French Company Designs Fully Playable Electric Violin Using 3D Printing

With the help of musical artist and violinist Laurent Bernadac, French company 3Dvarius designed a fully playable electric violin using the most advanced 3D printing technology and based on the traditional Stradivarius. Printed as a single piece, the process combines the precision of computer renderings and the time honored skills of violin making. Continue reading “French Company Designs Fully Playable Electric Violin Using 3D Printing”

NanoRacks, Made in Space Team Up for 3D Printing Satellites in Space (Video)

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)”

Solid Concepts, Harvest Technologies, RedEye Formulate Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to 3D Print Functional Parts

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”

TWI, LR Energy Present Joint Industry Project in Laser Additive Manufacturing

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”