industrial 3d printing

JuggerBot 3D Talks Large Format 3D Printing with Pellet Extrusion

JuggerBot 3D is a scarcely known 3D printing company that makes industrial FDM systems in the 3D printing hotbed of Youngstown, Ohio. Several industry insiders tipped me off about JuggerBot…

3D Printing Custom Hearing Device Parts at 2X Efficiency with Figure 4

3D printing has made significant impacts in nearly every industry, and on every scale too. This includes markets many may not have considered, unless they had a need for products…

Wabtec and HP Partner on Facility for Railway 3D Printing

From spare aircraft parts to interior décor, nearly entirely 3D printed car prototypes, and train parts that can be printed out easily rather than tracked down years after they may…

3D Printing Silica Aerogels for Small Scale Applications

International researchers working with the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), led by Shanyu Zhao, Gilberto Siqueira, Wim Malfait and Matthias Koebel, are exploring new ways to…

FATHOM Acquires GPI, Direct Metal 3D Printing Provider

FATHOM has just acquired leading metal 3D printing services provider GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services LLC (financing provided by Monroe Capital LLC). Headquartered in Lake Bluff, IL, GPI is a…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 23, 2020

We’ve got a lot of online events and webinars to tell you about in today’s roundup, with topics ranging from safety and sustainability to AM training and industrial 3D printing….

High Speed Sintering Used to 3D Print 8,000 Parts for Spanlite

While 3D printing often tends to present itself on the large scale and in spectacular fashion, other times it functions to serve quite ordinary needs. A perfect example would be…

ExOne’s 3D Sand Printing Network Expands Accessibility in North America

ExOne is a pioneer in sand 3D printing, licensed since 1996 to continue developing industrial inkjet 3D printing originally created by engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for use…

Headmade Materials Receives €1.9 Million in Funding for “Cold Metal Fusion” 3D Printing Process

Based in Wuerzburg, Germany, Headmade Materials not only offers patented sinter-based cold metal fusion (CMF) technology to its customers, but also encourages them to consider new ways to design and…

Russia Successfully Tests 3D Printed Engine

Russia continues to venture into additive manufacturing for critical applications, just releasing the successful results of a flight test for their 3D printed MGTD-20 Gas Turbine Engine. The Russian Foundation…

E3D Releases Milling System for Hybrid 3D Printing

Although the benefits of 3D printing are vast, and can outweigh those of conventional manufacturing technology, industrial users tasked with creating strong yet lightweight parts that are functional and high-performing…

Fraunhofer and RMIT Form Cross-Continental 3D Printing Partnership

While RMIT University is known for specializing in technology and design, Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS is a force to contend with, known as a leading applied…

Koch Subsidiary Uses Desktop Metal 3D Printing to Rethink Industrial Design

“Companies that feel like metal 3D printing is too far in the future…if additive manufacturing adds value to them whatsoever, and they’re not already investing in it, they’re already behind.”…

RAG & Gavco Partnership Shows Potential for 3D Printing Bridge to Injection Molding

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma-headquartered companies Rapid Application Group (RAG), and Gavco Plastics have announced a partnership that will combine their complementary expertise in manufacturing. RAG, founded in 2017 by a group…

Lamborghini Rolls out Sián Roadster with 3D Printed Air Vents

“It was the moment when I finally decided to create the perfect car,” said Ferruccio Lamborghini, upon the inception of one of the greatest automotive status symbols ever. Although he…

Farsoon Releases Flight 252 High Temperature 3D Printing Platform

Following the progress of many manufacturers over the years, it is clear that users around the globe are not left wanting for the new technology and new resources required to…

Mobile Smart Factories Seek to 3D Print Wherever, Whenever

Bionic Production GmBH has developed a very interesting initiative dubbed the Mobile Smart Factory, a modular shipping container-based production site, equipped with 3D printing devices to provide real-time and onsite …

Visagio & DiManEx Partner to Streamline Additive Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management

Visagio and DiManEx are combining efforts to strengthen production processes for clients around the world. Both companies are heavily focused on supply chain management, helping to streamline businesses with innovative…

China: Microcasting Technology in Metal 3D Printing to Produce Large Pump Propeller Blades

An industrialization team from China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology, led by Professor Zhang Haiou, is using a relatively new technology with 3D printing to produce heavy, industrial parts…

Zurich: Studying Residual Deformations in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Researchers from Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland continue to explore industrial 3D printing further, sharing the details of their recent study in ‘Simulation and validation of residual deformations…

Technical University of Denmark: Integrated Process Chain for Production of Molds in LPBF Additive Manufacturing

Mandaná Moshiri recently presented a thesis, ‘Integrated process chain for first-time-right mold components production using laser powder bed fusion metal additive manufacturing’, to Technical University of Denmark. Exploring high precision…

FELIXprinters Adds Two High-Temperature 3D Printing Systems to Industrial Portfolio

Family-run industrial 3D printing solutions provider FELIXprinters, headquartered in IJsselstein, the Netherlands since 2010, works to create what it calls “holistic AM solutions” for its customers , developing “tailor-made” platforms…

Concrete 3D Printing: Nailing Layers for Added Reinforcement

Researchers from France and the UK seek ways to improve 3D printing for construction, revealing their analysis in the recently published ‘Nailing of Layers: A Promising Way to Reinforce Concrete…

International Researchers Analyze Corrosion Properties in 3D Printed AISI 316L Steel

Researchers from the Czech Republic and Poland continue the trend in exploring and expanding materials for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Complex Corrosion…