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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.
The facility was created by Lipson in 2001 to develop robots that “create and are creative. We explore novel autonomous systems that can design and make other machines automatically,” he points out.
BROOKLYN, NY—MakerBot and Nokia have created a free, downloadable file that enables consumers to create custom cases for their cell phones using a 3D printer.
MELBOURNE, Australia—Once considered science fiction, the ability to do 3D printing has become a reality. The trend is expected to pick up steam in 2013.