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Pearce’s Latest Open Source 3D Printer Handles PEKK, PEI for Less than $1,000

In an effort to address, among other things, the need to sterilize 3D-printed personal protection equipment made to fight COVID-19, the lab of Michigan Technological University’s Professor Joshua Pearce has…

3DPOD Episode 39: Roboze Founder Alessio Lorusso and High-Temperature 3D Printing

Alessio Lorusso built his first 3D printer at 17 and went on to bootstrap his company Roboze. His enthusiasm and drive really shine through in this episode of the 3DPod….

3D Printing Chemistry 101: The Molecular Makeup of PAEK, PEKK and PEEK Plastic

If you’re anything like this author, you got a C- in high school chemistry and never looked back. With a newfound interest in the topic, I’m hoping to revisit the…

French Researchers Examine Heat Transfer & Adhesion in FFF 3D Printing

Researchers from Laboratoire de thermique et énergie de Nantes uncover some of the challenges in 3D printing versus thermoplastic injection, releasing the findings of their recent study in ‘Heat Transfer…

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AM Medical Virtual Summit: Northeastern University & OPM Discuss Bacterial Inhibition via 3D-Printed PEKK

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) presented new findings on 3D printing with biocompatible materials at the AM Medical Virtual Summit. Focused on the fabrication of medical implants for bone regeneration, the…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing in Implants and Orthopedics, Regulation in Additive Medical Devices

There was much to enjoy and learn at the recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies event, held in Boston and co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, especially with the addition of a…

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AON3D Launches the AON-M2 2020: Large Volume 3D Printer Built for High-Performance Thermoplastics

AON3D announces the launch of their AON-M2 2020, the latest industrial 3D printer in their flagship product line. The AON-M2 2020 has been designed to print a continuously expanding array…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 7, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ASTM International is developing a new AM standard, and 3D4Makers is launching a Luvocom PEKK filament. INMETRO has partnered with Farcco to raise awareness…

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Four

In parts one, two and three of this series, we’ve discussed the variety of technological developments taking place in the 3D printing of composites but have not yet covered the…

Ron Faruqui of 3DGence “We’re not trying to sell 3D Printers”

Ron Faruqui is the Americas President of Polish high-temperature FDM 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence. 3DGence came out of nowhere a few years ago with a capable high-temperature machine. Further refinements…

Solvay’s Christophe Schramm “We Want to be the Leading Supplier of AM Ready Solutions”

The altogether too youthful Christophe Schramm has headed up Solvay’s 3D printing efforts for the past several years. He’s presided over Solvay’s market entry release of PVDF filament, as well…

Kimya PEKK-A Material Can Be 3D Printed with 3DGence ESM-10 Soluble Supports

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence is working with two advanced material companies – Arkema and the Armor Group – to increase the use of open-market applications for high-performance PAEK materials….

Interview with Scott Sevcik, VP Aerospace Stratasys, on 3D Printing for Aviation and Space

Out of all the possible industries that are deploying more 3D printers, aerospace is probably the most exciting. By reducing the weight of aircraft components, by iterating more, by integrating…

Interview with Hexcel on PEKK for 3D Printing

PEKK is one of my favorite 3D printing materials. With very high service temperatures, high strength, and chemical resistance it is a high-performance polymer that has applications in very demanding…

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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing in 2019

Additive manufacturing is changing the world. Another term for 3D printing, additive manufacturing differs from other forms of manufacturing in that, rather than removing material like machining, it adds material…

PEEK, PEKK and ULTEM May Just be the 3D Printing Thermoplastics You Need in Your Life

There was definitely life before plastics, but today we can’t imagine living without them. Before they were even invented (the first synthetic polymer was developed in 1869 by John Wesley…

Boom Supersonic Partners with Stratasys to Bring 3D Printed Parts to the XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator

Boom Supersonic is a company with an out-sized and incredibly ambitious dream: to make supersonic air travel a reality. Boom wants to make a passenger aircraft capable of going at…

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INTAMSYS FUNMAT PRO 410 Showcased during RAPID+TCT 2019

INTAMSYS attended the Rapid+TCT show in Detroit, US, where many professionals and 3D printing enthusiasts discovered the latest 3D printing innovations. Among those, the now available FUNMAT PRO 410 from…

Interview of Erik Henstra of Armor Group’s Kimya On Custom 3D Printing Materials

Our industry is currently being entered by a number of very large polymer and metals companies. These firms see the potential of our market. Even though the volumes are comparatively…

Shandong University Researchers Working on Optimal Parameters for 3D Printing PEEK

In their recently published paper, ’Experimental study on parameters of 3D printing process for PEEK materials,’ researchers from Shandong University of Technology conduct experiments regarding the use of PEEK 3D…

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INTAMSYS Launches its Customer Applications Enabling Program

In order to better meet the market and the customer’s needs, INTAMSYS, a Shanghai-based leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer, is launching its Customer Applications Enabling Program. Current issues: 1. Customers…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for…

Interview with Solvay’s Brian Alexander About Solvay’s 3D Printing Future

The giants are coming. DSM, SABIC, BASF, DOWDuPont, Eastman, Mitsubishi, Covestro, Evonik, Arkema, Perstorp, Clariant and Solvay have all joined the 3D printing industry. All these companies are making serious…

OPM Licensed for Marketing & Manufacturing 3D Printed Medical Devices in Asia

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. is a Connecticut-based company we have followed for years as they continue to forge ahead in the realm of 3D printed implants. Their proprietary OsteoFab technology…