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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Desktop Vat Polymerization (SLA, DLP)

Vat polymerization (SLA, DLP) has unexpectedly become a hot spot over the past year due to the effects of material companies and new startups entering the market. In this series,…

RIZE Announces 2XC 3D Printer as Fifth UL GREENGUARD-Certified Product

Early this summer, RIZE, Inc. debuted its professional desktop RIZE 2XC, an adaptive 3D printer developed collaboratively with South Korean 3D printer manufacturer Sindoh as part of the RIZIUM Alliance that’s…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 26, 2020: BCN3D & Distrinova, Desktop Metal, Dassault Systèmes, CALLUM & XJet

We’ve got a little business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a webinar and some Christmas cheer. BCN3D has a…

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Top 10 Bioprinting Stories of 2020: Paving the Way to Future Organ Transplants

New research and developments in biotechnology in 2020 are helping to shape biomedical engineering. Although there are many challenges that still need to be addressed, key advances are proving the…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 20, 2020: iFactory3D, Farsoon, DMC & Produmax, EOS

In 3D Printing News Briefs this weekend, we’re talking about a successful 3D printer Kickstarter campaign, a high-temperature material, a partnership, and a new podcast. The Factory One 3D printer…

Toward Sustainable 3D Printing: Eastman to Begin Reporting Plastic Pellet Spills in 2021

Although we have become accustomed to seeing plastic in its final form, nearly every product made of plastic starts out as pellets. These tiny, disc-shaped granules that usually measure a…

Arris Receives Bosch Investment for Additive Molding Process

As noted in our series on the topic, carbon fiber 3D printing is starting to take off. There has yet to be a huge shift in the space, but we…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 17, 2020: TRIANKLE, EnvisionTEC & Henkel, Siemens Energy

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, an international research consortium of organizations is working to develop 3D bioprinted ankle implants. EnvisionTEC and Henkel are partnering to combine 3D printing and…

Cemented Carbide 3D Printing Process Earns CERATIZIT Group Innovation Award

We’ve seen all sorts of 3D printed components made out of metals and metal alloys over the last several years, including tungsten, steel, stainless steel, nickel, cobalt chromium, copper, iron,…

NOVUM Project Developing Cellulose 3D Printing Pilot Line

As discussed in our series on the relationship between 3D printing and climate change, fossil fuel companies anticipating any regulation in response to global warming have warmed up to the…

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ESA Aims to Extract Oxygen from Moon Dust and 3D Print Metal with the Remnants

For those following from afar the various projects geared toward additive construction on the Moon or Mars, one thought may not have occurred: what about oxygen? How will astronauts breathe…

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Liquid Additive Manufacturing: All of This Is Possible!

Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) impresses clients with high process speed, distortion-free printing, and almost limitless freedom of form. In addition, the technical properties of the system correspond to those of…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 13, 2020

For this week’s roundup, 3D Systems will be having three different webinars, and Link3D and GoProto are each holding their own webinar on Tuesday. GE Additive will be discussing thermal…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 12, 2020: Markforged, Digital Metal, Link3D & PostNord, 3DQue, 3DEO & Creality

We’re starting with material news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to business and an exciting holiday deal. Markforged and Digital Metal are both introducing new materials,…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 10, 2020: Velodyne Lidar & Local Motors, Philament, PostProcess & Orthodent, Keyshot & Stratasys

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about business, materials, dental, and software. Velodyne Lidar has announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors. Filamania has launched its Philament…

Natural Fiber Biocomposites in 3D & 4D Printing: A Review

In an article published in the journal of Materials & Design, titled “A review of 3D and 4D printing of natural fiber biocomposites,” researchers review the fascinating evolution of natural materials and…

2021 Dental 3D Printing Revenues to Reach $3.1B, Says SmarTech Analysis

SmarTech Analysis has published its sixth edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report and, noting the tumultuous experiences of 2020, projects a promising turnaround for the market in 2021….

Desktop Metal Announces Pure Copper 3D Printing for Studio System

Desktop Metal has announced the latest material for its Studio System metal 3D printer: pure copper. This is a significant development for the product line, as it enables the production…

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Redwire Successfully 3D Prints Ceramic Turbine Part in Orbit

Manufacturing turbine parts with additive manufacturing (AM) technology has helped accelerate product development, creating very complex and intricate part geometries without the need for any tooling. Aerospace companies have been…

Volta Spark’s Universal Charging Cable Prototypes 3D Printed with Zortrax

Have you counted how many different charging cables you have at home? Most devices and gadgets today recharge via USB, so limiting the cable clutter is almost impossible, and every…

FRESH-Bioprinted Lifelike Heart Model Could Help Surgical Training and Simulation

After two years of research, bioprinting expert Adam Feinberg and his team created the first full-size model of an adult human heart using their Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels…

Biodigital Architecture: FELIXprinters and iBAG-UIC to Test Living Biomaterials for Sustainable Architecture

Focused on bringing together biological and digital technologies to transform architecture, the Institute for BioDigital Architecture and Genetics at the International University of Catalonia (iBAG-UIC) in Barcelona, has announced a…

ESA Award: Dawn Aerospace to Develop Novel 3D Printed Combustion Chambers

Space launch provider Dawn Aerospace announced it had received €385,000 to develop an additively manufactured combustion chamber for high performance and high combustion pressure rocket engines. The company said the…

Sculpteo Offers Four Bio-based Nylon 3D Printing Materials from BASF

Sculpteo has announced the availability of four new PA11-based materials from BASF Forward AM on its online part services platform. Known for its high-ductility, impact strength, and suitability for applications…