IDS Releasing Aerosol-Based Desktop Electronics 3D Printer at NextFlex Innovation Day

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d electronics printer 3d electronics printing 3d printing electronics aerosol jet 3d printing desktop 3D printer IDS Integrated Deposition Solutions NanoJet new mexico NextFlexComing up on August 8th, the NextFlex consortium will be holding an Innovation Day at its San Jose, California headquarters. The invitation-only workshop (request an invite here) celebrates the. View the entire article via our website.

Aerosol Jet Printing used to produce low-cost graphene food toxin sensor

3D Printing Industry

Researchers based in the USA have used Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology from New Mexico-based 3D printer manufacturers Optomec to develop a graphene-based electrochemical sensor for testing food. Research 2D Materials Aerosol Jet Printing AJ200 AJP AJP Carmen Gomes Graphene IDE interdigitated electrode IOP Iowa State University Jonathan Claussen Kshama Parate Mark Hersam Northwestern University optomec

Sandia National Laboratories at the Forefront of Material Science Evaluation for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

The new system called “ Alinstante ”, Spanish for “in an instant”, is a result of a Sandia Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) funded project. The goal of Alinstante is to speed up the testing of 3D-printed parts and materials science research.

U.S. Senator Udall Advances Funding for Construction at NM Military Bases, NM Veterans

Additive Manufacturing

Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate Appropriations Committee to approve legislation to fund important military construction projects and veterans’ care in New Mexico and across the country. VA programs and funding for New Mexico and nationally: The bill provides $74.9

SolidWorks World 2015

Axis CAD Solutions

The new year is upon us and for some that means SolidWorks World is right around the corner. This session is meant to expose the new PhotoView user to the tools available inside the software. Ron is filling the role of material presenter and I’m the participant helper.

Space Exploration: How Advances in CAD are out of this World

The Solidworks Blog

Its ability to replicate realistically the qualities of material without the need for lengthy calculations are a boon to the clock-conscious engineer, seeking to claw back a few hours.

NASA’s Dr. Jess Waller Receives ASTM/SES Painter Award for Work on Nondestructive Testing Standards

Additive Manufacturing

polymer scientist at the NASA Johnson Space Center White Sands Testing Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 30, 2015— ASTM International and SES – the Society for Standards Professionals have presented the 2015 Robert J.

NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Specific NASA applications of the research include the design and manufacturing of high-performance materials for use in heat exchanges, lightweight structures and space debris resistant skins.

Optomec Announces Availability of 3D Printing Recipes for LENS and Aerosol Jet Customers

Additive Manufacturing

Starter Recipes speed implementation of additive manufacturing across a broad range of metal and electronics materials. Over the years we have screened hundreds of materials from a variety of suppliers and now want to make this knowledge available to our customers.

Optomec Report Shows Directed Energy Deposition to be 10x Faster and 5x Less Expensive than Power Bed Fusion for Building Mid-Size Metal Parts

Additive Manufacturing

The Optomec LENS family of 3D metal printers has been used in industry for over two decades to cost-effectively repair, rework and manufacture high-performance metal components in materials such as titanium, stainless steel, carbides and nickel based super alloys.

Optomec Announces Dispense Industry’s First 20-Micron Resolution Printer for High Density Electronics Packaging

Additive Manufacturing

The Aerosol Jet HD System is a compact, configurable production platform that can dispense a wide range of electronics materials with features as small as 20 microns. Additional benefits of the new system include: Modular, interchangeable material cassettes and interchangeable print heads.

Machine Tool Distributor Inks Partnership with Industrial 3D Printing Company to Meet Customer Demand

Additive Manufacturing

Built on a foundation of fairness, after-sales support, and hard work, the company has grown to more than 170 employees covering eight office locations in 14 states including Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for June 2016

CATI Tech Notes

With our recent merger with MCAD, we have 5 additional training centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Washington and Oregon. Remember that these are fast paced classes, and we cover a lot of material in a short amount of time.

Will Fab@Home Succeed?

Wohlers Talk

Also, a kit is available from Koba Industries, a machine shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for $2,975. Part quality aside, I believe that engineers, students, and others would enjoy assembling and experimenting with the machine and custom tailoring the process for a specific application and/or material. Fab@Home has been receiving a lot of attention lately. What is it? Fab@Home is an open source 3D printer development at Cornell University.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for August 2016 – Featuring SOLIDWORKS Drawings

CATI Tech Notes

A lot of material is covered in a short time, but our instructors are there to make sure that no one is left behind. In order to obtain the full potential of the powerful tools provided by Computer Aided Technology (CATI), over 70 training classes are offered in August 2016.

