3D Printing

3D Printing News Briefs, September 19, 2020: Relativity Space, Farsoon Technologies, Johnson & Johnson

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the co-founder of Relativity Space is leaving his role of CTO, and Farsoon has delivered its largest order of plastic 3D printers. Finally, Johnson…

Boeing to Open New 3D Printing R&D Facility in Scotland with NMIS

Cash just continues to be infused into 3D printing, particularly in aerospace, with the introduction of new facilities continuing around the world. Now, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) in…

3DChain: An AI-Driven 3D Printing Service Platform

Co-Founder of 3DChain, Babak Zareiyan, gives an outlook and explanation of the 3DChain concept, a unique manufacturing service platform for 3D printing. You developed 3DChain, a design and additive manufacturing…

UpNano’s Nano 3D Printing Achieves Centimeter-Scale with High Resolution in Minutes

Vienna, Austria-based company UpNano, which is commercializing an ultrafast, nano and microscale 3D printing system called the NanoOne, has added even more laser power to its solution. Combine that with…

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…

AddiFab & GEOSearch Partner to Automate Tooling Part Selection for 3D Printing

Danish company AddiFab manufactures a technology it refers to as Freeform Injection Molding with which you can inexpensively 3D print molds and other soft tooling. Just recently, the firm set…

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Inside 3D Printing Seoul Takes Place November 18-20, 2020 in a Hybrid Fashion

It’s always best to have an opportunity to explore the latest additive manufacturing trends and technology in one place at a time. Inside 3D Printing Seoul, taking place on November…

Sandvik and BeamIT Bet Big on 3D Printing Superalloys and Aerospace

BeamIT is a leading Italian service bureau that is not only a large player, but also on the cutting edge of 3D printing technology. With a lot of aviation and…

3D Printing Silk to Make Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine Research

Silk isn’t just used to make gorgeous, expensive clothing—this biocompatible, natural protein fiber is much stronger than it looks. The protein is made of 75% biocompatible fibroin, and 3D printed silk…

3D Printing Custom Hearing Device Parts at 2X Efficiency with Figure 4

3D printing has made significant impacts in nearly every industry, and on every scale too. This includes markets many may not have considered, unless they had a need for products…

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3D Scanner Buying Guide 2020

3D scanning is now an engrained business process in industry, architecture, quality assurance and reverse engineering. It is, however, quite a difficult process to master. Many different 3D scanning technologies…

3D Printing and COVID-19: DreamLab Under Investigation Due to Customer Complaints

While many additive manufacturing operations may have appeared to be booming earlier in the spring, 2020 is turning out to be a bad year for DreamLab Industries. This is true…

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Cost-Effective Independent Dual Extruders Direct Drive 3D Printer: JGMAKER Artist-D Launch at Kickstarter

You may not have yet heard of a new 3D printer called the JGMaker Artist-D. That’s to be expected. This system has only just been announced and, as of September…

DoE Awards $800,000 to 3D Printed Microreactor Project

A microreactor is a small container with two important components: a stir bar to mix chemical samples, and a thin needle for spraying and ionizing the samples for analysis with…

Origami Inspires 3D Printed Soft Robotics

Researchers from China have been inspired by origami structures and materials, leading them to the more complex development of robotics, as presented in the recently published “Origami spring-inspired metamaterials and…

Low-Cost SLA 3D Printing Democratizes Scale Modeling

With the advent of affordable stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP) printers like the Anycubic Photon and Elegoo Mars, the average consumer now has access to technology that, up…

Fundamental VR is Challenging Traditional Medical Training in the Age of COVID

Technologists and entrepreneurs Richard Vincent and Chris Scattergood were part of the mobile phone market for decades, creating innovative businesses with disruptive technologies. Then, in 2014, they decided to reimagine…

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3DPOD Episode 35: Todd Grimm, T.A. Grimm & Associates

Todd Grimm has been working in AM and 3D Printing for 30 years. He has done a lot of work for Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), and is a frequent…

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What Does the Siemens-Nexa3D Partnership Mean for 3D Printing?

3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D has announced a collaboration with technology company Siemens to automate its polymer laser sintering systems. Even during COVID-19, the two companies have remained committed to Industry…

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Researchers Create Bioink that Delivers Oxygen to 3D Printed Tissue Cells

Tissue engineering or regeneration is the process of improving upon or replacing biological tissues by combining cells and other materials with the optimal chemical and physiological conditions in order to build scaffolds…

New Multi Material 3D Printing Combines Different Metals and Ceramics into Single Part

The Fraunhofer family of German research institutes is endlessly inventing novel methods for manufacturing and supplementary technologies. The latest, this time from the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems…

Formlabs Introduces New Large Format 3D Printer for Medical and Dental

In 2019, Formlabs, a 3D printing unicorn, introduced two new professional systems equipped with the company’s take on stereolithography, dubbed low force stereolithography (LFS). These were the desktop Form 3…

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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…

nTopology Closes $40M Funding Round to Enhance 3D Printing Software

Last year, 3D printing software startup nTopology launched its nTop Platform, which uses generative design, topology optimization, and workflow management to overcome the typical issues seen when using traditional CAD…