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3D Printing News Unpeeled: DG Roland Sets up Binder Jetting JV

Today Lufthansa Technik uses Formlabs 3D Printers and Myprintoo to make nozzles, DG Roland signs JV for Ceramics Binderjetting in China, New Forge and UWA make an underwater camera housing,…

Germany’s Rapid Shape Brings Automated 3D Printing to North Carolina

While not as well-known in the U.S., German 3D printer manufacturer Rapid Shape has a unique approach to vat photopolymerization that may actually be more advanced than most products on…

Inheritance of Water Culture: 3D Printing a Landscape

The sand table is a relatively common form of cultural display in museums and similar centers. Compared with simple text and pictures, miniature dioramas directly show the audience a realistic…

3D Printing Everything that Matters

Bits flow through our lives. The modern world is permeated by information being broadcast continuously. If we walk today, we are accompanied by accelerometers, gyroscopes, motion and light sensors taking…

7 Ways to 3D Print without a 3D Printer

Have you ever wanted to get your hands on a 3D printer, but didn’t necessarily want to buy one? Maybe you want to try 3D printing first before investing in…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Matterhackers Works with the Navy, Wood and 3D Printing Used for Home

The US Navy will work with MatterHackers to evaluate open source and desktop 3D Printers for use in the Navy and Marines, Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic of Cornell and…

Kevton Technologies Buys Seven Sapphire 3D Printers From Velo3D

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) sold seven Sapphire 3D printers to Kevton Industries subsidiary Kevton Technologies, a Houston-based emerging leader in precision component manufacturing. Announced during the IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show)…

Roboze Breaks Ground on 3D Printing “Supermaterials” Research Center

Roboze, additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer, announced that it has begun construction on a laboratory devoted to developing cutting-edge polymers for 3D printing. The 2000 square meter facility will…

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IMTS 2022: 3D Printing is a Manufacturing Technology. Now What?

About a decade ago, 3D printing began to transition into an actual production technology. This saw makers of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) systems engaged in a variety of endeavors to…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 15, 2022: New Hires & Tool Steel & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, MakerVerse welcomes an experienced AM executive to its leadership team, and the LEHVOSS Group is expanding its facilities with a new compounding plant in…

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The New peel 3: Industrial Grade 3D Scanning Now More Accessible than Ever

In the brave new worlds of industrial design, parts re-engineering and custom fabrication, 3D scanning has never been more critical to the development process. The ability of next generation, affordable…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Nikon Invests in Optisys and Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies

Today we talk about Nikon investing in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies and Optisys. Sabic releasing a rail material. Toybox labs licensing designs from NASA for toys and Evonik and Stratasys partner.

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Nikon Spending Spree Continues with Investment in 3D Printed Antenna Firm Optisys

Japanese optics manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) has had a sizable foot in additive manufacturing (AM) for some time, and its interest in the sector has only escalated recently. This…

Formlabs Opens New 20,000-Square-Foot Industrial 3D Printing HQ in Milwaukee

Formlabs executives, along with Wisconsin state, and local, leaders, cut the ribbon on a new Midwest regional headquarters located in Milwaukee’s downtown historic Third Ward on September 14, 2022. The…

UltiMaker: New Desktop 3D Printing Brand Emerges from MakerBot Merger

The desktop 3D printing space was shaken by the May 2022 announcement that Stratasys was merging its MakerBot division with Dutch manufacturer Ultimaker. Now, the deal is complete, with some…

VP Kamala Harris Announces New Space Jobs Coalition Driven by 3D Printing

During last week’s National Space Council meeting at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Vice President Kamala Harris announced a new coalition of space companies focusing on increasing the space…

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FlashForge Launches the New Artemis FDM 3D Printer

FlashForge has launched its newest 3D printer, tailored towards consumer and education audiences. Touted as a beginner-friendly 3D printer that also fits the needs of true 3D printing hobbyists, the…

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Nikon Invests in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Signaling 3D Printing Boom

Japanese imaging manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) is laser-focused on revolutionizing digital manufacturing. As part of its strategy, the company has already acquired majority ownership of El Segundo, California’s Morf3D…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: XYZPrinting, POM and OPT

Today we’re looking at 3D printing brushes, biofilms and POM. XYZprinting is showcasing its SLS MfgPro236 xS Powder Bed Fusion machine of which it has sold four to Jawstec. Japanese…

New Space Force Deals Aim to Use 3D Printing and Rockets to Transport Military Cargo on Earth

Rocket Lab and Sierra Space are the latest companies to join the U.S. Air Force‘s Rocket Cargo program that plans to use suborbital space vehicles for ultra-fast transportation of cargo…

Nexa3D Enlists Quickparts and JawsTec as QLS 820 Foundational Customers

During this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D announced the commercial availability of its new ultrafast Quantum Laser Sintering platform, the QLS 820, which…

$35M Drives CT Scanning Firm Lumafield in Series B Round

Startup Lumafield emerged from stealth mode replete with funding and an innovative CT scanner that was purportedly safer and easier to use than others. Now, the firm has secured a $35…

Chinese 3D Printing OEM EPlus3D Opens New German Office

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how the German chemical sector is increasing its exposure to the Chinese additive manufacturing (AM) market. As I noted, that development appears…

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3D Printers in Zero-G Flights? There Have Been a Few of Those

In 2011, Made In Space created the first 3D printer for microgravity; what sounded like science fiction suddenly became a reality. Since then, at least 15 experimental 3D printers have…