GKN and GE Additive to Work Together as Partners in 3D Printing

GKN and GE Additive to Work Together as Partners in 3D Printing

This week is a busy one for GKN, which just announced that it would be creating a new division called GKN Additive to consolidate all of its additive manufacturing activities into one area. The division, operating from several centers of excellence located in four countries, encompasses the entire additive manufacturing process, from powder production to […]

This week is a busy one for GKN, which just announced that it would be creating a new division called GKN Additive to consolidate all of its additive manufacturing activities into one area. The division, operating from several centers of excellence located in four...
Agenda Announced for Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo San Diego

Agenda Announced for Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo San Diego

We’re currently in the middle of a very busy conference season in the 3D printing world, and there are plenty more still to come as the year begins to wind down. It’s now just about a month and a half until Inside 3D Printing San Diego, which will be taking place from December 4th to […]

We’re currently in the middle of a very busy conference season in the 3D printing world, and there are plenty more still to come as the year begins to wind down. It’s now just about a month and a half until Inside 3D Printing San Diego, which will be...
Hauke Scheer Presents a 3D Printed Horseshoe Crab That Turns Into a Person

Hauke Scheer Presents a 3D Printed Horseshoe Crab That Turns Into a Person

Horseshoe crabs are, interestingly, sometimes called living fossils, as they’re one of the oldest species on the planet. The invertebrates originated 450 million years ago and live in oceans around the world, though their numbers have declined due to habitat destruction and overharvesting. Horseshoe crabs have five pairs of legs and multiple eyes, and their […]

Horseshoe crabs are, interestingly, sometimes called living fossils, as they’re one of the oldest species on the planet. The invertebrates originated 450 million years ago and live in oceans around the world, though their numbers have declined due to habitat...
Need Some New 3D Printing Supplies? Win an Amazon Gift Card in Our Latest Giveaway!

Need Some New 3D Printing Supplies? Win an Amazon Gift Card in Our Latest Giveaway!

It’s hard to believe, but it seems to happen earlier and earlier every year: stores are already beginning to put up their Christmas displays. I’m of the opinion that retail establishments should, at the very least, wait until after Halloween, but a few of them appear to compete to see which can get their Christmas […]

It’s hard to believe, but it seems to happen earlier and earlier every year: stores are already beginning to put up their Christmas displays. I’m of the opinion that retail establishments should, at the very least, wait until after Halloween, but a few of...
How Sonova Became a Global Leader in Production 3D Printing and Helped the Hearing Aid Industry Go Digital

How Sonova Became a Global Leader in Production 3D Printing and Helped the Hearing Aid Industry Go Digital

The hearing aid industry today owes its current appearance to hearing aid manufacturer Sonova and 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC. Fifteen years ago, EnvisionTEC 3D printed hearing aids for Sonova’s Phonak brand, and the company found that the technology was capable of producing better-fitting, more comfortable, customized devices than the traditional manufacturing technologies it had been using before. […]

The hearing aid industry today owes its current appearance to hearing aid manufacturer Sonova and 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC. Fifteen years ago, EnvisionTEC 3D printed hearing aids for Sonova’s Phonak brand, and the company found that the technology was...
Sharebot's EDUino is an Adorable Way to Teach Kids About 3D Printing and Robotics

Sharebot's EDUino is an Adorable Way to Teach Kids About 3D Printing and Robotics

Nowadays, it’s important for kids to learn things like 3D printing and robotics at an early age. The challenge is for teachers to present that advanced material in a way that’s easy enough, and engaging enough, for young children to grasp and have fun with. What is the best way to get kids acquainted with […]

Nowadays, it’s important for kids to learn things like 3D printing and robotics at an early age. The challenge is for teachers to present that advanced material in a way that’s easy enough, and engaging enough, for young children to grasp and have fun...
ORNL and Strangpresse Continue 3D Printing Partnership with Exclusive Extruder Licensing Agreement

ORNL and Strangpresse Continue 3D Printing Partnership with Exclusive Extruder Licensing Agreement

In 2014, Youngstown, Ohio company Strangpresse was formed to develop and commercialize lightweight, fully controllable thermoplastic extruders for 3D printing. This week, the company was granted an exclusive license for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s extruder technology, which can rapidly 3D print hundreds of pounds of polymer material. The extruders include a nozzle that is capable of […]

In 2014, Youngstown, Ohio company Strangpresse was formed to develop and commercialize lightweight, fully controllable thermoplastic extruders for 3D printing. This week, the company was granted an exclusive license for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s extruder...
Designer Presents an Unconventional 3D Printer and a 3D Printed VR Headset

Designer Presents an Unconventional 3D Printer and a 3D Printed VR Headset

A lot happens in the 3D printing world every day, and much of it comes at the hands of makers rather than corporations. Makers aren’t just making things with 3D printers, either – they’re making 3D printers themselves. A couple of years ago, a designer named Turi Cacciatore, founder of Turi Design, built a 3D printer […]

