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3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2020

We’re starting with business today, before moving on to materials news, in 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar’s senior leadership team is making an investment in the company’s future, and the…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 6, 2019

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a product launch announcement – 3YOURMIND launched the full version of its Agile MES software software this week at AMUG 2019….

Students Create Buoyancy Compensation Device and 3D Printed Prosthetic Flipper for Sea Turtle

A group of student researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts wrote a paper, titled “Design of a Buoyancy Compensation Device and Prosthetic Flipper for a Green Sea Turtle,”…

Materialise Software Used to Optimize Conformal Cooling Tooling Design of 3D Printed Metal Mold for Toy Car

Conformal cooling channels are often used in molds, 3D printed or otherwise, to achieve more efficient cooling and higher performance levels. French toy manufacturer Smoby recently turned to Materialise for…

New York Architecture Firm Uses 3D Printing to Create Beautiful Concrete Molds for Building Restoration

Architecture and engineering firm EDG, based in New York, designs new buildings, renovations, and restoration projects. Now, the company is investigating the different capabilities that 3D printing can bring to…

Formlabs Explains How to Use 3D Printed Pewter Casting Molds to Make Full Metal Miniatures

Let’s say you have a cool digital sculpture that you’d like to print into a figurine…no problem, that’s not difficult. But here’s where it can get tricky – what if…

Empa Researchers Use 3D Printed Fruit-Shaped Molds to Develop Artificial Fruit Sensor

You know what they say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away! I’m one of those people who has to have fruit every single day – whether it’s bananas…

Recreating The Last Great Irish Elk Through 3D Printing

The Great Irish Elk was a majestic creature of heroic proportions that became extinct some 11,000 years ago. In a short movie by Brown Bag Films, created in 1998 and…

Making the Mold: Baker Perkins Among Confectioners Embracing 3D Technologies for Candy Making

Whimsy can be a very serious business, just ask anyone in the confectionery industry. While many people casually enjoy lollipops and gummy candies, few realize the depths that go into…

3D Printed PLA Mold for Pewter Casting is Surprisingly Effective

If you’re looking for a great 3D printing-related winter project — specifically wintry as it involves creating something marvelous with molten metal — then we may have found the ideal…

voxeljet Teams Up with Altair, Click2Cast, & HBM nCode in New 3D Printed Mold Casting

3D printing is revolutionizing manufacturing as we’ve come to know it — but a revolution doesn’t always mean a sea change with completely new techniques. Innovation is built on established…

Using 3D Printing to Make Monster Mascots

Natalie Mathis and Quincy Robinson started their Kickstarter campaign this week to seek funding for their entrepreneurial innovation: 3D printing plus local flavor. One of the aspects of 3D printing…

MOLDLAY Filament Unveiled by Inventor Kai Parthy — Easily 3D Print Then Create Your Own Molds

If you have an interest in exotic composite materials for 3D printing, then you have likely heard about the work that’s been done by German-born Kai Parthy. He’s the inventor…