3d printing analysis

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

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 ongoing new releases, to seeing their first industrial metal 3D printer, as well as innovations like 3D printed smartphones and musical instruments, from our vantage point, Taiwan certainly […]

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 ongoing new releases, to seeing their first industrial metal 3D printer, as well...
Colorado: ADAPT 3D Printing Consortium Announces Sinter Print As Newest Member

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, 3D printing might be a major consideration. This wonderful state I live in is home to some of the most active, fit people you will […]

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, 3D printing might be a major consideration. This wonderful state I live in is home to some of the...
“You Can’t Improve What You Can’t Measure” – Authentise Releases 3Diax Machine Analytics to Solve that Problem

“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 protecting intellectual property to valuable tips from experts showing us how to print more successfully, avoiding those epic, day-ruining failures. For those involved in the […]

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 protecting intellectual property to valuable tips from experts showing us how to...
Swedish Grad Student Schools Us on 3D Printing & Durability in Master’s Thesis 

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 technology. From examining everything from toxicity to issues with porosity, teams in labs around the country—while not only immersed in the activity of using 3D […]

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 technology. From examining everything from toxicity to issues with...
The Reports of 3D Printing's Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

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 if I’d like to take on the latest codswallop (yes, she really uses that word) regarding the impending apocalypse of 3D printing, I was all […]

“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 if I’d like to take on the latest codswallop (yes, she really uses that word) regarding the impending...
3D Printing in Concrete to Expand Substantially, Projected to be $56.4 Million Industry by 2021

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 happened to all those lofty architectural plans that have yet to be seen on the ground. There aren’t 3D printers in every home yet, and […]

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 happened to all those lofty architectural plans that have yet to be seen on the ground. There...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for May 2016

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 of different printers, whether at the desktop or industrially. Here at 3DPrint.com, we’re continually fascinated to hear from 3D Hubs as they allow us to […]

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 of different printers, whether at the desktop or industrially. Here at 3DPrint.com, we’re...
Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry Expert

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 as we are inexpensive 3D printers being launched on Kickstarter. I eat up this stuff up—much to the confusion of some, dry as it often […]

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 as we are inexpensive 3D printers being launched on Kickstarter. I eat...
Get It Right the First Time: Perform a Stack-Up Analysis & More on Your 3D Printed Parts

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 yourself with the prerequisite flubs and blobs of melted filament, those more complex, multi-part designs begin to beckon and allow you to make prototypes as well […]

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 yourself with the prerequisite flubs and blobs of melted filament, those more complex,...
Futurist Blames Bre Pettis for Hitting Pause on 3D Printing--Don't Buy Stocks Now, Reboot Predicted

Futurist Blames Bre Pettis for Hitting Pause on 3D Printing--Don't Buy Stocks Now, Reboot Predicted

While it may be easy to see Dana Blankenhorn as just one more person giving investment advice and discussing the outlook of new technology, swimming out there in a heavily populated sea of such ‘experts,’ in ‘3D Printing Reboot,’ he hits the target fairly succinctly. Blankenhorn offers up numerous relevant examples showing that he’s informed […]

While it may be easy to see Dana Blankenhorn as just one more person giving investment advice and discussing the outlook of new technology, swimming out there in a heavily populated sea of such ‘experts,’ in ‘3D Printing Reboot,’ he hits the target fairly succinctly....
The Best Of: Aniwaa Compiles Dedicated & Concise Data to Help You with Your Desktop 3D Printer Purchase

The Best Of: Aniwaa Compiles Dedicated & Concise Data to Help You with Your Desktop 3D Printer Purchase

As the 3D printing industry has hit the big time—grabbing worldwide interest of makers of all ages and levels of expertise—the marketplace has become quite expansive. While many of us are just incredibly curious as to which machines are rising in the ranks and what it is that actually makes them special, thousands of people […]

As the 3D printing industry has hit the big time—grabbing worldwide interest of makers of all ages and levels of expertise—the marketplace has become quite expansive. While many of us are just incredibly curious as to which machines are rising in the ranks and what it...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2015

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2015

As 3D printing hits the mainstream harder than ever, it’s a fascinating and continual point of curiousity to find out which 3D printers are the bestsellers for top retailers like Best Buy and Amazon. The results are often surprising–just as they can be when you are out in the real world discussing the technology. Over the […]

