additive manufacturing

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...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and enclosures. PARC has been chosen by DARPA for a partnership that involves 3D printing, Dassault Systèmes teams up […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and...
Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

International high-technology group Safran, which has core businesses in aerospace, defense, and security, has just announced that it will partner up with French industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, in order to develop additive manufacturing processes and materials together. The technology partnership agreement that the two companies signed specifically centers around the development of assembly […]

International high-technology group Safran, which has core businesses in aerospace, defense, and security, has just announced that it will partner up with French industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, in order to develop additive manufacturing...
P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville, Ontario teamed up for a little experimentation and research with the country’s foremost additive manufacturing network, Canada Makes, and Toronto-based Additive Metal Manufacturing Inc. (AMM), a […]

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville, Ontario teamed up for a little experimentation and...
BeAM Machines Taking Pre-Orders for Modulo 5-Axis DED 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT Event

BeAM Machines Taking Pre-Orders for Modulo 5-Axis DED 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT Event

Founded in France in 2012, BeAM Machines SAS entered our radar screen at 3DPrint.com in 2015, with its CLAD 3D printing technology for metals. The Directed Energy Deposition (DED) solutions provider has come a long way since then, winning multiple awards in 2016, opening a new facility in Ohio for its US subsidiary, BeAM Machines, Inc., and […]

Founded in France in 2012, BeAM Machines SAS entered our radar screen at 3DPrint.com in 2015, with its CLAD 3D printing technology for metals. The Directed Energy Deposition (DED) solutions provider has come a long way since then, winning multiple awards in 2016,...
Reality Check: Is "Additive Manufacturing" Still Niche Jargon?

Reality Check: Is "Additive Manufacturing" Still Niche Jargon?

The Materialise World Summit last week in Brussels was a remarkable event, filling two complete days with some of the brightest minds in additive manufacturing. The hyper-focused nature of the conference ensured that all attendees had a real reason to be there, and the intent from the Materialise team on assembling a gathering of quality rather than […]

The Materialise World Summit last week in Brussels was a remarkable event, filling two complete days with some of the brightest minds in additive manufacturing. The hyper-focused nature of the conference ensured that all attendees had a real reason to be there, and...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 18, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 18, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing education, business, international events and conferences, and a couple of Kickstarter campaigns in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs.  Penn State is now offering master’s degrees in 3D printing, while Structo has announced a distribution partnership with 4Qube Solutions. We’ve got highlights from recent manufacturing technology industry event MTA 2017, […]

We’re covering 3D printing education, business, international events and conferences, and a couple of Kickstarter campaigns in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs.  Penn State is now offering master’s degrees in 3D printing, while Structo has...
Materialise World Summit 2017: 3D Printing Experts Gather in Brussels to Talk Healthcare, Additive Manufacturing and the Future

Materialise World Summit 2017: 3D Printing Experts Gather in Brussels to Talk Healthcare, Additive Manufacturing and the Future

3D printing conferences, while usually extremely busy, offer a unique opportunity to learn about what’s coming next in 3D printing technology, get first-hand demonstrations, test out the newest products, and network with industry officials that you already know, and many that you don’t. In about a week, many industry professionals will be traveling to Brussels, Belgium, to […]

3D printing conferences, while usually extremely busy, offer a unique opportunity to learn about what’s coming next in 3D printing technology, get first-hand demonstrations, test out the newest products, and network with industry officials that you already know,...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2017

In this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new machines, a new material, a strategic investment, and an increase to a technology grant program. Peopoly launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Moai SLA 3D printer, while EnvisionTEC and 3Shape offer a new turnkey system and Laser Design demonstrates its CyberGage360 […]

In this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new machines, a new material, a strategic investment, and an increase to a technology grant program. Peopoly launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Moai SLA 3D printer, while...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe and post-processing in the middle. 3DS added two new members to its Board of Directors, while Sigma Labs entered into a new commercial agreement with […]

