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Bringing a household robot to market with BigRep SPOT

Varomo UG, a German startup developing robotic aides for the home, used the BigRep SPOT worldwide large-scale 3D printing service to bring their prototype to life for end-user testing. The household robot ‘Carecules’ is designed to assist disabled people transport small objects around the house.

Markforged Metal X – the complete metal printing solution, available from September 2017

Markforged begins shipping its first Metal X printers from September 2017. The 3D printing system is and end-to-end manufacturing solution for fully functional metal parts comprising materials such as stainless steel, tools steel, aluminum, Inconel, and titanium.

MakerBot + Tinkercad equals seamless cloud-based 3D design and 3D printing

The new compatibility between MakerBot and Autodesk Tinkercad, a browser-based 3D design and modeling tool, provides a first-in-class connection between 3D design and 3D printing. Users can export models directly to My MakerBot without ever leaving their web browsers. This new connection brings two essential science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning tools together and empowers educators to easily equip students with critical design and problem-solving skills.

New Additive Manufacturing Technology Produces Metal Parts Economically as of Lot Size 1

- New GTarc Machine presented during EMO show
- 3DMP® uses wire instead of powder as basic material
- Economical manufacturing of parts up to 3 m3 and 3,000 kg
- GTarc Machine available as 3- or 5-axis machining centre
- Significantly lower investment compared to other 3D printing technologies

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