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Press Releases from Hasit Vibhakar (12 total)

Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing Making a Mark in Dentistry

San Diego, CA - (Open PR - May 24th, 2016) - Like many other branches of medical science, the various forms of additive manufacturing such as rapid prototyping and 3D printing are making a significant position in dentistry. Today, millions of orthodontic braces, dental crowns, bridges, etc. are being made with the help of 3D printing. These are being produced with the help of game changing industrial 3D printers which

Is 3D Printed Titanium Fatally Flawed?

San Diego, CA - (M2 Presswire – May 24th, 2016) - Titanium has become a firm favorite for the medical and aerospace industries, but a worrying report from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that 3D printed titanium could be fatally flawed. Deep X-rays have revealed a porosity to the material in 3D printed titanium that can be traced back to its powder-based production method. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the world leaders

Caterpillar Announces Grand Opening of 3D Printing & Innovation Accelerator.

Mossville, Illinois--(OpenPR – May 10th, 2016) - Global construction firm Caterpillar NYSE: CAT Stock: $CAT has opened a suite of three new innovation spaces at its Global Research & Development Center in Mossville, Illinois. The suite will help to “fuel the future, driving even greater collaboration, innovation and acceleration” within the company. As the world’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment, Caterpillar provides an incredibly diverse range of products through its global

Stratasys to release Q1 earnings Week of May 9

TUCSON, AZ--(OpenPR – May 9th, 2016) - 3D printer maker Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) will report its first-quarter results on May 9. The company will post its results before the market open, with analysts expecting a loss of 15 cents per share. During the same period last year the company earned four cents per share, and the stock is down 9.4% on the year. Technical Analysis $SSYS was recently trading at $20.58, down

New Study Shows Manufacturing Demand for Natural Gas Will Grow.

TUCSON, AZ--(OpenPR – May 9th, 2016) - Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and IHS Economics released a new comprehensive study that reveals how natural gas has strengthened manufacturing and encouraged U.S. manufacturing growth and employment and highlights the positive impact to communities around the United States. Manufacturers use natural gas for fuel, such as drying, melting, machine drive and space heating, and as a

Manufacturers Need Strong Intellectual Property Protections to Ensure Investment …

TUCSON, AZ--(M2 Presswire – May 4th, 2016) - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) issued the first quarter results of its 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey. In addition to the manufacturing outlook, the survey polled NAM members about key intellectual property issues. “Manufacturers in the United States perform more than three-quarters of all private-sector research and development (R&D) in the nation, driving more innovation than any other sector,” said Hasit Vibhakar. “Today,

Manufacturing Business Leaders Remain Anxious in First Quarter.

TUCSON, AZ--(OpenPR – May 4th, 2016) - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) issued the first quarter results of its 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey today. The report shows a continued decline in sentiment among manufacturing executives and anxiety over the faltering global business climate. In fact, more than 70 percent of respondents felt that the U.S. Federal Reserve should wait until the economy improves before considering additional rate hikes. The

3D Printers Gaining Traction With GE, Boeing, HP Inc

The stock charts of 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSYS), the two largest U.S. providers of 3D printers, do not paint a picture of success. But despite the stock declines, the 3D printing industry is stronger than it seems, say 3d printing industry expert, Hasit Vibhakar. As a group, the Machinery-Material Handling and Automation group that houses the stocks has climbed 20% in the past four weeks — outpacing all but

Robotics and 3D printing are entering the mainstream

From using 3D printing in reconstructive facial surgery to employing robots to look after the elderly, a new wave of advanced technologies potentially entering the mainstream. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, may have been around since the 1980s, but it is only in recent years that advances in the technology have helped it play a bigger role in both industry and consumer markets. The global products and services market for 3D printing, which is used

"4D" Printing: The Next Level of Additive Manufacturing

3D printing has everybody talking these days, but a team of researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder just upped the ante. Hasit Vibhakar states that In 2013, H. Jerry Qi, associate professor of mechanical engineering at CU-Boulder (now associate professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology), and research partner Martin L. Dunn of Singapore University of Technology and Design, successfully have developed a process called “4D” printing. By incorporating

Why more companies want to make 3D-printed metal parts

Alcoa, a colossus of the aluminum and metals industry, is currently building a new additive manufacturing center with a $60 million price tag in Pittsburgh. Its purpose: To serve as the main production site as Alcoa begins developing a line of powdered metals made specifically for 3D-printing applications. What Alcoa’s new center represents, however, is a broader shift taking shape in the additive manufacturing industry. Hasit Vibhakar, an additive manufacturing

3-D printing poised to shake up US manufacturing

Hasit Vibhakar isn’t waiting for the digital manufacturing revolution to ignite — he’s jump-starting it. Since President Obama sounded a clarion call three years ago for 3-D printing’s “potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything,” this formerly specialized technology has gone increasingly mainstream. Three-dimensional printed products — like a medical part — are made from ultrathin layers of plastic, metal or other materials, combined to create a 3-D object. They

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