Advanced 3D printed fruit simulator could hold key to food security

3D Printing Industry

While many stories about 3D printing food raise a smile, a fruit simulator may have important applications. Research apples artificial apple Bart Nicolai cold chain fruit Giuseppino Fortunato Materialise Paul Cronje Pieter Verboven produce selective laser sintering sensors Shelley Kemp SLS Stefan Hartmann Thijs Defraeye Wentao Wu Kevin Prawiranto

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Link3D launches True Shape Nesting build simulation upgrade at Rapid + TCT

3D Printing Industry

This feature enables Multi Jet Fusion and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technologies to find an optimal nesting strategy based on the shape of the 3D model. Link3D, a New York-based additive manufacturing workflow software company, has launched a new enhancement to its suite, True Shape Nesting, at RAPID + TCT. As such, manufacturers can utilize […]. 3D Software LINK3D RAPID + TCT 2019 Shane Fox Vishal Singh

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3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

3DPrint.com

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing. View the entire article via our website.

CRP Group and Krone Golf Combine Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Techniques to Create the World’s Most Advanced Golf Driver

Additive Manufacturing

The KD-1 body structure has been manufactured by CRP Technology’s 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing department utilizing Laser Sintering and the innovative Windform SP Additive Manufacturing material. Technology: Selective Laser Sintering.

EOS – Simulation Advances Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

EOS and Additive Works present Amphyon software for simulation aided additive manufacturing / decreased development costs and increased part quality. The company’s focus their cooperation on the simulation based pre-processing software Amphyon: A solution which simulates the AM building process before it actually takes place, highlighting and optimizing possible problematic areas of the part to be built.

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Intermountain 3D Broadens Manufacturing Capabilities with New 3D Systems SLS 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

a Boise, Idaho-based service bureau – has grown its service offering and business thanks to the inclusion of new Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing capabilities from 3D Systems. Increased capabilities have driven Intermountain 3D’s revenue 120% higher YTD.

CRP Technology Launches Windform® RL: “Dare to be Flexible”

Additive Manufacturing

Windform® RL is the material for simulating cast urethane, thermoplastic elastomer, rubber, and silicone parts along with complex production, F3 prototypes (prototypes to test form, fit, and function).

Atlas 3D’s Sunata™ Software Turns Designs Into Successful Builds…Every Time!

Additive Manufacturing

Other simulation and orientation programs force users to “guess” at the optimal orientation and support structures and then simulate the print process for a proposed solution.

EOS Exhibits the Future of Additive Manufacturing at formnext 2016

Additive Manufacturing

In combination with the new, high-productivity four-laser system EOS M 400-4 for manufacturing metal parts on an industrial scale, EOS will present its Shared-Modules concept for the first time at formnext 2016. Industrial 3D printing – an integral part of tomorrow’s production world.

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FESTO BionicANTs-Cooperative Behaviour Based on a Natural Model

Additive Manufacturing

For the first time, laser-sintered components are subsequently embellished with visible conductor structures in the so-called 3D MID process. Unique combination: 3D MID technology on laser-sintered shaped parts (Photo courtesy of ©Festo AG & Co. By Festo.

Turner MedTech’s Filament To Put SLS Quality On Your Desktop?

3D Printing Industry

The feedstock is targeted to recast additive manufacturing of higher density components for metal simulation. By Shane Taylor.

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Top 3 Considerations Before Prototyping

Stratasys

For functional prototypes, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and Laser Sintering (LS) build strong, durable parts with engineering-grade thermoplastics. Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) is also available for metal prototypes.

Formlabs at SWW18: New Engineering Materials, SLS 3D Printing, and the Future of Production

The Solidworks Blog

Formlabs kicked off the new year with the introduction of two new engineering resins, Grey Pro and Rigid , and this year will bring the Fuse 1 selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer into the world.

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

Leslie's Blog

Said Andy Snow, Regional Director of EOS North America, Laser sintering with metals is achieving some unique results, such as annealing, because of how long a material is sitting in the AM process. EOS StainlessSteel 316L is for the EOSINT M 280 metal laser-sintering system.

Additive Manufacturing – from trial and error to a true revolution

Leslie's Blog

Simulation tools that would allow us to get the parts “first-time right” are very much a prerequisite for AM to really take off. According to a December, 2014 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report: – Metal parts made from aluminum alloys was ~$3 per part for traditional manufacturing and ~$29 per part for additive manufacturing using selective laser sintering – a 10X cost increase. Guest blog by Dominic Gallello, CEO of MSC Software.

The Intersection of Style and Software: Meet Anouk Wipprecht’s 3D-Printed Spider Dress

Materialise

The Spider Dress simulates a spider’s territorial instincts by using robotic arms that react according to data it picks up from motion and respiration sensors. Wilck and fully 3D printed using laser sintering , is both unique and wearable.

Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering – On Board with New Metallic Alloy Compositions for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

Does microalloying with post processing optimization represent the best option in terms of cost toward developing new steel prototypes with improved processability, part quality and performance for use in direct metal laser sintering?

3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses

i.materialise

This bad-ass 3D printed dress simulates the territorial instincts of a spider by using robotic arms that react according to data they pick up from motion and respiration sensors. 3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces.

