Damin Keenan’s Chicago Commuter Railroad Trains and Steeplecabs

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Damin Keenan lives near Chicago, and “that is why so many of my designs are Chicago-based,” he says. My first 3D printing project was an N scale version of the EMD F40PHM-2 , a locomotive built for commuter service in the Chicago area.

University of Chicago Digitally Restores Ancient Buddhist Caves with 3D Scanners


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Chicago Man 3D Prints First Ever Plastic Record Cutterhead on a MakerBot Replicator 2


The music world has been embracing advancements in 3D printing for quite a while now. Over the last several years we have seen 3D printed drums, guitars, flutes, and even a saxophone. It’s incredible... View the entire article via our website.

IMTS goes the extra mile for STEAM education in Chicago

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The Miles for Manufacturing (M4M) 5K race set up by the International Manufacturing Trade Show (IMTS) Chicago, and GIE Media, publishers of industry magazines, has. Education Chicago Chicago Public Library GIE Media IMTS M4M Makerbot MakerGear Miles for Manufacturing Project SYNCERE STEAM

Dental 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at LMT Lab Day in Chicago


There are a lot of 3D printing-specific trade shows going on pretty much all the time, but the technology has been making a strong presence even at trade shows that outwardly have nothing to do with. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Industry at Chicago IMTS, show preview and what to see

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This week 3DPI will be reporting from Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). IMTS takes place only once every two years and is the one. 3D Printing 3D Systems autodesk Carbon DMG MORI EOS Exone Hyundai IMTS KUKA Robotics Mitsubishi optomec Protolabs SLM Solutions voxeljet

Educators Unite at MakerBot’s Chicago Makeathon to Bring STEAM Lesson Plans to Life


3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printing curriculum 3d printing education 3D printing lesson plan chicago makeathon makerbot makerbot education MakerBot Makeathon makerbot replicator 3d printer Ozobot STEAM education STEAM Makeathon thingiverseEarlier this year, MakerBot announced that their series of summer Makeathons would focus on integrating 3D printing technology into science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). View the entire article via our website.

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Chicago's "The 3D Printer Experience" Opens Monday!

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3D printing will soon become even more accessible in Chicago at " The 3D Printer Experience ," the "only retail and interactive store of its kind in the Midwest." Clark Street in Chicago, it is set to open next Monday, April 22, 2013.

Computer Aided Technology, Inc. Will Be At IMTS Chicago 2014

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CATI) will be at IMTS in Chicago, IL. Next week, Computer Aided Technology, Inc. Stop by booth E-3320 located in the Controls & CAD-CAM Pavilion. We will be in the Geometrics/CAMWorks booth. Look for the CATI and SOLIDWORKS signage at the booth. . Jim TeDesco Marketing Manager Computer Aided Technology, Inc

Renishaw Opening New North American Headquarters Near Chicago, Which Will House US Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre


Renishaw plc, a global leader in additive manufacturing, is headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, and is the only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems in that country. Back in the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing 3d print metals additive manufacturing Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre illinois metal additive manufacturing north america Renishaw Renishaw 3D metal printing Renishaw PLC uk

Semiconductor ‘Solder’ to Usher in a New Wave of 3D Printed Electronics


A research effort led by Dmitri Talapin, a chemistry professor at the University of Chicago, has demonstrated how semiconductors could be soldered – and even 3D printed — and still deliver the proper electronic performance. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed electronics 3d printed semiconductors additive manufacturing Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory chemical solder for 3d printed electronics Dmitri Talapin science University of Chicago

3D Printing Changing the Face of Full Facial Transplant Surgeries


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‘Crash the Super Bowl’ Contest Leads to Dream of 3D Printing Doritos


3D Printing Business 3d printed food advertisement chicago commercial contest crash the super bowl Doritos edgewater workbench makerbot RUS architects universal studios The possibility of combining Doritos with 3D printing may actually be the lifelong fantasy of a significant number of people. Don’t get too excited yet, though. The Dorito 3D printer isn’t actually a reality.... ... View the entire article via our website.

Novel 3D printing technique uses magnets to create smart materials for soft robotics and medicine

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bodyTop Materials 3D Materials Inc biomimetic devices Chinese University of Hong Kong EnvisionTEC Formlabs Lu Lu Magnetic Field-assisted Projection Stereolithography Ping Guo University of Illinois at Chicago Yayue PanNew research describes a novel 3D printing technique for the production of smart materials that may find use in soft-robotics and advanced medicine. In a recent.

Registration open: AMUG Conference 2017

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Event 3D Printing 3d printing event additive manufacturing users group AMUG AMUG conference 2017 ChicagoAMUG (The Additive Manufacturers Group) has been in existence since the early 1990s when it started life specialising in the enhancement of stereolithography (SLA).

Middle Schoolers Impress, Showing off Complex Winning Designs in 3D Printing Contest at Illinois Public Library


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Fisher Unitech to Host 3D Printing Workshops Throughout the Midwest


3D Printing Chicago Events FDM Indianapolis Midwest News PolyJet St. Want to come inside and cool off while learning about 3D printing? We will be hosting a series of professional 3D printing workshops throughout the Midwest this summer.

Throwing Mother Nature a Curveball with 3D Printed Thistles


3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed artificial flowers 3d printed flowers 3d printing nature Chicago Botanic Garden Harold Washington Library Center Maker Lab Pitcher’s thistleThe Pitcher’s thistle is a spiky, noxious looking plant distributed along the sandy shores of the Great Lakes, and while it may not be the most lovely plant, it is a critical resource to... View the entire article via our website.

