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The Slow 3D Printing Software Revolution with Materialise

While attending RAPID + TCT a few weeks ago, I sat down with Bryan Crutchfield, the Vice President and General Manager – North America at Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), to discuss…

3D Systems at RAPID + TCT 2021: Oqton Acquisition & David Leigh Interview

In early September, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced an agreement to acquire software startup Oqton, a global SaaS company that offers an agnostic, intelligent, cloud-based Manufacturing Operating System (MOS) platform which automates the end-to-end…

Oceanz and AM-Flow Collaborate to Sort and Pick 3D Printed Parts Automagically

3D printing service Oceanz has implemented two AM-Flow modules, AM-VISION and AM-SORT, to automate aspects of their manufacturing workflow. AM-VISION is an automated part identification module that uses machine vision…

Functgraph: 3D Printer, Please Make Me a Sandwich

Talk about 4D printing! Researchers from Meiji University in Japan, Yuto Kuroki and Keita Watanabe, have developed a unique system for 3D printing and then assembling and operating a variety of…

3D Control Systems Launches AI-Powered 3D Printing Workflow Platform ZAP

Today, California-based 3D Control Systems, which is the parent company of 3DPrinterOS, is announcing the launch of ZAP, its new AI-powered automated software platform for the advanced manufacturing industry. The…

ZVerse Launches Next Generation of Digital Manufacturing Enablement Platform

South Carolina-based digital manufacturing technology company ZVerse, Inc., which was founded in 2013, developed what it considered the only CAD as a Service (CADaaS) platform for digital manufacturing, which offers service…

New Automated System for Unpacking & Cleaning Powder 3D Printed Parts Announced by Solukon

Solukon Maschinenbau GmbH develops and supplies high-quality powder removal and processing systems for metal and polymer additive manufacturing, providing them to a variety of industrial users, including NASA, CERN, Lockheed Martin, Siemens,…

Using Machine Vision to Automate Nozzle Alignment for Multitool 3D Printers

The term ‘hacking’ essentially means an attempt to exploit a system, computer or otherwise, often for illicit reasons. But, the less nefarious definition refers to a clever technique or tip…

Stephanie Sharp of 3DQue on Automated Manufacturing With FDM Clusters

I’m a huge proponent of clustered manufacturing. I believe that for many manufacturing parts clusters of FDM printers are the most economical solution for tough durable parts. Especially for parts…