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News - Catch up on all our news and funding announcements. March 16, 2015 Harnesses light + oxygen to grow commercial quality parts at game-changing speeds Partners with Sequoia and Silver Lake and raises $40 million Carbon3D today emerged from stealth on the main stage of the TED conference with an innovative approach to polymer-based 3D printing that promises to advance the industry beyond basic prototyping to 3D manufacturing.

News - Catch up on all our news and funding announcements

3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping. Heliolithography by Orange Maker. L’impression 3D va nous étonner. Le groupe Gorgé vient de faire l’acquisition du chimiste allemand DeltaMed qui développe des résines photo-sensibles, à la fois pour le médical et l’industrie.

L’impression 3D va nous étonner

Il entend ainsi consolider son pôle impression 3D constitué autour de Prodways, issu de l’acquisition voici un an de Phidias Technologies et de sa technologie MovingLight. « Cette acquisition va nous apporter dans le domaine des résines, des technologies et des produits complémentaires à ceux que nous co-développons déjà avec notre partenaire Dreve », nous a expliqué en exclusivité pour Industrie & Technologies, Arnaud Guédou, responsable marketing et commercial de Prodways. « L’intégration verticale, jusqu’à la formulation et la fabrication de résines spécifiques en interne, va nous permettre de mieux maîtriser la création de valeur du couple machine/matière que nous proposons à nos clients ».

Jean-François Prevéraud Pour en savoir plus : Révolution dans l'impression 3D : une techno phare passe dans le domaine public. Le prototypage rapide par fabrication additive est devenu beaucoup plus accessible ces dernières années avec l'expiration de certains brevets technologiques.

Révolution dans l'impression 3D : une techno phare passe dans le domaine public

MakerBot Industries. MakerBot Industries is a Brooklyn, New York-based company founded in January 2009 by Bre Pettis, Adam Mayer and Zach "Hoeken" Smith producing 3D printers.

MakerBot Industries

MakerBot builds on the early progress of the RepRap Project. History[edit] Smith was one of the founding members of the RepRap Research Foundation,[1] a non-profit group created to help advance early research in the area of open-source 3D printers.[2] The company started shipping kits in April 2009 and had sold approximately 3,500 units as of March 2011. Demand for the kits was so great in 2009 that the company solicited MakerBot owners to provide parts for future devices from their own MakerBots.[3] Seed funding of $75,000 was provided by Jake Lodwick ($50,000) and Adrian Bowyer and his wife Christine ($25,000).[4] In late 2010 MakerBots bought out 3DWorldWide, merging the two teams. 3DWorldwide was the early innovator of 3D computer components and slowly gained popularity.

Products[edit] Open-source metal 3-D printer. Source[edit] Gerald C.

Open-source metal 3-D printer

Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders and Joshua M. How it Works. Can I buy or commission a project using WikiHouse?

How it Works

Yes. We are developing a supply chain of designers, manufacturers and builders ready to help you realise your project. In the meantime, if you would like to use WikiHouse as an early adopter, tell us about your project, and we’ll try to connect you with a team who might be be able to do your project as a pilot. Can I become a WikiHouse provider? Yes. Can I contribute to research and development?

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Affordable Housing. As 3D printing solutions advance in terms of available materials and scale, architects are beginning to adapt the on-demand technology for use in the construction of dwellings and other structures, ushering in the next stage of prefab buildings.

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Affordable Housing

Whether creating the units in pieces or in some cases, pre-assembled wholes, the on-demand nature of architecture is changing the pace at which areas can be developed, while reducing associated labor and costs. Here are two of the best examples that PSFK Labs has seen around the theme of click-to-print housing. High Resolution Desktop 3D Printer. Form Fans, The Formlabs journey began early 2011 through conversations among a group of designers and engineers. Just like you, we saw the power of 3D printing but were frustrated by the complexity and enormous price tags that come with high-end professional machines. And so, we started to dream of a digital fabrication tool that was intuitive, powerful and affordable all at once. Today that dream is here -- The Form 1 is shipping -- thanks to YOU.

We are proud to say that today we shipped the Collector’s Edition Form 1 printers and half of the Initial Formation tier of pledges. PHOTO-TECH : du matériel informatique imprimé ! 3D Printing Pioneer Joins Harvard Faculty. A leader in 3D printing and bio-inspired materials, Jennifer Lewis’ research explores microscale 3D printing for engineering and translational biology.

3D Printing Pioneer Joins Harvard Faculty

CAMBRIDGE/BOSTON, MA– Jennifer A. Lewis,an internationally recognized leader in the fields of 3D printing and biomimetic materials, has been appointed as the first Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and a Core Faculty Member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. Lewis is the first senior faculty to occupy a Wyss-endowed professorial chair. 3D printing—also known as additive manufacturing—is the process of fabricating three-dimensional solid objects from digital computer models. Lasersaur by Nortd Labs. Lasersaur The Lasersaur is an open source laser cutter.

Lasersaur by Nortd Labs

Stereolithography. An SLA produced part Stereolithography (SLA or SL; also known as optical fabrication, photo-solidification, solid free-form fabrication and solid imaging) is an additive manufacturing or 3D printing technology used for producing models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts up one layer at a time by curing a photo-reactive resin with a UV laser or another similar power source.[1] History[edit] The term “stereolithography” was coined in 1986 by Charles (Chuck) W.


Hull,[2] who patented it as a method and apparatus for making solid objects by successively "printing" thin layers of an ultraviolet curable material one on top of the other. Hull's patent described a concentrated beam of ultraviolet light focused onto the surface of a vat filled with liquid photopolymer. Technology[edit] Stereolithography apparatus. Models. SYSTEMS- VX4000: The large-format 3D printing system. Replication Revolution: Best 3D-Printed Objects in Entertainment, Science and War. Amazing 3-D printed creations are starting to surface at an incredible rate, demonstrating the innovation potential that the technique holds for almost every industry.

