Emily Pollock

Schiner 3D Repro Prints Accurate Human Body Models for Medtech Companies

Austrian printing company Schiner 3D Repro has started providing medical technology companies with hyper-realistic printed digital anatomy models, made via their Stratasys J750 Digital Anatomy. It’s one of the latest…

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New NanoOne Bioprinter, Ink Lets Researchers Bioprint Directly with Living Cells

A collaboration between UpNano and Xpect INX will allow users to directly print structures containing living cells, from the nanometer scale to the centimeter scale. UpNano’s latest printer uses a…

Fortify Adds Two New 3D Printers, Customization Software for Composite 3D Printing

Composite 3D printing startup Fortify has announced the launch of two new FLUX printers, and a new software platform to let users have more control over the print process. The…

Ultimaker Study Suggests COVID-19 Increased Worldwide 3D Printing Adoption

Ultimaker has released its 2021 3D Printing Sentiment Index (3DPSI), showing that awareness and adoption of 3D printing went up during 2020, and that companies used it in a more…

Formerly-Homeless Man Becomes First US Resident of 3D Printed Tiny Home

A previously homeless man has become the US’s first resident of a 3D printed tiny home. 70-year-old Tim Shea now lives in a 400-square-foot house in Austin, Texas, printed by…

Ricoh to Supply Impossible Objects Composite 3D Printing to European Market

A new partnership between Impossible Objects and Ricoh 3D will make new composite-enhanced parts available to European Ricoh 3D customers. The parts, created via Impossible Objects’ much-touted CBAM process, will…

Essentium Announces Expansion, Promotions to Handle Demand for High-Speed 3D Printing

Essentium, Inc. has announced that it is aggressively expanding with a new set of executive promotions and a doubled headcount. The startup, most notable for its fast-printing High Speed Extrusion…

HP, 3D Control Systems Collaborate to Bridge 3D Printing Processes

3D Control Systems will be working with HP to integrate HP’s 3D Application Programming Interface (API) with 3D Control Systems’ 3DP software. The integration will allow HP’s API to communicate…

Primus Aerospace Purchases VELO3D 3D Printer for Hollow Fuel Tanks

Defense contractor Primus Aerospace announced that they have bought VELO3D’s Sapphire powder bed fusion (PBF) printer. The Sapphire is unique for its ability to print low angles and without the…

New Formlabs Software Release Helps Dentists 3D Print Models In-House

On March 18th, Formlabs announced the new Scan to Model feature in their PreForm software, which will directly convert oral scans into printable models. Scan to Model will help dentists…

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3D Systems Collaborates with Nuclear-Powered Ship Maker on 3D Printable Corrosion-Resistant Alloy

On March 18, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced a collaboration with Newport News Shipbuilding to make copper-nickel alloys that can be used in powder bed fusion printers. The deal will…

Wohlers Report: 3D Printing Industry Grew 7.5% in 2020

The Wohlers Report, often lauded as the “AM Bible,” found that the 3D printing industry grew 7.5 percent in 2020. While the growth is significantly lower than the industry’s approximately…

World’s First 3D Printed Community Starts Development in California

Palari Group and Mighty Buildings have announced what could become the world’s first community of 3D printed homes. The community, which is slated to be zero net energy, will be…

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First 3D Printed Circuit Launched into Space

Information tech company L3Harris has announced that they have launched a 3D printed Radio Frequency (RF) circuit at the International Space Station. This launch is part of NASA’s Materials International…

US Air Force, Navy Fund Senvol Machine Learning Tool for 3D Printing

3D printing data company Senvol has announced that it is receiving funding from the U.S. Navy and Air Force to further their machine learning software. Senvol ML analyses the relationship…

Xometry Offers Four New Nylons from Stratasys for SLS 3D Printing

Stratasys Direct is now offering four kinds of new nylon material through Xometry’s global marketplace. Xometry customers will be able to order parts made from Nylon 11 EX, Nylon 12…

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Carbon Design Engine Generates Conformal Lattices for 3D Printing

On March 2, Carbon released its new Carbon Design Engine, with a lattice design generator that can automate the creation of conformal, single-zone lattices. Carbon has been working with its…

New 3D Printable Polymer Has Human-Tissue-Like Properties

A team working out of University of California at Santa Barbara has found a way to 3D print with so-called “bottlebrush” elastomers, or molecules with long “backbones” of polymers with…

Weerg Helps Physicists Track the Mysterious Neutrino with 3D Printing

3D printing service Weerg is manufacturing parts for the KM3NeT, an undersea research installation that will help scientists learn about the mysteries of the neutrino particle. KM3NeT is a collaborative…

Stratasys Announces First Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament for F123

Stratasys has introduced a new carbon fiber material for fused deposition modeling (FDM). While the company has had a carbon fiber filament available on their industrial printers for several years,…

Markforged Becomes Member of America Makes

3D printing company Markforged has become the newest member of America Makes, a private-public partnership based around promoting and advancing additive manufacturing (AM).  Founded in 2012 as a joint project…

Ricoh 3D Adds Generative Design Options for 3D Printing

UK-based Ricoh 3D has added generative design and shape optimization software to their line of 3D printing services. Currently, Ricoh 3D offers external printers and in-house printing and design (both…

Navy’s HackTheMachine 2021 Features 3D Printing Challenge

The U.S. Navy will be hosting its annual “HackTheMachine” contest from March 23rd- 26th: this time, with a focus on 3D printing. HackTheMachine is a Navy outreach program designed to…

Designer 3D Prints Assistive Tech for Blind Dog

Today, 3D printing is a multibillion dollar industry, used in factories, research labs, and even in the depths of space. At the same time, amateur creatives are still using their…