Binder Jetting

ExOne Introduces X1 160PRO for Manufacturing Low Cost 3D Printed Metal Parts

ExOne has been making binder jetting 3D printers for years now. The firm has developed processes to make sand cores and to use binder jetting to make metal parts. Where…

Markforged Metal X Now Lets You 3D Print in Inconel 625

Metal and composite 3D printer manufacturer Markforged has now released Inconel 625 for the Metal X system, bringing a high-performance nickel superalloy to many more users. Inconel 625 is used in…

Digital Metal Releases Two New Superalloys for Metal 3D Printing in Extreme Environments

A few years ago, metal powder producer the Höganäs Group acquired Digital Metal, a small Sweden-based company with a proprietary binder jetting technology of the same name that was developed in 2013….

Rapid 2019: Interview with Markforged’s Greg Mark On AI in 3D Printing

Markforged started by bringing an innovative continuous composites technology to 3D printing. Rather than try to be all things to all men, the firm had a strong initial automotive focus…

Rapid 2019: Interview with GE’s Jake Brunsberg on Binder Jetting for Manufacturing

A while ago GE announced its surprising entry into the binder jetting market. GE was already active in two metal 3D printing technologies Laser Powder Bed Fusion and Electron Powder…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with Additive Manufacturing Technologies’ impressive growth as of late. ExOne has announced a collaboration with…

Zac Posen, GE Additive, and Protolabs Partnered to Make 3D Printed High-Fashion Collection for 2019 Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute fundraiser event, better known as the Met Gala, has been referred to as the Oscars of the East Coast. This highly exclusive event…

The Rise of Compact Industrial Metal 3D Printers

Metal additive manufacturing continues to be one of the most influential next-generation technologies. While metal 3D printing is a hot topic in the industry, most of the focus has been…

Cummins Expands Portfolio by Investing in GE Additive’s Metal Binder Jet 3D Printing Technology

Indiana-based diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. has a long history of designing, manufacturing, distributing, and servicing power solutions. Founded 100 years ago, the company works with customers in nearly 200 countries…

Researchers Use Seashell and Plaster Powder in Binder Jet 3D Printing Experiments

It is inevitable that on a trip to the ocean, I will pick up and admire some seashells from the beach and contemplate bringing them home to display in a…

ExOne Introduces the X1 25PRO Metal Binder Jetting 3D Printer

3D printer manufacturer and 3D printing service provider ExOne is known for its binder jetting technology, including metal binder jetting. The company offers more than 10 different 3D printer models, and recently…

The Effect of Powder Size Distribution on Binder Jetting Steel

In a paper entitled “Effect of powder size distribution on densification and microstructural evolution of binder-jet 3D-printed alloy 625,” a team of researchers test gas-atomized alloy 625 powders of three…

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Food 3D Printing Methods

Several research studies have focused on the 3D printing of food, lending it a seriousness beyond the way that many people still see it, which is as a novelty. In…

3DPrint.com Interviews Experienced 3D Printing Executive and Metal 3D Printing Pioneer David Burns

Back in the 3D printing dark ages, 2005, David Burns joined ExOne to make manufacturing using 3D Printing a reality. In the ensuing thirteen years a lot of things have…

Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need…

Xjet Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Gives Details on Nanoparticle Jetting 3D Printing We Interview CEO Hanan Gothait

A number of journalists and partners have been taken on a whirlwind tour of Israel by Xjet. The ceramics and metal printing company wanted to show us their homeland as…

The Oasis 3DP Brings Open Source Binder Jetting to Makers

The 2018 Hackaday Prize will soon be wrapping up, and as always, the contest has yielded some wonderfully innovative and promising ideas. One entry, submitted by Yvo de Haas, aims to…

Ampower Releases Paper Discussing Sinter-Based 3D Printing Technologies

Ampower is an aptly named company, as its goal is to empower companies to benefit from additive manufacturing. The German company offers its expertise on all things 3D printing-related in…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 26, 2018

We have plenty of business, material, and 3D printer news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D printing led to increased savings for GM over the…

Kwambio Showcasing New Ceramics 3D Printer at CES 2018

Headquartered in New York City, innovative 3D printing startup Kwambio got its start in 2015 with the launch of its dynamic 3D file platform, followed soon after by its Unique…

3D Printing Business: Inside GE Additive

The GE Additive Technology Center (ATC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is housed in a former Dell building that has become the center for GE Additive‘s latest efforts in additive manufacturing since…

Exclusive First Look: GE Additive to Introduce Scalable Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing System

GE has been invested in additive manufacturing for years now, employing the technology throughout many of its operations, and in 2016 made the billion-dollar move to become a metal additive…

Metal 3D Printing: Laser Sintering vs. Bulk Sintering in a Furnace – Pros and Cons

Powder bed fusion (PBF) is by far the most widely used metal 3D printing process today. For evidence of how popular PBF has become, look no further than GE’s massive…

Johnson Matthey and voxeljet Collaborate to Develop Ceramic Binder Jet 3D Printing

Chemical company Johnson Matthey has been pursuing additive manufacturing for several years, like many other companies in the chemical industry. Unlike many of its peers, however, Johnson Matthey hasn’t been focusing…