This week’s selection is “Additive Manufacturing Technologies” by Ian Gibson.
At long last, Mosaic Manufacturing finally released their sophisticated Array / Element system.
Farsoon introduced two production 3D printers, one for metal, and one for polymers.
Charles R. Goulding and Fraser Lintott discuss some recent developments at Jabil.
The future of 3D printing could be … insects?
New research shows a potential path to significantly reduce petrochemical-based plastic use, possibly including in 3D printing.
Phase3D has developed a sophisticated real-time quality control system for powder-based 3D printers they call “Fringe”.
A new biodegradable plastic has been developed by a Mexican company based on Avocados.
Prusa Research finally shipped the Original Prusa XL 3D printer, but this is far more than just a printer launch.
A software package containing Live Platform, Live Studio, Live Build MFG, Live Build DLP, and Live Sinter
Photocentric is exploring what is probably a new niche in 3D printing: large part production with resin equipment.
Orion AM’s Thermal Radiation Fusion 3D printing process can produce incredibly strong parts.
Farsoon is embarking on a massive physical expansion of their facilities.
3DM’s unique approach to polymer L-PBF 3D printing enables users to adapt the laser’s frequency to each and every material, promising faster, higher quality parts.
The multi-robot rail system is now the largest polymer 3D printer in the world
Several new AM materials were announced in past weeks.
The company factors material sourcing, consumption and reusability into its new, more sustainable materials.
We had a quick look at Q.BIG 3D’s new QUEEN 1 3D printer.
The network consists of seven additive manufacturing job shops able to handle protoypes or small-series part production
One of the most interesting technologies we observed at Formnext 2022 was a new way to 3D print multiple materials in powder.
Helian Polymers is launching a new set of materials that could be the way forward for eco-conscious 3D print operations.
If you’re looking for a large scale 3D printer, look no further than Thermwood.
There are some common pitfalls to consider when selecting 3D printing materials.
AMT is secretly working on metal post processing equipment.
This week’s question relates to the ability of 3D printing to combine various types of materials.
New research has developed an incredibly powerful X-ray system that could directly show microstructures in 3D prints as they are made.
Today I’m looking at KINGS 3D, the largest manufacturer of SLA 3D printers in China.
Researchers have found a way to print liquid crystals with iridescence and polarization patterns.
I spoke with Sakuú’s VP of Marketing and Business development, David Pederson, to find out more about this mysterious 3D print startup.
This week, Stratasys doubled down on its additive manufacturing strategy for production.
Top performing additive manufacturing staff are hard to find, and EOS is set to change that.
Using a chain reaction, this new polymerization process could save millions in curing costs.
Researchers have developed new polymers that can automatically disinfect themselves, including for SARS-CoV-2.
SynDaver announced a new 3D printer, the Axi 2.
Recent 3D printing acquisition announcements have something significant in common: production focus.
In an incredible experiment, researchers were able to simulate the molecular behavior of 3D printing resins.
A new chart published by AMPOWER shows a comprehensive view of the polymer 3D printing landscape.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a method of using holography in 3D printing.
I’m reading the lengthy PhD thesis from Ivanna Baturynska, who has extensively investigated the possibility of using advanced AI techniques to optimize 3D print jobs.
Rachel is a polymer scientist with five years of work experience formulating resins for stereolithographic 3D printing.
EOS North America has released its newest industrial 3D printer: the INTEGRA P 450.
EOS and Merck Group’s partnership to develop 3D printed medicinal tablets may actually be a lot more interesting than initially thought.
Researchers have discovered a new plastic material, PDK, which seems to have unusually strong recycling properties.
What is a light-stabilized material? Could it be used in 3D printing? If so, what could you make?
Doing traditional manufacturing? You may want to consider integrating additive manufacturing or 3D printing into your polymer production line.
Katie Hardiman is an Additive Manufacturing Applications Engineer at the Irish Manufacturing Research, which provides information and support to manufacturing SMEs.
A comprehensive interactive chart of 3D printing technologies has been published.
This week’s selection is “Printing Polymers: An Introduction to Polymer Science for 3D Printers, Students and STEM Educators” by Curtis Barr and Daniel Vennerberg.
Some very interesting research shows how shape-memory polymers could be used in functional 3D printing designs.
Deep in the forests of British Columbia is a startup company making 3D print materials from wood.
A new polymer development might eventually lead to the ability to 3D print many new functional devices.
I’m always thrilled to see new 3D printing processes, and Nanogrande definitely has one.
I have seen the future of polymer 3D printing, and it is called TwoCure.
Farsoon has released a new polymer 3D printer, the HT1001P CAMS system.
I’m reading a paper describing a new way to 3D print with molecularly oriented liquid- crystal polymers.