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

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 printing. Hewas a co-author of Mary Kathryn Thompson’s excellent 2016 paper on Design for Additive Manufacturing is one of the most useful things you can […]

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 printing. Hewas a co-author of Mary Kathryn...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 8, 2019

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 its 7th channel partner in North America, while GEFERTEC partners with Linde on 3D printing research. Researchers from Purdue and USC are working together to […]

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 its 7th channel partner in North America, while GEFERTEC partners with Linde on 3D printing...
Fraunhofer Develops New Plasma Jet Technique for 3D Printing Customized Bone Implants

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. Conventional surface treatments that use low pressure or atmospheric pressure techniques have limited penetration into the interior of bone implants, but Fraunhofer’s technique uses a […]

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. Conventional surface treatments that use low pressure...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

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 several new partnerships, a workshop, and a 3D printing project. Nanogrande introduced its new 3D printer for nanometer metallic particles at Fabtech this week, while […]

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 several new partnerships, a workshop, and a 3D printing project. Nanogrande introduced its...
Link3D and ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing Partnering Up to Increase 3D Printing Adoption Across Europe

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 and industrial 3D printing, the company, based in New York City, also found time to launch a new Production Planning System for AM workflows. Now, Link3D is […]

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 and industrial 3D printing, the company, based in New York...
Researchers Behind High-Speed EHLA 3D Printing and Coating Process Receive Prestigious Award

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 any of the drawbacks associated with other methods like chrome plating, laser metal deposition (LMD), and thermal spraying. The Extreme High-Speed Laser Metal Deposition process, known […]

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 any of the drawbacks...
Use of Simulation to Evaluate How Well 3D Printing Bioinks Work

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 been developed for 3D bioprinting purposes, from materials like stem cells, gelatin hydrogels, and even sugarcane waste. 3D bioprinting itself is changing the field of […]

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 been developed for 3D bioprinting purposes, from...
Additive Free-Form Casting Process Combines the Advantages of 3D Printing and Injection Molding

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 scanning system to a powder jet that solves issues with laser metal deposition printing. The latest comes from the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and […]

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 scanning system to a powder jet that solves...
Six German Partners Launch futureAM Next-Generation Metal Additive Manufacturing Focus Project

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 has been used to process metal in varying sectors. The institute partnered with the Aachen University of Applied Sciences to open the largest SLM facility in the world this summer, […]

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 has been used to process metal in varying...
TwoCure Method Enables Resin 3D Printing Without Supports

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 tend to be necessary for SLA 3D printing, but a group of experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT and Rapid Shape GmbH have developed […]

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 tend to be necessary for SLA 3D printing, but a group of...
German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

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 rust-free, and you should also make sure to store it in a place that’s free from moisture; in the same vein, there are multiple ways […]

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 rust-free, and you should also make sure to store it in a place that’s free from moisture;...
Additive Manufacturing Isn’t the Whole Answer: Why Hybrid Technologies Are the Future of Manufacturing

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 by presenting a rapid prototyping solution. Here we are now in 2017 and 3D technology has spread to every aspect of production, with 3D design […]

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 by presenting a rapid prototyping solution. Here we are now in 2017...
Project ALISE Uses Lasers and Satellites to Study Global Climate Change

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 harder to ignore the evidence – rising and warming oceans, decreasing ice, increasingly warmer global temperatures, extreme weather, etc. While ideas differ on the best ways […]

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 harder to ignore the evidence – rising and warming oceans, decreasing ice,...
Fraunhofer Invents New Method for 3D Screen Printing of Metals

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 a new innovative technology or technological approach. Inside 3D Printing/METAV in Düsseldorf confirmed this, as Fraunhofer presented an new manufacturing process for high precision screen printing of […]

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 a new innovative technology or technological approach. Inside 3D Printing/METAV in Düsseldorf confirmed...
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