3D Printing Materials

3D Printing News Briefs, May 15, 2021: Nanoscribe, BCN3D, CapStone Holdings, Hochschule Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, Nanoscribe has a new biocompatible material, and BCN3D’s Epsilon 3D printer won an award. CapStone Holdings is investing in mobility solutions, including the…

Siemens Energy Uses Continuous Composites’ 3D Printing for Energy Generator Parts

Among the startups aiming to disrupt 3D printing and composites manufacturing is Continuous Composites, based out of Idaho. The company’s Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) technology offers a number of…

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Desktop Health Receives FDA Clearance for Denture 3D Printing Material

Desktop Metal’s (NYSE: DM) recently launched medical division, Desktop Health, has just earned its first major pedigree as a new business unit: FDA clearance. Desktop Health’s proprietary resin, Flexcera Base,…

FABULOUS Releases BLUE CARE Food-Safe Material for Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

While we often talk about how PLA, or polylactic acid, is a pretty eco-friendly 3D printing filament, as it’s made from a variety of different plant products like corn and…

College Students Compete to Bring Space 3D Printing to 2021 NASA MINDS Challenge

Five teams from U.S. colleges received $1,500 each from NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Innovative New Designs for Space (MINDS) in 2021 to design, build and test…

Replicating a Masterpiece: Michelangelo’s David Gets 3D Printed Twin for Expo 2020

A life-size, 3D printed replica of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s “David” was unveiled in early May 2021 as the centerpiece of the Italy Pavilion at the Expo 2020 world fair hosted by…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 8, 2021: nTopology, Tohoku University, Washington State University

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a software update, and then moving on to some research involving 3D printing. Keep on reading for all the details! nTopology…

Covestro Turns Trash into Material for Pellet 3D Printing

Made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste, Covestro’s first 3D printing material offers manufacturers structural performance with a lower carbon footprint than virgin material. Developed by the additive manufacturing business recently…

Desktop 3D Printed Mold Enables Delicate Concrete Furniture

There are countless applications for products and parts made with 3D printed molds, such as prosthetic aligners, microneedles and organ-on-a-chip devices, and even building restoration. Experimental design studio Slicelab, remotely…

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Forust: Desktop Metal Unveils Wood 3D Printing Technology

Is Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) aiming for the most diverse portfolio of 3D printing technologies on the market? The company has made another acquisition that adds wood 3D printing to…

3D Systems Expands in Denver to Address Demand for 3D Printed Products

As part of its planned expansion, 3D Systems announced it would add 50,000 square feet of facility space to its FDA-registered and ISO 13485-certified Denver, Colorado site. Along with new…

Graphene 3D Printing Enables Water Treatment Applications

Aerogels, formed by replacing the liquid in a gel material with a gas so the solid remains the same size, are extremely porous, lightweight yet strong solids, not dissimilar in…

Dymax and Mechnano Use Carbon Nanotube Technology for 3D Printing Materials

Just days after Arizona-based startup Mechnano presented a pioneering new way to use carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in additive manufacturing (AM) materials, the company announced it was also teaming up with…

AZO and AddUp Partner to Automate Powder Handling for Metal 3D Printing

Metal powders are some of the most finicky materials in the 3D printing industry in that, not only do the metal particles require a high level of consistency, sphericity, and…

3DPOD Episode 60: AM Metal Powder Production with MolyWorks CEO Chris Eonta

This episode is a blast, as we descend into the mayhem that was the early days of MolyWorks. A team that tries to make a gas atomizer on a founder’s…

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Nexa3D and BASF Develop New Photopolymers for NXE400 3D Printer

Ultrafast industrial-grade polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D expands its partnership with BASF’s corporate brand Forward AM to deliver three new ultrafast photopolymer materials for Nexa3D’s NXE400 3D printer. The companies…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 2, 2021: Intech; 3DPrinterOS & Octoprint; BEAMIT; ITB, ITK, & University of Manchester; Makerbot; Satori & Oxford University

We’re going to take care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then move on to some research and education. Intech Additive Solutions is reporting multiple orders…

TU Wien & Cubicure Develop Ivory Substitute for 3D Printing Restoration Pieces

Ivory, a hard, white material consisting mainly of dentine, makes up the tusks of several large animals, such as walruses, narwhals, and elephants. For a long time, the material was…

Evonik Enters Photopolymers Segment with New 3D Printing Materials

Within the last couple of years, specialty chemicals company Evonik revealed that it was organizing a range of ready-to-use AM materials, from its Additive Manufacturing Innovation Growth Field, under the…

MIT: Speaking with Spiders Could Improve 3D Printers and Materials

A group of MIT scientists reported that they could transform spider’s silk threads into musical instruments. The long-standing experiment involves an innovative method that uses data sonification to convert 3D…

Allegro 3D Receives Almost $1M in Grant Award to Develop Bioprinter

Bioprinting company Allegro 3D has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant for $997,692. The grant money will support the development of…

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Start Up, Filament Hub, Provides a Change of Pace with Membership Discount Club 3D Printing Filament!

Finding quality and low-priced 3D Printer Filament can be tough. Especially when there are so many different filaments to analyze and test. Filament Hub is a new startup operating just…

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XYZprinting Partners with BASF Forward AM for Advanced Carbon Fiber SLS Materials and Engineered Photopolymer Resins

With previous launching on industrial FFF filament developed and certified by XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM, now we are ready to step further and bring you the new SLS and…

FIT and Turkish Aerospace Partner to Advance 3D Printing for Aerospace Parts

Germany’s 3D printing service provider FIT Additive Manufacturing Group, and Ankara-based company Turkish Aerospace signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to advance 3D printing technology and products. The business partnership…