Smart International announced a high-temperature 3D printing option: the Macro HT.
This week’s selection is the gigantic Loom Light by Titia Ex.
Many 3D print companies service the aerospace industry, but it appears that Essentium is doing things in quite a different way.
In an interesting short video, 3D print service Qualified3D demonstrates a method for producing mass customized objects.
I’m looking at Autodrop3d, a company that seems to offer automation solutions for 3D printing.
Slant3D has re-invented the ubiquitous 3D printer filament spool, but for some reason it’s not round.
Lighting has always been a consistent issue with 3D printers, and it doesn’t seem to be improving.
When you see the final design of a 3D printer, there have been many decisions made to get it to that state.
SimplyColor3D has now now moved to version 2.0, and it includes a lot more features.
I’ve learned of an amazing form of 3D printing usage that I suspect many construction companies don’t yet know.
3D Systems abruptly sliced off some of its parts this week, selling Cimatron and GibbsCAM.
The message said PLA filament for only US$8.50 / kg — could this be true?
Another eco-friendly 3D printer filament? Hold on, there is a lot more to the story.
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Ganit Goldstein is an Israel designer developing techniques for producing fantastic 3D printed fashions.
This week’s selection is “3D Printers For Woodworkers” by Henry Doolittle.
Create it REAL has received an investment of €3.1M (US$3.6M).
There could be some profound implications coming for additive manufacturing, after a review of the newly announced HP Universal Build Manager, which is powered by Dyndrite.
This week’s selection is the Skafaldo Bowl & Side Table by Unfold.
Responsible Manufacturing is a term you may not have heard before, but you should be hearing a lot more about it in the future.
I had a thought about how belt 3D printing might play out in the future.
It’s been brought to our attention there is a patent on a very unusual 3D printer extruder design.
GoProto announced a new service dedicated to flexible 3D prints, which they call “3DElastoPrint”.
This week Longer launched its latest 3D printer, the Orange 4K, on Kickstarter.
Fusion3 has introduced a new and powerful slicing system for their 3D printers, REACTOR.
Adaptive3D has secured a major investment.
A quirky 3D print experiment from a few years ago seems to be leading towards an amazing plastic IoT future.
Fabrisonic described a very unusual project in which they employed two different 3D printing processes.
Formlabs announced some new resins for their dental and other users.
This week’s selection is “Essential Skills for Scale Modelers” by Aaron Skinner.
Nano Dimension seems to have raised a massive US$50M.
The world is about to see a deluge of belt 3D printers but can they be economically used for low-volume manufacturing?
This week’s selection is the Roomba Riser by Steve Harvey.
I’m reading a post by Markus Seibold about serial production using additive manufacturing and there is a great deal of wisdom in his thoughts.
Researchers at the University of Leiden have been 3D printing microswimmers and are testing all options.
Holders of 3D Systems stock (NYSE:DDD) have been having a bit of fun in the past months, as the stock price has jumped and fallen.
In a today’s 3D printing world it is all too easy to focus too hard on the technical and forget other factors.
Adobe announced the coming availability of a new feature in their Capture app: Scantastic.
EOS announced a new partnership with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) to increase AM skills.
Relativity Space has landed a major client, Lockheed.
NASA has revealed their use of 3D printed parts on the Perseverance rover, currently en route to the planet Mars.
Well, it seems the Pico Hybrid has finally made it!
I spoke with Chengxi Wang of Satori to find out more about their newly launched resin 3D printer.
VELO3D suddenly announced a brand new 3D printer, the Sapphire XC, which is far larger and much faster than their previous 3D printers.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing and Maker Lab for Kids” by Eldrid Sequeira.
3D print startup company 3DQue is offering a “looping kit” to allow for continuous 3D printing on common desktop 3D printers.
I had a chat with the friendly folks at MakerOS to learn about their new “V2” software.
This week’s selection is the Winking Owl Key Holder by Martin Vojak.
Zortrax worked with the European Space Agency to successfully 3D print and test a conductive high-temperature material.
I’m trying out something called “SculptGL”, an online 3D sculpting tool.
I’m now considering whether PLA should be the default 3D printing material for desktop equipment.
Fraunhofer IGD has developed a new type of software for 3D printing that enables use of gradient-style materials.
