A company’s new construction device makes me wonder how we should define a 3D printer.
METALWORM produces a commercial metal WAAM 3D printer.
Researchers have developed a self-printing “growbot” that can move through 3D space.
ENLARG3D hopes to print many big things for those with big ideas.
MX3D is making considerable progress with their latest product, the M1 METAL AM SYSTEM.
I had an interesting visit with CEAD to learn about their massive robotic 3D printing system.
The FLOCKS Wobot is a wool 3D printer.
We had a look at the huge MaxiPrinter from Constructions 3D.
This week’s selection is the adorable prototype robot developed by Disney Research.
Meltio announced an interesting product that should make it easier to use their DED 3D printing technology.
Meltio has released a unique slicing system for its 3D printer.
MX3D announced today a new large robotic system for 3D printing metal parts.
Using a FFF 3D printer embedded with fluidic control circuits, and UltraFuse TPU.
HP seems to be developing a robotic assist solution for their MJF 3D printing systems.
We recently had a conversation with Max Lobovsky, the founder of Formlabs, concerning the company’s latest advances.
ADAXIS is going to make every robot a 3D printer.
This week’s selection is the amazing RoyBot robot painter by YouTuber Nerdtronic.
How Italy’s Caracol is helping to spearhead the LFAM transformation of the marine industry.
Could the Bedslinger 3D printer design disappear?
A new project has succeeded in 3D printing with eggshells.
When recession pressed his engineering consulting firm to pivot, Tharwat Fouad dismissed the hype and did his homework.
A new 3D print-based furniture venture has launched: Haddy.
What’s up with MX3D? We had a chat with them.
The multi-robot rail system is now the largest polymer 3D printer in the world
SprutCAM’s P3D slicer offers full robotic 6-axis slicing of 3D models.
Yizumi’s SpaceA industrial 3D printer combines several technologies into an interesting package.
Formlabs today announced an automated manufacturing system that leverages their 3D print technology.
Caracol’s offering makes LFAM easier than ever with the introduction of two new major innovations – the High Flow Extruder and the Automatic Printing Bed.
3D printing at scale just might get a lot simpler with AM-Flow’s automation solution.
Meltio announced a new software ecosystem for their manufacturing solutions.
At Formnext 2022, Stratasys featured a product they don’t even sell.
Melito has partnered with Ziknes to develop a robotic metal 3D printer.
New research demonstrates an ability have potentially infinite build volume when 3D printing.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing composite material at relatively low temperatures.
London-based Ai Build has received a significant investment to boost their manufacturing platform.
Charles R. Goulding and Matt Selman examine how a recent increase in robotic system sales might affect 3D printing activity.
A gigantic hydroelectric dam project in China is to use a radical new form of construction 3D printing.
Desktop Metal announced a very unusual 3D printer: the S-Max Flex.
Technical advances and the decreasing cost of automation are offsetting the advantages of offshoring.
The shift from prototyping to production implies a great deal more automation must take place in 3D printing.
I’ve just encountered yet another construction 3D printer, and this one is a bit different from the others.
German innovation company Teu2tec is developing a 3D printer capable of operating underwater.
Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory seem to have developed a way to optimize printing with multiple toolheads.
Robots can pick up on BIM precision and you don’t have to worry about their safety.
A method of adding pick-and-place automation to a 3D printer has been developed.
In a very surprising announcement, Mosaic Manufacturing announced a series of revolutionary products that will utterly transform the company and its clients.
A major barrier to 3D printing adoption has long been automation, but what is the best way to achieve it?
We’ve all seen how prosthetics help folks with missing limbs, but we don’t always get to see them made by the same people who wear them.
Young entrepreneur Easton LaChappelle built his first robotic arm at the mere age of 14. Now, at the age of 24, he’s the CEO of Unlimited Tomorrow –a company looking to reimagine the prosthetics industry.
Charles R. Goulding discusses the rising use of robots in hotels, and how 3D printing might help in their creation.
