3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2019

We’re beginning with an aerospace 3D printing story in 3D Printing News Briefs today, then moving on to news about some upcoming industry events and finishing with a little business. Launcher tested its 3D printed rocket engine on an important date in history. DuPont will be introducing new semi-crystalline 3D printing products at RAPID + […]

We’re beginning with an aerospace 3D printing story in 3D Printing News Briefs today, then moving on to news about some upcoming industry events and finishing with a little business. Launcher tested its 3D printed rocket engine on an important date in history....
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Company Commercializes New Metal 3D Printer

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Company Commercializes New Metal 3D Printer

A new metal 3D printer developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. – a group company of the Japanese industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) – has just been commercialized. Recently, the first commercial unit of the LAMDA 200 system, developed through a research project between the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) […]

A new metal 3D printer developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. – a group company of the Japanese industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) – has just been commercialized. Recently, the first commercial unit of the...
GE Research and Project Partners Using Metal 3D Printing to Make a More Efficient Heat Exchanger

GE Research and Project Partners Using Metal 3D Printing to Make a More Efficient Heat Exchanger

Heat exchangers are designed to efficiently transfer heat from one matter to another, and are being increasingly produced through the use of 3D printing these days, as the technology can increase their design customization and reduce corrosion. Now, GE Research, a team of over 1,000 scientific, marketing, and engineering minds working to deliver new capabilities […]

Heat exchangers are designed to efficiently transfer heat from one matter to another, and are being increasingly produced through the use of 3D printing these days, as the technology can increase their design customization and reduce corrosion. Now, GE Research, a...
ViscoTec’s Latest Two-Component Printhead 3D Prints Polyurethanes, Silicone and Epoxies With More Precision

ViscoTec’s Latest Two-Component Printhead 3D Prints Polyurethanes, Silicone and Epoxies With More Precision

Germany company ViscoTec makes systems that are required for conveying, dosing, applying, filling, and emptying medium to high-viscosity fluids. Based in Bavaria with subsidiaries in China, India, Singapore, and the US, ViscoTec first began working with 3D printing several years ago when it introduced a paste extruder, followed by its Fluid Dosing and Deposition (FDD) Starter Kit. In […]

Germany company ViscoTec makes systems that are required for conveying, dosing, applying, filling, and emptying medium to high-viscosity fluids. Based in Bavaria with subsidiaries in China, India, Singapore, and the US, ViscoTec first began working with 3D printing...
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Adds VELO3D’s Sapphire 3D Printer to Its Metals Portfolio

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Adds VELO3D’s Sapphire 3D Printer to Its Metals Portfolio

In order to help companies tackle more difficult projects with metal 3D printing, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (SDM), a Stratasys subsidiary and one of North America’s largest additive and conventional manufacturing service providers, has expanded its additive metals capacity by adding the Sapphire 3D printing system, and Flow software, by California-based VELO3D. SDM, which completes a […]

In order to help companies tackle more difficult projects with metal 3D printing, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (SDM), a Stratasys subsidiary and one of North America’s largest additive and conventional manufacturing service providers, has expanded its additive...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2019

We’ve got all the details of a new contest to share in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by business and some news about RAPID + TCT, which will be held next month in Detroit. Protolabs has launched a contest to help inventors turn their ideas into reality, while Arkema has increased its production capacity […]

We’ve got all the details of a new contest to share in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by business and some news about RAPID + TCT, which will be held next month in Detroit. Protolabs has launched a contest to help inventors turn their ideas into...
Shapeways Launches E-Commerce Integration with Etsy for Shop Owners of 3D Printed Products

Shapeways Launches E-Commerce Integration with Etsy for Shop Owners of 3D Printed Products

If you’re looking to buy someone a unique gift, many people know that global marketplace Etsy is the best place to go. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Brooklyn, the e-commerce site connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world through its mission to keep commerce human. Small business owners on Etsy definitely enjoy […]

If you’re looking to buy someone a unique gift, many people know that global marketplace Etsy is the best place to go. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Brooklyn, the e-commerce site connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world through its mission...
Manufacturer of the Desktop Sidewinder X1 3D Printer Prepares for a Promotion and a Rebranding

Manufacturer of the Desktop Sidewinder X1 3D Printer Prepares for a Promotion and a Rebranding

Professional 3D printer manufacturer Artillery 3D Technology Co., Ltd. is based in Shenzhen, China, and has been focused on research and development efforts so it can create affordable, reliable technology. Founded in 2018, the company is housed in a plant with more than 1,000 square meters of space and employs designers, an R&D team, a […]

Professional 3D printer manufacturer Artillery 3D Technology Co., Ltd. is based in Shenzhen, China, and has been focused on research and development efforts so it can create affordable, reliable technology. Founded in 2018, the company is housed in a plant with more...
Fraunhofer IGD’s Cuttlefish Helped Bring Life to 3D Printed Faces in LAIKA’s Latest Film

Fraunhofer IGD’s Cuttlefish Helped Bring Life to 3D Printed Faces in LAIKA’s Latest Film

