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SLAbot-1 Preview at CES Reveals Future

This year’s CES did not disappoint. VR gaming, amazing wearable tech and robots of every kind. One robot mashup involved the 30 year old 3D printing process, stereolithography, and the inventor of that original additive manufacturing technology had a hand in this glimpse of our manufacturing future. Below is a fantastic article published by 3ders.org, […]

Bastech’s In-house Direct Metal Printing Expanded

Bastech’s In-house Direct Metal Printing Expanded Bastech announces the expansion of their in-house additive manufacturing capabilities with the addition of a Direct Metal production 3D printer, 3D System’s ProX 200™ Direct Metal Printer (DMP). Whereas “3D printing” is commonly thought of as a primarily plastic process, Direct Metal Printing uses high-powered lasers and ultra-fine metal powder […]

Jay Leno Restores EcoJet Concept Car with 3D Printing & Scanning

Jay Leno Restores EcoJet Concept Car with 3D Printing & Scanning Published by TCT Magazine, December 9, 2015 Along with will.i.am and Stevie Wonder, it seems 3D Systems has gained yet another celebrity fan in the form of U.S. television personality and car enthusiast, Jay Leno, who recently used the company’s 3D printing expertise to […]

Functional Fabrication: Food Processing Production Application

Functional Fabrication: Idaho Steel Supercharges Their Machine Shop with SLS 3D Printing Since 1918, Idaho Steel has manufactured, maintained and customized food processing equipment. Like most fabricators, they rely on CNC machining for many of their products’ components, and have recently added a ProX™ 500 Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printer into their production workflow […]

Uniting our brands for a focused future.

Uniting our brands for a focused future. Bastech began in 1994 as a small prototyping and rapid manufacturing company. Today, the company is a multifaceted additive manufacturing (commonly known as 3D printing) solution provider.   Ben Staub, Jr., owner and president, came from a strong manufacturing-based, entrepreneurial family. He first learned the complexities of programming […]

Geomagic Products Just Got Smarter and Better

3D System’s Geomagic – 3 updated software products…3D scan-to-design, 3D inspection & MCAD Geomagic Design X The 2016 version of this industry-leading scan-based design and reverse engineering solution has undergone a total interface refresh to make your workflow move easier, faster and more productively. In a matter of minutes, you can create 3D solid models from point […]

Wright State University Propelled with MultiJet 3D Printing

Early prototyping and rapid iterations are key to success Wright State University in the Dayton, Ohio area, had beginnings using high-resolution 3D printing around 2010 developing an experimental Micro Air Vehicle (MAV). Early this month, the Wright State University Research Institute was awarded a $7.5 million ceiling increase on their 2011 $5 million contract with the U.S. […]

Full-color 3D Printing and Scanning has Arrived

Scanning advancements open up opportunities for full-color 3D printing with the ProJet x60 series printers. With new scanning technology and the capability to render beautifully vibrant-colored models in 3D, and even share those models in our virtual networks, we’ve seen a giant step in mass adaptation.   Motocross Madness by getprinting3d on Sketchfab Quality in, quality […]

3D Printed Injection Molding Tools – Bi-Link

Bi-Link, a Rapid Direction customer based in Bloomingdale, Illinois, is pushing the limits with their ProJet 3500 series MultiJet 3D printer. Recently, they were the focus of a remarkable Success Story produced by manufacturer 3D Systems. Although this article highlights their application with 3D Printed Injection Molding Tools, Bi-Link has utilized their printer for numerous […]