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3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces a sales partnership with CNC Software and ESUN enters a strategic sales and […]

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces...
Optomec Releases Library of Starter Recipes for LENS and Aerosol Jet 3D Printing Customers

Optomec Releases Library of Starter Recipes for LENS and Aerosol Jet 3D Printing Customers

Some people cook by some inherent sense or knowledge, throwing ingredients into a bowl willy nilly with nary a thought of opening up a cookbook; later, of course, the dish turns out great. I, however, am not one of these people, and require a recipe in front of me at all times to make sure […]

Some people cook by some inherent sense or knowledge, throwing ingredients into a bowl willy nilly with nary a thought of opening up a cookbook; later, of course, the dish turns out great. I, however, am not one of these people, and require a recipe in front of me at...
Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part Two: Directed Energy Deposition

Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part Two: Directed Energy Deposition

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. You can find the first part of this series comparing metal 3D printing technologies here. In this part […]

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. You can find the first part of this series...
3D Printing in Space: Optomec Wins NASA Contract to Develop Adaptive Laser Sintering System

3D Printing in Space: Optomec Wins NASA Contract to Develop Adaptive Laser Sintering System

Optomec is on a mission to advance 3D printed electronics, and they’ve been very busy and productive towards fulfilling that mission lately. A couple of weeks ago, the company received an award towards the development of 3D printed flexible hybrid electronics, and today Optomec announced that they have been awarded a NASA SBIR contract for […]

Optomec is on a mission to advance 3D printed electronics, and they’ve been very busy and productive towards fulfilling that mission lately. A couple of weeks ago, the company received an award towards the development of 3D printed flexible hybrid electronics,...
NextFlex Awards 3D Printed Flexible Hybrid Electronics Development Project to Optomec and 5 Partners

NextFlex Awards 3D Printed Flexible Hybrid Electronics Development Project to Optomec and 5 Partners

Global production-grade 3D printer supplier Optomec holds patents for two unique 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, even at the micron level, and LENS, for metal 3D printing; LENS can also be added on to CNC machining systems. Optomec has been busy this year, and just announced that it was awarded one of […]

Global production-grade 3D printer supplier Optomec holds patents for two unique 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, even at the micron level, and LENS, for metal 3D printing; LENS can also be added on to CNC machining systems. Optomec...
Optomec on the March

Optomec on the March

Optomec is an American company that has two 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet and LENS. Aerosol Jet can be used to 3D print electronics and is being used to 3D print millions of mobile phone antennas. LENS is a metal 3D printing technology that can be added onto existing CNC equipment and is used to […]

Optomec is an American company that has two 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet and LENS. Aerosol Jet can be used to 3D print electronics and is being used to 3D print millions of mobile phone antennas. LENS is a metal 3D printing technology that can be added onto...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic. Mosaic Manufacturing is introducing a new 3D software system, while 3D Platforms is bringing another new piece of equipment to the RAPID + TCT event, […]

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic. Mosaic Manufacturing is introducing a new 3D software...
Companies and Even Countries Join Forces in a Busy Week for 3D Printing Industry Partnerships

Companies and Even Countries Join Forces in a Busy Week for 3D Printing Industry Partnerships

While it may seem as though everyone in the 3D printing industry is trying to outdo each other, the fact is that without companies working together, the industry wouldn’t be nearly as far along as it is now. Partnerships are crucial to advancing 3D printing technology, and this week has seen an especially large number […]

While it may seem as though everyone in the 3D printing industry is trying to outdo each other, the fact is that without companies working together, the industry wouldn’t be nearly as far along as it is now. Partnerships are crucial to advancing 3D printing...
3D Printing in the Military

3D Printing in the Military

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many millions have been invested in 3D printing technologies and getting them ready for production in the field. […]

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many...
Something for Everyone in 2016: A Look at This Year's New 3D Printer Releases

Something for Everyone in 2016: A Look at This Year's New 3D Printer Releases

I spend every day immersed in news about 3D printing, so obviously I’m aware of the fact that there are a lot of 3D printers out there. I’m also aware that that statement is an understatement. However, when I began looking back at the new 3D printers that were introduced and/or released in 2016, I […]

I spend every day immersed in news about 3D printing, so obviously I’m aware of the fact that there are a lot of 3D printers out there. I’m also aware that that statement is an understatement. However, when I began looking back at the new 3D printers that...
GE Ventures Hosts Advanced Manufacturing Summit, Featuring Input from Optomec CEO

GE Ventures Hosts Advanced Manufacturing Summit, Featuring Input from Optomec CEO

