Arrow Electronics has teamed with Silicon Valley non-profit New Story to help complete the first low-cost, 3D printed house for humanitarian purposes. The nonprofit, which focuses on providing safe homes for people living in inadequate housing around the world, plans to print a small concrete test home later this year in rural El Salvador.
Available on HP LIFE, the course will introduce students to 3D printing; the uses, benefits and the opportunities that exist in the space
At the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting this week, Fundación Jóvenes por la Tecnología (YTF) and HP Foundation announced a new 3D printing course to be delivered through the HP Foundation Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) platform as a training course for individuals to learn how to use 3D printing and create entrepreneurial opportunities.
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3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is becoming a game-changer in many industries and supply chains--from the technology industry printing prototypes for new products. It can be used to make quick scale models, fixtures, and jigs as well as final products -- from running shoes to jet engine fuel nozzles to electrical boxes in satellites.
The fourth industrial revolution is upon us. Technology, jobs, government policies, and entire economies around the world are on the edge of a massive shift. This presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for global leaders to come together and embrace new digital technologies that hyper-charge their economic prospects, create new manufacturing jobs, educate the next generation of highly skilled labor, and ultimately shape the next hundred years of our planet.
Click here to read about how Solar Turbines has used Additive Manufacturing to produce and repair production components in-house.
Replacing conventional casting with these technologies allows Solar Turbines to develop and test components more quickly, produce components less expensively and repair components that would otherwise be scrapped.