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Transforming Goals in 3D Printing: The Rise of User-Friendly Desktop Printers

Transforming Goals in 3D Printing: The Rise of User-Friendly Desktop Printers

I’m seeing what I think is a bit of a transformation of the desktop 3D printer market: buyers are beginning to have different goals.

Meet Halo: The Self-Assembling, Hyper-Efficient Metal 3D Printer from Rosotics

Meet Halo: The Self-Assembling, Hyper-Efficient Metal 3D Printer from Rosotics

A rather unusual metal 3D printer has been announced by Rosotics, the Halo.

Kings 3D to Open New 25 Acre Facility in Pinghu, Zhejiang

Kings 3D to Open New 25 Acre Facility in Pinghu, Zhejiang

The project aims to achieve an annual production of 1,000 3D printers, 5,000 tons of 3D printing materials, and customized 3D printing services.

Beyond Beaches: Tampa’s Rise as a 3D Printing Powerhouse

Beyond Beaches: Tampa’s Rise as a 3D Printing Powerhouse

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discover Tampa's transformation into a tech hub, driven by cutting-edge 3D printing technology revolutionizing its medical and maritime industries.

Dyze Design’s Pulsar Atom and Zephyr Hot Ends for High Flow 3D Printing

Dyze Design’s Pulsar Atom and Zephyr Hot Ends for High Flow 3D Printing

Dyze Design has two very interesting hot ends that address different needs.

Alibre Atom3D: Affordable CAD Solution for 3D Printing Enthusiasts

Alibre Atom3D: Affordable CAD Solution for 3D Printing Enthusiasts

There’s an inexpensive option for 3D CAD you may not have heard of: Alibre Atom3D.

HyDesign by Hyperganic: Simplifying Complex Lattice Generation for 3D Printing

HyDesign by Hyperganic: Simplifying Complex Lattice Generation for 3D Printing

Hyperganic announced today a new tool, HyDesign for lattice generation.

Cutting Costs and Complexity: Velo3D’s CP1 Aluminum Alloy Gains Popularity

Cutting Costs and Complexity: Velo3D’s CP1 Aluminum Alloy Gains Popularity

Velo3D’s new aluminum material is taking hold in their customer base.

The Grand Palais: Bridging Past and Future with 3D Printing

The Grand Palais: Bridging Past and Future with 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore how the Grand Palais in Paris blends its historic grandeur with cutting-edge 3D printing technology in a groundbreaking new exhibition.

Tethon 3D’s Genesis Resin Opens New Possibilities for Ceramic 3D Printing

Tethon 3D’s Genesis Resin Opens New Possibilities for Ceramic 3D Printing

Tethon 3D has some interesting new products, including a material that could be of great interest to all resin 3D printer operators.

Orbital Composites’ Robotic 3D Printers: From Small to Infinitely Scalable Solutions

Orbital Composites’ Robotic 3D Printers: From Small to Infinitely Scalable Solutions

Orbital Composites offers an impressive range of large format robotic 3D printers.

New Research Sheds Light on the Complexities of Ice 3D Printing:

New Research Sheds Light on the Complexities of Ice 3D Printing:

Ice 3D printing has been explored by researchers, and it’s far more complex than one may think.

Design of the Week: Radiolarian Print

Design of the Week: Radiolarian Print

This week’s selection is the Radiolarian print by Nervous System.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, July 21, 2024

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, July 21, 2024

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

Reskilling Revolution: How Germany is Embracing Lifelong Learning

Reskilling Revolution: How Germany is Embracing Lifelong Learning

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider how Germany is spearheading a reskilling revolution, with a surge in adult education and the adoption of 3D printing technologies, ensuring its workforce remains…

Reddit Thread Reveals Alarming Ignorance of Resin 3D Printer Safety Protocols

Reddit Thread Reveals Alarming Ignorance of Resin 3D Printer Safety Protocols

My suspicions of resin 3D printer safety ignorance seem to be confirmed in a lengthy thread this week.

