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Finnair Hires AM Craft to 3D Print Plastic Parts for Aircraft Interiors

Riga-based AM Craft, a supplier specialized in 3D printing aviation components and certified under EASA Part 21G, announced a significant achievement today. The company will assist in upgrading Finnair’s A320…

Stratasys Will Take 3D Printing to the Moon

Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) is setting off on a unique mission that will take 3D printing where it has never gone before—the Moon. In a significant step for space exploration, the…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 30, 2023

Webinar topics covered in this week’s roundup include metal AM material development, 3D printing for wax investment casting patterns, post-processing for military applications, and more. Plus, Stratasys continues its tour,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 2, 2023

Summer is in full swing, so it’s a pretty light week of 3D printing webinars and events ahead. Read on for the details of what is going on, including the…

3D Systems & Stratasys Announce New 3D Printing Materials, Partnerships

Two major 3D printing companies have shared how they are working on expanding access to industry-leading 3D printing materials for customers. Both Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) and 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD)…

Canada and AON3D Send 3D Printed Part to Space for Medical Research

As the commercial space landscape continues to expand into a larger private market, 3D printed parts produced here on Earth are finding their way into space. This week, AON3D,  a…

rp+m 3D Printed the Seats for Boeing’s Starliner Spacecraft

3D printing service bureau Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) revealed via social media that a team of engineers at its Ohio headquarters had 3D printed the seats used by Boeing’s…

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FX20 Printer & Continuous Fiber Reinforced ULTEM 9085 Increase 3D Printing in Demanding Industries

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing company Markforged, which officially went public via a SPAC merger this year and recently launched the cloud-based Eiger Fleet software solution, has been working…

Hexagon & Stratasys Announce Partnership to Integrate Digimat Software with ULTEM 9805

One of the world’s most prominent intelligent manufacturing software firms, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, has announced a new partnership with Stratasys, an industry leader in producing 3D printers and solutions for…

Senior Aerospace BWT Installs Stratasys 3D Printers for Aircraft Interior Parts

Stratasys technology has been used in the past for 3D printed aerospace applications, and now UK company Senior Aerospace BWT has invested in the company by installing two of its…

Airbus Wants Stratasys to Make More 3D Printed Parts for Its Planes 

Since it was first introduced in 2013, the Airbus‘ A350 XWB (extra wide body) passenger airliner has incorporated 3D printed parts. Through a collaboration with Stratasys, the pioneering aerospace giant…

Italian Trolleybusses Get 3D Printing Treatment with On-Demand Spares

3D printing is playing an increasing role in the production of spare parts for public transportation and mass transit, particularly in countries outside of the U.S., where those sectors are…

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The Value Proposition of 3D Printed Airplane Parts, via Stratasys Aerospace

In the wee hours of the morning of July 2, I attended the last segment of the Stratasys Aerospace Webinar Series, “Value Proposition of AM to Airlines,” enjoying a presentation…

Italian Researchers Characterize Polyetherimide (PEI, ULTEM) Based Materials in FDM 3D Printing

Researchers from Italy look further into the study of materials for digital fabrication, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Methods for the Characterization of Polyetherimide Based Materials Processed by…

3D Printing Obsolete Train Components on Stratasys Fortus 450mc

A cross-industry group has come together recently in an effort to upgrade trains with 3D printed parts. Currently, components being fabricated via additive manufacturing technology–rather than more conventional methods–include four-passenger…

Interview with Hexcel on PEKK for 3D Printing

PEKK is one of my favorite 3D printing materials. With very high service temperatures, high strength, and chemical resistance it is a high-performance polymer that has applications in very demanding…

Marshall ADG Using Stratasys FDM 3D Printing to Make Final Flight-Ready Parts

The Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (ADG), part of Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited, is one of the largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defense companies in the world. Now,…

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INTAMSYS FUNMAT PRO 410 Showcased during RAPID+TCT 2019

INTAMSYS attended the Rapid+TCT show in Detroit, US, where many professionals and 3D printing enthusiasts discovered the latest 3D printing innovations. Among those, the now available FUNMAT PRO 410 from…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2019

We’ve got business, events, software, and materials news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MELD has introduced a new operator training course, and Protolabs is launching a range…

Tethers Unlimited Recycler and 3D Printer Refabricator Operational on Board the ISS

Space manufacturing start-up Tethers Unlimited has had a tumultuous time of late. The firm which aims to develop in space manufacturing technologies and has successfully seen its Refabricator put in use…

Minifactory Releases the Minifactory Ultra High Temperature 3D Printer for PEEK and PEI at the TCT Show

Fins have this concept called Sisu. Sisu is a kind of hail mary pass, fatalistic almost, belief in one’s own toughness, resilience and survivability in the face of adversity. It’s…

Xometry Goes Off the Wall in 3D Printing Materials Experiment to Test Durability

Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing and 3D printing service provider founded in 2014, is advancing manufacturing in the US with its proprietary machine learning-based software platform. This platform, which offers multiple on-demand…

Stratasys, PADT, Lockheed Martin 3D Printing 100+ Final Parts for NASA Orion Spacecraft

The future of human exploration in outer space depends on our ability to successfully manufacture necessary items in zero gravity conditions, which is why scientists and engineers have been calling…

NIAR, SAE International Developing New Polymer 3D Printing Standards for the Aerospace Industry

For some time now, Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, and specifically its National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), has been working to innovate the aerospace industry by way of…