With traditional manufacturing methods, it's not practical to manufacture a single item or short run of products - it's simply too expensive. But what if there was a way to fill those needs for far less expense? And what if those items could be created overnight, in-house and in a hands-off process? That's exactly what 3D printing technology offers manufacturers. Find out more in this informative white paper.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at flying tiny drones as CES, taking a spin in Mercedes’...
3Doodler is a pen that rapidly heats and cools plastic, allowing you to draw three-dimensional...
What Wikipedia did for information, Alastair Parvin and his colleagues hope the WikiHouse Foundation will do for house building by opening up architectural design plans to everyone and allowing people to 3D print materials to build a house.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at hovering over land and sea in the navy’s newest ship-to-shore connector, 3D printing a comfortable dress, and giving a dog the opportunity to run free for the first time.
Helping his son with a school project led Michael Toutonghi to invent a 3D printing medium that conducts electricity and can print plastic circuit boards.
3D Systems has announced the CocoJet, a chocolate 3D printer developed in collaboration with The Hershey Company.
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show more than 3,500 exhibitors will unveil the next big thing in technology in Las Vegas, from virtual reality to smart homes.
3D Systems has announced that it acquired U.K. based 3D printer maker botObjects and plans to launch the CubePro C, a new desktop full-color 3D printer powered by botObjects' technology.
A Spanish company has combined technology with cuisine to develop the 'Foodini', a 3D printer designed to print the perfect cookie for Santa.
Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) has announced the launch and availability of the first two grades of its OXFAB 3D printing technology for aerospace and industrial applications – OXFAB-N and OXFAB-ESD.
Lloyd’s Register Energy launched a joint industry project (JIP) inviting companies from across the world to tackle the current and future issues faced by manufacturers supplying the energy industry — the latest JIP focuses on additive manufacturing.
No two runners are the same. So, New Balance has taken to personalizing a runner’s shoes with EOS industrial 3D printing technology to additively manufacture individualized spike plates that improve individual runner's performance.
A massive increase in the use and applications of 3D printers is encouraging huge growth in the market for 3D printing materials. The total consumable market in in 2013 was $800m and is expected to reach $8bn by 2025, according to IDTechEx's new report.
While it's still in the testing phase, the space agency hopes to one day use 3D printing to make parts for broken equipment in space.
On October 6, a Boeing 747 modified for testing jet engines taxied along a concrete runway on the edge of the Mojave Desert and took off with a brand new engine strapped to its left wing. Although the engine’s maiden flight was short, it made aviation history.
The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape.
3D printing is a cool new innovative technology that the world is still finding uses for, but what do one of the industry’s pioneers think it can be applied to, and how will that change in the future?
Ed Baig interviews HP executive Steve Nigro about the company's new HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer.
3D printer maker Voxeljet said it would use IPO proceeds to expand its business in the U.S., but the company isn't telling investors just how slowly that U.S. expansion is going.
Avi Reichental tours us through the possibilities of 3D printing, for everything from printed candy to highly custom sneakers.
"Strati," the Italian word for "layers," is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.
Andy Rudenko couldn't find a tree large enough to construct a fort, so he developed a 3D printer and built a castle.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at reaching 290 mph with the Hennessey Venom F5, 3D printing on the Stratasys Uprint, and taking a spin in the marine’s new self-driving jeep.
3D printing is a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3D printer.
Imaginestics founder, Nainesh Rathod, demonstrates the potential impact of "Smart Shape Technology" on 3D printing and local manufacturing hubs.
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