Georgia Tech researchers use salt to 3D print bone-like and conductive components in DLP

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Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, demonstrates a method combining 3D printing. Saldana Christopher Saldana Conner Dunn digital light processing DLP droste effect flexible electronics Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Tech H. Research from the George W.

Study simplifies 4D printing process for self-assembling objects

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The study proposes a simplified process. Research 4d printing Chao Yuan Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Tech H. A study published in Science Advances demonstrates a way of creating 3D printed shapes that assemble when exposed to heat. Jerry Qi Martin L. Dunn School of Aerospace Engineering self-assembly Singapore University of Technology and Design Skylar Tibbits smart material smart materials Tiejun Wang Xirui Peng Zhejiang University Zhen Ding

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Georgia Tech Design Entrepreneurs: “Design, Print, Profit”

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This is a guest post by Georgia Tech student, Josh Dycus. In the past if a designer wanted to turn an idea of their’s into an actual product to be sold and used on a consumer level, years of development, thousands of dollars, and excessive materials had to be used throughout the process.

Researchers Make Strong, 3D Printed Expandable Origami Structures for Engineering Applications

A collaborative team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Beijing Institute of Technology, and Peking University are using 3D printing to directly build reconfigurable origami. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology Beijing Institute of Technology Digital Light Processing dlp dlp 3d printing expanding polymers Georgia Institute of Technology journal article Origami origami and 3d printing Peking University research paper

Technology Association of Georgia to Present Seminar on…

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“Technology Association of Georgia to Present Seminar on “On-Shoring”. The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Manufacturing Society will present a breakfast seminar, “On-Shoring – Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to America” on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. A panel of accomplished speakers will look at this decision process from many perspectives including the global dynamics driving the change.

HFT® – Welding Enclosures for Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing

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This process commonly uses wire as a material source and follows a predetermined path to create the desired shape. Georgia Gascoyne, CEO for HFT® said: “We have built a large number of different shapes and sizes, mostly to customer specification.

ORNL’s Brian Post Named SME Young Engineer of the Year

Additive Manufacturing

Post was one of 15 engineers 35 and younger from throughout North America recognized for making considerable contributions to manufacturing technologies, operations and processes. Post earned his PhD and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

America Makes Announces Awardees of $8M in Funding for Project Call #3

Additive Manufacturing

The Institute’s third project call, which was released in February 2015, was focused on five technical additive manufacturing topic areas—design, material, process, value chain, and genome—each with subset focus areas. Georgia Institute of Technology- ” A Design Guidance System for AM”.

ASME’s AM3D Conference: Prominent Minds and Industry Leaders Coming Together

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professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Penn State University and the co-director of the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D), to learn more about the upcoming AM3D conference in Boston in an exclusive AMazing® Q&A conversation.

Improving Her Passion with 3D Printing


Now, at age 19, she is pursuing her Mechanical Engineering degree at Georgia Tech, and hopes to use it to improve her monster truck’s capabilities. Ramer is very thankful for her access to 3D printing at Georgia Tech. “I

It’s a Wrap

3D Perspectives

Alexander Jones, a researcher at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, mixed the egg-white protein albumin with glycerol to create a plastic with antibacterial properties. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

Leslie's Blog

Foundations of 3D Printing introduces concepts related to: Print process challenges and considerations. Begin your search by selecting a processing method, material type or manufacturer/supplier and Prospector dynamically generates your results and related material data sheets. Though the current concern in material testing is flammability, the influence of the printing process on print material has greater long-term implications.

How to Make Your SketchUp Files 3D Printable

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At Workbench Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, I and the Shapeways team rolled up our sleeves and got to use (or at least pose with) some impressive power tools. A huge percentage of the creators we spoke to use SketchUp in their design process.

Additive Manufacturing Researcher Xiayun Zhao Joins Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering

Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Zhao’s research focuses on real-time process monitoring, measurement science and control technology for additive manufacturing, as well as on advanced manufacturing (e.g., and PhD in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech.

Additive Manufacturing Helps PTERA UAV Explore Advanced Aerodynamic Technology [THROWBACK]


In 2013, a Georgia based aerospace engineering company, Area-I , set out to reimagine future aircraft using a scaled Boeing 737 unmanned aerial vehicle ( UAV ). PTERA continues to be flown in Georgia testing new airflow dynamics and circulation possibilities.

