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3D Printed Glass Enables Next-Gen Sensing, Imaging and Photonics

For next generation photonics, sensing and imaging technologies, the ability to 3D print glass is critical to developing highly complex, freeform, or small-scale structures. Yet it has proven difficult to…

Modular Heat Exchanger Made via 3D Printed Molds

You may recognize the name Brett Turnage from the amazingly detailed 3D printed RC cars and motorcycles he makes. But Turnage, founder of BTI LLC, has moved up and is…

Authentise & Addiguru Launch In-Process Monitoring for 3D Printing

Philadelphia-based Authentise and Addiguru (Metairie, LA) are combining their talents and experience in a collaboration that will integrate in-process monitoring into additive manufacturing workflows with the extension of their Authentise…

STACKER Successfully Funds Industrial Office F1 3D Printer on Kickstarter

3D printer Kickstarter campaigns don’t all get it right, but when it comes to crowdfunding, industrial-grade 3D printer provider STACKER seems to know what it’s doing. The Minnesota-based company just…

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3D Printing for Preppers: A Review of the Ultimaker S3 3D Printer

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

Zortrax Launches inCloud Remote 3D Printing Management System

We’ve been hearing a lot about companies working to shore up their supply chains and streamlining workflows during the pandemic as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on businesses around the…

3DPOD Episode 34: Eric Pallarés, BCN3D and Professional Desktop 3D Printing

In this episode, Max and I spoke with Eric Pallarés of BCN3D. BCN3D is a Barcelona-based material extrusion 3D printing company. Having started on the desktop, BCN3D now is moving…

LightForce Orthodontics Raises $14M for Custom 3D Printed Braces

They’re not fun by any stretch of the imagination, but getting braces is a rite of passage for many teenagers. While this hasn’t changed for many years, neither has the…

Bioprinting and Computer Modeling Could Help Predicted Cancer Growth

On the centuries-old quest to cure cancer, researchers have made major advances in learning more complex details about how to prevent, diagnose, treat, and survive one of the world’s biggest…

Fraunhofer IFAM Adopts Modular Fusion Factory Metal Filament 3D Printer

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (Franhofer IFAM) has been part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft applied research organization since 1974, and according to its website, is one of…

7 Projects That Are Restoring Coral Reefs by 3D Printing Them

Our coral reefs are dying. Marine scientists have known this fact for a long time, and have been trying to reverse the problem for decades. The death of the coral…

Aetrex Launches its Thinnest 3D Printed Insole Yet

In February last year, Aetrex, known for its traditionally made insole and footwear consumer products, launched its custom 3D printed orthotic program line in partnership with EOS. Just this month,…

Formnext 2020 Cancels Physical Show, Shifts to All Digital 3D Printing Event

Against all odds, Formnext 2020, the largest annual event in the additive manufacturing industry, had still been planning to hold an in-person, if somewhat watered down, trade show in Germany…

Harvard Team Develops Shape Memory Material for Smart 3D Printed Fabrics

Researchers at Harvard University‘s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) created a new material from keratin that can be 3D printed into complex shapes and pre-programmed…

Researchers Introduce New LITA Method of Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Researchers from the University of Delaware are combining thermoset polymers with carbon fiber to make a composite for their new technique: localized in­plane thermal assisted (LITA) 3D printing. Carbon fibers…

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Why a Holistic Approach to Quoting 3D Printing Services is the Best Approach

The word holistic is commonly applied to medicine as more doctors and medical professionals seek to consider the “entire person” or whole person in a clinical evaluation. The same can…

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2020 Industrial Polymer 3D Printer Buying Guide

Industrial 3D printers are those used by companies on the factory floor, generally for manufacturing end products. In a lot of cases, they can also be used for making items…

3D Printing Silica Aerogels for Small Scale Applications

International researchers working with the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), led by Shanyu Zhao, Gilberto Siqueira, Wim Malfait and Matthias Koebel, are exploring new ways to…

How Do 3D Printed Molds Stack Against Traditional Sand Casting Molds?

Aluminum alloys feature low density, as well as good corrosion resistance and mechanical properties, which is why casting them is an oft-used manufacturing technique. But, defects in molded parts is…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 6, 2020

The first virtual offering we’re telling you about is Anisoprint’s new Composites Talks, taking place on September 7th. On September 9th, DyeMansion will host a webinar about VaporFuse Surfacing for…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 5, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the former CEO of Carbon has joined the faculty of a prestigious university. Moving on, a 3D printing whiz and Tel Aviv professor has…

Peopoly Releases Bigger, Faster Phenom XXL DLP 3D Printer

Peopoly has been receiving positive feedback as a 3D printer developer and manufacturer since the launch of its Moai SLA 3D printer in 2017. Continuing on with their Phenom series,…

Equinor Uses Offshore Drone Delivery for 3D Printed Spare Parts

3D printing has been connected to numerous other progressive technologies—many of which are evolving on parallel paths, and often intersecting too. Drones are a good example, as they often seem…

nScrypt Expands 3D Printing Presence in Asia Thanks to Distribution Agreement

3D printing and biomanufacturing systems developer nScrypt announced a far-reaching collaboration with the South Korean company ANI Motion, which is slated to produce and sell nScrypt’s products targeting the Asian…