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2020 Industrial Polymer 3D Printer Buying Guide

Industrial 3D printers are those used by companies on the factory floor, generally for manufacturing end products. In a lot of cases, they can also be used for making items…

2019 Industrial 3D Printing Buying Guide

Industrial 3D printers are systems that are used for manufacturing. These systems are generally costly and offer high throughput and yield. They often require a lot of ancillary equipment, training,…

3D Printing and the Circular Economy Part 6: CNC Machining

This is a brief article based on the differences between 3D printing and CNC machining in terms of waste. This part 6 of this series on the circular economy.

Industry Experts Interviews with Alessio Lorusso of Roboze

This is an indepth interview with Alessio Lorusso. He is the CEO and founder of Roboze. He has great insight on his organization as well as the additive manufacturing space as a whole.

Industry Experts – Tom Yang of Febtop

This is an interview with Tom Yang, the CEO of Febtop. He and his team have created a novel device that has great implications for makers.

Interview with Sean Looi of Creatz3D on 3D Printing in Singapore and Vietnam

We’re doing a series of interviews with 3D printing resellers worldwide. Resellers thrive when an industry is doing well, in charge of distributing and supporting products overseas they are a…

Interview with Xioneer CEO Andrei Neboian at the TCT Show

Xioneer impressed me with its multiple material bays that let one pre-dry filament inside the printer. In this way, one could condition the filament on the machine itself and prepare…

Will a 25% Tariff on Chinese 3D Printing Filament Affect 3D Printing?

The always excellent Hackaday pointed out that tariffs may be put on 3D printing filament. They looked at the Tariff List of the Second Tranche of Tariffs that will be implemented…

What’s New in 3D Printing? Todd Grimm’s Look at a Busy Six Months

3D printing, as anyone watching the industry understands, is a busy business. Few know this quite so thoroughly as industry expert Todd Grimm, President of T. A. Grimm & Associates,…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires…

To Slash Product Design Cycles by 50%, Hyundai Opens New Design Studio Equipped with 3D Printing Technology

Three years ago, the government of South Korea formed a 3D Printing Industry Development Council and unveiled a plan to expand the country’s 3D printing infrastructure on a national scale….

Penn State Shenango Opens Startup Incubator, Complete with 3D Printers and a Makerspace

While people go to college to learn in the classroom, gaining real life experience is also helpful, no matter what your major is; for example, medical students have used 3D printed…

Ultimaker Unveils Their Next Generation 3D Printer, the Ultimaker 3

For those looking to buy their first 3D printer or printer owners who are looking to trade up, buying a desktop 3D printer can be a real headache. There’s a…

iMakr Sponsors Summer Merit Program for 3D Printing, Electronics and Programming Classes

It has been said that 3D printing is the wave of the future. While some outside observers and industry experts see a slowdown in the adoption of 3D printing technology…

3D & 4D Technology Market Expected to be Worth $314 Billion by 2022

While most of us are still sitting around waiting for Virtual Reality technology to happen, it already seems to be having an impact on the business world. Just about every…

Philadelphia MakerSpace NextFab Helps Inventor Start a Shovelution

The Shovelution is a spring-loaded second handle add-on that can be attached to just about any snow shovel. The user simply attaches it on to the shovel’s handle and it…

3D Print Machine and Material Database Senvol Now Offers API Access

The database compiled by Senvol was designed to capture information about additive manufacturing’s machines and materials in a way that is searchable in a variety of categories. This means that…

Data Company Aniwaa Seeks to Simplify Search for 3D Printing Knowledge

In 2012, childhood friends Martin Lansard and Pierre-Antoine Arrighi decided to stop talking about their idea and turn it in to a reality. For years, they had faced the difficulty…

HyVision Unveils Cubicon Style 3D Printer and Adds MyMiniFactory Support to Cubicreator Software

I’ve been using the Cubicon Single for some time now. As previously reported, I was very impressed with its features when I saw it at Inside 3D Printing Seoul. It’s…

Russian 3D Printer, The VolgoBot 1.0 is Unveiled & Beta Version is Released

Russia is a country which has really been breaking ground within the 3D printing space as of late. More and more manufacturers of 3D printers and 3D printing materials are…

Futur3D Unveils New 3DWARF & 3DWARF+ DLP 3D Printers

Based in Prague, 3D printer manufacturer Futur3D isn’t new to the game. The company has already rolled out a pair of FDM delta printer designs, but with their 3DWARF and 3DWARF+,…

Borealis Project Looks to Create Large, Super Fast 3D Metal Printers With Multiple Laser Technologies in One

Metal 3D printing is a technology that has been around for quite some time, but in that time, only very large corporations have had access to the great benefits that…

Looking for a New DIY 3D Printer to Build? Check Out the iTopie’s New Design

While more and more people explore and adopt 3D printers and 3D printing technology, they tend to buy popular, pre-manufactured machines like MakerBots and Printrbots. But the roots of the…

Stratasys Details How 3D Printing Will Impact the Manufacturing Process, at Inside 3D Printing Seoul

Daniel Thomsen, General Manager for Stratasys Korea, gave a keynote at the Inside 3D Printing Seoul Conference and Expo. He discussed how 3D printing is upending traditional manufacturing. A little…