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2014-05-20 23:14:58

Solid Concepts challenges designers to take on the world of sports in the company’s first ever design challenge. Valencia, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Solid Concepts, the largest dedicated service provider of rapid prototyping in North America, is offering a unique design challenge to 3D printing experts and enthusiasts alike. The challenge requires participants to design a deck for a skateboard. Two lucky winners will receive their skateboard deck 3D printed for free. Challenge Parameters:...

2014-05-20 23:09:40

Boyd Sign Systems has joined the elite ranks as Preferred Fabricator of Novacryl®, the world’s leading line of high-quality photopolymer ADA signage supplied by Nova Polymers. Novacryl® combines environmentally responsible products with design options creating attractive wayfinding signage often considered artwork. Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Boyd Sign Systems, leading manufacturer of ADA-compliant architectural illuminated and non-illuminated sign systems, has joined...

2014-05-19 23:07:01

Jim Corliss, co-owner of Braintree Printing was a keynote speaker at this year's AppForum by PODi, April 1st in Las Vegas, NV. Corliss spoke about the challenges and opportunities his company has experienced as a 3D printing provider. Braintree, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Jim Corliss of Braintree Printing, a long-time leader in the digital and offset printing industry and a 3D print provider, was a keynote speaker at this year’s AppForum held by PODi, April 1st in Las Vegas, NV....

2014-05-16 23:07:36

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Inside 3D Printing-Technologies, Market Forecast and Business Opportunities: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report with TOC at: http://www.researchmoz.us/inside-3d-printing-technologies-market-forecast-and-business-opportunities-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 3D printing technology has a broad range of applications, including...

2014-05-15 23:09:31

Not a designer? 3D printing just became a lot more useful. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 MatterHackers has announced the release of MatterControl 1.1, an extensive update to their 3D printing software package MatterControl. This update includes, among many other new features, an add-on design tool call the ‘Image Converter’ that allows users to 3D print from a 2D image. Without any prior design experience, anyone can now take a 2D drawing and convert it into a 3D printable...

2014-05-15 23:06:29

Inside 3D Printing—Technologies, Market Forecast and Business Opportunities a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 3D printing technology has a broad range of applications, including consumer products, medical equipment, machine parts, automobile components, architecture models, toys, and even food and dessert. This report profiles major 3D printing processes, such as SLA, SLS, LOM, and FDM, to name a few, with their pros and cons...

2014-05-15 23:00:45

3D Printer Market in Japan 2014-2018 report profiles companies 3D Systems Corp., EnvisionTEC, ExOne Co., Stratasys Ltd. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 A 3D printer creates three-dimensional objects of almost any shape without any molding, assembly or use of machines. It helps in making high-end goods at reduced cost. In the Automotive and Aerospace industries, the use of 3D printing enables manufacturers to make complex parts with high efficiency. Fashion designers also use additive...

2014-05-14 23:01:38

The new material is up to 50 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional 3D printed materials. East Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Plastics expert igus has introduced the world’s first plastic filament for 3D printers enhanced with tribological, or low friction, properties. The material, 50 times more resistant to wear and abrasion than conventional 3D printer materials, is ideally suited for creating custom bearings. igus has been researching filaments for 3D...

2014-05-14 08:21:25

Creaform's new Go!SCAN 3D scanners and VXmodel software provide the ideal, fully integrated, professional-grade solution to capture real-world objects and send them to any 3D printer or CAD software. LÉVIS, QC, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, today presented the most versatile, portable and easy-to-use solution to create reliable 3D content-to-print from existing objects. The Go!SCAN 3D...

2014-05-13 16:23:11

ALBANY, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metal Technology (MTI) has purchased a ProX 300 Direct Metal Sintering (DMS) production 3D printer. Metal Technology is a national leader in reactive metal manufacturing, and this acquisition enhances their portfolio of product offerings by making direct metal 3D printing technology available to their customers in aerospace, defense, and scientific industries. The 3D Systems ProX 300 builds precision functional metal parts layer by layer...


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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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