Tatjana Popovic, M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, graduated from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, department for Production Engineering, Belgrade University.
3D Printing The Deep Underground
Researchers are using 3D printing to better understand the underground flow of fluids.
Project Hopes To Optimize Pharmaceutical Production With 3D Printed Ceramics
The NESSIE project is attempting to optimize large scale production of pharmaceuticals by using advanced technologies, focusing on 3D printed ceramics.
Springing Up With A New Fabbaloo
Welcome to the new Fabbaloo, as we’ve moved over to a new WordPress platform!
Spring Cleaning At Fabbaloo
We have something up our sleeves here at Fabbaloo.
5 Industries That Benefit From Ceramics 3D Printing
What makes ceramics such a valuable 3D printing material? Here’s how it’s benefiting five essential industries.
Inside Arevo’s New-Style Manufacturing Approach
I spoke with AREVO’s Tuan Tranpham to find out the secrets of AREVO’s advanced manufacturing service.
Creality’s New CR-6 SE 3D Printer Sports Several Unusual Features
Next week Creality launches their latest desktop 3D printer, the CR-6 SE, on Kickstarter and the device includes some amazing new features we’ve never seen previously.
3D Printing the Strongest Steel
The US Air Force, in concert with scientists from Texas A&M University, developed a novel way of 3D printing the strongest type of steel.
Start Your Own 3D Printer Farm With RaiseOcto
Raise3D has opened up their RaiseCloud to third party devices, making it possible for anyone to build a 3D printer farm.
Shiruba Prototypes Aquarium Filters With SLS 3D Printing
One company that’s recently leveraged the ability of 3D printing to produce prototypes is Taiwan-based Shiruba, makers of the Power Aquarium line of water filters.
“Samsung Rising”: Book And Bioprinting Future
Charles R. Goulding dives into the book Samsung Rising.
All About Polygonica’s Mesh Handling Toolkit
Polygonica provides a powerful set of mesh processing tools that can be embedded in any other software. We spoke to a representative to find out who uses this software.
This Electroluminescent Paint Lights Up When You Pass A Current Through It
LumiLor is an electroluminescent paint that emits light via an electric current, just the thing for amazing 3D prints.
Stratasys’ Latest In Full-Color 3D Printing: Meet The J55
A new small-footprint full-color 3D printer has emerged from Stratasys.
Progress With Desktop Metal’s Newest 3D Printing Systems
In the last few months, Desktop Metal has introduced its Shop System and Fiber setup; we caught up to discuss progress and updates.
Thoughts From The 3D Printing Store
We had a chat with Debra Wilcox of The 3D Printing Store to find out her thoughts on 3D printing sales, operations during the crisis and the future of 3D printing in manufacturing.
More Engineering Materials From MakerBot
MakerBot announced the availability of two new materials for their METHOD X platform, including PC-ABS and a fire-resistant version.
Kimberly Arcand: “3D Modeling Deep Space Objects Based Is Challenging”
Kimberly Arcand is one of the world’s preeminent experts in astronomy visualization and has been a pioneer in 3D printing and virtual reality applications in this field.
MJF 3D Printing Gains Vibrance With DyeMansion Color Launch
A new post-processing option is adding vibrant color capabilities to 3D printed parts made with HP’s MJF technology.
VELO3D Raises US$28M, Sets Sights On Expansion
VELO3D just received a huge US$28M investment round. What will they do with all that cash? We have some ideas.
3Diligent CEO: “It’s A Wild Time To Be Introducing Products”
3Diligent has announced updates to its Industry 4.0 software and services; the CEO fills us in on what these mean for procurement and manufacturing shops.
Free Access To Fusion 360 — For A Short Time
Autodesk is offering use of their powerful CAD tool, Fusion 360, at no charge for a limited time to help emergency COVID-19 efforts.
Book of the Week: Design for Additive Manufacturing
This week’s selection is “Design for Additive Manufacturing” by Martin Leary, who explains the economics of 3D printing and how to apply them through CAD design.
Haute Fabrication’s Virtual 3D Printing Factory
Haute Fabrication has a very interesting take on automating metal 3D printing using robotics and virtual reality.
SLM Solutions Continues To Reconfigure, Focus On The US Market
SLM Solutions is only looking ahead with internal restructuring and an upcoming metal 3D printing machine release.
3D Printing Drug Compounding Becomes More Relevant During The Coronavirus Crisis
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine drug compounding with 3D printing technology.
A Predictive Way To 3D Print Martensitic Steel
Researchers have found a way to predict the effectiveness of 3D printing martensitic steel.
Design of the Week: DIY 3D Scanner
This week’s selection is the OpenScan DIY 3D Scanner.
A $59 3D Printer?
The 3DFORT is an ultra-low-cost desktop 3D printer on Kickstarter. We have some thoughts on this development.
3D Printing A Bacterial Cellulose Hydrogel Matrix
Researchers have found a way to produce 3D media for bacterial cultures using 3D printing that uses cellulose as the material.
Cosmonauts Bioprinting Rat Parts On Space Station
Cosmonauts are attempting to 3D print bone tissue using a bioprinter on the space station.
