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Advanced 3D Printing Materials: Oxford Performance Materials Commercializes Proprietary OXPEKK Custom Compounds

Advanced 3D Printing Materials: Oxford Performance Materials Commercializes Proprietary OXPEKK Custom Compounds

As additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, begins to find more applications, there becomes an apparent need for higher-performance materials. Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), based out of South Windsor, Connecticut, has officially announced a commercial launch of their high-performance material family — OXPEKK. “OXPEKK is a special breed of polymer with a desirable […]

As additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, begins to find more applications, there becomes an apparent need for higher-performance materials. Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), based out of South Windsor, Connecticut, has officially announced a...
Olaf Diegel Goes Heavy Metal with Nylon 3D Printed Skeletor Microphone

Olaf Diegel Goes Heavy Metal with Nylon 3D Printed Skeletor Microphone

“Multitalented” is a good word to describe Olaf Diegel, but it may be a bit of an understatement. The design engineer works as a professor of product development at Sweden’s Lund University and an Associate Consultant with Wohlers Associates, as a principal author of the industry-known Wohlers Report and teaching new design for additive manufacturing courses, and still […]

“Multitalented” is a good word to describe Olaf Diegel, but it may be a bit of an understatement. The design engineer works as a professor of product development at Sweden’s Lund University and an Associate Consultant with Wohlers Associates, as a...
Formlabs Announces First SLS 3D Printer Along with Form Cell Automated Production System

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 gone on to become one of the best-known, most well-respected companies in the industry, with the Form 2 regularly appearing on lists of best/most popular […]

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 gone on to become one of the best-known, most well-respected companies in the industry, with the Form...
London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D printed camera replicated the features of the $5,000 Mamiya 7, the discontinued Hasselblad XPan and the […]

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D...
It's No Fairytale: Todd Grimm Shares His Treasure Trove of 3D Printing News at RAPID

It's No Fairytale: Todd Grimm Shares His Treasure Trove of 3D Printing News at RAPID

This year’s RAPID + TCT was jam packed with new 3D printing technology and was by far the largest 3D printing expo that I’ve personally seen. There was an awful lot to take in. So where to begin? If only there was a rundown highlighting some of the most significant new technologies that attendees were to […]

This year’s RAPID + TCT was jam packed with new 3D printing technology and was by far the largest 3D printing expo that I’ve personally seen. There was an awful lot to take in. So where to begin? If only there was a rundown highlighting some of the most...
DyeMansion Wins German Accelerator Tech Program, Bringing DM60 Coloring System for 3D Printed Parts to Silicon Valley

DyeMansion Wins German Accelerator Tech Program, Bringing DM60 Coloring System for 3D Printed Parts to Silicon Valley

We’ve been following the progress and growth of Munich-based DyeMansion, which developed the world’s first coloring system for parts additively manufactured from powder, since the innovative startup welcomed EOS founder Dr. Hans Langer as a shareholder and angel investor back in 2015. The company, also known for its unique post-processing technology for SLS 3D printed […]

We’ve been following the progress and growth of Munich-based DyeMansion, which developed the world’s first coloring system for parts additively manufactured from powder, since the innovative startup welcomed EOS founder Dr. Hans Langer as a shareholder and...
3D Printing Market is Picking Up, Driving Prices Down: 3D Systems Cuts SLS 3D Printer Prices by 30%

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 regularity: competition is heating up. The shape of the industry is evolving as more participants bring new 3D printers, new materials and new 3D printing technologies […]

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 regularity: competition is heating up. The shape of the...
DyeMansion Takes 3D Printing Color Technology to AMUG, Looking Forward to Future Events & Business in the US

DyeMansion Takes 3D Printing Color Technology to AMUG, Looking Forward to Future Events & Business in the US

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in Chicago, where companies working with 3D printing technologies gathered for a week to talk technology. Recently, we spoke with Munich-based company DyeMansion, which made its first official visit to North America to attend AMUG 2017. As we talked to the team, they […]

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in Chicago, where companies working with 3D printing technologies gathered for a week to talk technology. Recently, we spoke with Munich-based company DyeMansion, which made its first...
3D Printing Art: Complicated Opportunities

3D Printing Art: Complicated Opportunities

3D printing is being used by artists, curators, museums and galleries worldwide to create works. Designers, sculptors, digital artists, painters and people new to the art world are using 3D printing as a medium to create works. This headfirst rush into the technology is to be applauded as is their courage and foresight to be […]

3D printing is being used by artists, curators, museums and galleries worldwide to create works. Designers, sculptors, digital artists, painters and people new to the art world are using 3D printing as a medium to create works. This headfirst rush into the technology...
An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action 'Ghost in the Shell'

