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Victrex Partners with University of Exeter to Develop Next-Generation PAEK 3D Printing Materials

Victrex Partners with University of Exeter to Develop Next-Generation PAEK 3D Printing Materials

According to this year’s State of the Industry Annual Worldwide Progress Report on Additive Manufacturing, Wohlers Associates, Inc., additive manufacturing grew at ~21% last year, as the industry continues to create and develop the materials and technology to support it.  Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) is the name of a family of high-performance thermoplastics that includes polyetheretherketone (PEEK), and until recently […]

According to this year’s State of the Industry Annual Worldwide Progress Report on Additive Manufacturing, Wohlers Associates, Inc., additive manufacturing grew at ~21% last year, as the industry continues to create and develop the materials and technology to...
MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

This spring, air data and flow measurement systems and instruments producer Aeroprobe Corporation announced the launch of its new subsidiary, MELD Manufacturing Corporation, for the purposes of continuing the work on its novel Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing method. This technology, which can 3D print metal components without having to use lasers to melt materials, has been under development for over […]

This spring, air data and flow measurement systems and instruments producer Aeroprobe Corporation announced the launch of its new subsidiary, MELD Manufacturing Corporation, for the purposes of continuing the work on its novel Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing...
3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the attention of golfers. The 2018 PGA Merchandise Show displayed the latest and greatest from golf manufacturers; everything from top of the line golf clubs to […]

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the attention of golfers. The 2018 PGA Merchandise Show displayed the latest and greatest from...
Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Create Repeatable 3D Printing Processes and Standards in Aircraft MRO Industry

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Create Repeatable 3D Printing Processes and Standards in Aircraft MRO Industry

While standards and regulations in any type of industry are necessary, it’s of the utmost importance to properly set them up in the aerospace field, especially when it comes to 3D printed parts and components – people’s lives are actually at stake. As the aerospace industry continues to increase its rate of adoption for additive […]

While standards and regulations in any type of industry are necessary, it’s of the utmost importance to properly set them up in the aerospace field, especially when it comes to 3D printed parts and components – people’s lives are actually at stake....
3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable if it’s diagnosed and treated early on, but it can lead to ulcers, and is responsible for 30,000 deaths annually, most often among people who […]

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable if it’s diagnosed and treated early on, but it can lead to ulcers, and...
RMIT University Researching LMD 3D Printing for Making New and Replacement Defense Aircraft Parts

RMIT University Researching LMD 3D Printing for Making New and Replacement Defense Aircraft Parts

3D printing is finding significant adoption in the aerospace industry, considering its need for complex parts and lightweight components with consistent quality and repeatable characteristics. The technology also makes the supply chain more efficient, as it reduces material, money, and time for the production process of both commercial and defense aircraft. Researchers with RMIT University in […]

3D printing is finding significant adoption in the aerospace industry, considering its need for complex parts and lightweight components with consistent quality and repeatable characteristics. The technology also makes the supply chain more efficient, as it reduces...
Graphmatec Partnering with Materials Developer Add North 3D to Develop Conductive 3D Printing Filaments

Graphmatec Partnering with Materials Developer Add North 3D to Develop Conductive 3D Printing Filaments

Last summer, materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher, a researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University in Sweden, worked with serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh to found a startup company, of which Taher is the CEO, called Graphmatech. Not only is the startup part of top European business accelerator the InnoEnergy Highway, which specializes in sustainable energy, but it also belongs to SynerLeap, […]

Last summer, materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher, a researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University in Sweden, worked with serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh to found a startup company, of which Taher is the CEO, called Graphmatech. Not only is the...
IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from prosthetics and back braces to prosthetic leg coverings. Its virtual orthopedic service provides 3D printed solutions to increase users’ choice and comfort, as well as […]

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from prosthetics and back braces to prosthetic leg...
HP and Siemens PLM Expand Partnership to Provide More 3D Printing and Design Opportunities

