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Direct Image Sintering: Visitech Introduces New DLP-PBF 3D Printing Tech

In fall 2020, Visitech quietly made news with the release of a scrolling DLP projector capable of sintering plastic powder, potentially opening up new levels of throughput and reduced cost…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 27, 2021

As we move from June into July, we’ve got a little less hectic schedule of events and webinars for you this week, with topics ranging from leveraging AM for end-use…

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Why Giving Students Access to Advanced SLS 3D Printing Is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Exceeding traditional engineering limitations is a bread and butter of additive manufacturing. But why is giving students access to the most advanced SLS technology is the best thing since sliced…

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Cold Metal Fusion: How One Company Converts SLS to Metal 3D Printing

Headmade Materials could have a potentially transformative impact on 3D printing. It remains to be seen if the company can make its technology work well at scale and make it…

Farsoon Unveils Dual Fiber Laser 403P Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printer

Farsoon came out of the shadows a few years ago. The Chinese powder bed fusion company had been operating in China for years before crossing into Europe and America. Patent…

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Compact SLS AM solution – the future for distribution companies

Additive manufacture is the biggest wave in an ocean of industry 4.0 innovations. The future of international manufacturing and supply chain is facing some uncertainty driven by the flexibility of…

Laser Sintering 3D Printer Firm Farsoon Expands into Japan

Aiming to become a global company and support its additive manufacturing (AM) user base on a worldwide scale, Farsoon Technologies has established multiple regional partnerships, international offices and developed a…

Virtual Review: the Formlabs Fuse 1 SLS 3D Printer

The desktop fused filament fabrication (FFF) movement quickly saw a proliferation of low-cost FFF systems, which was followed by a similar trend with desktop vat photopolymerization machines. The low-cost selective…

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Modular 3D solutions are the future of additive manufacturing

Why is it important to maintain the most open additive manufacturing environment available? In uncertain times, the elasticity and the possibility of selecting components of a 3D printing system are…

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Why it is important to have a broad SLS powder range?

Expectations of 3D printers are growing. Especially in the field of prototyping. To do it right, you need not only a reliable 3D printer but a wide range of materials…

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Powder Handling Station from Sinterit: The First Complete SLS Solution Ever

Sinterit has just launched its Powder Handling Station (PHS), a supporting device designed to make post-processing and powder recovery as clean as possible. It is also a clear call for…

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XYZprinting Case Study: TrySight Realized 90 Days Return on Investment of MfgPro230 xS SLS

TrySight is the leading Canadian manufacturer of magnification and reading systems for those with sight loss, developing various hardware and software solutions to help those with low vision and blindness….

Using Supraparticles to More Tightly Control Powders in SLS 3D Printing

German researchers continue current trends in research and development of composites, studying how to make materials with stronger mechanical properties, and experimenting with techniques for improved fabrication of stable structures….

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…

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XYZprinting’s SLS Technology Helps Validate Prototypes Faster

XYZprinting Inc. now offers highly competitive print-for-pay solutions from its California offices for customers looking for one to 1,000 selective laser sintering (SLS) PA-12 nylon parts. When global industrial engineering…

Sinterit Releases Three Accessories for its Low-Cost SLS Systems

Sinterit, a Polish manufacturer of low-cost selective laser sintering (SLS) systems, is releasing several accessories for managing SLS prints: a vacuum, a sandblaster, and a platform. These tools are meant…

EOS Buys 3D Printing Startup Vulcan Labs: Analysis and Comment

German firm EOS has acquired Vulcan labs and will integrate the startup into its Pflugerville operations to work on the Integra P 400. This brings aboard a very experienced team of people…

Austrian Vocational School Using Sintratec’s SLS 3D Printing for Classroom Projects and Spare Parts

The Higher Technical Federal Teaching and Research Institute Dornbirn (HTL Dornbirn), or Höhere Technische Bundeslehr- und Versuchsanstalt Dornbirn in its native Austrian, is a vocational school for adolescents from the ages…

Studying Thermosets for Use in Selective Laser Sintering

Selective laser sintering, or SLS, is a popular 3D printing process for good reason. It has a number of benefits: parts can be produced with virtually unlimited geometry, and supports…

EOS Launches the Integra P400 High Yield Industrial 3D Printer for Manufacturing

EOS is a German firm that does most of its development in Krailling Germany. A few years ago however it acquired ALM a US-based manufacturer of custom selective laser sintering…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween, fair readers! We’re giving you a treat today instead of a trick – our latest edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. First up, Materialise has completed a mammoth…

Researchers Prepare Silicon Carbide-Polymer Composite Materials for SLS 3D Printing

Silicon carbide, or SiC, has a lot of potential for use in industrial applications, like aeronautic and aerospace engineering, the automotive industry, and the machinery industry, due to its excellent physical…

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…

Tundra-M Drone Prototype Flies High Thanks to CRP Technology’s 3D Printing and Windform Materials

Italy-based CRP Technology, part of the larger CRP Group, has used its versatile Windform composite materials and SLS 3D printing technology to manufacture everything from masks and golf drivers to motorcycle…