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CEAD Releases New E50 Printhead for Large-Scale Composite 3D Printing

Since breaking out of desktop 3D printer manufacturing, Lucas Janssen and Maarten Logtenberg have been focused on large-scale 3D printing and composites. With CEAD, the former Leapfrog cofounders are attempting…

Purdue University to Create Thermwood LSAM Research Lab for Large-Scale 3D Printing

Purdue University will be establishing a laboratory dedicated to large scale additive manufacturing (AM). The school’s Composites Manufacturing Simulation Center (CMSC) is partnering with Thermwood Corporation for industry-funded research into…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 27, 2021: Sandia, Desktop Metal & Uniformity Labs, Thermwood

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re discussing how 3D printed rocks are being used to detect earthquakes, aluminum sintering for binder jet 3D printing, and two pieces of interesting…

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Dream M&As: 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions We’d Like to See in 2021, Part 2

Inspired in part by the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal and of Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming about the newly hot 3D printing stocks and renewed interest from investors in our markets. Is 2021 going…

Las Vegas Raiders Unveil World’s “Tallest” 3D Printed Structure at New Stadium

A lot of sports fans from the US have really been missing football during the pandemic, my husband included, and they all breathed a sigh of relief as the National…

Thermwood Develops New Vertical Tech for Large Format 3D Printing

Indiana-based Thermwood Corporation is the oldest manufacturer of highly flexible 3 and 5 axis CNC routers, and entered the 3D printing industry five years ago with a unique hybrid machine….

Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Six: Go Big or Go Home

One topic we’ve skirted around in our carbon fiber series so far is large-scale composite printing processes. The reason for this is because it is both a big topic, literally…

Thermwood & Purdue: 3D Printed Composite Molds to Make Compression Molding Parts

If I had to name one company that’s an expert in terms of machining, I’d say Indiana-based Thermwood Corporation, the oldest CNC machine manufacturing company in business. The company has…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 29, 2019

We’ve got some business to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has acquired HK Holdings and all its subsidiaries, Ascent Aerospace is investing in…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 8, 2019

We made it to the weekend! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs today, which covers business, research, and a few other topics as well. PostProcess has signed…

Interview With Greg Haye of Local Motors About Co-Creation and 3D Printing

Local Motors burst onto the scene in 2007 using crowdsourcing and cooperative design to develop cars. Their visionary and bold approach lead them to become a nexus for designers, engineers,…

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon fiber…

ITL Group and Local Motors Increase Their 3D Printing Capabilities with New Installations

Installations of 3D printing systems are on the rise as adoption increases around the world. New installations allow for increased capabilities in additive manufacturing and showcase a commitment through investment,…

Collaboration and 3D Printing Streamline Boat Production

Even though large scale additive manufacturing is becoming more common, it’s still no less impressive to see what it can produce. Massive objects can be 3D printed in very few…

Thermwood Corporation Demonstrates Effectiveness of LSAM with 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Parts

Thermwood Corporation has been busy lately. Last year, the Indiana company introduced LSAM, or Large Scale Additive Manufacturing, a combination 3D printer and CNC router system designed for producing large parts. The LSAM…

Thermwood Adds New Features to LSAM Print3D Additive Manufacturing Software

While Thermwood, based in southern Indiana, continues to create 3D printed and additive manufacturing innovations for their own use, they also make progress for the rest of the industrial world….

Thermwood Introduces New Universal Print Head for LSAM 3D Printer

3D printing, particularly FDM 3D printing, involves a lot of heat. Heated print head, heated build chamber, heated build platform – it’s all necessary to melt plastic filament and ensure…

Thermwood Corporation and Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East Sign Formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Thermwood Corporation, established in Indiana in 1969 and the oldest CNC manufacturing company in business, has just announced that it signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the…

Thermwood Corporation Adds Thermographic Imaging to Its Large Scale Additive Manufacturing Systems

Thermwood Corporation, which calls Indiana home and is the oldest CNC machine manufacturing company in business, has good news: they’ve added real-time thermographic imaging as a standard feature on their LSAM…

Thermwood Corporation Introduces LSAM: Large Scale Additive Manufacturing with a CNC Twist

Indiana-based Thermwood Corporation is known for their CNC routers – in fact, they’re the oldest CNC machine manufacturing company in business, having developed the first commercial CNC tool control back in…