Interview with Prosthetist and Orthotist Brent Wright of LifeEnabled on 3D Printing Prosthetics

Interview with Prosthetist and Orthotist Brent Wright of LifeEnabled on 3D Printing Prosthetics

Amidst the hubble and bubble of optimism, money and growth, there are also people doing good things with 3D printing. Open source prosthetics are one of the most exciting areas of 3D printing. Here is an area where widely available desktop printers and industrial systems can be used to make patient-specific prostheses, braces, and medical […]

Amidst the hubble and bubble of optimism, money and growth, there are also people doing good things with 3D printing. Open source prosthetics are one of the most exciting areas of 3D printing. Here is an area where widely available desktop printers and industrial...
Interview with Patrik Ohldin of Open Source Metal 3D Printing Company Freemelt

Interview with Patrik Ohldin of Open Source Metal 3D Printing Company Freemelt

I’ve known Patrik Ohldin for a long time as a supremely knowledgeable metal printing guy. He’s been working in metal 3D printing for over 14 years, 12 of those as an Area Sales Manager for Swedish EBM metal printing company and now GE subsidiary Arcam. He really knows a tonne about EBM and electron beam powder […]

I’ve known Patrik Ohldin for a long time as a supremely knowledgeable metal printing guy. He’s been working in metal 3D printing for over 14 years, 12 of those as an Area Sales Manager for Swedish EBM metal printing company and now GE subsidiary Arcam. He...
Interview with Denis Hamant of French 3D Printing Reseller Kreos

Interview with Denis Hamant of French 3D Printing Reseller Kreos

At 3DPrint.com we’re very interested in finding out how 3D printing is actually doing. For many 3D printing materials and products, the reseller is where the rubber meets the road. Although many 3D Printing OEMs and materials companies operate and sell directly online there has been a huge shift over the past years towards resellers. […]

At 3DPrint.com we’re very interested in finding out how 3D printing is actually doing. For many 3D printing materials and products, the reseller is where the rubber meets the road. Although many 3D Printing OEMs and materials companies operate and sell directly...
The State and Future of 3D Printing at The End of 2018

The State and Future of 3D Printing at The End of 2018

For the first time, it seems patently obvious where 3D printing is heading. There is almost universal agreement on what is going on and what the future developments are to be. Its a comforting time in 3D Printing for everyone. I call 2018, the year of the clipboard because this year we go in the […]

For the first time, it seems patently obvious where 3D printing is heading. There is almost universal agreement on what is going on and what the future developments are to be. Its a comforting time in 3D Printing for everyone. I call 2018, the year of the clipboard...
Interview with Scott Schiller Global Head of Market Development at HP 3D Printing About Manufacturing Using 3D Printing

Interview with Scott Schiller Global Head of Market Development at HP 3D Printing About Manufacturing Using 3D Printing

Scott Schiller is the Global Head of Market Development at HP. He’s also brilliant and has a long history of building HP businesses in Inkjet and digital press. HP is, of course, a huge company with an incredible degree of technical prowess which they’re bringing to bear on 3D printing. But, in our industry, in terms […]

Scott Schiller is the Global Head of Market Development at HP. He’s also brilliant and has a long history of building HP businesses in Inkjet and digital press. HP is, of course, a huge company with an incredible degree of technical prowess which they’re...
Top 10 Most Popular 3D Printing Videos of 2018

Top 10 Most Popular 3D Printing Videos of 2018

This is an overview of the most popular YouTube videos on 3D printing of 2018. 10. Engineers Created A New Bionic Arm That Can Grow With You Story of Daniel Melville and his making of 3D printed Hero for OpenBionics. A good video showcasing the possibilities of 3D printing. 9. The Mii Channel Theme Using […]

This is an overview of the most popular YouTube videos on 3D printing of 2018. 10. Engineers Created A New Bionic Arm That Can Grow With You Story of Daniel Melville and his making of 3D printed Hero for OpenBionics. A good video showcasing the possibilities of 3D...
Engineering Simulation for 3D Printing Interview with Chris Robinson of ANSYS

