Virginia Tech Students to Launch Experimental 3-D Printer on NASA Rocket Ship from Wallops Island

Additive Manufacturing

After that, the group hopes to improve the printer and send it on a second flight, potentially with the ability to print multiple materials. BLACKSBURG, Va.,

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics

Shapeways Blog

But what is this material , versatile enough to use to make anything from iPhone cases to parts for remote controlled quadcopters to bikini bottoms ? The post Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

Creadition Seeks Funds To Begin Filament Production


Creadition, a Puerto Rico-based company, hopes to raise USD$30,000 to bring their product to market. Filamento”, the “next generation in premium 3D printing materials”. materials A new company hopes to begin production of an extensive line of 3D printer filaments.

UT College of Engineering, ORNL Team Up For Manufacturing Day

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Department of Energy’s first and was established with an eye on rapid deployment of advanced manufacturing technologies, from energy consumption to better use of materials, while at the same time reducing costs and creating opportunities for higher-paying jobs.

SOLIDWORKS Women in Engineering Series – Carmen Graves

The Solidworks Blog

Beyond College : After graduating MIT, Carmen became a hardware engineer at Voxel8, a multi-material electronics 3d printing startup based out of Greentown Labs. Carmen Graves was introduced to the world of engineering through her high school FIRST Robotics program.

Lower emissions on the high seas

3D Perspectives

and Canada coasts and around Puerto Rico and the U.S. The EU stepped up pressure with a similar measure, calling for an inventory of hazardous materials , including their weight and where on the ship they are used, with some materials, such as asbestos, prohibited.

Medical Machining Tightens Up

Design 2 Part News

More recently, he said, the machines sold to Johnson & Johnson have been sent to Ireland and the Zimmer machines sent to Puerto Rico. Typical tolerances are ±0.227 mm and as tight as ±0.0127 mm, and materials include stainless steels, titanium, cobalt chrome, PEEK and others.