Support Removal

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: January 30, 2022

It’s a pretty slow week as far as events and roundups go, and we’ve only got four to tell you about in today’s roundup. Topics include support removal, advanced design…

FDM 3D Printing Support Removal Times Cut in Half with VORSA 500

PostProcess Technologies has released its latest in its line for automated support removal for fused deposition modeling (FDM) parts. The machine is called the VORSA 500 and the company suggests…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 28, 2021

AM industry events and webinars are back with a vengeance this week as we move into the busy holiday season and this week’s roundup. Topics include everything from standards in…

3D Printing Formnext Announcements: Fabrica Group, BOFA, Wayland Additive, & Mimaki

Just a few days out from the main event in Frankfurt, and we’re still hearing more and more Formnext announcements every day. The Formnext 2021: AM live and in color…

Quick, Easy Post-Processing of 3D Printed Parts with Ultimaker’s PVA Removal Station

Recently, Ultimaker held its inaugural Showcase event, which is a new biannual platform for the company to share all of its latest news in order to show how innovation will…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 14, 2021: Arash & MakerBot, PostProcess & Fraunhofer IAPT, BOFA & Atome3D, CADS Additive, BCN3D

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a 3D printed hypercar, some partnerships and software, and a 3D printing course. Read on for all the details! Arash 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 28, 2021: Ural Federal University, Criar Designs, Oryx Additive

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got physicists 3D printing magnets, a new company 3D printing custom silicone sex toys, and a more ergonomic water-pressure cleaning station…

Marketiger Using PostProcess Technologies Solutions for Full-Color Mimaki 3D Printed Parts

Dutch 3D printing service Marketiger is different than most, as it doesn’t simply focus on mass production or small-scale printing, but instead offers both. Obviously it starts at the beginning…

Is This the Best Way to Manually Post-Process an FDM 3D Printed Part?

Researchers Jinjin Liu, Hai Gu, Bin Li, Lu Zhu, Jie Jiang, and Jie Zhang from the Nantong Institute of Technology and Jiangsu Key Laboratory of 3D Printing Equipment and Application published a paper, titled “Research on…

Interview with Owen Hildreth on Automated Support Removal of Metal 3D Prints

A friend tipped me about Owen Hildreth’s work. The Colorado School of Mines Professor has spent years developing an automated metal support removal process for metal printing. This is the…

TwoCure Method Enables Resin 3D Printing Without Supports

SLA 3D printing is wonderful for many reasons, such as speed and the ability to produce high-resolution objects. It does tend to require some post-processing, though, particularly support removal. Supports…

Omegasonics Makes 3D Print Post-Processing Fast and Easy with Ultrasonic Technology

There’s one aspect of 3D printing technology that is consistently glossed over by many, and that is post-processing. Even as more and more people become familiar with 3D printing, there’s…

Removing the Need for Post-Processing in 3D Printing — A Few Questions For: Rize

Every so often in the 3D printing industry, a company emerges seemingly from nowhere, coming out of stealth mode and ready to drop major advances on the technological scene. Last…

The Dream of Eliminating Post-Processing is Finally a Reality: Introducing the Rize One Industrial Desktop 3D Printer

Case study after case study shows industrial 3D printing’s ability to make manufacturing faster, cut costs, and reduce material usage. It’s easy to believe, hearing the stories, that the technology…

Future Engineers Warns: If You Are 3D Printing in Space, Forget the Supports

Just the fact that we are talking about 3D printing in space is sort of mindblowing. Considering that most of the world barely knew about 3D printing several years ago,…

Retouch3D is a Heated Interchangeable Tool for Cleaning Up 3D Printed Objects – Now on Kickstarter

I have a confession to make, a confession that may cause me to lose some respect among 3D printing enthusiasts… I only 3D print objects on my 3D printer that require no…

Almco Offers Speedy Post-Processing Cabinets for 3D Printing Workflows

At the high end of 3D printing and additive manufacturing methods, mass finishing for FDM parts and various post-processing techniques are a key feature in the work flow. Now Almco is…