As 3D printing hits the mainstream harder than ever, it’s a fascinating and continual point of curiousity to find out which 3D printers are the bestsellers for top retailers like Best Buy and Amazon. The results are often surprising–just as they can be when you...
Current MarketsandMarkets Report Predicts Rapid Growth in 3D Printing Gases Market, CAGR of 10.88% Expected From 2015-2020

Current MarketsandMarkets Report Predicts Rapid Growth in 3D Printing Gases Market, CAGR of 10.88% Expected From 2015-2020

It’s not often that we discuss what happens behind the scenes in 3D printing. With so many exciting innovations to discuss on a daily basis, from completely 3D printed rocket engines to 3D printed cadavers, the nuts and bolts–and the materials–very often take a back seat. And that’s why we take precious time out today to […]

It’s not often that we discuss what happens behind the scenes in 3D printing. With so many exciting innovations to discuss on a daily basis, from completely 3D printed rocket engines to 3D printed cadavers, the nuts and bolts–and the materials–very often...
Dedicated to the Full Time Facts & Figures of 3D Printing: Aniwaa Releases First 3D Printing Market Watch

Dedicated to the Full Time Facts & Figures of 3D Printing: Aniwaa Releases First 3D Printing Market Watch

It’s obvious that 3D printing is prevalent in major cities around the world, from New York to Milan, but you may be surprised to find out who is really using what to innovate, and where, and how much they spent overall. While we keep up with all the industry trends and analyses, we found some […]

It’s obvious that 3D printing is prevalent in major cities around the world, from New York to Milan, but you may be surprised to find out who is really using what to innovate, and where, and how much they spent overall. While we keep up with all the industry trends...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for December 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for December 2015

December is upon us and holiday shopping is in session all around the world, making this month’s 3D Hubs Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report and its data something we hold even closer than usual. The information I always like to check first is to see how the hubs have grown. This number just keeps going up, […]

December is upon us and holiday shopping is in session all around the world, making this month’s 3D Hubs Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report and its data something we hold even closer than usual. The information I always like to check first is to see how the...
Hexa Research Makes Projections for 3D Printing into 2020, Lack of Skill Sets May Impede Progression

Hexa Research Makes Projections for 3D Printing into 2020, Lack of Skill Sets May Impede Progression

Rocket thrusters. Microscopic art. . Complex face transplantation. Allowing us to innovate in an incredibly complex manner, the benefits of 3D printing are deceptively simple–and definitely undeniable. We can do what we’ve never done before. Check. We can do it faster, better, and with much less waste. Triple check. We can do it more affordably–meaning […]

Rocket thrusters. Microscopic art. . Complex face transplantation. Allowing us to innovate in an incredibly complex manner, the benefits of 3D printing are deceptively simple–and definitely undeniable. We can do what we’ve never done before. Check. We can do it...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2015

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2015

It’s not too hard to figure out who the major players are for the real desktop users in 3D printing as we follow nearly every innovator in the industry, and the one question we generally want to know is: how did you make it and what did you use? Not surprisingly, most of the information […]

It’s not too hard to figure out who the major players are for the real desktop users in 3D printing as we follow nearly every innovator in the industry, and the one question we generally want to know is: how did you make it and what did you use? Not surprisingly, most...
SmarTech Projects Huge Spending in 3D Printing for Space & Defense Aerospace Markets by 2022

SmarTech Projects Huge Spending in 3D Printing for Space & Defense Aerospace Markets by 2022

While not top secret or highly classified, there are some highly surprising figures when it comes to projections for revenues from space and defense aerospace spending for 2022. Looking at today, analysts now see the figures at $140 million for next year. By 2022, however, those figures should rise to a staggering $600 million. This […]

While not top secret or highly classified, there are some highly surprising figures when it comes to projections for revenues from space and defense aerospace spending for 2022. Looking at today, analysts now see the figures at $140 million for next year. By 2022,...
3D Printing Analysis of Automotive Market Shows Europe as Forerunner in Near Future

3D Printing Analysis of Automotive Market Shows Europe as Forerunner in Near Future

Keeping an eye on what’s going on in the 3D printing market on a daily basis, as well as perusing and publishing the monthly reports from 3D Hubs (which are extraordinarily helpful), it’s plain to see that while North America is still in the lead in terms of 3D printing, Europe is close behind. And […]

