A surprising thing is happening on Kickstarter: tons of money for 3D printers.
I’ve been wondering why PLA is still the most popular 3D printing material, and have some thoughts.
Charles R. Goulding and Matt Selman examine how a recent increase in robotic system sales might affect 3D printing activity.
I’ve been playing with the power recovery feature on some desktop 3D printers, and realized how complex this feature can be.
As the manufacturing world continues to evolve, additive manufacturing offers solutions to achieve sustainable manufacturing.
I caught a glimpse of a potential future for 3D modeling tools, and it’s breathtaking.
I sat in on a discussion with HP executives and users to learn more about the company’s work with industrial additive manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at ways 3D printing could be used to offset inflationary factors.
Charles Goulding & Andressa Bonafe examine the possibilities of 3D printing with the metaverse.
Charles R. Goulding reviews The Exponential Age, which places 3D printing at the forefront of transformation.
What are some interesting ways that MakerBot and Ultimaker could fit together?
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look at how those in automotive companies might take advantage of current economic conditions to advance 3D print technology.
Those categories would be “dangerous” and “less dangerous”.
Charles Goulding & Andressa Bonafe examine how NFTs could make considerable use of 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the possibility of using 3D printing to create sampuru.
Charles R. Goulding looks at recent defense spending changes in the UK and how that may affect use of 3D printing.
What’s your print time? If you’re using a resin 3D printer, it’s longer than you think.
There’s always been a divide between the world of part production and the world of prototyping, but in recent times the gap between them is closing.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at the influence of retail change on 3D printing.
Prices of almost everything are rising, but how can you tell if 3D printer prices are rising?
There are dozens of different software tools to produce 3D models for 3D printing, but all fall into four categories.
Prices are rising everywhere these days, and one has to wonder if 3D printing will follow that same path.
Here are my thoughts on seven completely new features I’d like to see on desktop resin 3D printers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how capital expenditures will increase after the pandemic and how they could benefit 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi have some thoughts about what might transpire in the world of 3D printing during 2022.
What are the remaining barriers to mass use of additive manufacturing?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest more use of 3D printing for toy manufacturing could be considered.
I’ve been wondering about the actual logistics of using 3D printing in military settings, and its a bit more gray than black and white.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how construction 3D printing might avert future disasters.
Fabbaloo readers are highly likely to own a 3D printer they operate themselves, but why don’t other people have them, too?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi predict areas of interest for 3D printing based on the recent CES event.
Many Asia-based desktop 3D printer manufacturers suffer from a key limitation that holds back their growth.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at recent mergers in the transportation industry and see how they could benefit from 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how buildings could be 3D printed on another planet.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger look at how a children’s TV show pivot could make good use of 3D printing technology.
A resurgence in popularity for vinyl music coincided with the democratization of 3D printing technologies.
Well, well — it’s the beginning of another year, and time for some forward thinking.
The year 2021 has ended, and it’s time to look back to see what happened in 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger look at how 3D technology usage could increase at J&J.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi see an opening for additional 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how leasing moves could affect the production of 3D printed aviation parts.
BigRep published an interesting piece explaining how they break down the features in “smart 3D printing”.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology could be used in the children’s entertainment business.
Charles Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how 3D printing technology might alleviate some of the current construction procurement challenges.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing countless industries, and its machine learning capabilities are capable of transforming additive manufacturing as well.
Charles R. Goulding and Harry Foxman look at how the pandemic could encourage fashion makers to use more 3D printing technology.
Last week Prusa Research unveiled their new Original Prusa XL large format 3D printer, and there are a number of interesting implications.
Charles R. Goulding and Mindy Zhu look at how 3D printing could capitalize on the Squid Game craze.
The business case for using additive manufacturing has always been challenging for many industries, but now things are becoming much clearer.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing by Texas A&M students.
For many years, construction 3D printing has been mostly experimental or demonstrative. Now, that may be changing.
3D printing innovations have had a positive impact on so many different industries.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine the relationship between increased interest in ESG and additive manufacturing.
Another week and more news on a dedicated cleaning station. But why so many announcements?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibilities and risks of using 3D printing to overcome supply chain challenges.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the relevance of DIY 3D printing projects.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibiliites of 3D printing for the bicycle industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the value of 3D printing technology for Allbirds, a footwear manufacturer.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the challenging state of affairs in large scale manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at the implications of Desktop Metal potentially competing with their own clients.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing may be affected by the current Taiwan situation.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi investigate the possibilities of 3D printing in the textile industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at two different equipment manufacturers and how they use 3D printing technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the growth of 3D printing in Singapore.
A post by OMD3D shows yet another way to avoid material waste with 3D printing.
Three 3D print companies are using social media in different ways to reach their audience.
Charles R. Goulding & Ryan Donley examine reasons why high-end automakers might be falling behind.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the coronavirus situation in Vietnam and how it has affected supply chains.
Andressa Bonafe and Charles Goulding investigate the possibilities for using 3D printing in infrastructure in developing countries.
Andressa Bonafe y Charles Goulding investigan las posibilidades de utilizar la impresión 3D en la infraestructura de los países en desarrollo, en español.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine examine a new technology for recycling thermoplastics.
A new 3D printer announcement this week demonstrates once again how similar the paths many 3D printer manufacturers take.
Desktop 3D printers have evolved significantly in the 10+ years they’ve been on the market, but there are many more features they need to include.
3D printing of certain reflective metals is a difficult challenge for some processes.
Charles R. Goulding and Mindy Zhu look at the relationship between country demographics and additive manufacturing futures.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing of toys has taken off during the pandemic.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi envision a new application for 3D printing.
With the recent hacks into our infrastructure cyber systems, and the hefty ransom paid to the nefarious hackers, cybersecurity has come to the forefront of the political debate.
How complex is reverse engineering, and is it a major activity?
Prusa Research published a highly detailed piece explaining how they managed to dramatically speed up their latest resin 3D printer.
Competition. From natural selection to business, competition has always been a part of life.
Tecnica provided an interesting explanation of a common issue in SLS 3D printers, and their unique solution.
I had a thought about the equipment being used by 3D print services.
With the increasing emphasis on sustainability in industry, 3D printing may have to look towards unusual solutions.
Resin 3D printing isn’t nearly as popular as FFF 3D printing even though it’s widely available. Why is that so?
Robots can pick up on BIM precision and you don’t have to worry about their safety.
I had a thought about the 3D printed weapons issue that just won’t go away.
The challenges facing SMEs as they enter the 3D printing world are deeper than I had imagined.
In the near future, there may be complications for companies as increasing numbers of home-built spare parts are produced.
Recently there seems to be an uptick in rumors of a possible Prusa MK4 desktop 3D printer.
After seeing this incredible 3D print, you realize what is truly possible with FFF technology.
Shapeways has been gradually transforming over the past few years.
It’s summer in the northern hemisphere, and that means one thing: Heat, and lots of it.
An Israeli cultured meat startup has opened a huge production facility to bring their edible products to market.
Daylight resin is a rare sight in the world of 3D printing today, but could it become more popular?