3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8222/more en Additive Manufacturing Processes http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/additive-manufacturing-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are some of the ways to reduce costs and accelerate time-to-market using additive manufacturing? How many types of additive manufacturing processes are there? Are there design guidelines...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/additive-manufacturing-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/additive-manufacturing-processes#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:40:00 +0000 47951 at http://machinedesign.com 3D-Printing Material Lightens Racecar Load http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-material-lightens-racecar-load <div class="field-deck"> “How can we make this racecar fast, while using less power to move it?” A DeltaWing team found answers by tapping into a new resource. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The success of a high-performance 3D material in a fully functional racecar opens new doors to innovation in the automotive industry and in developing 3D-printing and SLS methods. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-material-lightens-racecar-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-material-lightens-racecar-load#comments 3D Printing Automotive News Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0000 47821 at http://machinedesign.com <p>A&nbsp;3-D printed&nbsp;intake manifold for a&nbsp;DeltaWing&nbsp;race&nbsp;car&nbsp;was made out of&nbsp;Windform&nbsp;XT 2.0&nbsp;in order to simplify manufacturing and&nbsp;decrease the weight of the automobile, all while withstanding high&nbsp;temperatures and pressures of the gearbox oil.&nbsp;</p> 3D Printing Essentials and Trends http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-essentials-and-trends <div class="field-deck"> Here’s a look at 3D printing’s potential and how it may grow. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Limitations and developments are changing the way engineers think about of 3D printing. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-essentials-and-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-essentials-and-trends#comments 3D Printing Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:01:00 +0000 47581 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Stereolithography and Selective Laser Sintering? http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/what-s-difference-between-stereolithography-and-selective-laser-sintering <div class="field-deck"> Depending on the application, one must weigh the pros and cons of a liquid- or powder-based approach to optimize 3D printing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Depending on the application, one must weigh the pros and cons of a liquid- or powder-based approach to optimize 3D printing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/what-s-difference-between-stereolithography-and-selective-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/what-s-difference-between-stereolithography-and-selective-laser-sintering#comments 3D Printing Materials Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:49:00 +0000 47551 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is Additive Manufacturing? What type of mold could be replaced with a 3D printed mold? Are there benefits to changing to a 3D printed mold?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-manufacturing#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:52:00 +0000 47091 at http://machinedesign.com FANUC 3D Area Sensor for Robotic Bin Picking http://machinedesign.com/fanuc-3d-area-sensor-robotic-bin-picking <div class="node-body link-body">Robotic bin picking can be a challenging process because the objects in the bin are often jumbled in a pile in many different orientations. Here, FANUC demonstrates how their 3D Area Sensor solves this problem by providing a 3D map of the objects and relaying that info to a robotic arm and gripper. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/RoboticBinPickingVideo_Promo.gif?1424441466" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fanuc-3d-area-sensor-robotic-bin-picking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +0000 46561 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Goes Big with the 3DP1000 http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing-goes-big-3dp1000 <div class="node-body link-body">If you have big design ideas, now you can build big too. The 3DP1000 3D printer features a 1m x 1m x 0.5m build area for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), SIMO Series Linear Motion Actuators from PBC Linear, open-source software compatibility and lets you create with a multitude of different materials.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/3DP_Promo.gif?1424296050" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing-goes-big-3dp1000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:46:00 +0000 46501 at http://machinedesign.com Shelby Cobra Recreated Using 3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/shelby-cobra-recreated-using-3d-printing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Engineers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee built a replica of the Shelby Cobra to celebrate the car&rsquo;s 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/shelby-cobra-recreated-using-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/shelby-cobra-recreated-using-3d-printing#comments 3D Printing Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:16:00 +0000 46351 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Turns a Smartphone into a Microscope http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-turns-smartphone-microscope <div class="node-body article-body">Download and Print Your Own Microscope</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-turns-smartphone-microscope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-turns-smartphone-microscope#comments 3D Printing Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:15:00 +0000 45711 at http://machinedesign.com <p>PNNL&rsquo;s 3D printed clip can show and send magnified images.&nbsp;</p> This 3D Printer Costs Only $349 http://machinedesign.com/3d-printer-costs-only-349 <div class="node-body link-body">If you have been itching to get into 3D printing but have been hesitating because of the cost, you may want to consider the Da Vinci Jr. from XYZPrinting, which won the prestigious Editors’ Choice Award at CES last year. They are offering their Da Vinci Jr. for $349, a fraction of the cost of their competitors. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/3DPrinterVideoPromo.jpg?1421770637" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printer-costs-only-349" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:00 +0000 45571 at http://machinedesign.com