additive manufacturing

How Sustainable Is 3D Printing?

How Sustainable Is 3D Printing?

3D printing is starting to break into the mainstream, and in 2018, the global additive manufacturing market was estimated to have generated revenues of $9.3 billion. By 2020, it could grow to nearly $14 billion. 3D printing is gaining popularity due to its ability to...
3D Printing the Automotive Industry: Series Intro

3D Printing the Automotive Industry: Series Intro

Chicago Auto Show 2019 This series is going to be about 3D printing in automobiles. Additive manufacturing and the automobile industry go hand in hand. In this series, we will outline what we should know about this industry as well as its connection to 3D printing. We will try to look into specific car companies […]

Chicago Auto Show 2019 This series is going to be about 3D printing in automobiles. Additive manufacturing and the automobile industry go hand in hand. In this series, we will outline what we should know about this industry as well as its connection to 3D printing. We...
Interview With Honeywell’s Dave Dietrich on Implementing Additive Manufacturing for Businesses

Interview With Honeywell’s Dave Dietrich on Implementing Additive Manufacturing for Businesses

Dave Dietrich is an Engineering Fellow at Honeywell Aerospace. There he was involved with the systems and defense firm’s 3D printing effort. His job is to guide, help and train his fellow engineers in adopting 3D printing for aerospace in the firm. He advocates for a DfAM approach whereby one identifies and designs for the […]

Dave Dietrich is an Engineering Fellow at Honeywell Aerospace. There he was involved with the systems and defense firm’s 3D printing effort. His job is to guide, help and train his fellow engineers in adopting 3D printing for aerospace in the firm. He advocates...
Caterpillar & Argonne National Laboratory Using Additive Manufacturing to Improve Fuel Efficiency of Diesel Engines

Caterpillar & Argonne National Laboratory Using Additive Manufacturing to Improve Fuel Efficiency of Diesel Engines

Additive manufacturing will play a significant role in a major project gearing up between Caterpillar and US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory to explore better efficiency and reduced emissions in heavy-duty diesel engines. This is another extensive project meant to bring together the vast resources of large manufacturers in the US with scientists […]

Additive manufacturing will play a significant role in a major project gearing up between Caterpillar and US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory to explore better efficiency and reduced emissions in heavy-duty diesel engines. This is another...
HBIS Group & Siemens to Partner in Additive Manufacturing Research and Development

HBIS Group & Siemens to Partner in Additive Manufacturing Research and Development

A dynamic new partnership is in the making for additive manufacturing practices in the future as Chinese steel titan HBIS Group Co. and Siemens, a leader in automation and digitalization, come together to focus on further research and development of global industrial applications. The two companies have just signed a ‘strategic cooperation agreement’ with the […]

A dynamic new partnership is in the making for additive manufacturing practices in the future as Chinese steel titan HBIS Group Co. and Siemens, a leader in automation and digitalization, come together to focus on further research and development of global industrial...
Singapore: Researchers Test Potential of High Entropy Alloys in EBM Metal 3D Printing

Singapore: Researchers Test Potential of High Entropy Alloys in EBM Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is becoming invaluable for many manufacturers today worldwide, and the research regarding processes and materials continues as researchers from both Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and Nanyang Technological University explore metal powders being used in electron beam melting (EBM) technology today in ‘Additively manufactured CoCrFeNiMn high-entropy alloy via pre-alloyed powder.’ Most studies […]

Metal 3D printing is becoming invaluable for many manufacturers today worldwide, and the research regarding processes and materials continues as researchers from both Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and Nanyang Technological University explore metal...
What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it. To sift through the finer details of powder usage, German scientists Silvia Vock, Burghardt Klöden, Alexander Kirchner, Thomas Weißgärber, and Bernd Kieback reviewed current testing and evaluating methods in ‘Powders […]

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it. To sift through the finer details of powder usage, German scientists Silvia Vock,...
Optomec Engineer Explores Control of Mist Flow in Aerosol Jet Printing

Optomec Engineer Explores Control of Mist Flow in Aerosol Jet Printing

As manufacturers and makers worldwide continue to refine and innovate in the realm of 3D printing software, hardware, and materials, scientists too are motivated to continually create new processes for building geometries that are becoming increasingly complex. Dr. James Q. Feng, Principal Engineer at Optomec, has published new findings in Mist Flow Visualization for Round […]

As manufacturers and makers worldwide continue to refine and innovate in the realm of 3D printing software, hardware, and materials, scientists too are motivated to continually create new processes for building geometries that are becoming increasingly complex. Dr....
Adaptive3D Announces Series A Investment Round: Investors Include DSM Venturing, Applied Ventures, Chemence

Adaptive3D Announces Series A Investment Round: Investors Include DSM Venturing, Applied Ventures, Chemence

