Broken shoe? USC’s self-healing 3D printer material can help it repair itself

3D Printing Industry

The self-healable materials were 3D printed using a customized photopolymerization process. […]. Research An Xin Haixu Du Kunhao Yu photopolymerization Qiming Wang self healing University of Connecticut University of Southern California USC USC Viterbi Ying LiResearchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a 3D printed rubber material that has the ability to repair itself.

Quintus Technologies HIP Expands Accurate Brazing’s Thermal Processing Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing

Advanced technology built into the press includes the proprietary Quintus URC feature , which combines HIP and heat treatment in a single process.

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When a Medical Part Requires a New Process

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Medical OEMs’ demands on high quality custom manufacturing firms are so great that they have inspired some industry-leading suppliers to develop new manufacturing processes or technologies to meet these exacting customer needs. We had the expertise in mold design, automation, and processing.

Velo3D and Praxair partner to develop metal additive manufacturing powders

3D Printing Industry

California-based metal additive manufacturing technology company Velo3D has partnered with Connecticut’s Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. PST), a producer of specialty alloy-based powders, to develop and qualify process parameters for its materials.

NanoSteel Expands Material Capabilities for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

The company leveraged its 2014 breakthrough in AM wear materials to print a bearing and impeller using the powder bed fusion process. Bearing and impeller (above) additively manufactured using NanoSteel’s powder bed fusion process.

As Xerox Prepares to Split into Two Companies, Who Gets the 3D Printing Tech?

Norwalk, Connecticut’s Xerox is a brand name that has become so ubiquitous with the document technology products they invented that the word “xerox” has become synonymous with making a. 3D Printing Business 3d systems industrial 3d printer Xerox Xerox 3D printer Xerox Business Process Outsourcing xerox company split Xerox Corporation Xerox Document Technology

SME’s Mfg4 – A Leading Event “For Industry Developed By Industry”

Additive Manufacturing

This year Mfg4 will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut. Connecticut Convention Center. Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity

Additive Manufacturing

Additionally, each of the technical tasks are to be performed on materials that have been demonstrated as viable materials for use with the specific AM process proposed, including one of the three classes of metallic materials: Nickel-based alloys, Aluminum alloys, and Titanium alloys.

AstroPrint Secures Second Round of Funding to Expand Business and Enterprise Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

Stanley Ventures has invested in several companies in the additive manufacturing space, including an investment in a new Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) 3D printing technology. AstroPrint has processed over 1.6M By Drew Taylor | AstroPrint.

It is Wonderful When a Vision Becomes a Reality

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

And, that is because printing the part is simply one step in the process of turning a creative idea into a stunning piece of art. And, that process is already familiar to clay artisans.

3D Printed PEKK Structures Shown to Offer Superior Antibacterial Properties for Orthopedic Implants in Comparison Study with PEEK

Connecticut-based Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. OPM) first commercialized its proprietary OsteoFab process back in 2013; two years later, the company received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed orthopedic solutions 510(K) clearance antibacterial fda approval OPM orthopedics OsteoFab Oxford Performance Materials Oxford Performance Materials Inc.

OPM Brings Two PEKK 3D Printing Materials to Aerospace Market

3D Printing Industry

Interestingly enough, as Connecticut-based Oxford Performance Materials Inc. OPM) has developed its 3D printing processes and materials, the company has simultaneously managed to create parts that are both biocompatible and aerospace compliant. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

UConn Researchers Use 3D Printing to Bring Out the Song in Antique Instruments

3D Printing Industry

Now, researchers at the University of Connecticut (UConn) have successfully resurrected instruments by printing missing parts that had been lost over time. The process is the result of inquiry from a gifted individual and collaboration between disciplines. By Evan Chavez.

Aero Gear Celebrates Growth After Completing 24,000-Square-Foot Expansion

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Aero Gear founder Doug Rose guided CT DEDC Commissioner Catherine Smith and other guests through the facility for an up-close look at the new space before viewing demonstrations of various aspects of the gearbox production process.

Dymax Corporation introduced a new application for its UV light-curing spot and flood-lamp systems

3D Printing Industry

Dymax Curing System Configurations Ideal for Post-Cure Processes or Rework Torrington, Connecticut – March 21, 2016 Dymax Corporation introduced a new application for its UV light-curing spot and flood-lamp systems. By Pablo Rovelo. Enhancing configurations for 3D post-curing applications or help rework the model. After a 3D model is built, it may be necessary to supply […].

Solar Panels’ Brightest Year

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in North Branford, Connecticut. He said that ESI used utility incentives, and the solar company he hired, Independence Solar, helped ESI through the funding process. in Plainville, Connecticut, President Richard Williams said the panels are lowering the company’s generation costs.

ASTM International to Host Delegation of 3D Printing Experts from Singapore

Additive Manufacturing

Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. Drexel University in Philadelphia, and the University of Connecticut. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 7, 2016— ASTM International will host a delegation of additive manufacturing professionals from Singapore, Nov. The delegation will visit Washington, D.C.,

UConn using 3-D printer to reproduce parts for original saxophones, other antique instruments

3D Printing Review

Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. This week, they began seeking a patent for that process.

UConn Engineering Team Calls on Bolton Works to Fine Tune Racecar Design

3D Systems

The University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering has had a Formula SAE team since 2009 and recognizes the event as an opportunity for its members to learn and improve through hands-on experience.