One of the first question I always hear from 3D printing newbies is “How Big Can I Print?” But that isn’t really a good question.
An incredible demonstration of the capabilities of belt 3D printers has been completed: a 6-meter-long part part has been produced.
Artec 3D announced a new version of Artec Studio 15, the software that drives their popular handheld 3D scanners, and there’s a big surprise in this release.
Farsoon said the company has doubled its revenue so far in 2020, defying the overall economic downturn caused by the pandemic.
This week’s selection is “Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life” by James Victore.
One of our technical readers took a deep dive into the new Powerbelt3D Zero 3D printer kit.
This week’s selection is the “Ultimate Self-adjusting Door Opener 9000” by student Xieshi Zhang, a.k.a. CrazyBlackStone.
There are several ways to obtain 3D printing technology, and one of them is by subscription. But is it for you?
Sinterit announced the availability of a new “comprehensive set of powder tools”, which aims to change the game when acquiring an SLS 3D printer.
I’m reading a newsletter from Diabase Engineering and had a thought about how 3D printing will play out over the long term.
Boom Supersonic’s new XB-1 prototype aircraft turns out to be using plenty of 3D printed parts.
A stray career posting at Tesla has ignited the stocks of certain 3D printer manufacturers.
Alloyed announced the results of a project they’ve undertaken with Honeywell Aviation to assess a new high-temperature metal powder for aerospace applications.
MakerBot announced the availability of a new nylon carbon fiber material for their METHOD series of 3D printers.
I’ve been watching Fabbaloo friend Joel Telling’s series of videos on his testing of the Craftbot FLOW IDEX XL, and the process seems quite familiar to me.
GE Aviation has received official certification from the US FAA for its massive GE9X jet engine.
News this week sees two companies offering different ways to acquire their 3D printer products.
This week’s selection is “Mechanical Behavior of Materials” by Norman Dowling, Stephen Kampe, and Milo Kral.
I just finished reading a fascinating interview with Scott Crump, one of the earliest pioneers of 3D printing, and the inventor of the extrusion process.
I’m proud to announce we have a new regular contributor, Madhumita Chandrasekaran, also known as Madhu.
This week’s selection is the The VOCAL Mask by David Angerman.
Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing microstructures using X-rays.
Researchers have found a way to use 3D printers to produce tensegrity structures.
UK-based RPS announced a new series of industrial 3D printers, the Neo 450 line.
It’s been several days since Autodesk announced big changes to their Fusion 360 Personal licensing program. What reactions have occurred?
It’s been brought to our attention that there is another freely downloadable design for a high-temperature 3D printer.
At long last, PodoPrinter has released full details on their now-named device, the SOLE 3D production printer.
In a blockbuster deal, DSM has agreed to sell their DSM Resins & Functional Materials line of business to Covestro.
I’m reading a fascinating story about how a small motorsport company is using 3D printing in a very different way.
Essentium announced a new solution for filament storage, the Essentium DryBox.
MakerBot has released its 2020 3D Printing Trends Report, and there are some very interesting findings within it.
I’m watching a video of a designer explaining why he’s “quitting Thingiverse”, and this poses questions about MakerBot’s Thingiverse strategy.
This week’s selection is “Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing ” by Vaclav Smil.
3D Hubs announced the creation of not one, but two new logistics centers located in the USA and Europe.
An interesting talk at the third episode of the ongoing 3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey revealed some hints about what may happen in additive manufacturing’s future.
Michigan Tech’s Open Sustainability Technology Lab, or “MOST”, announced an open source, high-temperature 3D printer.
This week’s selection is the Rzhev Memorial 3D scan by Thor3D.
France’s postal service, La Poste, is shutting down their 3D model repository service on October 1st.
There’s another multi-color 3D printer accessory launching: the Co Print.
I’ve been on a bit of a quest to find some truly safe 3D printer resin, and I’m not sure there’s actually such a product.
This week’s question relates to how best to perform 3D printing of footwear, specifically, flip flops.
This week Smart3D International announced an interesting new industrial 3D printer, the Macro. But it turns out the software for this system is even more interesting.
Dassault Systèmes has released SOLIDWORKS 2021, the latest version of the powerful 3D CAD tool.