Change Is Additive—Week of 10/14/16
CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM
Multi-Material 3D Printing, Improving Nuclear Security, Preserving Historic Sites, Investment in Autodesk
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, check out these staff picks of the week. What do you think is the most impactful development?
At the Colosseum in the heart of Rome, an exhibit has been opened that features full-scale 3D printed reproductions of architectural sites destroyed by ISIS.
"Rising from the Ashes: Ebla, Nimrud, Palmyra" opened earlier this week, showcasing the Bull of Nimrud from Iraq, the archive room from the Palace of Ebla in Syria, and a portion of the ceiling from the Temple of Bel in Palmyra // Read More
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory has successfully completed the first phase of "Project AME (Additive Manufacturing Excavator)," an excavator cab created using 3D printed metals and plastics. With backing from the Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Office, Project AME will explore the use of lightweight metal alloys and other materials in 3D printing a heat exchanger and hydraulic stick arm // Read More
The Additive Manufacturing Team at the Pantex Plan, a federal nuclear weapons facility in Texas, has been using AM in various capacities to increase the efficiency and security of the plant. The team recently received a Defense Programs Award of Excellence for its work integrating technologies throughout the plant, including in the High Explosives department // Read More
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Imagery and News Sources: 3ders.org, 3Dprint.com, 3Dprintingindustry.com, Cults3D, TechCrunch, Autodesk, Sorovan Capital Partners, Department of Energy, Machine Design, UnderArmour, MIT