Formlabs Introducing Two New 3D Printers and New Draft Resin at AMUG and Hannover Messe

Formlabs Introducing Two New 3D Printers and New Draft Resin at AMUG and Hannover Messe

It’s been over four years since Formlabs first introduced the Form 2 SLA 3D printer. But at this week’s AMUG Conference and Hannover Messe trade fair, the company is sharing some pretty big news – it’s adding two professional Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) systems to its hardware series. The new Form 3 and Form 3L 3D printers, […]

It’s been over four years since Formlabs first introduced the Form 2 SLA 3D printer. But at this week’s AMUG Conference and Hannover Messe trade fair, the company is sharing some pretty big news – it’s adding two professional Low Force...
igus Makes High Temperature 3D Printing More Accessible

igus Makes High Temperature 3D Printing More Accessible

While Germany-based company igus GmbH is well-known for its linear guides, motion stages, bearings, and e-chains and plastic guides to protect cables, it also does a decent amount of business in the 3D printing industry. In addition to polymer materials and specialized filaments, such as its lubrication-free iglidur for making smooth industrial components, the company also offers its own […]

While Germany-based company igus GmbH is well-known for its linear guides, motion stages, bearings, and e-chains and plastic guides to protect cables, it also does a decent amount of business in the 3D printing industry. In addition to polymer materials and...
Stratasys Unveiling New F120 and V650 Flex 3D Printers…and One is an SLA!

Stratasys Unveiling New F120 and V650 Flex 3D Printers…and One is an SLA!

Two years ago, Stratasys introduced its professional F123 3D printer series at SOLIDWORKS World 2017, designed for use in the office and classroom. The series consists of three user-friendly models – the 170, 270, and 370 – that can be used to print three to four different materials in ten colors, depending on the application. Stratasys […]

Two years ago, Stratasys introduced its professional F123 3D printer series at SOLIDWORKS World 2017, designed for use in the office and classroom. The series consists of three user-friendly models – the 170, 270, and 370 – that can be used to print three...
3D Printed Translucent Façade to Cover Entrance to Deutsches Museum in Munich

3D Printed Translucent Façade to Cover Entrance to Deutsches Museum in Munich

Two years ago, we told you about one of the world’s first 3D printed, functionally integrated building façade elements. The concept of a 3D printed translucent façade was developed by a team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), led by Moritz Mungenast, co-founder of 3F Studio and a research fellow at the university’s […]

Two years ago, we told you about one of the world’s first 3D printed, functionally integrated building façade elements. The concept of a 3D printed translucent façade was developed by a team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), led by...
Admatec and Aristo-Cast Directly 3D Printing Investment Casting Shells

Admatec and Aristo-Cast Directly 3D Printing Investment Casting Shells

Dutch company Admatec (Additive Manufacturing Technologies) has been manufacturing its ADMAFLEX ceramic 3D printers since 2014, and released its first metal 3D printer in 2017. That same year, investment casting company Aristo-Cast, which has producing 3D printed wax patterns since 1993, began working with one of the company’s ceramic systems in order to create a new pattern-less process that […]

Dutch company Admatec (Additive Manufacturing Technologies) has been manufacturing its ADMAFLEX ceramic 3D printers since 2014, and released its first metal 3D printer in 2017. That same year, investment casting company Aristo-Cast, which has producing 3D printed wax...
Research Duo Uses Simulation and PLA to Make Lightweight 3D Printed Antenna Prototype

Research Duo Uses Simulation and PLA to Make Lightweight 3D Printed Antenna Prototype

While most 3D printed antennas are made with metal, two researchers from Turkey’s Yasar University recently completed a study about using PLA material to make a 3D printed conical corrugated horn antenna, which is used to feed reflector antennas in direct broadcast satellite (DBS) systems. The paper, titled “The Prototype of a Wideband Ku-Band Conical Corrugated […]

While most 3D printed antennas are made with metal, two researchers from Turkey’s Yasar University recently completed a study about using PLA material to make a 3D printed conical corrugated horn antenna, which is used to feed reflector antennas in direct...
AMUG 2019: DSM to Announce New Powder 3D Printing Material, Discuss Partnerships, and Give Presentations

