thermoplastics

US Army Characterized Continuous 3D Printed Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Parts

US Army Characterized Continuous 3D Printed Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Parts

A trio of researchers with the US Army Tank-Automotive Research Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Michigan recently published a study, titled “Characterization of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials Manufactured Via Fused Filament Fabrication,” that worked to characterize continuous carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite parts that were 3D printed on a Mark Two 3D printer. The abstract reads, “The […]

A trio of researchers with the US Army Tank-Automotive Research Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Michigan recently published a study, titled “Characterization of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials Manufactured Via Fused Filament...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a Prodways Group company. Kickstarter and Autodesk are releasing a new open source 3D printing test, and […]

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a...
Colorado-Based AMIDE Alliance Focused on Workforce Development and Creating Sustainable 3D Printing Thermoplastics

Colorado-Based AMIDE Alliance Focused on Workforce Development and Creating Sustainable 3D Printing Thermoplastics

It seems these days that Colorado is the place to be in the 3D printing industry. Home to the ADAPT Consortium and 3D Systems’ Littleton Healthcare Technology Center, along with Aleph Objects and its LulzBot 3D printers, the state has had its fair share of innovations in the medical and educational fields. We’ve got more news […]

It seems these days that Colorado is the place to be in the 3D printing industry. Home to the ADAPT Consortium and 3D Systems’ Littleton Healthcare Technology Center, along with Aleph Objects and its LulzBot 3D printers, the state has had its fair share of...
M. Holland Invests in 3D Printing, Named Master Distributor for Owens Corning’s XSTRAND Filaments

M. Holland Invests in 3D Printing, Named Master Distributor for Owens Corning’s XSTRAND Filaments

Late last month at RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, Ultimaker announced that it had established collaborative alliances with several global material companies, as part of a program with an aim to increase the amount of engineering composites and plastics that will work with its 3D printing portfolio. One of the companies that Ultimaker is now […]

Late last month at RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, Ultimaker announced that it had established collaborative alliances with several global material companies, as part of a program with an aim to increase the amount of engineering composites and plastics that will...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2018

We’re sharing news about awards and new products in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. DWS Systems has won the Red Dot design award for its DFAB 3D printer, while the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 named the AM-MODULE NEXT GEN laser deflection unit by RAYLASE the Best of Production Technology winner. Verashape has a new 3D printer, Stratasys […]

We’re sharing news about awards and new products in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. DWS Systems has won the Red Dot design award for its DFAB 3D printer, while the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 named the AM-MODULE NEXT GEN laser deflection unit by RAYLASE the Best...
INTAMSYS Launching 3D Printing Service and Releasing Technical Data Sheets for Its 3D Printing Materials

INTAMSYS Launching 3D Printing Service and Releasing Technical Data Sheets for Its 3D Printing Materials

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS  is well-known for its reliable and affordable FUNMAT industrial 3D printers, which can print using high-performance, functional materials; the innovative company is a leader in PEEK especially. INTAMSYS, which stands for INTelligent Additive Manufacturing SYStems, is fully committed to the highest standards in quality and manufacturing design, and has partnered with industry leaders before to deliver excellent […]

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS  is well-known for its reliable and affordable FUNMAT industrial 3D printers, which can print using high-performance, functional materials; the innovative company is a leader in PEEK especially. INTAMSYS, which stands...
Verashape Launches Open Innovation Program for Development and Implementation of 5-Axis 3D Printing

Verashape Launches Open Innovation Program for Development and Implementation of 5-Axis 3D Printing

Polish 3D printer manufacturer Verashape introduced the world to its newest 3D printer, the 5-Axis VSHAPER, at formnext 2017 this past November. The Polish National Research and Development Center supported the making of the 5-axis machine, which was developed by the company’s R&D team and uses 5-axis kinematics – the geometry of motion – and a tilting rotary working platform, […]

Polish 3D printer manufacturer Verashape introduced the world to its newest 3D printer, the 5-Axis VSHAPER, at formnext 2017 this past November. The Polish National Research and Development Center supported the making of the 5-axis machine, which was developed by the...
NXT Factory Completes Development Phase for Quantum Laser Sintering 3D Printing Technology

