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CAASE 2018 highlights design and simulation software for Additive Manufacturing

The Conference on Advancing Analysis and Simulation in Engineering (CAASE) took place June 5th-7th with more than 500 industry professionals assembling in Cleveland for technical presentations, workshops, training courses, and an exhibit. The event catered to the broader engineering simulation community with four key themes across physical and biological systems, simulation governance and democratization, business […]

World’s smallest 3D printed fidget spinner opens doors to ORNL

The world’s smallest fidget spinner is invisible to the naked eye, and could fit easily in the width of a human hair. It was made by researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee. Though a novel application, the ability to 3D print at such a […]

Oak Ridge partners with Senvol for 3D printing data collection project

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), co-developer of the Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) process and one of America’s leading technological research institutes, has signed a two-year research agreement with the Senvol additive manufacturing database. In the collaboration, ORNL will use Senvol’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to evaluate the best processes for data collection, and apply it […]

3D Printing News Sliced: Virginia Commonwealth University, Microsoft, Renishaw, Olaf Diegel

In this edition of digestible 3D printing news, we feature: Virginia Commonwealth University, Staffordshire Precision Engineering, Eclipse AM, Renishaw, Olaf Diegel, Microsoft, and Shawn Hunt. Senate bill to invest $20 million into additive manufacturing  A senate bill has outlined plans to invest $20 million into additive manufacturing. The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations […]

Oak Ridge release details of the U.S. military’s first 3D-printed submarine

In a partnership with the Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has made the military’s first 3D printed submarine hull.  At 30 feet long, the hull is the Navy’s largest 3D printed asset. It has been made to demonstrate the ability to meet on demand vehicle production as a response to special operations missions. […]

Research institutions collaborate with Local Motors for big area additive manufacturing of composite materials

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D …

Research institutions collaborate with Local Motors for big area additive manufacturing of composite materials

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D …