Not too long ago, almost all plastic prototypes were either machined, hand fabricated, or cast. Many more options are available today, but if a prototyping method is misapplied, the results may lead to erroneous conclusions. Follow these...
In collaboration with Maastricht University Medical Centre in the Netherlands, Singapore’s Osteopore has developed a PCL-based cage that stimulates regrowth of bone cells and is eventually replaced by the regenerated bone tissue.
The site allows users to select and purchase various types, diameters, and quantities of material with no minimum order limits and multiple shipping options.
3D-printing achieved a 10% weight reduction compared with the conventional cast housing while doubling stiffness in stressed areas.
GM is exploring options for adding additive manufacturing to its production processes.
3D printing technology is moving beyond its decades-long role as a prototyping tool. The technology’s value as a production process has been the Holy Grail for additive manufacturing. 2021 may be the year it booms.