Engineering Simulation for 3D Printing Interview with Chris Robinson of ANSYS

Chris Robinson is the Senior Manager of ANSYS Additive Software Development at ANSYS. ANSYS is a billion dollar revenue company that is huge in engineering simulation software. ANSYS software is used to test, simulate, design and improve designs in many industries. Perhaps not very well known outside the area that it dominates ANSYS simulation tools are used on […]

Chris Robinson is the Senior Manager of ANSYS Additive Software Development at ANSYS. ANSYS is a billion dollar revenue company that is huge in engineering simulation software. ANSYS software is used to test, simulate, design and improve designs in many industries....
Paul Benning Chief Technologist 3D Printing at HP Predicts 3D Printing Developments in 2019

Paul Benning Chief Technologist 3D Printing at HP Predicts 3D Printing Developments in 2019

Paul Benning is the 3D Print and Microfluidics Chief Technologist at HP. Before that he was an HP Fellow and the Chief Technologist of their imaging and printing division. He’s a noted expert in nanotech, microfluidics, and inkjet with a Ph.D. in Material Science. I’m really impressed with the caliber of people at HP and […]

Paul Benning is the 3D Print and Microfluidics Chief Technologist at HP. Before that he was an HP Fellow and the Chief Technologist of their imaging and printing division. He’s a noted expert in nanotech, microfluidics, and inkjet with a Ph.D. in Material...
3DPrint.com The Year in Review: 3D Printing 2018

3DPrint.com The Year in Review: 3D Printing 2018

2018 was a very exciting year in 3D Printing. If we look at the big trends we can see the rise of startups with tens of millions in investment, market entry by multibillion-dollar companies especially polymer companies and increased automation. In the background, we can see the very public fading of the desktop printer on every […]

2018 was a very exciting year in 3D Printing. If we look at the big trends we can see the rise of startups with tens of millions in investment, market entry by multibillion-dollar companies especially polymer companies and increased automation. In the background, we...
Interview with Mike Valentine on How BuildTak Was Invented

Interview with Mike Valentine on How BuildTak Was Invented

One of the biggest issues with desktop FDM 3D printers is layer adhesion. First layers are often deposited incorrectly and then the build fails. The part could deform, warp, fall over, become dislodged from the platform or become a leaning Tower of Pisa version of its intended self. Often you look back at your 3D […]

One of the biggest issues with desktop FDM 3D printers is layer adhesion. First layers are often deposited incorrectly and then the build fails. The part could deform, warp, fall over, become dislodged from the platform or become a leaning Tower of Pisa version of its...
Interview with Vibeke Kristiansen of the Dansk AM Hub on New 3D Printing Business Models

Interview with Vibeke Kristiansen of the Dansk AM Hub on New 3D Printing Business Models

There is no real Silicon Valley for 3D printing as of yet. Germany has a lot of the industrial OEMs and a lot of activity around DMLS and sintering as well as research activity centered around the dueling Fraunhofer sisters. Sweden has a lot of activity because of the steel companies and the commercialization of DMLS […]

There is no real Silicon Valley for 3D printing as of yet. Germany has a lot of the industrial OEMs and a lot of activity around DMLS and sintering as well as research activity centered around the dueling Fraunhofer sisters. Sweden has a lot of activity because of the...
Enjoy 3D VirtualFurniture Shopping with the EinScan Pro 2X

Enjoy 3D VirtualFurniture Shopping with the EinScan Pro 2X

Online shopping is quite common everywhere, E-commerce sites have now become an important platform for sellers to display their products. Currently, pictures, videos, and texts are the visual tools widely used to attract potential customers, while sellers are always seeking advanced technologies such as a 3D virtual shopping tour to enhance in-store and online customer experience. […]