An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action 'Ghost in the Shell'

This week the long awaited, and controversial, live action adaptation of the manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell will finally hit theaters. Setting aside the debate over the casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely stunning. Visually, the film seems to absolutely nail the aesthetic of […]

This week the long awaited, and controversial, live action adaptation of the manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell will finally hit theaters. Setting aside the debate over the casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely...
Xometry Offers a Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Additive Materials

Xometry Offers a Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Additive Materials

Additive manufacturing is an effective way to produce both prototype and production parts, often at a fraction of the price and much faster than traditional manufacturing processes.  Xometry’s advanced manufacturing platform provides a streamlined way for engineers and designers to get instant pricing, lead times and manufacturability feedback. All it takes is a 3D CAD file.  […]

Additive manufacturing is an effective way to produce both prototype and production parts, often at a fraction of the price and much faster than traditional manufacturing processes.  Xometry’s advanced manufacturing platform provides a streamlined way for...
Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal with the Chinese government to build and manage China’s first national 3D printing lab, it also recently expanded its direct sales of metal additive manufacturing in […]

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal with the Chinese government to build and manage China’s first national 3D...
Dutch Companies PARKEAGLE and Printr Partner for Rapid Prototyping of Revolutionary Parking Sensors

Dutch Companies PARKEAGLE and Printr Partner for Rapid Prototyping of Revolutionary Parking Sensors

I am new to working from home, and one of the things I really like is not having to leave my house in the mornings. No messy commute, no searching for a good parking spot at work, and no worrying about scraping my windows when the cold Ohio winter blusters in. My car is parked […]

I am new to working from home, and one of the things I really like is not having to leave my house in the mornings. No messy commute, no searching for a good parking spot at work, and no worrying about scraping my windows when the cold Ohio winter blusters in. My car...
Join 3DPrint.com and Formlabs August 4th for a Free Webinar on Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology

Join 3DPrint.com and Formlabs August 4th for a Free Webinar on Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology

One of the more confusing areas for people just getting into 3D printing – and even for those with experience – is distinguishing what sets one printing technology apart from another. In desktop 3D printing alone, there are a wide range of printing methods to choose from, and it’s growing consistently as researchers and manufacturers […]

One of the more confusing areas for people just getting into 3D printing – and even for those with experience – is distinguishing what sets one printing technology apart from another. In desktop 3D printing alone, there are a wide range of printing methods...
3D Printing Will Help Mercedes-Benz Trucks Deliver Thousands of Replacement Parts On Demand

3D Printing Will Help Mercedes-Benz Trucks Deliver Thousands of Replacement Parts On Demand

Not only is Mercedes-Benz one of the most well-known brand names in the world, but they are also known for being one of the most long-term customer friendly car companies in the industry. Aside from their quality vehicles and customer service, the prolific car and truck manufacturer also has a longstanding tradition of making sure […]

Not only is Mercedes-Benz one of the most well-known brand names in the world, but they are also known for being one of the most long-term customer friendly car companies in the industry. Aside from their quality vehicles and customer service, the prolific car and...
Belgian Designer and Materialise Team Up to Create the First Fully 3D Printed Luxury Glasses

Belgian Designer and Materialise Team Up to Create the First Fully 3D Printed Luxury Glasses

While 3D printed eyeglasses frames have been around for years, none of the attempts to monetize printing custom glasses has really taken off yet. FDM technology still needs to work out a few of the kinks with the final surface quality and resolution. It is possible to use higher-quality printers, like an SLS or LS […]

While 3D printed eyeglasses frames have been around for years, none of the attempts to monetize printing custom glasses has really taken off yet. FDM technology still needs to work out a few of the kinks with the final surface quality and resolution. It is possible to...
NVBOTS New Ultra-High Speed, Multi-Metal 3D Printing Technology May Change the Face of Manufacturing

NVBOTS New Ultra-High Speed, Multi-Metal 3D Printing Technology May Change the Face of Manufacturing

Boston-based 3D printing technology manufacturer NVBOTS knows a little bit about pushing the envelope of what a 3D printer can do. Their first 3D printer, the NVPro, is a fast, high-quality FFF desktop printer that can be completely automated thanks to a print removal system and the ability to be controlled entirely from the cloud. […]

Boston-based 3D printing technology manufacturer NVBOTS knows a little bit about pushing the envelope of what a 3D printer can do. Their first 3D printer, the NVPro, is a fast, high-quality FFF desktop printer that can be completely automated thanks to a print removal...
Fonon Corporation Set to Release New Bulk-To-Shape Metal 3D Printing Technology

