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Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 16, 2024

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 16, 2024

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

Three Creality 3D Scanning Options for Father’s Day

Three Creality 3D Scanning Options for Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day tomorrow and what might be a great gift idea? How about a 3D scanner to complement a 3D printer?

Understanding Bed Leveling in FFF 3D Printers

Understanding Bed Leveling in FFF 3D Printers

How, exactly, does “bed leveling” work on a FFF 3D printer?

Australian Defence Department Orders Experimental Metal Parts from Aurora Labs

BigRep’s ALTRA 280: A High-Temperature, Large-Format 3D Printer

BigRep’s ALTRA 280: A High-Temperature, Large-Format 3D Printer

BigRep announced a new 3D printer with a twist: it’s a high temperature model.

What is Photogrammetry?

What is Photogrammetry?

Photogrammetry was a potential game-changer, and images are of low quality.

Photocentric Unveils JENI: A High-Speed Modular Resin 3D Printing System for Production

Photocentric Unveils JENI: A High-Speed Modular Resin 3D Printing System for Production

Photocentric announced a new production resin 3D printing system called “JENI”.

Aniwaa’s Comprehensive 3D Printer Manufacturer Chart for 2024

Aniwaa’s Comprehensive 3D Printer Manufacturer Chart for 2024

Aniwaa released an updated comprehensive chart of known 3D printer manufacturers.

Engineered Living Systems: Integrating Polymers with Living Cells for Innovative 3D Printing Materials

Engineered Living Systems: Integrating Polymers with Living Cells for Innovative 3D Printing Materials

I’m reading about a new material category called “engineered living systems”, (ELiS), which involve integrating polymers with living cells.

The Role of 3D Printing in the Skyrocketing Space Market

The Role of 3D Printing in the Skyrocketing Space Market

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how 3D printing has the ability to transform the rapidly growing space market.

Bambu Lab’s 2nd Anniversary Sale: Should You Buy or Wait for New Models?

Bambu Lab’s 2nd Anniversary Sale: Should You Buy or Wait for New Models?

Bambu Lab is having a massive sale on their equipment — but should you buy?

#3DBenchy in Space: NASA Tests Volumetric Process in Weightless Environment

#3DBenchy in Space: NASA Tests Volumetric Process in Weightless Environment

A report describes a NASA experiment to 3D print in space using a volumetric process.

Huge Demand for Massivit’s New Large-Format 3D Printer

Nikon SLM Solutions and Howco Partner to Develop C103 Alloy for AM

Nikon SLM Solutions and Howco Partner to Develop C103 Alloy for AM

Howco Metals Management will also acquire a new SLM 280 metal 3D printer.

Chinese Drone Tariff Planning and the Role of 3D Printing in U.S. Security

Chinese Drone Tariff Planning and the Role of 3D Printing in U.S. Security

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore how 3D printing is transforming drone manufacturing and how Chinese drone tariff planning is influencing the global drone industry.

AI-Assisted 3D Printing: Choosing the Right Material with ChatGPT

AI-Assisted 3D Printing: Choosing the Right Material with ChatGPT

I found an interesting way to use ChatGPT to help me complete a 3D print project.

ESA’s Experiment Proves Feasibility of Metal 3D Printing in Weightless Conditions

3D Systems Doubles Down on Dental Market with Comprehensive Technology Roadmap

3D Systems Doubles Down on Dental Market with Comprehensive Technology Roadmap

3D Systems last week announced a comprehensive strategy for the dental market, and the implications are interesting.

Book of the Week: 3D Printing Unleashed: Every Layer Counts

Book of the Week: 3D Printing Unleashed: Every Layer Counts

This week’s selection is “3D Printing Unleashed: Every Layer Counts” by Felipe Izquierdo.

JobOx to Automate 3D Printing on the Bambu Lab A1 Mini

JobOx to Automate 3D Printing on the Bambu Lab A1 Mini

A curious post on Reddit described a system under development for continuous 3D printing on Bambu Lab desktop 3D printers.

Chip-Based 3D Printing: Volumetric Printing With No Moving Parts

Chip-Based 3D Printing: Volumetric Printing With No Moving Parts

Researchers have developed an entirely different form of 3D printing they call “chip-based”.

Modix Unveils MAMA-1700: A High Speed Large-Format Pellet 3D Printer

Design of the Week: Plant Pot with Hidden Box

Design of the Week: Plant Pot with Hidden Box

This week’s selection is the Plant Pot with Hidden Box by Factorian Designs.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 9, 2024

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 9, 2024

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

Introducing TitanSPEE3D: SPEE3D’s Largest Cold Spray 3D Printer

3D Alliances Launches IMPACT Program to Boost 3D Printer Sales

3D Alliances Launches IMPACT Program to Boost 3D Printer Sales

I’m looking at 3D Alliances’ new “IMPACT” program for 3D printer manufacturers.

STLFLIX: Exploring the Subscription-Based 3D Model Repository

AI PCs are Here. Should Engineers Upgrade?