Just a few short days ago, the latest stop-motion animation film from Oregon-based LAIKA Studio, Missing Link, opened in US theaters, with the theatrical release in Germany coming next month. I have been eagerly awaiting the release, not just because the movie – the studio’s fifth – looks really interesting, but because I was lucky […]

Just a few short days ago, the latest stop-motion animation film from Oregon-based LAIKA Studio, Missing Link, opened in US theaters, with the theatrical release in Germany coming next month. I have been eagerly awaiting the release, not just because the movie –...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 12, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 12, 2019

We’ve got news about a contest to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and 3D printed jewelry. Weerg has announced the second edition of its “3D Printing Project Award” contest. Moving on, Bastian Solutions worked with Fast Radius to create a robotic materials handler using HP 3D printing, while […]

We’ve got news about a contest to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and 3D printed jewelry. Weerg has announced the second edition of its “3D Printing Project Award” contest. Moving on, Bastian Solutions...
Florida Atlantic University Researcher Reviews Different Esophageal Stents, Including the 3D Printed Variety

Florida Atlantic University Researcher Reviews Different Esophageal Stents, Including the 3D Printed Variety

Ranking sixth among all types of cancer in mortality, esophageal cancer kills about 16,000 people in the US annually, with about 500,000 new cases diagnosed around the world last year (according to the American Cancer Society). More than half of these patients are unfortunately diagnosed when the cancer is advanced enough that a tumor blocks […]

Ranking sixth among all types of cancer in mortality, esophageal cancer kills about 16,000 people in the US annually, with about 500,000 new cases diagnosed around the world last year (according to the American Cancer Society). More than half of these patients are...
SLM Solutions Helping to Create Guidelines for 3D Printing Spare Parts in Oil, Gas, & Maritime Industries

SLM Solutions Helping to Create Guidelines for 3D Printing Spare Parts in Oil, Gas, & Maritime Industries

Last January, 11 companies – now at a total of 16 – began working together on two aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs). Their objective – collaborate in developing a guideline for 3D printing functional, qualified metal spare parts for the Oil, Gas, and Maritime industries, in addition to creating an accompanying economic model. These 16 […]

Last January, 11 companies – now at a total of 16 – began working together on two aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs). Their objective – collaborate in developing a guideline for 3D printing functional, qualified metal spare parts for the Oil,...
Researchers Tailor Graphene Content in Bespoke Filament for 3D Printed Porous Anodes in Batteries

Researchers Tailor Graphene Content in Bespoke Filament for 3D Printed Porous Anodes in Batteries

Long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have a high energy density and low self-discharge, and are finding their way into aerospace and military applications, among others. As the demand for energy consumption rises at the same time the pressure for reducing our usage of fossil fuels is, our society is working hard to find innovative ways […]

Long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have a high energy density and low self-discharge, and are finding their way into aerospace and military applications, among others. As the demand for energy consumption rises at the same time the pressure for...
Kiwi Companies Partner to Build Tailored 3D Printed Training Prosthetics for Female Para-Athletes

Kiwi Companies Partner to Build Tailored 3D Printed Training Prosthetics for Female Para-Athletes

New Zealand-based Zenith Tecnica, which is the only company in the country using Electron Beam Melting (EBM) technology to make 3D printed titanium components, is teaming up with High Performance Sports NZ (HPSNZ) to give two inspiring Kiwi athletes a competitive edge for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Through this collaboration, the two companies will produce tailored 3D printed […]

New Zealand-based Zenith Tecnica, which is the only company in the country using Electron Beam Melting (EBM) technology to make 3D printed titanium components, is teaming up with High Performance Sports NZ (HPSNZ) to give two inspiring Kiwi athletes a competitive edge...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2019

We’ve got some business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an upcoming industry event and new materials. 3DVinci Creations and the American University in Dubai will establish a facility for concrete 3D printing, while Telset signed a contract with Relativity. Lincoln Electric has acquired Baker Industries for its […]

We’ve got some business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an upcoming industry event and new materials. 3DVinci Creations and the American University in Dubai will establish a facility for concrete 3D printing, while...
Researchers Use Seashell and Plaster Powder in Binder Jet 3D Printing Experiments

Researchers Use Seashell and Plaster Powder in Binder Jet 3D Printing Experiments

It is inevitable that on a trip to the ocean, I will pick up and admire some seashells from the beach and contemplate bringing them home to display in a vase with sand, though I rarely follow through. Aside from how pretty they are, the powder that makes up seashells is actually a natural bioceramic […]

It is inevitable that on a trip to the ocean, I will pick up and admire some seashells from the beach and contemplate bringing them home to display in a vase with sand, though I rarely follow through. Aside from how pretty they are, the powder that makes up seashells...
Bridgeport Research Duo Create and Analyze 3D Printed Frame for Quadrotor Drone

Bridgeport Research Duo Create and Analyze 3D Printed Frame for Quadrotor Drone

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are agile and resilient enough to be piloted, and monitored, from remote distances. With four flying dimensions and six degrees of freedom for pitch, roll, space, and yaw, drones can be used for a wide variety of applications, such as farming, documenting 3D information about historic archaeological sites, […]

