I had a discussion with Velo3D and learned of a very interesting application for metal 3D printing.
The Most Important Application for 3D Printing: Conformal Cooling
Conformal cooling is not only a better way to cool injection molds for plastics, but it might allow hypersonic air travel.
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential use of 3D printing technology to improve the efficiency of CHP operations.
This 3D Printer Hot End Needs No Fan
I had a look at Slice Engineering’s highly unusual Mosquito Conduct hot end, and was surprised to find it doesn’t need a fan.
New Steel Alloy Could Be Used in Tesla’s GigaPress
Automaker Tesla could use a new 3D printable steel alloy to build electric vehicles in the future.
Fully Martensitic Stainless Steel 3D Printing Process Developed
Researchers have found a way to 3D print fully martensitic stainless steel.
What’s Behind Azul 3D’s LAKE 3D Printer?
Azul 3D is one of the latest 3D print companies to appear on the scene, and we spoke to the company’s Chief Revenue Officer, Tuan Tranpham, to find out more.
3D Printing and Commercial Refrigeration
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers take a look at how the commercial refrigeration industry is beginning to make production use of 3D printing technology.
High Efficiency Solid State Cooling Made Through Additive Manufacturing
Researchers have developed a new application for 3D printing that could revolutionize the energy efficiency of solid state cooling equipment.
Water Cooled Hot End!
A Kickstarter project proposes an inexpensive water cooled head for 3D printers.
Wim3rl: A Water-Cooled 3D Printhead
There’s an unusual piece of hardware available for pre-order: a water-cooled 3D print head designed for delta-style 3D printers.