Multi-disciplinary research will go ahead on creating a sustainable, 3D printed “Microtimber” out of forestry and agricultural waste, including macadamia nut shells.
Work out of the University of Sheffield is hoped to offer the potential of 3D printing able to compete with injection moulding for large quantities of plastic parts.
The inaugural Factories of the Future (FotF) event covered themes such as the decoupling of manufacturing from design, the growing influence of the cloud, and what an increasingly connected world might offer.
Long-awaited funding of $40 million for the Innovative Manufacturing CRC has been announced at today’s CRC Association annual conference.
CSIRO will open an innovation centre intended to accelerate industry adoption of metal 3D printing and other additive manufacturing technologies today.
First and foremost, manufacturing professionals attend trade shows to see new technology. New technology is what they will get at this year’s AUSTECH, Australia’s premier advanced precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition. Co-located with National Manufacturing Week (NMW), the show will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 26 to 29 May. … Continue reading AUSTECH 2015 – The draw will be the latest & emerging technologies
Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced a partnership with San Diego bioprinting start-up Organovo.
A novel 3D printing project launched on Kickstarter late last week can create sheets of polyester cotton fabrics using an electric field.
The overall appetite for additive manufacturing continues in all segments of the market. Brent Balinski spoke to long-time industry consultant Terry Wohlers, principal consultant and president of Wohlers Associates. Wohlers Report 2015 was released in April, the firm’s 20th anniversary edition.
GE has additively manufactured a working miniature jet engine and tested it at 33,000 RPM.
Retail chain Officeworks will offer 3D printing services, starting with the opening of its “3D Experience Centre” in Melbourne this week.
The first-of-type Airbus A350 XWB delivered in December last year contained over 1,000 3D printed resin parts.
Seven leading technology companies have announced a partnership to develop a new 3D printing file format.
Today we are pleased to announce the final line-up for the Factories of The Future event, to be held on May 28 at the Crown Casino, Melbourne.
A collaborative UK research project led by GKN Aerospace aims to create cheaper high-quality titanium feedstock for additive manufacturing.
An Australian start-up is working to identify a suitable 3D printing material out of which to create surfboards.
The agenda for the Inside 3D Printing event in Melbourne in May has been released.
Keeping up with trends in industry is a daunting, expensive task, and Siemens estimating effectively automating a factory at about 2–3 percent of turnover.
A new report from technology market research firm Canalys predicts annual global growth of 44 per cent for the 3D printing industry.
Carbon3D has received a significant vote of confidence in its potential in the form of a $10 million investment from software giant Autodesk.