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2014-06-10 23:14:09

CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center expands its additive manufacturing capabilities with the addition of the world’s most advanced multi-jet, multi-material rapid prototyping machine. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) today announced it is expanding capabilities for additive manufacturing at its Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) with the installation of 3D Systems’ most advanced multi-material printer. The ProJet...

2014-06-10 08:40:29

Mcor also unveils one-click auto file-fixing DUNLEER, Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not enough for a 3D printer's colours to be big, bold, plentiful and realistic (an extremely rare combination): they must also be accurate. That's why Mcor Technologies today announced that the Mcor IRIS, already the world's most colour-capable 3D printer, became the first 3D printer to include an International Color Consortium (ICC) profile. The profile ensures that the 3D printer...

2014-06-10 08:40:18

Kids Rule and Shape their Own World with Digital Design and 3D Printing Tools SALT LAKE CITY, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoEngineer, a leading reseller of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software, Stratasys 3D Printers, Altium EDA, CAMWorks and Agile PLM, today announced Kids Camps, which strives to grow interest in design, engineering, and manufacturing. "We feed their natural sense of wonder and imagination by showing them how to make their own digital designs." says Ken Coburn, President...

2014-06-09 23:02:25

This report includes in-depth, ten-year market forecasts for equipment, materials, software, services, and scanner markets for personal 3D printing. SmarTech breaks equipment and material forecasts down further into separate forecasts for FDM machines and personal SL equipment. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The market for personal 3D printing products and services will reach $1.05 billion (USD) by 2019 says the newest report from SmarTech Markets Publishing. According to...

2014-06-05 23:16:48

Afinia 3D, a leading supplier of Desktop 3D Printers, now offers a new line of Premium PLA filament at store.afinia.com. Chanhassen, MN (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Afinia 3D, a leading supplier of Desktop 3D Printers, now offers a new line of Premium PLA filament at store.afinia.com. Current colors include Green, Blue, and Gray, with Black, White, and Natural becoming available in the fall. PLA, also known as Polylactic Acid, is a cornstarch derivative and is the world’s second most...

2014-06-05 23:11:42

STUDY: 3D Printing Consumers Will Be Purchasing in 2014 San Diego, CA. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 ROBO 3D, today announced the results of its annual Big 3D Printer Consumer survey, which this year indicates that 79% of the people surveyed will be purchasing a 3D printer. The survey was open to all 3D printer consumers in the U.S. According to the survey of over 400 users, consumers are mainly interested in purchasing a single extruder 3D printer. Conversely, only 5% surveyed are interested...

2014-06-05 16:25:09

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wl2txc/3d_and_4d) has announced the addition of the "3D & 4D Technology Market by 3D Product Type (IC, Printer, Gaming, Cinema Screen, CAD, Navigation, Animation, Camera, Medical Imaging (3D & 4D), HMD, Smart-Phone, TV, Projectors), Application, and Geography - Forecast and Analysis to 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Since the...

2014-06-04 12:33:19

Software to be enabled later this year TROY, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) announced that 3-matic STL by Materialise will be available through the program in 2014. This software enables design modification, remeshing, and the creation of 3D textures, lightweight models and conformal structures, all on STL level. 3-matic STL is used to quickly prepare computer-aided design (CAD) files from topology optimization, as well as to clean them...

2014-06-02 04:21:30

MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Significant savings part of introducing 3D printing into Whale's tooling process - 3D printing has shortened Whale's design process and product launch lead time by 20% Stratasys, Ltd [http://www.stratasys.com ]. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions today announced that Whale [http://www.whalepumps.com ], a leading...

2014-06-01 23:00:57

Over the five years to 2019, industry demand and revenue are forecast to surge forward as 3D printing and rapid prototyping explodes in popularity and accessibility, especially in consumer markets. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Services industry has grown quickly in recent...

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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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