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Is the 3D Printing Industry Metric or Imperial?

Is the 3D Printing Industry Metric or Imperial?

Is the measurement standard in the 3D printing industry metric or imperial?

Industrial-Grade 3D Printing: The Builder Extreme 1500 Pro

Industrial-Grade 3D Printing: The Builder Extreme 1500 Pro

The Builder Extreme 1500 Pro is an impressive industrial 3D printer.

What Is the Reality of 3D Printing Car Parts?

What Is the Reality of 3D Printing Car Parts?

An interesting view of 3D printing from outside the industry.

Your Personal AI Design Assistant is Coming

Your Personal AI Design Assistant is Coming

Start warming up your vocal cords—natural language processing may soon change how engineers interact with design software.

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 3

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 3

Our hands on review of the LulzBot Sidekick 747 3D printer ends with a look at software, print results and final thoughts.

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 2

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 2

Our hands on review of the LulzBot Sidekick 747 3D printer continues with a look at setup, calibration and operations .

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 1

Hands On With The LulzBot TAZ Sidekick 3D Printer, Part 1

We’ve been testing a LulzBot Sidekick 747 3D printer for the last few months.

AM Lasers Will Never Be The Same

AM Lasers Will Never Be The Same

3DM’s unique approach to polymer L-PBF 3D printing enables users to adapt the laser’s frequency to each and every material, promising faster, higher quality parts.

BIG and ICON Joining Forces to Create a 3D Printing Neighborhood

BIG and ICON Joining Forces to Create a 3D Printing Neighborhood

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at an unprecedented 3D print project in Texas.

Revealing the Possibilities of Interaction-Free Quantum Cameras

Revealing the Possibilities of Interaction-Free Quantum Cameras

What are the implications for 3D printing from the development of an interaction-free quantum camera?

Creality Sponsors Major E-Sports Event in Brazil

Creality Sponsors Major E-Sports Event in Brazil

Creality took an unusual step by sponsoring a major E-sports event.

Creality Announces Dramatic Price Reductions: US$99 3D Printers

Creality Announces Dramatic Price Reductions: US$99 3D Printers

Creality announced a series of dramatic price discounts on 3D printers for their Black Friday sale period, some of which are unprecedented in the industry.

AM Evolves as Standard Discipline in Manufacturing at IMTS 2022

AM Evolves as Standard Discipline in Manufacturing at IMTS 2022

Additive manufacturing (AM) is fitting squarely into the bigger manufacturing world, as demonstrated at the IMTS 2022 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Illinois.

Anycubic’s new Photon M3 Premium 3D Printer

Anycubic’s new Photon M3 Premium 3D Printer

Anycubic announced a new and rather large MSLA 3D printer, the Photon M3 Premium that has a unique and powerful light engine.

HALOT-ONE Resin 3D Printers Significantly Discounted

HALOT-ONE Resin 3D Printers Significantly Discounted

This could be a good time to consider purchasing a HALOT 3D printer from Creality.

Anycubic Releases Details on the New MicroLED 3D Printer

Anycubic Releases Details on the New MicroLED 3D Printer

Anycubic released a pile of details for their tiny MicroLED 3D printer, which uses a very different light engine.

Anycubic Announces 3D Printer Under $200, and More

Anycubic Announces 3D Printer Under $200, and More

Anycubic announced two new 3D printers, including one that is to be priced at under US$200.

Sorting Through Creality’s Current Ender-3 3D Printer Series

Sorting Through Creality’s Current Ender-3 3D Printer Series

Creality now offers no less than six different Ender-3 3D printer models, and choosing between them can be challenging. 

AM Opportunities Abound at IMTS 2022

AM Opportunities Abound at IMTS 2022

With additive manufacturing evolving so rapidly, it’s challenging to keep track of the latest emerging technologies.

Research

Revealing the Possibilities of Interaction-Free Quantum Cameras

Revealing the Possibilities of Interaction-Free Quantum Cameras

What are the implications for 3D printing from the development of an interaction-free quantum camera?

