University of Kentucky’s $5 3D printed heart models aids physicians and patients

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Michael Winkler, associate professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Medicine, is 3D printing custom heart models to aid physicians and their patients. “Fitting patients with new heart valves or stents is challenging because everyone’s anatomy is slightly different in size and shape,” explained Professor Winkler.

Eastern Kentucky University Thesis: 3D Printing for Adaptive Devices in Occupational Therapy

Willett has submitted a thesis to the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University, exploring the potential for 3D printers as a tool. Amber K.

MakerMobile Lets Kentucky and Indiana Residents 3D Print and More

3D Printers 3D Printing Indiana Kentucky Louisville makerfaire MakerMobile mobile 3d printing Southern Indiana techshop Type A Machines Series 1 3D Printer VelocityIf you’re an avid maker or even just a budding genius with a head filled with great ideas but you don’t have access to the tools required to materialize those ideas, then there’s hope.... ... View the entire article via our website.

Middle School Robotics Team Uses 3D Printing to Help Restore Kentucky's Bat Population

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software Education 3 Space 3D printed bat house 3D printed student projects 3d printed voronoi 3d printing education 3D printing to help endangered animals animals AutoDesk Fusion 360 bats downloadable designs FIRST Lego League Fusion 360 grabcad Kentucky Louisville robotics competition thingiverse voronoiHave you ever found an animal utterly fascinating, while also being slightly creeped out by it?

Kentucky’s Somerset Community College 3D Prints in Metal on Modified FDM 3D Printers that Cost $600 Each

While 3D printing, 4D printing, bioprinting, and additive manufacturing processes abound in the US and around the globe, some programs are not previously as well-known but are also real. View the entire article via our website.

After-School STEM Enrichment Company Zaniac to Open First Kentucky Franchise

3D Design 3D Printing Business Science & Technology 3d design education 3d education 3d printing education 3D printing program Dhaval and Kinjal Patel educational programs Kentucky Louisville Paul Zane Pilzer STEM education Zaniac Zaniac campusIn order to ensure the longevity and continuing emergence of 3D printing technology, it’s critical that our brightest young minds have access to high quality educational tools pertaining to it. View the entire article via our website.

3D scanning technology safeguards a school in Kentucky

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EagleView Technologies measurement company, based in Bothell, WA, are using 3D scanning technology to create digital maps of the inside of buildings. These maps will help. 3D Scanners 3D models 3D Scanning architecture buildings Critical 350 EagleView Technologies emergency services FARO® Internet of Things IoT point clouds ScanLAB Projects Todd Long

Using 3D Printing to Make Monster Mascots

3D Design 3D Printing Business cincinnati Kentucky kickstarter local made in the USA mascot mold making monster mascots production UK Wildcat University of Kentucky Natalie Mathis and Quincy Robinson started their Kickstarter campaign this week to seek funding for their entrepreneurial innovation: 3D printing plus local flavor. One of the aspects of 3D printing that has been heralded... View the entire article via our website.

Recognized For Powder Metallurgy Technology, Veloxint Acquires 68,000-Square-Foot Manufacturing Facility in Kentucky-Based Opportunity Zone

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Veloxint followed with an announcement in June that it had bought a 68,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Eastern Kentucky that is expected to create 150 local jobs at full-scale production. Treasury-approved Opportunity Zone, designated by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. We continue to advance efforts that will make Eastern Kentucky part of the most renowned advanced manufacturing corridor in the world.

3D Printing Company GorillaMaker Finds Success By Manufacturing in the US

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printing company 3d printing education 3d printing jobs American 3D printers Glenn Warner GM3D500 GorillaMaker Kentucky made in the USA Northern Kentucky united statesRecently, when MakerBot decided to shut down their Brooklyn-based manufacturing facility and move their production overseas, it left me wondering whether the United States was a feasible place to run. View the entire article via our website.

The Business of Making Things: FirstBuild™ Microfactory Opens in Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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FirstBuild™ designs, builds and sells home appliances using an online co-creation community and micromanufacturing model to accelerate new product introductions. This new model enables faster development, testing, customization and small-batch production. LOUISVILLE, Ky.

College Student Designs and 3D Prints Amazing Fractal on a Form 1+ 3D Printer

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed fractal 3d printers classroom 3d printing in school centre college college form 1 formlabs fractals Kentucky Over the course of the past year we have seen many 3D printer manufacturers pushing hard to integrate 3D printing into a classroom environment. There are those unfamiliar with the technology who don’t see... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

Featured Stories 3d printed automotive applications 3d printed car parts 3D printed race car components 3D printed spare parts 3d printed tools advanced manufacturing automotive 3D printing Dubai 3D Printing Strategy ford ford 3d printing ford motor company Fortus 380mc Immensa Technology Labs Kentucky porsche Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) Stratasys Fortus 380 mc toyota UAE 3d printing

The World’s First 3D Printed NCAA College Tournament Bracket is Created for March Madness

3D Design 3D Printing 2015 tournament bracket 3d printed bracket college basketball college basketball bracket college basketball tournament final four final four bracket kentucky basketball march madness ncaa basketball bracket ncaa bracket ncaa tournament ncaa tournament bracket realize inc It’s that time of year again folks!

