CEO James Wolff as Speaker at upcoming Design For Manufacturing Summit

James Wolff will be a speaker at the DFM summit this Spring 2015.

http://dfmsummit.com/speaker/jameswolff

To view the entire program, visit here:

http://dfmsummit.com/#program

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3D print covers D-Shape CEO James Wolff at the Inside 3D Printing Silicon Valley Conference Fall, 2014

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Recently at the Inside 3D Printing Conference in Santa Clara, 3DPrint had the opportunity to speak with D-Shape Enterprises CEO James Wolff, as well as sit in on his fascinating presentation. Wolff is very well respected within the 3D printing community.  He is the co-founder of Deep Space Industries, an asteroid mining and space utilities company, and is now running D-Shape Enterprises.

To read the rest of the story visit: http://3dprint.com/27229/d-shape-3d-printed-military

D-Shape CEO and Deep Space Industries Co-Founder James Wolff to Keynote Polish-American Innovation Week Conference in California

James Wolff, D-Shape CEO and Deep Space Industries Co-Founder, will be speaking before the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Polish-American Innovation Week in California. On 16-21 November 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host the Polish-American Innovation Week (PAIW) in California. The event will be organized in cooperation with a group of Polish institutional partners (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, National Research and Development Center, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, Polish Patent Office, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Environment). The project is aimed at promoting Polish achievements and ideas in the area of high technology and innovation.

Engadget features ESA Lunar 3D printed infrastructure project

Engadget recently ran a new story on our ESA and Fosters & Partners partnership for 3D printed space infrastructure. A new video of the process of construction is available through various internet portals, including at Engadget here,

For more information on our space applications, visit our page at: https://dshape.wordpress.com/applications/applications-space/

President Adam Kushner to Speak at the Canadian Home Builders Association’s Annual Conference

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association is the voice of Canada’s residential construction industry.

The CHBA’s membership includes new home builders, renovators, developers, trades, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders and other professionals – the companies and people who provide Canadians with quality housing from coast to coast. Members commit to act with integrity and professionalism in all aspects of their company’s operations.

The CHBA’s Standing Committees and Councils oversee the work of the Association in areas as diverse as technical and economic research, education and training, renovation, the environment, urban issues, warranty and marketing. Through the voluntary efforts of its members, the CHBA serves both consumers and producers of housing by promoting quality, affordability and choice in housing for all Canadians.

D-Shape, the European Space Agency, and the Moon

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31 January 2013

Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test the feasibility of 3D printing using lunar soil.

“Terrestrial 3D printing technology has produced entire structures,” said Laurent Pambaguian, heading the project for ESA.

“Our industrial team investigated if it could similarly be employed to build a lunar habitat.”

Foster + Partners devised a weight-bearing ‘catenary’ dome design with a cellular structured wall to shield against micrometeoroids and space radiation, incorporating a pressurised inflatable to shelter astronauts.

A hollow closed-cell structure – reminiscent of bird bones – provides a good combination of strength and weight.

For more information click Here.

D-Shape Enterprises can save N.Y.C. USD $2.9 billion dollars in waterfront restoration and protection

Enrico Dini’s D-Shape has been featured here several times as it’s the largest 3D printer to date. With a build envelope of 6 x 6 meters, it can print entire houses. It operates by depositing a special binder onto layers of sand, creating an artificial sandstone that is structurally superior to “Portland Concrete” andsimilar to marble. For this reason, as well as others, D-Shape was recently awarded first place in the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s (NYCEDC) waterfront repair contest called “Change the Course.” The $50,000 prize was to draw innovative methods of redeveloping 565 miles of NYC’s coast, much of which was especially damaged after Superstorm Sandy.

Read the full article Here.