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2013-12-05 23:31:39

WhiteClouds specializes in the exploration, education, innovation and creation of 3D printables. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 WhiteClouds, a 3D printing media business, launches today with the goal to bring 3D printing to the masses. The company creates educational media, including videos, images and articles, and provides the tools to explore and create 3D printables (any object that can be 3D printed). “3D printing products and services are in high-demand but it’s hard...

Strategic Investments From NSF Help Engineers Revolutionize The Manufacturing Process
2013-12-05 17:30:31

National Science Foundation Additive manufacturing, the technological innovation behind 3-D printing, has revolutionized the way we conceive of and build everything from electronic devices to jewelry to artificial organs. It is not surprising that this field has enjoyed enormous economic returns, which are projected to grow over the coming decade. According to a recent industry report prepared by Wohlers Associates, 3-D printing contributed to more than $2.2 billion in global industry...

Scientists Build Low-cost 3-D Metal Printer
2013-12-03 14:09:39

Michigan Technological University Key ingredients are steel, a MIG welder, and a microcontroller OK, so maybe you aren't interested in making your own toys, cellphone cases, or glow-in-the-dark Christmas decorations. How about a brake drum? Until now, 3D printing has been a polymer affair, with most people in the maker community using the machines to make all manner of plastic consumer goods, from tent stakes to chess sets. A new low-cost 3D printer developed by Michigan...

2013-12-03 04:25:12

The lowest cost, highest-fidelity colour 3D printing is now even faster DUNLEER, Ireland, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper 3D printers in the world, announced today that it has cut print time on its IRIS and Matrix lines of 3D printers by 50%, resulting in print times nearly twice as fast as they were previously. The 2X speed advantage was achieved as a result of efficiencies gained in the build pattern. This...

2013-12-02 23:01:17

Winning entry to be mass-produced as a Christmas ornament and given away as part of GE’s celebration of the first-ever “3D Printing Day”, December 3. Niskayuna, NY (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today announced that a winner has been chosen in its Santa Sleigh 3D printing design contest/GRABCAD challenge, a first-time event bringing together the maker community for some holiday fun in advance...

2013-12-02 08:20:21

GE's Open Innovation Challenge to Transform the State of the Art in 3D Printing CLEVELAND, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, and General Electric (NYSE: GE) announced that ten finalists have been selected in the GE 3D Printing Production Quest. The digital fabrication technologies identified through this quest may be used to produce medical imaging equipment parts. Up to three winning prototypes will be awarded...

2013-11-28 23:22:48

Just in time for the holidays, Solidoodle offers its biggest sales prices ever on two of its most popular 3D printers through the Thanksgiving Day Weekend; newest model Solidoodle now available for purchase. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 With the holiday shopping season revving up, Solidoodle announces major discounts on the popular Solidoodle 3rd Generation and Solidoodle 2nd Generation Pro desktop 3D printers through the Thanksgiving Day weekend, concluding at the end of Cyber...

2013-11-28 23:21:33

3D model marketplace CGTrader.com keeps the pace of the growth and activity. Their ambitions are still high, as they are challenging 3D designers to create better Christmas gifts than Santa Claus. Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The fast-growing marketplace, which recently announced a 3D printing partnership with Sculpteo, is increasing its 3D printing ambitions. This time CGTrader is challenging the idea of gift-giving itself. Designers are invited to join Christmas 3D...

2013-11-27 23:03:06

Robocular LLC releases a series of high quality, full color, home 3D Scanners starting at 499$, effectively disrupting the field of 3D Scanning and pushing it into a new era. Kenmore, WA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Robocular LLC opened its series of home 3D Scanners on Kickstarter for pledging today. The scanners feature full color and full texture one-click 3D scanning, with sub-millimeter resolutions, and are available starting at 499$. The scanners can be found at this link. A 3D scanner...

2013-11-27 16:27:13

Stock up for all the engineers, prototypers and DIY-ers on your list LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the LulzBot(TM)( )3D desktop printer, is changing the game this holiday season with extreme discounts for engineers, DIY-ers and prototypers alike. Starting at 12:01 a.m. MST, on Monday, Dec. 2, makers can get in virtual line at www.lulzbot.com to take advantage of one-time special offers on the LulzBot TAZ 2 for only $1,995 (originally...


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The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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