CRP USA’s Windform Materials Let Them Re-imagine Additive Manufacturing

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing aerospace parts CubeSat KySat-2 Energica Superbike Livrea Yacht Italia Morehead University polyamide University of Kentucky windform Windform XT WindformXT polyamide 3d printing materialAdditive manufacturing and proprietary Windform materials were used to build a number of parts of the Cubesat KySat-2 which was launched into orbit as part of a NASA mission out of Wallops Flight Facility....

UL at UofL: AMCC Opens In Louisville

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d systems AMCC concept laser eos Kentucky SLM ul UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center underwriters laboratories university of louisvilleA couple of weeks ago I was cruising my LinkedIn feed and noticed a post from Matthew Pasha. He’s the Marketing Manager for Digital Manufacturing Technologies at Underwriters Laboratories (UL). View the entire article via our website.

CAD Jobs: Mechanical Engineer in Cynthiana, KY


Our friends at EZ Pack in Cynthiana, Kentucky are looking for a mechanical engineer, and they''ve asked us to spread the word. CAD Jobs Kentucky Kentucky Jobs mechanical engineer Are you their engineer? Check out the job description below, and then contact Larry Horning using the information provided. Responsibilities - Provide engineered solutions for new products and modifications to existing products.

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry. View the entire article via our website.

SCC successful in 3D printing and welding stainless steel parts using desktop machines

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Kentucky, USA’s Somerset Community College (SCC) has been successful in 3D printing numerous 316L stainless steel metal parts using modified budget desktop 3D printers.

Stranger in a Strange Land – Epilogue

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Software Review Cincinnati Kentucky SolidEdge SolidWorks Where this was my first user convention that had nothing to do with SolidWorks, I was unsure of what to expect. Would it be as big as SWW? Would it be as fun? Would I end up with foot-in-mouth disease? The answers came slowly. SolidEdge University is a small affair, with about 250 attendees mostly […]. The post Stranger in a Strange Land – Epilogue appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed.

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Mazak’s VC-500AM 3D Metal Printer


Mazak is a Kentucky-based company. The Mazak VC-500AM 3D metal hybrid CNC printer. Read the whole entry. » » printer

GE and ASLS combine technologies to create integrated 3D bioprinter and confocal scanner

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Advanced Solutions Life Sciences (ASLS), a Kentucky-based biotechnology firm, are collaborating to build an integrated 3D bioprinter by combining their respective technologies.

3D bioprinting will enter Australian Securities Exchange with Koligo Therapeutics

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Kentucky-based 3D bioprinting company Koligo Therapeutics (ASX:KOL) is due to list on the Australian Securities Exchange at the end of March through an Initial Public Offering (IPO).

Toyota bets on sprawling Kentucky plant with $1.3 billion…

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“Toyota bets on sprawling Kentucky plant with $1.3 million-square-foot Kentucky plant, which is Toyota’s largest factory in the world, was never in doubt. This is the largest investment in our plant’s history and it speaks directly to the quality of our people and our products, as well as the partnerships we’ve forged in the local community and across the state,” Toyota Kentucky president Wil James said in a statement.

SCC Receives Another Grant From NSF: Developing Mobile 3D Printing Platform for Training

The Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE) at Somerset Community College (SCC) in Kentucky has received the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) grant. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing autodesk Education in 3D printing Somerset Community College Tennessee Technological University The Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

Xometry acquires MakeTime, raises $25 million in funding round

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Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing platform based in Maryland, has acquired fellow manufacturing platform based in Kentucky, MakeTime. Xometry has also announced a new funding round of $25 million. With plans to establish what is said to be the industry’s largest distributed on-demand manufacturing networking platform, this new merger, which will operate under the Xometry brand name, […].

Plus-Mfg’s +1000k Multi Material Metal 3D Printer Shows Its Power

It’s been close to six months since we initially covered the Covington, Kentucky-based company Plus-Mfg and their unique take on metal 3D printing. Whereas other companies use lasers to sinter or melt metal powders... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing +1000k +mfg +mfg llc cheap 3d printer copper 3d priter metal 3d printer plus mfg weld 3d print

SCC recieves grant from NSF to develop Mobile Additive Manufacturing Platform

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Somerset Community College‘s (SCC) Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE) in Kentucky has received a second National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) grant award for its Mobile Additive Manufacturing Platform (Mobile AMP).

