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3DPOD Episode 139: 3D Printer Farms with Gabe Bentz, Slant 3D CEO

Slant 3D CEO Gabe Bentz only wanted to design and market 3D printed parts, but found existing service bureaus too expensive. So, he made a pivot and Slant 3D deployed…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Bondtech and Freeform Future Corp

Nozzle and extruder maker Bondtech makes high quality components to improve your 3D printers´ hotends, heaters and print heads. A lot of companies would be annoyed when a YouTuber, MirageC made…

Metal Joints Could Scale Construction 3D Printing in New European Project

We´re all very familiar with 3D printing concrete for buildings and formwork, but there is much more potential out there. The Politecnico di Milano is looking at reducing construction waste…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Lamps from Fishing nets and a 3D Printed Flight Simulator

Lockheed has used 3D printing extensively to make the F-35 Full Mission Simulator (FMS). Making use of 3D Systems´ Titan Robotics printers and post machining as well as the Digital…

3D Printing Archipelago: Islands of In-company 3D Printing Bureaus

In essence, I believe that the 3D printing industry is turning into Indonesia. Rather than have a market that is ostensibly globalized or local in nature, the sector will have…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Impossible Objects, Soft Tissue Bitmaps and Aerorise

Weber University’s Miller Advanced Research and Solutions Center (MARS Center) has bought an Impossible Objects Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing system the CBAM-2. It is now reportedly using the system to make upgrades to…

3DPOD Episode 138: Point-of-Care Medical Device 3D Printing with Dr. Steven Kurtz, Drexel University

In this episode of the 3DPOD, we speak to Dr. Steven Kurtz, director of the Implant Research Center at Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems and…

Archipelago: Further Segmentation of the 3D Printing Industry

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article spotting a future trend, first noticed by Autodesk´s Alexander Oster, towards a commoditization of the powder bed fusion portion of the additive…

Entire Nanosatellite 3D Printed within Single nScrypt 3D Printer

Under a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research grant with the Space Force, Sciperio relied on 3D printers from its sister company nScrypt to make small six unit…

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How to Win at 3D Printing Acquisitions: the Sandvik Example

As the 3D printing market continues a new phase of growth, this time fueled more likely by large, existing holders of capital, we will see more interesting plays by larger…

Realize Medical Gets 510(k) Clearance for VR Surgical Planning Software

Previously, we wrote about how Ottawa, Canada-based Realize Medical partnered with Logitech to use its stylus in Elucis VR software, which tool allows doctors to present CT and MRI files…

Northrop Grumman Brings Carbon Fiber 3D Printing to the Hypersonics Arms Race

The U.S. is in the midst of a hypersonics arms race. Craft traveling five times or more the speed of sound in a guided way could change warfare. In a…

Reebok and Dior Debut 3D Printed Shoes at Paris Fashion Week

Adidas, Carbon, and Oechsler have really been in the lead in 3D printing shoes. But, New Balance, Nike and others have tried, as well. It looks like the sneaker heads will have…

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UltiMaker Releases First 3D Printer in Nearly 5 Years: the S7

UltiMaker has released its first 3D printer since the company was formed as a merger between MakerBot and Ultimaker. The S7 is a dual-nozzle machine with a 330 x 240…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Dior, Botter and Rains 3D Print Shoes at Paris Fashion Week

Danish brand Rains has made a 3D printed TPU shoe together with Zellerfeld. Zellerfeld is a shoe 3D Printing service. Meanwhile Dior made a powder bed fusion cellular shoe out…

Ukrainian Soldiers Outfitted with 3D Printed Prosthetics from Open Bionics

24-year-old Andrii Gidzun and 18-year-old Vitalii Ivashchuk are just some of the young casualties of the hostilities taking place in Ukraine, with both becoming amputees during the conflict. Ivashchuk said…

3D Printed Prosthetics: The Prosthetics and Orthotics Podcast on 3DPrint.com

If you follow me on social media, you may have noticed that, in addition to the 3DPOD, I participate in another podcast series, The Prosthetics and Orthotics Podcast, with Brent…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Colgate & Direct Sound 3D Printing

A Concordia University team lead by has been recognized for their direct sound 3D printing technique that could be used to make 100 micron thin parts in metal, polymer and…

SWISSto12 Receives €30M to Make ESA Satellite with 3D Printing

SWISSto12 has a wonderful niche in making waveguides and other optimized satellite components with 3D printing, securing it deals to make satellite components for Lockheed and antennas with the European…

Why Is There so Little 3D Printing Training Available?

If I ask friends what they need in 3D printing the most, mature users often point to training. I did a survey at one point and, the more production oriented…

3DPOD Episode 137: From RepRap to Government Supplier, MatterHackers CEO Lars Brubaker

Coming from the world of gaming, Lars Brubaker started MatterHackers to take part in the 3D printing revolution. Due to his background, he has good war stories: trying to find…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Leonardo, Beamit, AiBuild

Sandvik owned Beamit makes a deal with defense firm Leonardo to do 3D Printing MRO for spare parts. A 100 parts have been qualified on at least five airframes and…

China’s SpaceX 3D Prints over 30 Parts for Rocket Engine

In an effort to become China’s SpaceX, Galactic Energy has raised over $188 million in its Series B round and has now commissioned service bureau Falcontech to 3D print over…

CEAD Unveils 36-Meter-Long 3D Printer for Abu Dhabi’s Al Seer Marine

CEAD, a Dutch original equipment manufacturer dedicated to large-format 3D printers, has unveiled what it claims to be the world’s largest robotic arm-based 3D printer. At 36 meters long and…