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3D Printing News Briefs, October 3, 2020: ALM & BASF, TÜV SÜD, Syqe Medical & Stratasys, WASP

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about materials, medical device 3D printing, investments, and 3D printed eco-housing. Advance Laser Materials has released four new printing powders that…

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3D Printed Sensor Detects COVID-19 Antibodies in 10 Seconds

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, 3D printing has been making major headlines, whether the technology is being used to make PPE, ventilators, and nasal swabs, or…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 26, 2020: Nanoscribe, Azul 3D, Arburg

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a new material, a little business, and an industry event. Nanoscribe has introduced a new photoresin with special properties for microoptical…

Formnext 2020 Cancels Physical Show, Shifts to All Digital 3D Printing Event

Against all odds, Formnext 2020, the largest annual event in the additive manufacturing industry, had still been planning to hold an in-person, if somewhat watered down, trade show in Germany…

GM 3D Prints Tooling for 30,000 Ventilator Parts During Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, we have seen a new side of 3D printing—and its community of users on many different levels—as designs and products were needed to…

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3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey, Part 1

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year’s 3DEXPERIENCE Forum by Dassault Systèmes had to be re-imagined as a virtual event, just like so many other conferences. At 1 pm…

What Has the 3D Printing Industry Learned During COVID-19?

The challenges of COVID-19 have been a unique learning opportunity for businesses and individuals alike. As the world scrambled to react to the outbreak, it highlighted both the strengths and…

WinSun Sends 3D Printed Isolation Pods to Islamabad

3D printing in construction is very straightforward in some applications, whether builders are experimenting with reinforcing mortar, 3D modeling and prototyping in architecture, or exploring the use of robotics. In…

NIST Grants $1.4 Million to America Makes for 3D Printed PPE

As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world and changed life as we know it in many ways—along with opening up many questions for the future—makers, researchers, and medical inventors…

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French Army Deploys Massive Military Print Farm for Spare Parts

The French Army has recently partnered with HAVA3D, a prominent distributor and integrator of additive manufacturing solutions based out of Le Mans, France, to deploy one of the largest 3D…

3D Printing and COVID-19, June 16, 2020 Update: IMTS, Formnext, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2020: Fraunhofer, Formnext, Visagio & DiManEx, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Fraunhofer will soon discuss adoption of Industry 4.0-related technologies in a webinar, and we’ve learned that Formnext 2020 is still planned for this November….

10 Fun And Useful Things You Can 3D Print During Lockdown

During lockdown, we’ve got more free time to learn, play, and share together with our loved ones. But as most of us can’t go out to do anything but go…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 12, 2020 Nanofabrica, Voxeljet, Elementum, AMPOWER

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs – Nanofabrica has raised $4 million in funding, and voxeljet is expanding its presence in India. Elementum 3D has achieved an…

International Researchers Review Emerging 3D Printing Medical Devices During COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers from the US and Australia take a comprehensive look at how 3D printing technology is being used to help during the current pandemic, releasing their findings in the recently…

Mayo Clinic: Considerations & Cautions in Pandemic Times Regarding 3D Printed PPE

William Clifton, Aaron Damon, and Archer K. Martin, all medical researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL, discuss the lack of medical devices during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well…

As the COVID-19 Pandemic Persists: 3D Printing with Antimicrobial Polymers

“Additive manufacturing (i.e., 3D Printing) is uniquely well positioned to support the shortage of critical medical devices.” COVID-19 may have barely been registering on your radar just a few short…

3D Printing in the Fight Against COVID-19 “The Citizen Supply Chain’’

UK researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are focused on how 3D printing can assist in serious healthcare issues, releasing the findings of their latest study in the recently published ‘Additive…

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The what, how and why: a guide to hiring in a crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic spreads across the world and impacts economies, businesses and personal life. Increasing measures of isolation sees companies halting certain activities, including hiring. Employers are struggling to continue…

Cellink and Viscient’s Projects Will Aid Pandemic Research

The novel COVID-19 outbreak has altered the world at its core, transforming the foundation of most companies as economies begin to shut down to avoid a healthcare system collapse. In…

Sigma Labs Launches PrintRite3D Production Series for Metal 3D Printing Quality Assurance

This week, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software. 3D printing is fairly responsive in a crisis situation, as it…

HP’s Partner Network Teams Up to Battle COVID-19 with Simple Designs & 3D Printed Innovations

Normally, this is the time of year when we’re fielding a constant flood of press releases, firming up travel plans, and starting to set interview schedules for the annual 3D…

NIAID Scientists Use 3D Tech to Better Understand the 1918 Influenza Virus

The flu pandemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish flu, was the first of two flu pandemics involving the H1N1 virus. It affected approximately 500 million people worldwide, reaching…