NXT Factory Completes Development Phase for Quantum Laser Sintering 3D Printing Technology

Tomorrow, the highly anticipated formnext 2017 will begin – we’ve been inundated with announcements ahead of the show for months now, and 3DPrint.com is at formnext this week, ready to report on-site. NXT Factory, a company made up of engineering startup executives, will be at the event in Frankfurt this week in order to form […]

Tomorrow, the highly anticipated formnext 2017 will begin – we’ve been inundated with announcements ahead of the show for months now, and 3DPrint.com is at formnext this week, ready to report on-site. NXT Factory, a company made up of engineering startup...
First Look at Two New Professional 3D Printers from Sharebot

First Look at Two New Professional 3D Printers from Sharebot

Earlier this week, Italy-based Sharebot, which manufactures professional 3D printers, announced that it had welcomed two new shareholders, both of which already distribute the company’s 3Delux dental 3D printer. Now, the company has let 3DPrint.com in on its own formnext announcements with a first look at its upcoming releases, about which Sharebot will be sharing […]

Earlier this week, Italy-based Sharebot, which manufactures professional 3D printers, announced that it had welcomed two new shareholders, both of which already distribute the company’s 3Delux dental 3D printer. Now, the company has let 3DPrint.com in on its own...
Building in the Stars: Phase Two, Level Two Winners Announced for NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Building in the Stars: Phase Two, Level Two Winners Announced for NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

My husband and I are science fiction fans, and as such own some of Ray Bradbury’s works, including short story collection The Martian Chronicles. I especially like “The Million-Year Picnic,” when a family from Earth goes to live on Mars, and the father introduces his children to Martians by showing them their own reflections in […]

My husband and I are science fiction fans, and as such own some of Ray Bradbury’s works, including short story collection The Martian Chronicles. I especially like “The Million-Year Picnic,” when a family from Earth goes to live on Mars, and the...
3D Printing Goes Supersonic: Stratasys Discusses New Technical Partnership with Boom

3D Printing Goes Supersonic: Stratasys Discusses New Technical Partnership with Boom

I love going to London; I don’t love getting there. While modern aviation has made international travel much less burdensome than the marathon voyage of yesteryear, spending the better part of a day on a plane is never anyone’s idea of a day well spent. Supersonic flight can cut down the amount of travel time […]

I love going to London; I don’t love getting there. While modern aviation has made international travel much less burdensome than the marathon voyage of yesteryear, spending the better part of a day on a plane is never anyone’s idea of a day well spent....
Thermwood Corporation and Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East Sign Formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Thermwood Corporation and Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East Sign Formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Thermwood Corporation, established in Indiana in 1969 and the oldest CNC manufacturing company in business, has just announced that it signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East, and part of the Naval Air Systems Command, to conduct a joint technology development effort, lasting for two years, and […]

Thermwood Corporation, established in Indiana in 1969 and the oldest CNC manufacturing company in business, has just announced that it signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East, and part of the Naval Air...
3D Printing Will Help Mercedes-Benz Trucks Deliver Thousands of Replacement Parts On Demand

3D Printing Will Help Mercedes-Benz Trucks Deliver Thousands of Replacement Parts On Demand

Not only is Mercedes-Benz one of the most well-known brand names in the world, but they are also known for being one of the most long-term customer friendly car companies in the industry. Aside from their quality vehicles and customer service, the prolific car and truck manufacturer also has a longstanding tradition of making sure […]

Not only is Mercedes-Benz one of the most well-known brand names in the world, but they are also known for being one of the most long-term customer friendly car companies in the industry. Aside from their quality vehicles and customer service, the prolific car and...
Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches with Multiple Components 3D Printed by Stratasys

Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches with Multiple Components 3D Printed by Stratasys

3D printed parts have been finding themselves in rockets and spacecraft for a few years now, but typically it was a single, experimental part, usually printed in metal. However, using 3D printed parts in production of spacecraft like the types of rockets that send satellites into orbit hasn’t been especially common. But that is starting […]

3D printed parts have been finding themselves in rockets and spacecraft for a few years now, but typically it was a single, experimental part, usually printed in metal. However, using 3D printed parts in production of spacecraft like the types of rockets that send...
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