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3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 13, 2020

We’ve got six webinars and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, including two about ceramics 3D printing, one focused on patents and another on pharmaceuticals, a…

Bioceramic 3D Printing Tested for Flow and Particle Characteristics

As the interest in using 3D printing processes within the medical realm continues to grow, scientists around the world are experimenting with new materials and structures for 3D printed medical…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 3, 2020: Tethon 3D, SolidLine, Scottish Enterprise, Phillips Corporation

We’re telling you about a new material in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and a military partnership. Tethon 3D is launching a new material, while…

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech: Characterization of 3D Printing for Ceramic Fuel Cell Electrolytes

Albert Folch Alcaraz recently submitted a Master’s thesis to the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech. In ‘Mechanical and Microstructural Characterization of 3D Printed Ceramic Fuel Cells Electrolytes,’ Alcaraz delves further into…

Austria: SLA 3D Printing of High Precision Glass Ceramic Parts

Austrian researchers explore lithography-based ceramic manufacturing (LCM) in the recently published ‘Stereolithographic Additive Manufacturing of High Precision Glass Ceramic Parts.’ Focusing on glass ceramics, the authors seek ways to optimize…

Ceramics 3D Printing to Hit $4.8B by 2030, Says SmarTech

SmarTech Analysis has put out its most recent report on the ceramics additive manufacturing (AM) market, Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Part Production: 2019-2030.  The report suggests that, even with the current dynamics…

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Marvel Medtech Uses Additive Manufacturing by XJet To Prevent Breast Cancer

Marvel Medtech has developed a revolutionary way to defeat early-stage breast cancer by combining three unlikely counterparts: MRIs, cryotherapy, and the XJet Carmel 1400 Additive Manufacturing system. Marvel Medtech is…

Interview with Philipp Schlautmann of 3DFigo “Our most prominent customer is certainly NASA”

There is an expanding line up of 3D printers that fill many niches from $199 desktop machines to $1m industrial giants. At the same time, the limited material range of…

Xjet’s Dror Danai “Making the Impossible Possible”

Israeli company Xjet corraled a lot of 3D printing and inkjet veterans into one firm and mixed in a lot of candle power from other industries. Out of this melting…

3D Printing with Kaolinite Clay & Suitable Additives

In the recently published ‘3D printing of kaolinite clay with small additions of lime, fly ash and talc ceramic powders,’ Carlos F. Revelo and Henry A. Colorado explore the use…

BASF’s New Forward AM Corporate Brand & Expanding 3D Printing Materials Portfolio

In one week, formnext 2019 will begin in Frankfurt, and BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS), a subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, is joining many other companies at the top…

3DPOD Episode 15: The Ceramics 3D Printing market: Davide Sher of SmarTech Analysis and 3D Printing Media Network

Davide Sher used to write extensively on 3D printing. Nowadays he runs his own media network in 3D printing and works for SmarTech Analysis. Davide looks at 3D printing from…

Korea: Optimizing High-Viscosity Ceramic Resins for Supportless SLA 3D Printing

In ‘Optimization and characterization of high-viscosity ZrO2 ceramic nanocomposite resins for supportless stereolithography,’ Korean researchers examine new materials for SLA printing, working to improve both dispersion and photo-curing properties. Pointing…

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…

Interview With Michael Steinbach on 3D Printing Technical Ceramics

Of all the materials that are currently underused but have high potential none are more exciting to me than ceramics. Ceramics itself as an age old material can give us…

TCMIP-SL: A New High Resolution and High Speed 3D Printing Process

Each year in the US, about 40 million provisional teeth restorations take place, and the temporary bridges and crowns used in these procedures are necessary to protect a patient’s teeth…

Formlabs Releases Ceramic Resin, Nervous System 3D Prints Beautiful Jewelry with It

Compared to other materials like plastic and metal, ceramics are still relatively new to 3D printing. Like any new material, they started out by being pricey and tricky to 3D…

UConn Engineers Develop Ceramic and Metal 3D Printing Solution for US Navy to Manufacture Replacement Parts At Sea

The US Navy is a big proponent of additive manufacturing technology, and its use of 3D printers on ships offers self-sustainability in remote areas, allowing sailors and officers to make…

Aether 1 3D Bioprinter Promises a Plethora of Printing Options for Artistic Expression

My father once paid $100 for a calculator. This was back in the mid-1970s and this calculator could perform the basic functions and print them as he entered them. It…

voxeljet Continues Materials and Systems Development for High Productivity 3D Printing

During the first day of formnext 2017, Germany-based voxeljet presented its newest 3D printing system in a well-attended press conference as its first proprietary High Speed Sintering machine was officially…

Johnson Matthey Focuses on Binder Jet Ceramic 3D Printing, Opens New R&D Facility

Some of the world’s most established chemical companies have been investing significantly in 3D printing, as the technology offers novel application opportunities for advanced materials. For example, BASF has partnered…

XJet to Present Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting 3D Printing Technology at Ceramics Expo

There are plenty of 3D printing trade shows out there, and we’ve attended many of them, but we’ve also noticed that there are fewer and fewer trade shows of any…

RIT Students Build and Program Their First Ceramics 3D Printer in Only Three Hours

I envy current college students, to be honest. When I was in college, 3D printing had existed for a couple of decades, but most people I knew hadn’t heard of it….

McGill University Researchers Use 3D Printing to Develop Bio-Inspired Interlocking Sutures

Researchers and professors at McGill University in Canada have worked with 3D printing a number of times, using the technology to 3D print better hip replacements, and even more absurd-sounding items,…