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3D Printing Offers Advantages to Companies and Consumers

Posted on November 30th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

It looks like manufacturing is coming back to the United States, but not in the way you might think. Although it felt like a futuristic novelty only a few years ago, 3D printing has exploded as a viable way to make products in all shapes, sizes and materials. Continue reading “3D Printing Offers Advantages to Companies and Consumers” »

Thin Films: A Step Closer to Solar-Cell Windows

Posted on November 17th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Thin films crop up all over the place in our daily lives. They appear as the antireflection coatings on our glasses, on CDs and DVDs, on magnetic tapes and in lasers. Life wouldn’t be the same without them. Continue reading “Thin Films: A Step Closer to Solar-Cell Windows” »

Fast, Cheap, Molten Metal 3D Printing

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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If the logistics and cost hurdles of powdered metals has kept you in the evaluation phase of additive manufacturing technology, newly available liquid metal 3D printing could get you in the flow. Continue reading “Fast, Cheap, Molten Metal 3D Printing” »

Additive Manufacturing Primer with Bonus Videos

Posted on November 8th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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Quick, name four different methods of additive manufacturing including each of their respective unique characteristics… Continue reading “Additive Manufacturing Primer with Bonus Videos” »

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