A lot happens in the 3D printing world every day, and much of it comes at the hands of makers rather than corporations. Makers aren’t just making things with 3D printers, either – they’re making 3D printers themselves. A couple of years ago, a...
Johnson & Johnson Looks Toward a Future of Personalized Medicine Through 3D Printing

Johnson & Johnson Looks Toward a Future of Personalized Medicine Through 3D Printing

3D printing in healthcare is becoming, if not quite mainstream, something common enough that most people have at least heard of 3D printed prosthetics, or implants, or surgical models. The technology is being used by both large corporations and small clinics, but it’s the large corporations that can really play a role in bringing it […]

3D printing in healthcare is becoming, if not quite mainstream, something common enough that most people have at least heard of 3D printed prosthetics, or implants, or surgical models. The technology is being used by both large corporations and small clinics, but...
Formlabs Introduces New Biocompatible 3D Printing Resin for Long-Term Dental Use

Formlabs Introduces New Biocompatible 3D Printing Resin for Long-Term Dental Use

When it comes to 3D printing for dental applications, SLA 3D printing is the way to go. The technology has the necessary precision and surface finish for dental tools and implements, and companies that specialize in SLA technology have been putting forth efforts to create new advancements in dental 3D printing. Over the past year […]

When it comes to 3D printing for dental applications, SLA 3D printing is the way to go. The technology has the necessary precision and surface finish for dental tools and implements, and companies that specialize in SLA technology have been putting forth efforts to...
Twindom Offers Two New Products for Better 3D Printed Portraits

Twindom Offers Two New Products for Better 3D Printed Portraits

There will always be something special about photographs taken with a traditional film camera, even if many of them aren’t as sharp or vibrant as digital photos. Film photographs do have their downsides, though, which is why they’ve been replaced almost entirely by digital photography. For one thing, film photographs tend to fade over time. […]

There will always be something special about photographs taken with a traditional film camera, even if many of them aren’t as sharp or vibrant as digital photos. Film photographs do have their downsides, though, which is why they’ve been replaced almost...
AstroPrint Mobile 3D Printing App Launches for iOS and Android

AstroPrint Mobile 3D Printing App Launches for iOS and Android

In 2014, a product called AstroPrint was launched on Kickstarter. The cloud-based platform offers wireless 3D printing, slicing and more, and since it was introduced, it has undergone several updates and upgrades, most recently including the AstroBox Touch and last year introducing live video streaming. AstroPrint has the goal of simplifying 3D printing through advanced cloud technology, […]

In 2014, a product called AstroPrint was launched on Kickstarter. The cloud-based platform offers wireless 3D printing, slicing and more, and since it was introduced, it has undergone several updates and upgrades, most recently including the AstroBox Touch and last...
SLS 3D Printing Leads to Better Augmented Reality Glasses

SLS 3D Printing Leads to Better Augmented Reality Glasses

Augmented reality has, believe it or not, been around since 1968, although it didn’t start making significant progress until the 21st century. Many people think of augmented reality, or AR, as purely an entertainment technology, meant for things like Pokémon Go and other games. It’s actually an extremely useful technology in the workplace, however, particularly […]

Augmented reality has, believe it or not, been around since 1968, although it didn’t start making significant progress until the 21st century. Many people think of augmented reality, or AR, as purely an entertainment technology, meant for things like Pokémon Go...
3D Printing to Help Complete Fossil That Led to New Species Discovery

3D Printing to Help Complete Fossil That Led to New Species Discovery

You never know what you’re going to find in storage – photographs you forgot existed, clothing that’s become valuably vintage, the fossil of an extinct species that’s never been identified before. Admittedly, the latter hasn’t happened to most people, but that’s what happened to scientists at the University of Nottingham. Dr. David Large, a geologist […]

You never know what you’re going to find in storage – photographs you forgot existed, clothing that’s become valuably vintage, the fossil of an extinct species that’s never been identified before. Admittedly, the latter hasn’t happened to...
Impossible Objects Raises $6.4 Million in Series A Funding While Preparing to Release Model One 3D Printer

Impossible Objects Raises $6.4 Million in Series A Funding While Preparing to Release Model One 3D Printer

Earlier this year, Impossible Objects introduced its pilot 3D printer, the Model One, at RAPID + TCT. The machine won the trade show’s Innovation Award for the service or product that will have the greatest impact on the industry, and the Model One looks poised to have a tremendous impact indeed. The printer is based on […]

Earlier this year, Impossible Objects introduced its pilot 3D printer, the Model One, at RAPID + TCT. The machine won the trade show’s Innovation Award for the service or product that will have the greatest impact on the industry, and the Model One looks poised...
ACADEMI Becomes First Hands-On Certification Program for 3D Printing in the US

ACADEMI Becomes First Hands-On Certification Program for 3D Printing in the US

As 3D printing grows and makes its presence known in industries across the world, there’s still the question of how to get workers caught up on the technology. 3D printing is being taught in more and more schools, from elementary to college level, but there’s still a generation of workers who have been in the […]

