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Noztek’s Large-Format Conveyor Build Plate for Continuous 3D Printing

Noztek’s Large-Format Conveyor Build Plate for Continuous 3D Printing

UK-based Noztek announced they’re developing a large-format conveyor-powered build plate for 3D printing.

Exploring FAAM, Field-Assisted Additive Manufacturing

Exploring FAAM, Field-Assisted Additive Manufacturing

A new research paper investigates a category of 3D printing I didn’t even realize existed: Field-assisted additive manufacturing, or FAAM.

What Software is Available for 3D Printing?

What Software is Available for 3D Printing?

From beginner-friendly options to cloud-based collaborative CAD, these are some of the most popular software solutions for additive manufacturing.

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 3

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 3

Our review of the Creality K1C 3D Printer concludes with a look at software, print results and final thoughts.

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 2

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 2

Our review of the Creality K1C 3D Printer continues with a look at operations.

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 1

Hands On With The Creality K1C 3D Printer, Part 1

We were very privileged to be able to give the Creality K1C 3D Printer a thorough test. It’s quite an impressive Creality K1C 3D Printer that has many capabilities.

Creality Launches the HALOT-MAGE S Resin 3D Printer

Creality Launches the HALOT-MAGE S Resin 3D Printer

Creality introduced the HALOT-MAGE S resin 3D printer today.

3D Scanning in Museums: Allowed or Not? 

3D Scanning in Museums: Allowed or Not? 

I’m reading a story from two years ago about a conflict regarding 3D scanning at museums.

OpenAI Unveils GPT-4o: AI with Implications for 3D Printing Technology

OpenAI Unveils GPT-4o: AI with Implications for 3D Printing Technology

OpenAI made a series of important announcements yesterday, and hidden within them was something that has implications for 3D printing.

Creality Launches the HALOT-MAGE S Resin 3D Printer

Creality Launches the HALOT-MAGE S Resin 3D Printer

Creality introduced the HALOT-MAGE S resin 3D printer today.

Creality Marks a Decade in 3D Printing with Multiple New Product Launches

Creality Marks a Decade in 3D Printing with Multiple New Product Launches

Creality celebrated their tenth anniversary this week, something few desktop 3D printer manufacturers have been able to achieve.

From Hobbyist to Professional: Creality’s Ender-3 V3 Series Offers a Printer for Everyone

Creality Launches Ender-3 V3 with Innovative CoreXZ System for Enhanced Speed and Quality

Creality Launches Ender-3 V3 with Innovative CoreXZ System for Enhanced Speed and Quality

Creality introduced a new desktop 3D printer, the Ender-3 V3, which has a feature I’ve never seen before.

Anycubic’s Fan Festival with Major Discounts on 3D Printers

Anycubic’s Fan Festival with Major Discounts on 3D Printers

I’m not quite sure how we missed this, but Anycubic is currently running an enormous contest and sale on their 3D printing equipment.

From China to Maryland: Creality’s Expanding Global Engagement in 3D Printing

From China to Maryland: Creality’s Expanding Global Engagement in 3D Printing

Creality successfully hosted its second user meetup, ShareFest Maryland 2023.

Creality’s New 3D Scanner: The CR-Scan Ferret Pro

Creality’s New 3D Scanner: The CR-Scan Ferret Pro

Creality launched a new 3D scanner, the curiously named CR-Scan Ferret Pro.

Creality’s New CR-10 SE: Specs and Features Unpacked

Creality’s New CR-10 SE: Specs and Features Unpacked

Creality announced the CR-10 SE, a printer engineered for advanced users with an emphasis on achieving a superior first layer.

Yale’s Funbotics Camp: How Creality is Contributing to 3D Printing Training

Yale’s Funbotics Camp: How Creality is Contributing to 3D Printing Training

Creality recently concluded its sponsorship of Yale University's first Funbotics Camp.

Research

Exploring FAAM, Field-Assisted Additive Manufacturing

Exploring FAAM, Field-Assisted Additive Manufacturing

A new research paper investigates a category of 3D printing I didn’t even realize existed: Field-assisted additive manufacturing, or FAAM.

