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

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 components and drone prototypes. In a new case study, we’re getting a closer look at the 3D printed Tundra-M, the functional prototype of Hexadrone’s first modular, easy-to-use […]

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 components and drone prototypes. In a new case study,...
Sinterit Scales Up with the New Lisa 2 3D Printer

Sinterit Scales Up with the New Lisa 2 3D Printer

A few years ago, Sinterit introduced the Lisa, a desktop SLS 3D printer that promised to make selective laser sintering 3D printing technology accessible to anyone. The Lisa lived up to that promise, and has since become a household name in the 3D printing industry, particularly in the SLS area. The 3D printer is a […]

A few years ago, Sinterit introduced the Lisa, a desktop SLS 3D printer that promised to make selective laser sintering 3D printing technology accessible to anyone. The Lisa lived up to that promise, and has since become a household name in the 3D printing industry,...
Hobbyist 3D Prints What May Be the First Sony E-Mount Film Camera

Hobbyist 3D Prints What May Be the First Sony E-Mount Film Camera

The camera has a fascinating history. It’s come a long way from its beginnings as a large box that required long exposures to what it is now, which is, often, an app on a smartphone. Sightings of actual cameras, even digital ones, are getting rarer as people rely on the high-resolution cameras now available on […]

The camera has a fascinating history. It’s come a long way from its beginnings as a large box that required long exposures to what it is now, which is, often, an app on a smartphone. Sightings of actual cameras, even digital ones, are getting rarer as people...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2018

We’re sharing news about awards and new products in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. DWS Systems has won the Red Dot design award for its DFAB 3D printer, while the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 named the AM-MODULE NEXT GEN laser deflection unit by RAYLASE the Best of Production Technology winner. Verashape has a new 3D printer, Stratasys […]

We’re sharing news about awards and new products in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. DWS Systems has won the Red Dot design award for its DFAB 3D printer, while the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 named the AM-MODULE NEXT GEN laser deflection unit by RAYLASE the Best...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition. The 3D Printing Store is expanding its manufacturing services with Carbon technology, Sintratec has a new reseller in France, and Rapid Shape is launching a […]

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition. The 3D Printing Store is expanding its manufacturing services with Carbon technology,...
CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing and Windform Materials to Make Energica Motorcycle Components

CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing and Windform Materials to Make Energica Motorcycle Components

The 3D printed Energica Ego electric motorcycle debuted in 2016 by CRP Group subsidiary Energica. The Italian company uses CRP’s advanced, high performance Windform materials to 3D print the components for the motorcycle, which was on display at CES 2018. Energica is also developing the Ego Corsa motorbike for teams to race in next year’s FIM Enel MotoE World Cup. […]

The 3D printed Energica Ego electric motorcycle debuted in 2016 by CRP Group subsidiary Energica. The Italian company uses CRP’s advanced, high performance Windform materials to 3D print the components for the motorcycle, which was on display at CES 2018....
3D Printed NIRI Grips Make Mountain Biking Painless

3D Printed NIRI Grips Make Mountain Biking Painless

Riding a bike is fun, but it can be uncomfortable at times, especially when biking over rough terrain. When you hit a bump, a jolt is sent through your hands and arms – but with shock absorbing grips, that discomfort can be reduced. That’s what Riccardo Nicastro, a mechanical engineer, and Andrea Ricci, a medical […]

Riding a bike is fun, but it can be uncomfortable at times, especially when biking over rough terrain. When you hit a bump, a jolt is sent through your hands and arms – but with shock absorbing grips, that discomfort can be reduced. That’s what Riccardo...
AFRL Researchers Successfully 3D Print High-Temperature, Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Parts

AFRL Researchers Successfully 3D Print High-Temperature, Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Parts

Together with researchers from the University of Louisville and NASA’s Glenn Research Center, the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are looking into high-temperature polymer 3D printing for aerospace applications. Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) near Dayton, Ohio, AFRL researchers are bringing the heat to the kitchen, and have […]

