Month: August 2019

Your Guide to the Form 3

Stereolithography (SLA) is one of the most mesmerising additive manufacturing processes. Instead of building up layers of plastic through extrusion (which is how fused filament fabrication works), SLA sees layers of liquid-resin cured solid with a laser. After each layer is printed, the printer’s tank moves to peel the newly printed layer off the surface …

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Making a Glass Science Park Mock-up With Architect Tanya Eskander

An architect can find beauty in almost any structure. Whether it’s the intricacy of a structure or its functional quality, there is always something to admire. Tanya Eskander, a freelance architect working in London, uses her skills to design beautiful structures for clients around the world. She’s helped a wide variety of independent and business …

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Markforged Powers Ahead with Smart Factory Dream with Blacksmith AI

Earlier this year in May, Markforged announced an all-new AI-powered platform for manufacturing and inspection systems. Blacksmith has been dubbed “an autopilot for manufacturing,” because it has a continuous feedback loop which means what comes out of a 3D printer is learnt from. “For the last hundred years, machines have been unaware of what they’re …

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3DGence Boosts INDUSTRY F340 Capability with Flexfill 98A Filament

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has enhanced material support for the INDUSTRY F340 with the official introduction of Flexfill 98A, made by Fillamentum. This is the first flexible 3D printing filament to be supported by the F340. Flexfill 98A is a semi-flexible filament with high hardness. 98A refers to the material’s shore hardness, which is …

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Developing the TripleCell Sneaker Platform, with New Balance and Formlabs

You might not have heard of TripleCell just yet, but trust us, it’s going to kick up a storm in the sneaker world when it goes mainstream in a few years. Developed by New Balance and Formlabs, TripleCell is a beyond foam structure built up in intricate, spring-like layers. It delivers astounding rebound and bounce, …

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Increasing Efficiency in Manufacturing with 3D Printing, with PBC Linear and 3D Platform

PCB Linear is a designer and manufacturer of linear bearings and rails, patented linear guide systems, and linear actuator technology. The parts they manufacture vary in size, from just a few millimetres to several metres. To meet the growing demand for their linear systems, PCB utilises a number of manufacturing methods. One of these is …

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