Carbon bolsters 3D-printing breakthrough with novel…

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DeSimone has a simpler way of describing it, explaining that the Carbon process uses light and oxygen to shape a part as it emerges from a pool of resin. “Carbon bolsters 3D-printing breakthrough with novel business model” By Frank Vinluan, Plastics Today.

Zac Posen x GE Additive x Protolabs Unveil Breathtaking 3D Printing Collaboration at the Met Gala

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The majority of the garments were manufactured at Protolabs’ US additive manufacturing facility near Raleigh, North Carolina, while the bustier was made in Protolabs’ Feldkirchen, Germany facility. Stunning 3D printed structural gowns and garments, inspired by nature in motion.

What Tesla is doing in America’s newest smokestacks-free…

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University City in Philadelphia, or the new urban vision for Research Triangle Park outside Raleigh-Durham, N.C. In Fremont, a former General Motors plant is now home to electric car manufacturer Tesla , a company that embodies the shift to advanced manufacturing processes and connections between hardware and software. “What Tesla is doing in America’s newest smokestacks-free manufacturing city” By Bruce Katz and Kelly Kline, Fortune.

Futuristic Factories

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It involves both innovating manufacturing processes and developing entirely new products using new advanced technologies. And 3-D printers are just one example of how advanced manufacturing has spurred improvements across all facets of the production process. They need more designers and specialists in process management, computer science and materials development and fewer floor workers and old-time craftsmen.

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North Carolina: First in Flight Once Again?

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We have an awesome infrastructure already,” said Kyle Snyder, director of the NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. By Rebecca Carnes, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Innovation 101 for Manufacturers…

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When looking into a process that they could potentially use, engineers are used to asking about the limits of a process and its range of application. Our community has input into the product, into the design, and also into improving the actual processes.

LifEnabled makes 3D printed prosthetics more accessible with DigiScan 3D app


The easy customisation that the 3D printing process offers allows these life-changing objects to be personalised for the body of an individual wearer, and the low cost means that such advanced prosthetics can be made available to those most in need.