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BigRep STUDIO 3D Printer to be Serially Produced by Heidelberg Digital Platforms

Technology company BigRep is collaborating Heidelberg Digital Platforms, a division of Heidelberg Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), to build the BigRep STUDIO 3D printer. Following several thousand print hours and extensive beta testing, construction of the new machines began this month. For Kreuzberg-based BigRep, a specialist in large-format 3D printing solutions for professional …

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Electrolux Asia Pacific and Spare Parts 3D Explore 3D Printing for Replacement Parts

Spare Parts 3D

The Asia Pacific sector of the Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently partnered with Spare Parts 3D, a young Singapore-based tech start-up to conduct a feasibility study that aims to evaluate the on-demand and distributed production of spare parts. Traditional Spare Parts Strategies Incurs Avoidable Costs To support aftersales …

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There Will Be No Industry 4.0 Without AM Workflow Automation

AM Workflow Automation

SmarTech Publishing just released my latest AM market report, this time on AM workflow automation, that is automation of the AM production line. In this report, I tried to assess what the overall business volume could around the establishment, within tomorrow’s automated factories, of the fully digital production line which …

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Taking AM From Niche to Mass Adoption through Effective Continental Trade Shows

IN(3D)USTRY set out to find additive manufacturing solutions to real manufacturing challenges. After two successful editions, the Barcelona congress is closer to reaching its goals From the UK, through Germany, to Barcelona. If the biggest limit to a real, widespread adoption of additive manufacturing is industry awareness, trade shows are …

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voxeljet to Unveil First HSS 3D Printing System at Upcoming formnext Show

voxeljet AG officially announced that the company will release its first 3D printing system based on its new High Speed Sintering (HSS) process, at the upcoming formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany next November 14th-17th. The company’s material sets so far have focused on tooling and pattern making applications, but with HSS …

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