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Gas Industry Gets ROI Calculator for Repairing 3D Printed Turbine Parts

Production-grade 3D printing solutions supplier Optomec is well-known for its patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics and LENS printers, using DED technology, for making high value metal parts. In…

AMFG Publishes Additive Manufacturing Landscape Report 2020: Breaking Down the Industry and Looking at the Future

Today, London-based company AMFG, which provides MES and workflow software for industrial additive manufacturing (AM) that helps companies streamline and manage their production workflows, has released the second edition of…

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A Q&A With Protolabs: The Need, Impact, and Elimination Strategies of Support Structures

A Q&A with David Bentley, Protolabs Digital manufacturing leader Protolabs has invested heavily in additive manufacturing equipment, with a concentration in laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF) technology. The company recently purchased…

Truth in 3D Printed Construction? “Nobody 3D Printed an Entire Building”

At 3DPrint.com, we’ve always been very skeptical about the goings-on in 3D printed construction. A lot of houses have been 3D printed in 24 hours, each time while conveniently forgetting…

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From design to reality: Windform® Composite Materials to go beyond 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing is evolving very quickly, powering the development of innovative, lightweight applications. This growth has a major reason: advances in additive materials. According to many 2019 reports, the number…

thyssenkrupp to be One Stop Solution Provider for Metal 3D Printing?

thyssenkrupp is a 42 Billion Euro a year revenue steel giant that makes elevators, escalators and many metals components. The firm is taking a real interest in 3D printing now…

SkyBox Engineering Using Roboze 3D Printing Solutions to Create Functional Drone Parts

Founded in 2009, SkyBox Engineering s.r.l. is a spin-off company from the University of Pisa that’s focused on research and development in the aeronautics industry. As Italian 3D printer manufacturer…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a couple of stories from the recent Paris Air Show: TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in GE Additive technology, and ARMOR explained…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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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…

94% of Asian Companies Surveyed by NTT Communications Will Adopt Disruptive Technologies in 2017

A survey was conducted in the third quarter of 2016, and asked over 300 senior business executives and IT decision-makers from large retail, manufacturing, and wholesale corporations in China, Hong…

3D Scans Can’t be Copyrighted – Shapeways Publishes New Whitepaper on 3D Scanning and Copyright Laws

There is no question that as 3D scanning and 3D printing technology improves in both quality and speed, the future of copyright and IP law is going to get really…

‘PipeDream’ – Autodesk Working on Way to Integrate Tubes for Electronic Components Within 3D Prints

If you 3D print sculptures or 3D print equipment that will need wires, sensors and lights, then you’ve probably been waiting for something like PipeDream to hit the market. PipeDream…