Investigating a Unique 3D Printing Technique on the International Space Station

Investigating a Unique 3D Printing Technique on the International Space Station

An obscure experiment on board the International Space Station could be a path for a very unusual 3D printing technique.

Unlocking a New World of Possibilities with RM-3DP Printing Technology

Unlocking a New World of Possibilities with RM-3DP Printing Technology

Researchers from Cambridge have developed a new form of 3D printing called Rotational multimaterial 3D printing, “RM-3DP”.

Can Your 3D Printed Artwork Last 52,000 Years?

Can Your 3D Printed Artwork Last 52,000 Years?

Researchers have analyzed the long-term durability of the most commonly 3D printed materials, PLA and ABS.

Corporate

3D Printing: A Vital Component of Tulsa’s Advanced Mobility Strategy

3D Printing: A Vital Component of Tulsa’s Advanced Mobility Strategy

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing could play a big role in a new strategy in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, January 22, 2023

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, January 22, 2023

Once again we take a look at the valuations of the major 3D printing companies over the past week.

Analyzing 3D Print Company Valuations: A 21-Month Review

Analyzing 3D Print Company Valuations: A 21-Month Review

I’ve been reviewing our weekly 3D print company valuation data, and have some interesting results to report.

Velo3D and FITTLE: How Equipment Financing Could Boost Adoption of Metal 3D Printing

Velo3D and FITTLE: How Equipment Financing Could Boost Adoption of Metal 3D Printing

Velo3D announced a new financing partner, and this could help increase use of metal 3D printing.

MX3D: From Early Development to the Production Stage

Ideas

Zero-Emission Steel Production: How Can Additive Manufacturing Assist?

Zero-Emission Steel Production: How Can Additive Manufacturing Assist?

A research paper on a future zero-emission steel future has implications for additive manufacturing.

Dubai’s 3D Printed Mosque: A Critical Analysis

Dubai’s 3D Printed Mosque: A Critical Analysis

Another high-profile 3D printing project is underway in Dubai, and I’m a bit suspicious.

How Hybrid CNC Metal 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Marine Operations

How Hybrid CNC Metal 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Marine Operations

Marine use of 3D print technology should be booming, but it isn’t, at least not yet.

Could Desktop Resin 3D Printing be Affected by Regulations in the Future? 

Could Desktop Resin 3D Printing be Affected by Regulations in the Future? 

There could be a massive problem for desktop resin 3D Printing in the future.

Services

Get Small & Complex Metal Parts with MetShape’s 3D Printing Services

Enhance Quality Control and Inventory Management with Replique’s RSure

Enhance Quality Control and Inventory Management with Replique’s RSure

Replique doesn’t make 3D printers, but they do make software that helps use them in a much more sophisticated manner.

WAGO Adopts Innovative 3D Print Strategy for their Electronics Business

WAGO Adopts Innovative 3D Print Strategy for their Electronics Business

WAGO has adopted a fascinating 3D print strategy for their electronics business.

Prusa Research Takes a Step Towards the Future of Digital Spare Parts with “Official Brand Profiles”

Prusa Research Takes a Step Towards the Future of Digital Spare Parts with “Official Brand Profiles”

Prusa Research announced a new initiative to attract commercial brands to their ecosystem.

Usage

BIG and ICON Joining Forces to Create a 3D Printing Neighborhood

BIG and ICON Joining Forces to Create a 3D Printing Neighborhood

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at an unprecedented 3D print project in Texas.

Achieving Breakthroughs in Drug Discovery with 3D Bioprinting

Achieving Breakthroughs in Drug Discovery with 3D Bioprinting

Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafé examine the state of bioprinting with a look at recent developments.

How 3D Printing is Helping the Medtech Industry Overcome Supply Chain Challenges

How 3D Printing is Helping the Medtech Industry Overcome Supply Chain Challenges

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the surge in medical 3D prints after the pandemic.

PEUGEOT INCEPTION CONCEPT Features 3D Printing on Textiles

PEUGEOT INCEPTION CONCEPT Features 3D Printing on Textiles

Adoption of additive manufacturing at Stellantis Group continues to grow, this time via innovative 3DFashion technology from Stratasys.