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3D Printing News Briefs, May 20, 2020: 3DEO, Fraunhofer, Xometry, Raise3D, Protolabs

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DEO has achieved an important industry certification. The Fraunhofer Project Center will soon host its second webinar, and Xometry has launched a video series….

3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2020: Fraunhofer, Formnext, Visagio & DiManEx, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Fraunhofer will soon discuss adoption of Industry 4.0-related technologies in a webinar, and we’ve learned that Formnext 2020 is still planned for this November….

POLYLINE Project: Developing Digital Production Line for 3D Printing Spare & Series Automotive Parts

Because 3D printing can ensure complex structures and geometry, mass production of individualized products seems closer than ever. But, since standards are somewhat lacking across process chains, and automated levels…

Using an Inkjet Robot On Curved FDM Surfaces to Get the Best of Both Worlds

So far, 3D creators have experimented with hydrographics, ultrasonic misting, and water marbling as ways to make Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)-created objects more visually interesting. Now, an Austrian-based group is…

3DPrint.com Interviews 3D Printing Pioneer, Professor Ian Gibson of the University of Twente

I’ve been reading Ian Gibson‘s papers for years now. He has written many insightful articles delving deep into metal, polymers, sintering, concrete, welding, medical applications and the industrialization of 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 8, 2019

We made it to the weekend! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs today, which covers business, research, and a few other topics as well. PostProcess has signed…

Fraunhofer Develops New Plasma Jet Technique for 3D Printing Customized Bone Implants

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST have developed a technique that involves 3D printing bone implants that are precisely fitting, stable and variable in dimensions….

3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to…

Link3D and ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing Partnering Up to Increase 3D Printing Adoption Across Europe

Link3D, which provides execution workflow software to the additive manufacturing industry, has had a pretty busy year. In between facilitating biomedical 3D printing for a case study and integrating blockchain…

Researchers Behind High-Speed EHLA 3D Printing and Coating Process Receive Prestigious Award

Last summer, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT and the RWTH Aachen University developed a new 3D printing process that offers eco-friendly, economical corrosion and wear protection, without having to deal with…

Use of Simulation to Evaluate How Well 3D Printing Bioinks Work

Plenty of research has been completed regarding the different materials we use to create biomedical parts. Many innovative bioinks – biomaterials loaded with cells to 3D print biological structures – have…

Additive Free-Form Casting Process Combines the Advantages of 3D Printing and Injection Molding

We’ve seen all sorts of 3D printing innovations coming from the many institutes of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, from large-scale SLM 3D printing and a real-time autonomous 3D…

Six German Partners Launch futureAM Next-Generation Metal Additive Manufacturing Focus Project

The researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen have recently been focusing their efforts on Selective Laser Melting (SLM) 3D printing technology, a powder bed-based technique which…

TwoCure Method Enables Resin 3D Printing Without Supports

SLA 3D printing is wonderful for many reasons, such as speed and the ability to produce high-resolution objects. It does tend to require some post-processing, though, particularly support removal. Supports…

German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

Just like boats need to be protected from rust, components need to be protected against wear and corrosion. There are special products you can apply to a boat to keep it…

Additive Manufacturing Isn’t the Whole Answer: Why Hybrid Technologies Are the Future of Manufacturing

Obviously here at 3DPrint.com we think 3D printing is the bee’s knees; additive manufacturing techniques are finding their way into nearly every area of production, having started in the 1980s…

Project ALISE Uses Lasers and Satellites to Study Global Climate Change

While there are some who still insist that climate change isn’t a problem, or that human activity has had little to no impact on the climate, it’s getting harder and…

Fraunhofer Invents New Method for 3D Screen Printing of Metals

Whenever you are at a show on additive manufacturing, and you see the Fraunhofer Institute stand, you can be sure that if you stop by they are going to show you…