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Ultimaker Study Suggests COVID-19 Increased Worldwide 3D Printing Adoption

Ultimaker has released its 2021 3D Printing Sentiment Index (3DPSI), showing that awareness and adoption of 3D printing went up during 2020, and that companies used it in a more…

2020’s Key COVID-19 3D Printing Stories

2020 has been a really tough year…I know this is a major understatement, but I can’t think of a more succinct way to put it. According to the World Health…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 14, 2020: ZVerse, Jellypipe, Dyndrite

We’re starting with two COVID-related stories in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to a 2021 event. ZVerse has released its fifth 3D printed PPE product since April,…

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3D Printed Sensor Detects COVID-19 Antibodies in 10 Seconds

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, 3D printing has been making major headlines, whether the technology is being used to make PPE, ventilators, and nasal swabs, or…

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Tackle “New Normal” with the Wikifactory #SafeToPlay Design Challenge

Online design and collaboration community Wikifactory has initiated a design challenge, being held from the June 8 to July 5. The “Let’s make it #SafeToPlay! Design Challenge” is being run…

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HP Announces Release of Polypropylene for MJF and More

HP’s interim head of 3D Printing, Ramon Pastor, announced in a press conference that the company was “doubling down on driving adoption for 3D printing.” He called the COVID crisis…

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Barnes Group and VA Collaborate to Create 3D Printed Austere Mask

COVID has spurned a lot of innovation in product design and development, especially in medical products. But, creating a respirator or ventilator is not quite the same as a Yoda…

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Making Our Planet a Better Place

This April marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. With the COVID-19 pandemic, life has taken unprecedented turns, but acts of humanity, big and small, are shining through the fog. Whether…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 9, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations, and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

Safety Recomendations for 3D-Printed COVID-19 Medical Devices, Part One

One of the most important issues that we’ve repeatedly stressed in relation to the 3D printing community’s efforts to fulfill the need for medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic is…

3D Printing COVID-19: First Do No Harm

We must be mindful that just because we can make a design that this design is not necessarily the right one. While I’m buoyed by the 3D printing industry’s efforts…

An Editorial About Face

Around five weeks ago I made a decision for us to not write at all about Covid-19/Corona Virus. I had seen the fear on the sunken faces of friends and…