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3D Printing News Briefs, June 15, 2024: 3D Printed Research & Lamps & Guns & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ll start with some business and research news, then move on to a software tool. We’ve got a story about an accused terrorist and…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Asahi Kasei Enters 3D Printing

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (Apna) is to launch new filaments and enter the 3D printing market. The new filaments include Xyron, which is a polyphenylene ether called m-PPE. The…

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CDFAM Returns to Berlin for Second Annual Symposium

The second CDFAM Computational Design Symposium is scheduled for May 7-8, 2024, in Berlin, and will convene leading experts in computational design across all scales. Building upon the first event…

Fast DLP 3D Printing Gets Microscale Breakthrough

In an era where the minutiae of technology often determine the leap towards innovation, researchers at Stanford University have made a significant breakthrough with microscopic manufacturing. Spearheaded by Jason Kronenfeld,…

Carbon Releases Automatic Operation Suite for Dental 3D Printing

Carbon, the Silicon Valley-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) 3D printers, has released a system of automation solutions specifically designed for the dental industry. Called the…

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Where Have All AM’s Unicorns Gone?

In the rapidly evolving world of 3D printing, startups valued at over a billion dollars, known as unicorns, once seemed as fantastical as the mythical creatures themselves. While a few…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 24, 2023: EBAM, DLS, & 2GL, Construction, & More

In this Christmas Eve edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with EBAM, DLS, and Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL) 3D printing news. Moving on, Airtech Advanced Materials Group is…

Carbon Adds Three New 3D Printing Resins to Dental Materials Portfolio

Product development and manufacturing technology company Carbon has a very strong materials platform, including engineering-quality elastomers and photopolymers, for applications ranging from sportswear to medical and dental. This week, the…

Why Choose Vat Photopolymerization 3D Printing for Your Business

Vat photopolymerization (VP) is a type of additive manufacturing (AM) that uses light to cure a liquid resin into a solid object. It is a popular choice for manufacturing a…

Carbon Newest 3D Printing Elastomer Is 40% Bio-based

Venture-backed Carbon burst onto the scene in 2015, coming out of stealth as the first company to commercialize continuous digital light processing (DLP) technology. The 3D printing double unicorn impressed…

How Do Adidas 3D Printed Midsoles Hold up after a Year of Use?

I have been entranced with 3D printing since 2014, when I was just 14 years old. Ever since I learned about this technology, I have wondered if we could eventually…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 19, 2023: Geopolymer Construction, FDA Clearance, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Carbon has announced several improvements to its platform, and Renca printed a house with its geopolymer 3D printing mortar. In medical news, Axial3D has…

3D Printed Contraception for HIV Patients Made with Carbon’s CLIP Technique

A collaborative effort by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy, including Isabella C. Young and Priya Srinivasan,…

Carbon Doubles Down on Textures for 3D Printing with New Software Technique

For the past few years, I’ve been highly optimistic about the potential of textures in additive manufacturing (AM). I believe that by enhancing function and perceived value, textures could hasten…

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Dream Mergers and Acquisitions: Who Merges Next in 3D Printing?

3D printing stalwart Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) signaled the next stage of consolidation in the additive manufacturing (AM) market when it announced its intention to acquire newcomer Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM)….

Carbon & Desktop Health Partner for FDA-approved Dental 3D Printing

Taking a significant stride in digital dentistry, Desktop Health and Carbon have inked a new partnership. By integrating the groundbreaking Flexcera family of resins by Desktop Health with Carbon’s digital manufacturing…

Rice University Teams with Carbon and TyRex to Amplify Campus 3D Printing

Rice University‘s Office of Innovation has partnered with Carbon and tech firm TyRex Group to strengthen its additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities. In addition, to facilitate widespread access to 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2023: Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printed Insoles, & More

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Eplus3D released a new hybrid manufacturing solution. In materials news, Formlabs has introduced its first flexible SLS 3D printing material. Then it’s on…

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Bambu Killing 3D Printers: Before and After the Bambu Lab Desktop 3D Printer

You may not agree with the next statement, but, in my humble opinion, you would be wrong. The most important thing to happen in 3D printing in the last decade…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 9, 2023: Pay Per Use Pricing, Material Development, & More

We’ll take care of business first in 3D Printing News Briefs, as IperionX appoints a former Ford executive as an AM advisor. AMFG and Imperial College London won a government-funded…

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Japanese Chemical Company Pulls out of Business with 3D Printer OEM Carbon

Japan’s JSR Corporation has stated that, as of March 1, 2023, it will no longer pursue 3D printing business with Carbon. This seems to be a unique announcement in that…

Riddell’s 3D Printed Helmet Liners Are the MVPs of the NFL Playoffs

When Josh Allen took the field for the NFL’s Wildcard round vs the Miami Dolphins, most people saw a typical helmet. However, if you looked closer, you will notice a…

Essentium Names New Executives As 3D Printing Industry Shakes up Managing Roles

In the last months, a growing number of additive manufacturing (AM) companies have announced adding new top-level executives and board members to their teams to meet set business goals and…

Sheet Metal Startup Hires 3D Printing Vets from Carbon and Relativity Space

Additive manufacturing (AM) can only take you so far, which means there will be plenty of room for other digital production technologies alongside it as automation progresses. Among these complementary…