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The engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs of tomorrow are in university today and, fortunately, more institutions than ever are offering degree programs in 3D printing, aka additive manufacturing. As North America and Europe see more manufacturing return to the domestic market from overseas in the form of additive manufacturing, there’s a growing demand for skilled engineers.…

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The sexy new Lotus Type 62-2 sports car lovingly resurrected by car builder Ant Anstead and former Formula One champion race car driver Jenson Button was only possible through additive manufacturing. As the new streaming series on Discovery+ shows, no other technology could provide the design freedom, flexibility, and cost that FDM and resin 3D…

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What if you could store in physical objects the same “hidden” metadata that you can find in digital products such as music and photos? The concept was explored in a study by Mustafa Doga Dogan, a 4th-year Ph.D. student at MIT, and his team. While working with colleagues at MIT CSAIL (the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab) and…

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BWX Technologies, (NYSE: BWXT) has just been awarded a $4.9 million contract amendment by Battelle Energy Alliance LLC to manufacture TRISO nuclear fuel. BEA manages Idaho National Laboratory on behalf of the Department of Energy. Under the terms of the amendment, BWXT subsidiary Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. will manufacture a quantity of natural uranium TRISO particles…

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As we do every Sunday, today we present the most exciting videos from the world of additive manufacturing in the top 5 videos of the week. That’s because 3D printing is now present in a wide variety of sectors with a multitude of applications. Find out how much a 3D-printed house costs, how medical models…

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To infinity…and beyond! Who has not heard the iconic catchphrase from Toy Story which so perfectly encapsulates humanity’s desire to explore as far as they can reach? There is a reason why space is known as the final frontier, now we have reached the ends of the globe, it is the next region where we…

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American company Sciaky, Inc. has announced that it will be delivering the world’s largest electron beam directed energy deposition (DED) 3D printer to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The customized 300 Series Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) system will be used in a series of projects designed to optimize the use of the machine in collaboration with Sciaky. Ultimately,…

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Spanish company Iberdrola specializes in electricity and natural gas, offering distribution and marketing solutions. Recently, it collaborated with the manufacturer Hyperion Robotics and Peikko to 3D print the foundations of its green energy transmission networks. Specifically, they envisioned an pad foundation, a shallow foundation that takes and spreads point loads safely, made of concrete, for substation projects…

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There are hardly any industries left in which additive manufacturing is not used in at least some way. In medicine in particular, 3D printing has proven itself as a manufacturing method, launching helpful applications for both patients and doctors. Whether 3D-printed prostheses, implants or biological cell tissue, the technology has already been able to innovate…

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I’ve encountered one of those “Best 3D Printers” stories, and want to tell you why they’re really not informative. The story in question is entitled, “Best 3D printer for 2022” on CNET. Published a couple of weeks ago, it attempts to describe several 3D printers they feel are “the best”. I’m a bit skeptical. One…

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