SPEE3D announced a new mobile metal additive manufacturing platform, XSPEE3D.
SPEE3D did something very interesting: they 3D printed a metal part on a navy ship.
I spoke with SPEE3D’s CEO Byron Kennedy to learn more about the company’s intentions.
SPEE3D announced a 3D print simulation that provides a unique way to market, train and experience the technology.
A validated COVID-19 utility solution announced by SPEE3D has now been adopted by a government agency.
SPEE3D is placing their supersonic 3D printer in the Australian military to test its ability to 3D print metal parts in remote locations.
Supersonic SPEE3D is going bigger with its unique metal 3D printing offerings.
Australia-based SPEE3D has refined their supersonic 3D printing process.
Last August we wrote about an Australian company with a new method of 3D metal printing, Spee3D.
Australia-based Spee3D has developed a 3D metal printing process I haven’t seen previously.
After seeing a great deal of new metal 3D printers recently, it seems that there are new classes of equipment emerging.
MatterHackers announced a highly unusual arrangement with the US Navy.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the recent increase in U.S. military production and how 3D printing takes a strong role.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing extremely small structures using copper.
I was curious about the quantity of patents held by several 3D print companies, and decided to investigate.
The International Manufacturing Technology Show, IMTS, has become a primary AM destination.
“Direct Sound Printing”, “DSP”, is an entirely new way to 3D print solid objects.
Those categories would be “dangerous” and “less dangerous”.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology has affected military supply chains.
I’ve been wondering about the actual logistics of using 3D printing in military settings, and its a bit more gray than black and white.
A German company announced a new copper powder that can be more easily 3D printed.
This week’s selection is the electroplated Thor Hammer by engineer Ian Chamas.
3D printing of certain reflective metals is a difficult challenge for some processes.
I had a thought about the equipment being used by 3D print services.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine examine the rise of both prices and interest in copper as the material continues to see more use in 3D printing.
The US army has awarded a contract to a group to construct what will likely be the largest metal 3D printer ever built.
Two companies have partnered to develop an additive manufacturing system using wire-based electron beam melting.
Researchers have developed new polymers that can automatically disinfect themselves, including for SARS-CoV-2.
Digital Metal announced the availability of copper material for their metal 3D printer.
The new nFRONTIER Innovation Studio could open the door for many new projects using 3D printing
Desktop Metal has introduced a pure copper material to be 3D printed on their Studio System.
Copper is a relatively rare material in additive manufacturing operations, but that could change in the next few years.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider copper’s use in additive manufacturing.
One of the benefits of 3D printing that’s kept the technology in the front lines against COVID-19 has been its speed — and now we need to look at SPEE3D too.
Markforged announced the availability of a new metal for their Metal X system: copper. We have the reasons why this is so important.
The cold-spray technique for 3D printing metal parts seems to be increasing in popularity. What are its advantages?
There’s some fun patterns in 3D printing company names if you look closely at their corresponding domain names.
Two Australian companies seek to be the fastest metal 3D printers in the land. Who will win? We have some ideas.
What does it mean when a client buys a huge number of metal 3D printers? We have some thoughts on the implications to Additive Industries.
What can superalloys do on a 3D printer? They can take us to the stars.
Certifying parts for 3D printing remains a relatively new practice for the military, and nonstructural parts are first in focus.
3D printing has the potential to transform numerous industries. From medicine to automotive, many sectors have felt the benefits of this technology and what it can do.
Want to 3D print metal objects at lower cost? One answer could be to use BASF’s new Ultrafuse 316L stainless steel filament that works in many 3D printers.
What kind of 3D print technology should be used by students? Here we explain the advantages of using advanced technology to simulate real-life engineering environments.
3D Systems and the US Army have signed a $15 million contract to develop the “largest, fastest, most precise” metal 3D printer yet.
Want to know Velo3D’s origin story? Find out how they discovered how to 3D print metal without support structures using a revolutionary recoater system.
Velo3D’s amazing metal 3D printing process is able to print without support material with very high resolution using a “free floating in the powder” system.
