The Book “Metallic Microlattice Structures: Manufacture, Materials, and Application” by Robert Mines Available

The Book “Metallic Microlattice Structures: Manufacture, Materials, and Application” by Robert Mines Available

Robert Mines has written twenty papers on 3D printed microlattice structures and has been doing research into 3D printed microlattice structures for over 15 years. He has now bundled his knowledge into a book, “Metallic Microlattice Structures: Manufacture, Materials, and Application.” A microlattice is a very interesting structure that could fulfill a very wide range […]

Robert Mines has written twenty papers on 3D printed microlattice structures and has been doing research into 3D printed microlattice structures for over 15 years. He has now bundled his knowledge into a book, “Metallic Microlattice Structures: Manufacture,...
Conquer the Waste Stream: Three 3D Printing Startup Ideas to Save the World

Conquer the Waste Stream: Three 3D Printing Startup Ideas to Save the World

We’re seeing more and more 3D printing research projects use waste material or recycled polymers to make goods. Designers and makers are also exploring using waste as an input for 3D printing. These methods will not be a panacea. In order to be extrudable and function well 3D printing materials often will need a certain […]

We’re seeing more and more 3D printing research projects use waste material or recycled polymers to make goods. Designers and makers are also exploring using waste as an input for 3D printing. These methods will not be a panacea. In order to be extrudable and function...
3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Lars Brouwers on 3D Printing for Complex Fractures and Helping in Sierra Leone

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Lars Brouwers on 3D Printing for Complex Fractures and Helping in Sierra Leone

Lars Brouwers is a surgeon in training and a researcher at the Radboudumc and the Elisabeth-Tweesteden hospital. He investigates the value of 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the treatment of complex fractures. With his research he received the AOTrauma Europe Research Grant and has won the Technical Innovation Award from the European Society for […]

Lars Brouwers is a surgeon in training and a researcher at the Radboudumc and the Elisabeth-Tweesteden hospital. He investigates the value of 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the treatment of complex fractures. With his research he received the AOTrauma Europe...
AREVO Partners With Franco Bicycles to Make 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Frames

AREVO Partners With Franco Bicycles to Make 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Frames

AREVO is a Khosla backed, well funded, startup that uses a six-axis robot arm to extrude composites for manufacturing. The company has since inception spoken of breakthrough materials and applications such as carbon nanotube reinforced composites with a specific focus on printing bike frames. Now the firm has partnered with Franco Bicycles to make frames for their Emery brand. […]

AREVO is a Khosla backed, well funded, startup that uses a six-axis robot arm to extrude composites for manufacturing. The company has since inception spoken of breakthrough materials and applications such as carbon nanotube reinforced composites with a specific focus...
Creatz3D Medical Service Bureau To Offer Medical 3D Printed Models

Creatz3D Medical Service Bureau To Offer Medical 3D Printed Models

We’ve written about the enterprising Singapore based Creatz3D before. They made a robot arm, we interviewed them on their expansion in the region and we’ve mentioned their work in News Briefs before. We’re interested in them because they are a reseller of ceramics, metals, bioprinting and plastic systems but also offer software and services. There […]

We’ve written about the enterprising Singapore based Creatz3D before. They made a robot arm, we interviewed them on their expansion in the region and we’ve mentioned their work in News Briefs before. We’re interested in them because they are a...
Interview With 3DInductors About 3D Printing Pure Copper Induction Coils With EBM

Interview With 3DInductors About 3D Printing Pure Copper Induction Coils With EBM

Recently we told you about 3DInductors. This is a new service that lets you 3D print pure copper induction coils. 3DInductors was developed by GH Induction which is a part of GH Group, based in Valencia Spain and one of the market leaders in induction heating. The company developed its own technology application for 3D printing […]

Recently we told you about 3DInductors. This is a new service that lets you 3D print pure copper induction coils. 3DInductors was developed by GH Induction which is a part of GH Group, based in Valencia Spain and one of the market leaders in induction heating. The...
3D Printing Pioneer Interview with PADT Co-Founder Eric Miller

