Formnext 2016: 3D Printing Pauses for a Reality Check

The 3D printing hype has given way to real solutions for additive manufacturing via robotic, material and software innovations.

The RAM 123 from EnvisionTEC and Viridis3D is a flexible robotic arm 3D printing platform for creating sand molds and foundry cores. Image courtesy of Randall Newton.


The 3D printing hype has given way to real solutions for additive manufacturing via robotic, material and software innovations.

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Randall Newton

Randall S. Newton is principal analyst at Consilia Vektor, covering engineering technology. He has been part of the computer graphics industry in a variety of roles since 1985.

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