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Take a PEEK at the Competition: Solvay Group Launching International Additive Manufacturing Challenge for University Students

Take a PEEK at the Competition: Solvay Group Launching International Additive Manufacturing Challenge for University Students

Everyone enjoys a good 3D printing contest. A lot of them come from the likes of Pinshape, Stratasys, and NASA, and recently a new challenge was launched from a rather unexpected source – chemical group Solvay, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and known for its award-winning composites and 3D printing materials. Solvay is launching an international additive manufacturing […]

Everyone enjoys a good 3D printing contest. A lot of them come from the likes of Pinshape, Stratasys, and NASA, and recently a new challenge was launched from a rather unexpected source – chemical group Solvay, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and known for...
Sharebot and miniFactory to Introduce New 3D Printers at TCT Show

Sharebot and miniFactory to Introduce New 3D Printers at TCT Show

3D printing tradeshows are always exciting, and so are the days leading up to them, as that’s when news of the new products that will be unveiled starts to come out. 3DPrint.com will be attending the TCT Show in Birmingham, UK next week, and there’s going to be plenty to look at and learn about, much […]

3D printing tradeshows are always exciting, and so are the days leading up to them, as that’s when news of the new products that will be unveiled starts to come out. 3DPrint.com will be attending the TCT Show in Birmingham, UK next week, and there’s going...
Tyr3D: 3D Printing Replacement Car Parts in the Backside of Ireland

Tyr3D: 3D Printing Replacement Car Parts in the Backside of Ireland

When I first came upon the Tyr3D website it was not very confidence inspiring. And I was not exactly a fan of Tyr3D logo either. Yet, I had been assured that they were at the forefront of 3D printing spare car parts. Where everywhere else people just talked about 3D printing replacement car parts, Tyr3D […]

When I first came upon the Tyr3D website it was not very confidence inspiring. And I was not exactly a fan of Tyr3D logo either. Yet, I had been assured that they were at the forefront of 3D printing spare car parts. Where everywhere else people just talked about 3D...
High-Strength 3D Printing Sees Roboze Named Among World's 500 Most Innovative Deep-Tech Startups

High-Strength 3D Printing Sees Roboze Named Among World's 500 Most Innovative Deep-Tech Startups

Italy’s Roboze has recently had the great privilege of being selected by Parisian non-profit Hello Tomorrow as one of the top 500 most innovative startups in the world in their annual challenge. The Roboze One+400 3D printer was the qualifying project for the Italian company, with over 4,000 projects being chosen from overall. I wasn’t too surprised to hear […]

Italy’s Roboze has recently had the great privilege of being selected by Parisian non-profit Hello Tomorrow as one of the top 500 most innovative startups in the world in their annual challenge. The Roboze One+400 3D printer was the qualifying project for the Italian...
New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a fly on the […]

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a...
A PEEK into Space: ESA's Newest CubeSats Feature 3D Printed Electrically Conductive Bodies

A PEEK into Space: ESA's Newest CubeSats Feature 3D Printed Electrically Conductive Bodies

The European Space Agency (ESA) has long been a fan of 3D printing, successfully testing a 3D printed platinum alloy rocket combustion chamber in 2015, announcing on more than one occasion that it planned to use 3D printing to build a human-occupied base on the moon, and opening a new Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory to study 3D […]

The European Space Agency (ESA) has long been a fan of 3D printing, successfully testing a 3D printed platinum alloy rocket combustion chamber in 2015, announcing on more than one occasion that it planned to use 3D printing to build a human-occupied base on the moon,...
INTAMSYS Presents the Affordable, Industrial-Grade FUNMAT HT Destkop 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT

INTAMSYS Presents the Affordable, Industrial-Grade FUNMAT HT Destkop 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT

One of the most talked-about materials in plastic 3D printing right now is PEEK. Polyether ether ketone is a strong, durable polymer whose robust yet lightweight properties make it extremely popular in manufacturing, particularly for industries such as aerospace and automotive. It’s a difficult material to 3D print, however, in part because of the very […]

One of the most talked-about materials in plastic 3D printing right now is PEEK. Polyether ether ketone is a strong, durable polymer whose robust yet lightweight properties make it extremely popular in manufacturing, particularly for industries such as aerospace and...
Impossible Objects Presents Model One 3D Printer, Tells Us Their Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing Will Compete with Injection Molding

Impossible Objects Presents Model One 3D Printer, Tells Us Their Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing Will Compete with Injection Molding

Today at RAPID + TCT, Illinois-based Impossible Objects is introducing the Model One, its new pilot machine and the latest 3D printer claiming to transform manufacturing as we know it — and directly competing with injection molding for scale production. The company has been revving up for some time with an eye toward end-use production […]

Today at RAPID + TCT, Illinois-based Impossible Objects is introducing the Model One, its new pilot machine and the latest 3D printer claiming to transform manufacturing as we know it — and directly competing with injection molding for scale production. The...
Roboze Works with CTC to Develop 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Aerospace

Roboze Works with CTC to Develop 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Aerospace

