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Towards Sustainable ‘Biofriendly’ Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 3 of 3)

Though SLA’s underlying process has changed little over the years, 3D printing has begun to revolutionize modern manufacturing. Read more

Towards Sustainable 'Biofriendly' Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 2 of 3)

Equipped with 11 bio-inspired design strategies borrowed from the natural world, the class spent the fall semester developing promising avenues for the development of high performance 3D printing... Read more

How Nature Makes Things: Relevant Bio-Inspired Approaches

Additive manufacturing shows great promise for making things in a way that more closely resembles natural form, but some of the below strategies are worth investigating to reduce or eliminate... Read more

Metal 3D printer shipments grew 51% in 2015

Preliminary findings show that shipments of metal 3D printers have grown a staggering 51% in 2015. Read more

Towards Sustainable ‘Biofriendly’ Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)

As the additive manufacturing industry grows and extends its reach, it becomes important to ask a number of related health, safety, and environmental questions. Read more

TCT Interview: Spark and the Future of Making Things

Autodesk's Duann Scott talks to TCT about how the company's Spark platform is closing the gap between the future of making and the current reality of 3D printing. Read more

No End In Sight: How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Eyewear

Given the materials and customization opportunities with 3D printing, the eyeglass and frames industry has an opportunity to develop new business models around highly personalized eyeglasses. Read more

Autodesk and Voxel8 to make 3D Printed Electronics a reality

Autodesk is developing Project Wire, a design tool for creating 3D printable electronic devices. We have partnered with Voxel8 to enable the fabrication of truly freeform three-dimensional circuits... Read more

Innovations in Sustainability

Ever since it became widely accessible to the general public, 3D printing has been celebrated for its ability to localize production and minimize waste. But what about environmental factors — what... Read more

From Glass to Food, How Businesses Can Take Advantage Of Different Materials In 3D Printing

From glass to food, the materials-based options 3D printing provides continue to create significant business opportunities that innovate across industries, from supply-chain to product design. Read more