Online shopping is quite common everywhere, E-commerce sites have now become an important platform for sellers to display their products. Currently, pictures, videos, and texts are the visual tools widely used to attract potential customers, while sellers are always...
Interview with FastRadius CTO Dr. Bill King

Interview with FastRadius CTO Dr. Bill King

Fast Radius is a Chicago based 3D printing company that has a production location at UPS Worldport. This combined with a partnership with UPS means that Fas tRadius is closer to every business in the world than you are. For UPS Fast Radius is a key proof point that it can hold up to investors […]

Fast Radius is a Chicago based 3D printing company that has a production location at UPS Worldport. This combined with a partnership with UPS means that Fas tRadius is closer to every business in the world than you are. For UPS Fast Radius is a key proof point that it...
Interview with Ankit Sahu of India’s Largest 3D Printing Service Bureau: Objectify Technologies

Interview with Ankit Sahu of India’s Largest 3D Printing Service Bureau: Objectify Technologies

Only a few years ago Ankit Sahu started Objectify Technologies. Over the past years of rapid growth, Objectify has become India’s largest 3D printing service bureau. The company serves the automotive and industrial markets and works with the main 3D printing technologies including powder bed (selective laser sintering), Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS, LBPF, Selective […]

Only a few years ago Ankit Sahu started Objectify Technologies. Over the past years of rapid growth, Objectify has become India’s largest 3D printing service bureau. The company serves the automotive and industrial markets and works with the main 3D printing...
Interview with Fabio Sant´Ana of Farcco Tecnologia About Metal Printing and 3D Printing in Brazil

Interview with Fabio Sant´Ana of Farcco Tecnologia About Metal Printing and 3D Printing in Brazil

Fabio Sant´Ana is from Brazil a country we associate with beaches, football, and carnivals. Yet, the verdant green Carnival-land has much more potential than just being a fun place. Brazil produces aircraft, has growing international companies, a large auto industry, and a growing medical industry. Meanwhile, it has also had some tough years behind in […]

Fabio Sant´Ana is from Brazil a country we associate with beaches, football, and carnivals. Yet, the verdant green Carnival-land has much more potential than just being a fun place. Brazil produces aircraft, has growing international companies, a large auto industry,...
Walmart Patents the 3D Printing Gun (As in Glue Gun or 3D Printing Pen)

Walmart Patents the 3D Printing Gun (As in Glue Gun or 3D Printing Pen)

Now the English language is an imprecise vehicle at the best of times. So we need to be precise here. Walmart Apollo LLC a patent and trademark vehicle of Walmart obtained a patent for the 3D printing gun. So similar to a glue gun but then for 3D printing. Or almost exactly like a 3D printing […]

Now the English language is an imprecise vehicle at the best of times. So we need to be precise here. Walmart Apollo LLC a patent and trademark vehicle of Walmart obtained a patent for the 3D printing gun. So similar to a glue gun but then for 3D printing. Or almost...
Microfluidics and 3D Printing: the World on a Chip

Microfluidics and 3D Printing: the World on a Chip

A careful reader may have noticed that we’ve been posting a lot of stories about microfluidics. We’ve talked about the possible use of new sugar scaffolds in microfluidics, EU funding for microfluidics commercialization, using desktop 3D printers to make microfluidic devices, using LEGO and 3D printers in microfluidics, heart on a chip technology, Femtoprint glass […]

A careful reader may have noticed that we’ve been posting a lot of stories about microfluidics. We’ve talked about the possible use of new sugar scaffolds in microfluidics, EU funding for microfluidics commercialization, using desktop 3D printers to make...
Felix Mollinga 3D Prints Frames That Let Crystals Grow Into Lamps with Additive Crystal

Felix Mollinga 3D Prints Frames That Let Crystals Grow Into Lamps with Additive Crystal

Dutch Designer Felix Mollinga has developed a very interesting path to a final product. He uses a desktop 3D printer to 3D print a frame for a lamp. This frame is then submerged into a solution and crystals grow on top of the polymer frames. This leaves him with a very natural object that was made […]

