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Cold Metal Fusion: How One Company Converts SLS to Metal 3D Printing

Headmade Materials could have a potentially transformative impact on 3D printing. It remains to be seen if the company can make its technology work well at scale and make it…

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Satori Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Large-Volume VL2800 3D Printer

After a long wait, it’s finally here: the Kickstarter campaign for the new large-volume, industrial-grade Satori 3D printer, the VL2800, officially launched this week, and in less than ten hours…

PostProcess Releases New DEMI 910 Resin Removal System for Carbon L1 and M2 3D Printers

Coinciding with AMUG 2021, Carbon announced it had partnered with PostProcess Technologies for a resin removal system called the DEMI 910. Now, PostProcess has officially released the DEMI 910, as…

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Shapeways CEO Greg Kress Discusses the Upcoming SPAC Merger

On April 28, 2021, 3D printing service bureau Shapeways announced that it was going public via merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Galileo Acquisition Corp. I had a chance…

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Carbon’s Phil DeSimone on How New adidas 4DFWD 3D Printed Midsoles Bounce Runners Forward

adidas has worked with Carbon to 3D print midsoles using the start-up’s Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) technology for the past four years. This resulted in several limited release shoe lines…

Satori Set to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for New Industrial Resin 3D Printer

London-based tech company Satori launched its first resin 3D printer, the compact yet professional ST1600, in October of 2020, and introduced a partnership program at the same time in order…

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AMUG 2021: DyeMansion and Stratasys to Deliver Total Solution for 3D Printing and Finishing SAF Parts

As a new powder bed fusion process, Stratasys’s new selective absorption fusion (SAF) technology promises to deliver high-volume parts at attractive prices. Upon announcing its first SAF system alongside two…

3D Printing Steps in to Aid Semiconductor Industry’s Faltering Supply Chains

At this point in its evolution, additive manufacturing (AM) is growing far beyond the aerospace sector that kickstarted its adoption for end part production. It is being incorporated into automotive,…

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3D Printing Used to Develop Menstrual Cup from Female-Owned Brand

3D printing is most often used for product development applications, a crucial tool to understand the look and feel of an item before it hits the market. That was the…

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Benny Buller on VELO3D’s SPACtacular Rise in Metal 3D Printing

2021 has already been a SPACtacular year for the 3D printing industry, with several companies already announcing mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). This includes Markforged, Rocket Lab, and…

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Materialise Has Option to Acquire 3D Printing MES Company Link3D

Belgian 3D printing service and software company Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has announced that it has an option to acquire Link3D. The transaction will close later this year, but the company…

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De-Hyper: The US Military Is Not the Best Innovator in Manufacturing

When the United States entered World War Two in 1942, the planet would change in ways that now seem nearly irreversible. When the dust was settled, not only did the…

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Mosaic Unveils Array: Automated System to Scale Multimaterial, High Temp 3D Printing

With a mission to deliver 3D printing to the factory floor, the Mosaic Manufacturing team has revealed an entirely new automated system expected to revolutionize workflows by creating a scalable…

Fused Form Develops Colombia’s First Large-Format Pellet 3D Printer

Colombian-based 3D printer manufacturer Fused Form has introduced a new large-format pellet extrusion 3D printing system. The FF Pellet 600+ is the first commercially available industrial pellet printer manufactured in…

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Cellink: Can This Bioprinting Firm Reach a $10B Valuation?

Since 2019, bioprinting pioneer Cellink (OTC: CCLKF / CLNK-B.ST) has gone from a $257 million market capitalization to a $1.5 billion-plus valuation. Before it went public in 2016, this new…

Holo Wants to 3D Print Millions of Copper Heatsink Parts Per Year

I’m very excited about Holo, a company that aims to take a slurry digital light processing (DLP) technology to sinter metal parts to the heatsinks industry. By creating cost-effective, topology-optimized…

Domin 3D Prints Hydraulic Valves to Outperform the Competition on “Every Metric”

Brash young UK company Domin aims to disrupt the industrial valve, hydraulics, and actuator markets through 3D printing. I love the way that the firm has tackled the challenge of…

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Chuck Hull on 3D Systems’ Journey into Bioprinting 

After 35 years of creating innovative 3D printing technologies, pioneering company 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is expanding its bioprinting efforts. Following a successful collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation dedicated to…

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Carbon Design Engine Generates Conformal Lattices for 3D Printing

On March 2, Carbon released its new Carbon Design Engine, with a lattice design generator that can automate the creation of conformal, single-zone lattices. Carbon has been working with its…

Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm…

RuPaul’s Drag Race Star A’Whora Struts Runway in 3D Printed Bone Couture

The British spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race is now on its second season and it is already pushing the envelope of drag. On the latest episode of the competition reality…

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Node Audio Walkthrough: Learn How Hylixa 3D Printed Speakers are Created

Created to disrupt the HiFi industry, the 3D printed Hylixa loudspeakers look different from traditional bulky box-like models. The novel speaker’s complex geometry and cutting-edge acoustic innovation were designed and…

Georgia Middle Schoolers 3D Print Parts for the Space Station

At Dade County Middle School in Trenton, Georgia, two students have 3D printed parts for the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the HUNCH (High school students United with…

God of Small Things: 3D MicroPrint CEO Provides a Look into His Tiny World

I interviewed Joachim Göbner, CEO at 3D MicroPrint, to understand 3D printing at the microscale. 3D MicroPrint is specialized in micro sintering of small metal parts. This means, along with…