This week’s question is all about large-format 3D printing.
The Water Problem: How 3D Printing Can Help Fight Water Scarcity
Charles R. Goulding and Valentina Alzate look at several companies using 3D printing to help solve the growing water crisis.
The Biggest Removable Print Plate Ever: BigRep
I saw the biggest removable print plate ever.
BigRep Launches Factory Tooling System
You can now use BigRep FLOW to quickly create tooling for factories with no CAD experience.
BigRep’s Four Levels of Smart 3D Printing
BigRep published an interesting piece explaining how they break down the features in “smart 3D printing”.
BigRep Updates Flagship 3D Printers
BigRep announced new versions of their flagship 3D printers, the BigRep ONE and BigRep Pro.
BigRep Partners With Teton Simulation for SmartSlice Integration
BigRep announced an important collaboration with Teton Simulation.
BigRep Gets Into Construction 3D Printing
BigRep announced a step into an entirely new field for the company: construction 3D printing.
The Unusual Rotary Piston Extruder Needs To Be Used
It’s been brought to our attention there is a patent on a very unusual 3D printer extruder design.
Two Companies Offer New 3D Printer Acquisition Programs
News this week sees two companies offering different ways to acquire their 3D printer products.
Reimagining The Supply Chain With Large-Format 3D Printing
As the global supply chain is focusing on transitioning for better agility, large-format 3D printing from BigRep offers a few interesting ways to integrate advanced manufacturing throughout operations.
New Mainstream Media Documentary Suggests 3D Printing Is For Manufacturing
There’s an interesting mainstream media video exploring the current state of 3D printing that poses some interesting opportunities.
BigRep Releases Two New 3D Print Materials
BigRep announced the availability of two new materials for their large-format 3D printers, ABS and ASA, and this could open up many more new applications.
The Rise Of Sustainability In 3D Printing
There’s a new trend washing over the 3D print industry these days: sustainability. We discuss several aspects and offer a prediction.
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.
Giant DIY 3D Printer Demonstrates The Challenges Facing 3D Printer Manufacturers
What happens to large-format 3D printer manufacturers when any enthusiast can quickly build a similarly large device? We have some ideas.
BigRep’s New 3D Printing “Eco Focus”
BigRep has discovered something important for the future of 3D printing, and it could cause many more companies to take a big shift towards eco-friendly products.
A Big Loss For The 3D Printing Community
BigRep suddenly announced the passing of their founder, René Gurka.
BigRep’s Next Big Plans
We caught up recently with BigRep for more on their next steps in development.
A Ride with BigRep
Sometimes getting hands-on with a company means riding a bike around an exhibit floor.
ADAPT to Define the Times: A Chat with MIT on the Future of Additive Manufacturing
A new industry-facing consortium is focused on a collaborative approach to invent the future of additive manufacturing.
Thoughts on BigRep’s New MXT Extruder
Last week BigRep announced a series of new machines, but what caught my interest most was their MXT extruder.
BigRep’s Big News: Two New Industrial 3D Printers
BigRep has announced two new MXT-powered industrial 3D printers: the PRO and EDGE.
BigRep Continues to Make Big Plans
We caught up with BigRep recently on a busy 2018.
BIgRep Takes BigStep Towards Production 3D Printing
Berlin-based BigRep announced a relationship with Bosch Rexroth to allow their 3D printers to work within industrial production operations.
BigRep Working on Unusual Extruder
According to insiders, it seems that BigRep is secretly developing a potentially revolutionary new 3D printer extruder.
BigRep Explores Large-Scale Flexible Prints
BigRep has taken an interesting step by introducing a flexible material.
What Happens When Flexible Gets Large
BigRep announced a new material that has my mind buzzing about what might happen.
BASF Takes a Huge Step – With BigRep
BASF and BigRep announced a blockbuster deal yesterday, or at least we think so.
An Interesting Angle on Metal Prototyping
Prototyping has long been a key application for 3D printing, but here’s a new approach.
7 questions with Frank Marangell
BigRep recently announced the appointment of Frank Marangell as their President of US Operations and the Executive Vice President of Global Sales.
That Didn’t Take Long: Marangell Joins BigRep
Well, that certainly didn’t take long: Frank Marangell has been hired by BigRep.
What is This 3D Printer Doing in a Museum?
While strolling through a museum the other day, I literally stepped on a gigantic 3D printer. What was it doing there?
BigRep Makes a Speedy 3D Printing Filament
BigRep’s focus recently has been all about print speed, and now they’re using a new filament technology to achieve more rapid prints.
BigRep Solves Their Own Problem and Everyone Else’s Too
BigRep introduced a new 3D printer filament that could make life much easier for many 3D print operators.
BigRep’s New Investor: Is Metal 3D Printing in the AIr?
Berlin-based startup BigRep has obtained a significant investment from Klöckner & Co, posing some interesting questions.
Design of the Week: Monument for the 308
This week’s selection is the astonishingly huge “Monument for the 308” sculpture by Andreas Greiner.
A Big Perspective On BigRep
We’ve been following the development of BigRep for some time now, and at this point the company is a significant player in the 3D space.
Usually we see 3D printer companies making ever-larger devices. But now the maker of a large unit produces a smaller unit.
BigRep Releases Long-Awaited Large-Format Plastic
BigRep has solved a major barrier to large-format 3D printing in a very ingenious way.
BigRep Fine-Tunes Their Large-Scale 3D Print Strategy
We spoke with BigRep CEO Rene Gurkas recently and learned more about the company’s strategy and upcoming moves.
Seven Questions With BigRep CEO René Gurka
We spoke with BigRep CEO René Gurka, whose company produces the gigantic BigRep ONE 3D printer to find out how the company has changed and where it’s headed.
BigRep Scores Huge Investment: Can They Get Even Bigger?
Another big story about a big company named BigRep this week: They’ve just closed a massive investment deal that could change things significantly for the company.
BigRep Optimizes Their “One” 3D Printer For Easy Large-Scale 3D Printing
Berlin-based BigRep announced a new version of their flagship 3D printer, the One.3.
BigRep Refines Their Onlines And Becomes A Bigger Player
Berlin-based BigRep stepped up their retail game by opening up a full service online shop.
3D Printed Furniture: Possible
Is it possible to 3D print furniture? Yes, indeed!