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Researchers Create Smart Composite Material from Graphene Oxide and Seaweed-Derived Alginate

Usually when I think about seaweed, I’m trying to decide which particular sushi roll to order at dinner. But a team of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island, which…

Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing

There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 13, 2018

We should really call today’s 3D Printing News Briefs the formnext 2018 Briefs, as announcements from the show are numerous this week. EnvisionTEC, XYZprinting, BASF, and DSM all introduced new…

3D Printing Organic Resin Objects with Inorganic Nanoparticles for Anti-Counterfeiting Measures

In order to keep our 3D printed parts safe from being illegally replicated, we often turn to anti-counterfeiting measures, such as embedded identification tags and QR codes, bar codes, and even quantum…

Researchers Use Cross-Linking Strategy to Improve SLA 3D Printing, Focus on Polyurethane-Acrylate

Stereolithography, also referred to as SLA and SL, was the first 3D printing method invented, and while for a long time it was only considered to be a prototyping solution,…

UnionTech Opens Stereolithography 3D Printing Demonstration Center Outside Chicago

Founded in China in 2000 with an expansion to the US in 2016, UnionTech, a subsidiary of Shanghai Union Technology Corporation and a company active in 3D printing, most especially in stereolithography…

Thesis Provides Proof of Concept for Using 3D Printing to Improve Design of Internal Pressure Relief Valve

Over the years, 3D printing has proven to be a pretty handy technology to have in one’s toolbox when it comes to making replacement and mechanical parts, like hand water pumps,…

TCMIP-SL: A New High Resolution and High Speed 3D Printing Process

Each year in the US, about 40 million provisional teeth restorations take place, and the temporary bridges and crowns used in these procedures are necessary to protect a patient’s teeth…

Could Your Next Headphones Use 3D Printed Metamaterials?

We’ve often seen 3D printing used to fabricate headphones and earbuds. But a team of researchers from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 10, 2018

We’ve got some business news to start things off with in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a little research and a really cool 3D printed costume. The Department…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of awards and other business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs. Sinterit and ViscoTec each received awards for their technology, while Arkema announced that…

No Bones About It: Materialise Has Taken On a Mammoth 3D Printed Reconstruction Project

Materialise is in the middle of an SLA 3D printing project of epic proportions…one might even call it a mammoth job. The Belgium-based company is creating a life-size, 3D printed…

imec Saves Time and Money with New 3D Printed Chip Cooling Solution

One of the world’s top research and innovation hubs in nanoelectronics and digital technologies is imec, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium with additional offices in Japan and India and distributed R&D groups in…

New Multi-Material Bioprinting Technique Advances On-Demand Complex Tissue 3D Printing

Advances continue to be made in the progressive field of bioprinting, pushing toward increased ability to 3D print human tissue. A study completed by a collaboration of researchers from UCLA, Brigham and…

InterPRO Expanding Industrial Capabilities With Installation of UnionTech’s RSPro 800 SLA 3D Printer

On-demand 3D printing solutions provider InterPRO Additive Manufacturing Group, based in Connecticut, helps companies develop, prototype, and manufacture better products at a faster rate. The company, an additive manufacturing partner of…

3D Printing Business: Inside Protolabs

Prototyping is a critical part of manufacturing, and in this business, time is money. Minnesota-based Protolabs Inc. understands this, having been founded on the basis of providing speedier services to…

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3D Printing Today: Democratization of Technology and Disruptive Innovation Converge

Democratization of 3D printing and disruptive innovation are among some of the slightly vague, but recognizable, terms that those who follow the 3D printing / additive manufacturing (AM) industry have…

Bossard Enters 3D Printing Market, Partnering with TRUMPF, German RepRap, Henkel

It’s always interesting to watch as large, well-established companies enter the additive manufacturing market. Swiss company Bossard has been around for more than 185 years and is among the market leaders…

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Revisiting the Nuances of Rapid Manufacturing

Before the nomenclature of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) was standardized, the terms rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing (RP&M) were commonly used as general technology descriptors. The term rapid…

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What Constitutes Fresh Dimensions in Stereolithography, One of the Oldest and Most Established 3D Printing Technologies?

Stereolithography (SL), the first 3D printing technology, has seen continued innovation in equipment, materials, and application know-how over the last 30 years and has one of the largest globally installed…

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3D Printing or Another Process? How to Choose the Right Rapid Prototyping Technology

With so many different types of manufacturing methods available, it’s difficult sometimes to know how to choose the one that is best for your needs. Rapid prototyping offers numerous benefits,…

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DWS Introduces XCELL 6000 Work Cell SLA 3D Printer

Italian company DWS has introduced its newest product, the XCELL 6000 3D printer. The new machine was presented at CES and is an all-in-one solution for stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing. In…

DWS Introducing Several New SLA 3D Printers at CES 2018 as North American Expansion Ramps Up

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) begins in just a few days at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and we’ve already heard a few announcements of new and exciting products…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 21, 2017

Today in 3D Printing News Briefs, business is taking the focus. At formnext last week, DyeMansion and EOS announced a strategic partnership, and DSM Somos has partnered with UnionTech for…