At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3D printing and additive manufacturing are integral to the daily life of students and researchers — to teach the design process, to fabricate parts and demonstration objects, and to test new materials and processes.
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There are a lot of new technologies on display that either just came out or will be launched soon. Admatec, who is know for their ceramic printer is presenting their new metal printer: a slurry filled with metal particles is … Continue reading
The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) – has partnered with Local Motors to offer the IMTS Ride Experience featuring the breakthrough technology in “Olli,” the first self-driving electric and 3D printed bus equipped with IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) … Continue reading
The University of Wisconsin and its partner Oak Ridge National Laboratory are developing enabling technologies for low-cost, high-performance air-cooled heat exchangers. The objective is to develop a high-thermal conductivity polymer composite filament that can be used in additive manufacturing (3D printing) … Continue reading
We offer an huge array of services, that allow you to print your designs. We have various printers to use for your class work and research needs and even some for personal use.
The laboratories of the Polymer Engineering Center have a wide range of polymer-processing machines including advanced processes in the area of Additive Manufacturing and machines for Rapid Prototyping. Learn more about our services…
The Student Shop has a Dimension Elite 3D printer which can perform fused deposition modeling with ABS. The machine is excellent for high quality rapid prototyping. Learn more about our services…
The College Library provides UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff access to a 3D printer. Orders can be placed at the College Library Infolab Help Desk any time the library is open. Learn more about our services…
Courses in 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing range from introduction to CAD as well as graphical tools to generate 3D model data to introduction to the different manufacturing technologies.
Garage Physics offers informal mini-classes in SolidWorks CAD and 3d printing. To be notified of Garage Physics events and classes, join Garage Physics and subscribe to the e-mail distribution list.
In ME314 Manufacturing Fundamentals custom 3D printers are utilized as a common platform to cover concepts in 3D printing (FDM), CAM/CNC, PLC programming (more…)
In the past few years, advances in material, process, and machine development have enabled additive manufacturing (AM) processes to evolve from the prototyping stage to direct product manufacturing. (more…)
Various research groups at UW Madison are working in the area of 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing.
The Garage Physics lab in B613 Sterling Hall is a makerspace for student-driven interdisciplinary innovation. Garage offers all UW-Madison undergraduates and graduate students an unstructured safe environment to explore technologies (more…)
The UW Bone and Joint Biomechanics Lab’s goal is to better understand the nature of bone, bone growth and joint biomechanics as they relate to the orthopaedics field. Lab techniques include traditional mechanical testing methods (more…)
The Polymer Engineering Center has a long history in plastics processing research, which now include novel technologies like Additive Manufacturing (AM). Here the focus is on Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). (more…)