As 3D printing grows and makes its presence known in industries across the world, there’s still the question of how to get workers caught up on the technology. 3D printing is being taught in more and more schools, from elementary to college level, but...
Digitization and 3D Printing Replicate Fragile Braille Globe

Digitization and 3D Printing Replicate Fragile Braille Globe

Richard Frank Tunley made blinds for a living – but as he told his family, he lived for the blind. The Queensland man dedicated his life to working with and helping visually impaired children and adults. He was especially devoted to making sure that blind children had the same educational opportunities as everyone else. He […]

Richard Frank Tunley made blinds for a living – but as he told his family, he lived for the blind. The Queensland man dedicated his life to working with and helping visually impaired children and adults. He was especially devoted to making sure that blind...
3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade, however, long before most people knew of it as a material that could be 3D printed. 3DCeram has been 3D printing ceramic parts since 2005, inventing […]

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade, however, long before most people knew of it as a material that could be 3D printed. 3DCeram has been 3D...
Learn More About HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology in Free Webcast

Learn More About HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology in Free Webcast

It can be hard to keep up with all of the advancements in 3D printing, as they happen at such a rapid rate. There are so many different 3D printing technologies now that keeping track of them all takes some work. At 3DPrint.com, we like to help our readers learn more about the different facets […]

It can be hard to keep up with all of the advancements in 3D printing, as they happen at such a rapid rate. There are so many different 3D printing technologies now that keeping track of them all takes some work. At 3DPrint.com, we like to help our readers learn more...
Researchers Develop New Type of 3D Printed Wearable Antenna

Researchers Develop New Type of 3D Printed Wearable Antenna

The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India and is home to several brilliant scientists working in a range of fields of study. Recently, a group of those scientists used 3D printing to develop a new kind of wearable antenna that can be embedded into fabric, like military uniforms, for example. Antennae […]

The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India and is home to several brilliant scientists working in a range of fields of study. Recently, a group of those scientists used 3D printing to develop a...
Formlabs Presents Free White Paper on 3D Printing and Injection Molding

Formlabs Presents Free White Paper on 3D Printing and Injection Molding

3D printing is a wonderful technology by itself, but it also enhances other manufacturing technologies when combined with them. There have been many cases in which 3D printing and investment casting were used together, and 3D printing and CNC machining are often both required to create a single part – hence the growing number of […]

3D printing is a wonderful technology by itself, but it also enhances other manufacturing technologies when combined with them. There have been many cases in which 3D printing and investment casting were used together, and 3D printing and CNC machining are often both...
Elephab Aims to Become Nigeria's Primary Supplier of 3D Printed Parts

Elephab Aims to Become Nigeria's Primary Supplier of 3D Printed Parts

The GE Garages program was launched by GE in 2012 to spur interest in inventing and manufacturing among Americans. A few years later, the program spread beyond America. GE Lagos Garage, in Lagos, Nigeria, began with three weeks of workshops, and today, it has produced the startup that hopes to be the first major producer […]

The GE Garages program was launched by GE in 2012 to spur interest in inventing and manufacturing among Americans. A few years later, the program spread beyond America. GE Lagos Garage, in Lagos, Nigeria, began with three weeks of workshops, and today, it has produced...
Amazon Acquires 3D Body Scanning Company Body Labs

Amazon Acquires 3D Body Scanning Company Body Labs

Shopping for clothes can be a frustrating experience – especially if you’re a woman. Sizes are seemingly arbitrary, with every store and every brand coming up with its own sizing system that makes an 8 in one brand a 12 in another. Even within one brand, it can be difficult to find the size that […]

Shopping for clothes can be a frustrating experience – especially if you’re a woman. Sizes are seemingly arbitrary, with every store and every brand coming up with its own sizing system that makes an 8 in one brand a 12 in another. Even within one brand,...
3D Printed, Solar-Powered Cart Could Help Ease Water Troubles in Developing Countries

3D Printed, Solar-Powered Cart Could Help Ease Water Troubles in Developing Countries

How far do you have to go to get water? If you simply have to walk into the bathroom or kitchen, you’re one of the luckiest people in the world. In developing countries, getting water involves walking an average of three miles round trip, carrying a jug weighing about 40 pounds on the way back. […]

How far do you have to go to get water? If you simply have to walk into the bathroom or kitchen, you’re one of the luckiest people in the world. In developing countries, getting water involves walking an average of three miles round trip, carrying a jug weighing...
3D Printing Put to Creative Use by Winners of RESHAPE 17 Competition

3D Printing Put to Creative Use by Winners of RESHAPE 17 Competition

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, with the TCT Show last week, followed by this week’s IN(3D)USTRY conference in Barcelona. There’s been a lot to see here at IN(3D)USTRY this week, and one of the most exciting events to happen so far was the RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins competition, which challenged participants to create […]

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, with the TCT Show last week, followed by this week’s IN(3D)USTRY conference in Barcelona. There’s been a lot to see here at IN(3D)USTRY this week, and one of the most exciting events to happen so far was the RESHAPE...

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