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3D Printing News Briefs: October 24, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: October 24, 2018

Starting out with education and moving on to medical and business news…buckle your seat belts, it’s time for this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs! Keith Moore, the Vice President of HP Labs, recently spoke about 3D printing at Tufts University, and a metal 3D printing course will be held at LPW Technology, […]

Starting out with education and moving on to medical and business news…buckle your seat belts, it’s time for this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs! Keith Moore, the Vice President of HP Labs, recently spoke about 3D printing at Tufts...
New Developments in Acrylate Oligomers for 3D Printing

New Developments in Acrylate Oligomers for 3D Printing

The expansion of 3D printing into rapid manufacturing applications and strong market demand for next-generation oligomers has been coupled with an increased demand for materials with a wide variety of physical properties. Rigid materials, with high tensile strength and low elongation, are readily available, but offerings of tough, flexible materials with high elongation are more […]

The expansion of 3D printing into rapid manufacturing applications and strong market demand for next-generation oligomers has been coupled with an increased demand for materials with a wide variety of physical properties. Rigid materials, with high tensile strength...
Free 3D Systems Whitepaper Discusses Scalable, Digital Molding Process and Figure 4 3D Printing

Free 3D Systems Whitepaper Discusses Scalable, Digital Molding Process and Figure 4 3D Printing

Injection molding was invented nearly 150 years ago, and while the manufacturing process has been improved several times over the years, something that hasn’t changed about the technology is its need for tooling, which can take weeks and even months to complete. Digital molding is a scalable 3D printing process that can increase the speed […]

Injection molding was invented nearly 150 years ago, and while the manufacturing process has been improved several times over the years, something that hasn’t changed about the technology is its need for tooling, which can take weeks and even months to complete....
Fabrisonic’s Whitepaper on Metal 3D Printed Heat Exchangers for NASA JPL

Fabrisonic’s Whitepaper on Metal 3D Printed Heat Exchangers for NASA JPL

Founded in 2011, Ohio-based Fabrisonic uses its hybrid metal 3D printing process, called Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM), to merge layers of metal foil together in a solid-state thanks to high frequency ultrasonic vibrations. Fabrisonic mounts its patented hybrid 3D printing process on traditional CNC equipment – first, an object is built up with 3D printing, and then smoothed down […]

Founded in 2011, Ohio-based Fabrisonic uses its hybrid metal 3D printing process, called Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM), to merge layers of metal foil together in a solid-state thanks to high frequency ultrasonic vibrations. Fabrisonic mounts its patented...
Optomec Study Examines Directed Energy Deposition vs. Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

Optomec Study Examines Directed Energy Deposition vs. Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

Optomec is known for its LENS series of 3D printers, which utilize Directed Energy Deposition 3D printing technology. DED is a powder bed-based technology in which metal powder is continuously blown through nozzles directed at the focal point of a high powered laser. This creates a molten pool of metal, which is moved using a […]

Optomec is known for its LENS series of 3D printers, which utilize Directed Energy Deposition 3D printing technology. DED is a powder bed-based technology in which metal powder is continuously blown through nozzles directed at the focal point of a high powered laser....
3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the world. Nano Dimension and voxeljet have released their financials for Q1 2018, a […]

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the...
3D Printing Resources: Stratasys Offers Four New Free White Papers for Download

3D Printing Resources: Stratasys Offers Four New Free White Papers for Download

At 3DPrint.com, we’ve been working to introduce more and more helpful educational resources alongside daily news and industry insights about 3D printing. These resources include white papers from partners including Stratasys and Formlabs about subjects such as thermoforming, injection molding, and how 3D printing can work with traditional manufacturing. Currently, Stratasys has not one but […]

At 3DPrint.com, we’ve been working to introduce more and more helpful educational resources alongside daily news and industry insights about 3D printing. These resources include white papers from partners including Stratasys and Formlabs about subjects such as...
RAPID + TCT: Learning About 3D Printing in Point-of-Care Manufacturing

RAPID + TCT: Learning About 3D Printing in Point-of-Care Manufacturing

Continuing with our dive into this week’s busy RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, the third keynote, sponsored by Materialise and held Wednesday morning, centered on point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, a topic we’ve been hearing about more frequently in the 3D printing field as of late. However, this nontraditional form of manufacturing is not new, having been used […]

Continuing with our dive into this week’s busy RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, the third keynote, sponsored by Materialise and held Wednesday morning, centered on point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, a topic we’ve been hearing about more frequently in the...
Behind the Buzz: Exploring the Challenges of High-Speed 3D Printing

Behind the Buzz: Exploring the Challenges of High-Speed 3D Printing

High-speed continuous 3D printing has captured a lot of attention in recent years, and basically the method is an upgraded approach to Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology, which EnvisionTEC commercialized in 2002. With continuous printing, light can cure photosensitive polymers without being interrupted, as the build plate constantly moves in the Z direction – this […]

