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BOLTON, UK—Empire Cycles and Renishaw, a manufacturer of additive manufacturing technology, have created a lightweight, titanium bicycle frame through 3D printing.
For the past year, the European Space Agency, in conjunction with London-based architectural firm Foster+Partners, has been performing tests to see if a Moon base can be 3D printed with local soil, rather than traditional thermoplastic. They call the soil "regolith."
NISKAYUNA, NY—Siemens company is developing the 3D technology at its research facility here and will use it to produce fuel nozzles and other engine parts starting in 2016.
BOULDER, CO—Researchers at the University of Colorado have successfully incorporated “shape memory” polymer fibers into the composite materials used in traditional 3D printing, which results in the production of an object fixed in one shape that can later be changed to take on a new shape.
PORTLAND, OR—Autodesk has partnered with design and manufacturing firm ADX to create a new space here called The Bridge. This new space will give engineers access to advanced CAD software and 3D printers.
According to many experts, 3D printing promises to revolutionize the way numerous products are designed and mass-produced.
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.
Despite all the recent hype and hoopla, does 3D printing have a future in mainstream manufacturing?
BROOKLYN, NY—MakerBot, a manufacturer of desktop 3D printers, will hold a job fair here March 15 to fill more than 50 job openings, including at least 10 engineering and production positions.
LIA's 6th Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop (LAM) will bring industry specialists, executives, users and researchers from around the world to show how laser additive processes can be applied effectively and affordably to today's manufacturing challenges. This workshop will have significant impact on the widespread industrial implementations of laser additive manufacturing.Read More