FabbalooLogo
3degrees

TRACE: Traceability In 3D Printing

As 3D printing continues to industrialize, quality management and traceability are increasingly in focus — and that’s just what TRACE software offers.

diversity

3D Printing: A Step For STEM In Girls’ Education

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and STEAM (adding in the Arts) education is more important than ever for the next generation — but it isn’t always accessible, or equitable.

dassault

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Debuts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the annual update of SOLIDWORKS is out.

concept

3D Printed Cups Demonstrate An OJ Circular Economy

One of the phrases we’re hearing a lot right now is “circular economy” — and it turns out 3D printing with orange peel-based plastic is a good illustration of what that means.

food

$6M For 3D Printed “Meat”?

3D printing is redefining manufacturing; why not also redefine meat? That’s exactly what a young Israel-based company, aptly called Redefine Meat, proposes to do — and they’ve just pulled in a $6 million investment to do so.

markforged

Peak Testing For 3D Printed Parts

SolidEngineer CEO Björn Lindwall successfully scaled Mount Everest using 3D printed climbing gear and equipment, showing peak testing in real-world conditions.

$GE Additive in Australia

GE Additive Goes Down Under

Focus is on Australia as GE Additive has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the New South Wales Government to bring industrial 3D printing capabilities to the new Aerotropolis project.

$additive manufacturing inspection

Auburn X-Rays 3D Printed Parts

A $1.5M grant is setting Auburn University up to enhance its metrology efforts for additive manufacturing.

$3D printing weapons

The Business/Ethical Quandary Of 3D Printing Weapons

Should 3D printing companies be taking a stance regarding the production of weapons? Companies like Materialise and Carbon are well known for their no-weapons policies; others welcome defense contracts.

@jannekyttanen

Counterpoint: Nobody Owns Their Ideas

We recently published an article based on a well-known artist’s experience in seeing her work stolen and sold without permission; now we’ve heard from another well-known artist who essentially says there’s no such thing as design theft.

$3D printed golf accessory

How A Mohawk Can Help On The Putting Green

Startup CDJ Designs has introduced the Mohawk golf aligner, a 3D printed solution set to help putting accuracy on the golf course.

$generative design for 3D printing

Matters At ParaMatters

Generative design is advancing toward more automated design solutions for additive manufacturing. ParaMatters’ CTO provides a look into what’s new with CogniCAD’s cloud-based generative design software.

$SLM Solutions operations

SLM Solutions’ Operations Updates

I recently visited SLM Solutions North America, and during that visit learned more about how the company has been updating its operations and strategies.

$ceramic 3D printing

3D Printing Ceramics Without Binders

Aerosint is taking steps to make ceramic 3D printing more robust with a binder-free powder bed process.

$stealing 3D design files

It Should Be Obvious: Don’t Steal 3D Files

Designer Melissa Ng of Lumecluster recently saw her own design files for sale on a 3D design repository. The problem was she has never sold her files.

$3D printed motorbike parts

CRP Races On

Energica Motor Company’s Ego Corsa electric motorbikes had a strong showing at the MotoE races, following setbacks in manufacturing.

$Bioprinting investment

Investing In Holographic 3D Printing

San Francisco-based biotechnology company Prellis Biologics has raised $8.7M in a Series A funding round. Holographic bioprinting is leading to new milestones and steps forward in 3D printed tissue and organs.

$Source Form

3D Printing From Crowdsourced Data

A new project from Virginia Tech is perhaps the closest we’ve yet come to 3D printing as a Star Trek Replicator.

$Xometry and Alibaba.com

On-Demand Manufacturing And eCommerce

3D printing is part of a growing on-demand manufacturing ecosystem that is in turn set to become part of the even larger eCommerce industry as Xometry and Alibaba.com announce a partnership.

$NXT Factory automated SLS

NXT Factory’s Intelligent SLS 3D Printing

We vistied NXT Factory in Ventura, California for a look inside their new high-speed, high-temperature automated SLS 3D printing systems.

$Fortify Series A

$10M Investment Fortifies Fortify

Fortify has announced a successful Series A round, raising $10 million, readying the company for growth in high-strength composite 3D printing.

$3D Pioneers Challenge

Winners: 2019 3D Pioneers Challenge

The prestigious 3D Pioneers Challenge has announced winners for the 2019 contest, awarding more than €40,000 to innovative projects.

$Student Grant winners

Winners: 2019 3D Hubs Student Grant

Winners have been announced in 3D Hubs’ Student Grant design contest highlighting student work in product design, transportation, sustainability, robotics, and healthcare.

$High-Speed 3D Printing

What’s Next For Nexa3D

Nexa3D is taking its high-speed SLA 3D printers to market, ramping up production and expanding floor space. We have a look inside operations straight from Ventura, CA.

$Nano Dimension results

Tough Times For Nano Dimension

Following disappointing financial results, Nano Dimension is facing strategic review — and 20% layoffs.

$Xometry investment

Make That $55M For Xometry

Xometry has announced an additional investment into its Series D funding, bringing the total for the round to a cool $55M.

#sponsored

The SLM Solutions Story

SLM Solutions traces its history back to the history of SLM 3D printing and is looking forward to a new chapter in metal additive manufacturing.

$XponentialWorks portfolio

Experiencing XponentialWorks

XponentialWorks is an investment, advisory, and development company for advanced technologies including 3D printing: an exclusive inside look at operations.

$carbon funding

Carbon’s $260M Growth Funding

With more than $260 million just announced in a growth funding round, Carbon has now raised more than $680 million — bringing their valuation to $2.4 billion.

$bigrep 3D printer

BigRep’s Next Big Plans

We caught up recently with BigRep for more on their next steps in development.

3D Systems

Figure 4 In Action

3D Systems’ Figure 4 system is up and running at Rapid Application Group.

$nscrypt bioprinting

Ruggedized Bioprinting

An nScrypt bioprinter is ready for desert conditions to test in-the-field critical care.

$optomec lens

Optomec Eyes Opportunity

We recently caught up with Optomec for a chat about opportunities in the 3D printing industry.

Keep up to date on 3D Printing technologies

We're Learning a lot about 3D printing and So will you

Subscribe to our mailing list and make better 3D print decisions