Michigan Tech Researchers Recycle Wood Furniture Waste into Composite 3D Printing Material


From artwork, instruments, and boats to gear shift knobs, cell phone accessories, and even 3D printers, wood has been used often as a 3D printing material. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing in wood composite materials filament recycling gigabot Joshua Pearce Michigan michigan tech michigan technological university open source 3d printer re:3D recyclebot reprap 3d printer research paper study

Oerlikon: Swiss Company Announces Advanced Materials Facility in Michigan


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Michigan Tech Researchers Publish Paper on New Recyclebot 3D Printer


If you’re familiar with 3D printing, solar power, and open source research, then you’ve probably heard of Dr. Joshua Pearce, Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, View the entire article via our website.

Michigan Tech’s Joshua Pearce launches free open-source 3D printing course

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One of the most popular open-source 3D printing courses, taught by Dr. Joshua Pearce at the Michigan Technological University is now available online for free. Dr. Pearce, an open-source champion and professor of Materials Science & Engineering and the Electrical & Computer Engineering at Michigan Tech is the author of Open-Source Lab: How to Build […].

Michigan Tech study asks how flexible 3D printing can save costs at home

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Casio watch straps, ice cube trays, car parts and phone cases are among the items 3D printed in the latest study by Michigan Tech researchers Aubrey Woern and Professor Joshua Pearce. Research Aubrey Woern desktop 3D printers desktop 3D printing FDM FlexyStruder Joshua Pearce Lulzbot Lulzbot mini Materials Michigan Tech Michigan Technological University NinjaFlex Professor Joshua Pearce

University of Michigan Provides Updates on Algorithm to Speed Up 3D Printing


You might remember reading an article recently about an algorithm developed at the University of Michigan’s Smart and Sustainable Automation Lab (S2A) that would allow desktop 3D printers to. View the entire article via our website.

Michigan Tech and America Makes Release Free Open Source 3D Printing Software


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Michigan Tech Students Give Biodegradable Plastic a Boost with Their Company, Superior Filament


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Michigan Tech Wins $25,000 from Ford for Recycled Filaments

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Michigan Tech University continues their innovative success with 3D printing technology yet again, as their student organization, the Open Source Hardware Enterprise, has earned a $25,000 grant from the Ford College Community Challenge to further their development with recyclable filaments.

CAD Jobs: Design Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan


as well as part features such as shapes, tolerances, and material selection. This includes, but is not limited to, final and "in process" part inspection prints, tooling prints, gauging prints / plans, "Bill of Materials" (BOMs), and process flows. CAD Jobs Michigan michigan jobs One of our customers - NSS Technologies in Plymouth, MI - is looking for a new design engineer. Could you be their ideal candidate?

SME’s RAPID + TCT Returns Home to Detroit, Michigan

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This year’s RAPID + TCT promises to uphold its rich tradition with over 150 experts that will speak on topics including additive manufacturing applications, materials, design considerations, research, final part production and post processing. Detroit, Michigan USA.

Oerlikon to Build Advanced Materials Manufacturing Facility in Michigan, USA

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Additive manufacturing materials. This investment is another key step in Oerlikon’s strategy to become a powerhouse in surface solutions and advanced materials, and will serve to accelerate the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

Oerlikon Announces Groundbreaking for Advanced Materials Manufacturing Facility in Michigan, USA

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Plymouth Township, Michigan, USA – March 3, 2017 – Oerlikon held yesterday a groundbreaking ceremony for its greenfield manufacturing facility in Plymouth Township, Michigan, USA. Oerlikon expects the demand for advanced materials to increase in the coming years.

Michigan Tech Explores Nerve Tissue 3D Printing with Low-Cost BioBots Printer

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Targeting universities and hospitals, first up is the ever adventurous Michigan Technological University. 2015 is all about materials and acquisitions, this is my mantra.… 3D Printers 3D Printing Bioprinting Education Materials Medical & Dental News Research

Michigan Molder Cuts Time, Not Corners

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The company provides quick-turn injection molding, CNC machining, and rapid prototyping at its 34,000-square-foot facility in Clinton Township, Michigan. By Mark Langlois, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Shots Fired: The 3D Printing Materials IP War Has Begun as Joshua Pearce Releases Algorithm for Obviousness


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This Week in Science: A Look at Three 3D Printing Material Studies


3D printing is both an art and a science, and science is what we’re looking at today – particularly materials science. Featured Stories 3d printer filament annealing 3d prints Essentium Materials Joshua Pearce michigan technological university recyclebot recycled 3d printer filament recycled filament recycled plastic sous vide strengthening 3D prints Texas A&M University Texas Tech University

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Is Flexible 3D Printer Filament Worth the Investment?


ABS and PLA are the two filaments that come most readily to mind when thinking of commonly used 3D printing materials, but there are plenty of others even in just the desktop 3D printing market. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d printing study flexible 3d printer filament flexible 3d printing filament flexible filament Joshua Pearce lulzbot lulzbot mini michigan tech michigan technological university ninjaflex recyclebot TPE

Researchers Solve Major Issue Surrounding Metal 3D Printing With Reusable Substrates


3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing metal 3d printing research 3D printing substrates Joshua Pearce metal 3d printing michigan tech Michigan Tech Open Sustainability Technology LabNot too long ago, metal 3D printing was rather rare. It wasn’t long though before all interested parties had their interests piqued, wondering about the possibilities. As the technology entered major industrial processes at... View the entire article via our website.

