The South Korean government is promoting integration of 3D printing with Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data as well as the e-commerce.
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Historic Golf Clubs Brought Back to Life Via 3D Printing
As some of the world’s top golfers prepare to descend upon Scotland for the 2014 Ryder Cup, researchers from the University of Dundee are celebrating the game’s history with the use of the latest technology.
Silver and 3D Printing: A New Source of Demand?
At the end of July, The Silver Institute released a report called The Outlook for New Electrical and Electronic Uses of Silver. Prepared by Metals Focus, it looks at three potential areas of growth for the white metal: flexible electronics, light-emitting diodes and interposers.
3D Printing Creates the World’s First Replacement Knee Joint in a Cat
It’s the kind of diagnosis you dread. When Cyrano developed bone cancer in his left hind leg, his owners wanted to get him the best treatment possible to bring him back to full health.
3D Systems’ Digital Thread Enhances U.S. Marine Corps Combat and Logistic Units’ Toolkit
3D Systems has announced its role in the US Marine Corps Expeditionary Logistics Wargame VIII (ExLog).
Historic Windmills Brought Back to Life with 3D Printing
The American Wind Power Center (AWPC) has partnered with WhiteClouds to create scale models of historic windmills using computer aided design and 3D printing.
Canada’s Burloak Tech Goes Long on Metal AM Investment
Burloak Engineered Solutions Inc. has announced that it is embarking upon a new 5 year strategic plan which will see the company invest $11.5 million into establishing Canada’s first full production additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing center.
Reusable HDPE Material Introduced by Diamond Plastics
Germany’s Diamond Plastics GmbH, has introduced a new, reusable plastic powder of laser sintering.
Making, 3D Printing a Part of Egypt’s Change
It was another testy day in the post-revolution Cairo of 2012, with protestors and police crowding streets that threatened to erupt into violence.
US Army Investigating 3D Printers for Food Production
Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.
Boeing and Lotus Join Forces to Advance AM Processes and Materials
One makes planes, the other designs race cars. It would seem that on face value Boeing and Lotus Racing have little in common aside from a need for speed. However, just beneath the surface both companies rely on different permutations of the same physical processes to achieve success.
Civil, Architectural and Mechanical Models Come to Life with the ProJet 4500 3D Printer
3D System’s ProJet 4500 claims to be the only “continuous tone, full-color plastic 3D printer” on the market. It is capable of printing models with nearly one million colors. The ProJet 4500 accomplishes this through the use of a proprietary plastic powder called VisiJet C4 Spectrum.
New Composite Resins Could Lead to Larger, Stronger 3D Printed Structures
In wind farms across North America and Europe, sleek turbines equipped with state-of-the-art technology convert wind energy into electric power. But tucked inside the blades of these feats of modern engineering is a decidedly low-tech core material: balsa wood.