3D Systems launches its latest software solution 3DXpert for SolidWorks 15, which prepares and optimizes users’ designs for additive manufacturing.
Additive manufacturing is realizing its promise for scale production during the coronavirus period, but machining is an essential downstream capacity need that has to be expanded to keep up.
The Cool Parts Show, the series from Additive Manufacturing Media about 3D printing for industrial production, has produced special episodes about 3D printing during the COVID-19 crisis.
Sister publication Additive Manufacturing’s video series focused on industrial 3D printing releases special episodes showing how and why additive manufacturing is growing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Now in its second season, the YouTube series from Additive Manufacturing uses cool parts to explore the capabilities of industrial 3D printing.
Combining Injection Molding with 3D Printing Creates Freedom from Conventional Moldmaking Techniques
Rich Oles of Alba Enterprises and Carsten Jarfelt of Addifab discuss how free form injection molding provides freedom from conventional moldmaking methods.
A shop had a problem with chips and coolant being shot back through tube material it was machining on a bar-fed CNC turning center. Its solution was to 3D-print a plug to insert into the back end of the tubes. It uses its 3D printer in other ways, too.
As the COVID-19 crisis has deepened, Rocklin Manufacturing has been addressing the need to fulfill the growing PPE backlog by not only turning to 3D printing, but by also connecting with its local community.
If you are a medical professional in the U.S., you've likely heard that 3D printing can be an answer to equipment shortages. Here's how to find local 3D printing specialists and how to talk to them once you have.