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GE Additive and Vera Announce Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Workflow

GE Additive and Vera Announce Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Workflow

GE Additive and data protection company Vera have announced a new partnership centered around a technology integration that secures the entire additive workflow, from design to print. Design engineers can now protect and encrypt their proprietary designs before moving to the next step in their build preparation workflow, or upon final submission to GE Additive 3D printers. “Today’s […]

GE Additive and data protection company Vera have announced a new partnership centered around a technology integration that secures the entire additive workflow, from design to print. Design engineers can now protect and encrypt their proprietary designs before moving...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a Prodways Group company. Kickstarter and Autodesk are releasing a new open source 3D printing test, and […]

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a business award and EOS signed an agreement with Z3DFAB. UTC Aerospace Systems is increasing its use of 3D printing, and Volkswagen used the technology to […]

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a business award and EOS signed an agreement with Z3DFAB. UTC Aerospace...
Cloud-Based Simulation and More Among New Features in Netfabb 2019

Cloud-Based Simulation and More Among New Features in Netfabb 2019

Netfabb has been a popular software program even since before it was acquired by Autodesk, and each year it offers more and more features to its users as Autodesk brings out new versions. Recently, Autodesk introduced Netfabb 2019, which has several new features in addition to updates to some of its existing features. The new […]

Netfabb has been a popular software program even since before it was acquired by Autodesk, and each year it offers more and more features to its users as Autodesk brings out new versions. Recently, Autodesk introduced Netfabb 2019, which has several new features in...
Team Effort Uses 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

Team Effort Uses 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, with thousands of animal and plant species living in their colorful ocean-floor habitats. These reefs are in quite a bit of trouble currently, however. In the past 30 years, 50 percent of the world’s coral reefs have died and if changes aren’t made to slow the […]

Coral reefs are the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, with thousands of animal and plant species living in their colorful ocean-floor habitats. These reefs are in quite a bit of trouble currently, however. In the past 30 years, 50 percent of the world’s coral...
Composites Startup Introduces Continuous Fiber Manufacturing Technology for 3D Printing High Performance Parts

Composites Startup Introduces Continuous Fiber Manufacturing Technology for 3D Printing High Performance Parts

In 2016, the award-winning Atropos 3D printing research project on 3D printing thermosetting continuous fiber composite materials was born out of a collaboration between KUKA, Owens Corning, and +Lab, which is run by Professor Marinella Levi of of the Politecnico di Milano. The unique, patented technology wields photocurable continuous fiber composites through a six-axis robotic arm. This past winter, […]

In 2016, the award-winning Atropos 3D printing research project on 3D printing thermosetting continuous fiber composite materials was born out of a collaboration between KUKA, Owens Corning, and +Lab, which is run by Professor Marinella Levi of of the Politecnico di...
GM Uses 3D Printing and Autodesk Generative Design Software to Advance Vehicle Design

GM Uses 3D Printing and Autodesk Generative Design Software to Advance Vehicle Design

General Motors has always been a leader and a pioneer of the auto industry, and that’s no exception when it comes to 3D printing. The company has been using the technology for more than 30 years, and was among the earliest adopters in the automotive industry. Today, GM has some of the industry’s most comprehensive […]

General Motors has always been a leader and a pioneer of the auto industry, and that’s no exception when it comes to 3D printing. The company has been using the technology for more than 30 years, and was among the earliest adopters in the automotive industry....
3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for additive manufacturing. 3MF (3D Manufacturing Format) promised to get rid of many issues that crop up when using common 3D formats, like STL, and allow […]

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for additive manufacturing. 3MF (3D Manufacturing Format)...
University of Warwick Students Create UAV to Aid in Mountain Rescue Efforts

University of Warwick Students Create UAV to Aid in Mountain Rescue Efforts

There is a lot of conversation about the replacement of workers by automated robots and what that means for the future of the workforce from the perspective of both the employer and the employee. Those participating in these conversations might just have to set out a bowl of water and some kibble now and welcome […]