High-speed continuous 3D printing has captured a lot of attention in recent years, and basically the method is an upgraded approach to Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology, which EnvisionTEC commercialized in 2002. With continuous printing, light can cure...
3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into manufacturers. POC manufacturing is not new. As far back as 1976, POC manufacturing used more traditional manufacturing methods at the Hospital for Special Surgery in […]

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into manufacturers. POC manufacturing is not new....
SME Examines Point-of-Care Manufacturing Enabled by 3D Printing

SME Examines Point-of-Care Manufacturing Enabled by 3D Printing

Point-of-care (POC) is a nontraditional form of manufacturing. The just-in-time creation of things like 3D printed surgical instruments and guides, anatomical models, scaffolds, and prosthetics based on patients’ personal medical imaging data at the place of their care all fall under the POC umbrella. Nonprofit organization SME is dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry in all its […]

Point-of-care (POC) is a nontraditional form of manufacturing. The just-in-time creation of things like 3D printed surgical instruments and guides, anatomical models, scaffolds, and prosthetics based on patients’ personal medical imaging data at the place of...
Stratasys Releases Free White Paper on Using FDM 3D Printing to Make Thermoforming Tools

Stratasys Releases Free White Paper on Using FDM 3D Printing to Make Thermoforming Tools

One of the most well-known companies in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys, can call itself a leader for good reason – the company definitely knows what it’s talking about in terms of the latest additive manufacturing innovations, many of which Stratasys itself introduces. Stratasys wants to make sure that it is sharing its expertise with the […]

One of the most well-known companies in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys, can call itself a leader for good reason – the company definitely knows what it’s talking about in terms of the latest additive manufacturing innovations, many of which Stratasys...
3D Printing Business: Verashape Introducing New VSHAPER 3D Printer at formnext, Sintratec Welcomes colorFabb as a Distributor

3D Printing Business: Verashape Introducing New VSHAPER 3D Printer at formnext, Sintratec Welcomes colorFabb as a Distributor

It’s been a pretty good year for Polish 3D printer manufacturer Verashape – its industrial VSHAPER Pro won a prestigious award, not long after the company attended its first foreign fair at Hannover Messe. Verashape also introduced a new distribution partner and a new reseller this year, and this winter it licensed Siemens PLM Software’s innovative Parasolid Communicator […]

It’s been a pretty good year for Polish 3D printer manufacturer Verashape – its industrial VSHAPER Pro won a prestigious award, not long after the company attended its first foreign fair at Hannover Messe. Verashape also introduced a new distribution...
Free Formlabs White Paper Discusses Benefits and Common Issues in 3D Printing and Injection Molding

Free Formlabs White Paper Discusses Benefits and Common Issues in 3D Printing and Injection Molding

While 3D printing is definitely shaking up the way many products are manufactured, it will likely never be a permanent replacement for other technologies like injection molding, which is most often used in large volume plastic manufacturing. However, 3D printing can be combined with injection molding to save on both cost and time – this is […]

While 3D printing is definitely shaking up the way many products are manufactured, it will likely never be a permanent replacement for other technologies like injection molding, which is most often used in large volume plastic manufacturing. However, 3D printing can...
Formlabs Presents Free White Paper on 3D Printing and Injection Molding

Formlabs Presents Free White Paper on 3D Printing and Injection Molding

3D printing is a wonderful technology by itself, but it also enhances other manufacturing technologies when combined with them. There have been many cases in which 3D printing and investment casting were used together, and 3D printing and CNC machining are often both required to create a single part – hence the growing number of […]

3D printing is a wonderful technology by itself, but it also enhances other manufacturing technologies when combined with them. There have been many cases in which 3D printing and investment casting were used together, and 3D printing and CNC machining are often both...
EOS Expands Academia Program, Enhancing Additive Manufacturing Training Offerings

EOS Expands Academia Program, Enhancing Additive Manufacturing Training Offerings

While EOS is certainly well-known by many big name companies for its expertise in additive manufacturing solutions for both metals and polymers, it has also supported academics and researchers for over 20 years with its Academia program, allowing them to buy EOS systems at “favorable conditions.” Universities and research institutions around the world, including the Technical […]

While EOS is certainly well-known by many big name companies for its expertise in additive manufacturing solutions for both metals and polymers, it has also supported academics and researchers for over 20 years with its Academia program, allowing them to buy EOS...
Stratasys Offers Free White Paper on How 3D Printing and Traditional Manufacturing Work Together

Stratasys Offers Free White Paper on How 3D Printing and Traditional Manufacturing Work Together

At 3DPrint.com, we obviously talk a lot about 3D printing every day, but one topic that keeps coming back up lately is how 3D printing can be combined with other, more traditional manufacturing technologies: CNC machining, investment casting, injection molding, etc. Just this past week, we took a look at one instance in which metal […]

At 3DPrint.com, we obviously talk a lot about 3D printing every day, but one topic that keeps coming back up lately is how 3D printing can be combined with other, more traditional manufacturing technologies: CNC machining, investment casting, injection molding, etc....
Roboze White Paper Compares FFF 3D Printing of Engineering-Grade Materials with Metal Production Processes