Ahoy! Captain SOLIDWORKS!

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Harper was on an expedition with Singh to South Georgia Island when the captain of the chartered steel ketch showed him SOLIDWORKS. While swapping sailing yarns with the captain on the South Georgia voyage, I told him that I was getting involved with boat design, and he showed me SOLIDWORKS.

Pitt Engineers Receive $1 Million to Develop Better Quality Control for 3D Printing Turbine Components

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Neu, professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Mechanical Engineering. The quality assurance framework we are developing will immensely reduce the cost of testing and quality control and enhance confidence in adopting the LPBF process to fabricate demanding HGPTCs.”.

Six Key Predictions For Manufacturing In 2015

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By John Zegers, Director, Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing, As the director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing, I consult with manufacturing companies of all shapes and sizes on a wide range of projects.

How Teachers Inspired a Student’s Winning Design for the 2017 ACTE Excellence Award

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Brooks Baro, a fifteen-year-old from Peachtree City, Georgia knows how important teaching is in the delicate fabric of our society. Every decision in this process whether software, material, or design all led back to the idea that teachers touch every life on this planet.

Dentsply Sirona and Carbon® Launch Lucitone Digital Print Denture Workflow and Material System, Taking Digital Dentistry to the Next Level

Additive Manufacturing

It provides significant advancements in terms of material benefits, the laboratory process, and function for the patient. The 3-step Fuse process allows technicians of varying abilities and experience to set and fuse up to 14 denture teeth in less than 12 minutes.

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

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A powerful new 4-D printing technique could one day allow manufacturers to produce electronic devices and their wiring in a single process. “Our prototype printer integrates many features that appear to simplify and expedite the processes used in traditional 3-D printing.

“Cheers” star and manufacturing supporter John…

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“Cheers” star and manufacturing supporter John Ratzenberger donates $1 million to bring shop classes to Georgia schools” By Clare Goldsberry, Plastics Today. That’s about to change for students in Georgia.

How 3D Printing Fuels STEAM Education

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A big part of the fifth grade science standard is how landforms are made through different processes,” says Erickson. But understanding how natural processes take place over long periods of time can be difficult for students to grasp.”.

3D Printed Heart Valves Assist Cardiologists in Planning Patient Specific Replacement Surgeries

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In the July issue of JACC Cardiovascular Imaging , our collaborative team from the Piedmont Heart Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology published a paper titled, Quantitative Prediction of Paravalvular Leak in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Based on Tissue-Mimicking 3D Printing.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Dr. Haijun Gong, an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Ga.), Currently he is conducting research, in partnership with 3DSIM LLC, on the simulation, optimization, and physical phenomena of laser melting processes.

The Week in 3D Printing: One-Handed Switch, Protecting our Printers, a Bioprinting Milestone, and Mobile Marine Machines

Shapeways Blog

Enter a team from Rutgers and Georgia tech , who published the amazing titled peer-reviewed study “See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Feel No Evil, Print No Evil? Which organs the tissues become is determined by the stem cells used in the 3D printing process.

Sustainable urban environments are built on a collaborative approach

3D Perspectives

The city has been on a 20-year journey to adopt a more inclusive, creative and sustainable approach that is built around citizens , rather than bureaucratic processes and inflexible management structures.

Luxexcel Expands to the United States of America

Additive Manufacturing

Lenses produced with the VisionPlatform™ are ISO Focal Power compliant and compatible with today’s industry coatings and customary processes like edging and framing. Alpharetta, Georgia, United States.

Revisiting the Knights of Knowledge

Thornburg Thoughts

This group was founded in antiquity and included Socrates, Phythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, Galileo, Madame Curie, Pablo Picasso, Stravinsky, Georgia OKeefe, Roger Bannister, and numerous others up to modern times. Because the new standards are less focused on specific pieces of information and more focused on processes and the transferability of knowledge between domains of study.

