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Germany: Researchers Evaluate SLA 3D Printing of the Fresnel Lens

Today, users around the world have made at least a noticeable foray into nearly every industry with 3D printing, and the world of optics and lenses is no exception. In…

Open Stereolithography: The Winner Takes All Opportunity in SLA Materials

Twelve years ago I was at a conference and the only thing we could all agree on was that SLA was dead. Intrinsicly expensive, dangerous, and without options to automate…

Large-Scale SLA Comes to North America via RPS

British stereolithography system manufacturer RPS has begun introducing its large-scale 3D printer to North America. While the company first introduced us to the NEO800 in 2016, this is its first…

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SHINING 3D is using 3D Scanning and 3D Printing Technologies to support the allocation of much-needed medical equipment in the fight against Covid-19

SHINING 3D, the whole solution provider from 3D Scanning, through Intelligent Design, to Additive Manufacturing is using its newest technologies to support humankind in the battle against the pandemic. As…

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The Creality LD-002R Offers Premium Resin 3D Printing for Professionals and Hobbyists

LD-002R——CREATE a Resin 3D Printer Craze Each 3D printer user must dream of two printers: one FDM 3D printer for making large projects, another an LCD 3D printer for delivering…

China: Smart Phones as Imaging Devices for Human Bones to be 3D Printed & Used in Education

Researchers from China assess the further potential for the smartphone in medical applications, outlining their findings in ‘Evaluating phone camera and cloud service-based 3D imaging and printing of human bones…

Interview with Vyomesh Joshi on His Legacy and 3D Systems Future

Vyomesh Joshi (VJ to everyone) took over 3D Systems at a difficult time in the firm’s history. The pioneering 3D printing firm had trailblazed a path for the technology to…

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SLA Parts Are Cheaper than You Think

Stereolithography, widely known as “SLA,” is one of the most exciting forms of 3D printing technology on the market. It’s precise, it can produce smooth and detailed parts, and it…

Interview with Glassomer’s Dorothea Helmer: 3D Printing Fused Silica Glass on Desktop SLA Machines

Dr. rer. nat. Dorothea Helmer specializes in organic and inorganic chemistry and works at Glassomer. Along with Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Bastian E. Rapp and Dr.-Ing. Frederik Kotz she co-founded the…

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Large Build Volume, High Quality, Fast and Cost Effective, The G3D T-1000

T-1000 DLP 3D Printer by G3D The T1000, manufactured by G3D, has disrupted the desktop SLA 3D print industry. The unit has the largest build volume with the fastest build…

3D Printing Unicorns, Part 1: Formlabs

When a privately held startup hits $1 billion in value, it magically transforms from an ugly mare into a beautiful unicorn (or so the legend goes). In the 3D printing…

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Longer3D Announces Two Affordable Desktop 3D Printers: Orange 30 & LK4 Pro

Orange 30 Longer3D’s first new printer, the Orange 30, is the most cost-effective professional-grade resin 3D printer in the Longer3D Orange range (which includes the Orange10/120/200/300). This resin printer is…

Interview with Scott Sevcik, VP Aerospace Stratasys, on 3D Printing for Aviation and Space

Out of all the possible industries that are deploying more 3D printers, aerospace is probably the most exciting. By reducing the weight of aircraft components, by iterating more, by integrating…

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Longer3D Launches the Orange 10, Affordable SLA 3D Printer

3D printer manufacturer Longer3D has launched a highly competitive resin printer, the Longer Orange 10, an affordable SLA 3D printer with performance and specs that position it competitively in its…

Interview with Korean Firm Graphy on Developing Cutting Edge Photopolymers for 3D Printing

Whereas FDM knowledge has been spread far and wide DLP and SLA learnings are often locked away behind closed doors. Only recently have we started to see many low-cost SLA…

Interview with Lizy Shin of Carima on DLP 3D Printing for Manufacturing

Korean companies are few and far between in 3D printing. Given the advanced state of the Korean economy and their leadership in things such as chips, phones, and other electronics,…

XYZPrinting to Focus on Industrial 3D Printing: Interview with Fernando Hernandez

They told us we’d all have 3D printers on every desktop. The newspapers, the TV, all the tech blogs. All those that are now complaining that we don’t have 3D…

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Only 3 days left for the Longer Orange 30 Crowdfunding On Kickstarter

The Longer Orange 30 has received more than $135,000 in crowdfunding on Kickstarter, representing funding of 451% of its original goal. Only three days remain to pledge for the Orange…

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Speed and Castability: What Factors Affect Final Casting Results?

Over the past few years, 3D printing has been transforming the jewelry industry. The introduction of 3D printers gives jewelers the capability to produce castable, high detailed parts in a…

Interview With Steve Moran of Stereolithography Company RPS Limited

When I first heard from an F1 team that they were using an SLA machine made in the UK I was a bit confused. What was this mysterious RPS company? …

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for…

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The BIG IDEAS for UV + EB Technology Conference is the Place to Learn About Photopolymers and 3D Printing

The Radtech BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology conference takes place on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th in Redondo Beach California. The BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology is the…

Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing

There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at…

Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

Lumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable printer and…