In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, sponsored by Exact, we’ll discuss 3D printed guns and other disruptive technologies, as well as the Saab brand’s resurrection. We’ll also talk to Brad Holcomb of ISM on the latest strong manufacturing numbers, and see Honda’s fun new take on the airbag.
MakerBot is launching a 3D print service in its MakerBot retail stores located in New York,...
Lawmakers took an easy step Monday when the Democratic-run Senate unanimously gave final...
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader...
Stratasys Ltd, a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, has introduced FDM Nylon 12, the first nylon material specifically engineered for the company’s line of Fortus 3D Production Systems.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines just as 3-D printers are increasingly able to produce plastic weapons.
Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun control advocates and law enforcement officials say the restrictions must be tightened.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Sriracha factory woes; Motorola smartphone news; and an electric helicopter built for two.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Coffee spat resolution; anti-theft tech for cellphones; how an ERP system could hamper revenue growth and a 3D printed car.
Canadian engineers are on the verge of creating a car with more than 60 percent of parts made on a 3D printer.
With a law banning undetectable firearms about to expire, federal agents are focusing attention on the latest twist in high-tech weaponry: guns made entirely out of plastic.
In a move that makes it one of the first 3-D printing and additive manufacturing technology providers to offer metals materials solutions, rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m) has announced new capabilities to provide engineers, designers and end-user customers a comprehensive solution for 3-D printing of metal prototypes and end parts, utilizing the EOSINT M 280 Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) system.
3D Systems has announced that it is investing $10 million to expand its Rock Hill, SC, manufacturing operations generating 145 new jobs.
Could 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, revolutionize the production industry to the same extent as Ford's assembly line?
Entrepreneurs can now download online blueprints of fully functional robots that you can build from your own 3D printer.
A nonprofit named CyArk has created digital copies of more than 100 of the world's best-known monuments, mapping Roman ruins, ancient statues, and even an entire island.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback. Auto recalls on hold during government shutdown; 3D food printing; and U.S. manufacturing in position to regain millions of jobs.
Boasting the largest print envelope for less than $5,000, the LulzBot TAZ has set big expectations.
A company may have come up with a way to solve food shortage problems using a 3D printer.
The creator of the Lionhead 3D printer talks about the design proces and his biggest fears of bringing a new product to market.
NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.
3D printer manufacturer MakerBot has created a $1400 digitizer that can scan objects in 3D.
NASA is using 3D printing technology to build complicated rocket components faster and cheaper.
SpaceX is exploring methods for engineers to accelerate their workflow by designing more directly in 3D. They are integrating breakthroughs in sensor and visualization technologies to view and modify designs more naturally and efficiently than they could using purely 2D tools. They are just beginning, but eventually hope to build the fastest route between the idea of a rocket and the reality of the factory floor.
NextFab Studio shows what can be done in the modern world with a $130 membership fee, a bit of hard work, and a lot of imagination.
NASA has successfully tested a new kind of rocket engine component created using 3D printing. The engine injector was put through high-pressure, test firings of liquid oxygen and gaseous hydrogen, and it passed.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback. Fire inspections refused since West blast; NASA tests limits of 3D printing with rocket engine; and stats show Americans not that into driving anymore.
"Way Too Early" host Brian Shactman shows how Ford is using new technology to improve its production.
The largest 3-D printed rocket engine component NASA ever has tested blazed to life during an engine firing that generated a record 20,000 pounds of thrust.
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