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Mosaic Manufacturing’s E-Twill is a Game Changer

Mosaic Manufacturing’s E-Twill is a Game Changer

Hidden at the back of their Rapid+TCT booth, Mosaic Manufacturing displayed an amazing 3D print technology.

Anisoprint Signs Orbital Deal

Anisoprint Signs Orbital Deal

Anisoprint signed a deal with Nanoracks to develop a space-based continuous carbon fiber 3D printing capability.

Speeding Up 3D Printing With Ulendo

Speeding Up 3D Printing With Ulendo

We had a chat with Ulendo, developers of an intriguing system to dramatically speed up 3D printing.

Book of the Week: Product Roadmaps Relaunched

Book of the Week: Product Roadmaps Relaunched

This week’s selection is “Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty” by C. Todd Lombardo, Bruce McCarthy, Evan Ryan and Michael Connors.

Trends Seen at Rapid+TCT 2022

Trends Seen at Rapid+TCT 2022

At last week’s Rapid+TCT event there were clearly a number of themes running through the industry.

Farsoon Launches Advanced FS200Mx2 Metal 3D Printer

Farsoon Launches Advanced FS200Mx2 Metal 3D Printer

Farsoon announced the FS200Mx2 Metal 3D printer, which includes quite a few very interesting features.

3D Printing as Exponential Technology

3D Printing as Exponential Technology

Charles R. Goulding reviews The Exponential Age, which places 3D printing at the forefront of transformation.

Design of the Week: Nexarator Helmet

Design of the Week: Nexarator Helmet

This week’s selection is the Nexerator Helmet by designer Rob Wiggins.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 22, 2022

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 22, 2022

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

Drone Wars and 3D Printing

Drone Wars and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding & Harry Foxman consider potential use of 3D print technology for military drone manufacturing.

The Creality CR-Laser Falcon Engraver

The Creality CR-Laser Falcon Engraver

Did you know that Creality also makes laser engravers?

Have You Used BuildBee?

Have You Used BuildBee?

BuildBee is a new online tool for 3D print job preparation.

Creality’s CR-10 Smart-Pro 3D Printer

Creality’s CR-10 Smart-Pro 3D Printer

Creality’s latest entry in their popular CR series is the CR-10 Smart-Pro.

The Transition From Injection Molding To 3D Printing Is Underway

The Transition From Injection Molding To 3D Printing Is Underway

There’s always been a divide between the world of part production and the world of prototyping, but in recent times the gap between them is closing.

Anycubic Releases Kobra, Anycubic M3 3D Printer Series and More on the Photon Nex

Anycubic Releases Kobra, Anycubic M3 3D Printer Series and More on the Photon Nex

Anycubic today released two new series of desktop 3D printers, the Kobra and Anycubic Photon M3 series.

Anycubic To Announce FIVE New 3D Printers

Anycubic To Announce FIVE New 3D Printers

Anycubic is set to release not just one, but FIVE new desktop 3D printers.

SmartZavod Tackles Fully Automated Multimaterial Manufacturing

SmartZavod Tackles Fully Automated Multimaterial Manufacturing

A German-Ukrainian startup has developed a new system for not only 3D printing, but multifunction manufacturing.

Could This Be The Second Biggest 3D Print Farm In The World?

Could This Be The Second Biggest 3D Print Farm In The World?

A chat with John Olhoft of FAME 3D revealed something interesting: they operate a truly massive 3D print farm.

The Amazing SKR Pico 3D Printer Control Board

The Amazing SKR Pico 3D Printer Control Board

HK BIQU Technology Co., Limited has released a rather interesting control board designed for 3D printers, the BTT SKR Pico.

Research

Scultpeo Launchs 2022 Survey

Scultpeo Launchs 2022 Survey

Sculpteo has launched their annual industry survey, and we encourage readers to respond.

An Experimental Microscopic Printer Made of DNA?

An Experimental Microscopic Printer Made of DNA?

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a microscopic printer that is made of DNA molecules.

A Very Different Way To 3D Print Glass

A Very Different Way To 3D Print Glass

Glass 3D printing is a very challenging technology but researchers have found a different way to 3D print that common material.

New AI-Generated Enzyme Could Get Rid of 3D Print Waste

New AI-Generated Enzyme Could Get Rid of 3D Print Waste

Researchers have used a unique process to develop an enzyme that dissolves thermoplastic.

Corporate

Anisoprint Signs Orbital Deal

Anisoprint Signs Orbital Deal

Anisoprint signed a deal with Nanoracks to develop a space-based continuous carbon fiber 3D printing capability.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 22, 2022

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 22, 2022

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

What Does An AM Market of US$89B Mean?

What Does An AM Market of US$89B Mean?

Two recent forecasts indicate the global additive manufacturing market will grow to record levels.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 15th, 2022

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, May 15th, 2022

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

UltiBot or MakerMaker: Ultimaker and MakerBot to Merge

UltiBot or MakerMaker: Ultimaker and MakerBot to Merge

In a surprising announcement this morning, it appears that Ultimaker and MakerBot are to merge into a single entity.

Ideas

3D Printing as Exponential Technology

3D Printing as Exponential Technology

Charles R. Goulding reviews The Exponential Age, which places 3D printing at the forefront of transformation.

Complementary Aspects of MakerBot and Ultimaker

Complementary Aspects of MakerBot and Ultimaker

What are some interesting ways that MakerBot and Ultimaker could fit together?

Global Auto Parts Disruption and 3D Printing

Global Auto Parts Disruption and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look at how those in automotive companies might take advantage of current economic conditions to advance 3D print technology.

The Two Types of Metal 3D Printing: Dangerous and Not So Dangerous

The Two Types of Metal 3D Printing: Dangerous and Not So Dangerous

Those categories would be “dangerous” and “less dangerous”.

Services

A Look at Thangs Workspace

A Look at Thangs Workspace

Thangs is a well-known 3D model repository, but did you know they have a fascinating version control system?

Siemens to Advance Industrialized AM

Siemens to Advance Industrialized AM

The company recently opened its CATCH facility in efforts to streamline industrial additive manufacturing.

Have You Used BuildBee?

Have You Used BuildBee?

BuildBee is a new online tool for 3D print job preparation.

Replique’s New Network Optimizes Materials For Clients

Replique’s New Network Optimizes Materials For Clients

Replique announced a new partner network for authorized materials that is a bit different.

Usage

Drone Wars and 3D Printing

Drone Wars and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding & Harry Foxman consider potential use of 3D print technology for military drone manufacturing.

L’Oréal Leads Beauty Industry Makeover with 3D Printing

L’Oréal Leads Beauty Industry Makeover with 3D Printing

Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe examine the incredible and growing use of 3D printing at beauty giant L'Oréal.

What Does a Song Look Like?

What Does a Song Look Like?

Materialise develops an algorithm to 3D print custom speaker grills that visually represent any song.

Electric Lawn Mowers and 3D Printing

Electric Lawn Mowers and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe lawn mower manufacturers should use more 3D print technology.