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Canadian Startup Uses Mass Customization Software Platform to Personalize 3D Printed Products

We generally like having our items and tools personalized, which is why 3D printing technology is so often used for mass customization. A Canadian startup called Caboma, which was founded…

3D Systems’ High-Quality 3D Printed Appearance Models Provide Trade Show Support at Oil & Gas Industry Event

Large-scale parts and machines are not always the easiest, or cheapest, objects to bring to a trade show or conference. But 2D photographs just don’t offer the same kind of…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive…

formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

If there’s one thing we know about BASF, it’s that the global chemical company is putting forth all of its available resources in order to climb to the top of the…

XYZprinting Expands into Industrial 3D Printing with Several New 3D Printers

XYZprinting is one of the most prolific 3D printer manufacturers out there, introducing multiple new machines every year. The company is known for its affordable, user-friendly desktop 3D printers, but now…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and…

First Look at Two New Professional 3D Printers from Sharebot

Earlier this week, Italy-based Sharebot, which manufactures professional 3D printers, announced that it had welcomed two new shareholders, both of which already distribute the company’s 3Delux dental 3D printer. Now,…

Now On Kickstarter: Natural Robotics’ Desktop SLS 3D Printer and the Latest Zimpure 3D Printer Filtering Solution

Crowdfunding campaigns are a great and very popular way to raise funds for new technologies, projects, and products. One of the top sites for these campaigns is Kickstarter, and as we…

Low Cost Selective Laser Sintering: The Innovator’s Dilemma in Powder?

Selective Laser Sintering is also called powder bed fusion and SLS. The SLS process sees a bed of polymer powder selectively sintered by a laser. A new layer is applied…

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Sinterit’s Lisa SLS Desktop 3D Printer Becomes Even More Accessible with Price Break

When Michał Grzymała-Moszczyński, co-founder of Sinterit, began working with FFF 3D printers four years ago, he found there were still many limitations. Once he and the rest of the Sinterit…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news,…

Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I…

Formlabs Announces First SLS 3D Printer Along with Form Cell Automated Production System

Formlabs is famous for SLA 3D printing, having introduced the technology to the desktop with the release of the Form 1 3D printer in 2012. Since then, the company has…

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Sinterit Introduces Powder Sieve to Complement the Lisa 3D Printer – First Desktop SLS System on the Market

In 2014, we were introduced to Sinterit, founded by a group of former Google employees who formed their own 3D printer company. Their first product was the Lisa, an affordable SLS…

Research at Romanian University Develops 3D Printed Two-Stroke Airplane Engine Prototype

I fly on an airplane maybe once or twice per year, but I admit that I don’t know a lot about planes, or engines; I just have faith that it will…

3D Printing Market is Picking Up, Driving Prices Down: 3D Systems Cuts SLS 3D Printer Prices by 30%

The business of 3D printing is substantively different today than it was even last year. Industry experts including those at Wohlers Associates, SmarTech Publishing, CONTEXT, and more are noting with increased…

New Zealand Researchers 3D Scan and Print Frog Skeletons for Anatomy Education

Whether it’s an anatomical model of the human body or wild cats, 3D printing technology has proved to be a valuable asset for education on the structure and relationship between…

Rice University Researchers Using OpenSLS 3D Printer to Create 3D Printed Lattices for Bone Tissue Engineering

The benefits of 3D printing today are universally appreciated, to include strength and quality in models and components that can be made quickly, offering greater affordability on most levels, and…

Will the ‘Sinterit Lisa’ Usher in Affordable Desktop Selective Laser Sintering?

Selective laser sintering (SLS) is probably one of the more underrepresented 3D printing processes being used right now. Despite being versatile and highly detailed, it often scares off small and…

American Standard Releases First Ever Metal 3D Printed Faucets — And They Are Amazing

When it comes to design, there really is no limit to the imagination. Unfortunately, there is a limit to how much of a designer’s imagination can actually be brought into…

Incredibly Low-Priced Polyforge SLS 3D Printer to be Unveiled at Maker Faire

It seems as though it was just a year ago that the idea of seeing consumer-level selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printers come to market was only a pipe dream….

Sand Made SLS 3D Printer Prints with Multiple Materials – Coming This Summer for $28,000

When we typically think of selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printers, we usually envision machines which cost anywhere from $100,000 up to $1 million. They are the machines reserved for large…

Sinterit Unveils Their Remarkable $5,000 SLS 3D Printer

Although FFF/FDM technology gets all the attention within the desktop 3D printing space, there are so many other technologies out there which may also come down in price and appeal…

Italian Firm Sharebot Fine-Tuning Their SnowWhite SLS Printer

The Italian 3D printer manufacturer Sharebot is the maker of SnowWhite, a commercial and low-cost laser sintering (LS) system which they say is almost ready to hit the market. The SnowWhite, when it’s…