large-scale 3d printing

Contour Crafting Will Develop Concrete 3D Printer for Disaster Relief, Thanks to DoD Contract

One of the very first methods of large-scale 3D printing that the world witnessed was the technology of Contour Crafting Corporation, which uses large but lightweight robotic 3D printers to quickly put down…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2018

It’s all business for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an investment, a partnership, and a new facility. Lockheed Martin has invested $5 million in a Canadian materials science…

Researchers 3D Print Large-Scale Objects with Newly Developed Type of Cellulose

Cellulose is the most abundant organic compound on Earth, and researchers have been working on ways to 3D print it and take advantage of its ready availability. There are still…

Croatian Exhibition at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale is a 3D Printed Cloud Pergola

As the name suggests, the Venice Biennale is an event that has occurred every second year, with the exception of years affected by world wars, since it was founded in…

3D PrinterWorks Introducing Large-Scale, Industrial HT-5800 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT

Founded back in 2013 as a US Veteran-Owned business, 3D PrinterWorks is one of the Youngstown Business Incubator’s portfolio companies, located in the heart of the Ohio additive manufacturing hub…

BigRep Partners with Magigoo to Make Industrial Large-Format 3D Printing Easier

In order to make large-format 3D printing easier for industrial FFF 3D printer users, Maltese R&D startup Thought3D, the maker of Magigoo 3D printing adhesive, and Berlin-based BigRep GmbH are…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge….

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has…

Materialise Announces New 3D Printing Agreements with SYNNEX and Simufact at formnext

3DPrint.com is attending formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week, bringing you all of the latest business and product announcements about the 3D printing industry’s movers and shakers right from the very…

formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

If there’s one thing we know about BASF, it’s that the global chemical company is putting forth all of its available resources in order to climb to the top of the…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project,…

Cazza Construction Technologies Introduces 3D Printing Construction Robots and Sees High Demand

We first heard about California-based technology startup Cazza Construction Technologies last November, when it entered the scene with its ambitious goal of constructing 3D printed smart cities all around the…

What Do We Need for Production Scale 3D Printing? Amateur Hour is Over.

Whereas most of the media focus around 3D printing was initially directed at desktop 3D printing, a lot of the opportunity is actually in industry. Industrial 3D printing can unlock…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 14, 2017

It’s Friday, so we’ll start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with something interesting to roll us into the weekend, then move right on to 3D printing business news and…

AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models…

German Research Institute Uses VSHAPER ONE Pro 3D Printer to Study and Analyze Metal-Polymer Hybrid Structures

The trend of hybrid manufacturing has been growing steadily, and manufacturers are interested in machines that combine 3D printing technology with more conventional methods like CNC milling and robotics. The LASIMM…

Parallelization to Scale Up Metal Additive Manufacturing: Markforged CEO Details the Roadmap

Over the last few years, we’ve become quite familiar with Massachusetts-based Markforged, the company behind some of the strongest innovations in 3D printing today. Known already for reinforced 3D printing…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — March 18, 2017

Sláinte! In this week’s St. Patrick’s Day edition of Stories We Missed, we’re talking about partnerships, 3D printing materials, and 3D printers themselves. Concept Laser and GoEngineer are supporting each…

ORNL’s Project AME, First Fully Functional 3D Printed Excavator, Unveiled at Las Vegas Expo

There’s 3D printed Lego construction equipment…and then there’s Project AME, the first fully functional, full-size 3D printed excavator in the world. We have been following Project AME’s progress for nearly a…

The Gigabot Gets Even Bigger: re:3D Announces the Release of the XLT 900 3D Printer

In March of 2015, Houston, Texas-based company re:3D launched what would ultimately be a successful Kickstarter campaign for the open-source, large-scale Open Gigabot 3D printer, a re-imagined version of their original Gigabot,…

3D Print Big! WASP and Opendot to Offer Five-Day Workshop on Large-Scale 3D Printing

WASP (World’s Advanced Savings Project) has developed multiple 3D printers in varying sizes, but they’re probably best known for their gigantic mega-printers, capable of 3D printing entire houses and villages. The…

WASP Releases DeltaWASP 3MT Printer—On Tour Now from Europe to New York

It seems the DeltaWASP 3MT has settled right into its duties, and we’ve become quite well-acquainted with it already, despite its formal release just kicking off. With a previous unveiling…

ORNL Partners With Ingersoll Machine Tools to Develop Colossal 3D Printing System

When it comes to innovation on the 3D printing front, very few entities have contributed as much groundbreaking research and development as the Tennessee-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has….

Autodesk’s Project Escher Software is Super Fast 3D Printing for Large-Scale Objects

One of the drawbacks to using 3D printing for manufacturing is the time that it takes to print each object. When a product is being mass produced, standard injection molding…