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One 3D Printing Nozzle, Many Diameters: New from Sculpman

In material extrusion, you’ve traditionally been tied to one nozzle geometry and size. Ideally, you may want to have a larger nozzle to make large interior areas and a finer…

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MeaTech to Open Plant in Belgium for 3D Printing Cultured Chicken Fat

Plenty of additive manufacturing industry firms have launched IPOs since the end of last year, like Desktop Metal, Norsk Titanium, and also MeaTech 3D Ltd., the first cell-cultured meat company to…

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ValCUN Closes €1.5 Million Financing Round for Unique Plasma Metal 3D Printing

Belgian startup ValCUN has just raised €1.5 million to further the development of its metal printing technology. PMV, VLAIO, and private investors took part in the funding round in the…

3DPOD Episode 43: Powder Bed Fusion Innovations with Aerosint’s Edouard Moens de Hase

Edouard Moens de Hase talks to us today about Aerosint. For the last few years, they have been working on improving powder bed fusion. The company has an innovative drum…

3D Printing Financials: Despite Q3 Revenue Drop, Materialise Beats Analyst Forecasts & Medical Division Grows

Additive manufacturing software and of 3D printing service provider Materialise posted financial results in its third-quarter for 2020. As the Belgium-based company continues to suffer consequences from the COVID-19 pandemic, total…

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Kamp C Completes Two-Story 3D Printed House in Belgium

Kamp C has been gearing up for a large-scale 3D printing effort at its site in Belgium since last year, with the delivery of a COBOD BOD2 printer measuring 10…

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Affordable Aluminum 3D Printing with ValCUN’s Molten Metal Deposition

Whereas 3D printing has traditionally been used to make a lot of high-end parts in which weight saving and the texture or form make a high-value 3D-printed part worthwhile, lower…

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Belgian Construction Group Designates BESIX 3D to Specialize in Concrete 3D Printing

Motivated by its continued interests in offering niche solutions, Belgian construction company BESIX Group has created BESIX 3D, focused on concrete 3D printing. Born from an idea ‘shortlisted’ by Unleash—an…

LASEA & Aerosint to Develop L-PBF Technology With In Situ Laser Ablation

High-powered collaborations are in the works everywhere lately, including Belgium, as LASEA and Aerosint launch a funded development project for a hybrid L-PBF technology with in situ laser ablation and…

Tessenderlo Group Releases First Gelatin Bioink in Claro Series

An inclusive team of scientists at Tessenderlo Group, headquartered in Belgium, has announced a recent breakthrough in bioprinting with the creation of new gelatin materials for tissue engineering. Today, they…

atum3D Installs Operator Station Software and DLP Station 5 3D Printer at Sirris Technology Collective

Digital light processing (DLP) specialist and open platform 3D manufacturing company atum3D, based in the Netherlands, introduced the latest version of its intuitive Operator Station print preparation software, complete with proprietary MAGS…

Belgian Startup Introduces Flexible, Transportable, Large-Scale Colossus 3D Printer at formnext

This year’s formnext wrapped up last week in Frankfurt, and many companies were there to showcase their latest products, including Colossus, a multinational 3D printing startup based in Belgium. At the…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween, fair readers! We’re giving you a treat today instead of a trick – our latest edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. First up, Materialise has completed a mammoth…

No Bones About It: Materialise Has Taken On a Mammoth 3D Printed Reconstruction Project

Materialise is in the middle of an SLA 3D printing project of epic proportions…one might even call it a mammoth job. The Belgium-based company is creating a life-size, 3D printed…

3D Technologies a Vital Component of First Face Transplant Procedure in Belgium

Despite the fact that the 1997 movie Face Off made the transferring of a face from one person to another look as simple as going to the dentist for a…

Comprehensive KCE Report Offers Framework and Overview of 3D Printed High-Risk Medical Devices

According to a new report, published under a Creative Commons license by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Center (KCE), the combined medical and dental sectors make up the third largest…

Replacing Human Hands with Octinion’s Partially 3D Printed Strawberry Picking Robot

Belgian engineering company Octinion has developed what it is touting as a “fully autonomous strawberry picking robot.” If you’ve ever wondered how those baskets of fresh strawberries get to your supermarket, Octinion…

BAE Systems Signs Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Partnership with ASCO Industries

The Eurofighter Typhoon is the most advanced swing-role combat aircraft in the world and is manufactured by a consortium of companies including Alenia Aermacchi (now Leonardo), BAE Systems and Airbus….

Aerosint Brings Multi-Material Capabilities to Powder Bed 3D Printing

The recent TCT Show was an excellent opportunity to hear about many of the latest developments across the 3D printing industry, as the busy show highlighted new machines, new software,…

Materialise Expands Office Capacity, Acquires Metal Casting Company to Increase its 3D Printed Metal Solutions Offering

Belgium-based Materialise has been working in the 3D printing industry for nearly 30 years now, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Across its numerous worldwide branches, the company,…

Family of the Future Project Nears 3D Printed Completion

A couple of months ago, nonprofit group Flam3D introduced an intriguing new project: Family of the Future, a collaboration that brought together 29 partner organizations for a project that would showcase the…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news,…

Belgian Researchers Develop 3D Printed Wand for Foot Kinematics

Recently I was at an orthopedist’s appointment with my son, having his shoes fitted with some inserts to relieve discomfort in the boots he wears while traversing around Colorado flyfishing….

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high…