 3d printed aircraft parts CFM fuel nozzles ge ge aviation GE LEAP Engine leap engine

3D Printing Industry News Sliced Volvo, ANSYS, COBOD, Prodways

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In this edition of our 3D Printing Industry News digest – Sliced, we have news about 3D printed constructions, 2D printed electronic circuits, large-format metal 3D printer and more. Read on to learn more about DOW, Volvo, COBOD, and ANSYS. Bridging the gaps U.S

3D Printing News Sliced Volvo, ANSYS, COBOD, Prodways

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In this edition of our 3D printing news digest – Sliced, we have news about 3D printed constructions, 2D printed electronic circuits, large-format metal 3D printer and more. Read on to learn more about DOW, Volvo, COBOD, and ANSYS. Bridging the gaps U.S

NASA engineers test first multi-alloy 3D printed rocket part

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In July, the administration’s engineers performed 30 firing tests of a bi-metallic 3D printed rocket igniter at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. After analysis at the University of Alabama, researchers found […]. Aerospace CNC milling copper DMG MORI Hybrid machining igniter Inconel liquid engines Majid Babai Marshall Space Flight Center Preston Jones rocket rocket engines University of Alabama

U.S. Army lab explores materials at nano-level using 3D atom probe for future military body armor

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Army Research Laboratory University of AlabamaMaterial scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, are analyzing metal and ceramic specimens at the atomic level using 3D imaging atom probe technology.

Security drOwned by University researchers

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A paper has been released supporting the claims that a team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the University of South Alabama, bodyTop Research 3D Printing Ben-Gurion University of the Negev BGU drone drones drowned security Singapore University of Technology and Design University of South Alabama

3D Printing News Sliced BAE Systems, Lockheed-Martin and Renishaw

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In this edition of 3D printing news Sliced, we have stories from BAE Systems, Lockheed-Martin, Renishaw, Vodafone, MSYS, DARPA, the Royal College of Art, the University of Alabama, ASRC, Nano Dimension, Carl Zeiss, Nanoscribe, MASSIVit 3D, Tytus 3D and Xometry.

GE Completes Proposal Submission for U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program

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For Northern Alabama: By successfully completing the ITEP PDR, GE Aviation proved the benefit of incorporating advanced hot section materials such as Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) in the T901 engine.

3D Printing News Sliced: Airbus, adidas, Stratasys, Fallout 3

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This edition of 3D printed news sliced features stories from: adidas, Fallout 3, KXIV, Stratasys, NIDEK Technologies, Cadac Group, MyMiniFactory, 3D Slash, artist Jip de Beer, 3D Orchard, Thor 3D, Dream T&S, 3D Printing 3D central 3D Orchard 3D Slash adidas airbus Andrew Sink artist Jip de Beer Cadac Group CNC Machineworks Cosplay Dream T&S Fallout 3 KXIV myminifactory NIDEK Technologies Stratasys thor 3d University of Alabama

MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d printed recycling 3d printing recycling Army Research Laboratory collaboration Department of Defense funding grant MELD MELD Manufacturing military 3d printing recycling scraps SERDP Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program university of alabama

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US Army Research Lab Scientists Creating Atomic-Level 3D Reconstructions of Specimens

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Space Station’s Extreme Temp Freezer Gets a 3D Printed Liner

3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed liner freezer international space station iss nasa Polar Polar extreme temperature storage unit Stratasys Direct University of Alabama Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering The International Space Station made 3D printing news late last year when it got its own 3D printer. Now it’s back in the news as it will soon make room for Polar, a new... View the entire article via our website.

Researchers Crash a Drone to Prove a Point: Don't Underestimate 3D Printer Security Threats

Featured Stories 3D printed drone components 3D printed drone parts 3D printer hacking 3d printing security ben-gurion university of the negev cyberhacking cyberterrorism in 3D printing data security DJI drone hacking security breach Singapore University of Technology and Design university of south alabamaIs nothing safe anymore?

3D Printed Crystal Structures Made Easy by Research Team

3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed crystallographic structures 3D printed crystals Crystallography Open Database figshare Jmol royal society of chemistry university of alabamaWhen I was in elementary school, I loved the science experiments I was assigned in class. One of my favorites was growing crystals. It was magical – all I had to do was mix a salt solution. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Helps Create Patch that Reduces Heart Failure

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed cardiac patch 3d printed scaffold 3d printed scaffolds cardiomyocytes Circulation Research endothelial cells heart heart attack heart failure modulated raster scanning stem cells tissue scaffold tissue-engineered scaffold UAB University of Alabama Birmingham University of MinnesotaHeart failure affects approximately 6 million adults in the United States and is a contributing cause in one of every nine deaths.

AMUG Announces the Recipients of 2017 Guy E. Bourdeau Scholarship and Randy Stevens Scholarship

3D Printing Education 3DSIM additive manufacturing additive manufacturing education Additive Manufacturing Users Group AMUG AMUG 2017 AMUG Conference Georgia Southern University NSF scholarship scholarships university of alabamaThe last time we wrote about an Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) win, we were talking about a 3D printed 3/4 scale replica of Van Gogh’s Starry Night taking first place at the 2016. View the entire article via our website.

Blue Origin begins construction of $200 million rocket engine factory

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Blue Origin, LLC, the private American aerospace company of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has started building a factory in Huntsville, Alabama for its 3D printing-inclusive rocket engines.

Get Some 3D You Time for Mother’s Day—It’ll Be Like They Never Left!

