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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…