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Desktop SLS Pioneer Sintratec Announces Bankruptcy

Swiss original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sintratec, which specialized in low-cost selective laser sintering (SLS) machines, announced that the company has undergone bankruptcy proceedings and will be ceasing operations. A spin-out…

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FDR vs. SLA: The Right Polymer Manufacturing Choice for Your Application

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry has no shortage of acronyms when it comes to the various methodologies of industrial 3D printing. In polymer 3D printing, there are three main methods…

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Fine Detail Resolution: A New Level of Precision and Durability Beyond Traditional Polymer 3D Printing

Fine detail resolution (FDR) is a technology that enables balance in polymer additive manufacturing (AM). This technology allows for the creation of robust parts with a high level of detail…

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ColdMetalFusion – Take the step into industrial series production

The ColdMetalFusion technology was established by Headmade Materials, a company based in Germany. But rather than introducing a completely new 3D printing technology, Headmade Materials introduced a new material for…

Machine-Centered Benchmarking for Improved SLS 3D Printing Accuracy

Introduction: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology offers exciting possibilities for high-precision manufacturing. However, achieving consistent accuracy within tight tolerances can be challenging. Traditionally, quality assessments primarily focus on finished parts,…

How a 3D Printed Mouse Robot Named NeRmo Could Change the Game of Robotics

Bridging the gap between nature’s designs and human ingenuity, a newcomer in the field of robotics is making waves. Dubbed NeRmo, short for Neurorobotic Mouse, this creation blends biology and…

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Farsoon Technologies: Transforming 3D Printing via Openness

In recent years, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry has seen significant advancements, with China emerging as one of the leading countries in the global AM sector. One company at the…

Sintratec and Sun Digital Join Forces to Expand SLS 3D Printing Access in Mexico

Swiss 3D printer manufacturer Sintratec has partnered with Sun Digital, an essential provider of digital printing solutions and exclusive distributor of HP Indigo products in Mexico. This collaboration allows Sun…

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Be Part of the Windform Industrial Revolution. Experience Digital Production Efficiency

When it comes to industrial 3D printing, the choice of material is crucial for achieving high-quality results. For 3 decades the range of Windform composites has been leading the way…

Nexa3D Buys XYZprinting’s SLS 3D Printing Technology

California-based 3D printing company Nexa3D is expanding its selective laser sintering (SLS) portfolio by acquiring XYZprinting’s SLS technology and distribution network. Although the teams will now work closely for the…

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State of the Art Post-Processing: the Key to Mass Customization – AMS Speaker Spotlight

Mass production with simultaneous individualization has long been considered one of the big goals and one of the greatest differentiators of 3D printing to all previous, traditional manufacturing methods. In…

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Lens Free Optical Scanner (LFOS): Achieving Higher Standards in SLS/SLM 3D Printing – AMS Spotlight

Abstract In traditional Additive Manufacturing (AM) using selective laser sintering (SLS) and selective laser melting (SLM), the microstructural characteristics of the finished parts are determined by various process parameters, such…

ColdMetalFusion Could Disrupt Metal 3D Printing Market – AMF Focus

One of the most surprising developments of 2022 was the launch of the ColdMetalFusion (CMF) Alliance, which seeks to take on metal binder jetting in a unique way using a…

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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…