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3D Printing 5G Telecommunication Technology

The telecommunications industry is currently front page news including the AT&T/Timewarner acquisitions, the pending Fox acquisition by Comcast or Disney and a new CEO at Verizon who is a technologist…

Optomec Study Examines Directed Energy Deposition vs. Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

Optomec is known for its LENS series of 3D printers, which utilize Directed Energy Deposition 3D printing technology. DED is a powder bed-based technology in which metal powder is continuously…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an announcement from Stratasys about its new Vulcan Labs spinoff company. Optomec has appointed a…

Fine Detail Electronics 3D Printing: Optomec Fills Us In on the New Aerosol Jet HD System to Fill In the Gaps in Production Solutions

Albuquerque-based Optomec focuses on additive manufacturing for production with its two patented 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, and LENS, for high-value metal 3D printing. The busy company has…

RIT Uses Optomec’s LENS 3D Printing Process to Fix Metal Gear Shaft

The complexity possible through 3D printing is especially helpful for making specific replacement parts, and incorporating the technology is a good way to provide excellent customer service for those who…

What the Apple 3D Printing Patents Mean for Our Industry

Recently Apple has been granted a patent for a color 3D printing idea whereby the printed object is first made and then colored in afterwards. This idea is a straightforward…

3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications

What’s one major thing that airplanes, bridges, and weigh stations have in common? If you answered strain gauges, you were right. These simple devices measure the strain, or pull, on…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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;…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…