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Satori Launching Professional Resin 3D Printer and Partnership Program

UK company Satori, headquartered in London, is on a mission to empower creativity, and help its clients improve efficiency and save money, with its professional 3D printers developed for use…

Lamar University Researchers Develop 3D Printed Self-Healing Material to Cut Back on Waste

Material sample with a healed break [Image: Dr. Keivan Davami] A team of researchers from Lamar University in Texas, led by assistant professor Dr. Keivan Davami, recently developed a self-healing…

Finland: Aalto University Researchers Experiment with Paste Extrusion & UV Curing of 3D Printed Biocomposites

Researchers from Aalto University are taking 3D printing of biocomposites one step further, with a new technique combining UV curing and paste extrusion. Outlining their findings in ‘Mechanical Properties of…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to…

Sterne Bringing Silicone 3D Printing to COMPAMED Trade Fair

Sterne Elastomere, a company located in the south of France, specializes in manufacturing items out of silicone materials for industries such as food and drink, mass transit, medical, nuclear, and…

Research Shows that Silicone Resin Prepolymers Can Be Used for Ultraviolet-Assisted 3D Printing

There are many advantages to ultraviolet (UV)-curable systems, like energy saving, rapid curing, environmentally friendly, and high cost performance. These systems are used often with UV-assisted 3D printing, which deposits…

ACEO Highlights Silicone 3D Printing for Soft Robotic Grippers

Yesterday, we learned that 3D printed silicone leader ACEO, a brand launched by German chemical company Wacker Chemie AG in 2016, made its first public disclosure of fluorosilicone 3D printing, which is a 100% elastomer…

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Up Your 3D Printing Game with Bomar Oligomers for 3D Printing Inks & Resins

3D printing uses additive manufacturing processes that use gradual creation or addition of materials to form an object. 3D printing is widely used for manufacturing prototypes in many industries, including…

i.materialise Introduces Brighter Full-Color 3D Printing with Multicolor+ Beta

Fall in love with a rainbow of 3D printable colors this Valentine’s Day, as online 3D printing service i.materialise enhances its full-color 3D printing options with the launch of its…

MIT CSAIL Researchers Develop 3D Printable Structures That Fold Themselves

Frequently, when we hear about self-folding 3D printable structures, they’re based on origami. But researchers from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have built a self-folding printable…

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Wicked Engineering, LLC Offers Affordable, Simple 3D Print Post-Curing with the CUREbox

Everyone’s favorite part of 3D printing is post-processing, right? I’m kidding – there may be a few people out there who enjoy post-processing, but I don’t know any. Especially fun…

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Formulate 3D Printing Inks & Resins with Superior Mechanical Properties & Surface Quality

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow at a faster rate than ever, manufacturers are striving to create new, higher-quality printing materials that overcome problems with deformation, have superior…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 18, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing education, business, international events and conferences, and a couple of Kickstarter campaigns in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs.  Penn State is now offering master’s…

Israel-Singapore Collaboration: Researchers Create Most Stretchable and UV Curable Elastomers Ever for 3D Printing

As 3D printing has exploded into the mainstream, making an impact on nearly every industry worldwide, the technology has continued to evolve at an accelerated pace. Along with that, the…

Hack of the Day: Build Your Own UV Cure Box for Under $30, Courtesy of Formlabs

Stereolithography printers are lovely, aren’t they? They’re fast, they’re smooth, and they create great detail. Post-processing can be a bit of a bother, though. SLA pieces tend to need additional…

A World of Polymers: Covestro Covers All the Material Bases for 3D Printing

Covestro is in the business of improving products–and processes–in industries around the globe. As one of the leading developers of high-tech polymers, their focus in bringing those materials to the world…

Build an SLA UV 3D Print Resin Curing Oven for Less Than $50

Marshall Peck of ProtoBuilds has immersed himself in the practice of 3D printing technology from modeling to building an SLA printer for just $500. Along with his work as an information…

The DIY UV Post-curing Lightbox Ensures SLA Prints are Complete

Stereolithographic (SLA) 3D printers are becoming more and more popular as of late, with Formlabs leading the charge with their Form 1+ 3D printer. SLA printers are preferred over FFF/FDA…