A 3D Printed Dress That Uses Robotic Arms To Defend Itself: Anouk Wipprecht’s Spider Dress

i.materialise

The Spider Dress simulates a spider’s territorial instincts by using robotic arms that react according to data it picks up from motion and respiration sensors. Wilck and fully 3D printed using laser sintering , is both unique and wearable.

How It All Started: Mobelife

Materialise

After a two-anda-half year research and development stage, we started offering laser-sintered guides and 3D-printed titanium implants. In October 2008 at 27-years-old, I was just finishing my PhD in biomedical engineering at KU Leuven and was looking for my next step.

SME RAPID 2015-Day 3 Highlights and Notables

Additive Manufacturing

Concept Laser is showcasing the company’s M2 cusing Multilaser Metal Additive Manufacturing System. The M2 is equipped with a single and multi laser system. The Multilaser option utilizes two 400 W lasers. FARO® HD laser scanner (Photo source: AMazing).

Formlabs at SWW18: New Engineering Materials, SLS 3D Printing, and the Future of Production

The Solidworks Blog

Formlabs kicked off the new year with the introduction of two new engineering resins, Grey Pro and Rigid , and this year will bring the Fuse 1 selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer into the world.

Going to the Lower Depths to Explore Materialise’s Anatomical Lab

Materialise

Once the guides are designed, she has them laser sintered out on special 3D printers designated for medical manufacturing. Once the “surgery” is over, she rescans the bone to see how accurate the simulation was to the virtual model and Hannelore writes a report for her project team.

Taking Your Product to the Finishing Line

Stratasys

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing developed a prototype using Laser Sintering (LS) technology with Aluminum Filled Nylon 12 to emulate the billet forged Aluminum used in the final product. Additive manufacturing can make materials come to life in a single print.

3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses

i.materialise

This bad-ass 3D printed dress simulates the territorial instincts of a spider by using robotic arms that react according to data they pick up from motion and respiration sensors. 3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces.

Shoes, Perfectly Balanced

Design 2 Part News

Currently, the laser-sintered batch sizes produce around four unique plate pairs and take five to six hours to manufacture. “By Conley has run personal records (PRs) in both the 3000m (8:44.11) and 5000m (15:08.61) wearing her laser-sintered spike plates.

Find the Right Technology for Your Application

Stratasys

Laser Sintering (LS). Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS). There’s more than one way to build an idea.

3D Systems: Changing the Game in Healthcare

3D Printing Review

Additive manufacturing of implantable metals emerged in the mid-2000s, made possible by both electron beam-based and laser-based technologies. Virtual surgical planning and surgical simulators help make surgery safer and more effective.

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ITAMCO Receives Grant from Department of Defense / Small Business Innovation Research Program

Additive Manufacturing

The breakdown of responsibilities for each team member is as follows: ITAMCO (project leader): Concept design, prototype fabrication with their EOS M290 Direct Metal Laser Sintering 3D printer, manufacturing process development. Plymouth, Indiana. June 12, 2018.

It’s here: HP Inc. shows off its first 3D printer

Leslie's Blog

The speed is based on internal testing and simulation. HP tested its printer against extrusion and selective laser sintering (SLS) printers ranging in price from $100,000 to $300,000. One agent absorbs the heat needed to sinter the plastic powder.

The New Frontier in Generative Orthotics: 3D Printing and Windform Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Using CRP Technology’s laser sintering materials and additive technology, it is now possible to create high performance bespoke orthoses.

What is SLA and Why USE it? ProJET 6000

3D Rapid Pro

A stereolithography apparatus uses a computer controlled laser to cure a liquid photo-curable resin, layer by layer, to create a 3D part. Stereolithography is very similar to the SLS  (Selective Laser Sintering) prototyping process. You may select from a range of urethane materials with properties that simulate the thermoplastic materials often used in production. STEREOLITHOGRAPHY (SLA) What is Stereolithography?

University of Pittsburgh and ANSYS Develop New Computing Tools to Push the Boundaries of Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Printing metal is particularly challenging because it involves the use of a laser. While the laser optimizes the density of the metal for the particular application, it can also melt the metal in unexpected ways, causing the product to fail. By Pitt | Swanson Engineering.

Hanover Fair 2016: EOS Is Part of the Innovative “Emotional Engineering in Lightweight Design” Stand

Additive Manufacturing

hme Ulm GmbH (Simulation-supported product development). The company, founded in 1989, is a pioneer and global leader in the area of direct metal laser sintering, and also a provider of a leading polymer technology.

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Materialise Empowers SCHUNK eGrip, an Ordering Platform for 3D Printed Grippers

Additive Manufacturing

SCHUNK eGrip integrates with Materialise’s additive manufacturing automation and control software Streamics and places orders automatically in its certified production for laser sintered polyamide.

Is it Time to Think Differently about 3D Printing?

Design 2 Part News

An example of a metal production (end-use) part is this heat exchanger, created by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s use of Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS). A metal part created via Laser Sintering. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine. The ‘Wow!’

New Innovation Wave at Airbus Group Site in Munich

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Layer Manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, can be used to manufacture components with highly complex geometries that are built up layer by layer from metallic powder heated with a laser. Published by Airbus Group. Launch of an Aerospace Factory for 3D printing.