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ICAM 2022: Rising 3D Printing Standards Send Market Signals

As the global additive manufacturing (AM) sector frantically prepared for the sumptuous bazaar that is Formnext, the future of AM was already starkly on display at the smaller, quieter, yet…

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ICAM 2022: 3D Printing Engineers Need More ($$$)!

The engineers and technicians have gotten the additive manufacturing (AM) sector to where it is now. It’s up to investors and policymakers to take the next step in bringing the…

American Petroleum Institute Announces New 3D Printing Standard for Suppliers of Oil & Gas Parts

Standardization is perhaps the most significant element involved in the transition of the additive manufacturing (AM) market from startup to scale-up. For a variety of reasons, this state-of-affairs is best…

ASTM 2022 Scholarship Awarded to Ceramics 3D Printing Research

ASTM International has awarded four $10,000 scholarships to graduate students for the 2022 year: Diana Wyman, Kennedy Brown, Menachem Sokolic and Sarah Boardman. The scholarships go to researchers who are…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 6, 2022: Business, Aerospace Accreditation, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, SLM Solutions has announced multiple new appointments to its management board, and AML3D has begun implementation of an important aerospace accreditation. Anisoprint is partnering…

Desktop Metal Subsidiary Becomes 3D Printing Supplier for Italian Defense Giant Leonardo

Aidro, an Italian company specializing in the design and production of hydraulic and fluid power systems, has been named a qualified supplier with additive manufacturing (AM) techniques for the helicopter…

3DPOD Episode 107: Lauralyn McDaniel, Metrix Connect, Standards and Community

Lauralyn McDaniel, of ASME´s Metrix Connect, is incredibly experienced in medical device manufacturing, standards, and additive manufacturing. From the podcast episode, you can hear her brilliant mind operate as she…

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ASTM Launches Consortium for 3D Printing Materials Data & Standardization

ASTM International, and its international membership of volunteer technical experts, work to develop and integrate standards in an effort to improve public health and safety and consumer confidence. That’s why…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 2, 2022: Business, Research, Shoes, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business today, as UpNano announced it is expanding to the US. Then we’ve got news about medical 3D printing, aerospace 3D printing,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 14, 2021

It’s a busy week ahead of webinars and industry events, and yes, there’s definitely more to do this week than just Formnext. In today’s 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup,…

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TCT3SIXTY 2021: 3D Printing Goes Local at UK Trade Show

As a veteran attendee of the annual TCT UK show, the 2021 event was not only a clear break from the past in terms of its rebranding to TCT3SIXTY, but…

Metal 3D Printing Student Receives ASTM International Scholarship

Standards body ASTM International has just announced four $10,000 scholarships for graduate students. Selected from 50 applicants out of ASTM’s 5,000 student members, these ASTM International graduate scholarships have been…

Materialise Receives CE Marking Certifications for Personalized 3D Printed Medical Devices

Medicine has long been projected to be among the first industries to be heavily impacted by 3D printing technology. After all, hearing aids and dental aligners have proven to be…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 15, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the AM industry is turning to the internet to stay connected during this time of COVID-19. Women in 3D Printing’s inaugural virtual panel series…

Safety Suggestions for 3D Printing Medical Parts at Home: Standards and Terms

With a lot of you essentially having started a medical device factory in your den, we’ve begun by detailing useful information for you to learn and consider. We urge you…

Origin Teams with Henkel for Aerospace-Grade 3D Printing Resin

Ahead of Formnext 2019, 3D printing startup Origin has announced a new partnership with German chemical company Henkel, which has resulted in a new resin designed to meet aerospace fire…

OpenHybrid Project Complete: Hybrid Machines with CNC Machining and DED 3D Printing Capabilities

In October 2016, the three-year OpenHybrid project began, a part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The project was designed to address current hybrid manufacturing systems’…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 16, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and ending with an upcoming event. The Rapid Application Group has earned an important industry certification, and GE Additive…

3D Printing and the Circular Economy Part 7: the Viability of 3D Printing

This is a short article on the viability of 3D printing in terms of the circular economy. It is important to note that infrastructures are more important in terms of the circular economy, but 3D printing can be leveraged well.

Interview with the Director General of CECIMO, Filip Geerts, on Connecting the 3D Printing Industry

We’re very interested in connecting the 3D printing industry and have in a series of articles looked at organizations that are trying to bring us all together. We will need…

Should Vented Enclosures Become A Mandatory Safety Standard for FFF 3D Printers?

With innovation always comes unintended consequences. There’s been much-to-do with the possible health repercussions of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to the fine particles and fumes produced by the…

SLM Solutions Helping to Create Guidelines for 3D Printing Spare Parts in Oil, Gas, & Maritime Industries

Last January, 11 companies – now at a total of 16 – began working together on two aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs). Their objective – collaborate in developing a guideline…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 6, 2019

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a product launch announcement – 3YOURMIND launched the full version of its Agile MES software software this week at AMUG 2019….

Recycled Content of Filamentive’s 3D Printing Filaments in Accordance with ISO 14021 Standard

According to UK-based 3D printing material startup Filamentive, 90% of all the plastic used in the world comes from non-renewable sources, which means there’s definitely a major environmental need for…