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3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other companies to collaborate on the upcoming sixth annual DigiFabCon. Sigma Labs released the […]

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other...
NIAR, SAE International Developing New Polymer 3D Printing Standards for the Aerospace Industry

NIAR, SAE International Developing New Polymer 3D Printing Standards for the Aerospace Industry

For some time now, Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, and specifically its National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), has been working to innovate the aerospace industry by way of 3D printing technology. NIAR, the largest university aviation R&D institution in the country with nearly 20 separate laboratories, operates on a nonprofit budget and supports […]

For some time now, Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, and specifically its National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), has been working to innovate the aerospace industry by way of 3D printing technology. NIAR, the largest university aviation R&D...
South African Defense Company Using Digital Manufacturing and 3D Printing to Build Surveillance and Attack Aircraft

South African Defense Company Using Digital Manufacturing and 3D Printing to Build Surveillance and Attack Aircraft

Over the last few years, more and more 3D printing innovations have been coming out of South Africa, like the country’s first platinum 3D print. The technology also has its uses in the country’s defense sector, as the South African Air Force (SAAF) uses 3D printing to keep on top of things, even under a strict budget. South […]

Over the last few years, more and more 3D printing innovations have been coming out of South Africa, like the country’s first platinum 3D print. The technology also has its uses in the country’s defense sector, as the South African Air Force (SAAF) uses 3D...
Funding Granted to French Medical Device Startup to Industrialize 3D Printable Tissue Reconstruction Polymer Platform

Funding Granted to French Medical Device Startup to Industrialize 3D Printable Tissue Reconstruction Polymer Platform

Medical device startup Gecko Biomedical, headquartered in Paris, France, is working on an exclusive platform of innovative, synthetic polymer solutions in the area of tissue reconstruction. The company is dedicated to developing and eventually commercializing the platform, based on a proprietary polymer family with unique properties such as high viscosity and bioresorbability, in order to address unmet […]

Medical device startup Gecko Biomedical, headquartered in Paris, France, is working on an exclusive platform of innovative, synthetic polymer solutions in the area of tissue reconstruction. The company is dedicated to developing and eventually commercializing the...
Novel Volumetric 3D Printing Method for Fast, Complex, Layer-Free Polymer Additive Manufacturing

Novel Volumetric 3D Printing Method for Fast, Complex, Layer-Free Polymer Additive Manufacturing

While 3D printed objects typically take less time to fabricate than objects created with more traditional methods of manufacturing, they’re not always made as quickly as we want them to be. On the plus side, we now have the ability to create parts with designs and geometries that weren’t possible before; however, when it comes […]

While 3D printed objects typically take less time to fabricate than objects created with more traditional methods of manufacturing, they’re not always made as quickly as we want them to be. On the plus side, we now have the ability to create parts with designs...
EOS Showcases New Industrial 3D Printer and Latest Software Versions at formnext

EOS Showcases New Industrial 3D Printer and Latest Software Versions at formnext

EOS is at formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week, displaying its two latest 3D printing products at Booth G50 in Hall 3.1. The first of these two is its new polymer laser sintering system, the EOS P 500, first unveiled to the public earlier this month ahead of the massive additive manufacturing conference, and featuring […]

EOS is at formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week, displaying its two latest 3D printing products at Booth G50 in Hall 3.1. The first of these two is its new polymer laser sintering system, the EOS P 500, first unveiled to the public earlier this month ahead of the...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 14, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 14, 2017

We’re getting down to business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs…business news, that is. Rize announced an addition to its corporate staff at formnext today, and 3D printing bureau Hobs Studio is moving its headquarters to a tech and creative campus. Roboze has a new reseller, CARMAT and AddUp have signed a partnership agreement, while […]

We’re getting down to business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs…business news, that is. Rize announced an addition to its corporate staff at formnext today, and 3D printing bureau Hobs Studio is moving its headquarters to a tech and creative...
The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Academia Looks Ahead

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Academia Looks Ahead

The additive manufacturing industry is changing so quickly that sometimes it seems that if you blink you’ll miss at least three major developments. Fortunately, those working at the forefront of the latest advances in 3D printing are also working to share their efforts through regular events set out for the industry. While I love the […]

The additive manufacturing industry is changing so quickly that sometimes it seems that if you blink you’ll miss at least three major developments. Fortunately, those working at the forefront of the latest advances in 3D printing are also working to share their...
US Coast Guard Researching Ways to Use 3D Printing to Improve Mission Readiness

US Coast Guard Researching Ways to Use 3D Printing to Improve Mission Readiness

The US Navy has used 3D printing technology on numerous occasions: to develop a missile component, a submarine hull, and a small clip to keep the clasps of handheld radios intact, among other examples, but we don’t hear much about whether the US Coast Guard is using the technology. 3D printing at sea has been […]