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe and post-processing in the middle. 3DS added two new members to its Board of...
Arcam AB Separates Electron Beam Melting 3D Printing Business into Separate Unit, Names New Arcam EBM General Manager

Arcam AB Separates Electron Beam Melting 3D Printing Business into Separate Unit, Names New Arcam EBM General Manager

Metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Arcam AB specializes in building machines that can 3D print with specialized metal alloys, and holds over 50 existing patents, including two for metal 3D printing powder materials that its Canadian metal powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C (Advanced Powders and Coatings) filed. The company is headquartered in Mölndal, Sweden, but expanded to the […]

Metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Arcam AB specializes in building machines that can 3D print with specialized metal alloys, and holds over 50 existing patents, including two for metal 3D printing powder materials that its Canadian metal powder...
University of Akron and AMES Demonstrate Results of Joint Additive Manufacturing Project: Using the SPD Method to Repair Commercial Aircraft

University of Akron and AMES Demonstrate Results of Joint Additive Manufacturing Project: Using the SPD Method to Repair Commercial Aircraft

Few topics bring me more happiness during the work day than hearing about all of the 3D printing innovation, education, and fun taking place in my beloved home state of Ohio. BeeHex recently moved its R&D headquarters to Columbus, Ohio’s only sand 3D printer is housed at Humtown Products, BeAM Machines opened its US subsidiary in […]

Few topics bring me more happiness during the work day than hearing about all of the 3D printing innovation, education, and fun taking place in my beloved home state of Ohio. BeeHex recently moved its R&D headquarters to Columbus, Ohio’s only sand 3D printer...
PyroGenesis Announces That First 3D Printable Metal Powder Production System is Complete and "Exceeds Expectations"

PyroGenesis Announces That First 3D Printable Metal Powder Production System is Complete and "Exceeds Expectations"

It seems like every time I turn around, I’m learning of more and more innovative 3D printing news coming from Canada. There’s Ottawa Hospital’s 3D printing program, the 3D printer-equipped Create Cafe in Saskatoon, the recent Be3D 3D printing conference in Toronto, aspiring fashion designers using 3D printing, a 3D printed satellite bracket, and of course, Dr. […]

It seems like every time I turn around, I’m learning of more and more innovative 3D printing news coming from Canada. There’s Ottawa Hospital’s 3D printing program, the 3D printer-equipped Create Cafe in Saskatoon, the recent Be3D 3D printing...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: March 28, 2017

In this Tuesday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from 3D printers, printing materials, 3D scanning software, and virtual reality to business partnerships and future flight technologies. CRP Technology introduces its new Windform thermoplastic elastomer, while the Indiegogo campaign for the Visionsforge Forge One 3D printer just launched. Occipital announces the release […]

In this Tuesday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from 3D printers, printing materials, 3D scanning software, and virtual reality to business partnerships and future flight technologies. CRP Technology introduces its new Windform...
Exmet AB's Amorphous Metals 3D Printing Technology Receives Investment Boost from AM Ventures, Accelerating Commercialization

Exmet AB's Amorphous Metals 3D Printing Technology Receives Investment Boost from AM Ventures, Accelerating Commercialization

It used to be that the only way to produce metallic glass, or amorphous metal, was to rapidly cool it before the solid-state crystalline structure was able to form. This made it hard to produce amounts that were big enough to be widely used for industrial purposes. But last year, Swedish startup Exmet AB teamed […]

It used to be that the only way to produce metallic glass, or amorphous metal, was to rapidly cool it before the solid-state crystalline structure was able to form. This made it hard to produce amounts that were big enough to be widely used for industrial purposes....
NASA Researchers Devise Method for Real-Time In-Situ Additive Manufacturing Inspection

NASA Researchers Devise Method for Real-Time In-Situ Additive Manufacturing Inspection

NASA has made a wide range of forays into 3D printing—and for decades now. From 3D printed rocket engine parts that will pave the way for creating future components to continued efforts for developing 3D printed habitats on Mars, NASA has been and continues to be involved in advancing 3D printing technology. Now, NASA engineers are […]