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are agile and resilient enough to be piloted, and monitored, from remote distances. With four flying dimensions and six degrees of freedom for pitch, roll, space, and yaw, drones can be used for a wide variety of...
FELIXprinters Introduces New Pro L and XL 3D Printers During Factory Tour

FELIXprinters Introduces New Pro L and XL 3D Printers During Factory Tour

Recently, family-run 3D printing supplier FELIXprinters opened the doors of its corporate headquarters and factory in the Netherlands to select members of the press, and its resellers and customers, for the official launch of its new industrial 3D printers, the FELIX Pro L and Pro XL, just months after the company introduced its industrial Pro 3. […]

Recently, family-run 3D printing supplier FELIXprinters opened the doors of its corporate headquarters and factory in the Netherlands to select members of the press, and its resellers and customers, for the official launch of its new industrial 3D printers, the FELIX...
European Innovation Hub and Test Bed to Focus on Developing and Implementing 3D Printed Electronics

European Innovation Hub and Test Bed to Focus on Developing and Implementing 3D Printed Electronics

More and more, we are using special industrial 3D printers, with inkjet and aerosol jet technology, to embed conductive components within our intelligent products in what we call 3D printed electronics. Items like ECG electrodes and contactless payment cards use these embedded components to perform wireless activities and readings, like measuring the frequency of a […]

More and more, we are using special industrial 3D printers, with inkjet and aerosol jet technology, to embed conductive components within our intelligent products in what we call 3D printed electronics. Items like ECG electrodes and contactless payment cards use these...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 6, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 6, 2019

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a product launch announcement – 3YOURMIND launched the full version of its Agile MES software software this week at AMUG 2019. Moving on, Sintratec will present its latest SLS 3D printer at RAPID + TCT next month in Detroit, Tiamet3D has joined Ultimaker’s material alliance program, […]

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a product launch announcement – 3YOURMIND launched the full version of its Agile MES software software this week at AMUG 2019. Moving on, Sintratec will present its latest SLS 3D printer at...
Biogelx Launching First Product Range of Synthetic Bioinks for Variety of 3D Printing Applications

Biogelx Launching First Product Range of Synthetic Bioinks for Variety of 3D Printing Applications

In 2013, a company called Biogelx was spun out from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland for the purposes of developing tunable, synthetic materials for use in 3D cell cultures and 3D bioprinting applications. Early on, the company worked on creating 3D cell culture scaffolds, which were in the form of synthetic peptide hydrogels so as […]

In 2013, a company called Biogelx was spun out from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland for the purposes of developing tunable, synthetic materials for use in 3D cell cultures and 3D bioprinting applications. Early on, the company worked on creating 3D...
Greek Refugees Using Mass Portal 3D Printer, Donated by Materialise, to Design and Print Their Own Models

Greek Refugees Using Mass Portal 3D Printer, Donated by Materialise, to Design and Print Their Own Models

We often hear heartwarming stories of how 3D printing is being used to make the world a better place in all sorts of ways. In 2016, German NGO Soup & Socks eV founded an intercultural fab lab, or makerspace, called Habibi.Works, which provides platforms for everyday education and empowerment to thousands of refugees, and the local community, […]

We often hear heartwarming stories of how 3D printing is being used to make the world a better place in all sorts of ways. In 2016, German NGO Soup & Socks eV founded an intercultural fab lab, or makerspace, called Habibi.Works, which provides platforms for...
3DGence Introduces 4th Module for INDUSTRY F340 3D Printer to Increase Functionality & Customization

3DGence Introduces 4th Module for INDUSTRY F340 3D Printer to Increase Functionality & Customization

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has come a long way since introducing its first system back in 2014 – its sophisticated INDUSTRY F340 landed the company an important safety certification from TÜV Rheinland after an independent audit. In addition to air filtration and a heated chamber, the industrial 3D printer also features three interchangeable printing […]

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has come a long way since introducing its first system back in 2014 – its sophisticated INDUSTRY F340 landed the company an important safety certification from TÜV Rheinland after an independent audit. In addition to air...
3D Printing Solutions by 3D Systems Integrated into Workflow of Three Global Manufacturing Leaders

3D Printing Solutions by 3D Systems Integrated into Workflow of Three Global Manufacturing Leaders

3D Systems has been active in metal and medical 3D printing, and is invested in moving the technology along from prototyping to production. This week at the AMUG Conference in Chicago and Hannover Messe in Germany, the company announced that it is helping three leaders in global manufacturing expand their production workflows. By integrating 3D Systems […]

3D Systems has been active in metal and medical 3D printing, and is invested in moving the technology along from prototyping to production. This week at the AMUG Conference in Chicago and Hannover Messe in Germany, the company announced that it is helping three...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2019

To kick off this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got a fun project to share with you, before moving on to events, business, education, and software. Materials Australia is hosting a 3D printing conference in Melbourne this summer, while formnext + PM South China will debut in September of 2020 and […]

To kick off this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got a fun project to share with you, before moving on to events, business, education, and software. Materials Australia is hosting a 3D printing conference in Melbourne this summer,...
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