3D Printing Innovation

3D printed model of the prosthetic spine

Medical Applications for 3D Printing in Modern Medicine

By Materials Team / March 31, 2022

The medical sector has been a pioneer in adopting 3D printing technology, with the first 3D printed dental implants and custom prosthetics manufactured in the 1990s. Over the years, 3D…

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jig and fixture

CNC vs. 3D Printing: Buying, Making, or Outsourcing Machined Jigs and Fixtures

By Smart Factory Team / March 29, 2022

Jigs and fixtures are ubiquitous in the manufacturing world. From aerospace engineering to consumer goods production, jigs and fixtures help companies improve their daily operations. Machinists use jigs to guide…

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Additive manufacturing materials

Top Additive Manufacturing Materials by Industry

By Materials Team / March 17, 2022

Some of the first materials used for 3D printing were photopolymers hardened with UV light, as demonstrated by the Japanese inventor Hideo Kodama in 1981. The range of available additive…

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Additive manufacturing techniques

Incorporating Additive Manufacturing Techniques: Pros and Cons

By Hardware Team / March 15, 2022

Manufacturers should consider the advantages and disadvantages of moving to an all-additive manufacturing model because a hybrid approach offers numerous benefits. This article will weigh the pros and cons to clarify that choice.

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3D printer

What is DLP 3D Printing?

By Hardware Team / March 10, 2022

The capabilities of DLP printers allow for faster manufacturing of products like dental appliances, medical devices, and footwear and enable improvements in design and quality. DLP offers faster production speed, better surface finish, and isotropic material properties.

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Models of 3D printed consumer goods

Environmental Sustainability of 3D Printing Consumer Goods

By Smart Factory Team / February 25, 2022

Customers are more environmentally aware and place greater value on sustainable consumer goods and businesses that adopt environmentally-friendly manufacturing strategies. Recent advancements in 3D printing polymers with bio-based materials or…

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3D printing during work process

How to Make Manufacturing More Sustainable With 3D Printing Technology

By Footwear Team / February 9, 2022

Every year, American manufacturers generate and dispose of 7.6 billion tons of solid waste, according to data released by the EPA. Despite being recyclable, a significant portion of that waste…

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Types of additive manufacturing

Understanding Seven Types of Additive Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team / January 25, 2022

Additive manufacturing, or high-volume 3D printing, utilizes multiple production lines to produce a wide range of products. By opting for a hybrid or fully additive manufacturing approach, companies can transform…

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3D printed lattice structure

Using Lattice Structures in Additive Manufacturing Software

By Materials Team / January 20, 2022

Additive manufacturing is increasingly leveraged for enhancing or improving product performance. Lattice structures are one common design technique. A lattice structure is a microarchitecture designed with a network of repeating…

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A representational image of a dental office adopting 3D printing dental trends.

3D Printing Dental Trends that Upgrade Your Practice

By Dental Team / January 6, 2022

3D printing solutions enable dental practitioners to realize the benefits of digital dentistry, including improving patient experience, more comfortable device fit, and faster turnaround times. The accuracy, strength, and speed…

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