RAPID prototyping, MASS production, THREE-dimensional printing, 3-D printers, and THERMOPLASTIC composites
The article reports that AREVO has appointed AGC Inc. as its strategic manufacturing partner in Japan. It mentions that the firm will provide MaaS for the on-demand production of ultra-strong, lightweight three-dimensional-printed composite parts for the Japanese market. It also mentions the comments of Hemant Bheda, Co-Founder and Chairman of AREVO.
RAPID prototyping, ELASTOMERS, 3-D printers, and THREE-dimensional printing
The article discusses the company Stratasys which is bringing to market advanced elastomers and enhanced materials for its leading Fused Granular Manufacturing (FDM) and Polyjet machines that are used in three-dimensional printing. It states that the FDM elastomer solution provides manufacturers with new levels of elasticity, durability with true soluble support, while advanced colors for Polyjet drive enhanced realism in transforming legacy design and prototyping processes.
RAPID prototyping, PRINTING, PLASTICS, PLASTIC powders, and ULTRAVIOLET radiation
The article focuses on how rapid prototyping in plastics is attained through 3-D printing. Rapid prototyping is performed by melting plastics powder using laser beam layer by layer while 3D printing involves fluid photopolymer material being injected as tiny droplets of pixels in layers similar to inkjet printing. The process involves very low temperatures and ultraviolet light is used to cure the material immediately after it is jetted.
The article reports on the development of the ARBURG Plastic Freeforming process for industrial additive manufacturing by Arburg Inc., which can produce functional parts using qualified standard granulates.
TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, RAPID prototyping, and 3-D printers
The article offers information on the ProMaker PI000 X SLS 3D printer developed by France-based Prodways Technologies, and notes that it is equipped to fabricate manufacturing jigs, brackets, and end-use components.
RAPID prototyping, THREE-dimensional printing, and EQUIPMENT & supplies
The article reports on the move of Daimler AG, a multinational automotive company, adopting Ricoh AM S5500P additive manufacturing machines into its rapid prototyping process to support the demand for advanced plastics.
MANUFACTURING industries, AUTOMATION, ECONOMICS, THREE-dimensional printing, and ROBOTICS in machining
The article discusses the fast growing global three-dimensional printing sector, and how India's manufacturing sector can capitalize on this growth as it produces the best engineers in the world. It states that India's 3D printer prototyping and materials is estimated to reach $79 million by 2021. It further states that according to Gian Paolo Bassi, chief executive officer at SolidWorks, Dassault Systemes, India needs smart technology through adoption of automation and robotics.
The article discusses the scope of three-dimensional (3D) printing in the plastics manufacturing industry. Details related to the current market size of 3D printing, the global growth of the technology, its signiificance in the Plastic industry, along with its case studies in other industries are presented.
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The article reports on use of the Stratasys J750 3D Printer by Audi Plastics 3D Printing Center of the automobile firm Audi to produce transparent tail light covers, and mentions design process and accelerate design verification to be done by Audi.
RAPID prototyping, MACHINERY, TECHNOLOGY conferences, THREE-dimensional printing, and ELECTRIC machines
The article presents the highlights of the Arburg Technology Days 2014 that was held in Lossburg, Germany on March 19-22, 2014. Among the topics discussed are additive manufacturing through Arburg Plastic Freeforming, the Industry 4.0 future project, and the Selogica control system. The featured products, processes and applications include the electric Allrounder 820 A machine, the Allrounder 520 A machine, and the hybrid Allrounder Hidrive 570 H machine.
The article discusses the author's views on the prominence and relevance of 3-D printing in the manufacturing process across industries. He explains that the technology supports a host of materials, reduces costs of rapid prototyping, and allows creativity and flexibility in design. The author reveals that the 3-D printing event in India can keep the industry in-sync with latest market trends and technologies.
RAPID prototyping, IMPRINTED polymers, and PLASTICS
The article offers information on the research and art installation, Aquahoja polymers derived from organic matter, 3-dimensionally printed by a robot, and shaped by water, created by Mediated Matter Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
ROBOTICS, RAPID prototyping, 3-D printers, PELLETIZING, THREE-dimensional printing, and CLOSED loop systems
The article offers information on the Atlas-H 3-dimensional printer with Dual Pellet Extruders developed by Titan Robotics, and notes that the Dual Pellet Extrusion System reduces part production costs by combining high-speed printing with ability to use wider range of low-cost pellet feedstocks.
MANUFACTURING processes, RENEWABLE natural resources, CHIEF technical officers, THREE-dimensional printing, and THREE-dimensional display systems
The article focuses on the Henkel and Fortify initiated a development agreement which allows both companies to mutually combine their areas of expertise and further drive the potential of additive manufacturing. It mentions with industrial applications, the use of fiber-reinforced polymers continues to accelerate; and also mentions when prototyping or producing parts in small runs, tooling cost and time are major barriers.