Upon the announcement of their successful experiments in 3D printing inside of a vacuum, space-printing startup Made In Space has announced a partnership that will take them even further towards the goal of in-space manufacturing. Today, the firm has made public an agreement with NanoRacks, a commercial provider of low-Earth orbit services, to 3D print satellites on-demand from the International Space Station or any other CubeSat deployment platform. Continue reading “NanoRacks, Made in Space Team Up for 3D Printing Satellites in Space (Video)”
With 207 additive manufacturing machines and 80 conventional manufacturing platforms, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing is a key provider of additive manufacturing (AM) services. CEO Joe Allison explains that Stratasys Direct Manufacturing offers services that aid every stage of product development. Continue reading “Solid Concepts, Harvest Technologies, RedEye Formulate Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to 3D Print Functional Parts”
Industry collaboration is the driver for sustainable growth in new manufacturing technology for the energy and offshore industries.
TWI and Lloyd’s Register Energy are presenting a joint industry project, on 8 September in the UK, titled ‘Certification of laser powder additive manufactured components for industrial adoption in the energy and offshore sectors’. Continue reading “TWI, LR Energy Present Joint Industry Project in Laser Additive Manufacturing”
Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software is the most suitable for getting this job done. So what’s the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing? Read on to discover the top 25! Continue reading “Top 25 Most Popular 3D Printing Software for 3D Modeling & Design”
By launching the Sprout desktop 3D scanning and imaging platform, HP has already taken a leading role in the evolution of physical 3D technology by giving users a way to easily digitize physical objects. Continue reading “HP, Sculpteo Team Up to 3D Print Directly from Sprout Platform”
Clearly the CAD software giant, Autodesk views 3D printing as a major part of their business plan moving forward. Not only have they integrated 3D printing into several of their software packages, but they’ve also created an entire platform called Spark, as well as manufacturing their own SLA 3D printer. Continue reading “Autodesk, Microsoft Partner to Integrate 3D Printing Platform into Windows 10”