3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8222/more en Highly Conductive Thermoplastic Shows Promise in 3D-Printed Circuits http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/highly-conductive-thermoplastic-shows-promise-3d-printed-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">Thermoplastic filament has low resistivity, and features thermal and mechanical strength for 3D-printed circuitry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/highly-conductive-thermoplastic-shows-promise-3d-printed-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/highly-conductive-thermoplastic-shows-promise-3d-printed-circuits#comments 3D Printing Fri, 22 May 2015 15:06:00 +0000 49071 at http://machinedesign.com <p>ISME&#39;s carbon powder and polypropylene thermoplastic filament&nbsp;demonstrates&nbsp;a mere resistance of 3.8 k&Omega;, while&nbsp;a commercial filaments&nbsp;measures a 2.8-M&Omega; resistance. Its thermal and mechanical strength allows it to be&nbsp;3D printed by standard 3D printers.</p> Agency for Science, Technology and Research 3D Printing Materials Let Medical Designers Work in New Ways http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-materials-let-medical-designers-work-new-ways <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D printed parts created with fused deposition modeling (FDM) technology find multiple uses in the medical industry. Designers are relying on this technology to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-materials-let-medical-designers-work-new-ways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-materials-let-medical-designers-work-new-ways#comments 3D Printing eBooks Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:14:00 +0000 48511 at http://machinedesign.com Tech Futurist, Bram De Zwart, Looks at the Fate of 3D Printing http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/tech-futurist-bram-de-zwart-looks-fate-3d-printing <div class="node-body article-body">Bram De Zwart, founder of 3Dhubs.com talks about the future and his views of 3D printing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/tech-futurist-bram-de-zwart-looks-fate-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/tech-futurist-bram-de-zwart-looks-fate-3d-printing#comments 3D Printing Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:20:00 +0000 48421 at http://machinedesign.com 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