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AMS 2020 Panels: HP’s Binder Jetting Technology, New Metals for 3D Printing

This year’s Additive Manufacturing Strategies, held in Boston and co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis and 3DPrint.com, featured a Startup Competition, interesting keynotes, multiple panels and presentations, and industry forecasts by SmarTech. But…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 27, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, it’s all about new machines and materials. Wicked Engineering launched an updated version of its CUREbox, and Makeblock is introducing a new 3D printer…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 18, 2019

The stories we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs run the gamut from materials to new printers. Altair has launched its new industrial design solution, and Remet opened a…

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Open, Safe, Priced to Compete: The Virtual Foundry’s Alternative to Costly Metal AM Systems

The Virtual Foundry set out to make metal 3D printing realistic for everyone with an FDM printer. The dream comes true with Filamet, their line of sinterable FDM metal filaments….

BASF Continues Momentum in 3D Printing with BigRep and Farsoon Partnerships, Expansion into Asia Pacific

Global chemical company BASF, headquartered in Germany, knows that setting up partnerships with other innovative companies is key to getting ahead in the 3D printing industry. In November, BASF 3D Printing…

Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of…

What If 3D Printing Plastics Were Superheroes?

Plastic is the most popular material used for 3D printing and the cheapest one. We decided to make this ordinary topic a bit funnier than it really is and compared…

Pinshape Releases “3D Printer Materials Guide” for Desktop 3D Printing

In the increasingly expansive 3D printing industry, new printers and materials seem to be flooding the market on a daily basis. While the creation of new and enhanced materials are…

The Virtual Foundry Releases Filamet 3D Printing Filament That Turns FDM 3D Printers into Metal 3D Printers

More industries than ever before are purchasing metal 3D printers and using them to manufacture high-quality prototypes, test parts and end-run parts with geometries that could only be manufactured using a…

LulzBot Tutorial Shows Techniques for Polishing Parts Made Using Metallic Filaments

In general most plastic parts printed on a FDM 3D printer will require some sort of post processing due to the natural striation of building up a part layer by…

Mysterious Wire-Feed, Powderless Metal 3D Printer to Be Unveiled Sometime This Year

If you’ve been keeping up with 3D printing news at all, you’re probably pretty familiar with metal 3D printing by now. It’s one of the fastest-growing sectors in the industry;…

RepRapper Tech Offering Aluminum PLA 3D Printing Filament

Materials innovations for 3D printing are coming hot and heavy lately. From exotic metal powders to a host of formulations from PEEK to copper, getting the look, strength, and surface finish…

Aluminum & Steel 3D Printer Filaments On Their Way — Sinterhard Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Sinterhard team, based in Massachusetts, is a mid-sized group of engineers of nearly every type, from software engineers to electrical engineers. Headed up by Bill Novacs, who holds a…

The Virtual Foundry Launches Filamet, Metal Composite ABS and PLA 3D Printer Filaments

As we have stated time and time again, and recently backed up by a research report presented by SmarTech, the materials portion of the 3D printing industry is just as…

ColorFabb Unveils New brassFill 3D Printing Filament: When polished it looks like gold!

This year, we saw two new very unique metal-like filament options released by 3D printer filament manufacturer, ColorFabb. These filaments, bronzeFill and copperFill, provide a metal looking finish and a…