This week’s selection is the scary Quarantine Haircut Robot by YouTuber Shane Wighton.
When we last saw MX3D at Formnext 2019, they were showing off a 3D printed robot arm. Now, they’ve tested it in a working robotic system.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss 3D printing experience in ABB’s business groups.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe explore the rising usage of 3D printing in increasingly automated surgical tasks.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the new normal for robot usage in the 3D printing industry.
Relativity Space is currently working on its first rocket, the Terran 1, 3D printed with its own robotic printer, the Stargate.
A large 3D print reseller has developed an unusual method of sales through a virtual showroom. We gave it a test.
Twente Additive Manufacturing has developed a robotic-style concrete 3D printer that is capable of amazing detail and even overhangs.
A manufacturing-as-a-service company has developed a way to 3D print continuous carbon fiber in a production setting.
RepRap Ltd is working on a very interesting idea to produce a kind of universal assembly robot, capable of building arbitrary structures.
We had a chat with Amsterdam-based MX3D, who provide metal 3D printing services for large-scale projects, including bicycles and bridges.
New research from the University of Stuttgart demonstrates the possibility of using an assembly technique for 3D printing.
AMT’s new automated post processing system for 3D printing could enable massive scalability. We found out how it works.
Trinckle has developed a powerful new system, Paramate, that can automatically generate custom 3D models to vastly simplify the process of producing unique low volume parts for production.
The 3D printed Youbionic Human Arm is available now as an affordable project integrating high-level robotics and broad capabilities.
Is it possible to 3D print walls and entire buildings with 3D printers? The concrete part can indeed be 3D printed with equipment from companies like CyBe.
Need a complex large object 3D printed? One option is startup Ai Build, which offers a 3D printing service for complex geometries using AI and cloud processing.
What happened to Stratasys’ 3D print demonstration technologies? We examine the Continuous Build 3D Printer, the Robotic Composite and Infinite Build technologies.
While humankind has made great strides in creating Terminator-like robotic appendages, we’re still a ways from an artificial arm that moves and acts precisely like a flesh-and-blood appendage.
Robots, STEAM, and entrepreneurship: a chat with Danielle Boyer.
Robots, STEAM, and entrepreneurship: a chat with Danielle Boyer.
There have been some very intriguing developments from Prodways Group.
Some very interesting research shows how shape-memory polymers could be used in functional 3D printing designs.
NASA’s International Space Station is currently exploring the benefits of A.I.
New research from MIT hints at future possible approaches to 3D printing.
Charles Goulding and Ian Brown of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing in the robotics industry.
Well, this is interesting: Autodesk is experimenting with 3D printed construction.
Roboze has been focused on strength in offerings, and its latest move highlights the strength of a soft touch.
New research from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore may signal a shift in how construction 3D printing is done.
Research is underway to identify ways to 3D print fully functional objects.
Have you heard of “continuous-time structure from motion”? You may hear a lot more soon.
Italy-based Moi offers a unique style of 3D printing.
A video from Mashable shows a robotic prototype operating MakerBot 3D printers.
Fused filament fabrication 3D printing processes such as those performed by Ultimaker machines allow for some incredibly functional end-use parts.
Eindhoven-based 3D print aficionado Joris Peels makes the case for 3D printed soft robots.
Australia-based Spee3D has developed a 3D metal printing process I haven’t seen previously.
What will it take for robotic-based systems to dominate 3D print mechanicals?
I’m reading about the fascinating progress of Momentum Machines and wondering how their approach could apply to 3D printing.
This week’s selection is the complex six axis robot arm by Chris Annin.
An interesting collaboration could result in one of the world’s largest 3D metal printers.
If announcing an entirely new 3D printer today, Formlabs also announced a fascinating robotic system that could transform the company’s market.
Coobx has announced a fascinating new 3D printer accessory, the LIFTcell, which provides a significant amount of automation.