New Study Simulates 3D Printing with UAV Swarms

New Study Simulates 3D Printing with UAV Swarms

A new research paper explores the concept of 3D printing using UAVs.

Makerverse Report Reveals Limited AI Adoption Among European Manufacturers

Makerverse Report Reveals Limited AI Adoption Among European Manufacturers

Makerverse has issued a report on AI intentions for European manufacturers.

Breaking Down Plastics with Bacteria: Could This Work For 3D Printing?

Breaking Down Plastics with Bacteria: Could This Work For 3D Printing?

Researchers have developed a unique way to decompose specific plastics: with embedded bacteria.

Corporate

Axtra3D Appoints New Revenue Team and Expands Into Japanese Market

Axtra3D Appoints New Revenue Team and Expands Into Japanese Market

Hybrid PhotoSynthesis (HPS) pioneer welcomes three 3D printing industry veterans.

Which 3D Printer Manufacturers Support America Makes? 

Which 3D Printer Manufacturers Support America Makes? 

America Makes has another 3D printer manufacturing member: Roboze. But which other companies participate?

Shapeways to Sell Software Assets: Major Shift in Company Strategy

Shapeways to Sell Software Assets: Major Shift in Company Strategy

Shapeways has apparently struck an agreement to sell its software assets, likely indicating a fundamental change to the company as we know it.

Zortrax Faces Financial Crisis: Restructuring Amid Competitive Pressures

Zortrax Faces Financial Crisis: Restructuring Amid Competitive Pressures

There’s trouble at Zortrax, the Polish 3D printer manufacturer.

Filaments.ca Acquired by InkSmith: What This Means for Canadian 3D Printing

Filaments.ca Acquired by InkSmith: What This Means for Canadian 3D Printing

News from the 3D print material market in Canada: Filaments.ca has been acquired.

Ideas

3D Scanning in Museums: Allowed or Not? 

3D Scanning in Museums: Allowed or Not? 

I’m reading a story from two years ago about a conflict regarding 3D scanning at museums.

Speculations on Bambu Lab’s Next 3D Printer

Speculations on Bambu Lab’s Next 3D Printer

There have been many hints of Bambu Lab nearing an announcement of a new 3D printer, but what could it be?

Strategies for Mitigating Emissions in 3D Printing Operations

FFF 3D Printing: Can New Nozzle Technology Replace Resin Printers?

FFF 3D Printing: Can New Nozzle Technology Replace Resin Printers?

Do you need a resin 3D printer when FFF devices now approach similar levels of surface quality?

Services

OpenAI Unveils GPT-4o: AI with Implications for 3D Printing Technology

OpenAI Unveils GPT-4o: AI with Implications for 3D Printing Technology

OpenAI made a series of important announcements yesterday, and hidden within them was something that has implications for 3D printing.

Hands on With the Meshy.ai Text-to-3D Service

Hands on With the Meshy.ai Text-to-3D Service

I’m looking at Meshy.ai, a new Text-to-3D service.

Enhancing Design Reviews: CADChat Combines Communication and 3D Viewing

Slant 3D Launches API for Direct Access to Print Farms

Slant 3D Launches API for Direct Access to Print Farms

News from Slant 3D: they’ve developed an API for developers to directly access their print farm.

Usage

NREL Demonstrates Viability of Metal AM for Tidal Turbine Spars

NREL Demonstrates Viability of Metal AM for Tidal Turbine Spars

How additive manufacturing can play a role in the ramping up of marine energy systems.

Hydrogen Engines Race to the Finish Line with Help from 3D Printing

Hydrogen Engines Race to the Finish Line with Help from 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding, Jacob Nolan and Preeti Sulibhavi examine recent investments and breakthroughs in hydrogen engine technology.

Ukraine’s Homegrown 1 Million Unit Drone Industry Takes Flight With 3D Printing

Ukraine’s Homegrown 1 Million Unit Drone Industry Takes Flight With 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore how grassroots initiatives in Ukraine are leveraging 3D printing to rapidly scale drone production.

Elevating Aviation: The Future of Cabin Solutions Through 3D Printing

Elevating Aviation: The Future of Cabin Solutions Through 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Mellissa McIntyre discuss the partnership between Materialise NV, Stirling Dynamics and Proponent.