Zeiss Licenses ORNL Tech to Inspect 3D Printed Parts

Long utilized to peer inside metal 3D printed components, CT scanning can reveal trapped powder, cracks, and other deformities. As a non-destructive testing technique, it serves as an invaluable tool…

Part Density Measurement from Dimensionics Could Usher in Era of 3D Printing Quality Control

If the industry is to industrialize 3D printing, it will need automated tools to help reduce part cost while maintaining and increasing quality. It will need tools for conveyancing, de-powdering,…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: February 19, 2023

We’ve got many offerings for you this week, including a few online events, like Mimaki Europe’s Global Innovation Days, and in-person events, such as LMT Lab Day. Markforged will discuss…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 29, 2022: Software Release, Smooth Parts, & More

We’re starting with product launches and updates in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Artec 3D launched its Metrology Kit, and VoxelDance released the latest version of its All-in-One build prep…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 9, 2022

We’ve got loads of things to tell you about in this week’s roundup! There are multiple events, both in-person and virtual, as well as numerous webinars on a variety of…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 14, 2021

It’s a busy week ahead of webinars and industry events, and yes, there’s definitely more to do this week than just Formnext. In today’s 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup,…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 4, 2021: Metal Binder Jetting and More

We’ve got business, materials, and more in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with Sandvik announcing the acquisition of DWFritz. Moving on, Xometry can now instantly provide price quotes for…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 31, 2021: Student Racing and More

We’re covering a software release and new composite materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by 3D printing used in Formula Student racing, to make metrology components, and to…

Hexagon and Authentise Partner for Open End-to-End 3D Printing Software Platform

Swedish tech company Hexagon has gradually been making in-roads into the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. This has mostly centered on simulation and design for 3D printing, such as through its…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 21, 2021

We’ve got over ten different webinars, online trainings, and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, covering topics from 3D modeling and electroplating to 3D scanning and…

LiDar and its Applications Part 3 – Micro-Topography

Topographic Map Briefly in the previous article, I brought up a topic or domain that is vital for different LiDar applications. In college, I distinctly remember in some of my…

LiDar and its Applications Part 1 – The Rabbit Hole of Applications

LiDar Truly I get too excited talking about technology, and I hope it shows. Although technology is awesome, there always lies a need for it to have a function or…

Aitiip: The Kraken 3D Printer Is A 20 by 8 by 6 Meter Manufacturing System

Whether you are a fan of pirate movies or not, most likely you know the Kraken as a fearsome but common sea creature of the deep, bearing eight legs and…

What is Metrology Part 24: Conclusion

This is the conclusion of our 25 part metrology series. It has lead to a lot of self analysis and future study due to curiosity.

What is Metrology Part 23 – Error and Perception

Margin of Error After a significant amount of time dedicated to this series, I have made some interesting insights.  When you think of metrology and measurement, humans need to understand…

What is Metrology Part 22 – 3D Translation and Rotation

This is a quick article on rotation and translation within 3D environments. It leads to interesting thought processes in terms of measuring the real world and the digital world.

What is Metrology Part 21 – Getting Started with Processing

This is a brief explanation of some basic concepts in Processing. It is important to lay down the foundation before one moves to the 3D realm.

What is Metrology Part 19 – Moire Effect in 3D Printing

This is a short excerpt on an interesting phenomena within visual perception known as the Moire Effect. We will address this in how it operates within the realm of 3D printing as well as metrology.

What is Metrology Part 20 – Processing

This is a brief overview of the coding language Processing. It has great intersection within the 3D printing and image processing realms of knowledge.

What is Metrology Part 18 – Pixelation

This is a brief article that touches on the topic of pixelation. Pixelation is very important when it comes to color measurement as well as how the physical world interfaces with the digital world through information theory.

What is Metrology Part 17: Antialiasing

This is an article doing a deep dive into the techniques of antialiasing. In this field, there are many nuances that can be reveal to us that we are not aware of.

What is Metrology Part 16: Introductory Coding

This is a step into the world of coding and how it affects image processing. This interactive coding project helps to reinforce knowledge we have previously explored as well as new ways for us to get involved in learning more.

What is Metrology Part 15: Inverse Filtering

This is an article on the essence of Inverse Filtering. Within this image processing method there are two distinct methods to deblur images.

What is Metrology Part 14: Image Restoration

This is an article detailing the depth of information and and knowledge within image restoration. Be prepared to take a brief trip on the extent of this technology and how it can be utilized.