3D printing Master Class: How to get the look without the cost

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Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

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3D Printing curing SLA resin with UV light Desktop DLP 3D Printer dlp italy Lumi Industries Lumifold TAB lumiofold Manuela Pipino photopolymer photopolymer resin photopolymerization sla sla printerLumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable. View the entire article via our website.

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The 8 ways 3D printing is changing manufacturing forever

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Design choices–an interview with Roland 3D printer developer

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This printer is in the category of professional, desktop stereolithography or vat photopolymerization systems. Additive Manufacturing Consumer Products Leslie''s blog Personal 3D printers Rapid Prototyping Vat Photopolymerization Roland DGA Roland is also a developer of 3D printers.

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Working with plastics in 3D printing

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TU Wien Research Team Develops Method for High-Resolution 3D Printing of Tough, Homogenous Photopolymers

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A visual look at the history of 3D printing

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This graphic gives you a very nice look at what happened when in the 3D printing industry. It begins in 1983, but you can see when it really started to take off, at around 2008. Below the graphic is a brief outline of all the major events. Check it out! Leslie Langnau. llangnau@wtwhmedia.com.

KIT researchers develop erasable ink for photopolymer 3D printing

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Laser-Based 3D Printing Used to Fabricate Tiny Microstructures for Tissue Repair

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A look at the future of additive from the AMUG Conference

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Are 3D printing companies shifting their focus?

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3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Binder Jetting Directed Energy Deposition Extrusion Leslie''s blog Material Jetting Materials Powder Bed Fusion Production 3D Printers / AM Systems Professional 3D Printers Rapid MFG Rapid Prototyping Sheet Lamination Vat Photopolymerization An interesting development is emerging with the major 3D printing manufacturers.

7 news ways you’ll 3D print parts in 2017

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Honey-like inks lead to a new 3D printing method

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Does 3D printing need its own operating system?

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Additive manufacturing helps build a system than blends multiple solar technologies

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How service providers can meet your low-volume 3D printing needs

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South Korean Researchers Using Oxygen Diffusion Technique to Build 3D Printed Micropatterns

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How 3D printing eliminates costs

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Form 2 desktop SL 3D printer offers bigger build volume

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Researchers turn Yellowstone methane into 3D printer material

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Materials bacteria biofilm green materials greenhouse gases Jim Wilking methane methanotrophs microbes Mines mining photopolymerization recycled material Robin Gerlach SDSM&T SLA South Dakota School of Mines and Technology University of Oklahoma Yellowstone National ParkThough methane only constitutes around 0.00017% of the Earth’s atmosphere, the gas is responsible for 20% of the total radiative forcing created by greenhouse gases.

RAPID 2017: Paxis LLC Introducing WAV Additive Manufacturing Process

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3D Printing Business 3d printing service bureau CIDEAS industrial 3d printing investment casting large build volume patent-pending Paxis LLC photopolymerization RAPID + TCT RAPID 2017 vat system WAV Wave Applied VoxelAbout a year after Carbon introduced its breakthrough CLIP 3D printing technology in 2015, it announced four partners that would be using the high speed technology, including CIDEAS, which was one of. View the entire article via our website.

Master Class: Chuck Hull on the 3D printing industry

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3D printing shifts into manufacturing

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3D Printers Industrial Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Vat Photopolymerization 3D SystemsAt the recent AMUG Conference in St. Louis, many conversations focused on taking 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) more into manufacturing rather than just prototyping.

Why 3D printed lattices could replace foam

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7 news ways you’ll 3D print parts in 2017

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Additive manufacturing turns design efficiency on its head

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Accelerating the Future of 3D Printing

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Testing consumer 3D printers

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Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

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Researchers Use PowerPoint Slide and LED Projector to Create Self-Folding 3D Origami Structures

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3D Systems says its fab-grade printers as good as or more productive than injection molding

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LUXeXceL’s 3D printing process for optics is an alternative to injection molding

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Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

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For the professional user of additive manufacturing systems, there are two key conferences. This year, the first one up is The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education & Training Conference , which will be held in Jacksonville, Florida, from April 19 – 23, 2015.

New 3D printing technique–Build parts through software controlled chemical reactions

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How to insure a design is 3D printable

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As 3D printing / additive manufacturing becomes a more accepted every day industrial tool, the focus is turning to best practices that help smooth out the kinks in preparing parts for the additive build. By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor. –Think differently.

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Which 3D printer should you own?

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Additive Manufacturing Consumer Products Entertainment Extrusion Leslie's blog Personal 3D printers Vat PhotopolymerizationFor consumer and professional users, this is a common question. 3D Hubs recently created a guide on the best low-cost, desktop, more consumer style printers.

Innovative service providers emerging as key trend in 3D printing

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Tips for improving 3D printing workflows

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Is Spark the answer to faster, easier 3D printing?

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Tips for using 3D printing in medical applications

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Additive manufacturing—after the hype

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What’s in a name? Thoughts on Stereolithography terminology

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Leslie's blog Vat Photopolymerization uniontechBy Jim Reitz, General Manager of Union Tech, Inc. While speaking to attendees at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group recently, I observed that the term SLA® has become synonymous with a range of additive manufacturing processes that use a UV light source to cure, layer by layer, a photopolymer formulation to translate a Computer Aided Design (CAD) into a three-dimensional part.

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

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The more you know about available materials, the easier it will be to get the final build results you seek. By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor. The key to a thriving 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) industry will be materials.