Day 355 - Saturday guest: Fred Hohman and knot fibrations, part 1


Today''s guest poster is Fred Hohman ( fredhohman on Thingiverse), an undergraduate mathematics student at the University of Georgia, student of David Gay as well as my good friend Jason Cantarella. This process is much easier to see in the image below.

The State Of Manufacturing Reshoring Today

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states are seeing job growth due to reshoring efforts, but those with the greatest influx are South Carolina (over 51,000 jobs), Tennessee (over 36,000 jobs), and Georgia (nearly 24,000 jobs). manufacturers grow, generating more job opportunities — and revenue —in the process.

SOUTH-TEC Readies Southeast Manufacturers for Continued Growth

Additive Manufacturing

The upcoming SOUTH-TEC manufacturing event will address trends and issues important to forward-thinking companies in this region as they work to improve their production processes, technologies and capabilities. CHARLOTTE, N.C.,

Alcoa Opens 3D Printing Metal Powder Plant

Additive Manufacturing

Alcoa also has invested in a range of technologies to further develop additive processes, product design and qualification. Using the Ampliforge™ process, Alcoa designs and 3D prints a near complete part, then treats it using a traditional manufacturing process, such as forging.

Alcoa Expands R&D Center to Deepen Additive Manufacturing Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing

60 million expansion to include state-of-the-art additive manufacturing center focused on feedstock materials, processes, product design and qualification. Company unveils Ampliforge™ process, an Alcoa-invented technique combining additive and traditional manufacturing for enhanced properties.

SABIC Features Additive Manufacturing, Glazing and Carriage Interior Capabilities at APTA Expo 2017

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing’s ability to accelerate the design and prototyping process, without the expense of tooling, is one of its key benefits, as is the potential for part consolidation and the development of commercial components.

Day 356 - Sunday guest: Fred Hohman and knot fibrations, part 2


Here is the process in Blender: And here are the prints: This coming year I will work to refine the process of adding holes; I may cut the pages at different angles too.

DIMENSIONEXT: Nanoscale Dev Grant


By allowing the rapid atom-by-atom “direct writing” of materials with controlled shape and topology, the work could lead to a nano-scale version of the 3D printing processes now revising, revitalising and revolutionising the fabrication of structures at the macro scale. Pages.

Oerlikon Expands Additive Manufacturing R&D and Production Capacity in the US

Additive Manufacturing

As part of Oerlikon’s strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group has identified additional growth areas such as additive manufacturing, which leverages its strong materials heritage, service reputation, access to markets, applications across industries and core competence in intelligently engineering and processing advanced materials and surface technologies.

Why it’s now cheaper to produce some goods in the South…

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Before World War II, red-brick textile mills that processed cotton and wove it into cloth were all over the southern United States, dotting the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama. “Why it’s now cheaper to produce some goods in the South than in China” By Ana Swanson, Washington Post. But in the last 50 years, automation, free trade agreements and competition from countries like China whittled down the historic industry until it was almost gone.

Reshoring: It???s not a myth (but it needs your help)

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suppliers can speed up every phase of a manufacturing operation. “A complete analysis should consider the timely delivery of supplies and materials, quality issues, and the process of addressing any defects,” adds Gruenes. ” Part of this process is asking the importing company to consider  producing or sourcing locally. According to Atlanta Business Chronicle , for every four skilled workers retiring, Georgia is producing only one replacement.”

Are You Ready for an All-Plastic Automotive Engine?

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So, I did, and used it as a basis to continue, over these years, to develop materials and processes for making engines.”. But today, you orientate fibers differently, you change the molding process. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Disruptive Technologies Are Changing Automakers’ Needs…

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billion to the construction of a new EV battery manufacturing plant in Georgia, an investment that could create more than 2,000 jobs. In our NPD area, we dedicate resources on the engineering side, on the product and process development side, and on the tooling side,” Beller said. “It’s

Technology Could Fuel a ‘Made in the U.S.A.’ Renaissance

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” Reddy says his company’s technology, which was developed at Georgia Tech and commercialized last year, can help in the production of “anything that has a thread in it,” including clothing, sleeping bags, flags and rugs. You have a new manufacturing hybrid, which is characterized by a much higher degree of technology on everything from making products to the process by which one runs a factory to the distribution of the product,” Jasinowski says. “It