3d printing analysis

3D Printing in India: Slow Adoption & What the Future Holds

Researchers from India are exploring the economic potential of 3D printing technology globally, and in relation to their own country, releasing the findings of their study in ‘A Study on…

3DP AIPerfecter Offers Part Analysis to 3D Printing Service Bureaus

Service bureaus offer the ability to have prototypes and parts fabricated on professional equipment (especially important as some designers may not have access to any 3D printing resources) and in…

Scott Dunham: SmarTech Industry Forecasts for Metal and Medical/Dental 3D Printing

The 2020 Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) event ended earlier this week in Boston. The summit was focused on the business of 3D printing in medical, dental, and metals, so it…

The Promise of 3D Printing Sustainable Society & Development

Italian researchers from the University of Chieti-Pescara are exploring the ongoing pervasiveness of 3D printing and additive manufacturing and what that really means for the future in ‘Investigation of the…

Benchmarking Parts to Compare Entry-Level Desktop 3D Printers to Stratasys Systems

Authors R.I. Campbell, D.J. de Beer, E. Pei, and M. Martorelli give us their insights on a variety of entry-level 3D printers in the recently published ‘Benchmarking of Maternal Extrusion…

Are Ejecta the Reason for Flaws in Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing?

While users around the globe are busy creating one stunning innovation after another in 3D printing—and some with the ability to change production forever—researchers are just as busy in the…

How Can We Evaluate the Aesthetics in 3D Printed Parts?

In ‘A methodology for evaluating the aesthetic quality of 3D printed parts,’ the authors delve more deeply into the aesthetics of 3D printing, and why they are important. The overall…

Recycled PLA Shows Highly Variable Strength

3D printing, as well as 4D printing, have opened up an ever-expanding realm of hardware, software, and unique methods for constructing complex geometries. Along with that though also comes a…

University of Texas Thesis Improves Tensile Strength of FDM Parts Through Annealing and Pressure

Improving strength in parts is a topic of ongoing study in 3D printing, and thesis student, Rhugdhrivya Rane, at The University of Texas at Arlington, recently tackled the subject further…

Interlayer Adhesion Improvements for 3D Construction Printing

Interlayer adhesion is a common problem that users often battle in 3D printing, and Swinburne University of Technology researchers Taylor Marchment, Jay Sanjayan, and Ming Xia address the topic further…

Lot of One: Will Warehouses Sit Empty as 3D Printing Customization Kills Mass Manufacturing?

John Jordan, of Penn State University, understands the vast implications of 3D printing technology on the world and industrial production. Manufacturing as we know it, along with how we create…

SmarTech Analysis Reports on Projections for 3D Printed Eyewear Industry from 2019-2028

SmarTech Analysis is peering into the world of eyewear, with projections for the industry over the next decade in ‘Markets for 3D-Printed Eyewear 2019-2028.’ The company, a leader in commercial…

Russia: Researchers Examine Porosity Issue in 3D Printing

3D printing opens up infinite new realms of creativity to innovators around the world, whether they are bioprinting or making surgical implants, cars, rocket engine components, or running shoes. Along…

Researchers Develop Robotic Arm System for Studying Irregular 3D Printed Parts

The 3D printing industry today encompasses a wide range of software, hardware, and materials—not to mention many different peripheral products and technologies that are available to help in areas such…

Wohlers Report 2017: The Real Authority on 3D Printing

True authority on a matter comes from both experience and respect, and these are the underlying foundations on which Wohlers Associates, Inc. has built up over the last three decades….

Taiwan Determined to Break Out as Leader in 3D Printing, ITRI is Behind New Alliance

As a whole, it seems like Taiwan’s future in 3D printing is pretty bright. From continually covering one of their star manufacturers, XYZprinting (also headquartered in the US) and their…

Colorado: ADAPT 3D Printing Consortium Announces Sinter Print As Newest Member

If the gold rush, the green rush, fourteeners galore, and epic skiing, hiking, camping, and fishing had not already put the rugged state of Colorado on the map long ago,…

“You Can’t Improve What You Can’t Measure” – Authentise Releases 3Diax Machine Analytics to Solve that Problem

Authentise has made a business out of helping 3D printing leaders continue to stay on top of their own games with a range of products and services, from tools offering streaming while…

Swedish Grad Student Schools Us on 3D Printing & Durability in Master’s Thesis 

Today as we see 3D printing becoming a more mainstream tool despite many differing opinions on what its future might hold, we also see researchers and scientists spending more time testing the…

The Reports of 3D Printing’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain   Like most, I revel in the idea of an argument I can win, so when our editor-in-chief asked…

3D Printing in Concrete to Expand Substantially, Projected to be $56.4 Million Industry by 2021

Construction is one of the main areas 3D printing has been projected to impact substantially, all along. It also tends to be the example of choice for critics asking what…

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for May 2016

As late spring begins to border on summertime, makers are busier than ever—which means that 3D Hubs networks are busy pumping out models around the globe, and on a variety…

Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry Expert

As the 3D printing industry has heated up to previously unforetold measures, allowing for a continually growing and fiercely competitive marketplace, we are suddenly and nearly as awash in reports…

Get It Right the First Time: Perform a Stack-Up Analysis & More on Your 3D Printed Parts

3D printing can be addictive from every level, whether you are working in the home or office. Once you move past making the initial keychains and phone cases, and humbling…