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Tiny 3D Printed Rocket Thruster Could Democratize Nanosatellites

A study out of MIT shows the first proof of concept for a 3D printed electrospray rocket thruster, built to help nanosatellites navigate orbit. Not only is the new thruster…

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3D Printing 2021 Market Outlook: Pro Vat Polymerization Systems (SLA,DLP)

A cut above desktop systems, the pro market was always aimed at the sophisticated designer or consumer and small businesses. Increasingly, these systems are used for production in casual, series…

3DPOD Episode 40: EnvisionTEC CEO Al Siblani

Al Siblani is a 3D printing pioneer who got his start over 19 years ago. He worked with layered object manufacturing—the paper, and laser technology—which is a leitmotiv of our…

RPS Launches Neo450 Series Streolithography 3D Printers

U.K.-based RPS is a manufacturer of industrial stereolithography (SLA) machines. The company has traditionally done a lot of manufacturing for the Formula 1 industry, which is largely based in the…

Virginia Tech Researchers Introduce 3D Printing Device that Creates Using Crowdsourced Data

There are many people who still think that 3D printing must surely resemble the replicator machines from Star Trek – just tell the system what you want (tea, Earl Grey,…

Interview with Korean Firm Graphy on Developing Cutting Edge Photopolymers for 3D Printing

Whereas FDM knowledge has been spread far and wide DLP and SLA learnings are often locked away behind closed doors. Only recently have we started to see many low-cost SLA…

University of Michigan Researchers Develop New Ultrafast 3D Printing Technique: Two-Color Irradiation

University of Michigan researchers have developed a new vat polymerization 3D printing technique that produces objects at up to 100 times faster than current 3D printing techniques, as detailed in…