The Additive Manufacturing Collection

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Stay up to date on the advances in additive manufacturing. This collection highlights new applications of 3D printing, metal printing methods, materials development, medical devices, and bioprinting.

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NASA Lifts Metal 3D Printing to New Heights

July 19, 2021

A new metal 3D printing technique survives rigorous testing and promises to decrease the cost of engine components by up to 50 percent.

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Video: The Journey of Additive Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence

July 12, 2021

The future of additive manufacturing will rely on artificial intelligence and digital engineering advances to become a more robust and flexible manufacturing model.

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Quiz: Which New Materials are Popular in 3D Printing?

June 18, 2021

3D printing utilizes many materials for a wide range of applications. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about new 3D printing materials.

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Building Tough 3D Nanomaterials

May 27, 2021

Researchers use DNA nanotechnology to create sturdy nano-particle-based materials.

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Quiz: What's the Future of 3D Printing in Space?

May 19, 2021

From 3D-printed tools for astronauts to rocket engine parts, additive manufacturing is transforming space research. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about 3D printing in microgravity.

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A Morphing Nozzle for the Fourth Dimension

April 27, 2021

Novel nozzle design may transform 4D printing.

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5 Questions on the Future of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

April 20, 2021

Hauke Schultz, Airbus’ roadmap leader for additive manufacturing, highlights the company’s journey and the future of AM in aerospace.

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Is 3D Printing the Future of Manufacturing?

April 01, 2021

In 2020, companies turned to additive manufacturing as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted global supply chains. The question now is whether 3D printing and digital factories can become the future of manufacturing.

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Video: Emerging Trends in Additive for Medical Applications

March 03, 2021

From anatomical models to medical implants and point-of-care 3D printing, the applications of additive manufacturing in medical continue to grow.

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Podcast: Additive Manufacturing Revolutionizes Aerospace Design

February 24, 2021

Airbus Roadmap Leader Hauke Schultz talks about the industrialization of additive manufacturing within the aerospace industry.

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Video: Leveraging Data for Additive Manufacturing

February 15, 2021

Every additive manufacturing step generates a lot of data. In this video, GE Additive's Igal Kaptsan explains how engineers can use advanced data analytics to improve their additive manufacturing process.

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Manufacturing Blog: Diligence is Required When on the Hunt for Good AM Solutions

January 12, 2021

A lot of manufacturers feel compelled to explore additive manufacturing. The key to success is to avoid paralysis or ignorance and instead fully evaluate your AM options.

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3D Printing for Protection

December 04, 2020

Prusa Research’s open-source face shield design inspires makers to produce gear for healthcare workers.

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