Together with researchers from the University of Louisville and NASA’s Glenn Research Center, the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are looking into high-temperature polymer 3D printing for aerospace...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 9, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 9, 2018

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – while the funding has fallen through for the Idea-2-Product 3D printing center in Colorado, efforts are underway to find alternative methods of keeping the project going. Y Soft’s SafeQ workflow solutions platform was listed in a global study on the future of […]

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – while the funding has fallen through for the Idea-2-Product 3D printing center in Colorado, efforts are underway to find alternative methods of keeping the project going....
FabRx Examines SLS 3D Printing for Novel Solid Dosage Pills with Accelerated Drug Release Properties

FabRx Examines SLS 3D Printing for Novel Solid Dosage Pills with Accelerated Drug Release Properties

3D printing is allowing researchers to make enormous impacts in the medical field with a spectacular new array of diagnostic devices, implants, models, and more. With the ability to make so many items that are patient-specific, however, the future of treatment for individuals suffering from conditions from mild to severe is being transformed in ways […]

3D printing is allowing researchers to make enormous impacts in the medical field with a spectacular new array of diagnostic devices, implants, models, and more. With the ability to make so many items that are patient-specific, however, the future of treatment for...
Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may not always be the case, though. 3D printing is […]

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may...
3D Systems' High-Quality 3D Printed Appearance Models Provide Trade Show Support at Oil & Gas Industry Event

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 experience as actually seeing the object for yourself, so sometimes the next best option is a scale or appearance model, which can offer support at […]

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 experience as actually seeing the object for yourself, so sometimes the next best option...
Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children's Protective Face Mask

Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children's Protective Face Mask

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering face mask, an unfortunately necessary accessory in cities where the […]

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering...
New Balance Uses Ultrasonic Equipment and Sieves to Ensure High Powder Throughput For 3D Printed Midsoles

New Balance Uses Ultrasonic Equipment and Sieves to Ensure High Powder Throughput For 3D Printed Midsoles

Established in 1906, New Balance is one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturers. Way back in 2013, the company, which also makes athletic clothing, used 3D printing technology for the first time to create custom spike plates for track athlete Jack Bolas. The company continued to supply customized 3D printed spikes and cleats to its sponsored athletes, but […]

Established in 1906, New Balance is one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturers. Way back in 2013, the company, which also makes athletic clothing, used 3D printing technology for the first time to create custom spike plates for track athlete Jack Bolas. The...
Prosthetic Leg Prototype Designed to Improve Balance and Mobility for Dogs

Prosthetic Leg Prototype Designed to Improve Balance and Mobility for Dogs

We’ve seen birds, tortoises, lizards, and cats get a new lease on life thanks to 3D printed prosthetic limbs, but more often, it seems, we hear about puppies and dogs that benefit from the use of 3D printed prosthetics – though the technology doesn’t always end up being the right choice. Recently, Model Solution, a provider […]

We’ve seen birds, tortoises, lizards, and cats get a new lease on life thanks to 3D printed prosthetic limbs, but more often, it seems, we hear about puppies and dogs that benefit from the use of 3D printed prosthetics – though the technology doesn’t...
3D Systems' Scott Cost Discusses What Goes Into the Production of SLS 3D Printing Materials

3D Systems' Scott Cost Discusses What Goes Into the Production of SLS 3D Printing Materials

3D Systems is known for many things, with long experience in SLS 3D printers and 3D printing materials being among them. Those materials involve a great deal of work to develop, with most people having no idea what goes into the behind-the-scenes complexities. Each material is highly specialized and carefully developed for strength, for elongation, […]

3D Systems is known for many things, with long experience in SLS 3D printers and 3D printing materials being among them. Those materials involve a great deal of work to develop, with most people having no idea what goes into the behind-the-scenes complexities. Each...
Daimler Trucks North America Pilots Program for 3D Printed Spare Parts

Daimler Trucks North America Pilots Program for 3D Printed Spare Parts

Automotive manufacturer Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is no stranger to 3D printing – its commercial vehicles segment has fully integrated the technology into its development process and series production workflow. The company produces over 100,000 prototype parts for its individual company divisions each year, and has utilized 3D printing to help Mercedes-Benz Trucks deliver thousands of on-demand replacement […]

Automotive manufacturer Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is no stranger to 3D printing – its commercial vehicles segment has fully integrated the technology into its development process and series production workflow. The company produces over...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

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 way and check out this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs? We’re starting with some contest news from Sinterit and Solvay, then getting […]

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 way and check out this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs? We’re starting with some...
formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

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 next-generation 3D printing materials mountain. Collaborations are key in the 3D printing world, and BASF has been busily setting up partnerships all across the industry […]

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 next-generation 3D printing materials mountain. Collaborations are key in the 3D printing...
Farewell My Concubine: Designers 3D Print Beijing Opera Costumes

Farewell My Concubine: Designers 3D Print Beijing Opera Costumes

Today we see the juxtaposition of the very old and traditional mixed with progressive new technology such as 3D printing. This is happening as many countries begin to embrace new ways to fabricate parts—and even props, as demonstrated by PhD students from the famous London Royal College of Art, Mingjing Lin and Tsai-Chun Huang, within […]

Today we see the juxtaposition of the very old and traditional mixed with progressive new technology such as 3D printing. This is happening as many countries begin to embrace new ways to fabricate parts—and even props, as demonstrated by PhD students from the famous...
3D Printing Materials: Carbon Introduces Biocompatible SIL 30, ARRK Europe Adds a New Flexible SLS Material

3D Printing Materials: Carbon Introduces Biocompatible SIL 30, ARRK Europe Adds a New Flexible SLS Material

Carbon became known to the world when it unveiled its CLIP 3D printing technology a couple of years ago, quickly grabbing attention with its unprecedented print speeds and advanced, programmable materials. Those materials play a huge part in making the technology work as well as it does, with their complexity and engineering-grade properties, and form a […]

Carbon became known to the world when it unveiled its CLIP 3D printing technology a couple of years ago, quickly grabbing attention with its unprecedented print speeds and advanced, programmable materials. Those materials play a huge part in making the technology work...
First Look at Two New Professional 3D Printers from Sharebot

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, the company has let 3DPrint.com in on its own formnext announcements with a first look at its upcoming releases, about which Sharebot will be sharing […]

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, the company has let 3DPrint.com in on its own...
Polish Company Glaze Prosthetics Offers Customizable 3D Printed Prosthetics

Polish Company Glaze Prosthetics Offers Customizable 3D Printed Prosthetics

Obviously, it’s not the easiest thing to be missing a limb – even if you have prosthetic devices that can help you perform different tasks and activities, it’s still a struggle doing things on your own. While we hear a lot about 3D printed prosthetics these days, that doesn’t change the fact that the market for […]

Obviously, it’s not the easiest thing to be missing a limb – even if you have prosthetic devices that can help you perform different tasks and activities, it’s still a struggle doing things on your own. While we hear a lot about 3D printed...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day. i.materialise has introduced a new finish for its polyamide material, a […]

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day....
Want to Win a Sinterit Lisa? Enter the New SLS Printer 3D Design Challenge, Hosted by Sinterit and MyMiniFactory

Want to Win a Sinterit Lisa? Enter the New SLS Printer 3D Design Challenge, Hosted by Sinterit and MyMiniFactory

3D printer company Sinterit, which introduced its first product, the desktop SLS Lisa, two years ago, has recently teamed up with 3D printable model marketplace MyMiniFactory to launch the first consumer SLS printer 3D design challenge. MyMiniFactory is no stranger to hosting design competitions with 3D printer manufacturers, with thousands of entries submitted over the […]

3D printer company Sinterit, which introduced its first product, the desktop SLS Lisa, two years ago, has recently teamed up with 3D printable model marketplace MyMiniFactory to launch the first consumer SLS printer 3D design challenge. MyMiniFactory is no stranger to...
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