There’s always been a divide between the world of part production and the world of prototyping, but in recent times the gap between them is closing.
Formlabs is running a very unusual online survey.
I spoke with Sindoh and learned they’re undergoing a major transformation.
IKEA has quietly introduced a pair of 3D printed designs in their online store.
With the shift towards production from prototyping, 3D print software needs to follow a similar trajectory.
Industry leader 3D Systems announced a number of new products, services and partnerships to beef up their industrial capabilities.
Sinterit announced a new SLS 3D printer, the Lisa X.
Formlabs announced a series of dental 3D printing products, including one involving SLS.
Sinterit has revealed more details about their upcoming NILS 480 SLS 3D printer, which could shake up the SLS market.
A new 3D printer announcement this week demonstrates once again how similar the paths many 3D printer manufacturers take.
Tecnica provided an interesting explanation of a common issue in SLS 3D printers, and their unique solution.
HEXR could be the example of how to use 3D print technology for personalized products.
3D printed pills are under development, but could this be done with SLS technology?
Materialise announced the broad availability of their 100% reusable powder 3D printing service, Bluesint PA12.
Wematter announced the Density Gen II post-processing unit, and it uses an unusual two-step process for cleaning SLS 3D prints.
Windform RS is a new SLS material that will certainly be used in specific 3D printing applications.
Farsoon announced the first results of a collobartion with chemical company Evonik.
A manufacturer has discovered the possibilities enabled by low-cost SLS 3D printing.
A new material from FABULOUS has a very interesting property: its blue color.
Sinterit has updated their 3D print job preparation software with a powerful feature.
Recently I had the opportunity to take a closer look at Formlabs’ recently released FUSE 1 SLS 3D printer.
Sinterit announced the availability of a new polypropylene material for their low-cost, compact SLS 3D printers.
Wematter announced they’ve raised a large amount of investment that should enable them to grow significantly.
I’m reading a case study from Farsoon and it showed a not-so-direct route leading to additive manufacturing for production applications.
This week’s question is about the possibility of 3D printing beads.
A strange thing happened this week with Oprah Winfrey that relates to 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider SABIC’s contributions to industrial 3D printing.
Wematter announced a new system that increases 3D printed part quality significantly.
At long last, Formlabs has released the Fuse 1, their production SLS 3D printer.
SLS and MJF 3D printed parts have new options for finish and color.
Sinterit announced a new powder handling station (PHS) to accompany their popular desktop SLS 3D printer, the Lisa PRO.
When it comes to racing, most of the focus is on speed — but work with SLS 3D printing is also helping critical braking components keep their cool for a winning IndyCar team.
Materialise has introduced Bluesint PA12, enabling 3D printing with 100% recycled powder.
When improving a 3D printed part, sometimes a different 3D printing technology is the best route as contract manufacturer HARBEC recently found.
Sinterit announced the availability of a new “comprehensive set of powder tools”, which aims to change the game when acquiring an SLS 3D printer.
Nexa3D made multiple announcements this week, each strengthening their position in the market.
When investing in new industrial 3D printing equipment, a common concern is ROI — it turns out that return on investment can be as fast as 90 days.
Researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen have developed a way to generate colors during SLS 3D printing processes.
XYZprinting’s MfgPro230 xS SLS 3D printer is enabling a company to provide an unusual digital inventory service.
Researchers at Columbia University have developed a unique form of powder 3D printing that is inverted.
SLS 3D printing becomes more cost efficient as more powder can be reused.
Wematter released version 2.0 of their 3D print management software, which includes a number of user interface improvements.
New research has demonstrated an inexpensive method of reliably producing different color shades during SLS 3D printing, but will it replace dyeing?
Sonda SYS has made arrangements to open up sales of their line of 3D printers in North America, gaining a new audience for their unusual SL02 dual-size machine.
SLS 3D printing can be a messy endeavor.
EOS North America has released its newest industrial 3D printer: the INTEGRA P 450.
Sinterit has just opened a massive new facility that will dramatically increase their production capability. What will they do with it?
Formlabs just issued three new videos for beginners to 3D printing, and the result was quite surprising.
Sonda SYS manufactures an industrial 3D printer with an interesting feature twist.
