What’s the difference between “FDM” and “FFF” anyway?
Stratasys Introduces Certification Program
Stratasys has introduced a “certification program” for those involved with their FDM 3D printing technology.
A Look At The FDM Assessment Protocol
Somehow I hadn’t seen the FDM Assessment Protocol for quite a while, but maybe you haven’t either.
New AM Materials Round Up
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
The Stratasys Navy Deal Is Bigger Than It Appears
Stratasys announced a massive US$20M contract to deliver 3D printers to the US Navy.
A Closer Look At Stratasys’ Polymer Manufacturing Strategy
This week, Stratasys doubled down on its additive manufacturing strategy for production.
Three Stratasys Production 3D Printers Coming?
Stratasys has a big announcement of some type coming up on April 28th. What could it be about?
The Jig Is Up: 3D Printing Fixtures Is About To Be Much More Efficient
Stratasys and nTopology execs share a look at their new collaboration, starting with an impressive FDM Assembly Fixture Generator.
What I Learned From The Final Words Of Scott Crump
I just finished reading a fascinating interview with Scott Crump, one of the earliest pioneers of 3D printing, and the inventor of the extrusion process.
Stratasys’ Scott Crump Retires?
A post on Wohlers Talk indicates that Scott Crump, founder of Stratasys and inventor of FDM 3D printing, has stepped away from day-to-day activities at the company.
1.75 vs 2.85mm Filament Showdown
Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?
Formlabs Does Everyone A Favor With Some New Videos
Formlabs just issued three new videos for beginners to 3D printing, and the result was quite surprising.
PSA: It’s FFF, Not FDM (Mostly)
Do you know the difference between the terms “FDM” and “FFF”? From what I read, it seems a large number of people are not aware of their true meaning.
TPU Parts With SLS Printing
How useful is TPU when 3D printing? What are the best 3D printing processes for printing flexible TPU parts?
Quill Vogue’s Post-Processing Gear Covers Most 3D Printing Processes
Quill Vogue offers a comprehensive line of 3D print post-processing solutions for FDM, SLS, SLM, PolyJet and ProJet additive manufacturing processes.
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies in Healthcare Today
Advanced Manufacturing is the use of innovative technology to improve products or processes. Today, these advancements are especially prominent in the healthcare industry, where we see innovations in prosthetics, dentistry, and medical models.
Choosing The Best 3D Printing Process
Need to select a 3D printing process for an additive manufacturing project? These videos explain the major differences between SLS, FDM, SLA, MJF and more.
Is it FDM or FFF?
It’s long overdue, but I want to talk about FDM and FFF today.
Stratasys Introduces Two New 3D Printers, Including First SLA
Stratasys is unveiling two new 3D printers today, stepping deeper into FDM and introducing its first commercial SLA machine.
Post-Processing In Focus: Support Removal
Post-processing is evolving from 3D printing’s dirty little secret to a PR headline.
Stratasys Races on with Software, Autosports Introductions
This week at SOLIDWORKS World, Stratasys is announcing an advance in GrabCAD software and an autosports collaboration.
Extrusion-Based 3D Printing at a Crossroads
Hobbyist or professional? Extrusion-based 3D printing is at a crossroads.
FDM Is Not A Serious Industrial Application?
We received a provocative comment about 3D printing and had to reply.
The Impact of Thermoplastic 3D Printing in Production: Stratasys Interview Part II
It’s an interesting time for 3D printing as the technology moves toward production.
Stratasys Looking to Lead the Way in 3D Printing for Production: Interview Part I
Stratasys looks toward a future in production, building upon its unique history with 3D printing.
Stratasys’ New F123 Series Make 3D Print Operations Far Easier
Yesterday Stratasys made what might be their biggest announcement of the year: an entirely new line of 3D printers for prototyping.
Which is Faster? FDM or SLA 3D Printing?
A reader comment enquired about the general relative speed of the two major 3D printing processes, plastic extrusion and photocurable resin.