3d printed tools

Wiesemann 1893 Offers Free Files for 3D Printed Tools and Accessories

Manuel Siskowski, founder of startup Wiesemann 1893, is reminding us not to forget the serious potential for self-sustainability with 3D printing, and especially when in a pinch; in fact, he…

Airbus Subsidiary Uses Full-Color Multi Jet Fusion for Maintenance Tooling

Among the most exciting aspects of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology when initially unveiled was the ability to 3D print functional objects in a full range of color. Though…

5 3D Printing for Agriculture Applications

Agriculture stands to gain more from technology than many other industries. Farming is critical to both an individual farmer’s livelihood and to the entirety of society. As such, everyone benefits…

Fraunhofer ILT: Making Tungsten Carbide-Cobalt Cutting Tools with LPBF 3D Printing

Obviously, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT does a lot of work with lasers, and, in the same vein, with metal 3D printing processes that use lasers. Now, it’s teaming…

Ford and trinckle Partnering to Automate Design of 3D Printed Production Tools

Popular automotive manufacturer Ford, which has long used 3D printing to fabricate assembly tools and was recently recognized for its work with the technology, is now partnering up with award-winning…

Ford Recognized for Work with Automotive 3D Printing

Several major automotive manufacturers have been utilizing 3D printing, and Ford is one of them. Recently, the company has been recognized for its work in 3D printing. For the first…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 26, 2018

We have plenty of business, material, and 3D printer news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D printing led to increased savings for GM over the…

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SME Announces Keynote Speakers for RAPID + TCT: 3D Printing in Sports, Aerospace, Medicine, The Future

Nonprofit organization SME, which supports the manufacturing industry, has spent months getting ready for the 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference, which begins this Monday, April 23, in Fort Worth, Texas….

3D Printing with Human Waste: Astroplastic Takes Raw Materials from Colon to Mars Colony

While many people may still think that plastic is the only 3D printable material out there, that’s definitely not the case. Obviously there’s metal 3D printing, and biomaterials, flexible filaments…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and…

Zortrax 3D Printers Crucial to the Success of NASA Engineers in Creating Tools

NASA has been making use of 3D printing long before the general public even knew it existed. As the technology has made its way into the mainstream, however, NASA keeps…

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

3D printing can be used on the automotive assembly line to make car parts, components, and prototypes that are more lightweight and have faster turnaround times, as well as production…

3D Printing of Ophthalmology Medical Devices and Tools May Be Eligible for R&D Tax Credits

Scientists and doctors have been experimenting with ways to correct vision by way of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing capabilities have proved that 3D printed medical devices can be used in…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 30, 2018

As January comes to a close, we’ve got all the latest 3D printing news wrapped up for you in one location with today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. Rize…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert…

Chemistry with Highly Reactive Reagents in 3D Printed Reaction Vessels

3D printing has developed towards a useful tool in laboratories for chemical, physical and biotechnological research. Typical applications for 3D printed objects are stopped flow microreactors, where uniquely optimized geometries…

GKN Driveline Speeds Production with Stratasys 3D Printer

Lately, GKN has been sharpening its focus on additive manufacturing, most notably with the formation of GKN Additive earlier this month. Even as the company forms a new division for…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project,…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D…

Ricoh Turns to Stratasys 3D Printing for 2D Printer Production

Like many other producers of traditional office equipment, Ricoh has made clear its intentions to enter the 3D printing market. The reasons for doing so are clear; the demand for equipment…

R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Hand Tools

Society has come a long way in tool technology since the first tools were used during the Stone Age hundreds of thousands of years ago. Today, like our primal relatives…

Desktop 3D Printing on the Automotive Assembly Line — A Few Questions For: Volkswagen Autoeuropa

3D printing has its roots in rapid prototyping, and the technology remains a key resource for those looking to cut time and costs in bringing new products to market. The…

NanoSteel Introduces New Tool Steel Material for Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

There’s been quite a bit of talk about steel in the 3D printing world lately. It’s not among the most common 3D printing materials yet, but its profile and potential…