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3D Systems Introduces Four New Figure 4 3D Printing Resins

There’s been a lot of focus recently on the healthcare and bioprinting side of operations for 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), what with its acquisitions of Allevi and Additive Works and the…

Formlabs Launches New 3D Printing Resins for Dental, Engineering, and Manufacturing Applications

Less than a year after acquiring its main material supplier, professional 3D printer and materials developer Formlabs continues to introduce new materials to its vast portfolio in order to help…

Xometry Goes Off the Wall in 3D Printing Materials Experiment to Test Durability

Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing and 3D printing service provider founded in 2014, is advancing manufacturing in the US with its proprietary machine learning-based software platform. This platform, which offers multiple on-demand…

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EnvisionTEC Launches High-Strength Material with a 328-Foot Chain 3D Printed in a Single Piece

Rather than quietly adding its newest high performance material to its portfolio, EnvisionTEC decided to introduce its E-RigidForm in a big way – by 3D printing the world’s longest resin…

ISS Astronauts 3D Print Radiation Shields for Experiments Aboard the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module

Last April, the eighth SpaceX resupply mission carried the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM, to the International Space Station. Las Vegas-based Bigelow Aerospace made the experimental module, which was…

UC San Diego Researchers’ Soft Robot Can Walk Over Rough Terrain with Four 3D Printed Legs

We’ve seen some pretty fascinating 3D printing research in the medical field out of the University of California San Diego over the last couple of years, like a 3D printed…

NinjaTek Announces the Release of Two New Filaments at CES 2016

In September, Fenner Drives announced the creation of NinjaTek, a separate division dedicated to 3D printing materials. The large manufacturing corporation had been a successful provider of parts and materials…

Stratasys Introduces New Flexible and Rigid 3D Printable Materials

The materials market for 3D printing is said to be just as important as the technology behind the printers themselves. In the last year or two, we have begun to…