MX3D is making considerable progress with their latest product, the M1 METAL AM SYSTEM.
1000 Kelvin announced today they have established a very intriguing partnership with Fieldmade.
Some very interesting developments at One Click Metal.
AON3D announced an intriguing new 3D printer that’s driven by a new AI-powered software system.
I’ve been thinking about a new concept for designing 3D printed buildings that just might change the way we work and live quite a bit.
A new experimental text to 3D concept shows a path towards efficient 3D model generation.
Ai Build announced they’ve received a significant investment, and there’s an interesting twist to the story.
A story about open source trends might become disturbing for the 3D print world.
Leap 71 has open sourced a powerful computational engineering software framework.
My proposal to allow 3D print slicers to emboss recycling stamps has generated some interesting ideas.
Let’s define what Computational Engineering is and how it differs from the way we currently use computers to design physical parts.
This week’s selection is “CAD Projects with Tinkercad” by Johannes Wild.
There’s an interesting implication from the achievement of high speed printing on the Prusa Mini.
I’m increasingly disturbed by the pile of waste 3D prints I am generating, and I have an idea that might help recycle them.
I’ve thinking a lot lately about sensors on 3D printers.
This week’s selection is “OpenSCAD For Beginners: Step-By-Step Tips & Tricks To Mastering OpenSCAD” by Dessie Dr Brooks.
AI is upon us, but what might it affect in the 3D printing universe?
I’ve been wondering how UltiMaker will tie together their software environments, which could be quite interesting.
It’s a question on everyone’s lips: What has UltiMaker been doing with Thingiverse?
Juggerbot has been developing something they call a “material card”.
I recently had a conversation with someone attempting to implement construction 3D printing, and discovered many things.
EOS announced a new real-time feature for their metal 3D printers called “Smart Fusion”.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing highly unusual “mesosurfaces”.
This week’s selection is “FreeCAD Beginner’s Starter Kit” by Aleksander Sadowski.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing with SketchUp” by Aaron Dietzen.
Formlabs introduced a bevy of new products for their dental business unit today.
Highlights and observations of Onshape Live 23.
3D scanning can appear to be complex, but there are actually only a few standard steps required.
Formlabs today announced an automated manufacturing system that leverages their 3D print technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Valentina Alzate countdown their top ten 3D print developments for 2022.
Divergent Technology gets an investment from Hexagon AB.
Meltio announced a new software ecosystem for their manufacturing solutions.
This week’s selection is “Advanced 3D Printing with Grasshopper” by Diego Garcia Cuevas and Gianluca Pugliese.
We just completed the epic Formnext exhibition and have some thoughts.
Meltio has introduced two new innovations: “Horizon” slicing software and a laser calibration system.
Software has become increasingly important in 3D printing in multiple dimensions.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications of Adobe’s bid to acquire Figma.
I’m wondering why there isn’t a standard format for 3D print slicing profiles.
I found a very easy way to start non-planar 3D printing.
Carbon announced today their first corporate acquisition, and it’s a big deal.
This week’s selection is “FreeCAD 0.20 Learn by doing: Sketcher, Part Design, Assemblies, Technical Drawings” by T Kishore.
FrAMEwork developed by J.A.M.E.S is part of a growing global movement to disrupt the electronics industry.
Researchers at NVIDIA have created a unique method of producing 3D models from 2D images.
According to a court document, Kickstarter will begin refunding backers of Creality’s latest 3D scanner project.
What are some interesting ways that MakerBot and Ultimaker could fit together?
Thangs is a well-known 3D model repository, but did you know they have a fascinating version control system?
Researchers are developing an interesting system to dramatically improve print quality for metal 3D prints.
This week’s selection is “Getting Started in ZBrush” by Greg Johnson.
In a surprise announcement today, Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation.
News broke about a lawsuit filed by Artec 3D regarding the intellectual property of their software suite.
A new research paper investigates the rather long list of applications for 3D printed lattices.
I follow many 3D printing companies, but there are a few on which I’m keeping a close watch.
A paper released last month describes an efficient method for splitting 3D models, enabling 3D printing of large objects on smaller machines.
