Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 2, 2020

It’s another busy week in the 3D printing industry that’s packed full of webinars and virtual events, ranging in topics from medical materials and flexible electronics to polypropylene and market…

3D Printed Painting: Giant, Pixelated Mona Lisa Revealed at Chinese Museum

To honor the incredible genius of Leonardo Da Vinci, China’s 3D Printing Cultural Museum presented one of his most famous artworks, the Mona Lisa, as a large 3D printed pixel…

Sinterit Achieves 26% Powder Refresh Ratio for SLS 3D Printing Material

Desktop selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printing firm Sinterit, manufacturer of the Lisa series, knows that there are plenty of people out there who think that SLS is a costly…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 18, 2020: DOMO & RPD, AMPM2021, Alloyed

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, DOMO Chemicals and RPD have announced a partnership related to a Sinterline initiative. The 2021 AMPM event is calling for technical papers related to…

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Rice Researchers 3D Print with Lasers and Sugar to Build Complex Vascular Networks

A team of researchers from Rice University has uncovered a promising strategy to generate vascular networks, one of the most daunting structures in the human body. Using powdered sugar and…

The State of 3D Printing at Continental Automotive

Other organizations like NASA have also been using 3D printing technology for prototypes and functional parts—long before the rest of the world had an inkling about the impacts that would…

CRP Technology Makes 3D Printed PocketQube Satellite Deployer for Alba Orbital

First there were the smallsats, and the CubeSats. Now there’s something even smaller to launch into orbit – PocketQubes, a satellite with off-the-shelf electronic components that can fit into your…

POLYLINE Project: Developing Digital Production Line for 3D Printing Spare & Series Automotive Parts

Because 3D printing can ensure complex structures and geometry, mass production of individualized products seems closer than ever. But, since standards are somewhat lacking across process chains, and automated levels…

Review: Current Efforts in 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals and Drug-Delivery Systems

International researchers continue to explore the potential of patient-specific treatment via 3D printing, releasing their findings regarding pharmaceuticals in the recently published ‘3D Printing of Pharmaceuticals and Drug Delivery Devices.’…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2020

We’re starting with a grand opening in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Lithoz is opening its Innovation Lab. The University of Delaware has chosen Roboze technology to support its…

Olaf Diegel’s Latest 3D Printed Guitar, the Xenomorph

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” “Hasta la vista, baby.” “Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Game over, man, game over!” These are all memorable lines from iconic films, though…

Carl Deckard Passes Away

It is with sadness that we learned this weekend that Carl Deckard has passed away. Carl was a true industry pioneer in 3D printing. Starting under UT professor Bob Beaman,…

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SLS 3D Printing Solution from Sinterit Now Available in the US

Sinterit, a European based manufacturer of the most attainable professional SLS 3D Printing Solutions, is officially entering the US market. Thanks to cooperation with 3D Herndon, the Polish producer will…

University of Jyvaskyla in Finland: SLS 3D Printing with Porous Catalysts

Researchers from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland are exploring SLS 3D printing techniques, outlined in the recently published ‘Fabrication of Porous Hydrogenation Catalysts by a Selective Laser Sintering 3D…

Aerosint and Solvay Partnering to Create SLS 3D Printing Process for High-Performance Polymers

3D printed polymers could potentially replace metals in multiple applications, such as in the aerospace and medical fields. However, expensive material waste issues are slowing down the development and widespread…

CRP Technology Used SLS 3D Printing and Windform XT 2.0 to Make Aircraft Model for Wind Tunnel Testing

CRP Technology, part of the larger CRP Group, is well-known for its 3D printing applications in the automotive sector, but lest we forget that it is also accomplished in aerospace…

Sintratec Unveiling the Modular Sintratec S2 Industrial SLS 3D Printer

Swiss 3D printer developer and manufacturer Sintratec, which has been busily adding resellers around the world in countries like France, Germany, and South Korea this year, is at formnext 2018 in…

2018 TCT Hall of Fame Inductees and 3D Printing Award Winners Announced

This year’s TCT Show, held in Birmingham as usual, ended earlier this week, and yielded many announcements about new 3D printing materials, software, and of course, 3D printers and their associated…

New Research Shows That Novel Honeytube Structures Provide Superior Energy Absorption for 3D Printed Objects

Many industries, like automotive, robotics, and aerospace, are constantly looking for ways to make their various components and parts more lightweight. 3D printing can help with this, as it has…

Some Very Old Dragons Get New 3D Printed Life

In 1761, the Great Pagoda at Kew was commissioned during the reign of King George III. It was a beautiful creation that drew visitors from all around the world, and…

Sinterit Introduces Upgrades to the Original Lisa Desktop SLS 3D Printer

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printing has come a long way in just a few years, and some of the technology’s recent increased popularity can be traced to Sinterit and its novel…

Aerosint to Advance Multi-Material 3D Printing Technology with New Investment Funding

SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) is a popular 3D printing method for good reason. It produces functional, complex, durable parts without requiring support structures, meaning that finished parts require relatively little…

3D Printed Designs Highlight the Miss South Africa Pageant

Recently, the Miss South Africa pageant took place. The winner was 23-year-old medical student Tamaryn Green, but the 2011 winner, Melinda Bam, also had a place in the spotlight this…

Collaborative Project Focuses on Development of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing and 4D Printing

Brightlands Materials Center is a research and development center focused on polymeric materials, or plastics. Plastic isn’t exactly what most people think of when imagining a sustainable future, but Brightlands is…