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Siemens Proves Proficiency of Printing Powder

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

Siemens 3D printed turbine blade

Image by Siemens via

Think it’s not possible for the operating temperature of a gas turbine to exceed the rupture temperature of the metal it’s made of? Well, Siemens has proven the physics of cooling is not only faster to produce with additive manufacturing, but every bit as reliable. Continue reading “Siemens Proves Proficiency of Printing Powder” »

Additive and Robotics – Better Together

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications


By Stratasys Ltd. via

The best manufacturing step is the one you don’t have to do. Combining additive manufacturing with robotic positioning eliminates the need for temporary support structures and their requisite downstream removal steps. Continue reading “Additive and Robotics – Better Together” »

And the Winners Are…

Posted on September 7th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

With all the technology advancements taking place in the consumer electronics industry, how are you supposed to know what’s noteworthy? Spoiler alert – there’s a trade show for that… Continue reading “And the Winners Are…” »

Additive Manufacturing: Tastes Great or Less Filling?

Posted on August 10th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications


By Janne Kyttanen via de zeen magazine

From aerospace and automotive parts to custom prosthetic devices and designer clothing, new applications of additive manufacturing seem to emerge daily. Are its benefits limited to the engineering end of the product life-cycle or will additive manufacturing pay greater dividends later in the process? Continue reading “Additive Manufacturing: Tastes Great or Less Filling?” »