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The State of 3D Printing at Continental Automotive

Other organizations like NASA have also been using 3D printing technology for prototypes and functional parts—long before the rest of the world had an inkling about the impacts that would…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 3, 2020: Tethon 3D, SolidLine, Scottish Enterprise, Phillips Corporation

We’re telling you about a new material in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and a military partnership. Tethon 3D is launching a new material, while…

Artemis Program: Airbus to Build Third Module for Orion Moon Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) continue working together on what is considered a modern-day version of the Apollo program. Better known as…

Dental Students Compare Conventional and 3D Printed Surgical Training Models

There are few things I hate more than going to the dentist. That’s why I’m always glad to hear stories of dental students using 3D printed training models to learn…

Protolabs Expands European Presence with Larger German 3D Printing Operations

Digital manufacturing bureau Protolabs is investing USD$12.87m (£10.5m) into a new German production facility. The funds will expand the company’s 3D printing capacity in Germany by 50 percent, complementing its…

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…

SLM Solutions Webinar: “We Want to Give our Customers the Freedom to Innovate”

A new webinar series by 3D metal printer manufacturer SLM Solutions showcases its system’s ability to empower customers to grow in the ever-evolving additive manufacturing (AM) marketplace. For many 3D…

For a Personalized Look, Try a 3D Printed Pompillon Bow Tie

There’s something fantastically dapper about a bow tie, and a 3D printed version definitely takes this fashionable look the extra mile. Ties and bow ties, along with ascots and scarves,…

I-DOT: Understanding Cellink’s Single Cell Dispenser

In only six years, Eric Gatenholm, along with his co-founding partner Hector Martinez, has moved from focusing on commercializing biotechnology startups to running one of the leading companies to offer…

3D Screener Webinar: Evonik’s New Software Tool Can Help Manufacturers

Just over a week ago, specialty chemicals and 3D printing materials company Evonik announced the introduction of a new software tool for additive manufacturing (AM). Developed by Castor, an Israeli…

3D Printer Manufacturer Xioneer Systems Acquired by BellandTechnology (VXL)

As BellandTechnology AG acquires Xioneer Systems, excellence in 3D printing materials and hardware continue to meet–and improve–via global expansion. Headquartered in Bayreuth, Germany and founded in 2008, BellandTechnology today is…

Germany: AMP+ Brings Together Specialized Partners for Metal 3D Printing

AM Powder Plus (AMP+) offers additive manufacturing users a robust new solution via a novel business model which brings together a strong corporate network to ensure not only efficiency in…

German 3D Printing Consortium: Oerlikon, Linde & TUM Develop Novel Aluminum Alloy

Germany: A powerful trio has come together in additive manufacturing research as Oerlikon, Linde, and the Technical University of Munich create an alliance for developing a high-strength yet lightweight aluminum-based…

Germany: 3D Printed β-TCP Scaffolds for Bone Replacement

In ‘Inversely 3D-Printed β-TCP Scaffolds for Bone Replacement,’ German researchers predefined pore structures in scaffolding to explore different cell growth behaviors. Using FDM 3D printing and PLA, the team of…

Industrie 4.0: Mein Har(t)z Brennt Part 1

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide…

Airbus and Local Motors Create Startup to 3D Print For Ground and Air Mobility

Airbus and Local Motors Industries (LMI) a digital vehicle manufacturer, recently partnered to create Neorizon, a micro-factory that hopes to build products at unprecedented speeds through co-creation and cutting-edge technology….

GE Additive and Kaspar Schulz: 3D Printed Brewing Applications in Time for Oktoberfest

From Christmas and New Year’s Eve to Halloween, the Fourth of July, and even Star Wars Day, we often see 3D printing used to enhance the holidays. But one holiday that…

Chinese Startup Meditool Gets Investment From Evonik

Last year Evonik opened a new production line for specialty PA [polyamide] powders at the Marl Chemical Park in Germany, increasing the company’s annual capacities by 50%. It also released a…

Urwahn Announces Release of Stadtfuchs Bicycle with 3D Printed Stainless Steel Frame

While many commuters rely on their cars, there are plenty of other ways to get around, such as riding public transportation systems or a bicycle. And just as 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2019

We’ve got plenty of new products to talk about in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with materials from two chemical companies. WACKER announced new grades of of liquid and…

Interview With Kevin Neugebauer of myprintoo on 3D Printing in Germany

German 3D Printing reseller and store myprintoo is a popular Hamburg based destination site for buying 3D printers and supplies. As with the other 3D printing retailers and resellers that…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 24, 2019

We’re starting out with some business news today, and then moving on to education, before highlighting a heartwarming story with a 3D printing element. First, CRP Technology is adding a…

Fraunhofer IGD’s Cuttlefish Helped Bring Life to 3D Printed Faces in LAIKA’s Latest Film

Just a few short days ago, the latest stop-motion animation film from Oregon-based LAIKA Studio, Missing Link, opened in US theaters, with the theatrical release in Germany coming next month….

What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it….