Texas-headquartered Adaptive3D has announced an investment round co-led by two companies, DSM Venturing (funding arm of Royal DSM) and Applied Ventures (the venture capital arm of Applied Materials). In a recent press release sent to 3DPrint.com, they state that they have secured Series A financing. Chemence, a materials and adhesives supplier headquartered in Georgia, will […]

Texas-headquartered Adaptive3D has announced an investment round co-led by two companies, DSM Venturing (funding arm of Royal DSM) and Applied Ventures (the venture capital arm of Applied Materials). In a recent press release sent to 3DPrint.com, they state that they...
Interview with Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Metal 3D Printing Consultancy Ampower

Interview with Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Metal 3D Printing Consultancy Ampower

Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Ampower is a 3D printing consultant with deep experience in manufacturing for 3D printing. He’s worked for technology development institute Laser Zentrum Nord (Fraunhofer IAPT), its manufacturing spinoff Bionic Production and has been involved with a number of notable projects in industrializing manufacturing for 3D printing. Together with his colleagues, he does […]

Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Ampower is a 3D printing consultant with deep experience in manufacturing for 3D printing. He’s worked for technology development institute Laser Zentrum Nord (Fraunhofer IAPT), its manufacturing spinoff Bionic Production and has been...
Xjet Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Gives Details on Nanoparticle Jetting 3D Printing We Interview CEO Hanan Gothait

Xjet Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Gives Details on Nanoparticle Jetting 3D Printing We Interview CEO Hanan Gothait

A number of journalists and partners have been taken on a whirlwind tour of Israel by Xjet. The ceramics and metal printing company wanted to show us their homeland as well as their new Carmel 1400 AM System and the opening of their Additive Manufacturing Center was the occasion. We stay in Tel Aviv amidst […]

A number of journalists and partners have been taken on a whirlwind tour of Israel by Xjet. The ceramics and metal printing company wanted to show us their homeland as well as their new Carmel 1400 AM System and the opening of their Additive Manufacturing Center was...
Lego and Stanley Black and Decker Invest in Evolve Additive Solutions

Lego and Stanley Black and Decker Invest in Evolve Additive Solutions

Evolve Additive Solutions is a Minneapolis based 3D printing OEM who wants to make polymer 3D printing a manufacturing reality. Evolve is a Stratasys spin out that we wrote about before. Its STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) 3D Printing process has significant claimed advantages over existing technologies. Just last week we gave you an update on […]

Evolve Additive Solutions is a Minneapolis based 3D printing OEM who wants to make polymer 3D printing a manufacturing reality. Evolve is a Stratasys spin out that we wrote about before. Its STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) 3D Printing...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 21, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: August 21, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and a little scientific research as well. Kelyniam Global has acquired new 3D printing technology, while Rostec makes an investment in technology. One of the earliest SpaceX employees is now an advisor for another aerospace company, the Youngstown Business Incubator has […]

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and a little scientific research as well. Kelyniam Global has acquired new 3D printing technology, while Rostec makes an investment in technology. One of the earliest SpaceX...
Solukon Releases New Depowdering System for Additive Manufacturing

Solukon Releases New Depowdering System for Additive Manufacturing

3D printing with metal is all about strength and durability. While it was originally relegated to the super-industrial realm, today nearly anyone interested in manufacturing objects out of a wide range of metal materials can get in on the game. Many companies have also taken on the specialty of producing and managing metal powders for […]

3D printing with metal is all about strength and durability. While it was originally relegated to the super-industrial realm, today nearly anyone interested in manufacturing objects out of a wide range of metal materials can get in on the game. Many companies have...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 22, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 22, 2018

We’ve got both business and medical news to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess is expanding its channel partner coverage across North America, while Sciaky has received an order for several of its EBAM 3D printers, and MTU Aero Engines is increasing its efforts in the additive manufacturing field. Orthopedic company OTN has […]

We’ve got both business and medical news to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess is expanding its channel partner coverage across North America, while Sciaky has received an order for several of its EBAM 3D printers, and MTU Aero Engines...
Langhorne Carpet Company Teams Up With ProtoCAM to 3D Print Replacement Jacquard Cylinder

Langhorne Carpet Company Teams Up With ProtoCAM to 3D Print Replacement Jacquard Cylinder

Another business has experienced the benefits of 3D printing with the reproduction of one of its oldest parts. Langhorne Carpet Company (LCC) recently used 3D printing to replace a Jacquard cylinder, a core component of its carpet-manufacturing process. LCC, located in Penndel, PA, was founded in 1930 and has established itself as a leading carpet manufacturer throughout […]

Another business has experienced the benefits of 3D printing with the reproduction of one of its oldest parts. Langhorne Carpet Company (LCC) recently used 3D printing to replace a Jacquard cylinder, a core component of its carpet-manufacturing process. LCC, located...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the world. Nano Dimension and voxeljet have released their financials for Q1 2018, a […]

