Aerosol Jet technology

“Major US Healthcare Manufacturer” to Use Electronics 3D Printing to Produce Diagnostic Medical Device

Likely the most successful example of electronics 3D printing on the market is that of Optomec, whose Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology is now being used not only for prototyping…

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3D Printed Sensor Detects COVID-19 Antibodies in 10 Seconds

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, 3D printing has been making major headlines, whether the technology is being used to make PPE, ventilators, and nasal swabs, or…

Samsung Electronics Using Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D Printing to Make Next-Generation Consumer Electronics

New Mexico-based Optomec, which supplies production-grade 3D printing systems for electronics applications and LENS Directed Energy Deposition 3D printers for the manufacturing of metal parts and components, just announced that…

Adjusting the Design, Material, and Parameters of a 3D Printed Strain Gauge with Computational Simulation

A trio of researchers from the Singapore Center for 3D Printing at Nanyang Technological University recently published a paper, titled “Aerosol Jet Printed Strain Sensor: Simulation Studies Analyzing the Effect of…

Fine Detail Electronics 3D Printing: Optomec Fills Us In on the New Aerosol Jet HD System to Fill In the Gaps in Production Solutions

Albuquerque-based Optomec focuses on additive manufacturing for production with its two patented 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, and LENS, for high-value metal 3D printing. The busy company has…

3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications

What’s one major thing that airplanes, bridges, and weigh stations have in common? If you answered strain gauges, you were right. These simple devices measure the strain, or pull, on…

Optomec on the March

Optomec is an American company that has two 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet and LENS. Aerosol Jet can be used to 3D print electronics and is being used to 3D…

Researchers Develop Unique 3D Manufacturing Method to Create and Control Material Architecture on the Nanoscale

Back in 2014, the National Institute of Health awarded Washington State University (WSU) researchers a five-year grant of $1.8 million, in order to improve the coating used for 3D printed titanium…

Optomec Announces Aerosol Jet Technology to Print Electronics at Micron Level

Examining a snapshot of the 3D printing industry, it would seem that the process of using a high-tech machine to deposit layer after layer of materials and make a prototype…

Optomec Expands into Australia and New Zealand in New Partnership with Emona Instruments

We’re about one-third of the way through 2016, and thus far, it’s been a very good year for Optomec, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company specializing in manufacturing different professional-grade 3D…

NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by…

Electronics Manufacturer Uses Optomec’s Aerosol Jet Technology to Develop 3D Direct Printing Method

One piece of technology that we’re seeing less and less of – thankfully – is the antenna. Most people probably remember struggling with the so-called “rabbit ears” on old televisions,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 27

In this week’s news, two organizations committed to open source technology, Aleph Objects Inc. and Odoo Community Association, have announced a partnership. In 3D printing medical news, Materialise introduced a new…

Optomec Expands Sales in China and Taiwan through Partnership with DETEKT

If a full month goes by without Optomec announcing a new distribution partnership, it’s an unusual month at 3DPrint.com. The New Mexico-based additive manufacturing company has been rapidly spreading its…

Optomec and Dragonfly Partner Up to Bring Aerosol Jet Technology to Italy

There are so many different applications of 3D printing that it’s hard to keep up with them all sometimes, which is why specialized companies are so important – and so…

Welsh Researchers Use Optomec Aerosol Jet Technology to 3D Print Hair-Sized Sensors

We hear a lot about 3D printing being used in aerospace, usually to print larger components. But researchers at Swansea University in Wales are finding that it’s also very useful…

UK’s CPI & The University of Kent Team Up to 3D Print a Wearable Tracking Bracelet

3D printing has unquestionably changed the way that all of the products that we use on a daily basis are designed and manufactured. From product development using rapid prototyping to…

Optomec Taps Semitronics to Distribute Their 3D Printed Electronics & Aerosol Jet Systems in the UK & Ireland

New Mexico-based Optomec, among the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial, production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printing metals and 3D printing electronic components, has just signed a distribution deal with Semitronics…

Optomec and Ceradrop Expand Their Additive Manufacturing Distribution Partnership

Supplier of 3D additive manufacturing systems Optomec is expanding its distribution partnership with Ceradrop, a designer and marketer of Materials Deposition Inkjet Printers for exclusive use in the printed electronics industry….