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Another 3D Company Announces a Sustainability Initiative

Another 3D Company Announces a Sustainability Initiative

It’s gradually becoming the norm to have a sustainability program if you’re in the AM space.

Shifting from Plumbing to Semiconductors with 3D Printing

Shifting from Plumbing to Semiconductors with 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a surprising shift in the plumbing industry.

Xioneer’s Affordable Dyeing Station

Xioneer’s Affordable Dyeing Station

Xioneer announced a new dyeing system, The Vortex EZ.

Markforged Links Slicing and Simulation

Markforged Links Slicing and Simulation

Markforged announced a very useful new feature for their Eiger software platform.

Largix’s Unusual 3D Printing Process

Largix’s Unusual 3D Printing Process

An Israeli company uses an unusual 3D printing process to make large-scale objects.

Book of the Week: Understanding OpenSCAD

Book of the Week: Understanding OpenSCAD

This week’s selection is “Understanding OpenSCAD: A hands-on introduction to OpenSCAD for 3D printing and CNC milling” by Alicia Doors.

Hands on with the Luma NeRF 3D Scanner App

Hands on with the Luma NeRF 3D Scanner App

I’ve been testing the Luma 3D scanning app, which uses the new NeRF method, and it’s amazing.

CASTOR Now Measures 3D Printed Part Carbon Emissions

CASTOR Now Measures 3D Printed Part Carbon Emissions

CASTOR announced a unique environmental feature in their powerful part analysis tool.

3DQue Announces AutoFarm3D

3DQue Announces AutoFarm3D

3DQue announced their flagship software product, AutoFarm3D.

Design of the Week: Dreams of Earth/Concrete

Design of the Week: Dreams of Earth/Concrete

This week’s selection is “Dreams of Earth/Concrete” by architectural designer Dinorah Martinez Schulte.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, November 13, 2022

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, November 13, 2022

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

3D Printing and Canva

3D Printing and Canva

Charles R. Goulding and Valentina Alzate look at how Canva could relate to 3D printing.

See You At Formnext 2022!

See You At Formnext 2022!

This coming week our team will be at Formnext 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany once again.

3DOS Could Be A Very Big Deal

3DOS Could Be A Very Big Deal

A new venture called 3DOS looks to become the next big manufacturing network.

AON3D’s New M2+ High Temperature 3D Printer

Polygonica 3.2 Fills Critical 3D Printing Need by Accounting for Distortion

Watch Out, NeRF is Coming to a 3D Scanner Near You

Watch Out, NeRF is Coming to a 3D Scanner Near You

There’s an entirely new way to 3D scan objects, and it’s going to change everything.

Raise3D Announces Incredible Hyper Speed Upgrade Kit

Raise3D Announces Incredible Hyper Speed Upgrade Kit

Raise3D announced an upgrade kit for their Pro3 series that dramatically increases print speed.

Axtra3D’s X1 Series 3D Printers Launch

Axtra3D’s X1 Series 3D Printers Launch

Axtra3D announced their new X1 series of 3D printers that use the company’s highly unusual HPS 3D printing process.

HP/Schneider/GKN Partnership and 3D Printing

HP/Schneider/GKN Partnership and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine a partnership between AM and 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.

Creality Announces Ender-5 S1 Desktop 3D Printer

Creality Announces Ender-5 S1 Desktop 3D Printer

Creality announced a significant upgrade to their Ender series, with the new Ender-5 S1 3D printer.

Lithoz Demonstrates The Need For Multiple Machine Styles

Lithoz Demonstrates The Need For Multiple Machine Styles

One 3D printer does not fill all application needs, and that’s demonstrated by Lithoz's product set.

Tata Group and 3D Printing

Tata Group and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at Tata Group's use of 3D printing technologies.

Hands on with Scanamaze

Hands on with Scanamaze

I tested Scanamaze, a new handheld 3D scanning app.

miniFactory Announces Ultra 2 High Temperature Production 3D Printer

BMF Announces High Throughput Micro-Precision 3D Printer

BMF Announces High Throughput Micro-Precision 3D Printer

Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) announced a new 3D printer, the microArch S350.

Book of the Week: Make It Fit

Book of the Week: Make It Fit

This week’s selection is “Make It Fit: Introduction to Tolerance Analysis for Mechanical Engineers” by Jason E Tynes.

AirLogic: 3D Printed Pneumatic Computation

AirLogic: 3D Printed Pneumatic Computation

AirLogic is a project to 3D print circuits. Not electronic circuits, but pneumatic circuits.

MakePrintable Shuts Down!

MakePrintable Shuts Down!

An unexpected announcement from MakePrintable indicates the service is shutting down.

EPlus3D Announces Massive Metal 3D Printer

EPlus3D Announces Massive Metal 3D Printer

EPLUS 3D announced the availability of a massive metal 3D printer, the EP-M1250.

Design of the Week: Nose Box

Design of the Week: Nose Box

This week’s selection is the amusing “Nose Box” by DaveMakesStuff.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, November 6, 2022

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, November 6, 2022

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

The Use of 3D Printing for Repair: an AM Coalition Webinar

The Use of 3D Printing for Repair: an AM Coalition Webinar

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in use of 3D print technology for repair activities.

How To Supercharge Your Prusa MINI 3D Printer

How To Supercharge Your Prusa MINI 3D Printer

A new Kickstarter project hopes to make Prusa MINI 3D printers a great deal better.

Connecting Additive Manufacturing to Scale on the Factory Floor

Sigma-Aldrich, Millapore, Merck KGaA and 3D Printing

Sigma-Aldrich, Millapore, Merck KGaA and 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications to 3D printing after a recent corporate merger.

Two-Laser System Enables High-Speed, Microscale 3D Printing in Resin

Two-Laser System Enables High-Speed, Microscale 3D Printing in Resin

Light-sheet technology prints micrometer-sized parts in milliseconds.

Why Did Stratasys Invest in a Healthcare Solutions Provider?

Why Did Stratasys Invest in a Healthcare Solutions Provider?

Stratasys announced a major investment of US$10M in Axial3D, but why?

Salt is the Key To Biodegradable 3D Prints

Salt is the Key To Biodegradable 3D Prints

Researchers have found a method to enable 3D printing of biodegradable polymer objects.