While these machines have been around for over two decades as a bona fide method of high-end design and manufacturing, they had largely gone unnoticed by the general public until the advent of compact, open source, free-software printers like the RepRap. This movement helped bring the technology to a wide group of users and allowed for small-scale commercial, educational, and domestic use. Mass interest and adoption is now resulting in new concepts and designs in almost every segment of commerce. Virginia Tech. 3D printing vending machine automates the invention process. The popularity of 3D printing has exploded, but even as prices for the devices have fallen, not everyone is prepared or able to shell out the cash necessary start experimenting. But what if there was a 3D vending machine that made experimenting quick and easy, without the printer investment? Well, now there is. Created at Virginia Tech's DREAMS Lab, the DreamVendor allows students to quickly print out prototype designs by simply inserting an SD card containing a physible data file into a large bank of four Makerbot Thing-O-Matic 3D printers.

Once completed, the printed object is deposited into a vending-style retrieval shelf, similar to the one from which you might snag a candy bar or a bag of potato chips. Designed to encourage 3D prototyping at the lab, students are allowed to use the machine free of charge. Via Fabbaloo. Southern California Institute of Architecture. Innovations at EuroMold 2012. Rapid Prototyping, Advance Digital Manufacturing, 3D Printing, 3-D CAD.

FDM, Fused Deposition Modeling, 3D Prototyping. 3D printing: The hype, the hopes, the hurdles. MARANA, Ariz. - Three-dimensional printing: hype, or hope? That's the question industry leaders sought to answer at the Techonomy conference here in the sunny greater Tucson area. A panel of experts -- Geomagic's Ping Fu, Shapeways' Peter Weijmarshausen and PARC's Stephen Hoover, with CNET's own Paul Sloan moderating -- discussed the promises, pitfalls and potential of a technology that allows almost anyone to turn a digital file into a perfect copy of a physical object, from puzzle pieces to airplane wings, in materials such as plastic, metal and rubberlike polymers. Can 3D printing change the world? Let's dive in. The hype Interest in the technology has increased substantially in recent years, said Weijmarshausen, whose New York-based company hosts the leading marketplace for 3D printing.

"It's incredible to see how the awareness of 3D printing has increased," he said, adding that five years ago the term was niche at best. "It's at the take-off point," she said. Ditto hearing aids. PARC, a Xerox company. Shapeways, le Amazon de l’impression 3D ? Open Book on "Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development" Low-cost, three-dimensional (3D) desktop printing, although still in its infancy, is rapidly maturing, with seemingly unlimited potential. The hope is that this cutting-edge 3D technology will open new dimensions to science and education, and will make a marked impact in developing countries.

This book gives a reasonable, first overview of current research on 3D printing. It aims to inspire curiosity and understanding in young scholars and new generations of scientists to motivate them to start building up their own 3D printing experiences and to explore the huge potential this technology provides –with the final goal of putting learning literally in their hands. Download the PDF (Low-resolution, 10MB) Download the PDF (High-resolution, 150MB) Download the ePub (black & white, 13MB) Download the mobi (black & white, 24MB) Converted to ePub and mobi by Marco Rainone. Download the ePub (full color, 15MB) Download the mobi (full color, 28MB) Converted to ePub and mobi by Marco Rainone. iMakr - The Opening of a 3D Printing Store in London. Today I joined 300 other makers, designers and tech enthusiasts at the opening of iMakr. In fact the opening has proved so popular that it has been spread over 2 days so that more people can attend.

The store describes itself as a "Total 3D Experience" and stocks a range of both 3D printers and 3D scanners as well as a selection of other accessories and software. IMakr plan to host events and demonstrations to allow you to learn and understand about this technology. We had a bit of a slow start and quite a crowd built up on the pavement outside. I met a few interesting people in the crowd including printer builders, new startups and the people from Printcraft who link up to the big 3D printing services APIs to get your models printed. Whilst we were waiting canopes were served on the pavement which was a little sureal. The entrance hall is also a showroom and demo space surrounding the stairs that lead to the lower floor. 3D printing: A new brick in the Great Wall.

Les PME françaises devraient adopter l'impression 3D. Price compare 3D printers. 3D printing, laser cutting – design, make & build your own products with Ponoko. Impression 3D : une filière en pleine expansion. Jadis réservée aux bureaux d'études, qui l'utilisaient pour la fabrication de prototypes, l'impression 3D a fait une entrée remarquée dans les usines. Dans certains secteurs, la fabrication de prothèses ou encore l'aéronautique, son essor est spectaculaire, pour la production de pièces finies. Au point que certains analystes vont jusqu'à pronostiquer une troisième révolution industrielle. Nous vous proposons un point complet sur le sujet.

L'enquête d'Industrie & Technologies le prouve. L'industrie de l'impression 3D est en pleine explosion. 3D Printing and Fabbing. Braintree Printing Brings Ideas to Life with 3D Printing Service. 3D printing with metal: The final frontier of additive manufacturing. The holidays are a great time to sit back, relax, and watch the world happen around you. A brief review of the 3D printers of 2012 - Design World. The avalanche of popular news stories has propelled 3D printing into the minds of consumers. Africa: Climate Conversations - Could 3D Printing Be a Climate Revolution? MAKE magazine. Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY.

Make: Projects How-to Projects Library - Electronics, Arduino, Crafts, Solar, Robots. Selective laser melting. World’s First 3D Printing Photo Booth to Open in Japan.