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2011-11-07 16:33:48

These days, cars are developed on computers, and to assist with this, designers want processes which generate realistic surfaces such as seat covers. Researchers have now developed high-resolution scanners which copy objects and fabric samples in a few minutes, converting them into virtual models. The light effects are startlingly realistic. When buying a car, customers are not just interested in its fuel consumption. They rather turn their attention to the car´s appearance. The...

2011-10-06 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Swedish creative studio has used Z Corporation 3D printing technology to create a stunningly detailed 3D architectural model that is helping promote Stockholmsarenan until the 30,000-seat sports and entertainment arena is completed in 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111006/NE80474) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO) Thanks to the accuracy and resolution of the ZPrinter®...

2011-09-27 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Old House, the beloved public TV series for home renovation enthusiasts, will use a highly detailed 3D printed architectural model from Z Corporation to communicate planned improvements to a historic Bedford, Mass., homestead once owned by a prominent Revolutionary War figure, Nathaniel Page. The model will be featured in the Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 episodes, and make other appearances during the 16-episode season (check local listings or...

2011-09-20 12:17:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- threeRivers 3D, Inc., a manufacturer of standard and custom 3D imaging systems, announces the launch and immediate availability of the LC-2-MACRO. The LC-2-MACRO is optimized for 3D scanning small parts such as dental molds, hearing aid impressions, jewelry and other highly detailed parts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/NE71670 ) "The addition of this scanner to our product line provides our customers with even more...

2011-09-14 08:00:00

New photogrammetry camera enhances Creaform technology product offering LÓ°VIS, QC, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Creaform, leader in portable 3D optical measurement technologies, is proud to introduce the latest addition to the wide range of technologies it develops and manufactures, the MaxSHOT 3D optical coordinate measuring system. The MaxSHOT 3D adds the accuracy and speed of photogrammetry to the wide range of applications already possible with...

2011-09-06 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There are as many ways to interpret 9/11 as there are people who experienced that horrible day, whether up close or at a distance. One man's preference is documenting Ground Zero, in painstaking detail, before the attack, after the twin towers had fallen, and today, now that the site is being rebuilt. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110906/NE61812 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO ) David Munson's...

2011-08-30 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite persistent high unemployment, technical jobs are hard to fill, and the pipeline of American students to fill them is thin. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO) To help counter this threat to national competitiveness, Congressman John Tierney (D-Mass.) joined 3D printing innovator Z Corporation today in launching "EngineeringZONE(TM)." The initiative invites high school classes to visit Z Corporation monthly...

2011-08-18 09:05:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As automobiles change, so do the demands on suppliers of parts -- right down to the rubber hoses that carry air into the engine, coolant to the radiator, and fluids to brakes and windshields. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO ) Compact engine compartments crammed with components make engineering for hoses more precise than ever, which is why Mackay Consolidated Industries Pty Ltd of Victoria, Australia, invested...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic crash-test dummy is anything but dumb. It's a high-tech testing device with innumerable physical and electronic permutations to satisfy the unique needs of each customer, whether auto maker, airline, space agency or military branch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO ) This persistent demand for sophisticated new products and features explains why Humanetics Innovative Solutions of Huron, Ohio, a leader...

2011-08-02 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While many invoke the vision of 3D printers in the home, the reality is that until now, the ability to design and print your own creations in 3D has required expert knowledge in 3D CAD software. Mark Danks and Sarah Stocker, game industry veterans and the founders of Kodama Studios, are changing that. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO) Leveraging their unique experience in video game development and the latest...


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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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