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An Unforgettable AMUG | 3D Printing Leadership Redefined in 2021

“Please wear a mask in public spaces,” the Hilton Hotel lobby signage makes it pretty clear upon arrival that they want their guests to feel comfortable and safe while on…

AMUG 2021: PostProcess Technologies and Carbon Partner for Automated Resin Removal in 3D Printing

It has apparently become clear to 3D printer manufacturers that the post-processing firms are big enough now to integrate their finishing technologies can be more directly integrated into their ecosystems….

3D Printing News Briefs, April 28, 2021: Ural Federal University, Criar Designs, Oryx Additive

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got physicists 3D printing magnets, a new company 3D printing custom silicone sex toys, and a more ergonomic water-pressure cleaning station…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 3, 2021: Mirai Foods, Markforged, DyeMansion, Fictiv, Lithoz

With stories ranging from funding for 3D printed meat products and on-demand print finishing services to a new entry-level ceramic 3D printer, we’ve got plenty of news to cover in…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 10, 2020: Xometry, 3DEO, PostProcess Technologies, Digital Manufacturing Centre

We’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xometry has made two new appointments to its board of directors, and 3DEO announced another shipment milestone. PostProcess Technologies has a…

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Solvent Recycling for 3D Printers With Sidewinder Power

When you first launch your 3D printing business, you may not know about all the unique responsibilities you are taking on.  However, as soon as you dive deeper into the…

Is This the Best Way to Manually Post-Process an FDM 3D Printed Part?

Researchers Jinjin Liu, Hai Gu, Bin Li, Lu Zhu, Jie Jiang, and Jie Zhang from the Nantong Institute of Technology and Jiangsu Key Laboratory of 3D Printing Equipment and Application published a paper, titled “Research on…

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5 Professional Finishing Options for FDM Parts

Despite the advances of other technologies, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) remains the go-to 3D printing process for prototypes and simple plastic parts. It’s fast, it’s cheap, and there are thousands…

Presentations on 3D Printing Trends and Projects at RAPID 2019

I didn’t just visit companies at their booths during the recent RAPID + TCT – I made time in my schedule to attend a few interesting sessions as well, including…

Maker and Veteran Tim O’Sullivan Completes Third Life-Size 3D Printed Movie Character Suit

A project that began as an ambitious therapeutic task for military veteran Tim O’Sullivan after he returned home wounded from combat has evolved into something so much greater. In 2016,…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 22, 2019

We’ve got some exciting dental news to share first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Stratasys just announced its new full-color dental 3D printer at LMT Lab Day. Moving…

Hirtenberger’s Hirtisation Technology Brings Speed and Automation to Post-Processing

As 3D printers become more advanced and capable of handling actual series production, there are still challenges that arise, and one of those is the necessity of post-processing. Removing supports…

PostProcess Technologies Uses Hybrid DECI Duo Solution to Achieve Excellent Surface Finish for 3D Printed Shrouded Impellers

PostProcess Technologies, which expanded its channel partner coverage in North America this spring, is well known for its software and post-printing solutions. With its automated Hybrid DECI Duo solution, PostProcess helps its…

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IST Offers Solutions to Safely Recycle and Reuse Waste Solvents from 3D Print Finishing

Substances which dissolve a solute are called solvents – normally liquids, but these can also be gases and solids. Organic solvents are used in all sorts of everyday applications, such…

DyeMansion Showcasing Print-to-Product Workflow at RAPID, Bringing 3D Print Finishing Technology to US

Munich-based startup DyeMansion, known for its unique post-processing technology for SLS 3D printed parts, developed the first coloring system for powder 3D printed parts in the world back in 2015. The…

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most…

3D Printing Finishing Tool Hits the Market: Retouch3D is Finally Available

While life would be so much easier if all of our 3D prints came off the print bed looking sparkly and perfect (okay, maybe not sparkly), post-processing and finishing techniques…

DyeMansion Wins German Accelerator Tech Program, Bringing DM60 Coloring System for 3D Printed Parts to Silicon Valley

We’ve been following the progress and growth of Munich-based DyeMansion, which developed the world’s first coloring system for parts additively manufactured from powder, since the innovative startup welcomed EOS founder…

DyeMansion Takes 3D Printing Color Technology to AMUG, Looking Forward to Future Events & Business in the US

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in Chicago, where companies working with 3D printing technologies gathered for a week to talk technology. Recently, we…

Design Firm Calls on Ogle Models to Create 3D Printed British Telecom Telephone Model

Who would have thought that when the famed British singer Adele dropped her smash hit “Hello” in 2015, that maybe someday she could be calling her long-lost lover from a…

Artists and Makers Say Goodbye to Sanding & Hello to Glossy 3D Prints with PolySmooth & Polysher

When we look at works of art, it’s rare that we consider how many hours—often challenging and painstaking ones—went into making something so exclusive. We are drawn to authentic, handcrafted…

Add Elegance & Strength to Your 3D Printed Models with Ira3D’s New Chrome Plating

Like the world of 3D printing and innovations that continue to blow our minds, Ira3D is one of those dynamic companies that continue to wow us at each turn. Just…

Get 3D Printed Parts That Look Like Injection Molded Parts with Polymaker’s PolySmooth and the Polysher

While 3D printing has come a long way in the last decade, the one thing that the technology just hasn’t been able to beat is the striation marks left behind…

Smooth Your 3D Prints in No Time with Finissage 1069 from SLS 3D

Time to talk about everyone’s favorite topic – finishing 3D prints! I know some people who, unfamiliar with 3D printing, think that the perfectly smooth, polished-looking figurines and other objects…