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Change Is Additive—Week of 9/15/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM Ricoh Modernizes with Additive Technologies, Forbes Takes a Look at 3D Printing for Cancer Patients, Next Step for Additive Manufacturing of PCBs with Nano Dimension, WSJ Dives Into How 3D Printing Is Changing Health Care, and Celebrate Additive Technologies on Manufacturing Day With so many weekly developments in…

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Introducing // DragonFly 2020 Pro

The FATHOM team is excited to announce that its partner, Nano Dimension, recently launched its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer system for agile hardware development and innovative circuit boards—a larger form factor system than its desktop version, the “Pro” platform will accelerate design validation and enable flexible additive manufacturing of high resolution electronics. INTRODUCING THE DRAGONFLY 2020 PRO…

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Multi-Material 3D Printing Webinar 9/26

Listen in on Tuesday, September 26 to learn about PolyJet’s unique 3D printing technology—the first to simultaneously jet different materials as a single part in one build cycle.  In this webinar, you will  explore the different 3D printing systems available, from the single-material Objet24 to the multi-material Stratasys J750 to the Objet1000 Plus with the largest platform that uses…

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Change Is Additive—Week of 9/8/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM 3D Printing With Ceramic Foam Ink, Additive Process Using High-Temp Polymeric Materials, World’s First 3D Printed Tibia Replacement, 3D Printing Interactive Instrumentation, Additive Manufacturing of Prosthetics With Open Bionics, and More With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up.…

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Q2 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey

The means of production is changing and so is the outlook among American manufacturers. In this featured blog post, we take a look at the most recent Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey by National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Released last month, the report notes another round of surging optimism among the survey’s respondents—but, on closer examination, provides insight into how 3D printing…

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FDM—Material Selection

Materials characterize manufacturing processes and manufacturing processes influence the material properties of the final product—additive manufacturing is no different. The technologies are identified by the materials they use, and the quality of the output is controlled by the processing methods. In the case of fused deposition modeling (FDM), there is a wide range of industrial-grade thermoplastics…

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Change Is Additive—Week of 8/25/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM Accidents in 3D Printing, Second Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, Additive Manufacturing of Structures for Orbit in Space, GrabCAD Print for Stratasys Systems, and More With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up. To cut through the clutter…

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Change Is Additive—Week of 8/18/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM 3D Printed Silicone Heart, Marine Corps Additive Challenge, Conformal Cooling Molds, Airbus Satellite Manufacturing, Hyundai Cuts Down Design Cycles with 3D Printing With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up. To cut through the clutter of 3D…

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Running Faster with 3D Printing

“Run Happy” is more than a slogan at Brooks Running—it’s a state of mind. “Everyone here runs,” said Kenny Krotzer, associate footwear developer at the company, based in Seattle, Washington, “even the CEO. He wasn’t a runner before joining the company, and now he’s a die-hard.” He recently interviewed with Stratasys, stating that staying ahead…

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Seattle Times Looks at 3D Printing

Seattle Times Staff Reporter Kara Carlson recently interviewed FATHOM about how companies in the local area are using 3D printing and additive manufacturing for more than just prototyping in their product development process. Carlson writes, “Advancing technology and lower costs have some Seattle-area companies looking to 3D printing for faster, cheaper product tweaks—and for full-fledged manufacturing, as…

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Change Is Additive—Week of 8/11/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM 3D Printed Michelin Tires, After the Hype TED Talk, Additive in Education, Theatrical Scene Design with 3D Printing, Glowing Additive Lamp Fixture With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up. To cut through the clutter of 3D…

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Material Spotlight // ASA FAQ

A popular material used by FATHOM 3D printing service customers is FDM-based ASA—ideal for producing consistently high-quality parts with UV stability and great aesthetics. We originally posted about ASA when the Stratasys material was released in 2015 and it has increasingly become one of the most popular all-purpose materials for 3D printing durable parts (prototyping and production…

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Change Is Additive—Week of 8/4/2017

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM 3D Printed Smart Hearing Aids, Lockheed Martin’s New Facility, Manufacturing Giant Integrates Additive, British Museum’s 3D Archives Available for Download With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up. To cut through the clutter of 3D printing news,…

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Featured 3D Printer // Objet30 Prime

The world’s most versatile desktop 3D printer, the Objet30 Prime by Stratasys from FATHOM, packs specialized materials and a range of print modes into a quiet, easy-to-use system—these capabilities give you the power to 3D print the part you need, when you need it. Learn more about why this 3D printer is an industry favorite // Download…

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Material Spotlight // Agilus30 FAQ

Agilus30 is a PolyJet material released earlier this year from Stratasys and it is a rubber-like material with improved functional performance—two times the tear resistance when compared to Tango and more than two times the tensile strength. With better elongation and less stickiness, this new material is an excellent option for 3D printing seals directly…

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