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What is the Future of 3D Printing Materials?

Additive Manufacturing, AM, technologies have advanced significantly in recent years and are transforming the way manufacturers operate. AM, commonly known as 3D printing, is one of the fastest growing industries in the US today and these conditions are ripe for innovation, especially when it comes to printing materials! As the famous quote says “necessity is [...]

By |2020-02-06T12:00:56-06:00January 15th, 2020|3D Printing|Comments Off on What is the Future of 3D Printing Materials?

3D Printing Enables Customizable Medical Prosthetics

Glaze Prosthetics produces customized prosthetics using HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology. Glaze Prosthetics is looking to make a difference with its customizable 3D-printed prosthetics for patients around the world. One of the most exciting developments in manufacturing is shifting the application of 3D printing from strictly prototyping to actual production manufacturing. In doing so, the process is creating new opportunities [...]

By |2019-11-02T09:27:49-05:00October 1st, 2019|3D Printing, News|Comments Off on 3D Printing Enables Customizable Medical Prosthetics

Markforged makes Inconel 625 available on Metal X

by Sam Davies Markforged Markforged has announced the availability of Inconel 625 on the Metal X additive manufacturing platform. Inconel 625 becomes the fifth material Metal X users are able to access after 17-4PH stainless steel, H13 tool steel, A2 tool steel and D2 tool steel. The material is said to be highly resistant to corrosion and high temperatures [...]

By |2019-11-13T11:12:13-06:00September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Markforged makes Inconel 625 available on Metal X

Developing 3D printed protective glove for workers

A UK-based team of engineers from Jaguar Land Rover are putting their skills to work by designing a lightweight 3D printed glove that can be worn by people working on the company’s production line. The glove—part of the team’s effort to create next-gen protective workplace gear—could help to prevent musculoskeletal disorders caused by production line [...]

By |2019-11-13T09:04:41-06:00September 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Developing 3D printed protective glove for workers

3D Printing is Making Headway in Composite Manufacturing

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the field of 3D printing, there is increasing emphasis on functionality as the industry shifts away from the stereotype of rapid prototyping, and materials are not exempt from such scrutiny. For instance, within the field of metal additive manufacturing, metals such as titanium with excellent tensile strength and low density [...]

By |2019-11-04T13:40:39-06:00September 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3D Printing is Making Headway in Composite Manufacturing

New HP 3D Jet Fusion 5210 3D Printing Solution

Although I've experienced an Un-boxing of several Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies over my career, this one feels different. Introducing the HP 3D Jet Fusion 5210 3D Printing Solution! Leading up to the New HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 5210 hitting the shop floor of Re3DTech, I couldn't help but to feel overwhelmed in anticipation, [...]

By |2019-11-12T09:49:47-06:00August 26th, 2019|3D Printing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New HP 3D Jet Fusion 5210 3D Printing Solution

Choosing the right 3D printing service provider

People ask all the time, “What do you do for a living?” My response is, “I’m a partner at Re3dTech, a 3D printing service provider.” I often get a puzzled look and then, “That sounds cool but what do you do? Do you sell 3D printers? How does 3D printing work and are the parts functional?”Let’s [...]

By |2019-11-12T13:29:18-06:00August 23rd, 2019|3D Printing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Choosing the right 3D printing service provider

MasterGraphics Installs HP MJF 3D 5210 Printer

MasterGraphics installs one of the first HP Multi Jet Fusion 5210 3D Printing Production Solutions at Illinois based Service Provider RE3DTech. pictured left to right ( Jim Teuber-RE3dTech, Russ Beck- RE3DTech, Igor-Hp, Ihuoma-Hp)     Madison, Wis., August 13, 2019 – Last week, Re3DTech solidified its commitment to HP’s 3D [...]

By |2019-11-12T11:43:13-06:00August 16th, 2019|3D Printing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MasterGraphics Installs HP MJF 3D 5210 Printer

Markforged 3D Printers Are Saving Auto Manufacturer Time & Money

Jim Vinoski - Contributor Manufacturing - I write about all facets of manufacturing. Prototype tooling IMAGE COURTESY MARKFORGED, INC. The ongoing hype about 3-D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM) moving into true manufacturing is almost entirely focused on the production of finished goods. But that’s just one measure of the capabilities of AM, which shows [...]

By |2019-11-13T09:03:35-06:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Markforged 3D Printers Are Saving Auto Manufacturer Time & Money

HP MULTI JET FUSION ENHANCES COMPLEX PART ASSEMBLIES

CUSTOMER AT A GLANCE HP Inc. creates life-changing technology solutions for people and companies all over the world. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. THE CHALLENGE HP created these assembly nests to help during the manufacturing process of air manifolds inside a 3D printer. Parts [...]

By |2019-11-13T08:28:55-06:00August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HP MULTI JET FUSION ENHANCES COMPLEX PART ASSEMBLIES