3D Printing

3D Printing for Emergency and Police Vehicles

3D Printing for Emergency and Police Vehicles

[ad_1] In this week’s Customer Spotlight, we hear from emergency and police vehicles upfitter, R&D engineer, and 3D Universe customer Ian Gerstein. He uses an Ultimaker 2 Extended+ to make 3d printed mounts for lightheads as well as custom control panel configurations for controlling lights and sirens. Ian shares, “As …

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Thermally Conductive Polymer Materials for 3D Printing

Thermally Conductive Polymer Materials for 3D Printing

[ad_1] Over the last few weeks we have been taking a look at various polymers with added engineering functionality. So far we have looked at those with altered electrical properties such as electrically conductive materials and ESD-safe materials. These materials had various levels of surface-resistivity allowing charge to flow through …

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What Has the 3D Printing Industry Learned During COVID-19?

What Has the 3D Printing Industry Learned During COVID-19?

[ad_1] The challenges of COVID-19 have been a unique learning opportunity for businesses and individuals alike. As the world scrambled to react to the outbreak, it highlighted both the strengths and shortcomings of modern industry. When companies reemerge from the pandemic, they will do so with new knowledge and experience. …

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Classic Car Carburetor Replica by Tecron & Markforged

Classic Car Carburetor Replica by Tecron & Markforged

[ad_1] Markforged has released a report highlighting a whole bunch of case studies from users of their range of machines, both carbon composite and indirect metal printing. Let’s take a look at an example of a legacy carburetor. The ability to reproduce legacy and obsolete parts has always been a …

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The Fastest Way to Scale Your 3D Printing Business

The Fastest Way to Scale Your 3D Printing Business

[ad_1] Scaling a business is more than just adding customers and profits. Scaling includes having an easy automated process in place for new potential clients to start a project with you. Technology is certainly a big part of this, but more so it involves a mindset to give your customer …

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The Desktop 3D Printing Aftermarket: E3D or Bust

The Desktop 3D Printing Aftermarket: E3D or Bust

[ad_1] From the heady days of RepRap to today’s $200 printers, hundreds of firms have tried to develop and sell 3D printers. Hundreds more have resold 3D printers or made filament. Comparatively little entrepreneurial attention has been paid to the 3D printing aftermarket, however. Why has so little effort gone …

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Using Supraparticles to More Tightly Control Powders in SLS 3D Printing

Using Supraparticles to More Tightly Control Powders in SLS 3D Printing

[ad_1] German researchers continue current trends in research and development of composites, studying how to make materials with stronger mechanical properties, and experimenting with techniques for improved fabrication of stable structures. Their findings have been released in the recently published “Bottom-Up Design of Composite Supraparticles for Powder-Based Additive Manufacturing,” outlining …

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