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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…

Startup Accelerator: Arris Composites Takes a New Approach to 3D Printing Carbon Fiber

Composites have always been a whiz bang technology that can lightweight things and give them excellent strength to weight. Widely deployed in niche applications, composites, including carbon fiber-reinforced materials, are…

Arevo Announces New Aqua 2 Carbon Fiber 3D Printer, $25M in Series B Funding

Due to its stiffness, high strength-to-weight ratio, and the fact that it demonstrates anisotropic properties, carbon fiber has been used as a less expensive replacement material for metals such as…

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Making the Most of 3D Printing and Composites

Polymer matrix reinforced with long carbon fibers has the highest potential to replace metals and reduce the total weight of functional structures. Learn why combining 3D printing and carbon fiber…

Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Eight: Recycling Carbon Fiber

Now that we’ve covered the roots and present state of carbon fiber 3D printing, including current research, we should take a look at where carbon fiber goes to die—or, to…

Interview with Josh Martin the CEO of Fortify on Fiber Reinforced DLP

We’re so used to 3D printing being disruptive that we don’t, in my opinion, worry enough about being disrupted ourselves. Much 3D printing news is a seemingly endless me-too copycat…

AREVO Partners With Franco Bicycles to Make 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Frames

AREVO is a Khosla backed, well funded, startup that uses a six-axis robot arm to extrude composites for manufacturing. The company has since inception spoken of breakthrough materials and applications such as carbon…

Premium AEROTEC 3D Printing Serially Produced Parts For All Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

German aviation technology company Premium Aerotec has been making 3D printed aerospace parts for a few years now. Since 2016 they’ve been producing 3D printed parts for the A400M. The company…

Researchers Increase Strength of FDM 3D Printed Parts for UAV Applications

A collaborative team of researchers from Kingston University, the University of Liverpool, and Khalifa University of Science and Technology recently published a paper, titled “Additive Manufactured Sandwich Composite/ABS Parts for Unmanned…

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…

Roboze Works with CTC to Develop 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Aerospace

CTC GmbH is a subsidiary of Airbus, which we all know is a big fan of 3D printing. The CTC plays a large role in developing those 3D printed components for Airbus…

Paper-Based 3D Printing Saves on Costs, Cuts Environmental Concerns for Automotive Manufacture — A Few Questions For: Mcor

As we see time and time again, partnerships offer a key portal for mutually beneficial arrangements in many aspects of business. This is especially true in the additive manufacturing arena,…