3D Printing Pioneer Interview with PADT Co-Founder Eric Miller

In the primordial soup of 3D printing, in the the 1990’s a group of Allied Signal engineers were using simulation and 3D printing to design turbine engines. This group saw the potential that 3D printing had, only a few years after the technology had been commercialized. They formed PADT in 1994. The team bought an […]

In the primordial soup of 3D printing, in the the 1990’s a group of Allied Signal engineers were using simulation and 3D printing to design turbine engines. This group saw the potential that 3D printing had, only a few years after the technology had been...
3DPrint.com Interviews 3D Printing Pioneer, Professor Ian Gibson of the University of Twente

3DPrint.com Interviews 3D Printing Pioneer, Professor Ian Gibson of the University of Twente

I’ve been reading Ian Gibson‘s papers for years now. He has written many insightful articles delving deep into metal, polymers, sintering, concrete, welding, medical applications and the industrialization of 3D printing. This 2016 paper on Design for Additive Manufacturing is one of the most useful things you can find online for 3D printing, while this […]

I’ve been reading Ian Gibson‘s papers for years now. He has written many insightful articles delving deep into metal, polymers, sintering, concrete, welding, medical applications and the industrialization of 3D printing. This 2016 paper on Design for...
Amin Hasani’s Blue Heart Hero Makes Custom 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Amputees

Amin Hasani’s Blue Heart Hero Makes Custom 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Amputees

Amin Hasani is the designer behind the Havenlabs utility band. Havenlabs is a nonprofit that aims to use 3D printing to aid veterans. Designer Amin now wants to take a broader approach and use his skill to aid amputees of all kinds through a commercial company Blue Heart Hero. With Blue Heart Heroes he hopes […]

Amin Hasani is the designer behind the Havenlabs utility band. Havenlabs is a nonprofit that aims to use 3D printing to aid veterans. Designer Amin now wants to take a broader approach and use his skill to aid amputees of all kinds through a commercial company Blue...
Premium AEROTEC 3D Printing Serially Produced Parts For All Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

Premium AEROTEC 3D Printing Serially Produced Parts For All Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

German aviation technology company Premium Aerotec has been making 3D printed aerospace parts for a few years now. Since 2016 they’ve been producing 3D printed parts for the A400M. The company recently bought Airbus’ own APWorks metal printing facility which helped develop the Scalmalloy material and is also involved in a large 3D printing automation project with EOS and […]

German aviation technology company Premium Aerotec has been making 3D printed aerospace parts for a few years now. Since 2016 they’ve been producing 3D printed parts for the A400M. The company recently bought Airbus’ own APWorks metal printing...
Interview With Steve Moran of Stereolithography Company RPS Limited

Interview With Steve Moran of Stereolithography Company RPS Limited

When I first heard from an F1 team that they were using an SLA machine made in the UK I was a bit confused. What was this mysterious RPS company?  What did they do? How were they able to make and deliver specialized resins? Tucked away in Buckinghamshire in a 53,000 person town with a […]

When I first heard from an F1 team that they were using an SLA machine made in the UK I was a bit confused. What was this mysterious RPS company?  What did they do? How were they able to make and deliver specialized resins? Tucked away in Buckinghamshire in a 53,000...
3DPod: 3D Printing Podcast Episode 3: Teaching in 3D

3DPod: 3D Printing Podcast Episode 3: Teaching in 3D

On this episode of the 3DPod we are discussing 3D printing in education. Presented by many as a great idea your two presenters are not so sure. Max certainly is against 3D printers in elementary scools. How about high school and college? What do we think of how 3D printers can help students today? Listen […]

On this episode of the 3DPod we are discussing 3D printing in education. Presented by many as a great idea your two presenters are not so sure. Max certainly is against 3D printers in elementary scools. How about high school and college? What do we think of how 3D...
3DPod 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Podcast Episode 2: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

3DPod 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Podcast Episode 2: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

