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3D Printing Partnerships Dominate News from Norsk Titanium

There are few companies that have been busier lately than Norsk Titanium. In the last few days, the additive manufacturing company and creator of Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) technology made…

Materialise Uses Advanced Visualization and 3D Printed Surgical Guides in Successful Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

Imagine you’re at the dentist’s office, having a routine cleaning and checkup, and the dental hygienist finds a tumor in your mouth. It sounds like a bad dream, but it…

Norsk Titanium Produces First FAA-Approved 3D Printed Structural Titanium Commercial Airplane Components for Boeing Dreamliner

When a company develops a unique technology, it’s understandable that they should want to keep it closely guarded, particularly in this digital era. Norsk Titanium has been developing their Rapid…

KLS Martin Group Uses LaserCUSING to 3D Print Patient-Specific Craniomaxillofacial Surgical Implants and Systems

Imagine looking in the mirror and not recognizing yourself…this can be an unfortunate reality for people with severe craniomaxillofacial (CMF) deformities or traumas. In addition to having one or more…

Space Systems Loral Launches a New Satellite and a New Era of Manufacturing With Partially 3D Printed JCSAT-110A

JCSAT-110A, formerly known as JCSAT-15, was launched into space in December 2016 at the request of Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, a leading satellite operator responsible for most of the…

For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in…

Aurora Labs Ships First 3D Printer in the S-Titanium Line, is Top IPO on ASX

Although metal 3D printers are still quite expensive, the technology has significantly gone down in cost over the past couple of years. Not long ago, metal printers were largely unaffordable…

3D Technology Enhances Healthcare Opportunities — A Few Questions For: 3D Systems

On Monday’s visit to 3D Systems, I gained insights into the company’s approach to high-tech healthcare. The company’s dedicated Healthcare Technology Center in Littleton, Colorado, one of three such facilities…

InfraTrac Successfully Applies Anti-Counterfeit Technology to 3D Printed Metal Parts

One of the most nagging concerns that plagues the 3D printing industry is that of intellectual property protection. Not only have there been plenty of issues surrounding the theft of…

Oerlikon: Swiss Company Announces Advanced Materials Facility in Michigan

It’s no surprise anymore that the fastest-growing sector in additive manufacturing revolves around metals. 3D printed metal offers incredible opportunity and benefits from waste and cost reduction to lightweight and…

3D Printed Titanium Garmin Cycle Mount Allows for Hands-Off Info While Traveling

Today it seems everywhere we turn, titanium is being used in place of conventional materials—and 3D printing is being employed over traditional processes. And as we delve further, printing with…

Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

With metal printing beginning to reach a high in the 3D industry and titanium as the up and coming trusty material for manufacturing spanning the gamut from bike frames to…

Spineart Receives CE Marking for Titanium Lumbar Interbody Systems

Unless you are in the medical field, or have been the recipient of a 3D printed implant, it’s easy to overlook the impacts that 3D technology is having in the…

Mirada Pro and Reynolds Technology Collaborate on Lightweight Titanium 3D Printed Bicycle Frame

As 3D printing technology and the corresponding materials continue to improve and expand on an industrial level, creating functional use-end production parts has become a more viable option for a…

Robot Bike Company Blends 3D Printed Titanium with Carbon Fiber for R160 Mountain Bike Frame

As someone who considers himself to be an avid cyclist, my calves get butterflies whenever I see or hear about 3D printing technology being utilized by a bicycle manufacturer. The effort…

Researchers Mix Titanium and Tantalum Alloys to Improve Stress Absorption of 3D Printed Implants

Alloys made of either titanium or tantalum hold a massive amount of value within the medical industry, particularly when it comes to 3D printing patient-specific implants. Over the past couple…

Materialise and Designer Benjamin Hubert Create the World’s First 3D Printed Consumer Wheelchair

London-based industrial designer Benjamin Hubert and his design company Layer will be debuting the first working prototype of their new 3D printed consumer wheelchair to 2016 Clerkenwell Design Week. The…

Metal 3D Printing and EBM Technology at São Paulo — A Few Questions For: Arcam

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo taking place just last week, the excitement lingers over everything that was shown at South America’s largest 3D printing event. We were certainly looking forward…

Metal 3D Printing in the Benelux: FMI Instrumed as First Provider of Orthopedic Titanium Implants

As we began to hear more and more about 3D printing with metal, interest began to pique around the world—and in fact, even many novices you speak with today may…

Italian Hospital Begins Using 3D Printed Prosthetic Bone Implants on Cancer Patients

There are more than a hundred different varieties of cancer, and many of them can present themselves in wildly inconsistent ways, at inconsistent times, seemingly at random. A friend who…

Gigi the Macaw is the Proud Recipient of the World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Beak

Over the weekend, I was hanging out with a family member when she told me about her friend’s dog, who recently had to have her leg amputated because of cancer….

Cancer Patient Receives 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae in History-Making Procedure

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer – any kind of cancer – is hard enough, but imagine being told that your particular type of cancer is going to cause you to…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 20

This week’s news is filled with 3D printing investments and collaborations on the business side of things. Becoming 3D has become a Value Added Reseller for Solidscape, and Materialise is…

Bangkok Surgeons Successfully Replace First Metacarpal with 3D Printed Titanium Bone

Those being introduced to 3D printing for the first time often see it as something akin to magic. With the click of a button we can suddenly make items we…