There is a lot of conversation about the replacement of workers by automated robots and what that means for the future of the workforce from the perspective of both the employer and the employee. Those participating in these conversations might just have to set out a...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is partnering with Trideus. A Shapeways employee explains why […]

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is...
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...
Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children’s Protective Face Mask

Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children’s Protective Face Mask

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering face mask, an unfortunately necessary accessory in cities where the […]

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering...
Redstack Intern Solves Office Coffee Problem with Clever 3D Printing

Redstack Intern Solves Office Coffee Problem with Clever 3D Printing

Most inventions start out as problems to solve, and 3D printed inventions are no exception. Harrison Gloyne, an intern at technology and services provider Redstack, noticed a problem in the office. Like most offices, there was a great deal of coffee being consumed, in the form of Nespresso pods. There was no organizational system, however, […]

Most inventions start out as problems to solve, and 3D printed inventions are no exception. Harrison Gloyne, an intern at technology and services provider Redstack, noticed a problem in the office. Like most offices, there was a great deal of coffee being consumed, in...
#3DP365Project Showcases a Full Year of Daily 3D Printing: Interview with Jeffrey Wright

#3DP365Project Showcases a Full Year of Daily 3D Printing: Interview with Jeffrey Wright

If you want to get good at something, you have to practice it. That’s true for writing as much as playing the piano as much as 3D printing. It was in this vein that the host of YouTube’s Print 3D Channel, Jeffrey Wright, undertook the ambitious project of challenging himself to print something new every […]

If you want to get good at something, you have to practice it. That’s true for writing as much as playing the piano as much as 3D printing. It was in this vein that the host of YouTube’s Print 3D Channel, Jeffrey Wright, undertook the ambitious project of...
After Successful Testing and Verification, 3D Printed WAAMpeller is Introduced to the Public

After Successful Testing and Verification, 3D Printed WAAMpeller is Introduced to the Public

After over half a year of hard work, the 3D printed WAAMpeller – the first-ever ship’s propeller to be class-approved – has finally been verified and unveiled to the public at the Netherlands headquarters of Damen Shipyards Group. The project was announced back in April, when Netherlands-based RAMLAB, an additive manufacturing lab built for the maritime […]

After over half a year of hard work, the 3D printed WAAMpeller – the first-ever ship’s propeller to be class-approved – has finally been verified and unveiled to the public at the Netherlands headquarters of Damen Shipyards Group. The project was...
Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

From model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled further by consortiums such as the UK’s ATI Horizon Additive Manufacturing as they work to develop progressive manufacturing methods in […]

From model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled further by consortiums such as the UK’s ATI Horizon Additive...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces a sales partnership with CNC Software and ESUN enters a strategic sales and […]

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces...
SABIC Showcases New THERMOCOMP AM Compounds and 3D Printed Yacht Hull at formnext

SABIC Showcases New THERMOCOMP AM Compounds and 3D Printed Yacht Hull at formnext

Global chemical company SABIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, unveiled a dizzying amount of new materials at the RAPID + TCT show in May, reaffirming its strong commitment to the 3D printing industry. The company also brought the new materials to formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week to introduce them to the European market, showcasing both […]

Global chemical company SABIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, unveiled a dizzying amount of new materials at the RAPID + TCT show in May, reaffirming its strong commitment to the 3D printing industry. The company also brought the new materials to formnext 2017 in...
3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge On Track for Amsterdam Installation in 2018, Research Team To Test and Analyze Structure

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge On Track for Amsterdam Installation in 2018, Research Team To Test and Analyze Structure

There are concrete 3D printed bridges, and bridges 3D printed out of modified plastic. Now, we’re one step closer to seeing a first-of-its-kind bridge built by robots and 3D printed using stainless steel. Netherlands-based startup MX3D, which develops robotic additive manufacturing technology and created the Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) method, got started on the ambitious […]

