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US Army Contracts 3YOURMIND & Phillips Corp. for 3D Printed Tank Parts Identification

The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) has awarded 3YOURMIND and Phillips Corporation Federal Division a contract to develop part identification solutions for tanks….

3DPOD Episode 199: Collaborative Design with Graham Bredemeyer, CEO of CADchat

About a decade ago, entrepreneur Graham Bredemeyer started Collider, a company that combined the best of 3D printing with injection molding. Now he runs CADChat, which hopes to make sharing…

3D Scanning in Rwanda to Enable Custom 3D Printed Prosthetics for Children

Artec 3D, one of the world’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of 3D scanning hardware, has partnered with nongovernmental organization (NGO) Humanity & Inclusion (HI) on a project centered around…

Nikon’s New Metal 3D Printer Uses 3D Scanning for Part Repair and Quality Control

Nikon has released the Lasermeister LM300A, a directed energy deposition (DED) system, along with the Lasermeister SB100 3D scanner. These two are designed to be used together. You can place…

Time Travelers’ Relics: 5 Spectacular 3D Printed Artifacts that Bring History to Life

Over the past decade, 3D printing and scanning have significantly influenced archaeology, providing new insights into historical research and artifact preservation. These technologies have not only unlocked new ways to…

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FitMyFoot 3D Printed Insoles & Sandals Featured at Costco Roadshows

Everyone’s feet are different, which is why the random insoles you buy at the drugstore may not always help, and those cheap flip-flops aren’t doing you any favors either. Shaking…

Startup Accelerator: FITme Revolutionizes Cosmetic Surgery with 3D Printing

In additive manufacturing (AM), the personalized medical implant market is burgeoning, presenting an unprecedented opportunity within the aesthetic sector. This niche is ripe for disruption, with 3D printing offering tailored…

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Shaping Success: Dynamism’s Dynamic 3D Printing Collaborations

Dynamism redefines success in 3D printing, extending beyond delivering products to provide expert advice and reliable post-sale support. Partnering with top manufacturers, Dynamism creates dynamic collaborations that support both customers…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Software & Beyond

Our focus within the additive manufacturing (AM) industry often centers on the 3D printer itself, but it’s important to remember that it’s just one element in a complex sequence of…

Scanning for Planning: How 3D Scanning Contributes to Supply Chain Resilience

The week after Thanksgiving, the Biden administration provided the world with major insight into what will be driving the White House’s activities in 2024 (beyond Biden’s campaign for reelection). The…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 9, 2023: Equity Crowdfunding, Archaeology, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing stories about business first, as DyeMansion reached a major milestone and Batch.Works launched an equity crowdfunding campaign. At formnext 2023, Wibu-Systems showcased its…

ORNL and RTX Develop Machine Learning In Situ Quality Control for Metal 3D Printing

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and defense/aerospace giant RTX (formed by the merger of Raytheon and United Technologies) have collaborated to develop a software solution utilizing machine learning (ML) for…

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Now on Kickstarter: The World’s Lightest Standalone 3D Scanner, the Revopoint MIRACO

Finally, there’s a standalone 3D scanner that can capture both large and small objects without costing as much as a car. Revopoint 3D, a global pioneer in 3D scanning technology,…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 7, 2023: 3D Printed Submarine Parts, Model Sharing, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Bartlett Maritime Corporation and Additive Engineering Solutions are 3D printing submarine parts, and Bambu Lab is launching a new model 3D sharing site. Then…

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Creality CR-Scan Ferret Pro: A User-Friendly and Cost-Effective Solution for 3D Scanning

Creality, a leader in the desktop 3D printing landscape, is expanding its suite of solutions by launching the CR-Scan Ferret Pro, a 3D scanner designed to streamline model acquisition. This…

Custom 3D Printed Prosthetic Keeps Cleo the Rescue Dog On Her Feet

Is there anything more heartwarming than a story in which 3D printing is used to help an animal? This one is even better than most, because it involves a rescue…

3D Diplomacy: Luxembourg’s Ambassador Visits Altem’s 3D Printing Hub in India

Altem Technologies, a leader in 3D printing and scanning, recently hosted a visit from Mrs. Peggy Frantzen, the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to India. The meeting happened…

3YOURMIND to Accelerate Rapid Part Identifier for 3D Printing in Partnership with EOS

3YOURMIND, the US-German software company specializing in digital additive manufacturing (AM) inventories for on-demand production, announced that the company has partnered with EOS North America’s Additive Minds to accelerate 3YOURMIND’s…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 23, 2023: Sales & Distribution, Parametric Modeling, & More

In business news today, nano3Dprint announced its latest strategic distribution partnership in Asia, Snowbird Technologies is Meltio’s newest sales partner, and EOS North America launched its AMTurnkey Service. Continuing with…

Air Force Awards $1.25M Contract for 3D Printing In-Situ Monitoring Solution to Phase3D

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded a contract to Phase3D, a Chicago-based startup specializing in in-situ monitoring (ISM) solutions for powder-based additive manufacturing (AM), to develop a quality…

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First In-Flight AM: US Marines Demonstrate 3D Printing Aboard an MV-22 Osprey

Breaking new ground in additive manufacturing (AM), researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)’s Consortium for Additive Manufacturing Research and Education (CAMRE) successfully executed in-flight 3D printing aboard a U.S….

3D Printing News Briefs, May 20, 2023: 4D Printing, Sustainability, Inclusivity, & More

Starting with space news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a Kansas City startup is building 3D printed re-entry capsules for on-demand cargo return from space. In research, a 3D…

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Masks for Pediatric Burn Patients Made Possible with Formlabs SLS 3D Printers

Pediatric rehabilitation center Romans Ferrari is said to be one of the best places for children to recover from severe trauma, including burns. The center, which is near Lyon in…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 17, 2022: PAEK Patents, Private Flying Vehicle, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Oxford Performance Materials has acquired Ketonex’s PAEK patent portfolio. A 3D scanning app for mobile devices that turns photos into high-fidelity 3D models is…