3D Printing Materials

Stratasys Announces New Materials and Software Services At RAPID + TCT 2021

As the RAPID + TCT 2021 event kicks off at McCormick Place in Chicago for its 30th year, pioneering 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys announced new innovative material offerings, an expanded…

Metal 3D Printing: Kennametal Offers Binder Jet Tungsten Carbide

Kennametal has launched its KAR85-AM-K, tungsten carbide for binder jetting. The material, which is comparable to its existing CN13S Co-Ni-Cr powder, is tough, hard-wearing and ideal for wear-resistant parts and…

3D Printed Injection Molding and Anisotropy Targeted by Covestro

Upon acquiring the Functional Materials unit of Royal DSM, Covestro has been busy developing new 3D printing materials for a variety of applications. These range from TPU for insoles to…

DyeMansion 3D Print Processing Now FDA Compliant, New Finishing Options

German depowdering and finishing firm DyeMansion announced that its VaporFuse resurfacing technology is compliant with FDA food contact regulations. Customers can now use the resurfacing technology in food contact applications…

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First Large-Format 3D Printer Unveiled by Azul 3D

After a good deal of research and development, followed by funding and the arrangement of its advisory board, Azul 3D has finally launched its first commercial 3D printer. A first-of-its-kind…

Dream 3D Printing Unicorns: Meet Our Soonicorns

As entire industries incorporate new technologies aiming to build fully automated and digitized economies, the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) is bound to pick up shortly. So far, in 2021…

BMF Introduces New High-Resolution microArch S230 Microscale 3D Printer

MIT spin-out Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) specializes in microscale 3D printing, and launched its original microArch system globally in February of 2020, just in the nick of time before the…

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XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM Extends Industrial Partnership to Enrich 3D Printing Industry

Earlier in the year, XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM established a successful partnership, now the cooperation is realized across all 3D printing portfolios. “The strengthened collaboration between XYZprinting and BASF…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 9, 2021: Events, Materials, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the first Formnext + PM South China finally opens this week. In materials news, a biomedical company introduced what it calls the first purified…

BASF’s Forward AM Certifies 3D Printing for Food Contact

Over the years, there have been a number of firms pitching food-safe 3D printing materials to the market. However, what may not always be immediately clear is that the materials…

Two Advanced 3D Printing Metal Materials Launched by 3D Systems

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), which reported high second-quarter revenues and earnings after selling both its on-demand 3D printing and medical simulation businesses earlier this summer, just announced the addition of two…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 4, 2021: MINI Coopers, Metal 3D Printing & More

We’ve got a little business for you to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials. Sandvik is set to acquire a leading CAD/CAM software…

Seaweed Bioink Heralds More Sustainable Future for 3D Printing

As 3D printing becomes more common, there is a growing need for specialized inks that can make the process more sustainable. It must also be suitable for creating products like…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 2, 2021: VELO3D, EOS, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, VELO3D is expanding its team in Europe, and Etihad Engineering is working with EOS and Baltic3D on an R&D project. Moving on from business…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: Hyperganic, Molyworks, Additive Flight Solutions

In this series, we’re looking at the startup scene in Singapore by identifying some of the 3D printing companies being founded and grown there. Hyperganic Hyperganic always kind of confuses…

Ceramics 3D Printing to Be Advanced via Fortify & Tethon Partnership

Fortify, a 3D printing startup based in Boston, is partnering up with ceramic 3D printed materials expert Tethon 3D to help develop technical ceramics for 3D printing, as well as advance…

Pollen-Based Bioink Heralds New Potential for Bioprinting Drugs

Bioprinting has made its way out of the lab and…into other labs. We still haven’t seen a true bioprinted organ implant, but the technology has so evolved and proliferated that…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 28, 2021: Events, Research, & More

We’re starting off with event and business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as formnext has a couple of event announcements and Anisoprint launched a new production facility in…

Micro Metal 3D Printing from Holo Gets Series B Round, New Materials

Holo, which uses photopolymer slurry and stereolithography (Slurry SLA, as I am dubbing it) to make precise metal components, has announced the completion of a Series B round of funding….

3D Printing News Briefs, August 25, 2021: Software Beta, Self-Replicating Printer, & More

We’re starting with materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as XJet as announced the commercial availability of alumina ceramic. Moving on, Raise3D has announced the ideaMaker 4.2.0 beta, and…

3D Printed Liquid Crystals Open up Opportunities in Medical Sensors

 Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have developed a groundbreaking liquid crystal ink that can be extruded with direct ink write (DIW) 3D printing. Cholesteric liquid crystals have been…

3D Printed Copper from ExOne Enables Maxxwell’s Electric Motors

ExOne (Nasdaq: XONE) continues to showcase interesting developments, amid its ongoing acquisition by Desktop Metal. The metal and sand binder jetting pioneer has announced the ability to 3D print copper…

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Facility for Mass Roll-to-Roll 3D Printing to Be Opened by MIT Spinout

Massachusetts manufacturing startup OPT Industries uses automation engineering, computational design, and materials science to develop and manufacture customizable functional materials for 3D printing. The MIT spinout company became well-known for its…

B9Creations Launches Silicone Material for 3D Printing Jewelry Molds

Global 3D printing solutions provider B9Creations prides itself on promising up front just what it can deliver, and what it’s offering now could impact the jewelry industry. The company, which…