HP and Siemens PLM Expand Partnership to Provide More 3D Printing and Design Opportunities

Among its many partners, HP counts Siemens as one of its primary collaborators in the ongoing mission to transform 3D printing to a production technology. The company relied on Siemens’ software to develop and scale its innovative Multi Jet Fusion technology, and Siemens NX AM for HP Multi Jet Fusion, an extension of Siemens’ end-to-end design-to-production software […]

Among its many partners, HP counts Siemens as one of its primary collaborators in the ongoing mission to transform 3D printing to a production technology. The company relied on Siemens’ software to develop and scale its innovative Multi Jet Fusion technology,...
Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in a person’s body and can later be 3D printed into a detailed physical model. Unfortunately, these images are so detailed that the part that needs to […]

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in a person’s body and can later be 3D printed into a detailed physical...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 29, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 29, 2018

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as we see companies introducing new products and starting new partnerships. Sharebot and Tractus3D both have new 3D printers, and Omegasonics is bringing its ultrasonic cleaning units to IMTS 2018. Perstorp and 3D4Makers have signed a joint venture agreement, while BIOLIFE4D announced that it’s now a […]

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as we see companies introducing new products and starting new partnerships. Sharebot and Tractus3D both have new 3D printers, and Omegasonics is bringing its ultrasonic cleaning units to IMTS 2018. Perstorp...
3D Printing Business: Inside the New Collaborative International Advanced Manufacturing 3DHUB

3D Printing Business: Inside the New Collaborative International Advanced Manufacturing 3DHUB

In Terrassa, about 30km north of Barcelona, a mountainside in part of a protected forest houses not only stunning views of the Spanish countryside, but a technological center focusing on managing and advancing progress. Leitat Technological Center, founded in 1906, accredited by ACCIÓ and recognized by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, is now home to […]

In Terrassa, about 30km north of Barcelona, a mountainside in part of a protected forest houses not only stunning views of the Spanish countryside, but a technological center focusing on managing and advancing progress. Leitat Technological Center, founded in...
Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor for cats as well. But in a fascinating new public art installation, Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir has brought life-sized copies of suits of armor to Fort […]

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor for cats as well. But in a fascinating new public art installation, Icelandic artist...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D printing and Fictiv announces the results of its Series B funding […]

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D...
3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is ongoing, and NAVAIR believes that it will have approved […]

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer, and iMakr opened its new store in London with a big event. Titomic is collaborating with Callaway Golf Company, and Renishaw just introduced its new […]

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer, and iMakr opened its new store in London with a big event. Titomic is...
It’s Always About Potential: EOS and the Additive Mile

It’s Always About Potential: EOS and the Additive Mile

Introducing its newest industrial 3D printing system, industry leader EOS was well set up for a very busy showing at RAPID + TCT. While last year at the event, EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher and I mainly focused our chat on metals, a segment where EOS certainly shines and RAPID had a spotlight, this […]

Introducing its newest industrial 3D printing system, industry leader EOS was well set up for a very busy showing at RAPID + TCT. While last year at the event, EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher and I mainly focused our chat on metals, a segment where EOS...
French-Australian Research Collaboration Centers on Metallic 3D Printing and Marine Propellers

French-Australian Research Collaboration Centers on Metallic 3D Printing and Marine Propellers

3D printing is often used for applications in the maritime and naval fields, and now a research collaboration on marine technologies between institutes in Australia and France is hoping to further investigate use of the technology for defense purposes. Researchers from Centrale Nantes, a French engineering “Grand Ecole” that has some experience with 3D printing, are […]

3D printing is often used for applications in the maritime and naval fields, and now a research collaboration on marine technologies between institutes in Australia and France is hoping to further investigate use of the technology for defense purposes. Researchers...
Carbon Helps Vitamix Design a Juicy New 3D Printed Nozzle for Its Commercial Blender Line