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How 3D printing is helping arthritis patients

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Researchers from Michigan Technological University (MTU) and Finland’s Aalto University, have created 3D printed adaptive aids to support people suffering from arthritis. Pearce Michigan Technological University Nicole Gallup

How Cost Effective are 3D Printed Adaptive Aids for Arthritis Patients?


3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed arthritis tools arthritis arthritis assist assistive technologies delta-style printer desktop 3d printing distributed manufacturing Joshua Pearce michigan technological university myminifactory open source PLA 3D printing material RepRap 3d printers research paperMillions of people are affected by arthritis, a chronic condition consisting of physical disability and joint pain that can negatively affect the patient’s life.

Researchers use industrial wood-waste to make FDM/FFF wood filament

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Scientists at the Michigan Technology University, Houghton have successfully made 3D printable wood filament from furniture wood-waste. Materials Adam M. Pringle Joshua Pearce Mark Rudnicki Michigan Technology University open source Wood Furniture Waste-Based Recycled 3-D Printing FilamentThe success was published in a research paper co-authored by the open-source champion Joshua Pearce.

M. Holland signs 3D printing materials agreement with 3DXTECH

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distributor of thermoplastic resins, has signed a distribution agreement with 3DXTECH, a 3D printing materials manufacturer based in Michigan. Materials 3DXTech Haleyanne Freedman M. Holland Company, a U.S. The deal will expand M. Holland’s distribution inventory and widen its customer base. Haleyanne Freedman, M. Holland’s Global 3D Printing Engineering Specialist, said, “At M. Holland, our mission is to give […]. Holland Company matt Howlett

Alcoa Invests in Aerospace Technology in Michigan to Capture Demand for Bestselling Jet Engine Parts

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Alcoa investing $22 million in Michigan for latest Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) technology, which strengthens the metallic structure of titanium, nickel and 3D-printed jet engine parts. Will Increase Capacity to Make Larger, High-Quality Titanium, Nickel and 3D-Printed Components.

Make your own filament with this 3D Printable Pelletizer from MTU

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Pearce, of the Materials Science and Engineering department at Michigan Technological University (also a regular on these pages) and Aubrey L. Pearce Michigan Technological University RepRapable recyclebotProfessor Joshua M. Woern, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student have created a 3D Printable Polymer Pelletizer Chopper for cost-effective additive manufacturing. This new invention chops filament into pellets to be used within a fused granular […].

Eaton Opens Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Southfield, Michigan, USA

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Additive manufacturing opens up opportunities to combine novel materials, designs and process innovations at a much faster pace than utilizing traditional manufacturing technologies,” said Ramanath Ramakrishnan, executive vice president and chief technology officer, Eaton. “It By Eaton.

3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2019


Welcome to the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs in 2019! We took a brief hiatus at the beginning of the new year, and now we’re back, bringing you the latest business, medical, and. View the entire article via our website.

ExOne Adds New Stainless Steel Alloy to Metal 3D Printing Material Offerings


2017 has been a year of expansion for ExOne, particularly in the US, as the company announced its plans to expand its Michigan and Texas production service centers at the beginning of the year. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 17-4PH stainless steel exone stainless steel stainless steel 3d printing

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Keysforge: Easy, Automatic Production of 3D Printed Copies of High-Security Keys


3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed keys 3d printed lock security systems github keys Keysforge lockpicking research security University of MichiganWhile retinal and other biometric scanners are coming into play for some high-security applications, there’s still some ways to go before those are reliable enough for more common use–and so most secured areas rely... View the entire article via our website.

ACEO Expands to United States with New Silicone 3D Printing Lab in Ann Arbor


WACKER, a global materials and technology manufacturer based in Munich, announced in 2016 that it had developed the first-ever industrial 3D printer for silicone materials. 3D Printing Business 3d printing lab ACEO ACEO Campus Michigan silicone 3d printing WACKERAround the same time, the. View the entire article via our website.

ORNL, University of Toledo to Collaborate on Advanced Materials, Manufacturing Research for Vehicle Applications

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Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The University of Toledo have entered into a memorandum of understanding for collaborative research into the advanced design and manufacturing of high-strength, intelligent, lightweight materials for use by the automotive sector.

Studying How Disease Metastasizes Using a Lifelike Cancer Environment Created with 3D Jet Writing


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Electric Eel Inspires 3D Bioprinting Research That Could Lead to Soft, Biocompatible Power Sources


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Organic Vapor Jet Printing Produces Nanolobes – May Lead to 3D Printed Pills


3D Printing Health 3D Printing crystal healthcare materials science Max Shtein medicine nano nanolobe nanotech nanotechnology organic vapor jet printing University of Michigan It seems as if everything in science these days is having the prefix ‘nano’ applied to it. Partly this is because the nano is an aspect of the world to which humans have had... View the entire article via our website.

EOS Acts as World Leader in Additive Manufacturing & Quality Assurance Practices


3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed gripper 3D printed tracheal splint 3D printing quality assurance additive manufacturing systems Anubis 3D eos evonik germany metal 3d printing QA practices in 3D printing University of MichiganIn a marketplace suddenly ripe with 3D technology of nearly every sort you can imagine, we hear of 3D printers that are lightning fast, offering a host of features we hadn’t even considered last. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — March 21, 2015


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3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017


We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series, and then. View the entire article via our website.