Dutch Designer Felix Mollinga has developed a very interesting path to a final product. He uses a desktop 3D printer to 3D print a frame for a lamp. This frame is then submerged into a solution and crystals grow on top of the polymer frames. This leaves him with a...
Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing

Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing

There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at 3D Systems and in charge of the company’s Healthcare and Metal Printing Business Units. In Healthcare 3D Systems is deploying 3D printing and 3D scanning […]

There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at 3D Systems and in charge of the company’s Healthcare and Metal Printing Business Units. In Healthcare 3D...
EOS Launches the Integra P400 High Yield Industrial 3D Printer for Manufacturing

EOS Launches the Integra P400 High Yield Industrial 3D Printer for Manufacturing

EOS is a German firm that does most of its development in Krailling Germany. A few years ago however it acquired ALM a US-based manufacturer of custom selective laser sintering powders. With it came a highly experienced group of industry professionals from ALM and sintering system service subsidiary Integra. Rather than press this team into the […]

EOS is a German firm that does most of its development in Krailling Germany. A few years ago however it acquired ALM a US-based manufacturer of custom selective laser sintering powders. With it came a highly experienced group of industry professionals from ALM and...
Wipro 3D and its Plans in the 3D Printing Market: Interview with VP Ajay Parikh

Wipro 3D and its Plans in the 3D Printing Market: Interview with VP Ajay Parikh

Wipro is an $8 billion 164,000 employee Indian technology company. The company runs large outsourcing and technology implementation projects, and is one of the world’s largest IT firms. May may be surprised that Wipro has a 3D printing arm. Moreover, Wipro 3D was set up in 2012. Wipro 3D has grown to be a metal 3D […]

Wipro is an $8 billion 164,000 employee Indian technology company. The company runs large outsourcing and technology implementation projects, and is one of the world’s largest IT firms. May may be surprised that Wipro has a 3D printing arm. Moreover, Wipro 3D...
At Every Unique Voxel a Unique Design and Material Best Suited for That Point and Application.

At Every Unique Voxel a Unique Design and Material Best Suited for That Point and Application.

A voxel is a 3D pixel. A unit of 3D dimensional space, a voxel can be a virtually demarcated space in a 3D file or it could be somewhere on a physical object. Voxels can be assigned values relating to the single point that they represent. You could describe a voxel’s density, color, conductivity etc. […]

A voxel is a 3D pixel. A unit of 3D dimensional space, a voxel can be a virtually demarcated space in a 3D file or it could be somewhere on a physical object. Voxels can be assigned values relating to the single point that they represent. You could describe a...
Interview With 3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttanen

Interview With 3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttanen

We had a chance to catch up with 3D pioneer, Janne Kyttanen, to talk all things 3D, and a little bit about fatherhood too. Janne has been behind the scenes quietly working on several 3D related projects that he can now share with us in more detail. In addition to co-founding a VC, Janne consults […]

We had a chance to catch up with 3D pioneer, Janne Kyttanen, to talk all things 3D, and a little bit about fatherhood too. Janne has been behind the scenes quietly working on several 3D related projects that he can now share with us in more detail. In addition to...
Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

Lumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable printer and their debut at MakerFaire Rome. In addition to printers the company also develops and sells resins and does projects such as a handy text to […]

Lumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable printer and their debut at MakerFaire Rome. In addition to printers...
Interview with John Barnes of The Barnes Group Advisors 3D Printing Consulting

Interview with John Barnes of The Barnes Group Advisors 3D Printing Consulting

We had an opportunity to aks John Barnes of The Barnes Group Advisors some questions about 3D printing and 3D printing adoption. John has been working in 3D printing since the nineties, was a senior manager at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works and helped bring metal 3D printed parts to a number of experimental military aircraft […]

We had an opportunity to aks John Barnes of The Barnes Group Advisors some questions about 3D printing and 3D printing adoption. John has been working in 3D printing since the nineties, was a senior manager at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works and helped bring metal...
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