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Swiss-based JellyPipe Expands B2B 3D Printing Marketplace to UK

Switzerland-based JellyPipe, an online B2B marketplace connecting customers with 3D printing solution providers, resellers, and service providers, is now expanding its presence beyond continental Europe to UK and Ireland. The…

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NHL Will Now Use 3D Printed Helmets, Thanks to Carbon and CCM

CCM, one of Canada’s leading hockey equipment manufacturers, in partnership with Carbon, has just introduced its ‘SuperTacks X with Nest Tech’ helmet ahead of the NHL 2021 season. The 3D…

3D Printed Glass Enables Next-Gen Sensing, Imaging and Photonics

For next generation photonics, sensing and imaging technologies, the ability to 3D print glass is critical to developing highly complex, freeform, or small-scale structures. Yet it has proven difficult to…

Aetrex Launches its Thinnest 3D Printed Insole Yet

In February last year, Aetrex, known for its traditionally made insole and footwear consumer products, launched its custom 3D printed orthotic program line in partnership with EOS. Just this month,…

America Makes Announces Challenge for Open-Source Scanning Strategies for Metal 3D Printing

America Makes has launched a new competition to advance scanning path development in laser-based powder based additive manufacturing (AM), in partnership with GE Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory….

Intel Develops $50 3D Printed OpenBot to Advance Robotics Accessibility

Researchers at Intel Labs have developed a smart robot that anyone with a smartphone can build, using open source code, a 3D printer, and $50. What is different with this…

MIT Researcher Develops “Illusory Material” and Lenticular 3D Printing Platform

An award-winning product and industrial designer, Jiani Zeng, has focused her work and research in creating tangible, responsive, consumer experiences through design that combines elements from the physical and digital…

3D Printed Turbine Combines 61 Parts into One

In July this year, Velo3D had qualified a new nickel-based alloy, Hastelloy X, due to its suitability in the additive manufacturing of power generation components such as gas turbines, using…

Fictiv’s Radical Transparency Features Set New Standards in 3D Printing Supply Chain

In an industry-first, Fictiv has launched radical transparency and on-demand visualization features for its Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem (DME). The goal is to provide its customers with never-seen-before levels of visibility,…

Could 4D Printing Enable the Next Generation of Soft Pneumatic Actuators?

Although 3D printing of actuators is a relatively new field of research, interest in the area has grown due to the potential applications of highly customizable, programmable, small scale actuators…

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Physna Aims to Be Google of 3D Search with Geometry-Based AI

Physna, a midwestern U.S. startup founded in 2015, is trying to do for physical object (3D model) search what Google did for text and image search. Using geometric deep-learning technology…

Dyndrite Adds Trumpf, Additive Industries, Others to 3D Printing Developer Group

US-based Dyndrite, a solutions provider for next generation hardware and software for additive manufacturing, has added five new members to its Dyndrite Developer Council: Additive Industries, Open Additive, 3D Currax, Photocentric,…

BASF and Photocentric Launch Materials for Visible Light 3D Printing

BASF’s 3D printing unit, Forward AM, has advanced its partnership with Photocentric to develop and launch a materials portfolio specifically tailored for the LCD-screen based daylight 3D printers from Photocentric….

How Does Thermal Aging Impact 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Parts?

Advances in developing composites for additive manufacturing have accelerated in the last few years, with increasing research and innovation in both, desktop and industrial AM using composites, using chopped or…

BIQU Launches Violet-Colored ‘B1’ Desktop 3D Printer for Under $300

BIQU has just launched its latest desktop extruder-based 3D printer, the BIQU B1, for consumers, with a price below $300. With the aim of releasing an upgraded 3D printer, the B1,…

3D Printed GOBO Projector Holder and Adapter Made by Award-Winning Finnish Photographer

Petri Damsten, an award-winning fine art photographer and ex-software engineer, wanted a device to project light patterns onto a wall or a model – but since it was for occasional…

Argonne Researchers Develop Defect Detection and Prevention for Metal 3D Printing

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have found a novel way to identify and prevent defects in metal parts using surface temperatures in laser powder bed fusion. Published in May in…

Mighty Buildings’ Commercial House 3D Printing Automates Construction by 80 Percent

3D printing construction today can build more than just walls, structural shells or components. It can build the entire house, as Mighty Buildings has shown, including floors, ceiling, roofs and…

Korean Team Develops In-Situ Space Construction 3D Printing for NASA Challenge

Developing the capability for in-situ manufacturing using 3D printing technologies is critical to manufacturing and construction in space, especially if we are to explore or inhabit other space environments, such…

Sinterit Launches SLS 3D Printing Center to Drive Low-Cost SLS Adoption

This July, Sinterit, a leading manufacturer of desktop SLS 3D printers (Lisa, Lisa PRO), has begun operations at its newly-launched 3D Printing Center. The company states that the center has…

Additive Flight Solutions Awarded AS9100D Certification for Commercial Aircraft 3D Printing

With increasingly stringent standards and regulations governing the aircraft industry, MRO providers must obtain the latest certifications in order to serve their customers, as well as to ensure compliance within…

$5M Navy Contract Goes to UMaine and Navatek to Advance Maritime 3D Printing

The University of Maine’s (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has achieved world records in 3D printing over the last year, and has been an example of how successful…

Columbia Researchers Develop Multi-Material SLS 3D Printer without Powder Bed

Printing a part that is made of multiple materials has been possible with fused deposition modeling and inkjet 3D printing technologies, though not so much with selective laser sintering (SLS),…

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Critical Nuclear Fuel Production Unit 3D Printed for Commercial Nuclear Fusion

Scientists from China’s Shenzhen University have explored a new technique using additive manufacturing to optimize the “heart” of a nuclear fusion reactor, its tritium production unit. In research, military and…