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3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene 3D Lab and BigRep introduced new filaments. CRP Technology will be attending the Rapid.Tech 2017 trade show later this month, and 3Dexter will collaborate with Sightline […]

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene 3D Lab and BigRep introduced new filaments. CRP...
Triton 3D Offers Stratasys-Compatible FDM/FFF 3D Printing Materials at Significantly Lower Costs

Triton 3D Offers Stratasys-Compatible FDM/FFF 3D Printing Materials at Significantly Lower Costs

Triton 3D, a supplier of OEM-compatible 3D printing materials, has just launched an online platform through which customers can purchase lower-cost alternatives to various Stratasys 3D printing materials, such as Ultem™ PEI, Polycarbonate, and ESD-Safe ABS. Triton 3D is also aiming to expand the range of Stratasys-compatible materials by offering value-added grades that can be used […]

Triton 3D, a supplier of OEM-compatible 3D printing materials, has just launched an online platform through which customers can purchase lower-cost alternatives to various Stratasys 3D printing materials, such as Ultem™ PEI, Polycarbonate, and ESD-Safe ABS. Triton 3D...
More 3D Printing Materials and Methods: Innovation at RAPID 2017 and Beyond

More 3D Printing Materials and Methods: Innovation at RAPID 2017 and Beyond

Today is the last day for RAPID + TCT, and it’s been an exciting, packed week that we’ll continue to share news from even after the show closes. Some companies in particular have stood out with a number of announcements and product releases, and one of those companies is SABIC. The petrochemical manufacturer proudly showcased […]

Today is the last day for RAPID + TCT, and it’s been an exciting, packed week that we’ll continue to share news from even after the show closes. Some companies in particular have stood out with a number of announcements and product releases, and one of...
3D Print with Stone: Formfutura Announces StoneFil Filament

3D Print with Stone: Formfutura Announces StoneFil Filament

Recently, we learned that 3D printer manufacturer CEL Robox and materials manufacturer Formfutura had formed a partnership, so Robox could sell FormFutura’s engineering-grade TitanX material. But while Formfutura, headquartered in the Netherlands, released several new materials in 2016, from three new thermoplastics to MetalFil PLA filament, the company hasn’t unveiled any new materials since its EasyCork filament […]

Recently, we learned that 3D printer manufacturer CEL Robox and materials manufacturer Formfutura had formed a partnership, so Robox could sell FormFutura’s engineering-grade TitanX material. But while Formfutura, headquartered in the Netherlands, released...
Robox Now Offering Formfutura's TitanX 3D Printer Filament

Robox Now Offering Formfutura's TitanX 3D Printer Filament

Whenever we hear from CEL Robox, we know it’s going to be an interesting story; the UK-based 3D printer manufacturer has been a fascinating one to follow ever since their Kickstarter-smashing beginnings in 2013. When we last heard from them a couple of months ago, they were introducing the Tree, Root and Mote systems through another […]

Whenever we hear from CEL Robox, we know it’s going to be an interesting story; the UK-based 3D printer manufacturer has been a fascinating one to follow ever since their Kickstarter-smashing beginnings in 2013. When we last heard from them a couple of months...
The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell out any of the […]

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell...
Here's What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

Here's What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to call the “nerd factor.” This is a good thing: sometimes it’s just fun to play using 3D printers and scanners, creating 3D printed Death Stars, 3D […]

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to call the “nerd factor.” This is a good thing: sometimes it’s just fun to play...
Pinshape and Made In Space Announce Space Design Contest

Pinshape and Made In Space Announce Space Design Contest

My husband and I own the first seven seasons of The Big Bang Theory on DVD, and earlier this week we were watching the episodes where engineer Howard Wolowitz travels to the International Space Station (ISS) as a payload specialist. If you’re not familiar, he goes a little stir-crazy at the end of his time […]

My husband and I own the first seven seasons of The Big Bang Theory on DVD, and earlier this week we were watching the episodes where engineer Howard Wolowitz travels to the International Space Station (ISS) as a payload specialist. If you’re not familiar, he...
Difference in Active and Passive Cooling When 3D Printing Plastic Objects

Difference in Active and Passive Cooling When 3D Printing Plastic Objects

Both active and passive cooling methods are widely utilized for 3D printing plastic-based products. However, comparisons between the two suggest that active cooling will most likely lead to more accurate and precise creation of objects. Two plastic filaments, ABS and PLA, are most often used to 3D print rapid prototypes. These filaments are often the […]

Both active and passive cooling methods are widely utilized for 3D printing plastic-based products. However, comparisons between the two suggest that active cooling will most likely lead to more accurate and precise creation of objects. Two plastic filaments, ABS and...
taulman3D Releases Black Version of Flexible and Durable PCTPE Filament 

taulman3D Releases Black Version of Flexible and Durable PCTPE Filament 

In order to take 3D printing technology to the next forefront of innovation, it’s critically important that corresponding materials are enhanced to provide higher functionality and quality in prints. One company that has led the way for material advancement is taulman3D, a filament producer that consistently rolls out new products that all make the most […]