The US Navy has used 3D printing technology on numerous occasions: to develop a missile component, a submarine hull, and a small clip to keep the clasps of handheld radios intact, among other examples, but we don’t hear much about whether the US Coast Guard is...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution to help you beat the summer heat. Shapeways has filed formal comments in the […]

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing off its EBAM technology at the Paris Air Show. EOS launches its new […]

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing...
Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to digitize its operations. Techniplas, which is ranked #35 in the Plastics News ranking of North American injection molders, is establishing an additive manufacturing center at […]

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to digitize its operations. Techniplas, which is ranked #35 in the...
Livrea Yachts Partners with Autodesk and SABIC to Manufacture the World's First 3D Printed Yacht

Livrea Yachts Partners with Autodesk and SABIC to Manufacture the World's First 3D Printed Yacht

We’ve seen 3D printed models of yachts, 3D printed yacht parts, and even a decorative jaguar that was 3D printed to grace the bowsprit of a superyacht, but an entirely 3D printed yacht is another story. Italian startup Livrea Yachts, founded by two Sicilian boat builders, is not a stranger to 3D printing: a 1:14 […]

We’ve seen 3D printed models of yachts, 3D printed yacht parts, and even a decorative jaguar that was 3D printed to grace the bowsprit of a superyacht, but an entirely 3D printed yacht is another story. Italian startup Livrea Yachts, founded by two Sicilian boat...
Russia: Scientists Create New Polymers for 3D Printing with Robotics & More

Russia: Scientists Create New Polymers for 3D Printing with Robotics & More

Amidst an explosion of 3D innovation, 3D hardware, software and more, many users have now too become engaged in the study of materials. While 3D printing with plastic is still extremely common, we’ve now seen more alternative materials than we can count, from chocolate to glass to paper or even silk. For robotics applications, Russian […]

Amidst an explosion of 3D innovation, 3D hardware, software and more, many users have now too become engaged in the study of materials. While 3D printing with plastic is still extremely common, we’ve now seen more alternative materials than we can count, from...
GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers across industries excited about its ability to print with materials that have been almost unseen in the 3D […]

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers...
Chemical Engineers from University of Melbourne Develop Functional 3D Printing Polymers

Chemical Engineers from University of Melbourne Develop Functional 3D Printing Polymers

We all know how revolutionary 3D printable polymers have been for prototyping of all shapes and sizes, but the industry is still in need of more functional materials if it ever hopes to increase the production capabilities of additive manufacturing. You may think that the key to getting to this next level rests on the […]

We all know how revolutionary 3D printable polymers have been for prototyping of all shapes and sizes, but the industry is still in need of more functional materials if it ever hopes to increase the production capabilities of additive manufacturing. You may think that...
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...
SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse the reality from the illusions, and really track specific growth indicators to be able to find guidance to critical business decisions that will fuel tomorrow’s industry growth. […]

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse the reality from the illusions, and really track specific growth...
Autodesk Team Seeks Inspiration from Nature to Find Safe Materials for Sustaining the Future of 3D Printing

Autodesk Team Seeks Inspiration from Nature to Find Safe Materials for Sustaining the Future of 3D Printing

There’s very little about the 3D printing industry that fails to be interesting, and as Autodesk enters the scene beyond the AutoCAD scope, things should heat up further–and especially considering what has caught their attention: safe materials for the future. Already responsible for a software revolution in technology, Autodesk has made a new and recent […]

There’s very little about the 3D printing industry that fails to be interesting, and as Autodesk enters the scene beyond the AutoCAD scope, things should heat up further–and especially considering what has caught their attention: safe materials for the future....
New & Improved PETG: Taulman3D Releases TECH-G 3D Printing Filament with High Strength, Limited Elongation

New & Improved PETG: Taulman3D Releases TECH-G 3D Printing Filament with High Strength, Limited Elongation

The world of materials for 3D printing has grown to be vast, like the growing worldwide catalog of transforming innovations we are now gifted with. And while there may be many different filaments and alternative sources to draw from, there are equally as many issues, concerns, and drawbacks specific to each project, printer, and user. […]

The world of materials for 3D printing has grown to be vast, like the growing worldwide catalog of transforming innovations we are now gifted with. And while there may be many different filaments and alternative sources to draw from, there are equally as many issues,...
A World of Polymers: Covestro Covers All the Material Bases for 3D Printing

A World of Polymers: Covestro Covers All the Material Bases for 3D Printing

Covestro is in the business of improving products–and processes–in industries around the globe. As one of the leading developers of high-tech polymers, their focus in bringing those materials to the world is not only to provide further accessibility with 3D printing and materials but to see that the manufacturers and makers of today are able to […]

Covestro is in the business of improving products–and processes–in industries around the globe. As one of the leading developers of high-tech polymers, their focus in bringing those materials to the world is not only to provide further accessibility with...
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