Global corporation GE decided to share their wealth with worthy startups when they created GE Ventures, their capital investment firm built to assist young companies in the fields of software, healthcare, energy and advanced manufacturing. Over the past year, GE Ventures has contributed funding to a number of companies we’re quite familiar with, including Carbon, Desktop […]

Global corporation GE decided to share their wealth with worthy startups when they created GE Ventures, their capital investment firm built to assist young companies in the fields of software, healthcare, energy and advanced manufacturing. Over the past year, GE...
InfraTrac Successfully Applies Anti-Counterfeit Technology to 3D Printed Metal Parts

InfraTrac Successfully Applies Anti-Counterfeit Technology to 3D Printed Metal Parts

One of the most nagging concerns that plagues the 3D printing industry is that of intellectual property protection. Not only have there been plenty of issues surrounding the theft of designs and models posted online by individual makers, but large corporations also worry about the potential for 3D printing-savvy people to print counterfeit parts. It’s […]

One of the most nagging concerns that plagues the 3D printing industry is that of intellectual property protection. Not only have there been plenty of issues surrounding the theft of designs and models posted online by individual makers, but large corporations also...
Optomec Showcases New Hybrid LENS Machine Tool Series at formnext 2016

Optomec Showcases New Hybrid LENS Machine Tool Series at formnext 2016

Last week, the most innovative 3D printing companies from across the world gathered in Frankfurt, Germany for the highly anticipated formnext 2016 exhibition. Even with the 3DPrint.com team onsite to report on the biggest hits from the event, there was still too much happening to fit all the necessary coverage into one jam-packed week. One of […]

Last week, the most innovative 3D printing companies from across the world gathered in Frankfurt, Germany for the highly anticipated formnext 2016 exhibition. Even with the 3DPrint.com team onsite to report on the biggest hits from the event, there was still too much...
Optomec and Fryer Machine Systems Unveil New Hybrid Machines, Combining CNC Technology With LENS Print Engine

Optomec and Fryer Machine Systems Unveil New Hybrid Machines, Combining CNC Technology With LENS Print Engine

It’s been less than a month since Optomec announced that their patented Aerosol Jet Technology is now capable of 3D printing embedded electronics at the micron scale. They’ve always been a company that seems to stay one step ahead of the rest of the 3D printing industry, and this week at the International Manufacturing Technology […]

It’s been less than a month since Optomec announced that their patented Aerosol Jet Technology is now capable of 3D printing embedded electronics at the micron scale. They’ve always been a company that seems to stay one step ahead of the rest of the 3D...
Optomec Announces Aerosol Jet Technology to Print Electronics at Micron Level

Optomec Announces Aerosol Jet Technology to Print Electronics at Micron Level

Examining a snapshot of the 3D printing industry, it would seem that the process of using a high-tech machine to deposit layer after layer of materials and make a prototype or part shot to the forefront of the industrial world—as well as the desktop—and then just continued to accelerate. Before you can get used to […]

Examining a snapshot of the 3D printing industry, it would seem that the process of using a high-tech machine to deposit layer after layer of materials and make a prototype or part shot to the forefront of the industrial world—as well as the desktop—and then just...
Research & Markets Releases Global Perspectives for 2016-2022 on 3D Printing in North America, Europe & LAMEA Region

Research & Markets Releases Global Perspectives for 2016-2022 on 3D Printing in North America, Europe & LAMEA Region

Research and Markets has just released several reports, giving us a comprehensive and global perspective on the 3D printing markets around the world, now—and well into the future. Currently, we are taking a look at their analysis regarding North America, Europe, and the broad LAMEA region. In North America 3D Printing Market (2016-2022), the global […]

Research and Markets has just released several reports, giving us a comprehensive and global perspective on the 3D printing markets around the world, now—and well into the future. Currently, we are taking a look at their analysis regarding North America, Europe, and...
Optomec and Autodesk’s Delcam form Global Sales Partnership for Advanced 3D Management Software

Optomec and Autodesk’s Delcam form Global Sales Partnership for Advanced 3D Management Software

In a move to expand the use of Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D printing technology for 3D printed electronics, the company has entered a global sales partnership with Delcam, an Autodesk company that develops advanced CADCAM software platforms for the manufacturing industry. Under the partnership agreement, Optomec will sell and support Delcam software products with their […]

In a move to expand the use of Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D printing technology for 3D printed electronics, the company has entered a global sales partnership with Delcam, an Autodesk company that develops advanced CADCAM software platforms for the manufacturing industry....
The Curious Case of Thomas Nash: Questions of Age Discrimination in the 3D Printing Industry