In order to take 3D printing technology to the next forefront of innovation, it’s critically important that corresponding materials are enhanced to provide higher functionality and quality in prints. One company that has led the way for material advancement is...
Graphene 3D Lab Develops and Patents State-of-the-Art G6-ImpactTM  Graphene Composite

Graphene 3D Lab Develops and Patents State-of-the-Art G6-ImpactTM Graphene Composite

One of the most important factors to expanding the capabilities of 3D printing technology is the advancement of materials, the development of more functional and higher-quality filaments. With intensive material research still underway, graphene has quickly arisen as one of the most mechanically sound elements on the planet. Not only is the nearly transparent material one […]

One of the most important factors to expanding the capabilities of 3D printing technology is the advancement of materials, the development of more functional and higher-quality filaments. With intensive material research still underway, graphene has quickly arisen as...
3Dynamic Systems Introduces Ultra-High-Strength Carbon Fibre Filament

3Dynamic Systems Introduces Ultra-High-Strength Carbon Fibre Filament

When it comes to improving the mechanical qualities of the objects we are able to produce with 3D printing, there’s no beating around the bush; enhancing the materials we use is a critical factor in the overall viability of the technology. Carbon fiber, which is a unique material known for being both durable and lightweight, is one […]

When it comes to improving the mechanical qualities of the objects we are able to produce with 3D printing, there’s no beating around the bush; enhancing the materials we use is a critical factor in the overall viability of the technology. Carbon fiber, which is a...
Greater Strength, Higher Performance: Ultimaker Releases Four New Professional 3D Printing Materials

Greater Strength, Higher Performance: Ultimaker Releases Four New Professional 3D Printing Materials

Ultimaker is one of those rare, well rounded companies that’s offering just about everything their makers could possibly want from the desktop with a simple, high-quality menu of hardware, materials, and compatible software and apps. Historically, the 3D printer manufacturer, famed for their Ultimaker 2 series, has offered both ABS and PLA filaments of their […]

Ultimaker is one of those rare, well rounded companies that’s offering just about everything their makers could possibly want from the desktop with a simple, high-quality menu of hardware, materials, and compatible software and apps. Historically, the 3D printer...
Type A Machines Unveils EverydayPLA and PerformancePLA Filaments, Releases Cura 1.5

Type A Machines Unveils EverydayPLA and PerformancePLA Filaments, Releases Cura 1.5

When it comes to the 3D printing, as most of us know, there’s a lot more that contributes to the process than just your printer hardware. It takes a complete ecosystem, one that includes design software, a slicer, materials, and more. The California-based 3D printing company Type A Machines certainly understands this, and has worked […]

When it comes to the 3D printing, as most of us know, there’s a lot more that contributes to the process than just your printer hardware. It takes a complete ecosystem, one that includes design software, a slicer, materials, and more. The California-based 3D printing...
3D Printing Systems Unveils the Bunker: A Smart Filament Cartridge System

3D Printing Systems Unveils the Bunker: A Smart Filament Cartridge System

As many of our readers utilizing desktop 3D printers have come to know, there’s nothing quite as frustrating as returning to your printer expecting to see a finished model, only to find that you’ve run out of filament or clogged up your extruder while in the midst of the process. But, that disappointment could soon become […]

As many of our readers utilizing desktop 3D printers have come to know, there’s nothing quite as frustrating as returning to your printer expecting to see a finished model, only to find that you’ve run out of filament or clogged up your extruder while in the midst of...
Formfutura Rolls Out EasyCork Filament: Lightweight, Impact Resistant & No Warping

Formfutura Rolls Out EasyCork Filament: Lightweight, Impact Resistant & No Warping

While many today may be engaged in the pursuit of material things, taking the form of innumerable items from cars to houses to jewelry, if you have become impassioned about 3D printing, that’s probably turned around as you are bit obsessed now instead just with actual materials and the fulfillment of actually making things. Much […]

While many today may be engaged in the pursuit of material things, taking the form of innumerable items from cars to houses to jewelry, if you have become impassioned about 3D printing, that’s probably turned around as you are bit obsessed now instead just with actual...
3DXTech: New 3DXMAX ASA 3D Printing Filament Made for Sun & Weather Exposure

3DXTech: New 3DXMAX ASA 3D Printing Filament Made for Sun & Weather Exposure

The 3D printing industry has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry that’s projected just to keep on growing, in both the industrial and desktop levels. Innovations abound, amazing us at nearly every turn, as do major transformations in manufacturing around the world, allowing for better parts (sometimes those that weren’t possible at all previously) to be […]

The 3D printing industry has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry that’s projected just to keep on growing, in both the industrial and desktop levels. Innovations abound, amazing us at nearly every turn, as do major transformations in manufacturing around the...
Suck Out Filament Moisture with PrintDry—Store Safely, Dry & 3D Print at the Same Time!

Suck Out Filament Moisture with PrintDry—Store Safely, Dry & 3D Print at the Same Time!

