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German Designer Debuts 3D Printed Christmas Ornament Collection Inspired by the Motion of Dance

German Designer Debuts 3D Printed Christmas Ornament Collection Inspired by the Motion of Dance

Halloween ended just a few days ago, which means that it’s time, at least in the US, to start focusing on the next major autumn holiday – Thanksgiving. But, for many people (not me!), the minute the jack-o’-lanterns and skeletons come down, they tend to bypass putting out the turkey decorations and move right along […]

Halloween ended just a few days ago, which means that it’s time, at least in the US, to start focusing on the next major autumn holiday – Thanksgiving. But, for many people (not me!), the minute the jack-o’-lanterns and skeletons come down, they tend...
Caracol Factory Using Roboze Technology and Materials to Deliver Finished 3D Printed Parts

Caracol Factory Using Roboze Technology and Materials to Deliver Finished 3D Printed Parts

Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, which expanded into the United Arab Emirates and opened a new headquarters in Bari in the last few months, is well known for its 3D printers’ abilities to print with high-performance materials. In this same vein, the company is pleased to announced that Caracol Factory, a department of Italian production service […]

Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, which expanded into the United Arab Emirates and opened a new headquarters in Bari in the last few months, is well known for its 3D printers’ abilities to print with high-performance materials. In this same vein, the company is...
The Ultimaker Ecosystem, Composites and Owens Corning

The Ultimaker Ecosystem, Composites and Owens Corning

At TCT Birmingham, the ebb and flow of greetings, hello’s and sales pitches wash over the hall. We sit huddled together on bar stools at the shiny white Ultimaker stand. Iris watches over us, making sure no one says anything off kilter. In front of us are some black very stiff 3D printed parts. No […]

At TCT Birmingham, the ebb and flow of greetings, hello’s and sales pitches wash over the hall. We sit huddled together on bar stools at the shiny white Ultimaker stand. Iris watches over us, making sure no one says anything off kilter. In front of us are some black...
LEHVOSS Group Reveals New 3D Printing Plastics to be Showcased at formnext and Fakuma

LEHVOSS Group Reveals New 3D Printing Plastics to be Showcased at formnext and Fakuma

The LEHVOSS Group, which operates under the management of parent company Lehmann&Voss&Co., is comprised of several chemical companies that develop, make, and market special materials for a variety of industrial clients. The company was an early adopter of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology, and has made a number of high performance filaments. Now, the LEHVOSS […]

The LEHVOSS Group, which operates under the management of parent company Lehmann&Voss&Co., is comprised of several chemical companies that develop, make, and market special materials for a variety of industrial clients. The company was an early adopter of...
Interview with Kai Witter Looking at the Business Case for DyeMansion Depowdering and Dyeing Powder Bed Fusion Parts

Interview with Kai Witter Looking at the Business Case for DyeMansion Depowdering and Dyeing Powder Bed Fusion Parts

From file to software to machine to finished part takes a design along a path through many different vendors, formats, processes, and interactions. We as an industry are trying to manufacture, reliably with a disparate set of tools and technologies. In between ones and zeroes and finished product we have many crucial steps that get […]

From file to software to machine to finished part takes a design along a path through many different vendors, formats, processes, and interactions. We as an industry are trying to manufacture, reliably with a disparate set of tools and technologies. In between ones...
Stratasys Releases Dedicated Chopped Carbon Fiber Polyamide 3D Printer Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition

Stratasys Releases Dedicated Chopped Carbon Fiber Polyamide 3D Printer Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition

Stratasys today is launching a 3D printer specifically intended for carbon-fiber-filled Nylon 12. The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition which we wrote about before will cost $70,000 in the US and is on sale now. Stratasys has offered carbon fiber 3D printing for a number of years now but only on systems priced above $200,000. […]

Stratasys today is launching a 3D printer specifically intended for carbon-fiber-filled Nylon 12. The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition which we wrote about before will cost $70,000 in the US and is on sale now. Stratasys has offered carbon fiber 3D printing for a...
3DPrint.com Interviews CRP Group CEO Franco Cevolini

3DPrint.com Interviews CRP Group CEO Franco Cevolini

The CRP Group is a large 3D printing service bureau in Modena Italy. The company was started in 1970 by Roberto Cevolini to make Formula 1 gearboxes and frames. In 1996 Roberto’s son Franco Cevolini decides to, only a few years after it was invented, look into 3D printing for racing and automotive. Specializing in […]

