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Missouri S&T Researchers Study Additive Manufacturing

March 1, 2014

By redesigning multipart components, such as fuel nozzles, ducting and valves, into one-piece components, engineers can reduce weight, simplify assembly and cut costs.


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3D Printer Aids in Manufacturing of Supersonic Car

March 1, 2014

Pencil-shaped, the Bloodhound SSC supersonic car aims to rewrite history in the summer of 2015. At that time, the car will attempt to reach a land speed of 1,000 mph—easily exceeding the world land speed record of 763 mph, set by its predecessor Thrust SSC on Oct. 15, 1997.


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Airbus Tests Investment Casting vs. Laser Sintering

February 20, 2014

NOVI, MI—Airbus Group Innovation and EOS recently conducted a test that pitted rapid investment casting against direct metal laser sintering. Engineers examined an Airbus A320 nacelle hinge bracket, focusing on its overall lifecycle. The testing will serve as the basis for an ongoing cradle-to-grave study into other aerospace parts and production processes.


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Titanium Bike Frame Created With 3D Printing

February 11, 2014

BOLTON, UK—Empire Cycles and Renishaw, a manufacturer of additive manufacturing technology, have created a lightweight, titanium bicycle frame through 3D printing.


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Does 3D Printing Work with Wiring?

Additive manufacturing can be used to produce connectors and terminals.
October 1, 2013

According to many experts, 3D printing promises to revolutionize the way numerous products are designed and mass-produced.


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3D Printer Makes Orthopedic Prototyping a Smooth Operation

October 1, 2013
How quickly a manufacturer embraces new technology depends on its potential benefits. Three-dimensional printing, for example, enables manufacturers to build 3D parts and products quicker and with more precision than conventional machining.
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New Additive Manufacturing Process Could Create New Materials for Spacecraft

September 26, 2013

ROLLA, MO—Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are running computer simulations of additive manufacturing processes that could lead to stronger, more durable materials for spacecraft.


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NIST Grants $7.4 Million for Additive Manufacturing Research

September 20, 2013

WASHINGTON—The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded two grants totaling $7.4 million to fund research projects aimed at improving the rapidly developing field of additive manufacturing.


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DMLS Perfects Medical-Device Prototyping

August 7, 2013

In business since 1969, C&A Tool Engineering Inc. is a contract manufacturer of engineered components. The company makes implants, instrumentation and tools for the medical, aeronautical, defense, transportation and other industries at its 700,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Churubusco, IN.


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Does 3D Printing Have a Future?

July 12, 2013

Despite all the recent hype and hoopla, does 3D printing have a future in mainstream manufacturing?


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6/9/14
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Thousands of professionals from Michigan and the Great Lakes states will gather at an unprecedented event to celebrate manufacturing next year.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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