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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 16, 2021

3D-printed fuel injectors. Verizon's robotics division. More evidence: Boston additive is the new Swiss machining. Robo-farming tractors show up to the GFO. A new additive NSN.

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By Gail McGrewJul 16, 2021

For Protolabs, low volume is between hundreds and tens of thousands, with the minimum part quantity being one for all services.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 08, 2021

Printing the vehicles that physicists called impossible. Australian meat processing calls for additive. You need a lot of space to print rocket ships. Chip shortage is coming to a close.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 01, 2021

Is this a new form of additive, or just more lasers? 3D-printed titanium transmissions for sports cars. Underground drones to survey mines and increase safety. Drive-thru artificial intelligence still can’t fix the ice cream machine.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJun 25, 2021

Colonizing Mars with 3D printing robots. EVs need gears too! High fidelity CNC. Wireless on-machine inspection. Robot machining.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJun 18, 2021

3D printing parts for a Formula One race car. Automation – but make it intelligent. The first Delta cobot. A watchmaker brings a machine tool back into service. Robotic artisans are growing – no word yet on how they’ll affect the renaissance faire circuit.

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By Jason JonesMar 30, 2021

The Peter Parker proverb, “With great power comes great responsibility” can be applied to the emerging class of hybrid CNC machines. Within the last decade, augmented CNCs with additive, subtractive, and/or inspection capabilities have emerged...

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By Stephen LaMarcaMar 25, 2021

Composite laser-assisted tape winding. Lightweight ships for better fuel and emissions. Combining nickel and copper to 3D print temperature-resistant ship parts. Off-world construction takes a step closer to reality.

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By Yannick WileminMar 24, 2021

Nowadays, the comparably high costs associated with carbon fiber (CF) composite parts to its aluminium or steel contenders remain a constraining factor. A higher degree of freedom to optimize the part geometry and the fiber layup...

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By Stephen LaMarcaMar 18, 2021

Additive technology in wind tunnel testing for Formula One. 3D-printed parts for German railways. Alternatives to reinforced concrete beams – from recycled plastic? Additive-made microneedles in the battle against COVID.

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