3DPod is a unique, entertaining and hopefully thought-provoking podcast about 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing. We look at the 3D printing market in the broadest sense and hope to give you new 3D printing insight. In this episode we discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What does this term mean? How realistic is it? And what […]

3DPod is a unique, entertaining and hopefully thought-provoking podcast about 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing. We look at the 3D printing market in the broadest sense and hope to give you new 3D printing insight. In this episode we discuss the Fourth Industrial...
3DPod 3D Printing Podcast Episode 1: Intro & Printing Beyond PLA

3DPod 3D Printing Podcast Episode 1: Intro & Printing Beyond PLA

The 3DPod is a new podcast covering 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing. Its the only podcast where we take a helicopter view of our industry and with deep industry experience analyze what is happening in 3D printing. 3DPod is hosted by Joris Peels (3DPrint.com, Editor in Chief) and Maxwell Bogue (3Doodler, Co-Founder & Inventor). Their […]

The 3DPod is a new podcast covering 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing. Its the only podcast where we take a helicopter view of our industry and with deep industry experience analyze what is happening in 3D printing. 3DPod is hosted by Joris Peels (3DPrint.com,...
ProtoCAM Makes 3D Printed Spare Parts for Carpet Looms from the 1930s

ProtoCAM Makes 3D Printed Spare Parts for Carpet Looms from the 1930s

ProtoCAM is a Pennsylvania based 3D printing service bureau that serves the defense, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. The firm works with stereolithography, selective laser sintering (Laser Powder Bed Fusion), HP MFJ and FDM. Starting out in prototypes the company is increasingly making production-ready parts in polymers. They came to us with an interesting business […]

ProtoCAM is a Pennsylvania based 3D printing service bureau that serves the defense, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. The firm works with stereolithography, selective laser sintering (Laser Powder Bed Fusion), HP MFJ and FDM. Starting out in prototypes the...
Additive World Conference 2019 Eindhoven Day One

Additive World Conference 2019 Eindhoven Day One

Additive World Conference is a great conference in Eindhoven focusing on metal 3D printing. Organized now for the seventh time by metal 3D printer OEM Additive Industries, the summit brings together people interested in metal 3D printing from all over the world. With around 200 participants the show is small scale but the speakers are […]

Additive World Conference is a great conference in Eindhoven focusing on metal 3D printing. Organized now for the seventh time by metal 3D printer OEM Additive Industries, the summit brings together people interested in metal 3D printing from all over the world. With...
Interview with Srinivas Garigipati of Tata Consultancy Services on Mass Customization and 3D Printing

Interview with Srinivas Garigipati of Tata Consultancy Services on Mass Customization and 3D Printing

Tata Consultancy Services is one of the largest IT services and consulting companies on earth. Widely known as TCS, they are the firm that powers your banks and insurance companies. TCS has offices in 46 countries, has over 400,000 employees and annual revenues over $19 billion. TCS is active in many different sectors and provides […]

Tata Consultancy Services is one of the largest IT services and consulting companies on earth. Widely known as TCS, they are the firm that powers your banks and insurance companies. TCS has offices in 46 countries, has over 400,000 employees and annual revenues over...
Interview With Honeywell’s Dave Dietrich on Implementing Additive Manufacturing for Businesses

Interview With Honeywell’s Dave Dietrich on Implementing Additive Manufacturing for Businesses

Dave Dietrich is an Engineering Fellow at Honeywell Aerospace. There he was involved with the systems and defense firm’s 3D printing effort. His job is to guide, help and train his fellow engineers in adopting 3D printing for aerospace in the firm. He advocates for a DfAM approach whereby one identifies and designs for the […]

Dave Dietrich is an Engineering Fellow at Honeywell Aerospace. There he was involved with the systems and defense firm’s 3D printing effort. His job is to guide, help and train his fellow engineers in adopting 3D printing for aerospace in the firm. He advocates...
Design Guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, Selective Laser Melting, Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Design Guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, Selective Laser Melting, Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Perchance I came across an excellent document on the design guidelines for  Direct Metal Laser Sintering, also called DMLS, Selective Laser Melting, SLM, Laser Powder Bed Fusion and referred to as metal 3D printing. This document was made by UK based design consultancy Crucible Design. Crucible Design was founded in 1990 by Hugh Raymond and […]