Rapid-Fire Wrapup: The 3D Printing Community Is Thriving
Yesterday, Fabbaloo held our Rapid-Fire Interview Day, through which we spoke with three dozen 3D printing industry participants.
An Unusual Method To Capture Global Scenes In 3D
A software hack allows export of 3D data from Google Maps for use in other 3D modeling programs.
An Unusual 3D Printer Design From Formon
The Formon Core desktop 3D printer includes one of the most unusual motion systems I’ve yet seen.
Free 3D Printable “Maker Mask” Receives Federal Approval
A former Microsoft executive leveraged his connections to achieve certification for a 3D printable respirator mask that makers can download and manufacture on their 3D printers.
Question of the Week: How To Learn About 3D Printing
This week’s question is about how to learn 3D printing from the beginning.
Guest Posting On Fabbaloo
Did you know we accept stories from readers? Anyone with a good idea that meets our guidelines is welcome to submit a story proposal on a 3D print topic to Fabbaloo.
3D Technologies And Healthcare Accessibility
From providing new methods for conducting healthcare appointments to improving diagnostics, 3D technologies promise improved quality of life for patients with a vast array of health needs.
Encouraging Continued 3D Printing Innovation Throughout The Coronavirus Pandemic
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look to 3D printing for innovation in tough times.
Vuforia Spatial Toolbox Is a New App to Visualize and Control Machines
New software allows machines to be controlled through an augmented reality (AR) interface. Could this control 3D printers as well?
When One Door Closes, A Touchless Door Opens (With The Help Of 3D Printing)
Charles R. Goulding looks to a future of touchless doors, helped along with 3D printing.
Sonda SYS Lands In North America
Sonda SYS has made arrangements to open up sales of their line of 3D printers in North America, gaining a new audience for their unusual SL02 dual-size machine.
Sinterit Cleans Up SLS 3D Printing Operation With 3 New Devices
SLS 3D printing can be a messy endeavor.
Dassault Systèmes Introduces Flow-Driven Design System
Dassault Systèmes introduced a new workflow to optimize generative design that is 10x faster than previous methods.
Rachel Davis: “I Found My Passion For Polymer Science In High School”
Rachel is a polymer scientist with five years of work experience formulating resins for stereolithographic 3D printing.
Browser-based SelfCAD Adds Load of New Features, New Pricing for Education
SelfCAD offers a simple-to-use web-based 3D modeling service that is suitable for almost everyone.
A Few Considerations For Virtual Events
We’ve been discussing a lot about virtual 3D printing events lately, as current global circumstance is keeping us physically separated.
The Very Good Reason 3D Printed Parts Were Found In The Tesla Model Y
3D printed parts have been found inside a brand-new Tesla Model Y, and there’s a very good reason for them to be there.
High-Speed Functional 3D Printing Materials Partnership
Nexa3D has announced a materials partnership with Henkel.
There’s Going To Be A Lot More QIF
QIF is the Quality Information Framework, and additive manufacturing will see a lot more of it in the future.
3D Printing Events Could Fall Apart From The Inside
The fate of major 3D printing conferences in 2020 is unclear with the ongoing virus outbreak. We have thoughts on what it could mean.
ExOne Adds New Metal Materials for Industrial 3D Printing
ExOne’s X1 160PRO metal 3D printer will be used for research and development by institutions.
Book of the Week: Raspberry Pi Cookbook
This week’s selection is the “Raspberry Pi Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions 3rd Edition” by Simon Monk.
Peopoly Introduces Two New Phenom 3D Printers
Hong Kong-based Peopoly has just expanded its Phenom 3D printer line.
Join Fabbaloo This Thursday For Rapid-Fire 3D Printing Interviews And Virtual Networking
Fabbaloo’s Rapid-Fire Interview Day is coming up this Thursday, 23 April!
An Unlikely Partnership: LulzBot And The Palette
Mosaic Manufacturing has partnered with LulzBot to permit use of the Palette multi-color filament splicer on selected 3D printers.
Analyzing Trade Show ROI Metrics
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi dig into the metrics of return on investment from trade shows.
MakerOS’ Overflow COVID-19 Network
MakerOS has quickly created an effective cloud-based system to handle dynamic orders for 3D printed PPE.
Design of the Week: Artemis Top
This week’s selection is the Artemis Top by designer Stéphanie Santos.
Who Knew 3D Printed Corals Could Be So Complex?
Researchers at Cambridge and UCSD have developed a sophisticated method of 3D printing living coral reefs.
Time To Switch To 3D Printing For Touchless Bathroom Design
Charles R. Goulding looks into the use of 3D printing to make public bathroom spaces “touchless.”
Smart Construction Parts Possible With Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing
Anisoprint and one of their clients have developed a very unusual method of making self-sensing construction parts using 3D printed continuous carbon fiber.
Fabbaloo: Rapid-Fire Interview Day
Fabbaloo will be hosting a day of virtual interviews to touch base directly with 3D printing companies and catch up on their latest.
