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additive manufacturing. 3D printing.

What can it do for you, really?


metal additive (slm, ded, bdj)

Metal printing is here. And it’s revolutionizing industries across the globe.


polymer additive (sla, fdm, sls)

Binded by the light. (AM goes commercial)


scanners

Reverse engineering. Data storage and transmission. Metrology.


accessories and consumables

Do more. Do it better. And with the right materials.


THE STATE OF AM STANDARDS

In light of the series of ASTM F42 committee dedicated to updating and continuing their work on AM standards, this article has been updated and…

POLYPROPYLENE: THERMOPLASTIC WORKHORSE

Pill containers. Plastic furniture. Containers for cleaning fluids. Rubbermaid storage bins. Since its origins in 1951, polypropylene (PPE) has become one of the most common…

The News in 3D

It is spring and around the globe, more and more are sprouting, and it’s easy to understand why people would choose to have one. After…

MIND OF METAL: POST-PROCESSING

(This article was produced in collaboration with Eplus3D and is the second article in our Mind of Metal series.  If you missed it, the article…

MIND OF METAL

Four Additive Design Benefits When Lightweighting Metal 3D Printed Parts Design freedom. Of the vast benefits offered by additive manufacturing, this is one of the…

CANARI – CANadian Academic and Research Incentive

Canada is lagging behind. New technologies have launched a modern industrial revolution and we are barely part of it. Educators should be concerned; will the…

DEVIL’S IN THE DIFFERENCES

This is an account of two industrial machine-tooling and sales companies and how they each choose to produce the same new product. Both make intelligent…

DESIGNING A HEAT EXCHANGER

Shining 3D worked with the Harbin Institute of Technology to design a heat exchanger to address a problem that had been plaguing electric race car.…

NEW PRODUCT: EINSCAN HX

Based on years of 3D measurement experience and market demand, SHINING 3D innovatively integrates blue LED light and blue laser into EinScan HX handheld 3D…