Recent Articles

October 9, 2017 2:08 pm
Jim Reitz, General Manager, Union Tech
The landscape of additive manufacturing has changed dramatically since the commercialization of stereolithography (SL) as the first viable 3D printing technology. In fact, the terms “3D printing” and “additive...
October 9, 2017 2:13 pm
Simon Fried, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, Nano Dimension
Among manufacturers, there is a common perception that the more complicated the concept, the longer it takes to produce a market-ready functional object. This is especially relevant for the highly competitive...
October 9, 2017 9:14 am
Kent Firestone, COO, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
There was a time not too long ago that the latest 3D-printing achievement - a car, satellite antenna, or even a house - dominated news cycles. The hype bolstered awareness of the technology, but it didn’t truly...
October 6, 2017 2:10 pm
Dennis Spaeth, Electronic Media Editor, Cutting Tool Engineering (CTE)
It seems like you can't go a week without a news report about how 3D printing technology is going to change the world. And it isn't that 3D printing isn't making waves, but since the technology was first conceived...
October 4, 2017 3:56 pm
Cullen Hilkene, CEO and Co-Founder, 3Diligent
The fastest growing segment of the 3D printing/additive manufacturing is metal 3D printing. In just the last decade - and in particular the last few years - the technology has matured, and applications have evolved...
October 5, 2017 10:15 am
Greg Thompson, Global Product Manager, 3D Printing, Proto Labs
Our connected vehicles are now part of our connected lives. That means automakers must deliver not only connectivity for hands-free calling, navigation, and music, but more embedded technologies and sensors...
October 3, 2017 4:11 pm
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
Some things in life - and music - just won’t go away. In life, we have Kim Jong-un and the IRS. And in music, we have the Beach Boys. Formed in Hawthorne, CA, in 1961, they’re still touring and singing about...
October 3, 2017 11:47 am
ECN Staff
Industry experts answer the question: What new applications do you see 3D printing being adopted for over the next year or two...
October 3, 2017 9:36 am
Jon Eric Van Roekel, 3D Printing Process Engineer, Proto Labs
Technology giant HP has developed and recently launched Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), an industrial-grade 3D printing technology that quickly and accurately produces functional prototypes and end-use parts for...
October 2, 2017 2:46 pm
Devin Morrissey, Freelance Writer and Tech Enthusiast
Real-world applications of the online and Internet of Things (IoT) revolutions are still in their nascent stages, but they’re coming to the healthcare and public safety sectors in more ways than one. The IoT has...
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