NASA has made a wide range of forays into 3D printing—and for decades now. From 3D printed rocket engine parts that will pave the way for creating future components to continued efforts for developing 3D printed habitats on Mars, NASA has been and continues to be...
Thanks to a Group Effort, 3D Printed Satellite Bracket Will Soon Go to Space

Thanks to a Group Effort, 3D Printed Satellite Bracket Will Soon Go to Space

3D printing technology has really changed the face of manufacturing for many applications and sectors, including outer space. Canada’s premier additive manufacturing network, Canada Makes, recently teamed up with 3D metal printing company FusiA Impression 3D Metal Inc. and global communications and information company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) to build a part together that will […]

3D printing technology has really changed the face of manufacturing for many applications and sectors, including outer space. Canada’s premier additive manufacturing network, Canada Makes, recently teamed up with 3D metal printing company FusiA Impression 3D...
BeAM Machines Delivers Magic 2.0 Additive Manufacturing System to Its North American Solutions Center in Cincinnati

BeAM Machines Delivers Magic 2.0 Additive Manufacturing System to Its North American Solutions Center in Cincinnati

Just a month ago, European Directed Energy Deposition (DED) solutions specialist BeAM Machines SAS, headquartered in France, made its move into the US market, and opened the doors to its BeAM Machines, Inc. subsidiary in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 20,000-square-foot North American Solutions Center offers applications, process development, sales and service, training, and R&D activity. While attending […]

Just a month ago, European Directed Energy Deposition (DED) solutions specialist BeAM Machines SAS, headquartered in France, made its move into the US market, and opened the doors to its BeAM Machines, Inc. subsidiary in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 20,000-square-foot North...
3D Printing at the Pentagon: US Navy Hosts 3D Print-a-thon to Showcase Latest Innovations and Technology

3D Printing at the Pentagon: US Navy Hosts 3D Print-a-thon to Showcase Latest Innovations and Technology

3D printing has been making a major impact on military organizations all over the world, from land to sky and sea. The technology has definitely been playing a big part in the innovation of the US Navy. Back in 2014, the Navy installed a 3D printer on one of its ships, the USS Essex, for the first […]

3D printing has been making a major impact on military organizations all over the world, from land to sky and sea. The technology has definitely been playing a big part in the innovation of the US Navy. Back in 2014, the Navy installed a 3D printer on one of its...
3D VetSquad Initiative Will Train the Nation's Heroes to Bring 3D Printing into Schools

3D VetSquad Initiative Will Train the Nation's Heroes to Bring 3D Printing into Schools

Digital fabrication tools manufacturer Dremel, originally known for its handheld rotary tools, has gone above and beyond in its initiatives to get STEM-related 3D printing technology into schools. From its Dremel Dreams curriculum and 3D printing course for teachers, to its Dremel 3D Idea Builder 3D20 3D printer, with corresponding app, and its recent #LearnMakeGive contest, where […]

Digital fabrication tools manufacturer Dremel, originally known for its handheld rotary tools, has gone above and beyond in its initiatives to get STEM-related 3D printing technology into schools. From its Dremel Dreams curriculum and 3D printing course for teachers,...
US Army Successfully Tests 3D Printed Grenade Launcher with 3D Printed Grenades

US Army Successfully Tests 3D Printed Grenade Launcher with 3D Printed Grenades

A couple years ago, a program responsible for training workers on weapon removal, like land mines and grenades, utilized 3D printing kits as teaching aids. Around the same time, some clever kids developed a 3D printed stink grenade. But now, the US Army is introducing a 3D printed grenade launcher, complete with 3D printed grenades, that […]

A couple years ago, a program responsible for training workers on weapon removal, like land mines and grenades, utilized 3D printing kits as teaching aids. Around the same time, some clever kids developed a 3D printed stink grenade. But now, the US Army is introducing...