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BigRep Ships 500th 3D Printer

BigRep hit a huge milestone with the shipment of their 500th 3D printer. We look back on how they got there.

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The Magic Behind Materialise

We had a chat with Materialise’s Stefaan Motte to find out what’s happening at the long-time 3D printing leader. 

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Why We Cover Large and Small 3D Printers

Some may wonder why this publication covers both small-scale DIY 3D printing and at the same time large-scale industrial production additive manufacturing. We explain our thinking.

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The Transformation of Loop 3D

Loop 3D has completely switched gears and after two years has released a powerful industrial 3D printer. We found out all about it and its numerous features.

@carbon3d

The Carbon L1 Ships

Carbon announced they now offer their huge Carbon L1 Production 3D printer for general availability.

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What Makes a 3D Printer “Production”?

Is that a “production” 3D printer? What characteristics make a 3D printer “production”? We present a list of features to help classify additive manufacturing machines.

@FELIXprinters

The Busy Hidden Uses Of 3D Printing

Are there hidden use cases for 3D printing that are incredibly powerful? We’ve found some before, now here’s another one.

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Accelerating Aerospace: Part Two

Additive manufacturing promises to make aircraft fly higher, faster, and more fuel-efficiently than ever before.

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Accelerating Aerospace: Part One

Additive manufacturing promises to make aircraft fly higher, faster, and more fuel-efficiently than ever before.

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BigRep’s Next Big Plans

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

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3D Printing Final Aircraft Parts

Marshall Aerospace and Defense has revealed its use of 3D printing for prototype and final flight parts.

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What Is Industrial 3D Printing?

There isn’t an industry on Earth that won’t be touched, and potentially transformed, by the maturation of 3D printing technology. But for this to happen, additive manufacturing has to migrate from the hobbyist’s desktop to factory floors all across the world.

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Fictiv’s Survey On Production

Fictiv released the results of a survey of their manufacturing clients and found some interesting results.

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30 Years In 3D Printing: A Chat With EOS

This week, EOS celebrates its 30th anniversary. EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher offers a look into operations and a look ahead in industry.

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Funding Makerspaces With 3D Printing?

Engineers from Michigan Technological University and re:3D propose funding makerspaces and FabLabs through 3D printing of commercial objects, but I have some serious concerns about the concept’s viability.

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10 Million MJF Parts

Last year alone, HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology was used to make more than 10 million parts.

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Essentium’s Survey Results

3D printer manufacturer Essentium just released the results of their recent survey on production 3D printing usage.

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The Importance of ISO:9001 in 3D Printing

What does it mean that Ultimaker and Sculpteo — presently two of the better-known names in 3D printing — have both recently achieved ISO:9001 certifications?

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What Is Project MAESTRO?

The EU is sponsoring an interesting 3D print technology project called “MAESTRO”.

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Automakers’ 3D Printing Dedication

3D printing is prominent in the automotive industry. Automakers are starting to lift the veil on the depth of their investments.

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Formlabs’ Form Cell Strategy Working

Formlabs announced the installation of one of their new Form Cell systems at a health care provider, demonstrating the viability of their strategy.

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Bigger Shows Show a Bigger Industry

Manufacturing shows offer a glimpse of the latest and greatest in industry — including when that next big thing is industry itself.

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