AMUG 2019: DSM to Announce New Powder 3D Printing Material, Discuss Partnerships, and Give Presentations

It’s almost time for this year’s AMUG Conference in Chicago, and we’ve been sharing plenty of announcements ahead of the yearly event. Now we’ve got another one: global science-based company Royal DSM, located in the Netherlands, has just announced its program for the show. For starters, DSM, which is also a diamond sponsor for the conference, […]

It’s almost time for this year’s AMUG Conference in Chicago, and we’ve been sharing plenty of announcements ahead of the yearly event. Now we’ve got another one: global science-based company Royal DSM, located in the Netherlands, has just...
3D Hubs Announces $18 Million in Funding and New Dedicated US Office

3D Hubs Announces $18 Million in Funding and New Dedicated US Office

Less than a year after 3D Hubs turned five and outlined its new strategy to become “a full-blown manufacturing platform,” the company turned away from its community 3D printing roots and announced that it would only be working with professional service bureaus to fulfill orders. This meant that if community members didn’t qualify as a […]

Less than a year after 3D Hubs turned five and outlined its new strategy to become “a full-blown manufacturing platform,” the company turned away from its community 3D printing roots and announced that it would only be working with professional service...
NatureWorks Introducing New Ingeo 3D450 PLA 3D Printing Formulation

NatureWorks Introducing New Ingeo 3D450 PLA 3D Printing Formulation

Advanced materials company NatureWorks, headquartered in Minnesota and jointly owned by Cargill and chemical producer PTT Global Chemical in Thailand, is the world’s leading manufacturer of Ingeo material, a PLA biopolymer. Much of the PLA used in 3D printing comes from Natureworks. Valued due to their unique functional properties, Ingeo materials are used in multiple […]

Advanced materials company NatureWorks, headquartered in Minnesota and jointly owned by Cargill and chemical producer PTT Global Chemical in Thailand, is the world’s leading manufacturer of Ingeo material, a PLA biopolymer. Much of the PLA used in 3D printing...
Taking a Look at Significant Growth in 3D Printing Materials Segment in Wohlers Report 2019

Taking a Look at Significant Growth in 3D Printing Materials Segment in Wohlers Report 2019

For over two decades, Colorado-based independent consulting firm Wohlers Associates, Inc. has been publishing an installment each year of its popular Wohlers Report about the additive manufacturing industry. Today, the firm announced the publication of the 24th installment, Wohlers Report 2019, of its worldwide study, which reports on the development, growth, and future of all things 3D printing, […]

For over two decades, Colorado-based independent consulting firm Wohlers Associates, Inc. has been publishing an installment each year of its popular Wohlers Report about the additive manufacturing industry. Today, the firm announced the publication of the 24th...
Polish Company CD3D Opens Largest 3D Bioprinting Cluster in Europe

Polish Company CD3D Opens Largest 3D Bioprinting Cluster in Europe

Centrum Druku 3D, or CD3D, is the largest online website devoted to 3D printing technology in Poland. Launched in 2013 with an online portal, the company’s operations are based on two important pillars: providing knowledge in the 3D printing field, and scientific-research and R&D activities in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences. In 2014, CD3D held Poland’s first […]

Centrum Druku 3D, or CD3D, is the largest online website devoted to 3D printing technology in Poland. Launched in 2013 with an online portal, the company’s operations are based on two important pillars: providing knowledge in the 3D printing field, and...
AFRL and University Partners Used 3D Printed Composite Materials to Make Structural Parts

AFRL and University Partners Used 3D Printed Composite Materials to Make Structural Parts

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) near my hometown of Dayton, Ohio, has long been interested in using 3D printing and composite materials for the purposes of aerospace applications. Last year, AFRL’s Composites Branch at the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate partnered up with researchers from the University of Arkansas, the […]

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) near my hometown of Dayton, Ohio, has long been interested in using 3D printing and composite materials for the purposes of aerospace applications. Last year, AFRL’s...
3DPrint.com Offers So Much More Than Just the Latest 3D Printing News