Virtual Foundry’s New Basalt Moon Dust Filament Brings Lunar Surface to Your Prints

Virtual Foundry’s New Basalt Moon Dust Filament Brings Lunar Surface to Your Prints

We had an interesting chat with Virtual Foundry about their latest material.

BigRep’s VIIO 250 G2 and ALTRA 280: Advanced Features for Large Scale 3D Printing

BigRep’s VIIO 250 G2 and ALTRA 280: Advanced Features for Large Scale 3D Printing

BigRep’s new VIIO 250 G2 large format 3D printer has quite a few interesting features.

Dremel’s New 3D50: High-Speed 3D Printer Tailored for Educational Use

Dremel’s New 3D50: High-Speed 3D Printer Tailored for Educational Use

Did you know that Dremel produces 3D printers? They have a new device coming later this year, the 3D50.

Quantica Explores Diverse Applications for NovoJet High-Viscosity Printhead

ChemCubed’s ElectroUV3D for On-Demand PCB Printing

ChemCubed’s ElectroUV3D for On-Demand PCB Printing

Chemcubed is one of the few companies producing Additive Manufactured Electronics (AME) 3D printers.

From Neutrality to NATO: Finland’s Bold Move and the Role of 3D Printing

From Neutrality to NATO: Finland’s Bold Move and the Role of 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi describe how Finland is transforming its defense strategy by integrating 3D printing technology, enhancing military readiness and innovation in response to geopolitical challenges.

Reducing 3D Printer Waste: 10 Tips to Minimizing Filament “Poop”

Reducing 3D Printer Waste: 10 Tips to Minimizing Filament “Poop”

After our story about increasing concerns about 3D printer waste, the question becomes, “what should I do about it?”

Craitor FieldFab: The World’s Most Rugged 3D Printer

Craitor FieldFab: The World’s Most Rugged 3D Printer

We had a close look at what is no doubt the world’s most rugged 3D printer, the Craitor FieldFab.

Is SLS 3D Printing Poised for Growth? Industry Shifts and Low-Cost Options Emerge

Is SLS 3D Printing Poised for Growth? Industry Shifts and Low-Cost Options Emerge

There’s something interesting going on lately in the world of SLS 3D printing.

ChangeMaker 3D to 3D Print Toilet Pods at UK Train Stations

ChangeMaker 3D to 3D Print Toilet Pods at UK Train Stations

The pods comprise three modular wall elements, printed in under five hours using CyBe technology, with 60% less carbon emission than steel alternatives.

From Factory to Front Door: 3D Printing’s Impact on the Logistics Industry

From Factory to Front Door: 3D Printing’s Impact on the Logistics Industry

Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe explore how 3D printing is reshaping the logistics industry by enabling localized production, creating new supply chain opportunities, and optimizing last-mile delivery.

ICON Launches Eco-Friendly 3D Printed Home Project in Texas

Ulendo Expands into LPBF Metal 3D Printing with Heat Compensation Technology

Ulendo Expands into LPBF Metal 3D Printing with Heat Compensation Technology

Ulendo is taking a step into a new set of optimizations: heat compensation.

Xact Metal’s Strategic Partnership Introduces Corrax Steel for Advanced 3D Printed Injection Molds

From Pools to Pickleball: How Swimply is Redefining Backyard Rentals

From Pools to Pickleball: How Swimply is Redefining Backyard Rentals

Preeti Sulibhavi and Maya Gerber take a deep dive into Swimply’s innovative expansion from pool rentals to pickleball courts and how 3D printing is transforming the sports equipment market.

AN3DP: Adaptive Nozzle Changes Diameter On-the-Fly

AN3DP: Adaptive Nozzle Changes Diameter On-the-Fly

Researchers have developed an unusual “adaptive nozzle” for 3D printing.

Colibrium’s Series 3 Binder Jet Could Enable 3D Print Mass Production

Colibrium’s Series 3 Binder Jet Could Enable 3D Print Mass Production

Colibrium has released details about their new Series 3 binder jet metal 3D printing system.