The CRP Group is a large 3D printing service bureau in Modena Italy. The company was started in 1970 by Roberto Cevolini to make Formula 1 gearboxes and frames. In 1996 Roberto’s son Franco Cevolini decides to, only a few years after it was invented, look into...
CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing and Windform Materials to Make Energica Motorcycle Components

CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing and Windform Materials to Make Energica Motorcycle Components

The 3D printed Energica Ego electric motorcycle debuted in 2016 by CRP Group subsidiary Energica. The Italian company uses CRP’s advanced, high performance Windform materials to 3D print the components for the motorcycle, which was on display at CES 2018. Energica is also developing the Ego Corsa motorbike for teams to race in next year’s FIM Enel MotoE World Cup. […]

The 3D printed Energica Ego electric motorcycle debuted in 2016 by CRP Group subsidiary Energica. The Italian company uses CRP’s advanced, high performance Windform materials to 3D print the components for the motorcycle, which was on display at CES 2018....
BASF Continues Momentum in 3D Printing with BigRep and Farsoon Partnerships, Expansion into Asia Pacific

BASF Continues Momentum in 3D Printing with BigRep and Farsoon Partnerships, Expansion into Asia Pacific

Global chemical company BASF, headquartered in Germany, knows that setting up partnerships with other innovative companies is key to getting ahead in the 3D printing industry. In November, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH dedicated to additive manufacturing, announced that it was entering into a strategic alliance with German technology startup BigRep for developing industrial […]

Global chemical company BASF, headquartered in Germany, knows that setting up partnerships with other innovative companies is key to getting ahead in the 3D printing industry. In November, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF New Business...
3D Printed Gnome Launches into the Stratosphere to Celebrate 100 Years of Polish Independence

3D Printed Gnome Launches into the Stratosphere to Celebrate 100 Years of Polish Independence

My hometown mascot is the panther…or at least it’s the mascot for all of our sports teams. After each touchdown the high school football team scores, you’ll hear a panther snarl played over the loudspeakers that sounds (not at all silly) very ferocious, which is more than I can say about anything regarding my college mascot […]

My hometown mascot is the panther…or at least it’s the mascot for all of our sports teams. After each touchdown the high school football team scores, you’ll hear a panther snarl played over the loudspeakers that sounds (not at all silly) very...
Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may not always be the case, though. 3D printing is […]

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may...
colorFabb Presents a Highly Printable Nylon and Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament

colorFabb Presents a Highly Printable Nylon and Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament

Nylon is a difficult material to 3D print with, especially for extrusion-based systems. The material tends to warp with maddening frequency, and it’s one of the biggest culprits in regards to absorbing moisture from the air, which causes numerous problems. Its benefits, however, make the material worth trying to overcome its drawbacks. It’s incredibly strong, […]

Nylon is a difficult material to 3D print with, especially for extrusion-based systems. The material tends to warp with maddening frequency, and it’s one of the biggest culprits in regards to absorbing moisture from the air, which causes numerous problems. Its...
Roboze Introducing New CARBON PEEK 3D Printing Material and ARGO 500 3D Printer at formnext

Roboze Introducing New CARBON PEEK 3D Printing Material and ARGO 500 3D Printer at formnext

Italy-based FFF 3D printer manufacturer Roboze introduced its first machine, the professional Roboze One, in 2015. The 3D printer was upgraded just a few months ago, not long after the company revamped its second printer, the affordable Roboze One+400, into a fully industrial 3D printer. The company, which was recently named one of the top 500 […]

Italy-based FFF 3D printer manufacturer Roboze introduced its first machine, the professional Roboze One, in 2015. The 3D printer was upgraded just a few months ago, not long after the company revamped its second printer, the affordable Roboze One+400, into a fully...
Now On Kickstarter: Natural Robotics’ Desktop SLS 3D Printer and the Latest Zimpure 3D Printer Filtering Solution

Now On Kickstarter: Natural Robotics’ Desktop SLS 3D Printer and the Latest Zimpure 3D Printer Filtering Solution

Crowdfunding campaigns are a great and very popular way to raise funds for new technologies, projects, and products. One of the top sites for these campaigns is Kickstarter, and as we regularly hear about more promising startups we work to keep up-to-date on the latest 3D printing-related Kickstarter campaigns, whether it’s for a 3D printed product or […]

