3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8222/more en 5 Ways to Keep Your Machine Shop Competitive in the Digital Age http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Markforged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many ways, the manufacturing world has gone digital, with computers controlling everything from</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age#comments 3D Printing White Papers Plastics and Composites Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:37:00 +0000 68651 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Ways to Increase Bandwidth on Your CNC Mill with a Desktop 3D Printer http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Markforged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No matter the size of a machine shop, the right 3D printer can help keep expensive tools free</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer#comments 3D Printing White Papers Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:22:00 +0000 68641 at http://machinedesign.com Low-Cost 3D Printers Are Growing Up http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing <div class="field-byline"> Joshua M. Pearce, Michigan Technological University </div> <div class="field-deck"> But can consumer versions compete with industrial 3D printers? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 3D printing community can be roughly divided into two groups: the high technology and the accessible technology sectors. Machine designers have embraced the high technology side... </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing#comments 3D Printing Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:43:00 +0000 69731 at http://machinedesign.com The World of Design & Manufacturing Under One Roof http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Highlights of the Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, and other events include 3D printing for microfluidics and a medical sealer with RFID readers and an optical sensor.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0#comments 3D Printing Editorial Comment Medical Packaging IoT Materials Efficient Engineering Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:23:00 +0000 69581 at http://machinedesign.com 7 Conferences to Catch at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show http://machinedesign.com/news/7-conferences-catch-pacific-design-manufacturing-show <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Gonzalez </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are the must-see conferences at this year’s Pacific Design & Manufacturing show, covering the full range of the engineering industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the Pacific Design & Manufacturing show, there are two educational opportunities offering more than 70 hours of conferences...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/7-conferences-catch-pacific-design-manufacturing-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/7-conferences-catch-pacific-design-manufacturing-show#comments 3D Printing Medical Robotics IoT News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:33:00 +0000 69511 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Simple Rules to Becoming a Design Guru http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru <div class="field-byline"> Cabe Atwell </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to 3D printing and design, here's some sound advice for the new engineer—and probably a few of the experienced ones as well. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I started using 3D printers of the fused-filament type about seven years ago. The first one I ever had to work with was a nightmare. It had to be readjusted each and every time...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru#comments 3D Printing CAD FEA and Simulation Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:02:00 +0000 69361 at http://machinedesign.com An Insider’s Guide to Laser Sintering http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/insider-s-guide-laser-sintering <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to ensure accuracy and optimize part design for the Laser Sintering (LS) build process and compatible materials.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/insider-s-guide-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/insider-s-guide-laser-sintering#comments 3D Printing White Papers Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:40:00 +0000 68811 at http://machinedesign.com Getting the Most Out of Metal 3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/getting-most-out-metal-3d-printing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys Direct </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Metal 3D printing is the ideal alternative to complex designs that machining or casting can’t achieve. It offers the mechanical</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/getting-most-out-metal-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/getting-most-out-metal-3d-printing#comments 3D Printing White Papers Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:36:00 +0000 68801 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Jigs & Fixtures for the Production Floor http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-jigs-fixtures-production-floor <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys Direct </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D printed jigs and fixtures open up new possibilities on manufacturing-floor productivity. 3D printing processes are easy to</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-jigs-fixtures-production-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-jigs-fixtures-production-floor#comments 3D Printing White Papers Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:27:00 +0000 68791 at http://machinedesign.com Checking Out the Forbes 30 under 30 http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30 <div class="node-body blog-body">Every year Forbes publishes its 30 people under 30 years of age in manufacturing and industry who are making some big moves....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30#comments 3D Printing Editorial Comment Robotics News Efficient Engineering Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:03:00 +0000 68761 at http://machinedesign.com