3DPrint.com Offers So Much More Than Just the Latest 3D Printing News

Here at 3DPrint.com, we do our best to keep you up to date on all of the most important things happening in the industry today. Whether it’s current business news, a breakthrough research project or exciting new product, series on important topics, or the latest events, we’re here to tell you about it. But, we’re not […]

Here at 3DPrint.com, we do our best to keep you up to date on all of the most important things happening in the industry today. Whether it’s current business news, a breakthrough research project or exciting new product, series on important topics, or the latest...
Nanofabrica Releases Micron Resolution 3D Printing Platform Aimed at Industrial Applications

Nanofabrica Releases Micron Resolution 3D Printing Platform Aimed at Industrial Applications

Israeli 3D printing startup Nanofabrica, which was founded in 2016 and chosen by the the I-YBI collaborative in 2017 to get help entering the American market, is working to mass-produce 3D printed parts on the micro and nanoscale. Now, its hard work has paid off, as the company just commercially launched, in the words of CEO Jon Donner, a […]

Israeli 3D printing startup Nanofabrica, which was founded in 2016 and chosen by the the I-YBI collaborative in 2017 to get help entering the American market, is working to mass-produce 3D printed parts on the micro and nanoscale. Now, its hard work has paid off, as...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for this year’s Additive World DfAM Challenge. Moving right along, BeAM is now a Tier 2 member of the ARTC, and PostProcess Technologies has announced improved processing […]

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for this year’s Additive World DfAM Challenge. Moving right along, BeAM is...
Aerosint and Solvay Partnering to Create SLS 3D Printing Process for High-Performance Polymers

Aerosint and Solvay Partnering to Create SLS 3D Printing Process for High-Performance Polymers

3D printed polymers could potentially replace metals in multiple applications, such as in the aerospace and medical fields. However, expensive material waste issues are slowing down the development and widespread adoption of high-performance plastics. Belgian startup Aerosint has a very different approach to multi-material powder deposition, in that it selectively deposits powder material from a rotating drum that passes […]

3D printed polymers could potentially replace metals in multiple applications, such as in the aerospace and medical fields. However, expensive material waste issues are slowing down the development and widespread adoption of high-performance plastics. Belgian...
Cranfield University Researchers Use WAAM Process to Produce Large-Scale Parts in Unalloyed Tungsten

Cranfield University Researchers Use WAAM Process to Produce Large-Scale Parts in Unalloyed Tungsten

Cranfield University is continuing its work with Wire and arc additive manufacturing, or WAAM: a novel process that uses an electric arc as the heat source, and high-quality metal wire as the feedstock. A trio of researchers with the university’s Welding Engineering and Laser Processing Centre (WELPC) published a paper, titled “Development of Wire + Arc Additive […]

Cranfield University is continuing its work with Wire and arc additive manufacturing, or WAAM: a novel process that uses an electric arc as the heat source, and high-quality metal wire as the feedstock. A trio of researchers with the university’s Welding...
Cost Sensitivity Analysis Performed for 3D Printed, Open Source Infant Clubfoot Brace

Cost Sensitivity Analysis Performed for 3D Printed, Open Source Infant Clubfoot Brace

Congential talipes equinovarus (CTEV), perhaps better known as clubfoot, is one of the most common congenital physical deformities, as it occurs at least once every 1,000 births. In countries like the US, CTEV is diagnosed at birth and treated while the patient is still a young child, using a method of weekly manipulation and casting, […]

Congential talipes equinovarus (CTEV), perhaps better known as clubfoot, is one of the most common congenital physical deformities, as it occurs at least once every 1,000 births. In countries like the US, CTEV is diagnosed at birth and treated while the patient is...
LAIKA’s Brian McLean Talks About 3D Printed Faces for Studio’s New Stop Motion Animation Film

LAIKA’s Brian McLean Talks About 3D Printed Faces for Studio’s New Stop Motion Animation Film

While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas recently, I learned during my interview with Stratasys that the company’s multi-material J750 3D printer, which offers over 500,000 different color combinations, was the only 3D printer used during production of Missing Link, the latest stop motion animation film from Oregon-based LAIKA. The movie is about Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), an investigator […]

While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas recently, I learned during my interview with Stratasys that the company’s multi-material J750 3D printer, which offers over 500,000 different color combinations, was the only 3D printer used during production of...
Stanley Black & Decker is Using AstroPrint to Optimize and Control Its 3D Printer Fleets

