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3D Printing News Briefs, April 20, 2024: Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium, Blow Molding, & More

We’re starting with news about a manufacturing consortium in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as OPEN MIND Technologies has joined the Georgia Tech Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium. Moving on, industrial machining…

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Profiling a Construction 3D Printing Pioneer: US Army Corps of Engineers’ Megan Kreiger

The world of construction 3D printing is still so new that the true experts can probably be counted on two hands. Among them is Megan Kreiger, Portfolio Manager of Additive…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: A $3000 SLS System, Construction Subsidies and Parameters

The Housing Affordability Crisis is one of Canadian President Trudeau’s biggest issues. Now the government has made subsidies available, including scaling new technologies, 3D printed housing and libraries of reapproved…

AMS 2024 Welcomes New 3D Printing Sponsors and Speakers

The Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) 2024 summit continues to shape up as a landmark event in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry with the addition of an impressive lineup of new…

NIST Awards Contract for 3D Printed Medication Quality Assurance

InfraTrac, a Maryland-based manufacturer of quality assurance (QA) solutions for 3D printed products, has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of…

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The Conspicuous Absence of 3D Printing from Biden’s Latest Strategy Update on Critical Emerging Technologies

Last week, the Biden administration released yet another policy document related to its overall economic strategy, entitled “United States Government National Standards Strategy for Critical Emerging Technology [CET]”. Essentially, the…

NIST Seeks Participants for New 3D Printing Powder Consortium

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency within the US Department of Commerce (DOC), has issued a notice soliciting participants in its recently formed Metal Additive Manufacturing…

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Closing Women’s History Month with a Look at Five Leaders in AM

As Women’s History Month ends, 3DPrint.com highlights five visionary individuals empowering fellow women to excel in 3D printing and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Driven by their entrepreneurial approach…

NIST Awards Ohio 3D Printing Service $800K for Distributed AM in National Emergencies

IC3D, an Ohio-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and 3D printing services company, recently announced that the company had received an $800,000 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant, from the National…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 10, 2022

It’s another busy week of 3D printing-related events and webinars! Markforged and Stratasys are both conducting tours, 3D Systems is holding a webinar on lightweighting structures for NASA, and the…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 25, 2022: Partnerships, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DOS and Ivaldi are working together to deliver on-demand critical parts for heavy industries in Africa, and ASME published an AM design standard based…

NIST Backs New Resin 3D Printing Research Group

While the additive manufacturing (AM) industry itself is still establishing its own standards and research bodies as a whole, we’re already seeing the formation of niche organizations within the sector….

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, October 13, 2021: Metal 3D Printing, Prostheses, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ExOne and SSI are working together to drive volume production with metal binder jet 3D printing, and RadTech has announced a new photopolymer AM…

America Makes Finishes Pilot Program of Virtual 3D Printing Education for Middle Schoolers

Youngstown, Ohio-based America Makes, the Department of Defense’s national manufacturing innovation institute for AM, is the country’s foremost public-private partnership for AM technology and education. Managed by the not-for-profit National…

NIST Awards $4M to Four Institutions for Metal 3D Printing Research

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory agency that promotes innovation and industrial competitiveness across the country, has awarded close to $4 million…

America Makes Announces Challenge for Open-Source Scanning Strategies for Metal 3D Printing

America Makes has launched a new competition to advance scanning path development in laser-based powder based additive manufacturing (AM), in partnership with GE Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory….

University of Arkansas: Low Cycle Fatigue in 3D Printed 17-4PH Stainless Steel

Kaley Collins recently presented a thesis, ‘Extremely Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Additively Manufactured 17-4PH Stainless Steel,’ to the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Researching the…

Auburn University Engineers Inspecting & Monitoring Parts with New CT System

The Auburn Center for Additive Manufacturing, founded in 2015, received another boost recently with the addition of a customized digital radiology vault and specialized additive manufacturing systems, all created by…

NIST Achieving Better Laser Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing Melt Pool Control By Implementing Laser Control

Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) 3D printing uses a focused, high power laser to selectively melt geometric patterns into metal powder and build an almost fully dense, freeform object. The process,…

Senvol Receives Grant for Applying Data Analytics to 3D Printing Data

Senvol provides data to other companies in order to help them implement 3D printing into their workflows. Its massive searchable network, called the Senvol Database, is dedicated to searching 3D printers and materials…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…

Researchers Mix Metal-Organic Frameworks with 3D Printing Plastic to Create New Sensors

If you have been following 3D printing even for just a short amount of time, then you are probably aware that while one surprising innovation after another seems to pop…

NIST Builds Testbed 3D Printer to Study How Users Can Have More Control Over Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

Two years ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), part of the US Department of Commerce, released a report on metal powder additive manufacturing, which included a set…