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3D Printing News Unpeeled: Living Seawalls, Phrozen FDM and Syensqo

Kind Designs has launched 3D printed living seawalls that hope to combat erosion, flooding and storms while engendering marine life. The company says it makes a 10 foot panel in…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Tailwinds and Applications

In our series of interviews and questionnaires on the state of additive manufacturing (AM) in 2024, two critical themes emerged: tailwinds and applications. The former relates to navigating the dynamic…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 30, 2023: Material Database, Bone Scaffolds, & More

We’re starting off with lots of materials news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, from Replique, Asahi Kasei, and Arkema; plus, a team of researchers are 3D printing metals with…

Over 20B Aerospace Parts to Be 3D Printed by 2030 – AM Data Slice

“AM Data Slice” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers a dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing pivotal statistics and trends…

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Markforged Launches FX10 3D Printer and Vega Filament at Formnext 2023

Markforged, the Massachusetts-based 3D printing original equipment manufacturer (OEM), announced two new product launches at Formnext 2023 (November 7-10 in Frankfurt, Germany). In addition to a new printer, the FX10,…

3D Systems Brings Flexibility to Large-scale 3D Printing

When it comes to large-format polymer 3D printing, there are a growing number of options, particularly for industrial robotic arms. However, most options on the market don’t tackle all of…

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New High-Temp Printer for PEEK, PEKK, and Ultem™ from 3DXTECH

Once known solely for its high-performance filaments for material extrusion 3D printers, 3DXTECH surprised the additive manufacturing (AM) industry when it shifted gears and began making the Gearbox 3D printer….

Formnext 2022: 3D Printing Materials Roundup

While additive construction is being deployed at this very moment to aid in a military conflict between India and China, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on Germany. We’ll…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 9, 2022

We’ve got loads of things to tell you about in this week’s roundup! There are multiple events, both in-person and virtual, as well as numerous webinars on a variety of…

OPM and Fuse Medical Partner to 3D Print Interbody and Soft Tissue Implants

Materials and implant company Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM) is working with Fuse Medical so that the latter can make lines of cervical and lumbar spine interbodies, as well as soft…

Roboze Announces PRO Series of 3D Printers for PEKK and CF

Roboze, manufacturer of end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, has announced the release of its latest machines, the One PRO and Plus PRO. Roboze made the announcement at this year’s AM…

Lockheed Martin and Stratasys Release Aerospace 3D Printing Filament Data

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) is already in the business of supplying the largest number of 3D printed polymer aerospace parts. Now, the company has qualified yet another polymer for 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 22, 2022: Research, Business, & More

We’re starting with a little research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, about how embedded mica platelets can improve PEKK properties, and then moving on to business, with a new…

RAPID + TCT 2021 Day 2: 3D Printing with Inkbit, Farsoon, AON3D, & Raise3D

At the recent RAPID + TCT 2021 in Chicago, I had the opportunity to attend keynote presentations, interview several industry companies, watch an awards ceremony, and walk the show floor….

Essentium CEO Discusses High Speed 3D Printing’s Rapid Rise at RAPID+TCT 2021

Essentium, Inc. is one of the fastest developing startups in the fused filament fabrication (FFF) space, in that it is quickly rolling out advanced technology while also growing beyond the…

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INTAMSYS is leading the trend of high-performance multi-material industrial FDM production-level applications @TCT Asia

For the 2021 edition of the TCT Asia exhibition, INTAMSYS, the world’s leading high-performance material 3D printing equipment supplier, exhibited a variety of high-performance multi-material systems & filaments. Among those,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Pro Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Mid-Market Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing our helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Low-Cost Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re going to take a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition…

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Antero PEKK 3D Printing Qualified for Boeing: An Interview with Stratasys

Recently, Stratasys reported that its Antero 800NA material, a form of polyether ketone ketone (PEKK), has been qualified by Boeing. Boeing qualified the material under the spec: BMS8-444. Potentially this…

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…