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GE Healthcare Opens First 3D Printing Center in Europe

GE Healthcare Opens First 3D Printing Center in Europe

One of the biggest names in 3D printing right now is GE, and often when GE is talked about in an additive manufacturing context, its dedicated additive manufacturing division, GE Additive, is involved. But GE Additive certainly isn’t the only division of the company pursuing 3D printing technology; in fact, six GE businesses are currently […]

One of the biggest names in 3D printing right now is GE, and often when GE is talked about in an additive manufacturing context, its dedicated additive manufacturing division, GE Additive, is involved. But GE Additive certainly isn’t the only division of the...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases an EnvisionTEC Vector 3SP and EnvisionTEC itself announces a new distribution partner in the UK. A Swedish 3D printing materials developer has introduced a new […]

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases an EnvisionTEC Vector 3SP and EnvisionTEC itself announces a new...
3D Print Abrasive Materials More Quickly: 3DVerkstan Releases New Sizes and Geometries for Olsson Ruby Nozzle

3D Print Abrasive Materials More Quickly: 3DVerkstan Releases New Sizes and Geometries for Olsson Ruby Nozzle

Back in December, 3DVerkstan, a distributor of leading 3D printer brands like Ultimaker and Formlabs in the Baltic and Nordic regions, released its unique Olsson Ruby ruby-tipped nozzle and, according to the company, the response to the nozzle has been tremendous. The nozzle allows 3D printing with abrasive materials, and 3DVerkstan has sold several thousand of […]

Back in December, 3DVerkstan, a distributor of leading 3D printer brands like Ultimaker and Formlabs in the Baltic and Nordic regions, released its unique Olsson Ruby ruby-tipped nozzle and, according to the company, the response to the nozzle has been tremendous. The...
Olaf Diegel's Desktop Distillery Proves Metal 3D Printing is More Fun without Post-Processing

Olaf Diegel's Desktop Distillery Proves Metal 3D Printing is More Fun without Post-Processing

Post-processing. No one wants to talk about it, but everyone working with metal additive manufacturing has to do it. …Right? While Rize is working to remove the pain of post-processing from plastic 3D printing processes, and Desktop Metal has been making headway with easily removable supports on the metals side, as of today there’s no […]

Post-processing. No one wants to talk about it, but everyone working with metal additive manufacturing has to do it. …Right? While Rize is working to remove the pain of post-processing from plastic 3D printing processes, and Desktop Metal has been making headway...
MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

Swedish 3D printer manufacturer Magicfirm Europe AB first released its ZYYX printer back in 2014, complete with an innovative fan system that eliminates fumes from melting printer filament. The company has been building on its success ever since, releasing the ZYYX+ in early 2016 and announcing distribution partnerships with Magnacad and Hawk 3D Proto. This week, the […]

Swedish 3D printer manufacturer Magicfirm Europe AB first released its ZYYX printer back in 2014, complete with an innovative fan system that eliminates fumes from melting printer filament. The company has been building on its success ever since, releasing the ZYYX+...
Arcam AB Separates Electron Beam Melting 3D Printing Business into Separate Unit, Names New Arcam EBM General Manager

Arcam AB Separates Electron Beam Melting 3D Printing Business into Separate Unit, Names New Arcam EBM General Manager

Metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Arcam AB specializes in building machines that can 3D print with specialized metal alloys, and holds over 50 existing patents, including two for metal 3D printing powder materials that its Canadian metal powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C (Advanced Powders and Coatings) filed. The company is headquartered in Mölndal, Sweden, but expanded to the […]

Metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Arcam AB specializes in building machines that can 3D print with specialized metal alloys, and holds over 50 existing patents, including two for metal 3D printing powder materials that its Canadian metal powder...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 24, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: March 24, 2017

For this Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take a look at copyright law, a 3D printer, new 3D printing products, a prestigious award and a group meeting, and some predictions for groundbreaking technology. The US Supreme Court has made a decision on the cheerleading uniform copyright case that Shapeways asked for a closer look on, […]

For this Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take a look at copyright law, a 3D printer, new 3D printing products, a prestigious award and a group meeting, and some predictions for groundbreaking technology. The US Supreme Court has made a decision...
Siemens Completes First Successful Installation of 3D Printed Part in Nuclear Power Plant

Siemens Completes First Successful Installation of 3D Printed Part in Nuclear Power Plant

It seems 3D printing is touching every single industry under the sun these days, including nuclear power plants. Regardless of how you feel about them, they do exist, and they are here to stay. It’s important to continue researching ways that additive manufacturing technology can benefit power plants, as the advancement of metal additive manufacturing can help […]

It seems 3D printing is touching every single industry under the sun these days, including nuclear power plants. Regardless of how you feel about them, they do exist, and they are here to stay. It’s important to continue researching ways that additive...
UCLA & Swedish Researchers Create 3D Printed Microscope Attachment to Aid in Field Diagnostics for Cancer

UCLA & Swedish Researchers Create 3D Printed Microscope Attachment to Aid in Field Diagnostics for Cancer

