The US has revealed it has provided Ukraine with some type of industrial 3D printers, but what does this mean?
Markforged announced an unusual new service called “Digital Source”.
3D Spark offers a service that can optimize part production for manufacturers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest increased use of 3D printing to alleviate a plumbing parts shortage.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi foresee much 3D printing for Boeing 747s in the future.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent usage of 3D printing in offshore oil rigs.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe there is a key role for 3D printing in the Ukraine conflict.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi review recent developments in usage of 3D printing by Indian railways.
An interesting view of 3D printing from outside the industry.
Marine use of 3D print technology should be booming, but it isn’t, at least not yet.
Replique doesn’t make 3D printers, but they do make software that helps use them in a much more sophisticated manner.
Prusa Research announced a new initiative to attract commercial brands to their ecosystem.
A new company has developed a 3D print system entirely around the concept of digital inventory.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in use of 3D print technology for repair activities.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the increasing use of 3D printing in transportation industries.
Sometimes it makes sense to use 3D printing to repair machines.
SPEE3D did something very interesting: they 3D printed a metal part on a navy ship.
If you’re in the market for a vehicle, you’ve got a big decision ahead of you
CASTOR and Ultimaker announced an agreement to integrate CASTOR’S screening software into Ultimaker Cura.
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.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how the U.S. military is using digital twins for helicopter development.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi describe recent mass media attention given to 3D printing technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the usage of 3D printing technology by the oil and gas industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibility of using digital inventory after an acquisition.
voxeljet announced the first beta client for their VX1000 HSS system.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibilities and risks of using 3D printing to overcome supply chain challenges.
Competition. From natural selection to business, competition has always been a part of life.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi serve up a look at barbeque trends impact on 3D printing.
In the near future, there may be complications for companies as increasing numbers of home-built spare parts are produced.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the use of new 3D printed parts versus those from OEM inventory as airplanes again require more spare parts.
Charles R. Goulding examines how Whirlpool’s use of 3D printing for parts on demand might expand across appliance suppliers.
The idea of satellite 3D printing might be new to you.
3D printing has penetrated a range of sectors and industries to a point where it is being adopted by mainstream organizations in their manufacturing processes. However, one sector that has been left behind in this adoption is the maritime industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the spread of 3D printing parts for buses and other public transportation.
Working with SOLIZE and HP, Nissan is 3D printing replacement parts for its NISMO Heritage Parts, including the Skyline GT-R.
A new contract extension will see more 3D printed parts inside more Airbus cabins.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata gather 3D printing ideas for hunters.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider how 3D printing can help overcome large companies’ supply chain woes.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley find common ground in advanced technologies and vaccine distribution efforts.
Charles R. Goulding and Randy Rothbort take a look at the growing relationship between the air compressor industry and 3D printing.
Charles Goulding, Jr. considers rising applications of 3D printing in the appliance industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman consider how 3D printing might play into Amazon’s use of drone-delivered prescriptions.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata take a hike — with help from 3D printing.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata contemplate 3D printing opportunities that could arise in a more personalized sleep care industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a handy look at 3D printing and home improvement.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata hit the road with an idea for spare parts 3D printing that keeps truckers trucking.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss the rise of 3D printing in fishing as outdoor activities continue to attract enthusiasts.
Charles R. Goulding examines how Wabtec’s use of binder jetting for spare parts highlights important trends in rail infrastructure spending.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how 3D printing can rebuild appliances and other household items in need of repair.
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss 3D printing of spare parts and other components for maritime operations.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look into the place of 3D printing in a reshaped auto part supply chain.
HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing is introducing a new material along with several other 3D printing announcements today.
David Macfie, Charles R. Goulding, and Alyssa Schneider explore the use of 3D printing in just in time manufacturing.
Digital twin creation of the US Army’s Black Hawk helicopters will bring new life into the out-of-production aircraft.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi ponder 3D printing possibilities for the HVAC industry.
Some thoughts about in-space manufacturing suggest a slightly different view of what digital inventory projects could or could not achieve on the ground.
Singularity Hub’s Peter Diamandis makes some predictions about how the retail market may be affected by 3D printing in the future. We have some counter-points.
Toy Rescue is a new initiative that proposes to supply 3D models of commonly broken toy parts to the public for 3D printing.
It’s now possible to 3D print spare parts on demand for aircraft in flight using blockchain technology.
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers discuss the future of automotive 3D printing – in car dealerships.
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing applications for car parts – specifically the popular Chevrolet Camaro.
Tariffs have raised the prices of overseas parts. Could 3D printing be used to locally print equivalent parts? We investigate.
Do you know what Digital Inventory is? Companies like DiManEx can provide a virtual warehouse of spare parts produced on demand without need for physical storage.
What is 3YOURMIND doing with €1.3M Investment? They say they will increase machine learning in their services, but for what? We have some speculation.
Looking for a way to ensure you can always 3D print unusual motorcycle parts? We explain 3D scanning using CT technology that can be done in advance.
We learned something very interesting about the LulzBot TAZ 6.
Rail companies are using 3D printed parts, suggesting a new strategy by Stratasys is working.
3D printing tooling is something for beer company Heineken to toast.
Daimler announced a fully automated metal 3D printing system, “NextGenAM”, and this points us to a very interesting future.
One application primed for disruption by 3D printing technology is the production of spare parts.
3D printing is part of the FedEx vision of the future in logistics. But how much of that vision is still TBA.
3D printing is prominent in the automotive industry. Automakers are starting to lift the veil on the depth of their investments.
Aurora Labs and WorleyParsons’ 50/50 joint venture, AdditiveNow, emerges today.
As 3D printing continues to come into play for on-demand and spare parts manufacture, a new collaboration targets the UK rail industry.
Digital inventory and on-demand manufacturing are changing the shape of the supply chain.
I’m reading a piece by Joe Iles discussing recent explorations by industry on the notion of 3D printed spare parts.
Jeff Stobbe is the Maintenance Manager for North America’s largest fabrication and rapid prototyping facility.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3M’s interest in 3D printing.
3D printing enables many new business models, one of which is on-demand spare parts.
It’s an interesting time for 3D printing as the technology moves toward production.
DNV GL is working to entrench the technologies of Industry 4.0 to the maritime and oil & gas sectors.
Digital inventory is rapidly enabling more agile solutions for the global supply chain; at the same time, it creates additional concerns.
I’m reading an interesting case study by 3D Hubs and have some thoughts about 3D printing spare parts.