3d printed molds

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: February 25, 2024

It’s another busy week of webinars and events in the AM industry, including Silicone Expo Europe in Amsterdam, an open house for Massivit in North America, and the AM for…

Fictiv’s Global Manufacturing Network Now Includes Sheet Metal, Die Casting, and Compression Molding

Fictiv, the San Francisco-based, digital manufacturing network, has added three new manufacturing capabilities to its repertoire: sheet metal forming, die casting, and compression molding. This brings Fictiv’s total number of…

Power Management Giant Eaton Taps Foundry Lab for Unique 3D Printing Tech

Foundry Lab, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company based in Wellington, New Zealand, announced that it has formed a partnership with global power management leader Eaton Corporation. Through the partnership,…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 21, 2023: 3D Printed Molds, Bridges, & More

We’ll kick things off in 3D Printing News Briefs with business, and then move on to critical spare parts for the battleground, an analysis of 3D printed vs. wood molds,…

Hankook Unveils Cutting-Edge 3D Printing Hub in Korea’s Daejeon Tech District

Hankook Precision Works, a subsidiary of the Hankook & Company Group (formerly Hankook Tire), has inaugurated the “3D Printing Convergence Technology Center” at the Korea Engineering Lab in the Yuseong…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 9, 2023

Webinars and events in the 3D printing industry are ramping back up again this week! Stratasys continues its cross-country tour of the U.S. and will also host one of its…

Leading Packaging Supplier Omni-Pac Uses HP to 3D Print Molded Fiber Tooling

Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced that Omni-Pac Group, a leading European supplier of molded fiber packaging, is purchasing 3D printed fiber packaging tools from HP. Molded fiber is also known as…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: April 23, 2023

Once again, we’ve got a lot of offerings in this week’s roundup, with Velo3D’s Roadshow making a stop in Denver and TechBlick holding a virtual learning and networking session. There…

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Masks for Pediatric Burn Patients Made Possible with Formlabs SLS 3D Printers

Pediatric rehabilitation center Romans Ferrari is said to be one of the best places for children to recover from severe trauma, including burns. The center, which is near Lyon in…

Louisville Slugger Knocks it out of the Park Designing Bats with Formlabs 3D Printers

In 2022, historical bat brand Louisville Slugger revealed a new strategy to optimize its product, combining digital simulation for the design process and 3D motion capture technology for comprehensive baseball…

Simplifyber’s 3D Printed Molds Enable Sustainable, Biodegradable Fashion

While fashion can be really fun, it’s also a very wasteful industry. As Kornit Digital CEO Ronen Samuel said at the company’s Fashion Week in Tel Aviv this year, 28…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 16, 2022: Lawsuit, Software, & Aerospace Case Studies

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll share the latest update in the Continuous Composites lawsuit against Markforged. Next, nTopology has released an advanced lattice generation tool. Finally,…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 7, 2022: Construction & Research

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs will start off with some construction news, as COBOD has released a 3D construction printer configurator, and a Japanese company says it’s 3D printed a…

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Interview: How HP’s Acquisition Boosts 3D Printing for Eco-Friendly Containers

HP has acquired Choose Packaging, an Edinburgh, Scotland-based startup that makes paper containers that can be used instead of packaging for drinks, laundry detergent, make-up, or food. Key to the…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 29, 2021: Research, Molds, & Bridges

We’re starting off with some heavy-duty research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs as scientists from Pusan National University are 4D printing humidity-responsive polymers and 3D printed components are helping…

Australian Researchers 3D Print Molds to Create Tiny, Intricate Bioscaffolds

Tissue engineering—optimizing on the human body’s ability to heal itself in order to rebuild muscle and bone—is a major 3D printing application, as it can be used to fabricate the…

3D Printing Enables XOMA Superfoods’ Compostable Single-Use Coffee Pods

It’s good to be aware of your vices, and one of my biggest is my Keurig coffeemaker…or rather, the single-use K-cup coffee pods that it uses. Obviously, one step better…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 24, 2021: NSWC Carderock Division, Tel Aviv University, Integza

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering several different applications for which the technology can be used: maritime and military, electronics and medical research, and engines. A new digital…

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UMaine 3D Printing Massive Wind Turbine Molds

As global society shifts to renewable energy, there will likely be efforts to make the production of wind turbines faster and more efficient. Fortunately for those involved, 3D printing will…

Wevolver and Mitsubishi Team up for KyronMAX Design Challenge with $25,000 Prize

Additive manufacturing (AM) provides product designers and engineers a high degree of geometric freedom. However, compared to injection molding, the material selection available in AM is incredibly limited. There are…

Non-Profits Make Affordable Prosthetic Liners in Ecuador with 3D Printed Molds

Two non-profits are making prosthetic care more sustainable and accessible in Ecuador. Operation Namaste and the Range of Motion Project (ROMP) partnered to establish in-country fabrication of prosthetic silicone liners…

Structur3d Begins Shipping Inj3ctor Desktop Injection Molding Platform

Ontario, Canada’s Structur3d is attempting to bring injection molding to the desktop with its newest product. The Inj3ctor Platform is low-cost method for injection molding rubber parts that may make…

Formlabs Launches New 3D Printing Resins for Dental, Engineering, and Manufacturing Applications

Less than a year after acquiring its main material supplier, professional 3D printer and materials developer Formlabs continues to introduce new materials to its vast portfolio in order to help…

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…