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Tethers Unlimited expands to fulfill additive manufacturing orders
Tethers Unlimited expands to fulfill additive manufacturing orders
Tethers Unlimited, one of three companies NASA selected Dec. 7 to build a prototype space-based 3-D printer called FabLab has grown dramatically in recent years due to interest among government and commercial customers in this type of work.
Can a hybrid machine tool lower the cost of additive manufacturing?
Can a hybrid machine tool lower the cost of additive manufacturing?
Could a cost-effective metal additive manufacturing technology be developed to speed adoption by U.S. industry? That question prompted America Makes — the national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3-D printing — to issue a project...
Why NASA is investing in 3-D printing in space
Why NASA is investing in 3-D printing in space
NASA increasingly views 3-D printing as a key tool for advancing space exploration, and the technology is advancing in several directions. A startup funded by NASA to create a zero-gravity 3-D printer — appropriately called "Made In Space" —...
This Harvard lab is making 3-D-printing 'inks' from metals and living cells
This Harvard lab is making 3-D-printing 'inks' from metals and living cells
A two-ton printer the size of a small car takes pride of place in Jennifer Lewis's lab, among half a dozen machines arrayed in a basement on Harvard's campus. But on a recent weekday morning the room is calm, with only the tunes from a Pandora station ...