There are concrete 3D printed bridges, and bridges 3D printed out of modified plastic. Now, we’re one step closer to seeing a first-of-its-kind bridge built by robots and 3D printed using stainless steel. Netherlands-based startup MX3D, which develops robotic...
Australia’s First 3D Printed Paw Helps Millie the Greyhound Run Again

Australia’s First 3D Printed Paw Helps Millie the Greyhound Run Again

While greyhounds can also be wonderful, affectionate pets, most people know them as the dogs that run fast. Greyhounds are, indeed, incredibly fast, but Millie, a young greyhound in Australia, lost her ability to run like the wind when she lost one of her front paws due to an injury when she was a puppy. […]

While greyhounds can also be wonderful, affectionate pets, most people know them as the dogs that run fast. Greyhounds are, indeed, incredibly fast, but Millie, a young greyhound in Australia, lost her ability to run like the wind when she lost one of her front paws...
Amsterdam: Redesign and Machine Learning Will See MX3D Complete 3D Printed Bridge Next Year

Amsterdam: Redesign and Machine Learning Will See MX3D Complete 3D Printed Bridge Next Year

MX3D is famous for a unique 3D printing process that not only extrudes filament straight into thin air but is industrial strength too. With no need for support structures and the ability to 3D print with metal, MX3D developed Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing, or WAAM. And while the uses for 3D printing and the […]

MX3D is famous for a unique 3D printing process that not only extrudes filament straight into thin air but is industrial strength too. With no need for support structures and the ability to 3D print with metal, MX3D developed Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing, or...
Keeping Baby Tortoises Safe with 3D Printing: Update on 3D Printed ‘Techno-Tortoise’ Shells

Keeping Baby Tortoises Safe with 3D Printing: Update on 3D Printed ‘Techno-Tortoise’ Shells

You may remember, from last fall, seeing a 3D printable birdhouse that was resistant to predators, thanks to its durable, double-shell design and high entrance to keep chicks inside. There have been several other instances where 3D printing technology has been put to good use keeping our animal friends safe, such as creating decoys like 3D […]

You may remember, from last fall, seeing a 3D printable birdhouse that was resistant to predators, thanks to its durable, double-shell design and high entrance to keep chicks inside. There have been several other instances where 3D printing technology has been put to...
3D Printing Complete on History-Making WAAMpeller Prototype

3D Printing Complete on History-Making WAAMpeller Prototype

3D printing is still a new enough technology, and such a rapidly growing one, that it’s quite frequent to see new things being 3D printed for the first time. A lot of those firsts are coming as metal 3D printing advances, and this spring, the first-ever class-approved metal 3D printed maritime component was announced. The […]

3D printing is still a new enough technology, and such a rapidly growing one, that it’s quite frequent to see new things being 3D printed for the first time. A lot of those firsts are coming as metal 3D printing advances, and this spring, the first-ever...
Open House: Additive Manufacturing Evolution is On Track at BeAM Machines Inc.

Open House: Additive Manufacturing Evolution is On Track at BeAM Machines Inc.

We’ve been eagerly following the progress of BeAM Machines SAS, founded in France, since 2015. This winter, the company, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, made a successful jump to the US market when it opened a new facility in Ohio for its US subsidiary, BeAM Machines Inc. Soon after the doors opened at […]

We’ve been eagerly following the progress of BeAM Machines SAS, founded in France, since 2015. This winter, the company, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, made a successful jump to the US market when it opened a new facility in...
Exclusive Interview: Manufacturing Industry Strategist Diego Tamburini Examines the Evolution of 3D Printing Software Packages

Exclusive Interview: Manufacturing Industry Strategist Diego Tamburini Examines the Evolution of 3D Printing Software Packages

Software packages that support 3D printing are advancing rapidly and have become incredibly powerful and complex in the last decade or so. While a number of companies offering software solutions that support 3D printing have increased exponentially in the recent past, established players like Autodesk are doing their best to push limits on technology in […]

Software packages that support 3D printing are advancing rapidly and have become incredibly powerful and complex in the last decade or so. While a number of companies offering software solutions that support 3D printing have increased exponentially in the recent past,...
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