Perchance I came across an excellent document on the design guidelines for  Direct Metal Laser Sintering, also called DMLS, Selective Laser Melting, SLM, Laser Powder Bed Fusion and referred to as metal 3D printing. This document was made by UK based design...
3D Printing and Product Liability: Interview with James Beck of Reed Smith

3D Printing and Product Liability: Interview with James Beck of Reed Smith

James Beck is the senior life sciences policy analyst at Reed Smith. James is specialized in product liability, personal injury, especially in very large and very complex cases. Active in law for over thirty years he has been involved in cases U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit […]

James Beck is the senior life sciences policy analyst at Reed Smith. James is specialized in product liability, personal injury, especially in very large and very complex cases. Active in law for over thirty years he has been involved in cases U.S. District Court for...
3D Scanning Buying Guide 2019

3D Scanning Buying Guide 2019

3D scanning has always shown a lot of promise for widespread use. The various 3D scanning technologies have had a difficult time deliverig on this promise. Whereas 3D scanning is an established business process in industry, architecture and reverse engineering, it has been difficult to do so at home. Starting up in 3D scanning as […]

3D scanning has always shown a lot of promise for widespread use. The various 3D scanning technologies have had a difficult time deliverig on this promise. Whereas 3D scanning is an established business process in industry, architecture and reverse engineering, it has...
One Thing That We Can Still Not 3D Print is the Balance Sheet

One Thing That We Can Still Not 3D Print is the Balance Sheet

With all the progress in 3D printing, we must remind ourselves to stay humble. We are in a very capable industry with accelerating growth and adoption rates. In the eyes of many, we’ve gone from spielerei to potential manufacturing tool in only a few short years. With new materials, applications, research, and processes being released […]

With all the progress in 3D printing, we must remind ourselves to stay humble. We are in a very capable industry with accelerating growth and adoption rates. In the eyes of many, we’ve gone from spielerei to potential manufacturing tool in only a few short years. With...
RAPID + TCT Announces Keynote Speakers for May Event

RAPID + TCT Announces Keynote Speakers for May Event

RAPID + TCT is North America’s largest and most influential additive manufacturing event. Now in its 29th year, RAPID + TCT is a touchstone event bringing together industrial manufacturing customers, vendors and researchers from all over the world. RAPID + TCT is your opportunity to engage with machine and materials manufacturers as well as service […]

RAPID + TCT is North America’s largest and most influential additive manufacturing event. Now in its 29th year, RAPID + TCT is a touchstone event bringing together industrial manufacturing customers, vendors and researchers from all over the world. RAPID + TCT is your...
Better than a Digital Twin, The Need for the Digital Triplet

Better than a Digital Twin, The Need for the Digital Triplet

The Digital Twin is a concept that is being established by the Enterprise CAD software crowd as well as people working in industrial automation. Heard among many a chin-chin with white wine and a smile; the digital twin could refer to just how well this term pairs with a higher “share of stomach” of manufacturer […]

The Digital Twin is a concept that is being established by the Enterprise CAD software crowd as well as people working in industrial automation. Heard among many a chin-chin with white wine and a smile; the digital twin could refer to just how well this term pairs...
Interview With  Michael Steinbach on 3D Printing Technical Ceramics

Interview With Michael Steinbach on 3D Printing Technical Ceramics

Of all the materials that are currently underused but have high potential none are more exciting to me than ceramics. Ceramics itself as an age old material can give us access to many quotidian product categories through a noble material. Technical ceramics have incredibly high performance in wear, chemical resistance, temperature resistance while being incredibly […]

Of all the materials that are currently underused but have high potential none are more exciting to me than ceramics. Ceramics itself as an age old material can give us access to many quotidian product categories through a noble material. Technical ceramics have...
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