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Made In Space

NASA send a ratchet to be printed in space

The NASA backed project Made In Space have emailed their first tool needed on the International Space Station and it WORKS. more »

19 Dec 2014 16:08 AM & 3D Printing

How 3D printing improved this little girl's odds of survival

Neurosurgeons at Boston Children's Hospital printed an exact replica of Grace's brain before operating in order to perform surgery twice but only cut once. more »

19 Dec 2014 12:24 AM & 3D Printing

Materialise officially opens Shanghai office

Belgium-headquartered Materialise officially opens new office in China with 3D printing software and R&D focus. more »

19 Dec 2014 10:50 AM & 3D Printing

Watch: Frank Cooper on how the jewellery industry is preparing for 3D printing of precious metals

Our most local and vocal speaker is the Birmingham City University School of Jewellery's Frank Cooper with a fascinating talk on how that industry is preparing for the shift 3D printing of precious metals brings. more »

18 Dec 2014 17:15 AM & 3D Printing

Andy Christensen: How 3D Printing is Changing the Game in Healthcare

3D Systems' VP of Personalized Surgery & Medical Devices and former CEO of Medical Modelling with his fascinating talk at TCT. *warning: contains some graphic scenes of surgery* more »

17 Dec 2014 17:22 AM & 3D Printing

3D Printed Medical Models help to battle cancer

By printing models of tumours and organs researchers have discovered a more effective way of analysing radiation treatment. more »

17 Dec 2014 17:09 AM & 3D Printing

Spring srl uses the Nikon Metrology 3D laser scanner for reverse engineering, testing and dimensional control.

Nikon / Spring srl

Spring S.r.l uses laser scanning for QC of 3D printed parts

7-axis CNC articulated measuring arm and a digital laser scanning head from Nikon Metrology helps Italian rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing bureau reverse engineer components. more »

17 Dec 2014 16:10 Imaging

Prototyping still the king for 3D printing

The story of how 3D printing helped a London-based fashion accessory company get off the ground two years after being put on ice. more »

17 Dec 2014 14:26 Fashion & Jewellery

WATCH: How BAE Systems are implementing 3D Printing.

John Dunstan's fascinating talk at TCT Show + Personalize 2014 reveals just how much 3D printed aircraft is becoming a reality. more »

16 Dec 2014 17:05 AM & 3D Printing

Renishaw and MOSI team up to debunk 3D Printing myths

A new exhibition in Manchester, UK aims to educate the general public on the real applications of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. more »

16 Dec 2014 14:36 AM & 3D Printing

Design for 3D Printing: No Rules or New Rules?

For all of 3D Printing's unique properties like mass customisation, free complexity etc according to Mike Ayre of Crucible Industrial Design those properties are nothing without design. more »

15 Dec 2014 16:54 Daniel O'Connor's Blog

Additive manufacturing for spinal implants from Concept Laser

Find out how laser melted spinal cages can improve patient outcomes. more »

15 Dec 2014 15:32 AM & 3D Printing

3D Printing wins Gebo Germax Innovation Award

At international packaging show all4pack the French packaging company beat off competition with the use of 3D printing tools. more »

15 Dec 2014 12:13 AM & 3D Printing

Parts of the environmental control system on this commercial helicopter were produced using EOS AM technology (courtesy Bell Helicopter).

EOS

Additive manufacturing of flight-certified hardware for Bell Helicopter

Freedom of design key to use of additive manufacturing technologies for aerospace firm Bell Helicopter. more »

15 Dec 2014 09:43 AM & 3D Printing

SLM Solutions

High demand for additive manufacturing technology reported by SLM Solutions

SLM Solutions Group presented at EuroMold 2014, the new generation of additive manufacturing systems. SLM Solutions reportedly convinced the in new generation of additive manufacturing systems. more »

15 Dec 2014 09:25 AM & 3D Printing

Customer focus makes your 3D Printing platform stand out

Tried to reach the big crowd — consumers — with your online 3D print platform lately? Recent research from Berenshot suggests you may need to reassess how you meet their needs. more »

13 Dec 2014 08:32 , , AM & 3D Printing

ARRK gets seal of approval for manufacturing aerospace components

Locations in Nuneaton and Petersfield receive accreditation for manufacture of composite and metals for aerospace markets. more »

12 Dec 2014 15:48 AM & 3D Printing

Luxion's KeyShot for 3D imaging to enhance 3D Systems software

Partnership set to establish KeyShot technology as standard rendering solution in 3D Systems’ Geomagic software. more »

12 Dec 2014 11:52 Software

MecSoft certifies VisualCAM compatibility for SolidWorks 2015

VisualCAM plug-in for 3D design software includes two modules VisualCAM-MILL and VisualCAM-TURN. more »

12 Dec 2014 10:26 Software

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  • 2015 International CES

    The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. more »

  • Materialise World Conference

    Materialise will have its next World Conference in 2015, coinciding with the 25th anniversary year of the company and will focus on the theme of 3D Printing for communities. more »

  • TCT Show + Personalize 2015

    Held annually the TCT Show showcases almost 200 exhibitors. It features the entire spectrum of 3D printing and additive manufacturing machines in action as well as supporting technologies and software for scanning, digitising and inspection. more »