silicone 3d printing

WASP’s Clay 3D Printing Tech Enables Climate Cooling Designs

For several years, Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP has made its printers available on campuses across the world, giving students access to the same tools as world-class architectural firms. Now,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: February 25, 2024

It’s another busy week of webinars and events in the AM industry, including Silicone Expo Europe in Amsterdam, an open house for Massivit in North America, and the AM for…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 1, 2023

Things are slowing down a little this week, but there are still plenty of events and webinars to attend in the additive manufacturing industry! Stratasys, and 3D Systems continue their…

Elkem Releases Support Material for 3D Printed Silicone

Elkem Silicones has developed a support material, AMSil 92100, for liquid silicone 3D printing, expanding its product portfolio. The $3.3 billion Norwegian manufacturer now offers support for shore hardnesses between…

A Handful of Companies Are Poised to Benefit from the Silicone-Silicon 3D Printing Nexus

Although it seems unnecessarily confusing, silicon and silicone are, of course, different materials. Nevertheless, the supply chains for both are dependent on the production of cultured quartz: which, in turn,…

Silicone 3D Printing from French Partners Could Improve 3D Printed Insoles

Founded in 2016, Lynxter fabricates modular industrial machine tools, as well as 3D printers, as the French company is working to democratize additive manufacturing. Its first 3D printer, the modular…

Biocompatible Silicone for Medical 3D Printing Launched by B9Creations

Headquartered in South Dakota, with additional offices in Texas and Colorado, B9Creations provides professional additive manufacturing solutions to customers and certified dealers in almost 70 different countries, for applications including…

Silicone 3D Printing Service Shut Down by Wacker Chemie

Making flexible 3D printed parts has been a problem for all of the players in our market. Most flexible 3D printed materials have low heat deflection temperatures, low strength, and…

German RepRap Rebrands as innovatiQ, Sells Silicone 3D Printers in France

Silicone is still comparatively limited in 3D printing, with a few firms specializing in the technology and a few more offering printheads capable of depositing silicone materials. That space is…

WACKER’s ACEO Launches Hard/Soft Multi-Material 3D Printing Service

Applying WACKER’s expertise in silicone to the world of 3D printing, ACEO was launched in 2017 with one of the few 3D printing services specialized in producing elastomeric parts. Now,…

DMC Brings Silicone 3D Printing to the U.K… Again

The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC), a 3D printing service bureau, has introduced to the U.K. a process called silicone additive manufacturing (SAM). The technology, developed by a Swiss company called…

New Silicone 3D Printing Opens up Applications for Robotics, Medicine, Wearables

The fabrication of soft devices is evolving further, with the completion of recent research performed by US scientists. With the results published in “3D printable tough silicone double networks,” the…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2020

Starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with some good news, an Irish engineering student wins big in the annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge. Launcher has reached an agreement with…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2020

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month! To start with, SelfCAD released a new update, and ACEO is hosting a webinar series about 3D printing with silicones,…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 14, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, everything is new, new, new! Carbon is announcing a new RPU 130 material, and STERNE Elastomere introduces its antimicrobial silicone 3D printing. Protolabs launches…

Silicone 3D Printing Startup Spectroplast Completes CHF 1.5 Million Seed Round with AMV

Spectroplast AG, headquartered in Zurich, has just completed a CHF 1.5 million seed round with AM Ventures Holding GmbH (AMV), allowing them to move further ahead in silicone 3D printing….

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2019

We’ve got all the details of a new contest to share in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by business and some news about RAPID + TCT, which will be…

Sterne Bringing Silicone 3D Printing to COMPAMED Trade Fair

Sterne Elastomere, a company located in the south of France, specializes in manufacturing items out of silicone materials for industries such as food and drink, mass transit, medical, nuclear, and…

ACEO Expands to United States with New Silicone 3D Printing Lab in Ann Arbor

WACKER, a global materials and technology manufacturer based in Munich, announced in 2016 that it had developed the first-ever industrial 3D printer for silicone materials. Around the same time, the company…

ECCO Steps Forward with 3D Printed Custom Silicone Midsoles

German company ViscoTec, which manufactures systems required for conveying, dosing, applying, filling, and emptying medium to high-viscosity fluids for multiple industries, including automotive, medical, and aerospace, is well-known in the…

Voodoo Manufacturing and ACEO Introduce New Functional 3D Printing Materials

Voodoo Manufacturing is one of the more progressive 3D printing service bureaus out there, with its automated 3D printing factory and large format services, just to name a few of…

ACEO Highlights Silicone 3D Printing for Soft Robotic Grippers

Yesterday, we learned that 3D printed silicone leader ACEO, a brand launched by German chemical company Wacker Chemie AG in 2016, made its first public disclosure of fluorosilicone 3D printing, which is a 100% elastomer…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer,…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…