Mission to the Moon: Stratasys Joins Forces with Lockheed Martin and PADT to Engineer Advanced 3D Printed Parts for NASA’s Orion Mission

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys 3D printers and materials provide extremely high levels of strength, durability and thermal properties to power missions to deep space. The demands of space travel require extremely high performance materials and the most rigorous manufacturing processes in the industry.

Optomec Showcases Production Systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics at the RAPID Conference

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Each machine is able to print a wide range of common electronics materials, at a rate of millions of units per year, enabling next generation applications in consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, and smart IoT devices.

Sandia’s Robotic Work Cell Conducts High-Throughput Testing ‘In An Instant’

Additive Manufacturing

Automation speeds up 3D-printed part testing, materials science data collection. Sandia is seeking industry partners to help expand or discover more uses for the new robotic testing system. Scratching the surface’ of prototype testing and materials discovery.

Graphene 3D Lab and Ideum Collaborate on Product Development

Additive Manufacturing

June 18, 2015 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Toronto, Ontario and New York, NY — Graphene 3D Lab Inc. ( Our clients are always looking for new ways to interact with Ideum multitouch tables in a variety of different settings and markets” added Ideum’s CEO, Jim Spadaccini.

Optomec Reports 2015 Results With 70% Revenue Growth for Industrial 3D Printing Systems

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition to repeat business from many existing customers, Optomec also developed new business with more than 30 new customers in 2015, resulting in orders for more than 60 industrial 3D printers in total – up more than 50% over 2014.

Optomec’s Breakthrough in 3D Printing Enables Micron-Scale Smart Structures

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – August 16 , 2016 — Optomec , a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals, today announced its Aerosol Jet Technology can enable 3D polymer and composite structures to be printed at the micron scale with embedded electronics. This makes the process more economical, in terms of material consumption, but is also key to enabling the highest resolution features available.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for May 2016

CATI Tech Notes

With our recent merger with MCAD, we have 5 additional training centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Washington and Oregon. Remember that these are fast-paced classes and we cover a lot of material in a short amount of time.

Sandia Team Designs in a New Way for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing forms the material — polymer, ceramic or metal — at the same time it creates a part. Research is ongoing into how that affects the properties of materials and whether changes in properties matter in a particular use. By Sandia National Laboratories.

Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT Build Largest Academic Additive Manufacturing Center in Southwest at Arizona State University

Additive Manufacturing

The Polytechnic School is using the machines for a wide range of research and development activities including materials development and prototyping complex mechanical and energy systems.

Optomec 3D Printing Systems Used in Mass Production of Consumer Electronics

Additive Manufacturing

We see Aerosol Jet as a strategic component of our 3DP solution, which has enabled us to expand into new markets.”. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for July 2016

CATI Tech Notes

With our recent merger with MCAD, we have 5 additional training centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Washington and Oregon. Remember that these are fast paced classes, and we cover a lot of material in a short amount of time.

PADT and Stratasys Announce First-of-its-Kind Additive Manufacturing Lab in Colorado, Located at Metropolitan State University of Denver

Additive Manufacturing

With over 80 employees, PADT services customers from its headquarters at the Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, and from offices in Torrance, California, Littleton, Colorado, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Murray, Utah, as well as through staff members located around the country.


Design 2 Part News

The company, recognized as a 2016 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, has created a multi-material 3D printer for fabricating embedded electronics and other novel devices. Highly functional materials are the key enablers of Voxel8’s core technology.

Merger of Software and Hardware Has Big Implications…

Design 2 Part News

The impact of bold new interactions between software and hardware—from connected cars to drones, flying wind turbines, and even runaway smart balloons—is just beginning to be felt. Google and other tech companies’ moves into the hardware sector are likely to create new opportunities for U.S.

Optomec Aerosol Jet HD: new electronics 3D printer capable of 20-micron feature sizes


Optomec, an additive manufacturing company based in New Mexico, has unveiled the Aerosol Jet HD System 3D printer, a configurable production platform that can 3D print a wide range of electronics materials with features as small as 20 microns.