AI PCs are Here. Should Engineers Upgrade?

The latest generation of engineering computers features new neural processing units (NPUs) to give AI a computational boost—but not all users will benefit equally.

Cloud Challenges: How Do You Give Away a 3D Printer These Days?

Cloud Challenges: How Do You Give Away a 3D Printer These Days?

Giving away an older 3D printer might seem to be an easy thing to do, but it increasingly is not.

Quantica Secures Additional Funding to Advance NovoJet 3D Printing Technology

Quantica Secures Additional Funding to Advance NovoJet 3D Printing Technology

Quantica has raised even more cash to expand their unusual 3D printing technology.

Authentise Boosts Threads with Plyable and Google Docs Integrations

Authentise Boosts Threads with Plyable and Google Docs Integrations

Authentise announced two new integrations for their “Threads” online manufacturing solution.

Cricket and 3D Printing: A Game-Changing Partnership

Cricket and 3D Printing: A Game-Changing Partnership

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how 3D printing technology can revolutionize cricket equipment by enhancing performance, safety and customization in the sport.

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 3

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 3

Our look at the 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D scanner concludes with more operations and final thoughts.

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 2

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 2

Our review of the 3DMakerPro Moose Lite continues with a look at operations.

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 1

Hands On With The 3DMakerPro Moose Lite 3D Scanner, Part 1

We’ve been testing the new Moose Lite 3D scanner from 3DMakerPro.

UTA Explores 3D Printing Homes with Cork and Concrete

UTA Explores 3D Printing Homes with Cork and Concrete

Led by Professor Shadi Nazarian, the research aims to provide affordable, sustainable, and resilient housing in rural Alaska.

Wegovy Profits Fuel Novo Holdings’ Ambitious 3D Bioprinting Ventures

Wegovy Profits Fuel Novo Holdings’ Ambitious 3D Bioprinting Ventures

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how Novo Holdings is channeling the massive success of weight loss drug Wegovy into strategic investments in 3D bioprinting.

Create Complex Sketches Easily with Fusion 360’s Project Salvador AI Plugin

Create Complex Sketches Easily with Fusion 360’s Project Salvador AI Plugin

I’ve been trying out Project Salvador, which is an AI-plugin for Autodesk Fusion 360.

Why CoreXY 3D Printers Outperform Bedslingers: A Practical Demonstration

Why CoreXY 3D Printers Outperform Bedslingers: A Practical Demonstration

I just printed an outstanding example demonstrating why CoreXY 3D printers are much more desirable.

AnkerMake and Slice Engineering Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

AnkerMake and Slice Engineering Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

A lawsuit between Anker and Slice Engineering has been settled.

Book of the Week: Blender 4.0: Precise Modeling for Architecture, Engineering, and 3D Printing

Book of the Week: Blender 4.0: Precise Modeling for Architecture, Engineering, and 3D Printing

This week’s selection is “Blender 4.0: Precise Modeling for Architecture, Engineering, and 3D Printing” by Allan Brito.

FLSUN Unveils Ultra-Fast S1 Delta 3D Printer with Massive Build Volume

FLSUN Unveils Ultra-Fast S1 Delta 3D Printer with Massive Build Volume

FLSUN presented a new and very powerful desktop 3D printer today, the S1.

Lithoz and HiMed Launch Bio Ceramic 3D Printing Center of Excellence in NY

Lithoz and HiMed Launch Bio Ceramic 3D Printing Center of Excellence in NY

Lithoz announced a new center of excellence for bio ceramic 3D printing.

Sculpteo Secures ISO 13485 Certification, Expanding Opportunities in Medical Manufacturing

Sculpteo Secures ISO 13485 Certification, Expanding Opportunities in Medical Manufacturing

Sculpteo announced they’ve achieved a critical certification that could grow their business significantly.

Design of the Week: Overengineered Doorstopper

Design of the Week: Overengineered Doorstopper

This week’s selection is the Overengineered Doorstopper by Thingiverse contributor Darth Biomech.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 2, 2024

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, June 2, 2024

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

HEICO and Wencor: A New Era in Spare Parts and 3D Printing for Aviation

HEICO and Wencor: A New Era in Spare Parts and 3D Printing for Aviation

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discusses HEICO's record-breaking sales, strategic Wencor acquisition, and innovative advancements in PMA spare parts and 3D printing within the aviation industry.

“High Resolution” 3D Printer Resins Exposed: Do They Really Work?

“High Resolution” 3D Printer Resins Exposed: Do They Really Work?

An interesting video popped up, exposing the marketing buzz around “high resolution” 3D printer resins.

ORNL’s Electron-Beam 3D Printer Opens  Tungsten Possibilities

ORNL’s Electron-Beam 3D Printer Opens Tungsten Possibilities

Oak Ridge National Laboratory just did something amazing: 3D printed a complex object in tungsten.

DyeMansion Launches Black Diamond Finishing Hub for Easy Part Dyeing and Smoothing