The Expanding World Of Metal 3D Printing Filaments
A company offers a wide variety of sinterable metal 3D printer filaments, far more than I had imagined.
The Coronavirus Crisis, Deep Cleaning, and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi dive into deep cleaning and the place of 3D printing therein.
Creo 7.0 Adds Generative Design and More
PTC has revealed details of the latest Creo release, Creo 7.0, available on April 14.
2020: The Year Of The 3D Printing Webinar
Yes, we’ll primarily remember 2020 as the Year of Pandemic, but it’s quickly taking on another face: the Year of the 3D Printing Webinar.
How To Significantly Reduce Use Of 3D Print Support Material
I’ve bumped into a very interesting technique that could save an enormous amount of support material and 3D printing time.
Converting The Boeing Supply Chain To Electric Boat Submarines
Charles Goulding examines the redistribution of aerospace suppliers to submarines, and how they can benefit from industrial 3D printing expertise.
Vagon.io is the New Cloud Computer for Designers, Engineers, and 3D Professionals
A new cloud-based virtual desktop service could provide a platform to perform high performance 3D work.
5 Minutes Of 3D Printing Kills Coronavirus On Contact Surfaces
One of the benefits of 3D printing that’s kept the technology in the front lines against COVID-19 has been its speed — and now we need to look at SPEE3D too.
COVID-19: A Tipping Point For Additive Manufacturing
A conversation in industrial 3D printing proved revealing as to the place of this advanced manufacturing technology in crisis and beyond.
Solitude and Creativity
Potential benefits from this crisis are far and few between. It will be nice if creativity supported by 3D printing is one of them.
States Request Removal of 3D Printed Weapon Designs
In a story that’s been unfolding for quite a few years, nearly half the states in the US have petitioned the US federal government to remove 3D printable weapon models.
COVID-19/Coronavirus Product Design and 3D Printing Challenge
Cad Crowd’s COVID-19 design contest has revealed many interesting 3D printable designs.
Michaella Janse Van Vuuren: “I Believe An Arts Approach In Developing Countries Can Make A Difference”
Dr. Michaella Janse van Vuuren has excelled in multiple disciplines from her PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town in Computer vision and post doctorate in medical implant design at the Central University of Technology to being an internationally renowned 3D print designer, artist and an innovator in education.
VELO3D Launches Tall Metal 3D Printer
VELO3D announced a new, much taller Sapphire metal 3D printer that enables 3D printing metal parts for automotive, aerospace and oil & gas.
ANSI COVID-19 Equipment Standards Released, But…
ANSI has released several official standards related to the production of emergency medical equipment to address the COVID-19 process, which may apply to 3D printed components.
Job Shop and 3D Printing Services vs Product Production
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers takes a look at pandemic production.
Book of the Week: Integrating 3D Modeling, Photogrammetry and Design
This week’s selection is “Integrating 3D Modeling, Photogrammetry and Design” by David Halbstein.
3D Printing Short Circuits Supply Chain Woes?
Could 3D printing strategies overcome supply chain challenges? It seems that one company has done exactly that.
GE Additive Adapts With Polymer 3D Printing To Face COVID-19
A 3D printing company best known for its metal additive manufacturing has turned to a plastic solution to help produce much-needed PPE solutions.
Get Ready for Global Marshall Plans & Helicopter Drops
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines 3D printing business possibilities in the face of economic uncertainty.
The VentCore Open Source Ventilator Project
A new design for an open source ventilator that can be partially 3D printed has surfaced, but there are many cautions required before building it.
Design of the Week: Strawberry Planter
This week’s selection is the Strawberry Planter by Joel Telling.
Prusa Releases Glimpse Of Future Farm System
Josef Prusa dropped some big hints about their upcoming 3D printer farm software and we speculate on what’s to come next.
Waymo’s Driverless Car $30 Billion Valuation and Business Model
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines driverless car market opportunities for 3D printing.
Shapeways’ Unique Advantage In The Crisis
Shapeways has two unique advantages that allow them to provide PPE to healthcare professionals, and they are not what you think they are.
3D Printing + Injection Molding: COVID-19 Collaboration Scales Up Within A Week
Scaling up production to help in the fight against pandemic poses certain challenges — that are increasingly possible to overcome.
How To Coordinate COVID-19 Parts Production
A group in Huntsville, Alabama has developed a sophisticated system for collecting, cleaning and distributing emergency medical equipment 3D printed by individual supporters.
Traditional Ventilator Manufacturers Seek To Scale Up And Simplify Production
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines ventilator manufacture picking up with 3D printing.
3D Printed Rocket Engine Serves as Proof of Concept
Hyperganic 3D printed a rocket engine prototype that was designed using an Excel spreadsheet and a novel algorithm.
How To Use A 3D Print Temperature Tower
One of the key techniques that should be used by 3D printer operators is the “Temperature Tower”. We explain how to use them.
The Collaboration We Need: Consortium Propels 3D Printed COVID-19 Test Swabs
With so many 3D printing efforts arising to fight the pandemic, it takes a lot for a new solution to stand out. This is that story.