Roboze White Paper Compares FFF 3D Printing of Engineering-Grade Materials with Metal Production Processes

Italian 3D printing group Roboze recently capped off its move into the US market with a strong showing of both its Roboze One and Roboze One +400 3D printers at RAPID last month. The industrial FFF Roboze One +400 offers a fast, affordable metal replacement solution, as it’s able to print using materials like PEEK […]

Italian 3D printing group Roboze recently capped off its move into the US market with a strong showing of both its Roboze One and Roboze One +400 3D printers at RAPID last month. The industrial FFF Roboze One +400 offers a fast, affordable metal replacement solution,...
HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology Remaking the Landscape of 3D Printing

HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology Remaking the Landscape of 3D Printing

Until now, the language of 3D printing has been lacking in three noteworthy terms: high productivity, low cost of parts, and reliable quality. With HP’s development of HP Multi Jet Fusion technology and the new HP Jet Fusion 3D printers, the industry vocabulary is expanding – and a new era of manufacturing is under way. […]

Until now, the language of 3D printing has been lacking in three noteworthy terms: high productivity, low cost of parts, and reliable quality. With HP’s development of HP Multi Jet Fusion technology and the new HP Jet Fusion 3D printers, the industry vocabulary is...
Michael Weinberg Leads Us Through 3 Steps for Licensing 3D Printed Things

Michael Weinberg Leads Us Through 3 Steps for Licensing 3D Printed Things

As more and more people become involved in 3D printing, more and more awesome stuff is being created. The question that naturally arises after any particularly amazing print, or after a case of beer, whichever comes first, is how do I copyright this so that I eventually become a millionaire? I may be paraphrasing a bit, […]

As more and more people become involved in 3D printing, more and more awesome stuff is being created. The question that naturally arises after any particularly amazing print, or after a case of beer, whichever comes first, is how do I copyright this so that I...
The Importance of Libraries to the Economy: ALA Releases New Publication on Advancing Entrepreneurship

The Importance of Libraries to the Economy: ALA Releases New Publication on Advancing Entrepreneurship

I’ve made no secret of my love for libraries, and one of my favorite stories to follow here at 3DPrint.com is the ever-growing involvement of the American Library Association in creating public access to technology, particularly 3D printing. Over the last year, the ALA has released several publications intended to help librarians and library officials to […]

I’ve made no secret of my love for libraries, and one of my favorite stories to follow here at 3DPrint.com is the ever-growing involvement of the American Library Association in creating public access to technology, particularly 3D printing. Over the last year,...
Formlabs Gives Advice on How to Sell 3D Printed Jewelry

Formlabs Gives Advice on How to Sell 3D Printed Jewelry

There are many ways that 3D printing exhibits its strength in the areas of customization, and jewelry is definitely one of them. From custom-fitting to custom-designing, jewelry pieces are very special. As 3D printing technology develops, we see more opportunities for people interested in selling and creating 3D printed jewelry. There’s specific design software and 3D […]

There are many ways that 3D printing exhibits its strength in the areas of customization, and jewelry is definitely one of them. From custom-fitting to custom-designing, jewelry pieces are very special. As 3D printing technology develops, we see more opportunities for...
Shapeways on US Dept. of Commerce Report: Beware Remixes & Copyright Infringements—They Can Cost You Six Figures

Shapeways on US Dept. of Commerce Report: Beware Remixes & Copyright Infringements—They Can Cost You Six Figures

There’s no better part of a beginning than that of a fledgling industry populated by passionate individuals all enjoying themselves and getting along, working for the common good—for about a New York minute. That’s how long it takes for someone to decide they don’t want to play well with others or for others to begin […]

There’s no better part of a beginning than that of a fledgling industry populated by passionate individuals all enjoying themselves and getting along, working for the common good—for about a New York minute. That’s how long it takes for someone to decide they don’t...
USPS Takes Closer Look at Revenues to Be Gained via 3D Printing Deliveries & Hubs

USPS Takes Closer Look at Revenues to Be Gained via 3D Printing Deliveries & Hubs

While the United States Postal Service has undoubtedly been going through tough times for a number of years now, they continue to forge onward with an eye toward the future–and the technologies that could play a role in their daily operations. 3D printing has been on their radar formally since we reported last year on their […]

While the United States Postal Service has undoubtedly been going through tough times for a number of years now, they continue to forge onward with an eye toward the future–and the technologies that could play a role in their daily operations. 3D printing has...
The USPS Studies Potential Income Growth Posed by 3D Printing Industry

The USPS Studies Potential Income Growth Posed by 3D Printing Industry

“As 3D printing democratizes production and design, it could become a fierce engine of economic growth and job creation. By establishing a role in the 3D printing market, the Postal Service could put a compelling 21st-century twist on its historical mission to serve citizens and facilitate commerce.” There’s a lot of weight to a recent […]

“As 3D printing democratizes production and design, it could become a fierce engine of economic growth and job creation. By establishing a role in the 3D printing market, the Postal Service could put a compelling 21st-century twist on its historical mission to serve...
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