Once again, 3D printing is allowing for impacts in the medical field that most of us could not have begun to comprehend just several years ago. While we report on many new medical devices helping patients around the world, the latest is a smartphone device created by researchers at California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA and […]

Once again, 3D printing is allowing for impacts in the medical field that most of us could not have begun to comprehend just several years ago. While we report on many new medical devices helping patients around the world, the latest is a smartphone device created by...
Swedish 3D Printer Distributor 3DVerkstan Launches New Olsson Ruby Nozzle Today

Swedish 3D Printer Distributor 3DVerkstan Launches New Olsson Ruby Nozzle Today

The continuing need for professional 3D printing applications in a large number of materials is growing at a fast rate. That’s why leading northern European desktop 3D printer distributor 3DVerkstan just announced that their unique ruby tipped 3D printing nozzle has launched today. The Olsson Ruby nozzle was developed to meet the needs of even […]

The continuing need for professional 3D printing applications in a large number of materials is growing at a fast rate. That’s why leading northern European desktop 3D printer distributor 3DVerkstan just announced that their unique ruby tipped 3D printing nozzle...
Magnacad Partners with Sweden’s Magicfirm as US Reseller for ZYYX+ 3D Printer

Magnacad Partners with Sweden’s Magicfirm as US Reseller for ZYYX+ 3D Printer

Sweden’s ZYYX (pronounced ‘zix’) 3D printer is one we’ve been following since its inception, coming out of the gate as a machine that offered numerous appealing features such as the ability to use different materials with their unique patchwork concept, print with high quality, and do so while avoiding noxious fumes thanks to its streamlined […]

Sweden’s ZYYX (pronounced ‘zix’) 3D printer is one we’ve been following since its inception, coming out of the gate as a machine that offered numerous appealing features such as the ability to use different materials with their unique patchwork concept, print with...
Swedish Grad Student Schools Us on 3D Printing & Durability in Master’s Thesis 

Swedish Grad Student Schools Us on 3D Printing & Durability in Master’s Thesis 

Today as we see 3D printing becoming a more mainstream tool despite many differing opinions on what its future might hold, we also see researchers and scientists spending more time testing the technology. From examining everything from toxicity to issues with porosity, teams in labs around the country—while not only immersed in the activity of using 3D […]

Today as we see 3D printing becoming a more mainstream tool despite many differing opinions on what its future might hold, we also see researchers and scientists spending more time testing the technology. From examining everything from toxicity to issues with...
Lund University Student Develops Simplified Process to 3D Print Prosthetic Arm Sockets

Lund University Student Develops Simplified Process to 3D Print Prosthetic Arm Sockets

Of all the uses that 3D printing technology has provided the medical field with over the past few years, none show as much immediate impact as the production of assistive devices. From communities in Uganda to the veterans of the United States, 3D printed prosthetics have helped improve the lives of many children and adults […]

Of all the uses that 3D printing technology has provided the medical field with over the past few years, none show as much immediate impact as the production of assistive devices. From communities in Uganda to the veterans of the United States, 3D printed prosthetics...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week--February 6

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week--February 6

In this week’s 3D printing news, we have more than one story about metal 3D printing, which is growing ever more popular. Materialise is sponsoring a 3D printed metal workshop tour, and Siemens opened up a multi-million dollar metal additive manufacturing facility. There’s also Sculpteo’s thickening tool that’s now here to stay, CAD Technology has received Platinum […]

In this week’s 3D printing news, we have more than one story about metal 3D printing, which is growing ever more popular. Materialise is sponsoring a 3D printed metal workshop tour, and Siemens opened up a multi-million dollar metal additive manufacturing...
Volumental and Their 3D Scanning Technology is Bringing Custom Fit Shoes to the US

Volumental and Their 3D Scanning Technology is Bringing Custom Fit Shoes to the US

You may not have yet heard of Volumental, but you will soon be hearing a lot about their technology. The Stockholm-based startup is using 3D scanning and Intel’s RealSense technology to help create clothing and accessories that are made to fit your body exactly. So far the technology is being used to 3D scan a […]

You may not have yet heard of Volumental, but you will soon be hearing a lot about their technology. The Stockholm-based startup is using 3D scanning and Intel’s RealSense technology to help create clothing and accessories that are made to fit your body exactly. So...
Developing Advanced Wood-Based 3D Printing Technology with the Would Wood Project

Developing Advanced Wood-Based 3D Printing Technology with the Would Wood Project

As part of their mission to promote the advancement of manufacturing, transportation, labor and communication technologies, the Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a consortium to develop new, integrated materials and production concepts to produce large-scale advanced 3D printed wood-based structures and objects. The Would Wood project is made up of an interdisciplinary group of […]

As part of their mission to promote the advancement of manufacturing, transportation, labor and communication technologies, the Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a consortium to develop new, integrated materials and production concepts to produce...
Formlabs Announces Distribution Partnerships in Five New Countries

Formlabs Announces Distribution Partnerships in Five New Countries

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs is announcing five new international distribution partnerships to sell and service their line of advanced 3D printers. With what Formlabs is calling a growing demand for their technology, they have teamed up with several new 3D printer retailers and 3D printing service centers in several key international regions, including Israel, South […]

