material extrusion

Purdue University Combines Piezoelectric Poling & 3D Printing

Using electric poling one can make a material piezoelectric, meaning that it can convert mechanical energy into electric energy and then reverse this reaction using crystals. Research into this area as…

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AnkerMake M5 3D Printer: The Speed and Ease You Need for Your Next Project

Anker Innovations has launched its latest 3D printer through its new AnkerMake 3D printing brand. The AnkerMake M5, which debuted with a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, is now on…

3D Printing Archipelago: Variable Parts and China

We’re moving from a more or less unified 3D printing market to one of interconnecting vessels. Yes, we will meet at trade shows, but many more additive manufacturing (AM) products…

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Dyze Design Releases Horizon™ Automatic Bed Leveling Sensor and Collision Detector

Dyze Design, Canadian manufacturer of high-performance extrusion systems and components for professional and industrial 3D printers, is now officially releasing its new HorizonTM Auto-bed leveling (ABL) sensor and collision detector….

Bosch Enters the 3D Printing Market (Again) with a Pellet Printer: Analysis

German manufacturer Bosch has been taking a considerable interest in 3D printing. The huge company bought a few SLM Solutions metal 3D printers, invested in Arris composites, and currently operates…

New Method Uses Multiple Nozzles to 3D Print Many Parts or a Single Part Quickly

Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a technique they called “multiplexed fused filament fabrication (MF3)“. MF3 sees multiple nozzles mounted onto a single gantry that moves while the build platform…

The Importance of the Bambu Lab X1 3D Printer

I was incredulous when I first saw the Bambu Lab X1 3D printer. A printer with a core XY architecture, it has a material enclosure for four spools of filament….

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Brinter Bioprinter Now 3D Prints Pet-Friendly Pharmaceuticals

3D printed medications, while not yet mainstream, do exist, and the technology enables more personalized pharmaceuticals. A team of researchers from Åbo Akademi University in Finland are using the modular 3D…

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The New Technology Improving the Efficiency and Stability of Dual FFF 3D Printing.

The technology behind dual nozzle desktop FFF printers has been developing over the last few years, with clear pros and cons. Though the advantages are certain, equally as present are…

Can Your 3D Printer Become a Bioprinter with ViscoTec’s New Nozzle?

German firm ViscoTec makes all manner of dispensing nozzles. For years they’ve been used in 3D printing to print silicone on standard material extrusion machines adapted to work with their…

PEEK Ceramic 3D Printing Filament Unveiled by Roboze

Upon receiving a multi-million-dollar investment, Roboze has unveiled its first new 3D printing material of the year. The Italian firm’s new high-performance filament called Helios PEEK 2005, a composite of…

FDM 3D Printing Support Removal Times Cut in Half with VORSA 500

PostProcess Technologies has released its latest in its line for automated support removal for fused deposition modeling (FDM) parts. The machine is called the VORSA 500 and the company suggests…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 1st, 2022: CES 2022, Standards, Business, & More

Happy New Year! We’re starting with this week’s CES 2022 in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to a new AM standard and business news from Roboze and…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 9, 2021: Business, Materials, & Research

A partnership between Prima Additive and Materialise is first up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by news on a headquarters expansion from PrinterPrezz. Service bureaus in Japan are…

CORE Industrial Partners Acquires Three More 3D Printing Companies

Chicago private equity firm CORE Industrial Partners LLC (CORE) has $700 million of capital commitments, investing in lower middle-market industrial technology, service, and manufacturing businesses in North America. The firm…

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One 3D Printing Nozzle, Many Diameters: New from Sculpman

In material extrusion, you’ve traditionally been tied to one nozzle geometry and size. Ideally, you may want to have a larger nozzle to make large interior areas and a finer…

Interview: Large, Foam-Based 3D Printed Parts Now Possible with ColorFabb and Colossus

The large-scale 3D printing space is heating up in both polymers and concrete. Medium-format systems are also finding more applications. In uses such as formwork, molds, large-scale tooling and even…

New Pro3 3D Printer Series Released by Raise3D

Raise3D had a very impactful launch with a printer that was to raise the bar in 3D printing. With a nice UI and a well-finished product, the company hoped to…

3D Printing a Pedalution, Part Six: Relevant 3D Printing Technologies for Bike Production

We’ve now seen how 3D printing can be used in bicycles, and in components. We’ve had a look at the most likely scenarios for 3D printing adoption and the preconditions…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Pro Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Mid-Market Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing our helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Low-Cost Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re going to take a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition…

Evonik Launches FDM PEEK Filament for Implants

PEEK polyether ether ketone is a high-performance thermoplastic with high continuous service temperatures, strength, and low flame smoke and toxicity. Due to this, it is an oft sought material by…

Embedded Sensors for Monitoring Temperature & Strain of 3D Printed Polymeric Parts  

Researchers from Portugal are examining three issues concerning material extrusion (MEX) additive manufacturing (AM) of thermoplastic composites. Their findings are released in the recently published ‘Embedded Fiber Sensors to Monitor…