Fonon Corporation Set to Release New Bulk-To-Shape Metal 3D Printing Technology

Despite components made using metal 3D printing finding their way into everything from automobiles to power generators, airplanes and even rockets, the process is still far from perfect. While metal 3D printing is quite useful for the manufacturing of parts that have highly complex geometries and other shapes that are un-castable with traditional fabrication technologies, […]

Despite components made using metal 3D printing finding their way into everything from automobiles to power generators, airplanes and even rockets, the process is still far from perfect. While metal 3D printing is quite useful for the manufacturing of parts that have...
Sculpteo Introduces Their New Flexible Thermoplastic Polyurethane Material

Sculpteo Introduces Their New Flexible Thermoplastic Polyurethane Material

French 3D printing services provider Sculpteo has added yet another 3D printing material to its already impressive catalog of almost fifty materials and finishes. Their new flexible Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) material was developed exclusively for their selective laser sintering (SLS) process and is made from an extremely fine polyurethane granular powder. Sculpteo says that it […]

French 3D printing services provider Sculpteo has added yet another 3D printing material to its already impressive catalog of almost fifty materials and finishes. Their new flexible Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) material was developed exclusively for their...
Shapeways Introduces Their Newest 3D Printing Material - Aluminum!

Shapeways Introduces Their Newest 3D Printing Material - Aluminum!

While FDM printing has been very advantageous to designers prototyping products it isn’t always up to the task of creating really refined products for sale. Though it is exciting to see all the new filament options available now, there’s something to be said about SLS printed products. They are generally stronger and have a more […]

While FDM printing has been very advantageous to designers prototyping products it isn’t always up to the task of creating really refined products for sale. Though it is exciting to see all the new filament options available now, there’s something to be...
The Father of Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printing is Awarded as UT's Inventor of the Year

The Father of Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printing is Awarded as UT's Inventor of the Year

The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas is responsible for taking any scientific or biomedical discoveries made at the university and transitioning them into the marketplace. They work closely with the researchers to evaluate their work and find suitable industry partners and collaborators, and then manage the licensing or any resulting patented […]

The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas is responsible for taking any scientific or biomedical discoveries made at the university and transitioning them into the marketplace. They work closely with the researchers to evaluate their work...
Prodways Acquires Polymer Specialist Materials Company Exceltec

Prodways Acquires Polymer Specialist Materials Company Exceltec

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Prodways has just announced that they are acquiring polymer materials manufacturers Exceltec. The news is sure to be one of many 3D printing news stories coming out of formnext 2015 in Frankfort, Germany. This is the second high-profile move into the 3D printing industry for the Group Gorgé-owned company in as […]

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Prodways has just announced that they are acquiring polymer materials manufacturers Exceltec. The news is sure to be one of many 3D printing news stories coming out of formnext 2015 in Frankfort, Germany. This is the second...
Check Out this 3D Printed 1:2 Scale Replica Historical Racecar made by Audi Toolmaking

Check Out this 3D Printed 1:2 Scale Replica Historical Racecar made by Audi Toolmaking

To demonstrate their current large-scale metal 3D printing capabilities, Audi Toolmaking used a metal selective laser sintering process to create an accurate replica of their classic Auto Union Typ C Grand Prix car. The race car dates back to 1936, and was one of Europe’s dominant race car designs between 1932 and 1939. After the […]

To demonstrate their current large-scale metal 3D printing capabilities, Audi Toolmaking used a metal selective laser sintering process to create an accurate replica of their classic Auto Union Typ C Grand Prix car. The race car dates back to 1936, and was one of...
The RIO Chair Brings 3D Printing to the Commercial Furniture Market

The RIO Chair Brings 3D Printing to the Commercial Furniture Market

Typically when industrial or commercial designers choose to utilize 3D printing technology it’s to develop prototypes and proof of concept designs. In fact, the fastest growing sector of 3D printer purchases is from the design market, where rapid prototyping shaves weeks and even months off of projects while often producing a better final product. However […]

Typically when industrial or commercial designers choose to utilize 3D printing technology it’s to develop prototypes and proof of concept designs. In fact, the fastest growing sector of 3D printer purchases is from the design market, where rapid prototyping shaves...
ARRK Creates New 3D Printing Facility in Poland

ARRK Creates New 3D Printing Facility in Poland

This bit of news has to begin in 1948 in Osaka, Japan with the founding of a tooling company. Since that time, they have grown from a small office in Japan to a network of 21 companies around the world employing more than 5,000 people in their daily operations. And they aren’t done growing yet. […]

This bit of news has to begin in 1948 in Osaka, Japan with the founding of a tooling company. Since that time, they have grown from a small office in Japan to a network of 21 companies around the world employing more than 5,000 people in their daily operations. And...

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