selective laser sintering

BMW’s 3D Printed Robot Grippers Cut CO2, Improve Efficiency

The BMW Group has been a long-time user of additive manufacturing (AM), dating back to the days when it was still referred to as rapid prototyping. However, its most recent…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 21, 2024

It’s another busy week of webinars and events, starting with Hannover Messe in Germany and continuing with Metalcasting Congress, Chinaplas, TechBlick’s Innovation Festival, and more. Stratasys continues its advanced training…

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FDR vs. SLA: The Right Polymer Manufacturing Choice for Your Application

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry has no shortage of acronyms when it comes to the various methodologies of industrial 3D printing. In polymer 3D printing, there are three main methods…

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Fine Detail Resolution: A New Level of Precision and Durability Beyond Traditional Polymer 3D Printing

Fine detail resolution (FDR) is a technology that enables balance in polymer additive manufacturing (AM). This technology allows for the creation of robust parts with a high level of detail…

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ColdMetalFusion – Take the step into industrial series production

The ColdMetalFusion technology was established by Headmade Materials, a company based in Germany. But rather than introducing a completely new 3D printing technology, Headmade Materials introduced a new material for…

Machine-Centered Benchmarking for Improved SLS 3D Printing Accuracy

Introduction: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology offers exciting possibilities for high-precision manufacturing. However, achieving consistent accuracy within tight tolerances can be challenging. Traditionally, quality assessments primarily focus on finished parts,…

Why Choose Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing for Your Business

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, companies are constantly seeking innovative techniques to produce high-quality parts with intricate designs. Powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printing has emerged as a groundbreaking…

How a 3D Printed Mouse Robot Named NeRmo Could Change the Game of Robotics

Bridging the gap between nature’s designs and human ingenuity, a newcomer in the field of robotics is making waves. Dubbed NeRmo, short for Neurorobotic Mouse, this creation blends biology and…

Nexa3D Buys XYZprinting’s SLS 3D Printing Technology

California-based 3D printing company Nexa3D is expanding its selective laser sintering (SLS) portfolio by acquiring XYZprinting’s SLS technology and distribution network. Although the teams will now work closely for the…

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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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State of the Art Post-Processing: the Key to Mass Customization – AMS Speaker Spotlight

Mass production with simultaneous individualization has long been considered one of the big goals and one of the greatest differentiators of 3D printing to all previous, traditional manufacturing methods. In…

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Lens Free Optical Scanner (LFOS): Achieving Higher Standards in SLS/SLM 3D Printing – AMS Spotlight

Abstract In traditional Additive Manufacturing (AM) using selective laser sintering (SLS) and selective laser melting (SLM), the microstructural characteristics of the finished parts are determined by various process parameters, such…

ColdMetalFusion Could Disrupt Metal 3D Printing Market – AMF Focus

One of the most surprising developments of 2022 was the launch of the ColdMetalFusion (CMF) Alliance, which seeks to take on metal binder jetting in a unique way using a…

Quad-Laser Polymer 3D Printer Announced by Farsoon

­­­One of the primary selling points of Nexa3D’s selective laser sintering (SLS) systems was they were the sole machines with four lasers to increase productivity. Now, however, the California startup…

Farsoon Announced Cold Metal Fusion 3D Printing Strategy in Joining New Alliance

Last week, Farsoon Technologies announced that the company had released three new large-platform machines, all of which build upon the company’s successful FS621M laser powder bed fusion (PBF) system for…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 21, 2022: 3D Printed Post Office, Hydraulics, Layer Adhesion, & More

We’re starting with the first 3D printed post office in India in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials, as a new laser sintering material from…

3DPOD Episode 119: HD SLS 3D Printing with Charles Bibas, Tecnica

Charles Bibas worked in the barcode industry for many years, until he discovered a method that could revolutionize 3D printing. With a small team, he created a better optics package…

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CRP Technology and CRP USA Capabilities Reach New Heights with ITT Investment

Leading 3D printing companies CRP Technology and CRP USA have signed an investment agreement with ITT Inc., the leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions headquartered…

Swiss EMS Group Picks 3D Systems for New Nylon 3D Printing Material

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has announced a partnership with EMS-GRILTECH (SIX:EMSN) to develop new 3D printing materials. Leveraging the polyamide manufacturing expertise of EMG-GRILTECH, a business unit of Swiss chemical company…

Sustainable 3D Printed Sunglasses Launch with Zero Waste

According to the SmarTech Analysis report on “3D Printing in Eyewear: From Mass Customization to Smartglasses 2021,” yearly 3D printing-focused revenue in the eyewear industry will reach $2.26 billion by…

Jabil Captures Carbon with New PK 5000 3D Printing Material

Jabil (NYSE: JBL) has long been in the 3D printing space. In fact, it’s probably been in additive manufacturing (AM) longer than many of us even know. That’s because, as…

EOS President of North America Discusses the Future of Metal Laser 3D Printing

EOS has been the long-established leader in laser sintering, representing the largest installed base in the market. However, as companies new and old attempt to push the segment, particularly in…

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Leveraging High-Strength 3D Printing

Explore your production potential when you integrate additive manufacturing (AM) into your Automotive and Aerospace workflow.

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New Option for Engineers Looking for a Reliable 3D Printer for Difficult Times

The need for a reliable 3D printer increases when the continuity of supply chains becomes uncertain. Engineers and designers must be 100% sure that parts they have developed are production-ready…