3D Printing at IMTS 2016 Show Roundup Interviews and more Photos

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Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is over until 2018. During the course of 6 days 115,612 visitors traversed over 1.3 million sq. Industry Insights Carbon Concept Laser EOS Fabrisonic fraunhofer HP IMTS Joshua Harker 3D Systems Laser Institute of America Methods Machine Tools Oak Ridge National Laboratory optomec PTC Rippl3D Stratasys Trumpf

Onshape and Shapeways in a city near you

Shapeways Blog

Starting today, Shapeways will be doing a series of meetups and presentations in New York, Boston and Chicago. Shapeways + Onshape Chicago – November 18 @ 6PM. We will provide snacks, booze, and of course, a showcase of our amazing 3D Printing materials. Whether you’re looking to learn about the powerful browser based CAD software to develop your products or samples of professional materials to print them in, you should come and learn.

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3D Printing Gains Momentum at RSNA 2017

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Hands on courses on how to segment data from MRI and CT patient scans and 3D print for surgical planning are offered every day. The first course was standing room only, but don’t worry, it will be offered daily until the end of the meeting.

Designer Spotlight: Robert Krawczyk

Shapeways Blog

Robert lives in Chicago and is deeply immersed in the digital art world, as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as founding Gallary Director for art at ITT. I am a lifelong resident of Chicago.

Fourth International Fab Lab Forum - August 22-23, 2007

3D Printer Users

The Fourth International Fab Lab Forum and Symposium on Digital Fabrication will be hosted in Chicago from August 22 to August 23, 2007. Fjord Boat Buoy Challenge Of course, fabricating a boat and keeping it afloat are two different challenges. Covering everything from nanoscale protein to large scale construction it draws researchers and industry leaders from around the world.

Groundbreaking 3D printing training center to open at leading research facility

3D Printing Review

” Of course, this isn’t a new technology — it’s more than 30 years old. The AMCC will have a three-tier course structure, according to Simin Zhou, VP of digital manufacturing technologies at UL.

It’s October 21, 2015: The Future is Here

The Solidworks Blog

In a case of life imitating art, the film predicted that the Chicago Cubs would win the 2015 Major League Baseball World Series. Part of the fun of watching movies that are set in the future is actually seeing if any of the predictions came true in real life.

Made in America – Swoosh Technologies (MO)

Design 2 Part News

Swoosh instructors are professionally trained and bring practical industry experience to the courses delivered. Louis, Mo with regional support locations in Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, New York, and Nashville.

First 3D printed production vehicle to be built

RPM Tools

Local Motors will build and deliver the first direct digital manufactured vehicle at IMTS  The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 in Chicago, IL, on September 8-13, 2014. At IMTS 2012, Local Motors built its flagship Rally Fighter from the ground up in 5 days over the course of the 6-day show. Local Motors Inc.,

Brexit Is No Bust for U.S. Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

Thursday’s surprisingly strong reading on the regional Chicago PMI suggests as much. Of course, it isn’t exactly clear how much longer-term pain manufacturers will feel from Brexit. By Steven Russolillo, Wall Street Journal. An improving U.S.

Why the Maker Movement is Meaningful in Education

Thornburg Thoughts

As a product of a progressive public high school in Chicago, my life was pretty equally split between hand-based and head-based learning. Of course, with programming languages, the results reside on the computer screen.

No Snow? Here’s How to Make Your Own

Shapeways Blog

And, in a winter where even Chicago has (mostly) gone without snow, our imaginations are now more important than ever. Of course we don’t have the equipment to do such things from home, so it was time to visit Shapeways! Snowflakes have always captured the imagination.

3D-Printed Car: More Than Just High-Tech Transportation

Shapeways Blog

The first Strati, printed at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago last September showed the world that a 3D-printed electric car is possible. Larger printers require more space, time and of course money to build.

Robotics, reshoring, and American jobs

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After Lagunitas Brewing Company announced, in 2012, plans for a new plant in Chicago, all brewing equipment was ordered from Germany, according to a Lagunitas employee conducting a tour of the 300,000 square foot facility last summer. By Charles Orlowek, The Hill. Good news?

Closing the Skills Gap with 3D Printing and Hands-On Experiences

Afinia

Of course Congressman Takano immediately chose Vocademy.” Adults are only $12, kids only $8” The Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, October 4th at 1635 Spruce Street, near the corner of Chicago Avenue, in Riverside, CA.

The Cube Tour Should be in DC Tomorrow

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

At Artists for Humanity, Boston And, of course, matching Cube & Shoes. Adam & Cube in Chicago The pictures of enthusiastic children were a favorite.

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CATI Tech Notes: SOLIDWORKS Rapid Sketch

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U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

Design 2 Part News

Building products, of course, span a wide array of parts, from small metal stampings for door hardware to castings for plumbing components and larger metal and plastic fabrications for structural uses. “It’s By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

SOLIDWORKS World 2015: Tuesday General Session Recap

The Solidworks Blog

Denny Bahl, Chicago and Chicago West. As an added bonus, MySolidWorks is offering CSWA prep-courses to all users, at no cost, until March 31st 2015. To be eligible, sign in, complete the courses and you’ll receive a free CSWA exam code.

Endless Possibilities with Sciaky’s Expanded Lineup of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) Systems

Additive Manufacturing

In the best cases, a manufacturer could produce a small part within a few hours or a very large part over the course of a few days. At the Chicago headquarters, Sciaky operates a fleet of systems available for contract services in EBAM, EB welding, and Arc Welding. Sciaky, Inc. ,

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Weldments from Profiles to Cut Lists.

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Phil on SWUGN Summit - Chicago.   Here we trimmed the center piece back to the center cross member (of course it can always be extended in the same manner.). When capping, you have the thickness option to decide if the cap should be in or out, and of course the thickness.

Part 107 Test Questions

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Of course, it would still be in your best interest to develop a working level of knowledge on each of the topics listed above, as they are all essential in your growth as a drone pilot. Refer to figure above) What are the current conditions for Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)?

Unified Manufacturing Can Enhance Design and Innovation

Design 2 Part News

Major OEMs have embraced exotic materials, advanced fabrication techniques, and, of course, automation for some time. Its time may be at hand, though, based on displays at the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. By Pat Toensmeier, Thomas.net.

How to Revitalize U.S. Manufacturing

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a business consultancy in Chicago. But economic-development policies that place too much emphasis on boosting head counts risk missing the broader trend coursing through manufacturing even in low-cost locations: automation. By Bob Tita, Wall Street Journal.

Fifty years?

Thornburg Thoughts

This allowed the creation and support of amazing courses impossible to have in smaller public schools. For So, in print shop, I made a bunch of Chicago CTA transfers, and in machine shop made a pretty good transfer punch. I just got off the phone with someone who called to invite me to my fiftieth year class reunion from Lane Technical High School. Fifty years! Amazing! And,

‘Impossible Objects’ Become Possible with New 3D Process

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This doesn’t include the heating step or the removal of the excess material, of course, but Swartz said other processes still can’t compete with CBAM’s speed. By Katelyn DaMour, Manufacturing Engineering.

How Does America “Reshore” Skills That Have Disappeared?

Design 2 Part News

Moser is the founder of The Reshoring Initiative, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to bringing manufacturing back to America. The more likely possibility, of course, is some muddled combination of the two: a little advanced planning, a lot of laissez-faire.

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Task Scheduler - Part 4

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