Targeting the stent-manufacturing industry, this fully integrated system uses an integral linear-rotary design, offering two to five times higher throughput than screw-based or more traditional manufacturing, but it can still keep submicron tolerances on tight parts geometries. The system can produce as many stents as ordinary systems, but with fewer parts and taking up less floor space.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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