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3D Printing News Briefs, June 25, 2022: Partnerships, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DOS and Ivaldi are working together to deliver on-demand critical parts for heavy industries in Africa, and ASME published an AM design standard based…

F1 Champ Fernando Alonso Debuts 3D Printed E-Bike by Arevo

Carbon fiber 3D printing firm Arevo continues to drive its presence in the cycling world, this time taking on two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso. Alonso’s lifestyle brand Kimoa has…

Markforged’s Larger, Faster 3D Printer Lands with First Customer, Phillips Corporation

It’s been a little under a year since Markforged announced the latest update to its continuous composite 3D printer line, the FX20. The system was described as the largest, quickest,…

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3D Printing News Briefs, February 10, 2022: Business, Medical, & More

We’re starting out with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as EOS has launched a new network to connect businesses with certified AM manufacturers and Meltio announced a sales…

MakerBot Adds 3D Printing Filaments from LEHVOSS to METHOD 3D Printers

I’m a huge LEHVOSS fan. The materials company is big enough to bring polymer resources and expertise to bear, yet nimble enough to deliver new products to a rapidly changing…

Luxury Aircraft Parts 3D Printed with Markforged Systems

While the aerospace giants, like Airbus, are working to get 3D printed components into the largest of jumbo jets, additive manufacturing (AM) in aerospace is continuing apace across the industry….

Aerospace & Defense 3D Printing Composites Launched by Markforged

Considered by many in the industry, but not all, to be the inventor of continuous carbon fiber 3D printing, Massachusetts-based Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) announced the launch of two new composite…

Continuous Composites Sues Markforged for Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Every industry is ripe with lawsuits, but when the niche is as competitive as it is in 3D printing, we’re bound to see companies taken to court. This may be…

Meat Industry Turns to 3D Printing for On-demand Parts

After the aerospace and medical sectors, industrial manufacturing is the largest segment using 3D printing, according to the “Market Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing in the General Industry and Tooling Sector-2020-2029”…

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Markforged Announces Larger, Faster FX20 Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

As the 3D printing industry heats up among SPACs, IPOs, acquisitions and just new product releases generally, Markforged has been no stranger to this activity. In addition to announcing an…

CEAD Releases New E50 Printhead for Large-Scale Composite 3D Printing

Since breaking out of desktop 3D printer manufacturing, Lucas Janssen and Maarten Logtenberg have been focused on large-scale 3D printing and composites. With CEAD, the former Leapfrog cofounders are attempting…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 4 – The Five 40s

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles before going deeper and also exploring the use into 3D printing for…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 3 Value Chain Disruptions with 3D Printing

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles. In the second article, we went deeper and also examined 3D printing…

MINI Electric Pacesetter Features 3D Printed Parts Made from Recycled Carbon Fiber

Though BMW may have discontinued MINI’s mass customization program, it has applied 3D printing in a more unique and interesting way in its FIA Formula E Safety Car, the MINI…

3DPOD Episode 55: Ethan Escowitz, Arris Founder & CEO

Ethan Escowitz, whom we interviewed here, co-founded Arris, which hopes to revolutionize the world of composites. By combining molding and 3D printing, his company’s innovative technology can make parts with…

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BASF Ultrafuse® PET CF15 and BASF Ultrafuse® PAHT CF15 are now available for XYZprinting’s PartPro300 xT

XYZprinting has evaluated and qualified materials from the globe’s leading companies that enable customers to innovate and achieve growth in the additive manufacturing industry. In response to customer’s professional needs,…

Stratasys Announces First Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament for F123

Stratasys has introduced a new carbon fiber material for fused deposition modeling (FDM). While the company has had a carbon fiber filament available on their industrial printers for several years,…

Rescue Motorbike Made with 3D Printed Parts

We’ve seen drones and robots used for search and rescue missions, but a group of industrial design engineering and design students from Spain are using FFF 3D printing technology by…

Morphing 3D Printer Nozzle Developed for Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a shape-changing 3D printer nozzle meant to tackle a particular method for 3D printing fiber composites. The nozzle is able to…

Arris Receives Bosch Investment for Additive Molding Process

As noted in our series on the topic, carbon fiber 3D printing is starting to take off. There has yet to be a huge shift in the space, but we…

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Modular Heat Exchanger Made via 3D Printed Molds

You may recognize the name Brett Turnage from the amazingly detailed 3D printed RC cars and motorcycles he makes. But Turnage, founder of BTI LLC, has moved up and is…

Researchers Introduce New LITA Method of Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Researchers from the University of Delaware are combining thermoset polymers with carbon fiber to make a composite for their new technique: localized in­plane thermal assisted (LITA) 3D printing. Carbon fibers…