laser sintering

New Balance Uses Ultrasonic Equipment and Sieves to Ensure High Powder Throughput For 3D Printed Midsoles

Established in 1906, New Balance is one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturers. Way back in 2013, the company, which also makes athletic clothing, used 3D printing technology for the first time…

Belgian Artist Nick Ervinck Teams Up with Materialise Again to Bring 3D Printed Sculpture Life

Belgium-based 3D printing powerhouse Materialise has used its innovative 3D printing technology in a large number of applications in many fields, which are growing all the time. The company has seen its technologies…

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…

NXT Factory Completes Development Phase for Quantum Laser Sintering 3D Printing Technology

Tomorrow, the highly anticipated formnext 2017 will begin – we’ve been inundated with announcements ahead of the show for months now, and 3DPrint.com is at formnext this week, ready to…

Metal 3D Printing: Laser Sintering vs. Bulk Sintering in a Furnace – Pros and Cons

Powder bed fusion (PBF) is by far the most widely used metal 3D printing process today. For evidence of how popular PBF has become, look no further than GE’s massive…

CIPRES and AMT Partner Up to Provide High-Speed 3D Print Surface Finishing to European Customers

Surface finishing and coloring post processing solutions are necessary when it comes to producing quality 3D printed parts. In February, Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT) was awarded £624,000 by Innovate UK…

Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D…

EOS Expands Academia Program, Enhancing Additive Manufacturing Training Offerings

While EOS is certainly well-known by many big name companies for its expertise in additive manufacturing solutions for both metals and polymers, it has also supported academics and researchers for over…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at…

3D Printed Podfo Orthotics from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Peacocks Medical Group Offer Customization and Comfort

Walking the dog…taking the stairs…strolling through the grocery store…jogging on a treadmill…all of these activities and more can be very difficult, and painful, if you are one of the millions…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 7, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, medical technology firm axial3D has secured over £530,000 in seed funding, while four University of Bristol graduates are on their way to China with their…

Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal…

Farsoon Technologies Now Offers Direct Sales of Metal Additive Manufacturing Solutions in North America with Creation of Farsoon Americas

China-based Farsoon Technologies, a specialist in laser sintering equipment, materials, prototyping services, and technical support, is offering direct-to-consumer sales of their full line of metal additive manufacturing solutions to customers…

Materialise Reveals Updated Laser Sintering Features for Magics21 Software Suite

As additive manufacturing technology becomes increasingly useful for a growing number of industries and applications, it’s critical that 3D printing solutions providers are able to offer versatile and wide-reaching services…

Matsuura Becomes an MTC Member, Will Install a Lumex Avance-25 Hybrid 3D Printer and Milling Machine in the Coventry Facility

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was opened in 2011 as an attempt to encourage the development of high-tech manufacturing technology in the UK and help connect academia and industry. As one…

Belgian Designer and Materialise Team Up to Create the First Fully 3D Printed Luxury Glasses

While 3D printed eyeglasses frames have been around for years, none of the attempts to monetize printing custom glasses has really taken off yet. FDM technology still needs to work…

Designer Kurt Plagge Creates Unbelievably Complex 3D Printed Cubes With i.materialise

The cube: it’s one of the more simplistic geometric shapes we know of, equal in width, length, and height on each of its sides. Yet despite its basic nature, this shape…

New Zealand Researchers 3D Scan and Print Frog Skeletons for Anatomy Education

Whether it’s an anatomical model of the human body or wild cats, 3D printing technology has proved to be a valuable asset for education on the structure and relationship between…

Cellular Level Design in 3D Printed Aluminum Chair from Joris Laarman

Playing with ideas is an important way of developing them to their full potential and at Joris Laarman Lab, that’s a central activity of their daily practice. And now its…

Oxford Performance Materials Gains FDA Approval for 3D Printed Spinal Implants

Suddenly 3D printed spinal implants seem to be gaining quite a bit of traction. Just last week, we reported on a German company named joimax®, who had just gained FDA…

Designer Lincoln Kayiwa Teams with Materialise to Create Unique 3D Printed Clothing Hangers

Designer Lincoln Kayiwa is a graduate with a Master of Arts from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland, and he founded his design studio,…

If There’s Nae 3D Printing, There’s Nae Golf

Though golf is one of the most traditional sports in the world with rules and folklore that stretches back to Old Tom Morris, the research team at Cobra Puma Golf…

Chinese Man Receives a 3D Printed Elbow Joint After Suffering a Major Work Injury

“Look at my arm, it can stretch up to here, a few months ago, I needed to hold my left arm everyday, because there was no elbow joint.” – 20-year-old…