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Liquid metals show promise in speeding additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

But when the design must have an overhang that requires support, or support to reduce thermally induced distortion, you know finishing will be required. The task of removing support structures for metal 3D printed / additively manufactured parts has always been a challenge.

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3d printing blood vessels on a RepRap

DIY 3D Printing

Printing blood vessels out of sugar at Uni Pennsylvania lab. Bioengineers from the University of Pennsylvania have turned the problem inside out by using a 3D printer called a RepRap to make templates of blood vessel networks out of sugar.

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Ancenstry DNA Test Goes on Sale for 44% Off

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You can finish the test in a handful of minutes. For instance, the company can tell you if your family Pennsylvania Dutch or Louisiana Acadian. Ancenstry.com has released a Cyber Monday ‘Deal of the Day’ for their DNA test. The DNA test is priced at just $55 for today only. The normal retail price of the test is $99 so you can save $44 dollars by purchasing this deal. Ancestry makes a competing test to 23andMe.

Recreating Classic Cars with CAD: Tucker Torpedo Project Update

The Solidworks Blog

I live in a car lover’s Dreamland in Pennsylvania. Rob is in the process of restoring Howard’s ’48 and just finished painting it to the original color of Adante Green. It’s been awhile since the last blog and much has been accomplished on the Torpedo.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) T1 Steam Locomotive Trust is using SOLIDWORKS to build the world’s fastest steam locomotive, the PRR T1 5550 , which represents the pinnacle of steam locomotive design in the United States.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 2

The Solidworks Blog

This blog post continues the journey of a group of dedicated train enthusiasts who make up the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) T1 Steam Locomotive Trust as they embark on a mission to build the world’s fastest steam locomotive with a little help from SOLIDWORKS.

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FABTECH 2015 to Bring Live Technology Demos, Presentations, Panels on Latest Manufacturing Trends

Additive Manufacturing

WHAT: FABTECH 2015 , North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries, will offer attendees full access to exhibits, special events, presentations, educational sessions, an industry night and a professional welders competition. WHO: More than 1,700 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from leading companies in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

Manufacturer Offers Design Tips for Custom Springs

Design 2 Part News

It’s not easy to make a custom spring a reality—that is, to complete the transformation from an idea or concept to a tangible, finished part. The company is headquartered in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) T1 Steam Locomotive Trust is using SOLIDWORKS to build the world’s fastest steam locomotive, the PRR T1 5550 , which represents the pinnacle of steam locomotive design in the United States.

FABTECH 2015 Celebrated Manufacturing Strength and Innovation in Chicago

Additive Manufacturing

Presidential candidate and former Senator of Pennsylvania Rick Santorum also made an appearance to discuss the importance of American manufacturing. New technologies, keynote speeches, panels, education sessions from industry experts helped deliver best FABTECH show to date. CHICAGO, Nov.

Sodick to Exhibit OPM, Parallel 3D Printing in Metal at RAPID+TCT

Additive Manufacturing

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA. This hybrid DMLS system utilizes a powder bed metal laser sintering process in conjunction with a 45,000 rpm mill to produce high-accuracy parts with superior surface finish.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 2

The Solidworks Blog

This blog post continues the journey of a group of dedicated train enthusiasts who make up the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) T1 Steam Locomotive Trust as they embark on a mission to build the world’s fastest steam locomotive with a little help from SOLIDWORKS.

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Alcoa to Supply 3D-Printed Metal Parts for Airbus Aircraft

Additive Manufacturing

Agreement to leverage Alcoa’s comprehensive capabilities from advanced alloy development to finished part production. Alcoa also recently invested in 3D-printing and metallic powder production capabilities at its technical center outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Right-Shoring: Where Is The Optimum Place To Manufacture?

Design 2 Part News

American cars contain wire harnesses put together in Mexico from wire made in Georgia, engine components machined in Eastern Europe assembled into finished engines in Michigan, sheet metal produced in Pennsylvania and fasteners cold-headed in Taiwan.

OEMs’ Latest Competitive Advantage: One-Stop Precision…

Design 2 Part News

However, secondary operations, such as finishing, forming, coating, welding and assembly, were completed by other companies, usually at different locations. a metal component fabrication provider located in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Is Hybrid Manufacturing Right for You?

Design 2 Part News

Every single metal structure that comes out of the printer needs to be machined,” said Chris Joest, 57, in an interview at his Columbia, New Jersey plant, near the Pennsylvania border. In 3D manufacturing, the manufacturer and customer focus on a single finished piece.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation Adds $1.2 Million in Metal Additive Manufacturing Equipment

Additive Manufacturing

million in new additive manufacturing equipment at its Johnstown, Pennsylvania, facility. CTC engineers will use the hybrid machine to employ a cladding process and build new geometry before switching to a milling operation to finish the part.

All The 3D Print That’s Fit to Pitt: New Additive Technology Center Opens Near Steel Town

Additive Manufacturing

The green bar below his finger tells him long until the print is finished. A finished 3D-printed sample for attendees of CATA opening on Tuesday. The finished product. Rowley is holding the finished product in front of a polymer 3D printer.

Are You Ready for an All-Plastic Automotive Engine?

Design 2 Part News

The 4-cylinder Polimotor engine, relying on a mostly composite cylinder block and a variety of Torlon parts, raced two seasons in the International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) Camel GT series, once earning a third-place finish at Road America. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Sourcing Spotlight: FAQs for Selecting a Precision Machine…

Design 2 Part News

Most delivery date delays are caused by shipping to multiple companies and locations for secondary operations, such as part finishing, forming, coating, welding, and assembly. “Sourcing Spotlight: FAQs for Selecting a Precision Machine Shop” By Del Williams, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Futuristic Factories

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The plant has implemented new processes  from boosting quality control and reformulating finishes on its cookware and ranges to make them more durable  and has significantly reduced energy use and waste by using low-flow plumbing and outfitting the plant to reflect rather than absorb light.

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Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’

Design 2 Part News

doesn’t have large numbers of so-called contract manufacturers that specialize in producing finished consumer goods. Mr. Yanov and his colleagues set up visits to potential partners in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky. By James R. Hagerty and Mark Magnier, Wall Street Journal.

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