Carbon Helps Vitamix Design a Juicy New 3D Printed Nozzle for Its Commercial Blender Line

Last month at the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) in Cleveland, a major case study between Carbon, The Technology House (TTH), and Vitamix was announced that showcases how 3D printing can be the perfect fit for production workflows and result in real-world solutions as the technology presents an exciting digital future. Normally when we hear the word […]

Last month at the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) in Cleveland, a major case study between Carbon, The Technology House (TTH), and Vitamix was announced that showcases how 3D printing can be the perfect fit for production workflows and result in...
Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the company has introduced in two years. But it’s a big week for the global 3D printing leader for another reason as well – the company […]

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the company has introduced in two years. But it’s a big week for the global...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 20, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 20, 2018

We’re getting right down to business today in 3D Printing News Briefs – Identify3D and atum3D are both announcing new collaborations and partnerships, and Made In Space has received an award from NASA. WASP created a new hub network, while the Library of Congress has created a new position to help with digital strategy. Finally, […]

We’re getting right down to business today in 3D Printing News Briefs – Identify3D and atum3D are both announcing new collaborations and partnerships, and Made In Space has received an award from NASA. WASP created a new hub network, while the Library of...
Stratasys, PADT, Lockheed Martin 3D Printing 100+ Final Parts for NASA Orion Spacecraft

Stratasys, PADT, Lockheed Martin 3D Printing 100+ Final Parts for NASA Orion Spacecraft

The future of human exploration in outer space depends on our ability to successfully manufacture necessary items in zero gravity conditions, which is why scientists and engineers have been calling on the power of 3D printing to help us travel the stars more safely and efficiently. NASA has spent years developing its Orion deep-space crew […]

The future of human exploration in outer space depends on our ability to successfully manufacture necessary items in zero gravity conditions, which is why scientists and engineers have been calling on the power of 3D printing to help us travel the stars more safely...
SLM Solutions and Swerea Collaborate with Partner Organizations on Metal 3D Printing Project

SLM Solutions and Swerea Collaborate with Partner Organizations on Metal 3D Printing Project

SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal additive manufacturing technology, and now it, along with Swedish research company Swerea IVF, is embarking on a new industrial project that will involve 10 companies and research institutions. The first-of-its-kind project will focus on the development of a new production line for metal additive manufacturing, particularly selective […]

SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal additive manufacturing technology, and now it, along with Swedish research company Swerea IVF, is embarking on a new industrial project that will involve 10 companies and research institutions. The first-of-its-kind project...
PrintLab and CREATE Education Team Up to Support 3D Printing in UK Schools

PrintLab and CREATE Education Team Up to Support 3D Printing in UK Schools

Global 3D printing distributor and curriculum provider PrintLab, based in the UK, is on a mission to support the adoption of 3D printing in schools with the help of its educational 3D printing ecosystem and resources for teachers. To further this goal, today PrintLab announces that it is teaming up with UK 3D printing company […]

Global 3D printing distributor and curriculum provider PrintLab, based in the UK, is on a mission to support the adoption of 3D printing in schools with the help of its educational 3D printing ecosystem and resources for teachers. To further this goal, today PrintLab...
Aether Announces New AI 3D Medical Imaging Software, Partnership with Harvard Medical School to Advance Organ 3D Printing

Aether Announces New AI 3D Medical Imaging Software, Partnership with Harvard Medical School to Advance Organ 3D Printing

In 2016, San Francisco technology startup Aether introduced its extraordinary Aether 1 3D bioprinter, which was touted as being able to do just about everything but make you a sandwich. Beta units of the 3D printer and its upgraded version were later involved in a massive research collaboration, and since the release of the Aether 1, […]

In 2016, San Francisco technology startup Aether introduced its extraordinary Aether 1 3D bioprinter, which was touted as being able to do just about everything but make you a sandwich. Beta units of the 3D printer and its upgraded version were later involved in a...
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