The Curious Case of Thomas Nash: Questions of Age Discrimination in the 3D Printing Industry

Scarcely a month goes by without Optomec announcing a new partnership or case study, a licensing agreement or a new technological application. They’ve been in the news a lot, and for good reason, as the success and popularity of their Aerosol Jet and LENS technologies continue to drive them forward. Unfortunately, the New Mexico company recently hit the headlines […]

Scarcely a month goes by without Optomec announcing a new partnership or case study, a licensing agreement or a new technological application. They’ve been in the news a lot, and for good reason, as the success and popularity of their Aerosol Jet and LENS...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 7

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 7

This week’s news covers awards, appointments, new 3D printing facilities and services, and a shoutout to 3D printing from a Google parent company executive. Divergent 3D has received a tech award for its innovative Manufacturing Platform, and Proto Labs has appointed a new CTO, while Optomec has added a new Board Member. Computergate Australia is now offering […]

This week’s news covers awards, appointments, new 3D printing facilities and services, and a shoutout to 3D printing from a Google parent company executive. Divergent 3D has received a tech award for its innovative Manufacturing Platform, and Proto Labs has...
Optomec Expands into Australia and New Zealand in New Partnership with Emona Instruments

Optomec Expands into Australia and New Zealand in New Partnership with Emona Instruments

We’re about one-third of the way through 2016, and thus far, it’s been a very good year for Optomec, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company specializing in manufacturing different professional-grade 3D printing systems that are compatible with electronic inks, a number of structural metal materials, and biological matter. Back in January, we covered Optomec’s new distribution […]

We’re about one-third of the way through 2016, and thus far, it’s been a very good year for Optomec, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company specializing in manufacturing different professional-grade 3D printing systems that are compatible with electronic inks, a...
NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by the NASA In-Situ Materials Challenge winner, Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis. A couple of days ago, the space agency also revealed that they have their sight set […]

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by the NASA In-Situ Materials Challenge winner, Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis. A couple of days ago,...
Electronics Manufacturer Uses Optomec's Aerosol Jet Technology to Develop 3D Direct Printing Method

Electronics Manufacturer Uses Optomec's Aerosol Jet Technology to Develop 3D Direct Printing Method

One piece of technology that we’re seeing less and less of – thankfully – is the antenna. Most people probably remember struggling with the so-called “rabbit ears” on old televisions, trying to find the magic positioning that would enable a picture to come through. Sometimes that required standing by the TV and holding the antennae […]

One piece of technology that we’re seeing less and less of – thankfully – is the antenna. Most people probably remember struggling with the so-called “rabbit ears” on old televisions, trying to find the magic positioning that would enable...
The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X Five Axis Electronics 3D Printer is a Hit with the Internet of Things

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X Five Axis Electronics 3D Printer is a Hit with the Internet of Things

New Mexico-based industrial 3D printing technology manufacturer Optomec is reporting that their Aerosol Jet 5X printing system has been getting quite a bit of attention from companies creating products for the Internet of Things (IoT). The advanced five-axis 3D printer is capable of printing simple electronics, sensors and antennas directly onto three-dimensional objects and surfaces, […]

New Mexico-based industrial 3D printing technology manufacturer Optomec is reporting that their Aerosol Jet 5X printing system has been getting quite a bit of attention from companies creating products for the Internet of Things (IoT). The advanced five-axis 3D...
Autodesk Offers Details on Latest Developments & Projects, Improving on 3D Printing Speed & Scale

Autodesk Offers Details on Latest Developments & Projects, Improving on 3D Printing Speed & Scale

Autodesk recently hosted an event at their San Francisco headquarters, showing off not just some new technology but expounding on updates regarding investments, a new 3D printing platform, Ember, and more. Overall, one item was clear: they are serious about improving speed. While this has been a goal for many companies, further strides in this […]

Autodesk recently hosted an event at their San Francisco headquarters, showing off not just some new technology but expounding on updates regarding investments, a new 3D printing platform, Ember, and more. Overall, one item was clear: they are serious about improving...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- February 27

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- February 27

In this week’s news, two organizations committed to open source technology, Aleph Objects Inc. and Odoo Community Association, have announced a partnership. In 3D printing medical news, Materialise introduced a new surgical software suite for hospitals, and Onkos Surgical stated that it provided a successful 3D printed model for use on a difficult cancer case. In 3D […]

In this week’s news, two organizations committed to open source technology, Aleph Objects Inc. and Odoo Community Association, have announced a partnership. In 3D printing medical news, Materialise introduced a new surgical software suite for hospitals, and...
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