CTC GmbH is a subsidiary of Airbus, which we all know is a big fan of 3D printing. The CTC plays a large role in developing those 3D printed components for Airbus aircraft, as the leading research and development center in Germany for CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer) aerospace parts. Part of the CTC’s research involves testing […]

CTC GmbH is a subsidiary of Airbus, which we all know is a big fan of 3D printing. The CTC plays a large role in developing those 3D printed components for Airbus aircraft, as the leading research and development center in Germany for CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced...
Roboze Partners with Polymertal to Make Super-Strong Metal-Plated 3D Printed Parts, Teases Next 3D Printer

Roboze Partners with Polymertal to Make Super-Strong Metal-Plated 3D Printed Parts, Teases Next 3D Printer

Roboze is definitely a company that believes there is no “I” in team. There’s no “I” in Roboze, either, incidentally, and the 3D printer manufacturer seems to have made this a philosophy to live by. Roboze is one of the most active companies we’ve seen lately in terms of building partnerships, and while many of […]

Roboze is definitely a company that believes there is no “I” in team. There’s no “I” in Roboze, either, incidentally, and the 3D printer manufacturer seems to have made this a philosophy to live by. Roboze is one of the most active...
AON3D Introduces the AON-M Industrial 3D Printer: High-Performance Thermoplastics at Low Cost

AON3D Introduces the AON-M Industrial 3D Printer: High-Performance Thermoplastics at Low Cost

We’ve been talking a lot about Kickstarter campaigns lately. We’ve seen some amazingly successful ones, and then a few others that have been…a bit less successful. AON3D’s 2015 Kickstarter, which introduced the industrial AON 3D printer, was definitely one of the former, bringing in a total of $89,643 – well over the campaign’s $65,000 funding […]

We’ve been talking a lot about Kickstarter campaigns lately. We’ve seen some amazingly successful ones, and then a few others that have been…a bit less successful. AON3D’s 2015 Kickstarter, which introduced the industrial AON 3D printer, was...
3D4Makers: Father-Son Team Tell Us About New Filament Extrusion Technology and Building a Business Spurred by Failed 3D Prints

3D4Makers: Father-Son Team Tell Us About New Filament Extrusion Technology and Building a Business Spurred by Failed 3D Prints

More than a few 3D printing-related companies have arisen almost by accident. A maker has a problem with a particular aspect of 3D printing, comes up with a solution to solve it, and then realizes that they can market that solution, leading to often-successful businesses. That was the case with 3D4Makers, a Netherlands-based filament manufacturer […]

More than a few 3D printing-related companies have arisen almost by accident. A maker has a problem with a particular aspect of 3D printing, comes up with a solution to solve it, and then realizes that they can market that solution, leading to often-successful...
3D Printing the Future of Surgery

3D Printing the Future of Surgery

3D printing has had and will continue to have impacts on many areas. One of the most hotly anticipated areas for 3D printing to impact is medicine. A myriad of stories have appeared pointing to all manner of exciting innovations in the medical field. Sadly many of the “3D printed ear/nose/heart/ etc.” stories have been […]

3D printing has had and will continue to have impacts on many areas. One of the most hotly anticipated areas for 3D printing to impact is medicine. A myriad of stories have appeared pointing to all manner of exciting innovations in the medical field. Sadly many of the...
GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers across industries excited about its ability to print with materials that have been almost unseen in the 3D […]

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers...
3devo Completes PEEK Material Trials with NEXT 1.0 Advanced Level Desktop Filament Extruder

3devo Completes PEEK Material Trials with NEXT 1.0 Advanced Level Desktop Filament Extruder

Netherlands-based 3devo, a subsidiary of Devoteq, may have only been officially around for about a year, but the company is stirring things up in a good way. Its goal is to find a way to provide industrial-grade filament production capabilities in a consumer-priced system with a desktop-sized footprint. The company wants to enhance the filament production process, […]

Netherlands-based 3devo, a subsidiary of Devoteq, may have only been officially around for about a year, but the company is stirring things up in a good way. Its goal is to find a way to provide industrial-grade filament production capabilities in a consumer-priced...
Roboze Announces Agreement with 3D Center to Resell Products in Poland, Nordic, Baltic Regions

Roboze Announces Agreement with 3D Center to Resell Products in Poland, Nordic, Baltic Regions

Italian manufacturer of 3D printing solutions company Roboze announced today that it’s reached a distribution agreement with Sweden-based 3D Center, a leading provider of 3D printing solutions, to resell their products in Poland and the Nordic and Baltic regions. 3D Center was founded in 2012 to offer professionals advanced additive manufacturing solutions of 3D printers […]

Italian manufacturer of 3D printing solutions company Roboze announced today that it’s reached a distribution agreement with Sweden-based 3D Center, a leading provider of 3D printing solutions, to resell their products in Poland and the Nordic and Baltic...
Roboze Revamps the Roboze One +400, Now a Fully Industrial 3D Printer

