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Feel good about the future

The future of manufacturing is life-saving, creative, daring, exciting, resourceful, sustainable, efficient, and kind, with genius leadership Forbes magazine’s December issue features 30 Under 30 2020 Manufacturing and Industry- or, as Forbes also describes them, “young entrepreneurs building the future.” From new types of 3-D printing to “pantyhose that won’t rip,” the array of products, […]

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Harvard’s 3D breakthrough

  MM3d could transform manufacturing   You had to know this was coming. But while the rest of us were just wishing that 3D printers could do more than drip-by-drip, one material at a time, object making, engineers at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and Harvard’s Wyss Institute for […]

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Copper-bottomed

Optomec is the latest company to offer a copper additive manufacturing process During the last decade, the potential of copper as a prime material for additive manufacturing has been the topic of much research and product development.  A few examples from Science Direct: From 2011 –Novel precipitate–microstructural architecture developed in the fabrication of solid copper […]

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Champions of invention at Duke, UCLA

Electrified tattoos that can transform medicine, and Electricity from the cold night sky Two great universities reveal new scientific breakthroughs that are likely to change not only the way things work, but also the way we think about limits and possibilities. From researchers at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering come new “print in place” electronics […]

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