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3DPrint.com Interviews Experienced 3D Printing Executive and Metal 3D Printing Pioneer David Burns

3DPrint.com Interviews Experienced 3D Printing Executive and Metal 3D Printing Pioneer David Burns

Back in the 3D printing dark ages, 2005, David Burns joined ExOne to make manufacturing using 3D Printing a reality. In the ensuing thirteen years a lot of things have changed. We’ve seen a lot of 3D printing companies come and go. In 2005 “3D printing for manufacturing” was cute and only a few solitary […]

Back in the 3D printing dark ages, 2005, David Burns joined ExOne to make manufacturing using 3D Printing a reality. In the ensuing thirteen years a lot of things have changed. We’ve seen a lot of 3D printing companies come and go. In 2005 “3D printing for...
Metal 3D Printing’s Goldilocks’ Choice

Metal 3D Printing’s Goldilocks’ Choice

  Metal 3D printing is all the rage at the moment. With machines costing upwards of $100,000 and usually a lot closer to a million there are a lot of different technologies and application areas. On the one hand, we see the inkjet people go for in office production of lower cost parts while DMLS […]

  Metal 3D printing is all the rage at the moment. With machines costing upwards of $100,000 and usually a lot closer to a million there are a lot of different technologies and application areas. On the one hand, we see the inkjet people go for in office...
Velo3D Reveals Capabilities of its Metal 3D Printing Technology Interview with Stefan Zschiegner

Velo3D Reveals Capabilities of its Metal 3D Printing Technology Interview with Stefan Zschiegner

Velo3D raised $22 Million in 2015 and was working in secret to revolutionize metal 3D printing. For the past years the company has been quiet as a mouse about its process and intentions. A lot of speculation abounded as to what Velo3D could unleash upon the world. Today we learn that the company has developed […]

Velo3D raised $22 Million in 2015 and was working in secret to revolutionize metal 3D printing. For the past years the company has been quiet as a mouse about its process and intentions. A lot of speculation abounded as to what Velo3D could unleash upon the world....
3D Systems and K2M Group Holdings Join Capabilities to Collaborate on 3D Printed Implants

3D Systems and K2M Group Holdings Join Capabilities to Collaborate on 3D Printed Implants

This winter, K2M Group Holdings, the first top spine company to market a 3D printed titanium interbody device, announced that it had entered into a comprehensive development agreement with 3D Systems; the two also set up a separate supply agreement for K2M’s CASCADIA TL Interbody System, which features its Lamellar 3D Titanium technology. Now, in an effort to […]

This winter, K2M Group Holdings, the first top spine company to market a 3D printed titanium interbody device, announced that it had entered into a comprehensive development agreement with 3D Systems; the two also set up a separate supply agreement for...
Using Metal 3D Printing to Make an Innovative Bike Part

Using Metal 3D Printing to Make an Innovative Bike Part

EOS GmbH is the market leader in metal and plastic powder bed fusion systems. Also called selective laser sintering, laser sintering or SLS. The metal variants are called Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), Selective Laser Melting (SLM), Laser Melting and many other things. These industrial 3D printers are high throughput manufacturing solutions. I’m personally a massive […]

EOS GmbH is the market leader in metal and plastic powder bed fusion systems. Also called selective laser sintering, laser sintering or SLS. The metal variants are called Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), Selective Laser Melting (SLM), Laser Melting and many other...
Self Peeling Droplets: Can Droplet Control Help Improve 3D Printing?

Self Peeling Droplets: Can Droplet Control Help Improve 3D Printing?

MIT researchers Kripa Varanasi, Jolet de Ruiter, and Dan Soto have recently published a paper in Nature Physics detailing how they can control the adhesion of droplets on surfaces. By changing the thermal properties of a surface, the team has found that they can control if the droplet falling onto that surface will stick, bounce […]

MIT researchers Kripa Varanasi, Jolet de Ruiter, and Dan Soto have recently published a paper in Nature Physics detailing how they can control the adhesion of droplets on surfaces. By changing the thermal properties of a surface, the team has found that they can...
Airbus Defence and Space Enhances Satellite RF Filter Production with Metal 3D Printing

Airbus Defence and Space Enhances Satellite RF Filter Production with Metal 3D Printing

When it comes to 3D printing in the aerospace sector, France-based Airbus is one of the biggest adopters of the technology, and the company has teamed up with big names in the additive manufacturing industry like Dassault Systèmes, Sciaky, and Renishaw to develop and incorporate 3D printed airplane components. Recently, the company’s Defence and Space division, […]

When it comes to 3D printing in the aerospace sector, France-based Airbus is one of the biggest adopters of the technology, and the company has teamed up with big names in the additive manufacturing industry like Dassault Systèmes, Sciaky, and Renishaw to develop and...
Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to digitize its operations. Techniplas, which is ranked #35 in the Plastics News ranking of North American injection molders, is establishing an additive manufacturing center at […]

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to digitize its operations. Techniplas, which is ranked #35 in the...
Medical 3D Printing Solutions: 3D Systems Introduces Certified Partner Program, rms Company to Use 3DS Direct Metal Printing Technology

Medical 3D Printing Solutions: 3D Systems Introduces Certified Partner Program, rms Company to Use 3DS Direct Metal Printing Technology

Today, 3D Systems made an announcement that’s music to medical companies’ ears: in order to accelerate its precision healthcare offering for manufacturing medical devices, its new certified partner program for medical device additive manufacturing companies has officially launched. The company’s healthcare capabilities run the gamut from simulation, 3D printed surgical devices, instruments, and patient-specific models to bioprinting and Virtual Surgical […]

Today, 3D Systems made an announcement that’s music to medical companies’ ears: in order to accelerate its precision healthcare offering for manufacturing medical devices, its new certified partner program for medical device additive manufacturing...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. A concrete 3D printer prototype was […]

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest...
Researchers Are Able to Dissolve Support Structures in Metal 3D Printing, Offering Great Potential for Future

Researchers Are Able to Dissolve Support Structures in Metal 3D Printing, Offering Great Potential for Future

Dissolvable supports in 3D printing. It’s music to the ears of anyone who works with this technology in any capacity, well aware of the headaches that using supports can involve—and the lengths that we will go to for eliminating their use—perhaps even skipping certain projects we might otherwise have endeavored to try. Sometimes though, supports […]

Dissolvable supports in 3D printing. It’s music to the ears of anyone who works with this technology in any capacity, well aware of the headaches that using supports can involve—and the lengths that we will go to for eliminating their use—perhaps even skipping certain...
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