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December 12th, 2018

Researcher at Penn State demonstrates superiority of 3D printed superalloy

A researcher at Penn State has demonstrated that 3D printed superalloys don’t exhibit an undesirable trait found in conventionally processed superalloys. Superalloys are alloys that are capable of withstanding extreme stresses, high temperatures via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181212-researcher-at-penn-state-demonstrates-superiority-of-3d-printed-superalloy.html

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3D printing aids for people with arthritis

3D printing has done so much for disabled people by providing affordable prosthetics and assistive devices to adults and children alike; even the hearing impaired will benefit from additive manufacturing. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181212-3d-printing-aides-for-those-ailed-with-arthritis.html

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Paladin affordable SLA 3D printer from $299

SLA (stereolithography) 3D printing is the go-to technology when a smooth surface finish is a priority or when the part has very small details. No other 3D printing technology can match the precision and speed of SLA. So then, why isn’t it the most popular form of 3D printing? via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181212-paladin-is-an-all-metal-sla-3d-printer-on-kickstarter.html

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Volkswagen toolmaking opens advanced 3D printing center, plans to mass produce parts in 2-3 years

German automaker Volkswagen's toolmaking unit has just announced that it is opening an advanced 3D printing centre at the company’s main production facility in Wolfsburg via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181211-volkswagen-toolmaking-opens-advanced-3d-printing-center.html

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