large scale 3d printers

Fraunhofer ILT Brings Large-Scale SLM 3D Printing to formnext

Fraunhofer ILT Brings Large-Scale SLM 3D Printing to formnext

As the 3D printing industry looks toward leveraging the technology for industrial production, experts are working hard to figure out the best ways to make each type of 3D printing technology work best from a production standpoint. For FDM 3D printing, that involves developing ways to print with tougher materials. For all technologies, it means […]

As the 3D printing industry looks toward leveraging the technology for industrial production, experts are working hard to figure out the best ways to make each type of 3D printing technology work best from a production standpoint. For FDM 3D printing, that involves...
BigRep Hits South by Southwest 2017 With Their Big 3D Printers and Some Big Design Ideas

BigRep Hits South by Southwest 2017 With Their Big 3D Printers and Some Big Design Ideas

Every year musicians, filmmakers and tech companies flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW), a loosely affiliated group of festivals and conferences that consist of ten days of music, movies and showing off the next generation of technology. SXSW is sort of a mashup of Sundance, Coachella and CES, but with a stronger […]

Every year musicians, filmmakers and tech companies flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW), a loosely affiliated group of festivals and conferences that consist of ten days of music, movies and showing off the next generation of technology. SXSW is sort...
ErectorBot is 3D Printing a 2-Meter Death Star in Madrid, Just In Time for "Rogue One"

ErectorBot is 3D Printing a 2-Meter Death Star in Madrid, Just In Time for "Rogue One"

3D printing has many important applications – it is helping to revolutionize the medical field, to innovate manufacturing, and to teach kids real world problem solving and technology through the use of STEAM education. But let’s not forget about another aspect of 3D printing – having fun! I am a proud, self-professed nerd, and the many different ways […]

3D printing has many important applications – it is helping to revolutionize the medical field, to innovate manufacturing, and to teach kids real world problem solving and technology through the use of STEAM education. But let’s not forget about another...
ORNL Signs Patent Licensing Agreement with Strangpresse for Large-Scale 3D Printing Technology

ORNL Signs Patent Licensing Agreement with Strangpresse for Large-Scale 3D Printing Technology

As the center of the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) national laboratory program, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been responsible for countless technological advancements developed by the combined staff of researchers pulled from US universities and private industry. Currently there are over 4,000 researchers working with ORNL, 1,400 of them are permanent […]

As the center of the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) national laboratory program, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been responsible for countless technological advancements developed by the combined staff of researchers pulled from US...
Researchers Develop Minibuilders, Tiny Robots Capable of 3D Printing Large Buildings

Researchers Develop Minibuilders, Tiny Robots Capable of 3D Printing Large Buildings

It is amazing how quickly the technologies around 3D printing have been developing over the last couple of years. Not only are we seeing Moore’s Law-like increases in the speeds of these prints, all the while prices are dropping substantially, but entirely new innovative approaches seem to emerge each day. For instance, we have already […]

It is amazing how quickly the technologies around 3D printing have been developing over the last couple of years. Not only are we seeing Moore’s Law-like increases in the speeds of these prints, all the while prices are dropping substantially, but entirely new...