Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 20 2011

3D Rapid Prototyping Services Give GM Edge

Many will tell you that the negative change to General Motor’s fortunes that led to their near total demise was down to an inability to adapt: they failed to keep up with Japanese car firms using leaner manufacturing techniques and making the most of the latest technology. It is now GM though leading the way …

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Jul 20 2011

3D Printing in the Near Future

Science Fiction fans often feel that they have been promised a lot and little has been delivered with teleportation, flying cars, robots to clean the house and decent tasting microwave meals all long past due according to sci-fi films and TV programs of the 50’s and 60’s. People may be interested to know then that …

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Jul 17 2011

3D Printing Becomes More Popular

No questions, 3D Printing is becoming more and more popular and perhaps in the near future 3D printing shops will be on each corner as coffee shops these days. Perhaps you  would be able to even rent one for a day or two like renting a car or a commercial carpet cleaner. I hope this …

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Jul 16 2011

3D Printing Services May Provide Cost-effective Rapid Prototyping

3D printing services were initially developed with rapid prototyping in mind and it has been rapid prototyping companies who have either taken advantage of the technology or lived in fear of the technology depending on whether it is something they now offer. Those rapid prototyping companies that haven’t developed 3D printing services within what they …

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Jul 10 2011

Will 3D printing revive American manufacturing?

It seems a bold or even ridiculous statement that 3D printing will revive American manufacturing but this statement has come from Forbes magazine so it is worth paying attention. The magazine says that as soon as 2015 through to 2025 3D printing could be the transformative technology. If this is the case local and national …

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