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3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 19, 2020

A variety of topics will be covered in this week’s webinar and virtual event roundup, including additive manufacturing in aerospace, CAMWorks, product management, post-processing, and more. Read on to learn…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 30, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 4, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

Boeing 777x Takes First Flight with over 600 3D-Printed Parts

Sunday saw the maiden flight of the Boeing 777X, marking an important date in the history of 3D printing for the twin GE9X engines driving the aircraft. Each GE9X features…

Tuskegee University Selected by NASA to Advance Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

The aerospace industry is a trendsetter when it comes to manufacturing. It is a major industry that evolved its expertise into lighter material, efficient engines and overall safer machines. Leveraging…

Morf3D Secures Round of Funding with Boeing, Driven by High Customer Demand

More news for the aerospace sector shows that Morf3D, established in 2015, continues to act as a leader within the industry, offering metal 3D printing and additive manufacturing processes to…

3D Printing Industry Experts Interview: Jeffrey DeGrange of Impossible Objects

This is a short interview with Jeffery DeGrange, the Chief Commercial Officer at Impossible Objects. He has a great amount of experience with the manufacturing sector and he gives good insight into what America is trying to do in order to address a skills gap with workers.

Presentations on 3D Printing Trends and Projects at RAPID 2019

I didn’t just visit companies at their booths during the recent RAPID + TCT – I made time in my schedule to attend a few interesting sessions as well, including…

Boeing Creates the First 3D Printed Metal Satellite Antenna, Saves on Mass, Time, and Costs

Boeing satellite engineers recently created what is possibly the first ever 3D printed metal antenna for a satellite that will be sent into space on the AMOS 17. Now being…

Top 10 3D Printing Aerospace Stories from 2018

3D printing has played an important role in many industries over the past year, such as medical, education, and aerospace. It would take a very long time to list all…

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon fiber…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2018

We’re starting with some news from the ongoing TCT Show in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to webcasts and YouTube videos, finishing with an update on…

Digital Alloys Closes Series B Funding, Receives Patents for Novel Joule Printing Method

Located in Burlington, Massachusetts, 3D printing company Digital Alloys is bringing something brand new to the table. It’s called Joule Printing, and the company claims it will bring metal 3D printing…

NextFlex Funding: Recipients Include Projects Regarding 3D Printed Antenna and Flexible Circuits

Formed as the result of an agreement between the US Department of Defense and FlexTech Alliance in 2015, NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, is a consortium made up of…

Anti-Copying Technology for 3D Printing: A Survey

Co-author John Hornick has written and spoken extensively about the unique ability of 3D printing to democratize manufacturing and about how 3D printing could render the concept of “genuine products”…

Boeing Protects Its 3D Printed Intellectual Property with Assembrix Software

Boeing is heavily involved in 3D printing, using multiple vendors to 3D print parts for aircraft such as the Dreamliner. But with such collaboration comes risk. While the vendors themselves…

Frustum and ANSYS: 3D Software Solutions on Display at RAPID + TCT

We weren’t just checking out artwork and the latest 3D printers and applications or attending press conferences and keynote at last week’s RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth – 3D software was…

Protolabs and 3Diligent Know That 3D Printing Is Not Always the Answer

At RAPID + TCT 2018 in Texas last week, in between catching up on the latest 3D printing innovations, products, and themes, we spoke with many 3D printing companies on the floor,…

3D Printing Investments: Boeing Invests in Morf3D, DSM Funds Chromatic 3D Materials

While 3D printing is becoming more entrenched in the aerospace industry, some aircraft manufacturers and airliners have embraced the technology more enthusiastically and for a longer time than others. Boeing has…

Boeing and Oerlikon Team Up to Develop Standard Processes for 3D Printed Titanium Aerospace Parts

While titanium is often the metal of choice when it comes to 3D printed implants, the strong, lightweight material also sees great use in manufacturing aircraft components. The aerospace industry is rapidly…

Advanced 3D Printing Materials: Oxford Performance Materials Commercializes Proprietary OXPEKK Custom Compounds

As additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, begins to find more applications, there becomes an apparent need for higher-performance materials. Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), based out of South…

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Soars with Billion-Dollar Boeing Partnership, Educational Adoption for Tomorrow’s Aerospace Workforce

In 1986, aviation powerhouse Boeing turned to CATIA software from Dassault Systèmes for the design and manufacture of new airplanes. A few decades on, 3D technologies have become a staple tool…

3D Printing Patent Landscape

The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years.  It has applications in many areas of life and the economy, such as healthcare, aerospace, and parts replacement.  3D…