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Formlabs Launches New 3D Printing Resins for Dental, Engineering, and Manufacturing Applications

Less than a year after acquiring its main material supplier, professional 3D printer and materials developer Formlabs continues to introduce new materials to its vast portfolio in order to help…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 25, 2020

I hope you’ve cleared your schedule for the week, because we’ve got a lot of webinars and virtual events to tell you about! Formlabs and ASME are both hosting summits,…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 27, 2020

A range of topics will be covered in this week’s roundup of webinars and virtual events, starting with controlled nesting and increased productivity. Moving on, attendees can learn how to…

Formlabs Introduces New Large Format 3D Printer for Medical and Dental

In 2019, Formlabs, a 3D printing unicorn, introduced two new professional systems equipped with the company’s take on stereolithography, dubbed low force stereolithography (LFS). These were the desktop Form 3…

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Desktop 3D Printer Buying Guide 2020

Competition in desktop 3D Printing continues to be fierce—especially with the least expensive printers. We are seeing leaders emerge now, however, and stabilization is occurring for each segment. On the…

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TaylorMade Uses Formlabs to Prototype Better Golf Clubs with 3D Printing

Golf company TaylorMade extensively used Formlabs machines to prototype a better golf club. The company’s work illustrates a few key emerging trends: that desktop machines could partially displace services, that…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 7, 2020

We’ve got plenty of 3D printing webinars and virtual events to tell you about for this coming week, starting with nScrypt’s webinar today. 3Ding and Formlabs will each hold a…

SLA 3D Printing: Formlabs Offers Six New Resins for the Form 3, Form 3B & Form 2

Centered around the miracles of 3D printing, Formlabs tends to have the magic touch—whether individual users or companies are seeking new products like an SLA printer or choosing from a…

The Present and Future of 3D Printing and Invisible Aligners

If you look at that crooked row of teeth one morning, the thought might occur that you could really use some invisible aligners. One of the earliest killer apps in…

3D Printing News Briefs May 31, 2020: M. Holland, Nexa3D, Formlabs

We’re sharing materials and business news with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First up, M. Holland is distributing Braskem polypropylene filament, and Nexa3D has launched a new high-performance…

Medical Center Completes Clinical Trials of 3D-Printed Nasal Swabs

Upon conducting a clinical trial, a research team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, has closed in on four novel prototypes of 3D-printed…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Dental Industry

At our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020 in Boston, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, many different topics were discussed in keynotes and panels, such as binder jetting, medical 3D printing, and different…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Seven: New 3D-Printed Parts and Partners

Corporate, government and individual efforts to use additive manufacturing (AM) to address the medical supply shortages resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak are continuing. We continue to stress that the industry…

New Partnership: BEGO’s Dental Materials Allow Formlabs Customers to 3D Print Crowns & Bridges

BEGO, headquartered in Germany, has been a leader in the dental field for 130 years—and as pioneers in 3D printing for the last two decades, they now specialize in all…

Formlabs’ Tough 1500 Resin: Stiff, Yet Pliable

Formlabs is expanding its portfolio of 3D printing resins. The latest is Tough 1500, a stiff and pliable polymer that can bend and return to its former shape. Formlabs is…

Formlabs Hits CES 2020 with New Community Spaces Program

As Formlabs arrived at CES 2020 with what may be the first sex toy at the Vegas event to publicly use 3D printing in the design process, the Boston company…

Sex Toys Debut with 3D Printing at CES 2020

Las Vegas is already known as Sin City, in part for the gambling and sex work that takes place there (though it turns out that, while legal in Nevada, prostitution…

Conductive Silver-Nanowire Photopolymer Composites: 3D Printing for Greater Functionality

A large group of researchers convened to explore more about additives and new combinations of materials in 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Functional Printing of Conductive…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 3, 2019

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs out with a new case study, and then concluding with some business. CRP USA has been working with additive manufacturing in the motorsports…

3D Printing Unicorns, Part 1: Formlabs

When a privately held startup hits $1 billion in value, it magically transforms from an ugly mare into a beautiful unicorn (or so the legend goes). In the 3D printing…

Formlabs Acquires its Main Material Supplier Spectra

History is filled with examples of companies that acquire their supply chains, usually to increase synergies, reduce costs and promote innovation. One of the cases that best illustrates this scenario…

Formlabs New Dental Unit & The Formlabs 3B: Dentistry Done Different

There is no question about it, the demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and research continues to link oral health to overall health, and for many,…

3D Printing Congress in Argentina: Novel Ideas and a Harsh Landscape Ahead

A new edition of the 3D Printing Congress in Argentina wrapped up last Thursday after two days of workshops, supplier stands and speakers talking about the challenges and solutions of…

Formlabs Tells Us How to Make Good Looking 3D Printed Dentures

More than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth. With these numbers expected to grow in…