It’s the end of the year, and I wondered which stories gathered the most views by Fabbaloo readers.
I had a chat with Teton Simulation’s Doug Kenik to find out where SmartSlice is headed.
Authentise announced yet another system integration, this time with Solukon equipment.
Industry leader 3D Systems announced a number of new products, services and partnerships to beef up their industrial capabilities.
The Blender Foundation announced that Apple has joined their development fund.
I spoke with 3YOURMIND CEO Alexsander Ciszek to learn more about their interesting arrangement with Carbon.
Adidas and Carbon announced a new collaboration to produce an updated 4DFWD shoe.
This week, Markforged announced new additions to its 3D printing platform.
Shining 3D announced a new bundle combining hardware with targeted application software.
Adidas announced a new partially 3D printed shoe, the 4DFWD.
A new partnership is bringing shop floor data together with data intelligence for consistency in additive manufacturing.
3YOURMIND announced they’ve received a massive investment of US$12.4M.
3D Control Systems announced an arrangement with the Octoprint project to provide support for software integrations.
Ultimaker’s new CEO offers an inside look at the company’s strategic shift toward ecosystem thinking.
Ultimaker has announced a new platform strategy and new software offerings.
Fortify has announced two new 3D printers and a software addition, expanding the company’s 3D printing portfolio.
This week’s selection is “The Pragmatic Programmer” by Andy Hunt.
Researchers have developed an approach for measuring 3D printed part quality over multiple machines.
Carbon has introduced a new automated lattice design tool poised to send shockwaves throughout production-focused 3D printing.
Shining 3D has released a new version of their 3D scanning software for EinScan devices, version 3.6.
A U.S.-based startup called Neatsy AI makes use of the iPhone’s depth-sensing FaceID technology to predict comfortable sneaker fit for customers via 3D modelling.
I’m reading an interesting case study from Teton Simulation that illustrates an often-ignored fact of 3D printing: everything must work.
This week’s selection is “The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics: Computer Modeling & Animation” by John M. Blain.
PTC has taken another step into the software-as-a-service (SaaS) world with the acquisition of Arena Solutions, a provider of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) and quality management system (QMS) platforms.
I caught up with Gregory Elfering, President of Ultimaker Americas, for a discussion of Ultimaker’s 2020 reflections and 2021 trends and predictions.
3D printed medical models are becoming ever more realistic, as Stratasys shows with its new biomechanically realistic bone capability.
I’ve been doing some thinking about automation lately and realized there are several things that should be covered by 3D print automation solutions.
As 2020 finally winds down, I sat down for a chat with Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways, for a chat about the trends that will shape 3D printing in 2021.
Desktop Metal recently introduced a new software tool focusing on metal sintering simulation; the team behind Live Sinter shares a deeper look.
Engineering software toolkit provider Tech Soft 3D has acquired California-based Visual Kinematics (VKI). VKI develops a suite of software development kits (SDKs) called DevTools for computer aided engineering (CAE) applications.
Stratasys and nTopology execs share a look at their new collaboration, starting with an impressive FDM Assembly Fixture Generator.
Sintering is a necessary step in metal 3D printing, and a new software application targets accurate compensation for distortions.
Create it REAL has received an investment of €3.1M (US$3.6M).
What innovations in digital construction can we expect in this third decade of the 21st Century?
Fraunhofer IGD has developed a new type of software for 3D printing that enables use of gradient-style materials.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine software-focused improvements that should give companies a post-pandemic advantage.
Software company nTopology has announced a hefty Series C funding round set to accelerate its offerings of engineering design tools for advanced manufacturing.
Sintavia and Siemens have announced a three-year agreement to collaborate on end-to-end additive manufacturing software targeting digital automation.
Researchers have developed what appears to be a far more accessible method of developing highly complex 3D models for 3D printing.
Non-planar 3D printing is perhaps a term you’re not familiar with, but if Gabriel Boutin has his way, you will in the future.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman consider 3D printing software advances focused in Seattle.
Charles R. Goulding and Mellissa McIntyre consider potential 3D printing implications of Siemens Healthineers’ acquisition of Varian Medical Technologies.