3DPI.TV – 3D Printed Organ Evolution Continues

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And the new BioAssemblyBot, launched by Kentucky-based Advanced Solutions on August 1st, intends to do just that, by 3D printing a functioning human heart. By 3DPI.TV. Consumer 3D printing and bioprinting are growing at an incredible rate in terms of innovation and enthusiasm. Although fully functional and complex 3D printed organs may realistically be as far away as two or more decades, technological evolution is moving so fast that even that paradigm may be questioned.

Things To Do Before or After 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 in Nashville

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Nashville, Tennessee is nicknamed Music City, USA. A lot of great music has come from Nashville for well over a Century. As such, visiting Nashville practically requires you to see and experience at least some of this music history for yourself. That’s not all you’ll find in Nashville, however.

3D Printed Spoon Gives Visually Impaired Child New Handle on Independence

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When 4 year old Anthony of Shelbyville, Kentucky lost his vision after an operation to remove a brain tumor, Wayne Whitworth, a family friend and former United States marine, offered a solution to help the little boy regain his independence.

SOLIDWORKS at the SCCA Run-offs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Day 2

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Our neighbors on one side of us are from Kentucky. In fact, the team from Kentucky lent us their engine hoist so we could change the damaged engine. We continue our series on SOLIDWORKS at the SCCA Run-offs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, Improving Home Appliance Design with Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing

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The FirstBuild Microfactory in Louisville, Kentucky, will house the project’s 3D printers, alongside traditional manufacturing tools such as woodworking, welding, and others.

3D printed heart saves baby’s life as medical technology leaps ahead

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Just the other day, Kentucky surgeon Erle Austin also credited 3D printing with improving the odds of succeeding in the most difficult surgeries, reports Wired. “I’m Surgeons used a 3D printed model of the infant’s unusual heart to prepare for life-saving surgery. Surgeons at a New York hospital have credited 3D printing with helping to save the life of a 2-week-old baby who required complicated heart surgery.

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Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014

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The fastest growing manufacturing metros stretch across multiple states – California, Illinois, Michigan, Alabama, Texas, Kentucky, and New Jersey. By

Biometric banking

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Financial institutions have tight enough security that breaking in involves a significant investment of time and money, and encryption can further tighten safety , says Darci Guriel, professor of computer information technology at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

From 1st Gen Cube to ProJet3500 HDMax, 3D Systems Made it all Possible!

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He went on to go back to school and was recruited with a basketball scholarship to the University of Kentucky. Yesterday, The YouthQuest Foundation received a vital piece of equipment. It was a 3000VA UPS that will help us power up our latest acquisition. And, that acquisition is a donated ProJet 3500 HDMax multi-jet printer that we plan to be used to support our mission of changing the trajectory of the lives of at-risk young people.

Stratasys and SME Help Students Prepare for STEM Careers at Skills USA

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The 52 nd annual SkillsUSA 2016 National Leadership and Skills Conference was held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, where over 6,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) students competed in hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests.

SEDS@UCSD Pushes the Limits of Additive Manufacturing

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From countdown to ignition to fiery thrust, the sequence was thrilling, suspenseful, and a mad adrenaline rush; not like a Happy New Years backward countdown moment but a fire breathing hang on to your crazy Kentucky Derby hat moment. Editorial. 3…2…1…Test-fire!

Stratasys and SME Give Students Hands-On 3D Printing Experience, Helping Them Prepare for STEM-Related Careers

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The 51 st annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference , held in Louisville, Kentucky, added a new and exciting competition to its lineup this year.

GE Appliances Unveils $100-plus Million Washer Investment…

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“GE Appliances Unveils $100-plus Million Washer Investment at Kentucky Laundry Plant” By Design-2-Part Magazine. GE is investing $100-plus million in a new top-load washer design and expanded manufacturing capability at its laundry plant in Louisville, Kentucky. LOUISVILLE, Ky.––GE This marks the largest laundry launch for GE in 20 years and is another example of the company’s continued commitment to U.S. manufacturing, according to a press release from GE.

SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Contest Winners Design Device to Assist Veteran with His Favorite Pastime

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today announced the winners of this year’s additive manufacturing student competition held at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. (SOUTHFIELD, Mich., and MINNEAPOLIS, July 12, 2018) — SME and Stratasys Ltd.

Research Heralds 3D-Printed Organs and even Hearts

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Williams, director of the bioficial organs program at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Written by Catherine Bolgar. Few would have guessed the trajectory from 1970s inkjet printers to 3D printed organs consisting of human cells, yet, that’s where we’re headed.