Just as the traditional artist has their treasure trove of tools and supplies with charcoal, pastels, leftover palettes, and paints that can be very expensive and then tricky to store, the maker also has an assortment of items and materials for the 3D printing process—and in fact, getting passionate about the technology can lead you […]

Just as the traditional artist has their treasure trove of tools and supplies with charcoal, pastels, leftover palettes, and paints that can be very expensive and then tricky to store, the maker also has an assortment of items and materials for the 3D printing...
Ira3D Enters the Medical Market With Comprehensive Lineup of 3D Printing Filament Offerings

Ira3D Enters the Medical Market With Comprehensive Lineup of 3D Printing Filament Offerings

If you’ve been wondering about what Italy has on the table for 3D printing in comparison to the rest of the world, just take a look at Ira3D—and they have so much going on, you may not have time for quite a while to check out anything else. Making that ‘Made in Italy’ tag proud, […]

If you’ve been wondering about what Italy has on the table for 3D printing in comparison to the rest of the world, just take a look at Ira3D—and they have so much going on, you may not have time for quite a while to check out anything else. Making that ‘Made in Italy’...
With Reflow, Yesterday’s Trash Can be Today’s 3D Printed Treasure—and Wastepickers Get Paid!

With Reflow, Yesterday’s Trash Can be Today’s 3D Printed Treasure—and Wastepickers Get Paid!

Trash. What to do with it is part of our internal daily conversation from the minute we wake up and need to toss away a tissue or used coffee grounds and breakfast leftovers. The journey of waste (and guilt) continues to evolve with the coffee you picked up along the way in the morning, a […]

Trash. What to do with it is part of our internal daily conversation from the minute we wake up and need to toss away a tissue or used coffee grounds and breakfast leftovers. The journey of waste (and guilt) continues to evolve with the coffee you picked up along the...
Filaments.directory Tops 2,000 Products and Releases First Trend Report

Filaments.directory Tops 2,000 Products and Releases First Trend Report

Gauthier de Valensart launched the Filaments.directory project as part of a new wave of initiatives that seek to create a map of a 3D printing industry. This seems to be a dire need in an industry that, instead of consolidating, seems to be growing more fragmented, with more products and players entering the market every day. […]

Gauthier de Valensart launched the Filaments.directory project as part of a new wave of initiatives that seek to create a map of a 3D printing industry. This seems to be a dire need in an industry that, instead of consolidating, seems to be growing more fragmented,...
EUMAKERS Launches Transformable Filament Spools That Turn into 3D Printable Design Products

EUMAKERS Launches Transformable Filament Spools That Turn into 3D Printable Design Products

While the market still needs time to grow, there are companies like filament manufacturer EUMAKERS that have set their sights on widespread consumer adoption of 3D printing and are making every effort to see their huge selection of color PLA filament maker their way to them. The next step is the EUMAKEIT project. From the […]

While the market still needs time to grow, there are companies like filament manufacturer EUMAKERS that have set their sights on widespread consumer adoption of 3D printing and are making every effort to see their huge selection of color PLA filament maker their way...
Type A Machines Introduces New Matte Finish ProMatte 3D Printing Filament

Type A Machines Introduces New Matte Finish ProMatte 3D Printing Filament

California-based 3D printer manufacturer Type A Machines is releasing a new 3D printing polymer filament specifically formulated to produce lightweight, smooth and workable prints with a matte finish. ProMatte is the result of a collaboration with 3D printing materials developer Polymaker to provide industrial designers, artists and engineers with a PLA alternative that is lightweight […]

California-based 3D printer manufacturer Type A Machines is releasing a new 3D printing polymer filament specifically formulated to produce lightweight, smooth and workable prints with a matte finish. ProMatte is the result of a collaboration with 3D printing...
Adam Beane Industries Teases a New 3D Printer Filament You Can Sculpt

Adam Beane Industries Teases a New 3D Printer Filament You Can Sculpt

I took several ceramics classes in high school and college, and I loved working with clay. It’s such a forgiving medium; mistakes can be easily smoothed over, reformed, and made to vanish. It’s so changeable, as well; several of my favorite pieces started out as one thing, then turned into something else entirely as they […]

I took several ceramics classes in high school and college, and I loved working with clay. It’s such a forgiving medium; mistakes can be easily smoothed over, reformed, and made to vanish. It’s so changeable, as well; several of my favorite pieces started...
ROKIT Launches New 3D Printing Service for Ultem Filament, Using Advanced Engineering Plastic Printer

ROKIT Launches New 3D Printing Service for Ultem Filament, Using Advanced Engineering Plastic Printer

We’re always curious to see what ROKIT has going in their R&D department, as the South Korean 3D printer manufacturer has been responsible for making dynamic strides in design, products, and new filaments, offering features that users are hankering for–like greater flexibility and versatility, and new materials with an emphasis on low toxicity. They’ve just […]

We’re always curious to see what ROKIT has going in their R&D department, as the South Korean 3D printer manufacturer has been responsible for making dynamic strides in design, products, and new filaments, offering features that users are hankering for–like...

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