Prusa Research finally shipped the Original Prusa XL 3D printer, but this is far more than just a printer launch.
SPEE3D Announces “XSPEE3D”
SPEE3D announced a new mobile metal additive manufacturing platform, XSPEE3D.
AM Apocalypse? What Happens When Shipping Costs Drop?
I’ve been doing some thinking about what might unfold in the next year or so.
Could 3D Print Materials Costs Drop?
Recent events in the plastics industry suggest that we could see drops in pricing for 3D printer materials — or not.
Xerox Metal 3D Printer Installed on USS Essex
Xerox Additive Solutions announced an ElemX metal 3D printer was installed on an active US Navy ship.
University of Maine 3D Prints Two Mammoth Landing Craft Vessels
The University of Maine’s Composites Center designed and 3D printed what appears to be the largest ships ever produced with the technology.
Can The Military Really Use 3D Printing?
I’ve been wondering about the actual logistics of using 3D printing in military settings, and its a bit more gray than black and white.
Growth of Liquefied Natural Gas Markets
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine examine how advanced 3D printed compressors could change shipping.
Singapore as Asia’s 3D Printing Capital
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the growth of 3D printing in Singapore.
Evolve Additive’s First STEP AM System Ships
Startup AM company Evolve Additive has now shipped its first commercial STEP system.
Brexit Slowly Reshapes The 3D Print Market
News from 3DPRINTUK tells a story of how Brexit is slowly reshaping the 3D printing world.
First NXG XII 600 Ships To North America
The first massive 12-laser NXG XII 600 3D printer destined for North America is on its way to Divergent.
Desktop Metal’s Shop System Is Out In The World
Desktop Metal’s mid-volume metal 3D printing offering, the Shop System, is now shipping globally.
Behind The Scenes Of 3D Printer Reviews
I’ve been watching Fabbaloo friend Joel Telling’s series of videos on his testing of the Craftbot FLOW IDEX XL, and the process seems quite familiar to me.
3D Hubs Announces Logistics Centers
3D Hubs announced the creation of not one, but two new logistics centers located in the USA and Europe.
FLUX No Longer In Flux; Fortify Is Shipping Its 3D Printers
Fortify has begun to ship its FLUX ONE 3D printers.
The Variable Currency Prices Of 3D Printer Filament
On a tip I took a look at how desktop 3D printer filament is priced by major suppliers and found something quite interesting.
Mille and 3DPrinterOS Partner on 5G 3D Printing
3DPrinterOS and Mille are partnering up to develop a powerful mobile factory solution based on 3D printing.
How 3D Printing Can Weigh-In on the New Shipping Threshold Rate Hike
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi determine ways in which 3D printing could help with recent hikes in shipping rates by FedEx and UPS.
Digital Inventory Comes To The High Seas
The vision of a digital inventory with on-demand 3D printing is becoming a reality, with several companies entering an early adopter program.
Rize announced they are now shipping their flagship full-color 3D Printer, the XRIZE, to the public.
The Carbon L1 Ships
Carbon announced they now offer their huge Carbon L1 Production 3D printer for general availability.
Prusa Research Ships 100,000 Machines
Prusa Research has now officially sold more than 100,000 desktop 3D printers.
Book of the Week: Supercharg3D
This week’s selection is “Supercharg3D: How 3D Printing Will Drive Your Supply Chain” by Len Pannett.
Desktop Metal’s Studio System Ships In Europe
Desktop Metal is now shipping its desktop metal 3D printing solution in Europe.
Could the Maritime Industry Be The Next Metal 3D Printing Garden?
EU researchers have developed an unusual 3D printed part for maritime use, suggesting a new channel for metal 3D printing.
Ivaldi Group Validates 3D Printing Concept with Huge Client
Startup company Ivaldi Group announced a partnership with a new, large client that could prove their 3D printing concept works.
Create It Real’s Maritime Expedition
Denmark-based Create It Real has a new gig: maritime 3D printing.
Rize One 3D Printer Heads to Customers
At this time last year, a new company called Rize came onto the market with a unique form of plastic extrusion 3D printing that promised to do away with elaborate post-processing procedures, while maintaining part integrity.
Will Shipbuilding Be the Next Industry to Take on 3D Printing?
A report from software company Shipbuilder suggests the ship building industry may be next up to take on 3D printing at scale.
Yet Another Criminal Application of 3D Printing: Physical Theft
I’m always impressed with unique applications of 3D printing, but according to G4S, a global security firm, there’s a new, darker application being used.
Simplicity Wins: i.Materialise Introduces Flat Rate Shipping
Popular 3D print service i.materialise has thrown out their complex shipping calculations and replaced it with a ridiculously simple flat rate.
Solidoodle’s Shipping Challenges
Solidoodle announced some terrific new machines earlier this year, but shipping them has proven difficult.
Maersk Tankers is 3D Printing at Sea
Shipping titan Maersk is experimenting with on-board 3D printing.
Makibox A6: Shipping Soon?
You might recall the Makibox A6, billed as a “$300 3D Printer”? We wrote on it in February 2012, quite a long time ago, and evidently they have not shipped product yet, although you can see the progression of their project in great detail on their blog, from prototyping to production. But that may… Continue reading Makibox A6: Shipping Soon?
i.Materialise in 24 Hours
3D print service i.Materialise announced a new program to dramatically speed up delivery of printed items. You know the scene – you design a brilliant 3D model, send it to the service and then you wait for many days before the result is sitting in your hands. If you live in Europe you’ll actually… Continue reading i.Materialise in 24 Hours