3D Printing

New 3D Printing Industries: Nuclear Industry

The nuclear power industry is often overlooked. If we talk about nuclear power it’s usually a discussion about whether it is the solution to our climate change woes or an…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 19, 2022

It’s another busy week of events and webinars coming up, starting with the AM Industry Summit in Long Beach. 3D Delta Week and the Silicone Expo are also taking place,…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 18, 2022: Awards, Standards, Research, & More

We’re starting off with some awards news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Additive Industries and 3DEO both won big at the TCT Awards. Also at TCT 3Sixty, Roboze…

Essentium Materials & High-Speed 3D Printing Used to Develop Drones to Fight Wildfires

Every year in the U.S., thousands of wildfires burn millions of acres of land, cause billions of dollars worth of damage, and often result in human casualties. Public safety technology…

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Velo3D Announces Q3 Release for Its Largest Volume 3D Printer Ever

Velo3D, one of the leading manufacturers of metal additive manufacturing (AM) systems for aerospace and space, has announced the release date for its new Sapphire XC 1MZ, which will be…

EPlus3D Customer 3D Prints Metal Cochlear Hearing Aids

3D printing is the dominant technology in the hearing aids industry. But so far not a lot of people have thought about cochlear hearing aids as a potential market. Cochlear…

Australian Teen Accused of Manufacturing Fully Functional 3D Printed Firearm           

On Monday, Western Australia Detective Senior Sargent Blair Smith announced charges against an 18-year-old man for illegally manufacturing and possessing firearms. The teen is accused of using a 3D printer…

Amnovis and BAAT Medical Collaborate to Make 3D Printed Medical Devices

Amnovis and BAAT Medical are partnering to quickly make medical devices together using 3D printing. The team can take a concept and bring it all the way through to engineering,…

FDA Clears Ricoh Healthcare Solution to 3D Print Personalized Anatomical Models

Japan-based multinational Ricoh revealed that its RICOH 3D for Healthcare solution, which integrates with IBM iConnect Access from IBM Watson Health to fabricate 3D printed anatomic models, has received 510(k)…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 16, 2022: Lawsuit, Software, & Aerospace Case Studies

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll share the latest update in the Continuous Composites lawsuit against Markforged. Next, nTopology has released an advanced lattice generation tool. Finally,…

Prodways Enters Into 3D Printer Distribution Partnership with Dental Axess

Prodways Group, French manufacturer of the MOVINGLight 3D printing platform, has announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Dental Axess, a Swiss provider of software solutions for…

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Dutch Police Confirm Increase in 3D Printed Guns

Dutch police recently revealed that there has been a significant increase in 3D printed weapons in the Netherlands and abroad. The announcement comes after the National Unit, which combats serious…

Can 3D Printing Make You Antifragile? Part 1

Antifragile as a desirable concept was popularised by Nassim Taleb. In the 2012 book Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder, he postulates that there are fragile things, people, and organizations…

Materialise CEO Talks 3D Printing Software and Ethics at RAPID+TCT

With the newest release of its Magics software and its new CO-AM platform, Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) is demonstrating how it continues to mature with the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. On…

Formlabs Dental Academy: Free Educational Platform for 3D Printing in Dentistry

Formlabs has long been focused on dental 3D printing applications, and made things even more official by launching its Formlabs Dental unit in 2019. Today, the double unicorn announced that…

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CEOs Dive Into Raising Capital Without Going Public – Part I

After several years of watching a handful of 3D printing companies follow the SPAC trend to go public, it became even more evident that most of the businesses in the…

Stratasys Offering 3D Printing Discounts to Service Bureaus in New Parts Provider Network

After reporting that the first quarter of 2022 was its strongest in six years with a revenue of $163.4 million, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has introduced a new loyalty and discount…

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Sending Optimized Silicon Carbide into Space with Binder Jetting

TECNALIA is a benchmark research and technological development center focused on transforming knowledge into business opportunities for companies and GDP growth for society. The Materials for Extreme Conditions research group…

Ultimaker Releases Metal 3D Printing Expansion Kit for S5 Platform

Ultimaker, the Dutch desktop 3D printer powerhouse, has announced the release of a metal expansion kit for its S5 platform. The S5 is Ultimaker’s largest-scale 3D printing platform, and is…

3DPOD Episode 109: Part Costing and Optimization with Omer Blaier, CASTOR CEO & Founder

Israeli firm CASTOR analyses parts. It can then tell you if the part is printable, how much it would cost in different 3D printing technologies, on which part you can…

Circular Economies in Space: Airbus Plans to Send Metal 3D Printer to ISS in 2023

Global aerospace and defense giant Airbus has announced that next year, it will launch into space what the company says will be the first metal 3D printer in use aboard the…

Rocket Labs to Provide Solar Cells for NASA’s 2025 GLIDE Mission

Next-generation launcher manufacturer Rocket Lab (NASDAQ: RKLB) will manufacture the solar array panel (SAP) to power NASA’s GLIDE (Global Lyman-alpha Imagers of the Dynamic Exosphere) mission that will study the…

Desktop Metal to Lay Off 12% of Workforce & Consolidate Operations

Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing (AM) startup, Desktop Metal, announced on Monday, June 13, that the company will lay off 12% of its employees. This comes alongside a general consolidation of its…

3DQue’s QuinlyVision Automates 3D Print Failure Detection

According to Canadian technology startup 3DQue, between 3 and 20% of all print jobs will have defects, or even fail. 3DQue has long been focused on automating 3D printing through…