Introducing the DentaJet XL: Stratasys’ New High-Speed Dental 3D Printer

Design of the Week: Propulsive Landing Rocket

Design of the Week: Propulsive Landing Rocket

This week’s selection is the Propulsive Landing Rocket by JRD Propulsion.

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, July 14, 2024

Who’s The Biggest In 3D Printing, July 14, 2024

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

From Spacesuits to 3D Printing: Ingersoll Rand Acquires ILC Dover

From Spacesuits to 3D Printing: Ingersoll Rand Acquires ILC Dover

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi delve into Ingersoll Rand's strategic acquisition of ILC Dover and how it enhances its 3D printing capabilities, driving innovation and growth across industrial and life…

Piocreat G5Ultra: High-Temperature Desktop FGF 3D Printing

Piocreat G5Ultra: High-Temperature Desktop FGF 3D Printing

Piocreat has entered the high temperature 3D printing universe with upgrades to their G5 pellet 3D printer.

What Elegoo’s Centauri Carbon Means for Desktop 3D Printing

What Elegoo’s Centauri Carbon Means for Desktop 3D Printing

What does Elegoo’s new Centauri Carbon mean to the 3D printing industry?

John Dogru Discusses 3D Control Systems’ Advanced 3D Printing Platforms and Security

John Dogru Discusses 3D Control Systems’ Advanced 3D Printing Platforms and Security

3D Control Systems is one of those interesting companies that most people don’t know much about.

3D Printed Tooling Company Aims for Rapid Expansion

3D Printed Tooling Company Aims for Rapid Expansion

Metal 3D printer start-up Mantle focuses on additive manufacturing for precision tooling.

Formlabs Acquires Micronics: Desktop SLS 3D Printer Kickstarter Canceled

Formlabs Acquires Micronics: Desktop SLS 3D Printer Kickstarter Canceled

Formlabs has acquired Micronics: what does this mean for desktop SLS 3D printing?

Swedish Startup Nobula3D Introduces Advanced Glass 3D Printing Method

Swedish Startup Nobula3D Introduces Advanced Glass 3D Printing Method

A Swedish startup is developing a unique glass 3D printing technology.

Morf3D Transformed into Nikon AM Synergy to Drive Metal AM Innovation

Morf3D Transformed into Nikon AM Synergy to Drive Metal AM Innovation

Nikon has been busy transforming one of their 3D print acquisitions, and it’s not SLM Solutions.

From Coal to Clean: The Rise of Hydrogen Steel in the U.S.

From Coal to Clean: The Rise of Hydrogen Steel in the U.S.

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi delve into the Biden Administration's groundbreaking $1 billion investment in hydrogen-powered green steel projects, positioning the U.S. as a leader in sustainable steelmaking.

Polymaker Streamlines Filament Selection with Panchroma and Fiberon Brands

Polymaker Streamlines Filament Selection with Panchroma and Fiberon Brands

Polymaker has changed around their product line, and introduced an incredible new material, PPS-CF10.

Anisoprint’s Advanced Toolchanging 3D Printing for Continuous Carbon Fiber

KATALYST LABS Introduces Parametric Text-to-3D Tool to Simplify CAD Design

KATALYST LABS Introduces Parametric Text-to-3D Tool to Simplify CAD Design

A new text-to-3D tool has surfaced with a big difference: it’s parametric.

3D Systems and Precision Resource Enter Metal AM Partnership

3D Systems and Precision Resource Enter Metal AM Partnership

Leveraging 3D Systems’ Direct Metal Printing (DMP) platform to catalyze metal AM applications in high-criticality markets.

Breaking New Ground: The Role of 3D Printing in Modern Landscape Architecture

Breaking New Ground: The Role of 3D Printing in Modern Landscape Architecture

Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discover how SKAPA’s Innovation Tour showcased the potential of 3D printing technology to create customized and sustainable landscape features.