Groundbreaking 3D printing training center to open at leading research facility

The University of Louisville and UL, a safety science company, are launching a training center for professionals to learn about additive manufacturing, adding to Louisville’s growing list of 3D printing facilities.

Every day, the University of Louisville hosts tours of its rapid prototyping center on campus. Schools, businesses, media, and individuals come in to see the additive manufacturing lab at work, and leave amazed at the potential of this “new technology.”

Of course, this isn’t a new technology — it’s more than 30 years old. And U of L has had this center open since 1993. For years, they’ve worked behind the scenes as a leader in additive manufacturing — specifically with printing metals through laser sintering technology — waiting for people to realize that 3D printing is destined to disrupt many industries. … (read more)


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