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed gifts 3D printed lifesize replica 3D Printed Mother's Day gifts 3d printed novelties 3d printed replica 3D You Alabama Groupon SwigroSome of us remember life ‘before kids.’ ’ It was full of me time without begging anyone for a pardon or paying a babysitter gargantuan sums just so you could leave for an hour with everyone. View the entire article via our website.

nScrypt enhances U.S Army’s additive manufacturing capabilities with Factory in a Tool platform

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Army’s Redstone Arsenal base in Alabama. nScrypt, a 3D printer and microdispensing system manufacturer based in Florida, has delivered its 3Dn-1000 multi-material Factory in a Tool (FiT) platform to the U.S.

Auburn University Investing In Additive Manufacturing, planning global 3D printing hub

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The University will further the links to 3D printing in Alabama with General Electric. Auburn University is establishing a new Centre of Industrialised Additive Manufacturing. 3D Printing Additive manufacturing Auburn Auburn University Berghoff Bill ham Tony Overfelt

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), Bourdeau Scholarship Randy Stevens Scholarship Rebecca Rutishauser Renee Bourdeau Steve Deak University of AlabamaClaire Belson and Dr. Haijun Gong to join members at the annual conference.

GE Aviation celebrates 30,000th 3D printed fuel nozzle

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The GE Aviation plant in Auburn, Alabama, this week celebrated the successful shipping of it’s 30,000th 3D printed fuel nozzle tip. Installed within GE’s LEAP jet engine, the nozzle has been made at the facility since 2018 and marks a significant milestone for production-scale additive manufacturing. Ricardo Acevedo, plant leader for GE Aviation Auburn, comments, “This […]. Aerospace fuel nozzle GE GE Additive GE Aviation LEAP LEAP engine Ricardo Acevedo

GE Aviation receives FAA approval for 3D printed brackets on GEnx commercial airline engines

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The power door opening system (PDOS) brackets, will enter mass production this month at GE Aviation’s facility in Alabama, using GE Additive Concept Laser M2 cusing Multilaser […]. GE Additive and GE Aviation have announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the first 3D printed parts to be installed in the GEnx-2B commercial airline engines.

NASA seeks commercialization of new nozzle specific metal 3D printing technology

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Laser Wire Direct Closeout (LWDC) is a patented method of metal 3D printing developed by engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama. Specially created for the additive fabrication of nozzles, the method is competitive in time and price against traditional manufacturing techniques. Now in the process of licensing, NASA is looking to […].

Weld3D is developing arc welder DIY metal 3d printers

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Weld3D is new company based in Huntsville, Alabama. Here is a new DIY metal 3d printer based on welding process from Weld3D. It is still under development and it is combination of CNC and arc welder. We will probably hear more from them in the future.

AM in Aerospace

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Meanwhile, GE Aviation is working toward the production of tens of thousands of metal parts annually for jet engines with the construction of a $50 million manufacturing facility in Auburn, Alabama.

Building the Future: Space Station Crew 3-D Prints First Student-Designed Tool in Space

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When NASA challenged high school students to help them create a 3D printed tool that would be used aboard the International Space Station, Enterprise, Alabama student, Robert Hillan, never expected that his tool would win the contest.

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What’s In the Box? NASA Unboxes the First Objects 3D Printed in Space

What’s in the box?” – Brad Pitt as David Mills from the movie Se7en (1995) When the engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, unbox cargo returning... View the entire article via our website. “What’s in the box?

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

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Attesting to LAM’s importance to the industry, companies such as Alabama Laser, IPG Photonics, American Laser Cladding, LaserLine, Optomec, and Trumpf, to name but a few, are sponsors.

FAST Project Launched to 3D Print Large-Scale Aircraft Structures

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So, though we didn’t see any 3D printed aircraft last year, we did see significant progress towards the 3D printing of aircraft parts when GE opened up a facility in Alabama to mass manufacturer its 3D printed jet engine nozzles. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

ISS and SpaceX Freezers Customized with Stratasys 3D Printing

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By Davide Sher. Think you should be impressed that an ever-growing number of 3D printed parts have been cleared for flying? Then you should know that more and more parts have not only been cleared but have actually been regularly adopted on most current NASA and private space ventures.

GE Aviation to Build Unique Materials Factories

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–( BUSINESS WIRE )– GE Aviation is creating adjacent factories in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines.

Auburn’s Overfelt Named Director of Center for Industrialized Additive Manufacturing, Awarded $1.5M Grant

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“This reaffirms our college’s commitment to advancing research in manufacturing, which is vital to the state of Alabama and the nation.” “Alabama has more installed additive manufacturing capacity than any other state and most countries,” Overfelt said.

Toshiba Unveils Metal 3D Printer Prototype

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GE has been in 3D printing for some time, but, last year, they opened their first complete metal 3D printing facility in Alabama, which is used for in-house production of LEAP jet engine nozzles.… By Michael Molitch-Hou.

NASA’s 3D Printing Is Fast-Tracking The Manned Mars Mission

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Elizabeth Robertson, propulsion engineer the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, tells me that the megathrust engine, and similar 3D printed metal projects, can now be completed significantly more cheaply and quickly.

NASA tests 3D-printed turbopump

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Successfully built and tested at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the turbopump is described as “one of the most complex, 3D-printed rocket engine parts ever made.”

US to Open Large-Scale Metal 3D Printing Facility with Norsk Titanium

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There are a number of 3D printing facilities across the US, including Stratasys’ Direct Manufacturing and GE’s Alabama plant, dedicated to their 3D printed LEAP fuel nozzles. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

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