Aurora Labs’ new RMP-1 metal 3D printer is proving successful in beta tests, as the company just announced a new partnership with an aluminum powder supplier.
We learned something very interesting about the LulzBot TAZ 6.
Additec’s new μPrinter allows parts to be 3D printed in both powder and wire in the same system.
Desktop Metal is now shipping its desktop metal 3D printing solution in Europe.
A Vancouver-based startup appears to have invented an entirely new form of metal 3D printing.
We recently caught up with Optomec for a chat about opportunities in the 3D printing industry.
Industry expert Todd Grimm set the stage for RAPID + TCT 2019 with a speedy rundown of what’s new in 3D printing.
3D printing tooling is something for beer company Heineken to toast.
Charles Goulding & Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing usage in emergency medical services.
A new collaborative venture, led by BMW and including researchers, manufacturers and auto companies, is working on expanding advanced manufacturing (AM) in the automotive industry.
A catastrophic incident destroyed a SpaceX Dragon 2 capsule, and it might have been caused by 3D printing.
If you thought the age-old craft of metalworking couldn’t get any more precise, well think again.
GE Additive has found an early home for its new binder jetting 3D printer.
I’m reading about how NASA has been using 3D printing on their giant SLS rocket, and noticed they were using a technique we have not written about previously.
Senvol’s data-driven additive manufacturing analysis system is now less mysterious to us.
NASA has successfully tested an unusual rocket thruster made with 3D printing and a composite overwrap.
Metal 3D printing is on the rise, but a lot of questions still remain.
Australia-based Aurora Labs has performed a complex test of their new parallel metal 3D printing process.
The Filipino Department of Science and Technology has announced plans to build a new research-focused manufacturing center.
Sharebot announced a metal 3D printer, the first for the Italy-based company.
A new metal solution promises fine-detailed 3D printing.
3D printer manufacturer Essentium just released the results of their recent survey on production 3D printing usage.
Buying anything of great expense is a big decision, and particularly so for 3D printers.
French sports car manufacturer Bugatti first made its mark on the world with the Bugatti Type 35 race car (“the Bugatti Baby”) in the early 20th century.
A construction project in Brooklyn is leveraging 3D printing the very practical way.
One application primed for disruption by 3D printing technology is the production of spare parts.
We recently caught up with LA-based 3DEO for an update on the latest in metal 3D printing and the company’s celebration of a diverse workforce.
Reddit user Toolaa describes an amazing approach to save a great deal of money by 3D printing.
Aerosint and Aconity are collaborating toward a multi-metal future for 3D printing.
It looks like Markforged will be releasing some new metal materials soon.
In 2015, market research firm Gartner projected that medical 3D printing would become the pioneering field that would drive additive manufacturing (AM) into the mainstream in two to five years.
There’s something very interesting going down at Velo3D.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the convergence of shims and 3D printing.
Sometimes getting hands-on with a company means riding a bike around an exhibit floor.
Aurora Labs this week took its next tangible step towards its ambitious goal to 3D print 1,000 kg of metal per day.
With much of the world turning a newer, greener leaf, many people are finding ways to incorporate a “greener” lifestyle with 21st-century technologies.
Orbex revealed their new 3D printed rocket engine.
Almost a year after introducing their new 3D printed helmets, the Swiss Guard are donning them for service.
Ford Motor Company has been a long-time partner of Silicon Valley-based 3D printing firm Carbon.
With an understanding that something doesn’t just come from nothing, we explored the base materials used for the creation of plastics used in the 3D printing industry.
Recently we’ve seen several new companies emerge whose purpose it is to leverage 3D printing technology.
3D printed GPS housings are helping to track endangered vultures.
It’s near year end and it is time to reflect on what happened.
We’re looking at yet another unusual 3D printing process, this time from Germany-based Hermle.
3D printing space transport company Rocket Lab has launched its first mission for NASA.
Aurora Labs and WorleyParsons’ 50/50 joint venture, AdditiveNow, emerges today.
We ran across a metal 3D printing process we had not seen previously: screen printing.
Höganäs’ Digital Metal operation is doing very well.