polymer 3D printing

Reducing Sand Casting Lead Times and Costs with Hybrid 3D Printing

The sand casting process has undergone dramatic changes in recent years thanks to the benefits and advantages offered by 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM). Rest assured, sand…

ADDMAN’s Fifth Acquisition Dinsmore Adds Polymer 3D Printing Potential

Manufacturing powerhouse ADDMAN announced the purchase of leading polymer 3D printing service provider Dinsmore to expand its polymer additive capabilities. The deal not only broadens ADDMAN’s existing additive production potential…

KUKA & Ai Build Launch 3D Printing Production Cells

The UK-based software as a service (SaaS) firm Ai Build has announced a new product line, in collaboration with its frequent and longstanding partner, robotics manufacturer KUKA Systems. The line…

Bosch Enters the 3D Printing Market (Again) with a Pellet Printer: Analysis

German manufacturer Bosch has been taking a considerable interest in 3D printing. The huge company bought a few SLM Solutions metal 3D printers, invested in Arris composites, and currently operates…

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: New Projector 3D Prints Powder Plastic Parts Better than SLS

Thanks to a new infrared (IR) projector from digital light processing (DLP) manufacturer Visitech, it’s now possible to 3D print polymer parts with results that exceed those of selective laser…

Zortrax Launches End-to-End Industrial mSLA 3D Printing Platform

Zortrax, the leading Polish original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced the launch of the company’s latest platform, the Inkspire 2 UV LCD photopolymer printer. Additionally, Zortrax…

American Petroleum Institute Announces New 3D Printing Standard for Suppliers of Oil & Gas Parts

Standardization is perhaps the most significant element involved in the transition of the additive manufacturing (AM) market from startup to scale-up. For a variety of reasons, this state-of-affairs is best…

Roboze Breaks Ground on 3D Printing “Supermaterials” Research Center

Roboze, additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer, announced that it has begun construction on a laboratory devoted to developing cutting-edge polymers for 3D printing. The 2000 square meter facility will…

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Examining the Best Opportunities in Polymer 3D Printing via Opportunity Factor Analysis

At this point, everybody knows that the additive manufacturing (AM) market (as well as many other industries) went through a rapid evolution brought on by the onset of the COVID-19…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 5, 2022

Last week was a bit of a reprieve, and we’re back in business now with a full schedule of 3D printing webinars and events! Topics include automation, polymer 3D printing…

Sauber Technologies Teams with EOS for Polymer 3D Printing

EOS has signed a three-year deal with Sauber Technologies, the Swiss engineering company that works with the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Orlen, formerly a Sauber sister company. While Sauber does…

Siemens Partners with Roboze to Automate 3D Printing

Siemens and Roboze have announced that they are collaborating to develop workflows dedicated to the industrialization of 3D printing. This includes an emphasis on expanding the use of the technology…

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ESA’s New Microgravity 3D Printer Could Revolutionize Space Manufacturing

A ground-based prototype for a new microgravity 3D printer is now complete and awaits deployment to the International Space Station (ISS) for testing. Capable of 3D printing parts much larger…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: March 13, 2022

We’ve got a busy week of webinars and virtual events ahead, covering topics from polymer 3D printing, improving patient screening with 3D CT scans, DfAM, LinkedIn branding, manufacturing workflow management,…

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Automotive Plastic 3D Printing to Reach $2.7B in North America and Europe by 2030

According to a new report from SmarTech Analysis, the market for polymer 3D printing in North America and Europe’s automotive sector is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2030. As…

Sigma Labs’ 3D Printing QA Software Now Available for Polymers

Sigma Labs, Inc. makes PrintRite3D, an in-process quality assurance (QA) monitoring suite of software used with metal powder bed fusion (PBF). The solution allows users to track and find errors,…

GE and University of Sydney Launch Research Hub to Drive 3D Printing Innovation

In 2020, the University of Sydney (USYD) and GE subsidiary GE Additive announced the launch of a high-tech manufacturing hub on campus to establish capabilities and training in metal additive…

3D Printing Market Set for Biggest Q4 in History, Says SmarTech Analysis

According to the latest quarterly data report from SmarTech Analysis, the 3D printing industry’s third quarter of 2021 is continuing a trend of “robust recovery”. Metals expanded by about 18…

Rapid + TCT 2021: CEO Reichental on New Nexa3D Products and the 3D Printing Industry

During the recent RAPID + TCT 2021 event, ultrafast polymer 3D printer maker Nexa3D showcased its end-to-end 3D printing validated workflow for the first time. From September 13 through 15,…

Stratasys Announces New Materials and Software Services At RAPID + TCT 2021

As the RAPID + TCT 2021 event kicks off at McCormick Place in Chicago for its 30th year, pioneering 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys announced new innovative material offerings, an expanded…

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AON3D Secures $11.5M to Blaze New 3D Printing Trails on the Moon

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer AON3D has secured $11.5 million in funding from a diverse group of investors. The startup revealed the money will fund large-scale production of end-use thermoplastic parts,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 27, 2021

As we move from June into July, we’ve got a little less hectic schedule of events and webinars for you this week, with topics ranging from leveraging AM for end-use…

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Arkema Buys 10% Stake in Serial 3D Printing Firm ERPRO 3D FACTORY

Investment activity in 3D printing companies is at an all time high. One family of strategic investors that are funding across the 3D printing market are polymer companies. Covestro (DSM),…

Nexa3D Receives Over $55M in Funding to Drive 3D Printing Development

What pandemic? Even though the last year has been hard on every industry, including additive manufacturing, ultrafast production polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D hasn’t let that slow it down. The…