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the...
High-End Restaurant in the Netherlands Adding 3D Printed Food to the Menu

High-End Restaurant in the Netherlands Adding 3D Printed Food to the Menu

Chocolate ganache, hazelnut celery, fruit caviar and goat cheese are all dishes likely to be found on the menus at high-end restaurants, as will be the case for Dutch chef Jan Smink and his new restaurant opening in September 2018 in Wolvega. However, there’s a catch – the food is 3D printed. Guests will have […]

Chocolate ganache, hazelnut celery, fruit caviar and goat cheese are all dishes likely to be found on the menus at high-end restaurants, as will be the case for Dutch chef Jan Smink and his new restaurant opening in September 2018 in Wolvega. However, there’s a...
Hackrod Turns to Equity Crowdfunding for VR-Designed, AI-Engineered Custom 3D Printed Cars

Hackrod Turns to Equity Crowdfunding for VR-Designed, AI-Engineered Custom 3D Printed Cars

Traditional and inefficient manufacturing processes in the automotive industry are giving way to digital design techniques and advanced manufacturing methods like 3D printing. In an ongoing partnership with Autodesk, Los Angeles-based startup company Hackrod has taken on a major challenge to transform the way automobiles are designed and manufactured. According to their website, the company aims to […]

Traditional and inefficient manufacturing processes in the automotive industry are giving way to digital design techniques and advanced manufacturing methods like 3D printing. In an ongoing partnership with Autodesk, Los Angeles-based startup company Hackrod has taken...
Nexa3D Launches High Speed Industrial-Grade Stereolithography 3D Printer

Nexa3D Launches High Speed Industrial-Grade Stereolithography 3D Printer

Those attending CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week will have the chance to watch live demonstrations of the ultra-fast stereolithography NXV 3D printer from Nexa3D. The industrial-grade 3D printer relies on proprietary Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc) technology and patented structured light matrix capable of reaching top speeds of 1 cm per minute. This allows for a 3D […]

Those attending CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week will have the chance to watch live demonstrations of the ultra-fast stereolithography NXV 3D printer from Nexa3D. The industrial-grade 3D printer relies on proprietary Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc) technology...
Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel with additive manufacturing as one of its core areas. This formal partnership forms the basis of the Israel-Youngstown Business Incubator Collaborative, or I-YBI, as it […]

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel with additive manufacturing as one of its core areas....
The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 3D Printing Materials

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 3D Printing Materials

As additive manufacturing technology continues to grow and spread, countries all over the world are working hard to make sure they’re always on top, and even ahead of, the latest innovations. From the Be3D conference and setting aside funding for an additive manufacturing hub, to opening the country’s first integrated 3D printing hospital lab and a […]

As additive manufacturing technology continues to grow and spread, countries all over the world are working hard to make sure they’re always on top, and even ahead of, the latest innovations. From the Be3D conference and setting aside funding for an additive...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases an EnvisionTEC Vector 3SP and EnvisionTEC itself announces a new distribution partner in the UK. A Swedish 3D printing materials developer has introduced a new […]

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases an EnvisionTEC Vector 3SP and EnvisionTEC itself announces a new...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios 3D tests out biocompatible materials and a Kickstarter campaign has launched for the first-ever dual-nozzle 3D printing pen. Medicrea receives FDA clearance for its data-driven […]

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios 3D tests out biocompatible...
It’s No Fairytale: Todd Grimm Shares His Treasure Trove of 3D Printing News at RAPID

It’s No Fairytale: Todd Grimm Shares His Treasure Trove of 3D Printing News at RAPID

This year’s RAPID + TCT was jam packed with new 3D printing technology and was by far the largest 3D printing expo that I’ve personally seen. There was an awful lot to take in. So where to begin? If only there was a rundown highlighting some of the most significant new technologies that attendees were to […]

This year’s RAPID + TCT was jam packed with new 3D printing technology and was by far the largest 3D printing expo that I’ve personally seen. There was an awful lot to take in. So where to begin? If only there was a rundown highlighting some of the most...
Vector Space Systems Launches Test Flight of Vector-R Rocket, Featuring 3D Printed Engine Injector

Vector Space Systems Launches Test Flight of Vector-R Rocket, Featuring 3D Printed Engine Injector

Almost a year ago, commercial launch provider Vector Space Systems, which was founded by the original SpaceX team and based in Tucson, successfully launched its P20 sub-orbital satellite prototype, featuring an entirely 3D printed injector. The company used another 3D printed injector this week, when it launched a test flight of its Vector-R launch vehicle engineering […]

Almost a year ago, commercial launch provider Vector Space Systems, which was founded by the original SpaceX team and based in Tucson, successfully launched its P20 sub-orbital satellite prototype, featuring an entirely 3D printed injector. The company used another 3D...
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