A new research paper investigates the claim that some 3D printer companies have violated open source licenses.
A very surprising analysis of 3D printed metal versus CNC milling has been completed.
High-energy X-rays shed light on how thermomechanical deformation creates localized microscale phenomena.
Nano Dimension announced they’ve filed a very interesting patent using AI technology.
A fascinating new research paper explores the complexities of 3D printing ceramic materials using the LPBF process.
What’s the latest on the #SpeedBoatRace challenge? We found out.
EOS North America announced today a new service called “Can I 3D Print This?”
A new research tool could unlock access to many new materials, some of which will be suitable for 3D printing.
I had some further thoughts on Anycubic’s latest FFF 3D printer, the Kobra 2.
It turned out that SPACs were not the right way forward for many 3D printing companies.
Wohlers Associates has issued their annual report on additive manufacturing.
3D Spark offers a service that can optimize part production for manufacturers.
3D print analyst firm CONTEXT released a report on the current industry state, and it reveals some interesting trends.
Researchers have now probed the mysteries of metal 3D printing with particle accelerators.
After our story about electroplating last week, we were contacted by RePliForm.
I’ve been reviewing our weekly 3D print company valuation data, and have some interesting results to report.
Researchers have analyzed the long-term durability of the most commonly 3D printed materials, PLA and ABS.
Are 3D printer prices rising or falling? It’s not an easy question to answer.
CASTOR announced a unique environmental feature in their powerful part analysis tool.
CASTOR announced an amazing new capability: analysis of 2D designs.
A recent industry report from CONTEXT indicates major shifts in 3D printer purchases in 2022.
I was curious about the quantity of patents held by several 3D print companies, and decided to investigate.
AddUp announced a rather comprehensive new dashboard for their AM systems.
The 2022 Wohlers report on Additive Manufacturing has been released.
This week’s selection is “Why Buildings Fall Down” by Matthys Levey and Mario Salvadori.
Making business sense of a proposed 3D printing application can be a lot more complex than you might imagine.
We’ve completed an analysis of our 2020 Fabbaloo Reader Survey and here’s what we found.
I’m looking at a report from CONTEXT, who provided some numbers for 3D printer sales in 2020.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider high-tech implications of ongoing PPP loans for businesses.
A startup company has developed services to assist the transition to additive manufacturing technologies by performing a sophisticated analysis of target parts.
Why are so many new metal 3D printing companies and services emerging? There are three main reasons for this growth in additive manufacturing.
Measurement is often seen as non-value-added work. However, if we properly account for the expected costs involved in passing defects on to customers, then the increased value of the product can be clearly shown.
You can lose a great deal of expensive 3D printing powder due to limited recycling abilities. But now there may be a way to optimize additive manufacturing powder recycling.
I’m reading a report on Seeking Alpha describing the stock price journey of 3D Systems, and have some things to add.
A report from Gartner suggests there are a record number of 3D printer manufacturers.
The Diversity For Additive Manufacturing Report #3 report has been released today, International Women’s Day.
I’ve been exploring the latest version of 3DWOX Desktop and bumped into some interesting features.
Researchers at MIT have come up with an ingenious new approach for motion studies using 3D printing.
There seems to be a secret plan by EOS and 3YOURMIND to 3D print a great deal more items than is done today.
There are tons of free utilities available on the internets, and one of them is a free GCODE viewer.
3D printing is quickly transforming from a method for prototyping and making tooling into a technology for manufacturing end parts.
In what could be a very powerful partnership, 3D model analysis firm 3YOURMIND is working with EOS to identify printable parts.
Optimizing mechanical designs is a complex process and now there’s another option for doing so.
Designing a mechanical part requires much more than simply the geometric shape; other factors must be analyzed and accounted for, and that requires powerful software.
Some analysis shows that Carbon’s recent pricing announcement for their M1 “CLIP”-based 3D printer might not be as stratospheric as you might think.
Reading between the lines of 3D Hubs’ latest Trends Report revealed an interesting insight into the state of 3D printer quality.
Is that part you just designed really going to survive the stress of the machine into which it will be installed? Now there’s an easy way to find out.
We previously examined the corporate acquisitions of 3D Systems and Stratasys; now we’ll take a look at what they bought and why they did so.
Peer-to-peer 3D printing network 3D Hubs released its latest report on 3D printing trends.
Sculpteo has done a detailed analysis of the costs involved in choosing whether to use a 3D print service or buy your own 3D printer. We believe their analysis misses one important factor.
3D printer service 3D Hubs knows quite a bit about the state of personal 3D printers because it’s their business. They provide a service where folks with idle 3D printers can accept 3D print work for payment from the public. By tracking the changes in their population of 3D printer participants, 3D Hubs can… Continue reading The Most Popular 3D Printers Are…
We often hear people asking the question “How big an object can you print on that thing?” The answer depends on which personal 3D printer you’re talking about, because they vary in size considerably. The public’s thinking seems to be “bigger is better”. We’re not so sure. Not only do personal 3D printers vary… Continue reading Size Counts?