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Bigger Bucks for Additive Manufacturing in the Stuff That Makes the Stuff

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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Image by Arne HĂĽckelheim [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Additive manufacturing is certainly bending down the cost and time curve for part production. Can it do the same for production of tooling used in traditional manufacturing techniques? Continue reading “Bigger Bucks for Additive Manufacturing in the Stuff That Makes the Stuff” »

Study Shows Tamping Better for BAAM

Posted on February 1st, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

When it’s time to go big or go home in additive manufacturing, how have researchers successfully addressed long deposition times for thermoplastics leading to reduced material strength between layers? Continue reading “Study Shows Tamping Better for BAAM” »

Big News in 3D Printing – Literally

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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Image is a composite of “Guinness World Record” by NicolasPazVal99, used under CC BY and “ORNL-Boeing trim tool” by ORNL. Image is licensed under CC BY by Ken Klapproth.

It’s not often that the term “biggest ever” can be used non-hyperbolically, but researchers at ORNL have earned this right as conferred by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. Continue reading “Big News in 3D Printing – Literally” »