Crowdfunding campaigns are a great and very popular way to raise funds for new technologies, projects, and products. One of the top sites for these campaigns is Kickstarter, and as we regularly hear about more promising startups we work to keep up-to-date on the...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day. i.materialise has introduced a new finish for its polyamide material, a […]

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day....
3D Printing News Briefs: September 29, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 29, 2017

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some business stories, then moving on to some new products. Luxexcel has received an equity investment from a venture capital fund, while 3D Printing Studios is partnering with SAP Distributed Manufacturing and CRP Technology signs a new dealer agreement. The Ultimate 3D Printing Store is introducing […]

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some business stories, then moving on to some new products. Luxexcel has received an equity investment from a venture capital fund, while 3D Printing Studios is partnering with SAP Distributed...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires the Solvay polyamide business, OMNI3D names its new CEO, and AP&C has received an important ISO certification. Sculpteo is starting a 3D printing consulting service, […]

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires the Solvay polyamide business, OMNI3D names its new CEO, and AP&C has received an...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership with Midwest Prototyping, while the Dubai RTA is working with Siemens to produce 3D printed metro parts. […]

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership...
What If 3D Printing Plastics Were Superheroes?

What If 3D Printing Plastics Were Superheroes?

Plastic is the most popular material used for 3D printing and the cheapest one. We decided to make this ordinary topic a bit funnier than it really is and compared qualities of different plastic types with qualities superheroes have. ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) – Superman We compared ABS with Superman because they both are strong, […]

Plastic is the most popular material used for 3D printing and the cheapest one. We decided to make this ordinary topic a bit funnier than it really is and compared qualities of different plastic types with qualities superheroes have. ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene...
Arkema and Its Sartomer Subsidiary Invest in Increased Production Capacities for Advanced 3D Printing Materials

Arkema and Its Sartomer Subsidiary Invest in Increased Production Capacities for Advanced 3D Printing Materials

In late 2015, Arkema, one of the largest specialty chemical and advanced materials developers, announced that it would be increasing its focus on 3D printing materials research. The company, which hopes that its advanced materials will eventually account for over 25% of its sales, has been busy making good on this announcement, being named as […]

In late 2015, Arkema, one of the largest specialty chemical and advanced materials developers, announced that it would be increasing its focus on 3D printing materials research. The company, which hopes that its advanced materials will eventually account for over 25%...
Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC and EOS to work on developing and implementing next-generation industrial additive manufacturing, and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, put its commercial 3D printers to […]

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC and EOS to work on developing and...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at SOMSA for the first time. DeskArtes, Thor3D, and EOS are all rolling out new software suites, while Sculpteo announces a new material. Make: has released a […]

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at SOMSA for the first time. DeskArtes, Thor3D, and EOS are all...
Albert Einstein Honored With the First Book to Be 3D Printed in One Piece

Albert Einstein Honored With the First Book to Be 3D Printed in One Piece

Albert Einstein may never have heard of 3D printing, but the 3D printing community is a big fan of his work. When his theory about gravitational waves was finally proven to be true last year, the historical moment was commemorated with a special 3D print, and this year, in honor of the 100th anniversary of […]

Albert Einstein may never have heard of 3D printing, but the 3D printing community is a big fan of his work. When his theory about gravitational waves was finally proven to be true last year, the historical moment was commemorated with a special 3D print, and this...
Forecast 3D to Begin Offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology to Customers; Materialise Reports on the MJF’s Development

Forecast 3D to Begin Offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology to Customers; Materialise Reports on the MJF’s Development

We’ve been excited about the Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system from HP Inc. ever since we first heard about the idea back in 2014 and first saw the system last year. We’re not the only ones, and one of the aspects that has made the development of the MJF system so exciting is its open nature. HP announced […]

We’ve been excited about the Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system from HP Inc. ever since we first heard about the idea back in 2014 and first saw the system last year. We’re not the only ones, and one of the aspects that has made the development of the MJF...
Swiss Design Duo Stuns Again with 3D Printed Shadow Clouds

Swiss Design Duo Stuns Again with 3D Printed Shadow Clouds

Using shadows as sources of entertainment is something we’re all familiar with. Whether it’s making the dog face with your hands on the projection screen when your teacher’s back is turned or watching your own shadow strike monstrous poses on the sidewalk on a sunny day, we’ve all played with the way that postures and […]

Using shadows as sources of entertainment is something we’re all familiar with. Whether it’s making the dog face with your hands on the projection screen when your teacher’s back is turned or watching your own shadow strike monstrous poses on the...
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