3D printing post processing

RENA Acquires HES Hirtisation Segment for Post-Processing for Metal 3D Printing

3D printing with metal gains yet another boost as RENA Technologies acquires the successful Hirtisation segment of Hirtenberger Engineered Services. With the goal of creating a new division for targeting…

NTU Singapore: Robotic Post-Processing System Removes Residual Powder from 3D Printed Parts

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore wrote a paper, titled “Development of a Robotic System for Automated Decaking of 3D-Printed Parts,” about their work attempting to circumvent a significant…

Comparing Surface Finish and Post-Processing Methods for SLM 3D Printed Parts

It’s not easy to produce parts that contain internal cooling channels using traditional manufacturing methods, which makes 3D printing an attractive option for easy, precise integration of these channels –…

Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd. Raises $5.2 Million in Series A Equity Round Led by DSM Venturing

Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd. (AMT) has just finished raising $5.2 million upon completing a Series A equity round. Led by DSM Venturing, the venture capital arm of Royal DSM, and Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund,…

TUM Purchases AMT’s PostPro3DMini for Post-Processing 3D Printed Medical Device Parts

UK-headquartered Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) is a vertically integrated technology development and manufacturing company that creates automated digital solutions to help its customers unlock the potential of industrial 3D printing….

Why Automated Post Processing Makes Manufacturing With 3D Printers Possible

In Material Extrusion (FDM), we can now use inexpensive machines to make dimensionally accurate & tough parts in various materials at low cost. These parts can fulfill many industrial and…

Presentations on 3D Printing Trends and Projects at RAPID 2019

I didn’t just visit companies at their booths during the recent RAPID + TCT – I made time in my schedule to attend a few interesting sessions as well, including…

University of Auckland: Eliminating Waste in AM Processes with Less Support Material

In ‘Optimization of process planning for reducing material waste in extrusion based additive manufacturing,’ researchers from the University of Auckland look into improved ways for avoiding post processing waste in…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 19, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a maker has published a free 3D print management app in the Play Store, while Formlabs works to continue accelerating its growth in the Asia…

Interview with Jeff Mize CEO of Post Process Technologies

Post Processing is an often overlooked element of 3D printing. Especially if you want consumer-friendly parts, want to manufacture at scale or are looking for better finish post-processing is very…

Solukon and Siemens Develop New Advanced Depowdering System for Metal 3D Printed Parts

It seems that we’ve entered the busy time of the year for 3D printing shows and trade fairs, though some may argue we’ve never left, as the 3D printing world…

PostProcess Technologies Releases CONNECT3D Software, Expanding Smart Additive Manufacturing Solution to the Cloud

PostProcess Technologies has just announced their new CONNECT3D software platform, to be on display this week at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference in St. Louis from April 8-12….

Farsoon Furthers Industrial 3D Printing with New Oerlikon and AMT Partnerships, Establishment of German Subsidiary

Industrial 3D printer supplier Farsoon Technologies has had a busy week, as yesterday we heard about a new strategic agreement with BASF in order to provide customers in China with…

Structo Introduces Automated Post-Processing with the Velox Desktop Dental 3D Printer

Singapore-headquartered 3D printer manufacturer Structo has become known for its dental 3D printers, introducing its first, the OrthoForm, two years ago and its second, the DentaForm, a year after that. Both…

RP Platform Introduces Automated Pricing Feature for Traditional Manufacturing and 3D Printed Post-Processing Services

London-based RP Platform, which provides customizable workflow automation software for additive manufacturing, was launched back in 2013 by Autonomous Manufacturing Ltd. The company’s platform automates every stage of the AM process, so…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2018

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, covering stories about everything from investments, grants, and executives to awards and new machines. SCRA announced an investment in 3D prosthetics…

New Automatic Waste Removal Feature Doubles Speed, Cuts Post Processing for Mcor Full-Color 3D Printing

One of the most unique 3D printing companies in the industry is Mcor. The Irish manufacturer’s 3D printers print not with plastic, not with metal but with paper, yet their…

Solukon Offers New Systems for Removing Powder from Metal 3D Printed Parts

Most 3D printing processes come with their own post-processing requirements, and those for metal powder bed additive manufacturing can be especially involved. Not only do supports have to be removed,…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the…

What Do We Need for Production Scale 3D Printing? Amateur Hour is Over.

Whereas most of the media focus around 3D printing was initially directed at desktop 3D printing, a lot of the opportunity is actually in industry. Industrial 3D printing can unlock…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 21, 2017

As usual, the 3D printing world has been busy over the last several days. For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business and…

Olaf Diegel’s Desktop Distillery Proves Metal 3D Printing is More Fun without Post-Processing

Post-processing. No one wants to talk about it, but everyone working with metal additive manufacturing has to do it. …Right? While Rize is working to remove the pain of post-processing…

3D Printing with Essentially No Post-Processing: Rize Rises at RAPID, Sees Future in Growth with New Company President

It’s okay to admit it: you hate post-processing. It’s easier once you’ve admitted it. It’s easier still if you can virtually eliminate the need for it — or at least that’s…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at…