CAD/CAM software, CAD software, Z Corp., CAD-CAM systems -- Computer programs, CAD-CAM systems -- Usage, Computer software industry, Powders, Rapid prototyping, and Computer-aided design
Rapid prototyping, the construction of physical objects using additive manufacturing technologies, entered the R&D field in the late 1980s. The process typically starts with a 3D design generated from CAD [...]
Technology application, 3D printing -- Technology application, and Microfluidics -- Technology application
Prototyping of microfluidic devices presents a number of challenges. Fabrication techniques such as clean room-based microfabrication, injection molding and milling and bonding are generally slow and expensive, and traditional 3D [...]
Nanotechnology -- Innovations, Nanotechnology -- Research, and Rapid prototyping -- Research
The fabrication of nanostructures, which are increasingly needed for a variety of applications, is extremely difficult, expensive and time consuming using conventional methods. Designed for rapid prototyping of high-quality nanostructures, [...]
Machine Design. Dec 9, 2004, Vol. 76 Issue 23, p78, 4 p.
In recent years, the automotive and off-road industries have increasingly used modeling to simulate the operation of vehicles and subsystems prior to prototyping them. This saves time and money. But [...]
Z Corp. -- Production management, Stratasys Ltd. -- Production management, Stereolithography -- Production management, Thermoforming -- Production management, Printing industry -- Production management, Computer software industry -- Production management, and Plastics industry -- Production management
ONE OF THE MOST striking facts about rapid prototyping, a process that fabricates physical objects directly from computer-aided design sources, is the broadening reach in how it is used. [...]
Alloys, Rapid prototyping, and Specialty metals industry
FINELINE PROTOTYPING, Raleigh, N. C, recently expanded its direct-metal laser sintering (DMLS) and casting. It also added additive manufacturing to create custom parts and prototypes made of titanium, Inconel, steel, [...]
Machine Design. Nov 22, 2006, Vol. 78 Issue 22, p56, 4 p.
Ink jet printer, Market trend/market analysis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Intellectual property, Ink-jet printers -- Innovations, 3D printing -- Innovations, and Industrial design -- Forecasts and trends
3D printing has been around for a decade but vendors continue to push the technology envelope. As a result, capabilities once the domain of RP (rapid-prototyping) equipment costing several hundred [...]