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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis


The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

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Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community

Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community


The Siemens AM network is available globally and covers the entire value chain – from upload and simulation to checking the design up to the printing process and associated services.

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The Need for Green in 3D Printing

The Need for Green in 3D Printing


By Ben Smye, Matmatch It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there is still room to improve the sustainability of this process.

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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community

The Siemens AM network is available globally and covers the entire value chain – from upload and simulation to checking the design up to the printing process and associated services.

The Need for Green in 3D Printing

By Ben Smye, Matmatch It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there is still room to improve the sustainability of this process.

Moving Beyond Prototypes: Is 3D printing the answer for the manufacture of safety-critical vehicle p

By Kostas Poulios, Pailton Engineering This article explains how 3D printing is used in large vehicle manufacturing and whether this method could play a role in the production of safety critical parts.

Sandvik creates 'unsmashable guitar' via additive manufacturing, 3D printing for Swedish guitarist

Global engineering company Sandvik decided to test its additive manufacturing and 3D printing techniques by building the world’s first all-metal, unbreakable guitar and letting Malmsteen unleash his smashing skills.

Carnegie Mellon research aims at identifying causes for defects in 3D Printing

New research published today in Science, led by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Argonne National Laboratory, has identified how and when these gas pockets form, as well as a methodology to predict their formation – a pivotal discovery that could dramatically improve the 3D printing process.

Mitsubishi Electric robot helps English university explore 3D printing and art

Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) is increasingly being used in the manufacturing industry for prototyping, low volume manufacture and for making items with complex shapes which cannot easily be reproduced by other means.

Senvol announces free 3D Printing Database

Users are able to search the database by over 30 fields, such as machine build size, material type, and material tensile strength.

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