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    Dive into Additive Manufacturing with the 3Degrees Discussions Podcast

    Welcome to 3Degrees Discussions, a weekly podcast that has brought in 14,000+ listeners who are devoted to the stories behind the innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the 3D Printing Industry. As one of the most profound and acclaimed podcasts in the 3D Printing World, we've had over 100 guest interviews and counting, and 3,540 minutes of content available on five audio and video platforms. Our platform continues to flourish with exciting new episodes to come.


    To our continuous listeners, thank you. Please feel free to share an idea for a new episode, check out our blog, and keep up with the newest interviews we have in store.

  • Real Stories Beyond the Hype

    Conversations from Ford, Renishaw, Boeing, NASA, Cummins, and more.

    Check out the Podcasts below to hear Dr. Vasquez's stimulating questions about what recent discoveries these companies have made.

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  • Most Recent Episodes

    Episode 118: Jeph Ruppert

    Jeph Ruppert is a director with 3D Systems’ Application Innovation Group (AIG) – a team comprised of engineers, designers, and technicians that collaborates with the company’s customers to architect bespoke additive manufacturing solutions and applications. Renowned for his expertise in process control, validation, and characterization using metal AM within the medical device and other critical application industries, Jeph has supported the manufacture of more than 2 million medical devices to date and more than 100 customer 510(k) and CE marks. He is a key contributor to regulatory organizations, providing guidance which is helping to shape industry standards.

    Slide through and check out some more awesome episodes!


    Episode 117: LJ Holmes

    LJ Holmes is the Executive Director of Advanced Manufacturing at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. LJ has many years of Additive Manufacturing experience including time in the Army Research Lab. He continues to be active in maturing defense-related manufacturing projects through his work with Astro America.

    Episode 116: Anthony Mott

    Anthony Mott is an Additive Manufacturing leader at Wabtec. Currently, he and his team are deploying AM solutions to the rail industry. Anthony is a Penn State grad and throughout his AM career has spent time at RP+M as well as GE.

    Episode 115: David Leigh

    David has been involved in the 3D Printing space for over 30 years. His background in materials started him down the path of AM first through his work at DTM and ultimately the founding, growth and sale of Harvest Technologies (an early SLS service bureau). From there he has spent time at Stratasys, EOS, and 3D Systems. Today he shares some of those stories along with lessons learned.

    Episode 114: Agustin Diaz

    Dr. Agustin Diaz is part of the R&D Department at REM Surface Engineering, serving as the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Manager overseeing Research Chemists and Additive Manufacturing Scientists. Over the last eight years, he has worked on the optimization of post-process surface finishing of metal additive manufactured (AM) components using REM’s chemically accelerated finishing technologies. Agustin is a leading expert in the surface classification and post-processing of metal AM components and has expertise in new technology development for the surface finishing of metal components. He is the author of more than twenty technical papers and patents. In addition, he is the Co-Founder and Marketing Editor of the LatinX Can Podcast (LatinXCan.com), a bi-weekly podcast series that talks to LatinX professionals while they share their experiences about how they turned their professional dream into reality in the USA.

  • Full List of Episodes

    Dive in below and follow the journey of Dr. Mike Vasquez as he interviews a number of different influential people who are changing the world with 3D Printing. Each Episode features a special guest, compelling and insightful debate, and new ways to ponder our understanding of the future that is 3D Printing.

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