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Art in 3D Printed Prostheses

3D Systems tweeted the following video. The company partnered with Natasha Hope Simpson, a recent art graduate from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, to design a customized prosthetic leg after Simpson lost her leg in an accident. 1,012 more words

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Printed Pasta, Cereal And Burgers Are On Their Way

If you are a foodie of the kind who doesn’t fancy waiting around for your food to be made, this might interest you on many levels. 40 more words

Printed Pasta, Cereal And Burgers Are On Their Way

If you are a foodie of the kind who doesn’t fancy waiting around for your food to be made, this might interest you on many levels. 36 more words

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Eco-Concious, EKOCYCLE Cube 3D Printer

Recently given the title of chief creative officer for 3D Systems, former frontman of Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am reveals the latest in 3D printing technology.  Teaming up with Coca-Cola and 3D Systems, together, the three introduces the Ekocycle Cube.   181 more words

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The 3D printing market could win big by following Tesla's patent-sharing lead

In one of the more heavily covered tech stories of the last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that his company would not initiate any patent lawsuits against people who wanted to use its technology “in good faith.” 896 more words

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3D Systems公司推出超高速3D打印装配生产线

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目前3D打印技术面临的最大问题就是如何进行大规模生产。对于小规模企业,每天打印一两个原型项目并没有什么,但是如果项目的规模达到一定等级,比如像谷歌的模块化智能手机Project Ara那样,每天面临数百上千的生产压力,那应该如何应对呢?

3D Systems公司开发了一套流水3D印刷作业线,将不同颜料的打印机喷嘴排开循环运行,试图解决这个问题。例如,你可以在一层里打印一半红色和一半蓝色,而在下一层则转用导电性材料。总的来看,整个打印过程有点像旋转木马,物体在喷嘴间进行一层层交替打印,完成后系统将会把它移出打印仓,进入收集箱。

他们的目标为Project Ara模块手机提供客户自定义的手机外壳。虽然生产过程看起来相当简单——只是在不同模块上涂上颜色,但就本身的生产概念来看则是非常厉害。

3DSystems是这么说的:

通常情况下,3D打印机是由固定的底板和移动的喷头组成的。而进行高速批量生产的3D打印机会将底板安装在快速轨道系统上,同时将喷头固定在原位。这也就是我们需要的3D打印流水线:大批量产品一次打印,多种颜色和材料一次完成。

这套新系统的打印速度比标准的积层打印(FDM)快50倍,相当惊艳。不过就目前来看,这套打印系统还不会很早进入家用市场,因为它目前的工作环境要求是工业级的,并不是车库或者地下室这种普通环境。在未来几个星期,3DSystems还将展示更多基于Ara智能手机的产品。(译:王博源)

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Will.I.Am and Coca-Cola's new 3D printer embodies everything wrong with the market

For anyone familiar with CNN’s 2008 election coverage, the memory of the holographic bust of Will.I.Am beamed into the studio to provide comment is burned into your retina as proof of how greatly the Black Eyed Peas frontman loves the future. 463 more words

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