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs is announcing five new international distribution partnerships to sell and service their line of advanced 3D printers. With what Formlabs is calling a growing demand for their technology, they have teamed up with several new 3D printer...
3D Printed Rococo Frame is an Elegant Dock for the iPhone 6 and 6s

3D Printed Rococo Frame is an Elegant Dock for the iPhone 6 and 6s

Without a doubt, people love their iPhones. The latest versions, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6s, were received with rave reviews. Apple has made the smartphone nothing short of an art form and to showcase the newest versions, Swedish designer Paul Palmer has created an extravagant frame to suit–let’s just call it what it […]

Without a doubt, people love their iPhones. The latest versions, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6s, were received with rave reviews. Apple has made the smartphone nothing short of an art form and to showcase the newest versions, Swedish designer Paul Palmer has created...
Lund University's 3D Printed Busts Display Alludes to China's Terracotta Army

Lund University's 3D Printed Busts Display Alludes to China's Terracotta Army

There are all kinds of different ways that people choose to display the basic concept of 3D design and printing technologies. In fact, there are as many ways as there are design files, it seems, and I always get a kick out of covering creative projects that both entertain and educate.  One good example of […]

There are all kinds of different ways that people choose to display the basic concept of 3D design and printing technologies. In fact, there are as many ways as there are design files, it seems, and I always get a kick out of covering creative projects that both...
ExOne Opening New Service Center in Sweden for 3D Printing R&D, Collaboration with Swerea

ExOne Opening New Service Center in Sweden for 3D Printing R&D, Collaboration with Swerea

We’ve reported on ExOne and their global presence countless times, as well as their ventures into new 3D printing materials and innovative new industrial processes. And while we weren’t glad to share reports of rather dismal earnings, again for this quarter (with ExOne not alone), it’s certainly easy to see that nothing is holding up the […]

We’ve reported on ExOne and their global presence countless times, as well as their ventures into new 3D printing materials and innovative new industrial processes. And while we weren’t glad to share reports of rather dismal earnings, again for this quarter (with...
Lund University Students Create Mobile 3D Printer to Print Concrete Furniture & Art, with Sights Set on 3D Printed Houses

Lund University Students Create Mobile 3D Printer to Print Concrete Furniture & Art, with Sights Set on 3D Printed Houses

For those of you who frequently follow the 3D printing space, the name Olaf Diegel probably rings a bell. He has been the subject of several stories which we have covered, ranging from his elaborate 3D printed guitars to his more experimental 3D printed saxophone. Whatever the case be, Diegel has certainly made a name for himself […]

For those of you who frequently follow the 3D printing space, the name Olaf Diegel probably rings a bell. He has been the subject of several stories which we have covered, ranging from his elaborate 3D printed guitars to his more experimental 3D printed saxophone....
Better Than Polaroid? Swedish Student 3D Prints a Raspberry Pi Thermal Instant Camera

Better Than Polaroid? Swedish Student 3D Prints a Raspberry Pi Thermal Instant Camera

I remember when I was a child, my grandfather had a Polaroid camera. For some reason it fascinated me to no end that he could take a photo, and within a minute or so, have that photograph in hand, rather than having to wait for it to be developed at the local convenient store. Fast […]

I remember when I was a child, my grandfather had a Polaroid camera. For some reason it fascinated me to no end that he could take a photo, and within a minute or so, have that photograph in hand, rather than having to wait for it to be developed at the local...
Sweden Launches +Project to 3D Print Houses out of Cellulose

Sweden Launches +Project to 3D Print Houses out of Cellulose

Cellulose — the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is found in the cell walls of green plants as well as within many different forms of algae. Cellulose is even secreted by some types of bacteria. While the construction industry today depends a great deal on the use of wood and wood products, which […]

Cellulose — the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is found in the cell walls of green plants as well as within many different forms of algae. Cellulose is even secreted by some types of bacteria. While the construction industry today depends a great...
Spherical 3D Printing Metal Powders: H.C. Starck & Metasphere Technology Partner in Production & Sales

Spherical 3D Printing Metal Powders: H.C. Starck & Metasphere Technology Partner in Production & Sales

H.C. Starck, already a player in the metal powder business for 3D printing, has decided to acquire a minority share in another metals company that has something special in their treasure trove that many in the industry want. Swedish company Metasphere Technology has developed a new method for producing spherical metal powders, and while just the […]

H.C. Starck, already a player in the metal powder business for 3D printing, has decided to acquire a minority share in another metals company that has something special in their treasure trove that many in the industry want. Swedish company Metasphere Technology has...
3D Scanning & Printing Bring Neswaiu Mummy to Exhibit

3D Scanning & Printing Bring Neswaiu Mummy to Exhibit

Museums are among the leading lights in discovering the power of 3D printing to translate history into a tactile, engaging set of objects for their patrons, and now the new permanent Egyptian exhibition at the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities (MOMNEA) in Stockholm is making the hidden details of Neswaiu’s mummy available in […]

Museums are among the leading lights in discovering the power of 3D printing to translate history into a tactile, engaging set of objects for their patrons, and now the new permanent Egyptian exhibition at the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities...