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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…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the…

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,…

FabRx Turns to SLS 3D Printing Technology for More Effective Customized Medicine Production

3D printed pills are still something that make a lot of people raise their eyebrows; compared to other medical applications, they’re not quite as common or well-known yet. There are…

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…

Winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant Announced – Applicants Used 3D Printing in a Creative Way to Positively Influence the World

A little over a year after 3D Hubs, the largest online network of 3D printing services in the world, launched its discount Student Program, it made a further commitment to 3D…

3D Printing in Mass Production: IKEA Announces the Upcoming Release of Its Unique 3D Printed Collection

I’m always a little wary about going to IKEA, because I know I’ll end up buying something I absolutely do not need. But I usually risk it anyway, because I really…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene…

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…

Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC…

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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…

Chinese Sportswear Brand Peak Sport Releases 3D Printed Athletic “Future” Sneakers in Beijing

I feel like every other day we’re seeing the launch of another 3D printed pair of shoes, and now that the majority of these seem to be more functional than…

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…

Albert Einstein Honored With the First Book to Be 3D Printed in One Piece

Albert Einstein may never have heard of 3D printing, but the 3D printing community is a big fan of his work. When his theory about gravitational waves was finally proven…

Red Nose Day 2017: Digits2Widgets 3D Prints Bespoke Celebrity Caricature Red Noses

Red Nose Day sets out every other year in a campaign, largely across the UK, to use laughter to bring people together — and while the day itself is a…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet’s 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and…

Dutch TV Host Designs, Customizes & Watches Her Own Kinematics Dress Being 3D Printed

We’ve followed Nervous System for two years now, with their stunning introduction of 4D printed apparel. Based in Somerville, MA, the design team has since offered numerous projects to the…

Tecnica’s CASA SLS Printer Blows the Competition Away, Prints Up to 250 Times Faster

As far as professional needs go in the world of 3D printing, it would seem that the CASA Printer has it all. And you can bet that as you read…

Made for Me Offers Tips on SLS 3D Printing with Nylon: Enjoy Greater Durability & Versatility for Complex Models

As an artist is to pencils and paints, the 3D printing enthusiast is to materials. And if you’ve become passionate about using this technology, whether at home or for work,…

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3DPrint.com Hosts Formlabs Webinar August 4: How to Choose the Right 3D Printing Technology—FDM vs SLA vs SLS—Register Now

Since discovering the world of the internet decades ago, I’ve long been a fan of webinars, podcasts, and the variety of educational tools to be found—often to my amazement—and generally free…

An Invaluable Resource for All: 3D Hubs Releases Definitive Guide to 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of 3D Hubs and all of their reports. Always well thought out and entertaining, I mainly look forward to seeing their data…

Gaining Ground: Sculpteo Releases The State of 3D Printing 2016

One thing I really appreciate about Sculpteo (as well as other companies like 3D Hubs) is that while they’re already experiencing more than enough success as an international 3D printing…

The First Residential 3D Printed Faucets: American Standard Brands Shows Off Avante-Garde Style with DXV Line

While building or remodeling a home can be an enormous endeavor overall, it’s the little things that can be so much fun. From picking out paint colors to choosing appliances,…