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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Artificial Joints Make Strides with 3D Printing
Metal parts are made by laser sintering, and plastic prototypes are made by inkjet or FDM processes. Plastic production parts could be next.
Hot Runners & 3D-Printed Molds Headlined at K Show
Automotive was a key focus for hot-runner developments. 3D-printed plastic prototype tools were another highlight.
K 2016 Proves Additive Manufacturing Has Staying Power
K 2016 made clear that additive manufacturing is establishing a prominent position at the triennial show among long-running mainstays like injection molding, extrusion, blowmolding and thermoforming.
3D-Printed Plastic Molds: K Exhibit Would Make You a Believer
Perhaps you have heard that additive manufacturing—a.k.a. 3D printing—can be used to make injection tooling inserts out of plastics—relatively quickly, at relatively low cost, and with little human labor involved.
Spotlight On 3D Printing at K 2016
During K 2013, Arburg captured everyone’s attention with its novel Freeformer machine for additive manufacturing. We’ll find out soon what will be the next showstopper, but in the meantime, here’s a preview of some cool and innovative 3D printing technologies that you’ll see in Dusseldorf.
Switch Manufacturer Saves Big With 3D Printed Plastic Molds
Inkjet-printed ABS molds produce functional prototypes in ASA, PC, and TPE.
Japanese Automaker Collaborates with Stratasys to 3D Print Custom Parts
More stories are emerging that take 3D printing beyond just the prototyping phase to factory tooling and even short-run production, exploiting the technology for mass customization of consumer products.
A Look Back at 3D Printing in 2015
3D printing is an exciting industry – there’s always something new going on.
3D Printing: Hype Vs. Reality
During the 3D Printing USA Conference IDTechEx's Rachel Gordon gave an update on the state of the 3D printing industry as it’s been quite an interesting 2015.
3D Printing’s Growing Presence Seen at Fakuma Show
Additive manufacturing appeared in tooling inserts, robot grippers, and molded parts.
3D Printing Offers Much Promise For Materials Scientists
Will the rise of 3D printing mark the dawn of a new "golden age for material scientists"?
Where Was 3D Printing at the Fakuma Show?
All over, and in a variety of roles.
3D Printing Took Center Stage At U2 Tour
A custom LED-illuminated microphone for Bono, created by the Dimension 3D Printer. 3D printing lends itself to some pretty cool and interesting stories and Plastic Technology’s Lilli Sherman recently sent one my way that involves the band U2.
Lightweighting Technologies Highlight Automotive Composites Conference
Advances in hybrid longer-fiber thermoplastic composites, growth in additive manufacturing, and increasing adoption of renewable materials in automotive were among the topics discussed at the recent SPE event.
Speed to Market: Pretium Stays Light on Its Feet And Ahead of the Pack
A visit to its largest PET plant illustrates how this versatile blow molder leverages design skills, a can-do attitude, and a high degree of production flexibility to supply custom products in ever-shorter time windows. A new thrust into automation will help pick up the pace.
New Survey Details 3D Printing’s Impact On Manufacturing
3D printing is often referred to as a ‘revolution’ and ‘game-changer,’ but where is it heading?
Stratasys, Creaform Form Joint Marketing Partnership
This brings together 3D printing and 3D scanning, enabling customers to leverage both technologies for 3D file input and output.
Stratasys Starts Free Recycling Of 3D Printing Material Canisters & Cartridges
Eliminate disposal costs for waste FDM canisters and Polyjet cartridges.
Planting The Seeds For A Future In Plastics
Winners of the Techmer PM sponsored Student Design Awards. There have been several stories lately from a number of companies describing the ways in which its employees are engaging with the younger generation.
Stratasys Introduces Its Industrial Scale Objet1000 Plus 3D Production System
Provides print speeds up to 40% faster than its predecessor, with a reported lower cost per part.