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From 3D Scanning to 3D Printing: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Reverse Engineering

Getting from a broken part to a 3D printed replacement can be more involved than one realizes. Luckily, Xometry has the right resources on hand to do the job. This…

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The Boat Builder, the EinScan H and Fusion 360: Craftsmanship Meets Technology

From the heart of the UK to the sea The Cotswolds, a region located in the heart of the UK is not where one might expect to find a boat…

ABCorp Adds Inspection & Dyeing to HP 3D Printing Service

Manufacturing services company American Banknote Corporation (ABCorp) works in the payment sector and has been around since 1795, back when it was called the American Bank Note Company and was…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: February 28, 2021

We’ve got an interesting week of webinars ahead: three of the ones we’re telling you about in today’s roundup are on-demand, so you can watch them whenever you want! Additionally,…

Reverse-Engineering Vintage Sax Sound with 3D Printed Mouthpiece Replicas

I’ve mentioned before that I’m something of a very amateur, volunteer musician, so I’m always excited to hear about 3D printing applications related to making music. Mechanical engineer Matthew Busch,…

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Top 10 3D Printing Software Stories of 2020

This summer, SmarTech Analysis published a new report, titled “Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing Software Markets 2020,” which was its first study of the AM software segment since the inaugural report…

Ex-Ferrari Designer Leverages Zortrax 3D Printers for Versatility in Design & Production

The contributions that 3D printing has brought to the automobile industry have been spectacular. And while numerous car manufacturers have been using the technology for prototyping for decades, in the…

IP Security: Reverse Engineering to Test Vulnerability in 3D Printer Toolpaths

We hear a lot about engineering hardware and software and other accompanying technologies for 3D printing, so the idea of going in reverse may raise an eyebrow or two; however,…

Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 15 3D Scanning Software for Improved Reverse Engineering

3D hardware and software developer Artec 3D has announced the latest release of its Studio software, Artec Studio 15. The Luxembourg-based company employs a team of experts in the application…

3D Systems Streamlines Software for Reverse Engineering

3D Systems has announced the latest versions of its Geomagic Design X and Geomagic Wrap  software, this time claiming “first-to-market capabilities” for streamlining workflows and improving design precision. New features…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 30, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we have some business, education, and arts news to share. Thor3D and Quicksurface have announced a partnership, and Croft Additive Manufacturing is getting funding…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2019

We’ve got a case study, 3D printing in electric applications, and some news on awards for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CRP Technology helped rebuild a T-shaped bracket…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 11, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about plenty of new things, from workflows to materials. Carbon and Dentsply Sirona have launched a workflow for the digital printing of…

What is Metrology Part 4: Proto3000

This is an article highlighting the company Proto3000. It has an interesting business model within the metrology field as a B2B organization and it sparked my interest.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 18, 2019

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs: Canadian additive and space manufacturing companies are partnering up for a two-year project, while Thor3D and Polyga have announced a…

MIT CSAIL Program Breaks Complex CAD Models Down Into Simpler Shapes for Easier 3D Printing

At the ACM SIGGRAPH Asia conference, a group of MIT researchers presented a paper describing their development of a system that applies what’s called program synthesis, which constructs computer programs automatically based…

German Armed Forces Use 3D Printing to Redesign an Obsolete Part

The German Armed Forces are working on using 3D printing directly in the field, as described in a study entitled “Characteristics of a metal additive manufacturing process for the production…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got the speaker lineup for next month’s NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit in Singapore. Prusa and Cincinnati Incorporated are both releasing new 3D…

Langhorne Carpet Company Teams Up With ProtoCAM to 3D Print Replacement Jacquard Cylinder

Another business has experienced the benefits of 3D printing with the reproduction of one of its oldest parts. Langhorne Carpet Company (LCC) recently used 3D printing to replace a Jacquard cylinder, a…

Dutch Army and DiManEx Announce Initiative to 3D Print Spare Parts

A new cooperation between the Material Stock Logistic Command of the Dutch Army and DiManEx will help solve a widespread problem of sourcing and reproducing legacy parts. The agreement became…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 13, 2018

Reading our 3D Printing News Briefs won’t bring you any bad luck this Friday the 13th – just the latest goings-on in the 3D printing industry. We’ve got news on…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and…

SMARTTECH Releases Latest Version of 3D Scanning Software

3D scanner manufacturer SMARTTECH has made an impact on a number of industries, including aerospace and automotive and even textiles. The company has been around since 2000, and has grown and matured alongside…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 24, 2017

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing healthcare news, followed by a little business and then some unique 3D printed objects. A new collaborative Printing…