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Cumberland Additive Expands Operations to Neighborhood 91 Campus

Neighborhood 91 is the first development to both condense and connect all components of the AM/3D printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
#supplychain #enterprise #metal

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ZVerse Launches “2D-to-3D” Automated Conversion for Part Production

Automation-assisted conversion generates usable 3D digital assets from legacy 2D manufacturing plans for service and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) part production
#supplychain #spareparts

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nTopology 3.0 Speeds Advanced AM Engineering Design

New opt-in feature enables nTop users to experience an instant 10 to to 100 times performance boost when visualizing workflows that use complex field-driven geometry.

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3D Printed Speaker Cabinet Delivers Big Sound in a Small Footprint

Node Audio’s Hylixa high-fidelity speaker takes advantage of selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printing to achieve a compact construction with an uncompromised sound range.
#composites #polymer

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Hi-Fi 3D Printed Speaker Cabinet: The Cool Parts Show #29

The Hylixa high-fidelity speaker has an internal geometry and footprint designed for optimal sound that could only be realized through 3D printing. How Node Audio developed and produces this product.
#video #composites #coolparts

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Stratasys, nTopology’s Fixture Software Simplifies AM Modeling, Design

FDM Assembly Fixture Generator automates design of jigs and fixtures, enabling engineers to quickly turn a part file into a ready-to-print fixture with a simple drag-and-drop function.
#polymer

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Metal 3D Printed Part Has Unplanned Feature, Not Part of the Design — AM: Why the Failure? #2

This component for the oil and gas industry features a shelf through the lattice structure that does not appear in the CAD model. How did it get there? The answer does not involve STL, but we talk about that anyway.
#AMWTF #metal #video

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Cadillac Blackwing Models Are First GM Cars Using Additive Manufacturing for Full-Scale Production

Three functional components are 3D printed thanks to cost savings and design freedom. Layers lines on the shift knob signify this advance.
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Lighter, Better-Performing Brake Rotor From 3D Printing: The Cool Parts Show #27

Additive manufacturing with an aluminum/ceramic composite enables a brake rotor with one-third the weight and five times the heat transfer of a typical rotor. We talk to the inventor on this episode of The Cool Parts Show.
#lightweighting #ceramic #video

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Esprit Collaboration with CETIM Aims at Binder Jetting Technology

Esprit’s additive suite products improve interoperability between software and machines for binder jetting.
#metal

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Carbon Offers Lattice-Generating Design Tech

The design software is said to accelerate the time from "idea to design."
#generativedesign #polymer

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BMF, Materialise Partner on 3D Printing File Editing Software

Magics Print for BMF gives customers a smooth workflow to easily interface between 3D file generation and the microArch line of micro-precision 3D printers.
#polymer

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PrintSyst Automates AM Decision Making with AI (Includes Video)

The startup’s cloud-based artificial intelligence tool is designed to help companies adopting additive manufacturing make fast, easy decisions about what and how to 3D print.
#machinelearning #enterprise #video

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More Than Meets the Eye to Cobra’s 3D Printed Putter

Cobra Golf drew attention in November 2020 with the launch of a limited-edition putter with metal 3D printed head. What this club says about product development, reshoring manufacturing and the future of consumer goods.
#metal

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3D Systems Chosen for Army Novel Thermal Application Project

Research seeks to create topologically optimized heat exchangers that will enable disruptive advancements in U.S. Army munitions technology.
#metal

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Beginning the AM Journey: An Uphill Battle

Faster machines, cheaper feedstocks, new standards – with all of these advances, why is additive manufacturing still “an uphill battle” for so many?

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