Keeping an eye on what’s going on in the 3D printing market on a daily basis, as well as perusing and publishing the monthly reports from 3D Hubs (which are extraordinarily helpful), it’s plain to see that while North America is still in the lead in terms of 3D...
Market Analysts Predict Significant Growth for 3D BioPrinting in the Next Decade, Point out Key Players

Market Analysts Predict Significant Growth for 3D BioPrinting in the Next Decade, Point out Key Players

We follow many different cases of scientists, medical professionals, and innovators who are involved in 3D bioprinting, as it is one of the most fascinating–and futuristic–areas of 3D printing, offering a glimpse into how we are learning to manipulate and use cell structures to great benefit. With the ultimate, far reaching goal being that of […]

We follow many different cases of scientists, medical professionals, and innovators who are involved in 3D bioprinting, as it is one of the most fascinating–and futuristic–areas of 3D printing, offering a glimpse into how we are learning to manipulate and...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for September 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for September 2015

It’s all in the details. The statistical details that is. Add some colorful graphs, and when it comes to finding out what’s new in the 3D printing industry, we’re gobbling it up greedily on a monthly basis–and apparently the rest of the world is too. This is one report that’s interesting to read because we […]

It’s all in the details. The statistical details that is. Add some colorful graphs, and when it comes to finding out what’s new in the 3D printing industry, we’re gobbling it up greedily on a monthly basis–and apparently the rest of the world is too. This is one...
Analysts Say You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet! 3D Printing Set to Boom Exponentially Over Next 5 Years

Analysts Say You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet! 3D Printing Set to Boom Exponentially Over Next 5 Years

While many of us may consider the 3D printing market to be looking pretty good, according to analysts–there’s a real boom ahead.  Over the next five years, analysts such as A.T. Kearney predict that these new technological processes will show their true validity, far beyond what you see today, with skyrocketing numbers. According to research at A.T. […]

While many of us may consider the 3D printing market to be looking pretty good, according to analysts–there’s a real boom ahead.  Over the next five years, analysts such as A.T. Kearney predict that these new technological processes will show their true...
i.materialise Lists Top 25 Most Popular 3D Modeling Software Programs in Use Today, Blender at #1

i.materialise Lists Top 25 Most Popular 3D Modeling Software Programs in Use Today, Blender at #1

Why do we choose a particular software for anything? Normally, because we want to be wowed with features that will make our lives easier and impress the world with how awesome and spectacular our creative work is. Choosing software products can be intimidating and overwhelming if you let it be, and if you choose to […]

Why do we choose a particular software for anything? Normally, because we want to be wowed with features that will make our lives easier and impress the world with how awesome and spectacular our creative work is. Choosing software products can be intimidating and...
Global Shipments of Sub-$5,000 Desktop 3D Printers Rise 114% Year-over-year According to CONTEXT

Global Shipments of Sub-$5,000 Desktop 3D Printers Rise 114% Year-over-year According to CONTEXT

You know 3D printing has hit the mainstream in every way possible when your grandmother is cutting out newspaper articles and mailing them to you for DIY ideas. You know the technology is popular when your newlywed friends are posting Facebook pictures of their 3D printed wedding cake figurine toppers. It’s obvious we are immersed as […]

You know 3D printing has hit the mainstream in every way possible when your grandmother is cutting out newspaper articles and mailing them to you for DIY ideas. You know the technology is popular when your newlywed friends are posting Facebook pictures of their 3D...
3DPrintCloud: Materialise Offers Users Sophisticated Toolbox for Analyzing, Repairing, Optimizing 3D Prints

3DPrintCloud: Materialise Offers Users Sophisticated Toolbox for Analyzing, Repairing, Optimizing 3D Prints

Materialise is more than just a mover and a shaker in the 3D printing industry. This company is comprised of a worldwide team that cares, and has certainly made substantial strides to demonstrate that–evidenced by countless innovations in 3D printing. Since 1990, they have been one of the leaders for defining innovation and impact with […]

Materialise is more than just a mover and a shaker in the 3D printing industry. This company is comprised of a worldwide team that cares, and has certainly made substantial strides to demonstrate that–evidenced by countless innovations in 3D printing. Since...

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