Manufacturing Technologies Association supports UK Year of Engineering

In the UK, 2018 is the Year of Engineering. Launched by HM Government and the UK Space Agency, the initiative has been introduced to address the national engineering skills gap and encourage more young people to join the profession. Relying on collaboration with industry, the Year of Engineering ha...

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Posted on Jan 15, 2018

Desktop Metal patents separable supports in binder jet 3D printing

Award winning startup Desktop Metal has been granted two patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. Patent No. 9,815,118 and U.S. Patent No. 9,833,839 relate to the company’s separable support layer technology, used in the Desktop Metal Studio System and its Production Sys...

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Posted on Jan 4, 2018

UVic project receives $100,000 to deliver 3D printed supports to children

A group of engineers at the University of Victoria (UVic) in Canada has received a $ 100,000 seed grant for the development of 3D printed back braces and orthoses. The medical devices are to be introduced as part of a non-profit initiative in low-income communities around the globe, helping treat ch...

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017

3D Web Fest supports CODAME and brings 3D printing and scanning to San Francisco event

Artists working across a range of digital media, including 3D printing, will take part in the 3rd annual 3D Web Fest on Friday 30th June … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 19, 2017

Research demonstrates dissolvable supports for 3D printed metal

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Arizona State University have published an article demonstrating the possibility of dissolving support material of 3D printed metal parts. … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2017

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