Heather Caliendo

News

Additive Manufacturing at NPE2018, from Prototyping to Production

Attending NPE2018 next week? Here's what to expect from an additive manufacturing perspective, including a new zone and workshop focused on 3D printing.

Polymer AM

Formlabs Process to Deliver Custom 3D-Printed Earbuds

A process that uses the Form 2 3D printer and Formlabs resin to produce custom silicone ear molds is part of the "year of mass customized earbuds."

Polymer AM

3D-Printed Sneakers Gaining Traction

Under Armour, Adidas, Nike and New Balance are applying different additive manufacturing technologies and materials for customized kicks.

Production

Windform Composite 3D Printing Materials Enable Lightweight, Flexible Air Inlet

CRP Technology recently developed a new front air inlet for a Moto3 racing customer, which was manufactured in Windform materials by using an SLS additive manufacturing technique.

Polymer AM

Researchers Successfully 3D Print Carbon Fiber

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers claim to be the first to 3D print aerospace-grade carbon fiber.

News

Mercedes-Benz Turns to 3D Printing for Plastic Spare Parts

This marks the first time the company is offering 3D-printed spare parts.

Technology

AM’s Getting "Bigger" In More Than Just Cars

Large-scale additive manufacturing is disrupting the (already disruptive) 3D printing field.

Materials

Material Freedom

A maker of engineered plastic components applies a 3D printer that uses the same granulate as molding machines.

Production

Additive Manufacturing: Front and Center at SPE’s ACCE

Ford discusses Carbon3D's layerless 3D printing technology.