Roboze Revamps the Roboze One +400, Now a Fully Industrial 3D Printer

I just said it last week, but I’ll say it again: Roboze moves fast. The company has been determinedly expanding across the world over the course of only a few months, with several new partnerships putting them in India as well as all over the EMEA region. Their biggest news of the year, though, came […]

I just said it last week, but I’ll say it again: Roboze moves fast. The company has been determinedly expanding across the world over the course of only a few months, with several new partnerships putting them in India as well as all over the EMEA region. Their...
Roboze Performs Rigorous Stress Test on PEEK 3D Printing Materials, Under Continuous Heat for Eight Hours

Roboze Performs Rigorous Stress Test on PEEK 3D Printing Materials, Under Continuous Heat for Eight Hours

Many individuals and small companies, as well as large-scale manufacturers, have decided to take the leap into 3D printing and additive manufacturing today. And while it’s one thing to begin shopping for 3D printers and envisioning all that you are going to produce—whether it’s on a smaller scale making a jewelry from your home, or the largest […]

Many individuals and small companies, as well as large-scale manufacturers, have decided to take the leap into 3D printing and additive manufacturing today. And while it’s one thing to begin shopping for 3D printers and envisioning all that you are going to...
Impossible Objects Now Offers 3D Printed PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts

Impossible Objects Now Offers 3D Printed PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts

This week Illinois-based 3D printing materials sciences company Impossible Objects announced that they have developed a method of using PEEK (polyetheretherketone) with their revolutionary Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing (CBAM) process. For the first time the high-performance thermoplastic PEEK can be 3D printed to make durable, lightweight and geometrically complex carbon fiber composite parts. Because PEEK offers […]

This week Illinois-based 3D printing materials sciences company Impossible Objects announced that they have developed a method of using PEEK (polyetheretherketone) with their revolutionary Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing (CBAM) process. For the first time the...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 28

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 28

This week’s news reports that Hong Kong researchers are using 3D printing to aid in heart surgeries, Minnesota students 3D printed a violin, and Magma Global Ltd. has 3D printed the longest-ever PEEK subsea pipe. Sculpteo has been 100% successful with its new Express Production Mode, and Nano Dimension has received recognition as a very […]

This week’s news reports that Hong Kong researchers are using 3D printing to aid in heart surgeries, Minnesota students 3D printed a violin, and Magma Global Ltd. has 3D printed the longest-ever PEEK subsea pipe. Sculpteo has been 100% successful with its new...
Roboze Launches One+400, the First Low-Cost PEEK and PEI 3D Printer

Roboze Launches One+400, the First Low-Cost PEEK and PEI 3D Printer

As desktop 3D printing technology advances, more and more materials that were once considered just about impossible to 3D print on desktop systems are beginning to represent real possibilities. Recently 3DXTech launched its commercial ULTEM filament, now Roboze is officially launching its much anticipated new Roboze One+400 3D printer, which is capable of 3D printing […]

As desktop 3D printing technology advances, more and more materials that were once considered just about impossible to 3D print on desktop systems are beginning to represent real possibilities. Recently 3DXTech launched its commercial ULTEM filament, now Roboze is...
INDMATEC Launches the PEEK 3D Printer - First FDM 3D Printer for Printing High Temperature Polymers

INDMATEC Launches the PEEK 3D Printer - First FDM 3D Printer for Printing High Temperature Polymers

It seems as though each and every week we are reporting on yet another material that has suddenly been introduced into the 3D printing space. Whether it is a new polymer, a new composite material or perhaps some sort of electrically conductive filament, each and every addition means new ways that we can now utilize […]

It seems as though each and every week we are reporting on yet another material that has suddenly been introduced into the 3D printing space. Whether it is a new polymer, a new composite material or perhaps some sort of electrically conductive filament, each and every...
'Peek' Smartphone Eye Exam App with Camera & 3D Printed Adapter, Focuses on Developing Countries

'Peek' Smartphone Eye Exam App with Camera & 3D Printed Adapter, Focuses on Developing Countries

While 3D printing and those who create and use it for incredible applications are busy transforming an already modern and progressive world, much of the technology’s key impacts are also found happening in developing countries. There, a growing number of 3D printed items are able to assist in furthering self-sustainability, including numerous different devices connected […]

While 3D printing and those who create and use it for incredible applications are busy transforming an already modern and progressive world, much of the technology’s key impacts are also found happening in developing countries. There, a growing number of 3D printed...
'Custom Control Concepts' Will Jazz Up Your Custom VIP Aircraft With 3D Printing

'Custom Control Concepts' Will Jazz Up Your Custom VIP Aircraft With 3D Printing

In Seattle, WA, Custom Control Concepts practices their specialty of designing and building in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems. They’ve been at the trade for more than a decade, and they’ve installed their systems on some 150 VIP aircraft at their 80,000 sq. ft. facilities. The company installs iPad integrations and they also use 3D […]

In Seattle, WA, Custom Control Concepts practices their specialty of designing and building in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems. They’ve been at the trade for more than a decade, and they’ve installed their systems on some 150 VIP aircraft...

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