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NASA’s First Artemis Lunar Mission Blasts off with 3D Printed Parts

Deploying four solar arrays spanning about 63 feet, NASA’s Orion spacecraft is on a path to the Moon after the Artemis I rocket blasted off on its test flight with…

Quad-Laser Polymer 3D Printer Announced by Farsoon

­­­One of the primary selling points of Nexa3D’s selective laser sintering (SLS) systems was they were the sole machines with four lasers to increase productivity. Now, however, the California startup…

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: New Projector 3D Prints Powder Plastic Parts Better than SLS

Thanks to a new infrared (IR) projector from digital light processing (DLP) manufacturer Visitech, it’s now possible to 3D print polymer parts with results that exceed those of selective laser…

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From F1 to Supercars. The Same Innovations, the Same Excellence

Used in the supply of engineering solutions for F1 – Windform materials are now widely employed for the additive manufacturing of functional components at the service of the most iconic…

3DPOD Episode 119: HD SLS 3D Printing with Charles Bibas, Tecnica

Charles Bibas worked in the barcode industry for many years, until he discovered a method that could revolutionize 3D printing. With a small team, he created a better optics package…

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CRP Technology and CRP USA Capabilities Reach New Heights with ITT Investment

Leading 3D printing companies CRP Technology and CRP USA have signed an investment agreement with ITT Inc., the leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions headquartered…

Swiss EMS Group Picks 3D Systems for New Nylon 3D Printing Material

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has announced a partnership with EMS-GRILTECH (SIX:EMSN) to develop new 3D printing materials. Leveraging the polyamide manufacturing expertise of EMG-GRILTECH, a business unit of Swiss chemical company…

Sustainable 3D Printed Sunglasses Launch with Zero Waste

According to the SmarTech Analysis report on “3D Printing in Eyewear: From Mass Customization to Smartglasses 2021,” yearly 3D printing-focused revenue in the eyewear industry will reach $2.26 billion by…

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Leveraging High-Strength 3D Printing

Explore your production potential when you integrate additive manufacturing (AM) into your Automotive and Aerospace workflow.

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New Option for Engineers Looking for a Reliable 3D Printer for Difficult Times

The need for a reliable 3D printer increases when the continuity of supply chains becomes uncertain. Engineers and designers must be 100% sure that parts they have developed are production-ready…

Formlabs Launches Glass Filled Nylon 12 for SLS 3D Printing

Not long ago, Formlabs launched a new ESD Resin specifically for applications that need to keep parts safe from electrostatic discharge (ESD). Now, the double unicorn has announced the latest…

BASF Taps Sinterit to Develop Compact SLS 3D Printing

In its quest to conquer the world of 3D printing, the world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is now moving into compact selective laser sintering (SLS) with Sinterit. BASF’s 3D printing…

Fuse 1 First Benchtop SLS 3D Printer Certified for Dental 3D Printing

Formlabs already has firm footing in the dental market, with its biocompatible resins and FDA-certified stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers, the Form 3B and Form 3BL. Now, the Massachusetts 3D printing…

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XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM Extends Industrial Partnership to Enrich 3D Printing Industry

Earlier in the year, XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM established a successful partnership, now the cooperation is realized across all 3D printing portfolios. “The strengthened collaboration between XYZprinting and BASF…

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NILS 480: A new industrial SLS 3D printer from Sinterit

Sinterit just announced a new industrial SLS 3D printer. Entering the industrial sector with NILS 480 keeps the company on track providing the most available SLS solution on the market….

AM Investment Strategies Profile: Formlabs

Formlabs CEO Max Lobovsky will be taking part in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021. Formlabs began when MIT students Lobovsky and David…

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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining

What’s the Best Way to Make Your Part? CNC machining is a common subtractive manufacturing technology. Unlike 3D printing, the process typically begins with a solid block of material (blank)…

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Direct Image Sintering: Visitech Introduces New DLP-PBF 3D Printing Tech

In fall 2020, Visitech quietly made news with the release of a scrolling DLP projector capable of sintering plastic powder, potentially opening up new levels of throughput and reduced cost…

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Why Giving Students Access to Advanced SLS 3D Printing Is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Exceeding traditional engineering limitations is a bread and butter of additive manufacturing. But why is giving students access to the most advanced SLS technology is the best thing since sliced…

3D Printing a Pedalution, Part Six: Relevant 3D Printing Technologies for Bike Production

We’ve now seen how 3D printing can be used in bicycles, and in components. We’ve had a look at the most likely scenarios for 3D printing adoption and the preconditions…

Farsoon Unveils Dual Fiber Laser 403P Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printer

Farsoon came out of the shadows a few years ago. The Chinese powder bed fusion company had been operating in China for years before crossing into Europe and America. Patent…

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Compact SLS AM solution – the future for distribution companies

Additive manufacture is the biggest wave in an ocean of industry 4.0 innovations. The future of international manufacturing and supply chain is facing some uncertainty driven by the flexibility of…

Virtual Review: the Formlabs Fuse 1 SLS 3D Printer

The desktop fused filament fabrication (FFF) movement quickly saw a proliferation of low-cost FFF systems, which was followed by a similar trend with desktop vat photopolymerization machines. The low-cost selective…

Sustainable, Customizable 3D Printed Flip Flops Available on Kickstarter

It’s April in Ohio, which means that it’s almost time for me to bust out my various flip flops and welcome the warm summer weather! We often hear about 3D…