3D Printing

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A Look at ARK’s 3D Printing Fund, “PRNT”

ARK Investment Management LLC is the only investment management firm that offers an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) dedicated to 3D printing, making it a unique player in the world…

3DPOD Episode 86: Pat Carey, Stratasys SVP of Strategic Growth

Senior vice president of Strategic Growth at Stratasys, Pat Carey talks to us about the company’s new product portfolio. What does it mean for partners and customers that the company…

Mass 3D Printing of Bike Seat Cuts Costs by £22,000

With the release of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion, the world began to see the reality of 3D printing for serial production, leading additive manufacturing (AM) stalwart Stratasys to kick up…

3D Printing Trade Show Best Practices: Stand Design and Location

As an interested party but by no means an expert on organizing stands at 3D printing trade shows, I’ve made a round-up, sharing ideas and best practices for your next…

New Quinly Wireless Hub Enables Automated 3D Printing with Raspberry Pi

Canadian technology startup 3DQue Systems Inc. has always had a major focus on automating the 3D printing process, in an effort to make innovation and high-volume printing more accessible to…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: December 5, 2021

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and events to tell you about, with topics ranging from aviation and medical 3D printing to a town hall meeting, biomaterials, SLA technology,…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 4, 2021: Formnext USA, Scale Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the organizers of Formnext have announced a partnership that will lead to a brand new event in the US, and Quickparts 3D printed scale…

3D Printed Oil Tanker Parts Approved after 6 Months of Evaluation Use

The oil and gas markets, along with maritime, are less exploited sectors for the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. However, progress is being made in this regard, with a group of…

Nonplanar 3D Printed Sensing Device Can Survive the Elements

When it comes to rugged 3D printers, Florida-based manufacturer nScrypt is one of the first names that pops in my mind. The company designs and builds high-precision microdispensing and 3D…

Design for Disruption: 3D Printing for the Industrial Aftermarket

Previously, we’ve discussed how maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), as well as spare parts business cases are potentially great ways to disrupt existing businesses. But, we can go further than…

MakerBot METHOD X 3D Printer Receives GREENGUARD Certification for Clean Air System

This summer, MakerBot took a major step towards safety by introducing the smart Clean Air System for its METHOD and METHOD X 3D printers, which features a dual filtration system…

3D Printed Farmhouse Unveiled in China Ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics

Back in September, we covered a story about the world’s first 3D printed park in Shenzhen, China, constructed under the auspices of Tshingua University’s Xu Weiguo, a professor at the…

Implementing Additive Advantages: Stacking 3D Printing Advantages

In this series, we’ve seen how only a few clusters of 3D printed application implementations have been very successful. We’ve seen how often people in many business development projects stop…

New Masked SLA Bioprinter Revealed by TissueLabs

Innosuisse-backed startup TissueLabs rolled out a bioprinter during the 2021 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) world congress in the Netherlands. The unveiling of TissueRay,  the first masked…

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TronHoo’s Exploration on 3D Printing Technology

It has been four years since TronHoo was founded by CEO Dr. Shou in Shenzhen. As the company is booming and expanding in the field of 3D printing(also named additive…

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Essentium to Go Public via SPAC, Announces Metal 3D Printing Development

Essentium is the latest firm in the 3D printing industry to announce a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to achieve a public listing. The Austin-based startup has…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 1st, 2021: Filaments, Funding, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, BASF has made two of its Ultrafuse filaments available for the Zortrax M300 Dual 3D printer. Moving to business, a consortium led by Authentise…

3D Printing Trade Show Best Practices: How Best to Connect

In a recent series of Formnext articles, I wrote that there were a number of practical tips and observations concerning trade show stands which people were very positive about. Because…

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World’s First 3D Printed Prosthetic Eye Implant Heralds Vision for the Future of Medicine

There are multiple reasons why a person would wear a prosthetic eye, from the eye not developing normally to cancer or an accident. According to the Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS…

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‘Leaked’ Elon Musk Email Raises Specter of Raptor Production Issues, SpaceX Bankruptcy

Is SpaceX going to Mars? Will the Raptor engines help launch the Starship super-heavy rocket any time soon? Will SpaceX go bankrupt? These and many more questions have been raised…

Digital Anatomy Creator Software Enables 3D Printing of Medical Models

Over the past few years, Stratasys has transformed itself from a two technology hardware OEM with a strong service offering to a company that has a number of software products…

Bioprinting for Burns and Cancer on the Horizon for CTI Biotech

French startup CTI Biotech has hit two important milestones on the road to creating functional bioprinted human tissues. In November 2021, the company announced the development of an innovative cold…

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Design for Disruption: 3D Printed Spares and MRO

If we want to make millions of parts or make millions from parts, we will have to disrupt existing production with additive manufacturing (AM). In order to do that, we…

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Bioprinting Breakthrough: Bioprinter for Implantable Tissues Installed in French Hospital

A French hospital installed a bioprinter to manufacture biological tissues for transplantation in humans. This quantum leap in bioprinting is possible thanks to Poietis, a local biotech company specializing in…