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Additive Manufacturing

 
 
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is a process to create, layer by layer, a physical object as a three-dimensional part using a variety of materials that include plastics, metals, ceramics and more. It is widely used in medical, aerospace and for prototyping applications, and continues to expand into many other industries.
 
 

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Designing for Medical Devices & Healthcare
In this Special Digital Issue, we compile some of DE’s coverage of the many ways that design engineers are working with the medical sector and healthcare providers to integrate the two specialties in ways that benefit society as a whole.
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Prototype/Manufacture
HP Opens New 150,000-Square-Foot 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence
The Center will be targeting R&D, engineering, co-development, and sustainable innovation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Design
PTC Creo 6.0: Even Better than Last Year
Enhanced augmented reality, simulation and additive manufacturing tools lead the list of new features.

Prototype/Manufacture
What Speed Needs
One way to change the culture is to connect different stakeholders in a collaborative environment.

Prototype/Manufacture
Nano Dimension Collaborates with Harris Corporation for Space Project
Nano Dimension and Harris Corporation receive grant approval to create hardware to fly on the International Space Station.

Prototype/Manufacture
3Diligent Launches Industry 4.0 Consulting Services
3Diligent Consulting is launched by a former Deloitte consultant to support large enterprises and manufacturers through their Industry 4.0 journey.

Prototype/Manufacture
Evonik and Evolve Additive Solutions to Jointly Develop 3D Printing Materials for STEP Process
Companies to enhance material development for STEP to offer a wider range of thermoplastic material for production of additive manufacturing...

Prototype/Manufacture
Markforged Debuts Blacksmith Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software for Metal 3D Printing
Using artificial intelligence to make automate additive metal manufacturing quality control

Editors Pick of the Week
Editor’s Pick: Connecting Part Scanning to Part Printing to Improve Production Quality
Markforged Blacksmith uses artificial intelligence to teach 3D metal printers how to improve results.

Simulate
RAPID+TCT 2019 Drives Additive Manufacturing to Next Level in Motor City
Thousands of attendees delve into 3D printing, the future of manufacturing, digital twins, data management and so much more.

Simulate
Behind the Scenes at Materialise in the Midwest
Factory tour at Michigan-based 3D printing production facility provides a peek at the company’s innovations in the medical sector.