3D Innovation: The Top Ten Applications in 2016

3D Systems

Whether they accelerated design, streamlined intermediate processes, transformed their products or optimized their business, we have many accomplishments to celebrate in 2016.

EASTEC-Skilled Labor Facts and Trends

Additive Manufacturing

Connecticut’s nearly 4,500 manufacturing firms represent a number of key industries, including transportation equipment (primarily aerospace, submarines, and automotive), chemicals, fabricated metals, electrical equipment, computer and electronic products, machinery, food and beverages, and plastics.

Department of Energy Awards $750,000 to Pitt Collaborating with UTRC for Development of Alloy Components in Fossil Fuel Power Plants

Additive Manufacturing

Their collaborator is Michael Klecka , PhD at the United Technologies Research Center ( UTRC ), headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut. By Paul A. Kovach | Swanson School of Engineering |

NanoSteel Makes Another Breakthrough in Metal 3D Printing


NanoSteel worked with Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology to generate part samples using freeform direct laser deposition. This single additive manufacturing process achieved a seamless transition between the hard and ductile properties without subsequent heat treatment.

SOLIDWORKS and the Tucker Torpedo

The Solidworks Blog

Well, Bob and Sari live in the same town in Connecticut and are friends. This is a painstaking process of forming a flat piece of aluminum into a contoured body panel. Repeat this process many, many times until the body piece fits precisely on the buck.

Women’s History Month: Women of Invention

3D Innovations

Kies, a Connecticut native, invented a process for weaving straw with silk or thread. Blodgett’s patented film and process (1938) has been used for many purposes including limiting distortion in eyeglasses, microscopes, telescopes, camera and projector lenses. March is Women’s History Month—a time to celebrate the achievements of women and acknowledge the ways in which many have changed modern life through invention.

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

In 3D printing, additive processes are used, in which successive layers of material are laid down under computer control. ” In production tests, Pratt & Whitney has realized up to 15 months lead-time savings compared to conventional manufacturing processes and up to 50 percent weight reduction in a single part. Pratt & Whitney and the University of Connecticut are also collaborating to advance additive manufacturing research and development. EAST HARTFORD, Conn.,

What Makes 3D Printing a Natural for Preserving Historic Artifacts

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Removing support material at the CADD Edge 3D printing facility in Connecticut. What you’re seeing is straight from the J750 3D printer—no post-processing beyond support material removal.

Norsk Titanium Announces Strategic Supply Chain Partnership with Precision Holdings

Additive Manufacturing

The company is distinguished in the aviation industry by its patented Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) process that transforms titanium wire into complex components suitable for structural and safety-critical applications.

Making a Place for Everything

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The company is based in a 40,000 square foot facility in Middletown, Connecticut, considered the southernmost city in the busy Hartford-Springfield Knowledge Corridor, which features a combined metro population of 1.9 Bull, a 1948 graduate of Wesleyan College in Middletown, Connecticut.

Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. …

Design 2 Part News

From the first spark of a product design concept to a process adaptation that solves a manufacturing problem, innovation takes many forms. “We’re using many standard manufacturing processes that are done to extremely tight tolerances in miniaturized fashion.

GE Well Positioned to Accelerate the Additive Revolution

Additive Manufacturing

Arcam also operates AP&C, a metal powders operation in Canada, and DiSanto Technology, a medical additive manufacturing firm in Connecticut in the U.S.A., Advancing additive as both an equipment provider and end user. Building a competitive position in a fast-growing industry.

Pratt & Whitney Searching for Products, Services to Ramp…

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And I’m doing that with 20-year-old technology and 20-year-old manufacturing processes and a very well-seasoned workforce” that adds significant complexity to the digital manufacturing transformation of the East Hartford, CT-based firm, Hagerty said during a panel talk on best practices. . “So “Pratt & Whitney Searching for Products, Services to Ramp Up Monthly Engine Production” By Brett Brune, Editor, Smart Manufacturing. Manufacturing Engineering.

Building a Bell

Interpro Models

He also had the text that was to be added to the front and back of the bell, and a 2D CAD outline of the State of Connecticut. The state of Connecticut outline was traced around also from the original concept sketch. The

SOLIDWORKS and the Tucker Torpedo Part 2

The Solidworks Blog

The chassis was delivered to Bob Cuneo so he can start the process of removing the engine and transmission plus all the ancillary components such as the oil coolers, auxiliary oil tank, and electronics.

EASTEC: Human Ingenuity. Manufacturing Brilliance

Additive Manufacturing

Business owners, engineers, designers, production managers and purchasing executives attend EASTEC to network and get information on best practices, solutions and processes that increase employee productivity and company profits.

NanoSteel Expands Material Capabilities for Additive…

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company recently leveraged this milestone in AM wear materials to print a bearing and impeller using the powder bed fusion process. NanoSteel leveraged its 2014 breakthrough in additive manufacturing wear materials to print a bearing using the powder bed fusion process.

Disruptive Technologies Are Changing Automakers’ Needs…

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Doug Johnson, president of Marion Manufacturing, a progressive die stamping firm in Cheshire, Connecticut, called it “price erosion,” a result of constant downward pressure on price. “It’s