stereolithography

AM Investment Strategies Profile: 3D Systems

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) CEO Jeff Graves attended the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021. His leadership of 3D Systems has seen the firm…

AM Ventures Invests in Metal DLP 3D Printing Firm MetShape

Langer Group capital fund AM Ventures has invested in MetShape, a company focused on vat polymerization-based indirect metal manufacturing technology. The startup works with Incus, a spinout of Austrian ceramics…

Alpine F1 Hits the Track with 3D Systems’ Wind Tunnel Testing Material

This week, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced the latest member of its Accura material family: Accura Composite PIV. The polymer is meant for Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) testing applications in wind…

TU Wien & Cubicure Develop Ivory Substitute for 3D Printing Restoration Pieces

Ivory, a hard, white material consisting mainly of dentine, makes up the tusks of several large animals, such as walruses, narwhals, and elephants. For a long time, the material was…

Understanding the Risks and Benefits of 3D Printing Resins

While vat photopolymerization, such as stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP), is the oldest method of 3D printing, it’s only recently made its way to casual users. SLA and…

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Is Bioprinting a Winner-Takes-All Market?

The current thesis on bioprinting goes a little something like this: bioprinting is a collection of a number of different technologies, all with potential. From inkjet, material extrusion, and stereolithography,…

DTU Researchers Hack XBox 360 to Make Nanoscale 3D Printer

We’ve seen several instances where mass-produced gaming systems, such as the Microsoft Kinect Xbox 360 scanner, have been used for purposes other than gaming. Recently, a team of researchers from…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 4, 2021: BGU, KIT, Siemens, Moorebot, USA Luge & Creaform

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got a couple of interesting research papers to tell you about, followed by a software release, a tiny autonomous robot, and how 3D…

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Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Open 3D Printing Startup Origin

3D printing global leader Stratasys announced it completed Origin‘s acquisition, a pioneering startup that develops open additive manufacturing (AM) platforms. The closing of the transaction comes shortly after its first…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Desktop Vat Polymerization (SLA, DLP)

Vat polymerization (SLA, DLP) has unexpectedly become a hot spot over the past year due to the effects of material companies and new startups entering the market. In this series,…

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Made In Space to Launch Ceramic SLA 3D Printer to ISS

Innovative space company Made in Space has continually surprised us with inventions such as the Archinaut large object printer, bioprinting, its longest 3D printed part, and its Additive Manufacturing Facility for…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 28, 2020

This week is packed full with 3D printing webinars and virtual events, with four taking place Tuesday, and two each on Wednesday and Thursday.  We’ll tell you all about them…

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Bioengineer Jordan Miller: Clinical Trials for 3D Printed Organ Replacements Could Start in 5 to 10 Years

In 2001, at a talk by MIT professor of polymer science and engineering Ioannis Yannas, Jordan Miller discovered his vocation. A renowned expert on fibers and polymers at MIT, Yannas…

Nexa3D Announces Reseller Partnerships Spanning Five Countries

Nexa3D, which specializes in producing ultra-fast stereolithography 3D printers powered by its proprietary Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc) technology, is working hard on growing its reseller network to spread across four…

Open Stereolithography: The Winner Takes All Opportunity in SLA Materials

Twelve years ago I was at a conference and the only thing we could all agree on was that SLA was dead. Intrinsicly expensive, dangerous, and without options to automate…

Large-Scale SLA Comes to North America via RPS

British stereolithography system manufacturer RPS has begun introducing its large-scale 3D printer to North America. While the company first introduced us to the NEO800 in 2016, this is its first…

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SLA Parts Are Cheaper than You Think

Stereolithography, widely known as “SLA,” is one of the most exciting forms of 3D printing technology on the market. It’s precise, it can produce smooth and detailed parts, and it…

Researchers 3D Print Six Different Drugs in Multi-Layered Polypill

In the recently published ‘3D Printing of a Multi-Layered Polypill Containing Six Drugs Using a Novel Stereolithographic Method,’ international researchers explore the potential of 3D printing in the pharmaceutical industry….

3DCeram Showcased Ceramics 3D Printing Range at formnext 2019

I used to picture fragile, dainty vases and pieces of pottery when I thought about ceramics; these are fairly typical applications for the non-metallic material, after all. But once I…

Researchers Experiment with 3D Printed Microreservoir Devices for Better Drug Delivery

In ‘Additive Manufacturing of Microreservoir Devices for Oral Drug Delivery Using an Acculas BA-30 Micro-Stereolithography Instrument: A Feasibility Study,’ researchers continue to explore the potential for 3D printed drug delivery…

Acoustically Assembled Multidimensional Filler Networks 3D Printed Polymer Composites for Thermal Management

In ‘3D-printed polymer composites with acoustically assembled multidimensional filler networks for accelerated heat dissipation,’ authors Lu Lu, Zhifeng Zhang, Jie Xu, and Yayue Pa explore a new technique for printing…

Lamar University Researchers Develop 3D Printed Self-Healing Material to Cut Back on Waste

Material sample with a healed break [Image: Dr. Keivan Davami] A team of researchers from Lamar University in Texas, led by assistant professor Dr. Keivan Davami, recently developed a self-healing…

Nervous System Works with Rice University Researchers 3D Printing Vascular Networks

Nervous System has been heavily engaged in experimenting with 3D and 4D printing of textiles in the past years, and all their research is paying off now as they find…

Furthering STEM Education: Thesis Student 3D Prints Micro & Millifluidic Devices on a Desktop Machine

In ‘Use of stereolithographic 3D printing for fabrication of micro and millifluidic devices for undergraduate engineering studies,’ University of Tennessee at Chattanooga thesis student Cooper Thome explores the importance of…