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There’s a new document from UL describing how to work with 3D printers in a safe manner.
After a long period of silence, Aurora Labs announced they have launched a project to attempt to meet certain aerospace manufacturing standards.
Wohlers reflects on the company’s humble beginnings, acquisition news, and the future of the 3D printing industry.
This week, UK-based 3D LifePrints announced a new certification that further validates its patient-specific medical 3D printing focus.
Desktop Metal has announced that 4140 low-alloy steel is now qualified for high-volume use on the Production System platform.
DNV announced new service specifications for use of additive manufacturing in the energy sector.
At the end of 2020, the NIST awarded almost $4 million in grants supporting metal 3D printing measurement methods and standards.
New research has uncovered previously unrecognized toxicity issues with certain biocompatible resins.
RIZE’s CEO offers some insights into 3D printing safety and a look ahead for 2021.
While many people have heard of AMF, very few have a good understanding of the many useful features this format provides.
The RIZE 2XC 3D printer has obtained UL GREENGUARD certification, the fifth such certification for a RIZE product.
We Boost AM has published a comprehensive database of official standards related to additive manufacturing.
GE Aviation has received official certification from the US FAA for its massive GE9X jet engine.
The Vice President of Materialise’s software department discusses ongoing partnerships with other members of the 3D printing community to standardize machine language and bring the value of printer data to users.
ANSI has released several official standards related to the production of emergency medical equipment to address the COVID-19 process, which may apply to 3D printed components.
ANSI and America Makes open a new online portal for additive manufacturing standards.
Today Rize announces the first UL GREENGUARD 2904 Certified 3D printer and materials; what does this mean for the 3D printing industry?
3D printer emissions are in focus again today, but with a progress update: the first GREENGUARD-certified 3D printer has been announced.
As 3D printing continues to industrialize, quality management and traceability are increasingly in focus — and that’s just what TRACE software offers.
Do your 3D prints lack structural integrity? It could be due to an incorrect combination of feedstock, process, structure, property and performance. Find out more from ASTM.
ASTM International has been building new standards for additive manufacturing / 3D printing. Do you know what they are? Find out at this important industry conference.
A reader poses an interesting question about 3D printing standards.
Industrial 3D printing continues to march toward serial production.
A new registration has been created for aluminum powders used in 3D printing — and the first registration has been granted.
Stratasys’ J750 and J735 3D printers have been validated as meeting Pantone color-matching standards.
The medical device industry is one of the largest and fastest growing global markets.
ASTM International was recently awarded a $1.2 million investment set to help further standards.
I recently sat down with ASTM International’s Mohsen Seifi, PhD, Director of Global Additive Manufacturing Programs.
DNV GL is working to entrench the technologies of Industry 4.0 to the maritime and oil & gas sectors.
Work to develop additional standards for 3D printing continues.
Industries all start in a chaotic mode, but after a time standards must emerge.
Finally, someone is doing something about a problem faced by virtually all polymer-based 3D printing: predictability.
The 3MF Consortium released two interesting specification extensions that are designed to make life much easier for production environments.
I’m reading an article by Robert Grace discussing the state of standardization of 3D printing within the industrial space.
The 3MF Consortium announced a new member: GE Global Research. With this addition, it’s time to consider 3MF as the winning standard.
The 1980’s era STL file format most commonly used for 3D printing has been quite successful, but it does have issues, some of which will become more acute in the future when 3D printing technology advances. To rectify the situation, discussions have been underway for some months to develop a new standard, initially referred to… Continue reading STL 2.0 / AMF Advances
A couple of interesting articles provoked some thinking about 3D printing standards. First, we have a post by the Open3DP folks, who complain that they’d like to use different types of print material in their 3D printers. They are, of course, known for experimenting with all kinds of unusual print materials. They suggest standards for… Continue reading 3D Printing Standards and Jailbroken Materials