Stanley Black & Decker is Using AstroPrint to Optimize and Control Its 3D Printer Fleets

Cloud-based 3D printing management software AstroPrint, officially launched on Kickstarter in 2014, is a venture-backed company that’s both a service and a device, with features such as file management, live video streaming, and a mobile app. The company recently made a pretty great deal for itself – it’s partnering with Stanley Black & Decker in order […]

Cloud-based 3D printing management software AstroPrint, officially launched on Kickstarter in 2014, is a venture-backed company that’s both a service and a device, with features such as file management, live video streaming, and a mobile app. The company...
3DPrint.com’s Visit to LAIKA Studios: Stratasys J750 3D Printer Put to Work for New Stop Motion Animation Film

3DPrint.com’s Visit to LAIKA Studios: Stratasys J750 3D Printer Put to Work for New Stop Motion Animation Film

Not too long ago, I made the trip down to Dallas, Texas to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2019. I had the opportunity to speak with several 3D printing companies while I was there, including Stratasys. Prominently displayed in the booth was the company’s multi-color, multi-material J750 3D printer, which was first introduced two years ago. It offers […]

Not too long ago, I made the trip down to Dallas, Texas to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2019. I had the opportunity to speak with several 3D printing companies while I was there, including Stratasys. Prominently displayed in the booth was the company’s multi-color,...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 16, 2019

3D Printing News Briefs: March 16, 2019

We’re starting with 3D software and medical 3D printing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to stories about some cool 3D printed projects. Sinterit has updated the software for its SLS 3D printers, and Deutsche Bahn is increasing efficiency with software solutions by 3YOURMIND. Medical 3D printing is on the rise […]

We’re starting with 3D software and medical 3D printing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to stories about some cool 3D printed projects. Sinterit has updated the software for its SLS 3D printers, and Deutsche Bahn is increasing...
Saudi Arabian Construction Company Purchases BOD2 Large-Scale Construction 3D Printer

Saudi Arabian Construction Company Purchases BOD2 Large-Scale Construction 3D Printer

This past fall, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset, which specializes in 3D printed construction without all of the noisy hype, created a new company focused solely on its 3D printing construction activities called COBOD International, which stands for Construction Building On Demand. Copenhagen-based COBOD is now responsible for the manufacture and sale of the company’s modular BOD2 construction 3D printer, which is ten […]

This past fall, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset, which specializes in 3D printed construction without all of the noisy hype, created a new company focused solely on its 3D printing construction activities called COBOD International, which stands for Construction Building On...
3DVinci Creations and Ai Build Sign Agreement to Expand Large-Scale 3D Printing Use in the UAE

3DVinci Creations and Ai Build Sign Agreement to Expand Large-Scale 3D Printing Use in the UAE

3DVinci Creations, a 3D printing service bureau located in the city state of Dubai, provides affordable and accessible 3D printing solutions for a variety of applications, such as medical models and concrete construction. Earlier this week, the five-year-old company signed a comprehensive distribution agreement with London-based Ai Build that will help expand large-scale 3D printing in the […]

3DVinci Creations, a 3D printing service bureau located in the city state of Dubai, provides affordable and accessible 3D printing solutions for a variety of applications, such as medical models and concrete construction. Earlier this week, the five-year-old company...
Artists Exhibiting 3D Printed Works Fabricated on Mimaki’s Full Color 3DUJ-553 System

Artists Exhibiting 3D Printed Works Fabricated on Mimaki’s Full Color 3DUJ-553 System

In 2015, Japanese company Mimaki Engineering announced its venture into the 3D printing world and began developing its own full-color system, which entered the commercialization phase in 2017. A little over a year ago, Mimaki USA, an operating entity that manufactures digital printing and cutting products around the world, installed its first full-color 3DUJ-553 3D printer in the Americas. The UV-cure inkjet Mimaki […]

In 2015, Japanese company Mimaki Engineering announced its venture into the 3D printing world and began developing its own full-color system, which entered the commercialization phase in 2017. A little over a year ago, Mimaki USA, an operating entity that manufactures...
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