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Evonik’s New Nylon 12 3D Printing Material Made from Waste Cooking Oil

Evonik has announced the release of a sustainable PA 12 powder bed fusion (PBF) material, which uses waste cooking oil instead of petroleum as its feedstock. This significant development is…

Evonik Kicks off New Powder for 3D Printed Shoes and Beyond

Evonik, a key supplier of PA 12 for powder bed fusion, has recently expanded its portfolio to include filaments, vat polymerization resins, and a variety of other materials. The company…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 4, 2023: Advanced Ceramics, Tooling Study, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Germany’s largest AM bureau has invested in Dimensionics Density’s technology, 3DCeram Sinto and Sintx Technologies are collaborating to develop materials and technologies for advanced…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 24, 2023

We’ve got another eventful week coming up in the 3D printing industry! There are events and conferences in several countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Singapore, and webinars on all…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: 16 & 20 lasers & Mighty Buildings Gets $52m

Farsoon Technologies and Bright Laser Technologies (BLT) both unveiled large powder bed fusion machines. Farsoon´s FS1521M has 16 fiber lasers and a 1.5 meters by 850mm Z-axis build volume. BLT´s BLT-S800…

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BLT: A Pioneering Force in Chinese Metal 3D Printing

In the rapidly evolving landscape of additive manufacturing (AM), Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies Co., Ltd. (BLT) has emerged as a trailblazer, offering comprehensive solutions for metal additive manufacturing technology. Established…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Phase3D, Color Rather Than Thermal Cameras for Melt Pool Monitoring

In situ monitoring firm Phase3D got a two-year $1.25 million contract from the AFRL. It hopes to use structured light scanners, its Fringe in-situ management software while working with VRC…

Reichenbacher Adds Metal 3D Printer Unpacking to Solukon’s Automated Depowdering Tech

Key to enabling the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) in mass manufacturing is automation, as detailed in the “Automation and Additive Manufacturing: Opportunities and Markets” report from SmarTech Analysis. Yet,…

Senvol Machine Learning Software Demonstrates Accurate Prediction of 3D Printed Metal Performance

Senvol, an NYC-based database management company specializing in additive manufacturing (AM) software solutions, announced that it has successfully delivered on one of the major objectives of a US Army contract…

3DPOD Episode 157: Industrial Metal 3D Printing with Zach Detweiler, VP of Technology at Velo3D

In this episode of the 3DPOD, we talk with Zach Detweiler, vice president of Technology at Velo3D (NYSE: VLD), about his past as a chemist and the path that took…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Space Sensors, Ocular Prostheses and The Embrace

Nicholas Puls makes 10 silicone eye sockets with ocular prostheses in it each year as well as a 100 artificial eyes for Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). The sockets…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Sweat Collectors, Blue Lasers & Testing for Concrete 3D Printing

Today we learn of a project between GE Additive and Nuburu to implement blue lasers on powder bed fusion machines presumably for copper and aluminum. Also, a DLP 3D printed…

FDA Master File for Medical 3D Printing to Speed Up Regulatory Approval

Belgian firm Amnovis is commercializing its deep titanium 3D printing and implant experience by helping other medical firms, startups and inventors bring their products to market. Through the company’s manufacturing…

Jabil Introduces First PLA for Powder Bed 3D Printing

When we last caught up with Luke Rodgers, senior director of R&D at Jabil (NYSE: JBL), the manufacturing solutions provider was in the process of releasing a new material for powder bed…

New DMG PBF Metal 3D Printer to Be Made in USA

At the 2023 RAPD + TCT show in Chicago, machine-builder DMG Mori announced the development of a new metal powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printer, LASERTEC 30 SLM US. Not only does…

IperionX to Open Large-Scale Plant for Recycled Titanium 3D Printing Powders

IperionX is planning to open a recycled powder plant in Virginia. It hopes to in the beginning of 2024 open a low carbon use facility that could produce 125 tonnes…

ASTM Starts Additive Manufacturing Quality Certification Program for Manufacturer

ASTM International has started an Additive Manufacturing Quality Certification (AMQ) program for manufacturers, which should aid manufacturers in maintaining quality standards. The first four companies certified so far are a…

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3D Systems Buys Low-Cost SLS 3D Printer Maker WeMatter

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has acquired WeMatter, a Swedish startup that manufactures entry-level powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printers. WeMatter came on the market in 2019 with its Gravity 3D…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: PLA Powder, Zuck Prints Dresses and Desktop 3D Printed Houses

Kei Atsumi and Nicholas Préaud worked on 3D printing for three years in order for them to develop their Tsuginote Tea House. The small tea house accommodates two and was…

JEOL’s First EBM 3D Printer in North America to Be Installed at Cumberland Additive’s Neighborhood 91 Location

Additive manufacturing (AM) supplier Cumberland Additive will be the first to install JEOL (TYO: 6951)’s new Electron Beam Melting (EBM) powder bed fusion machine in the United States. This new…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 25, 2023: Anatomic Models, Horse Trailer, & More

Fabrisonic is introducing a new build plate with embedded sensors; this hardware news kicks off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Moving on, we’ll cover some of the major 3D printing…

Achieving Viable Serial Production with Additive Manufacturing

To make additive manufacturing (AM) a more common process for serial production, particularly laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF), the focus of development has been to find effective and efficient solutions…

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Real-world Applications: Reimagine Automotive Manufacturing with Farsoon 3D Printing – AMS Speaker Spotlight

The automotive industry is a highly competitive and dynamic field, and manufacturers face numerous challenges in order to remain successful, some of the major challenges in the industry include complex…

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Quality Control at Scale with In Situ Quality Assurance – AMS Speaker Spotlight

The future of laser-based metal additive manufacturing is looking brighter than ever. The last few years have seen a substantial increase in production rates due to the increase in laser…