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2023 3D Printing Predictions: Additive Manufacturing for Series Production of Metal Parts

As the 3D printing industry matures, we can see a stream of very positive developments unfold. Away from the hype and hubris, there has been true progress in getting parts…

Meltio Teams with 12 Leading Software Firms for Hybrid and Robotic 3D Printing

With a low-cost method of introducing directed energy deposition (DED) to any motion system, Meltio has been growing rapidly. To further expand its footprint, the Spanish startup has established an…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: HP, Autodesk, Azure Homes, Fathom and Mantle

Autodesk demonstrates a 3D printed smart bridge, Azure Homes gets a preorder portfolio of 16 million and sees further orders from home builders pointing to 3D printed construction being a…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: August 21, 2022

We’ve got another interesting round of webinars and events coming up this week! 3D Systems is attending an investment casting expo, ASTM International has reached the end of its virtual…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 4, 2022: Construction, Research, & More

We’re going to tell you about a 3D printed pavilion and a 3D printed set of stairs first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Moving on, Triastek has received FDA…

3D Printing, Generative Design, & CNC Harmonize to Make Electric Violin

It’s true, 3D printing and generative design can make beautiful music together…just look at the electric violin recently created by Autodesk and luthier (violin maker) Kevin Baslé! Electric violins, while…

USDA Grant to Help Human Trafficking Survivors Learn 3D Printing Skills

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Somerset Community College (SCC) in Kentucky have found a way to support victims of human trafficking and poverty thanks to a new partnership…

2022 Predictions: 3D Printing Software Experts Weigh in

Software is moving into the driving seat as the competition heats up. More startups and market entry by large companies is broadly predicted. Still, as a user, I have to…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 1st, 2021: Filaments, Funding, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, BASF has made two of its Ultrafuse filaments available for the Zortrax M300 Dual 3D printer. Moving to business, a consortium led by Authentise…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 23, 2021: Business & Software News

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Sartomer has launched a new global website with next-generation product finders. Roboze has welcomed two new members to its Advisory Board, and 3D…

3D Printed Assistive Tech: Printlab & Autodesk Announce make:able Challenge Winners

Last year, UK-based 3D printing curriculum developer PrintLab and 3D software company Autodesk partnered up to launch an annual 3D printing design challenge for students, called make:able, that’s focused on…

Formlabs Teams up with Autodesk to Streamline Digital Workflows for 3D Printing

It was a busy month for 3D printing developer Formlabs. After announcing a new $150 million funding round and doubling its valuation to $2 billion, the ten-year-old company revealed it…

A New Look at Netfabb Basic

When I first saw netfabb in 2009 or so, I was astounded by how cheap it was. Impressed with how netfabb fixes files, I urged Shapeways to work with them…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: April 4, 2021

ASTM’s certificate course continues this week, and Cellink is discussing oncology drug screening applications in a webinar. Those are just two of the topics in this week’s webinar roundup, followed…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 16, 2021: Lincotek, Xometry & Autodesk, 3Strands & ICON, Proto21

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering business, software, construction, and more. Lincotek Medical is continuing its expansion program by investing in additive manufacturing. Xometry and Autodesk have partnered…

Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm…

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AMS 2021: The Gaps in Automating 3D Printing for Production

As exciting as all of the verticals discussed at the online Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit were, automation is a personal favorite as it addresses the gaps between 3D printing and…

Autodesk Integrates Netfabb 3D Printing Software into Fusion 360

When it was acquired by Autodesk in 2015, Netfabb was one of the most widely used tools for enhancing models for 3D printing, in terms of repairing files, prepping them…

Glasgow Design Students 3D Print Final Year Projects and the Results Are Beautiful

3D printing has become an ideal learning tool that opens up new possibilities, helps students develop new, creative thinking, and prepares them for life and work in the digital age….

Scale Modeling Tutorials: 3D Modeling Basics for 3D Printing

In my last article, I discussed the use of 3D printing for scale model hobbyists. Hobbyists are discovering 3D printing to be a useful tool to make customized parts, or…

MAMBO Fiberglass 3D Printed Boat Complete, On Display at Genoa Boat Show

European tech startup moi composites has just announced the unveiling of the completed MAMBO—a 3D printed fiberglass boat. The innovative motor additive manufacturing boat has been fabricated via continuous fiberglass…

3DPOD Episode 33: Alexander Oster, Director of Additive Manufacturing at Autodesk

I’ve known Alexander Oster a long time now. He joined FIT at 16 to work on making a printer and later writing code for the leading service bureau. This eventually…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 23, 2020

We’ve got a lot of online events and webinars to tell you about in today’s roundup, with topics ranging from safety and sustainability to AM training and industrial 3D printing….

Make:able Challenge: Design & 3D Print Assistive Technology for the Disabled

Service bureau PrintLab is partnering with Autodesk for an exciting new competition for schools. The make:able challenge represents what should be a remarkable technological journey for students and teachers as…