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.

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. What are your students’ reactions to 3D modeling and 3D printing?

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.

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

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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.

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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Atlas V Rocket Launched Using Stratasys 3D Printed Parts on Mission to Resupply the ISS

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ULA’s facility in Decatur, Alabama, built the rocket from the ground up and relied on Stratasys’ Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer to create everything from tooling and support equipment to production parts. Aerospace Fortus Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM

Space Station's Mobile Freezers a Challenge Only Solved with 3D Printing’s Unique Thermal, Tensile and Geometric Properties

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Engineers and scientists at The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Center for Biophysical Sciences & Engineering (CBSE) are working with NASA to develop freezer units capable of reaching temperatures as low as -160°C. Aerospace Fortus Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Production

3D Honor Roll: 3D Printing Revs Up with M.Lab21

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You may remember Brian Copes from our introductory blog about his M.Lab21 classroom in Alabama. Now we’re looping back for our second installment of how he’s using 3D modeling, 3D scanning and 3D printing to advance his curriculum and the learning outcomes of his students.

Top 6 Reasons Universities Are Buying 3D Printers


3D Printers Help Create Models and Physical Products. These courses offer students the necessary skills needed for the creation of 3D computer models. They begin the course learning basic computer modelling techniques, and then progresses to the students developing their own prototypes.

The 3D Printed ARM Cast – Thomas Salverson

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Salverson, an undergraduate student attending University of Alabama-Huntsville , first discovered 3D printing while participating on his high school rocket team when his teacher suggested he give it a try.

3D Printed Prosthesis Do More than Lend a Helping Hand

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Jason Bara is associate professor in the chemical and biological engineering department at the University of Alabama where the Alabama Prosthetic Project was founded. It may not be long before we see the first major league baseball player playing with a 3D printed prosthetic.

New Home of Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

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Specifically, the combination of advanced materials, high performance computing resources, modeling and simulation tools, and additive manufacturing practices is allowing large and small enterprises alike to design and build otherwise impossibly complex shapes and systems while significantly reducing manufacturing costs and cycle times, Johnson added. The DMDI Institute will address the life cycle of digital data interchanged through design, engineering and manufacturing.

Volvo to add North American manufacturing plant by 2018

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Mercedes-Benz, which ranks third against BMW and Audi in luxury vehicle sales worldwide, has its main SUV production site in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. By Elisabeth Behrmann, Bloomberg, Volvo plans to build its first auto factory in the U.S.

NASA-Students Selected for Winning Designs of 3-D Printed Tools for Astronauts

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NASA , January 30, 2015-After three months of designing and modeling, a panel of judges from NASA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation (ASME) and Made In Space Inc. Models were received from 470 students across the United States. NASA Release.

Made In Space to Bid on Phase II of Archinaut Development Program

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Archinaut model (Photo courtesy of Made In Space). MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., May 14, 2018 — NASA has invited Made In Space, Inc. MIS) to submit a proposal for a technology flight demonstration mission (Phase II) of its Archinaut technology.

What is the Importance of a UL 2272 Certification?

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In Alabama, a man named Timothy Cade was riding his hoverboard down the street when it exploded and caught fire right beneath his feet. At around the same time, the UK National Trading Standards body had seized and destroyed up to 32,000 hoverboards in a massive attempt to crack down on substandard and dangerous models. The very first UL 2272 certification was awarded in May 2016 to the N3M320 model of Ninebot, the parent company of Segway.

How AI & Robots Will Bring Manufacturing Home to the U.S.

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Car manufacturing is an interesting signal: while parts are made worldwide, Hondas are built in Ohio and Alabama, BMW and Mercedes are made in South Carolina, Toyotas are made in Indiana and Volkswagens are built in Tennessee.

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Nasa and Made In Space, Inc. Make History by Successfully 3D Printing First Object in Space

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The project also serves as a model for how NASA can work with a small business to design, test, and build tools that can transform space exploration.”.

ASME Foundation and NASA Select Top 8 Finalists

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For the program’s first challenge, students were asked to create 3D models of items that could be useful in space. will travel to the NASA Payload Operations Center in Huntsville, Alabama to watch his design printed live on the ISS.

GE Plans to Invest $1.4B to Acquire Additive Manufacturing Companies Arcam and SLM; Accelerates Efforts in Important Digital Industrial Space

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Enables productive new model for services cost and delivery. Additive manufacturing fits GE’s business model to lead in technologies that leverage systems integration, material science, services and digital productivity,” said Joyce. “It

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America’s Manufacturing Renaissance

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NAM reports the top five states for manufacturing growth are Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa and Alabama. Canfield notes that Alabama exported a new annual record of manufactured goods in 2016, totaling $10.7 Canfield says that in 2015 alone, Alabama attracted a record $3.4