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Sporting a quad-extruder, liquid-cooled print head, a working
volume of up to eight cubic feet, and industrial-grade quality at
prosumer prices, 3DMonstr’s 3D printers occupy a unique space
within the market.
6 At Issue
7 From pddnet.com
8 First Look
10 New Products
31 Final Thought
12 New Materials
Developing a New Material for
Stronger 3D Prints
We explore causes of anisotropy in LS carbon fiber-filled
materials, present solutions, and highlight a new LS material
being developed with isotropic properties.
16 Engineering Answers
Palm Trees Inspire Wind Turbine Design
A novel design for enormous 200-meter-long blades could help
bring offshore 50-megawatt wind turbines to the United States.
20 Engineering Answers
Blast Test Dummy Improves
The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin is designed to assess
the potential for skeletal injury from underbody blasts,
particularly with regards to the legs, spine, and pelvis.
What are some of the key technology trends that will
shape the evolution of the wearables market?
THE MONSTROUS TASK OF
DESIGNING 3D PRINTERS