MIT uses Kinect scanner to create 3D models of Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex

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rex fossil displayed in Chicago's Field Museum. 3D Scanners 3D builder 3D printed dinosaur 3D Scanning 3D scanning dinosaur 3D scanning t rex Anshuman Das Camera Culture Chicago's Field Museum field museum kinect dinosaur Microsoft Kinect MIT PLOS ONE Sue dinosaur t. Researches from MIT have used a Kinect scanner to immortalize the famous T. Known as Sue, the enormous.

Keynote speakers for AMUG 2017 announced

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The upcoming Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference in Chicago has announced keynote speakers from the Caterpillar Inc and special effects studio Legacy Effects. 3D Printing AMUG AMUG 2017 Caterpillar Inc Chicago Hilton Jason Lopes Laser prototypes Inc Legacy effects Society of women engineers Stacey DelVecchio Todd Grimm

Branch Technology Announces Winners of Freeform Home Design Challenge


3D Design 3D Printing 3d design competition 3d printed architecture 3d printed buildings 3d printed houses 3d printed housing branch technology Cellular Fabrication Technology city college of new york Freeform Home Design Challenge spiru haret university WATG ChicagoLast July, Chattanooga startup Branch Technology launched a competition challenging participants to use the company’s patented Cellular Fabrication technology to design a 3D printed.

New Autodesk Business Solutions Portfolio for Additive & Subtractive Manufacturing Unveiled at IMTS


3DPrint.com was on the scene this week as the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) delivered with over 2,400 exhibitors, all gathered in Chicago September 12-17. To say that you would. View the entire article via our website.

The 3D Printed AvaStars Are Coming — Are You One?

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FABTECH 2015 Brings Roaring 3D Scanning Event to Art Institute of Chicago

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CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2015 – FABTECH 2015 , North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industry, brought 3D scanning technology to the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago last week.

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The Industrial Evolution Is Here: FABTECH 2017 in Chicago to Showcase Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Innovation

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CHICAGO, July 11, 2017) – The latest innovations in metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing collide at FABTECH 2017 , North America’s largest event showcasing those industries, at Chicago’s McCormick Place this Nov. 7 at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

FABTECH 2015 Celebrated Manufacturing Strength and Innovation in Chicago

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CHICAGO, Nov. New technologies, keynote speeches, panels, education sessions from industry experts helped deliver best FABTECH show to date.

3D Printed “Rock Print” Seems Like Magic, but it’s Really Science


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Renishaw launch new 3D metal printer at IMTS, plan to industrialize 3D printing

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I caught up with UK company Renishaw (LON:RSW) at Chicago’s IMTS to talk about their new 3D printer and strategy to help manufacturers make better. 3D Printers 3D metal printing 3D Printing in Industrial Manufacturing Renishaw topology optimization

The Jamming Phenomenon: 3D Printing with String & Rocks May Change the Face of Architecture


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AMUG announces 2017 conference location

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The Additive Manufacturing Users Group, or AMUG, recently announced that its 29th annual users group conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois from March 19. Event AMUG

Shedd Aquarium: Hiss Majesty Has Growing Collection of 3D Printed Prosthetics for Missing Leg, Thanks to Design Team & Vets


3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed animal prosthetic 3D printed animal prosthetics 3D printed lizard prosthetic 3D printed prosthetic for Hiss Majesty 3d printed prosthetic leg 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed silicone animal prosthetic chicago Shedd AquariumWhenever someone asks exactly what it is 3D printing is doing that’s so important, I’m torn between which examples to share first. With impacts occurring in so many sectors, from the space industry.

A closer look at Airbus manufacturing from Sciaky

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Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Sciaky have been providing industrial scale manufacturing solutions to companies since 1939. Throughout the Second World War, the company supplied its. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Airplane aeroplane aerospace airbus airline airplane Bob Phillips RyanAir Sciaky

Manufacturers unite to develop AR guidelines for smart factories of the future

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Chicago's manufacturing innovation accelerator UI LABS and the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance headquartered in Wakefield, MA, have released the world’s first augmented reality (AR) guidelines for industrial. 3D Software AR AR guidelines Augmented Reality Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance Eurecat industry 4.0 Industry 40 Smart Factories smart factory the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance UI labs

Humaneyes Technologies Announces Release of Vuze Camera & Two New Partnerships


3D Software Virtual Reality 2017 CES Innovation Awards augmented reality CES 2017 Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award ENTiTi HumanEyes Technologies virtual reality VisiSonics VR Studio software Vuze camera WakingAppThose who attend CES each year expect to be blown away with far more than just your basic electronics as the biggest names—and many, many innovators from around the world—exhibit the latest in. View the entire article via our website.

Local Motors to 3D Print a Second Strati Car This Week, Two Days Faster Than the First


Back in September, Phoenix Arizona-based Local Motors made history by 3D printing an entire car within a 5 day span at the International Manufacturers Technology Show in Chicago.

Parallel Goods Hopes To Market High-Quality Useful 3D Models


A Chicago-based team of designers has launched a new 3D model repository focused on well-designed 3D printable utility. Read the whole entry. » » service

3D Print Your Own Custom-Fitted Rollerblades


Chicago-based Instructables user and maker Patrick S, who goes by the username Mizchief100 (we’ll refer to him as “Mizchief” henceforward), decided to combine his passion for rollerblading with his 3D design and printing know-how....