We gave Ricoh’s new instant quote option for their 3D print services a test and were quite surprised with the result.
Technica has invented a very interesting new concept for SLS 3D printing light engines that could dramatically lower the price of equipment.
Another 3D printing pioneer has been lost. Carl Deckard, inventor of SLS, has passed away.
New research seems to have developed an incredibly effective method of 3D printing speciality filters to extract specific metals from waste material.
It has now been demonstrated it’s possible to 3D print spacecraft parts in thermoplastic thanks to an experiment by CRP Technology.
Poland-based Sinterit now offers their low-cost nylon SLS 3D printer directly to clients in the US, including regional service and training.
How useful is TPU when 3D printing? What are the best 3D printing processes for printing flexible TPU parts?
Quill Vogue offers a comprehensive line of 3D print post-processing solutions for FDM, SLS, SLM, PolyJet and ProJet additive manufacturing processes.
Why would Stratasys invest so much in Xaar? Our thoughts lead directly to Stratasys’ new product strategy, and it’s not like their previous products at all.
Need a 3D printer manufacturer providing multiple additive manufacturing processes? One option is SondaSys, which provides six machines using three different processes.
Can you use thermoset materials in an SLS 3D printer? Not until just now: researchers from Tiger Coatings have developed a thermoset powder that makes much stronger objects.
We vistied NXT Factory in Ventura, California for a look inside their new high-speed, high-temperature automated SLS 3D printing systems.
What kind of 3D print technology should be used by students? Here we explain the advantages of using advanced technology to simulate real-life engineering environments.
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.
I spoke with DyeMansion’s Chief Customer Officer, Kai Witter, about the company’s new advanced 3D print color systems.
I’m watching another of Sinterit’s amusing videos, this time about TPU elastomers.
Sintratec is gearing up for RAPID + TCT next week to showcase the capabilities of SLS 3D printing beyond prototyping.
I’m watching some interesting videos from Sinterit about their materials.
DSM continues to look ahead in 3D printing with a new partnership, new SLS powder, and commitment to sustainable industry.
A partnership between Solvay and Aerosint could lead to high-temperature SLS 3D printing.
We received a press release from CRP group describing a catastrophe for one of their partners.
Sinterit announced a number of changes for their operating software.
Stereolithography introduced to the world the possibility of turning digital CAD models into physical reality
An interesting thought: is the term “SLS” wrong?
We had a chat with Kevin Friesth, Chief Science Officer/Inventor at Haute Fabrication, regarding their upcoming 3D printers.
Sintratec looks back at a successful Formnext 2018.
We learned that Formlabs has delayed the release of their highly anticipated Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer.
Sinterit announced a new material they call, “Flexa White”.
Sinterit’s newest material explores the softer side of SLS.
Sinterit announced a new PA11-based powder material for their SLS equipment.
Farsoon has released a new polymer 3D printer, the HT1001P CAMS system.
This is a bit old now, but I just noticed it this week: a company 3D printed thousands of 3D models for their conference attendees.
Researchers at The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method that may lead to full color SLS 3D printing.
Sinterit has made a name by supplying a quality desktop SLS 3D printer, the Lisa, for some years now.
EOS is one of the largest industrial 3D printer manufacturers in the world, and they soon will have another product in their portfolio.
Sinterit announced a larger SLS 3D printer, the Lisa 2.
Sonda Sys’s SL 01 3D printer is a lower cost industrial 3D printer.
Spain’s Dynamical Tools markets a series of powerful industrial 3D printers.
Sintratec published an interesting story of how one of their clients has been using their 3D printer in a very different manner.
You couldn’t get a company farther from its roots than Formlabs has progressed.
Sinterit has been improving their inexpensive desktop SLS 3D printer.
3D printer manufacturer Sintratec has released a new flexible capability.
There seems to be another big success on Kickstarter: the VIT SLS 3D printer from Natural Robotics.
3D Systems, whose stock price recently took a tumble, came back with a series of very interesting 3D printing announcements.
Barcelona-based Natural Robotics has launched a very interesting SLS 3D printer on Kickstarter today.
A surprise press release from Sinterit details a rather shocking price drop.