After our story about electroplating last week, we were contacted by RePliForm.
Create It Real’s Advanced Slicing Capabilities
Create It Real has been quietly getting their advanced slicing system out to industry partners.
Should Carbon Fiber be in All 3D Printer Filaments?
Carbon fiber is a more frequently seen material in 3D printing, but should it be in all materials?
Researchers Develop “Ultrastrong and Ductile” 3D Printable Alloy
Researchers at the University of Amherst and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a unique metal alloy that could prove highly useful in additive manufacturing.
Ultimaker Cura 5.0 Beta Released
Ultimaker has released beta version 5.0 of their flagship software system, Ultimaker Cura.
NASA’s 3D Printed Metal Alloy Breakthrough
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
BREAKING: Markforged Acquires Teton Simulation
In a surprise announcement today, Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation.
BCN3D’s New VLM Process Could Change Resin 3D Printing
BCN3D announced an entirely new 3D printing process using resin, Viscous Lithography Manufacturing, or “VLM”.
Markforged Introduces High Temperature Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printer
Markforged announced a new 3D printer, the FX20.
Putting The 3D In Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing
Anisoprint is developing a very powerful approach for 3D printing continuous carbon fiber.
Stratasys Broadens Carbon Fiber Capabilities
Stratasys announced a new carbon fiber material for use in their F123 series 3D printers.
3D Printing Hiking Equipment
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata take a hike — with help from 3D printing.
Researchers Invent “Injection Printing” Method: 100% Infill, Every Time
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts have developed an unusual hybrid 3D printing process that both speeds and strengthens prints.
A Predictive Way To 3D Print Martensitic Steel
Researchers have found a way to predict the effectiveness of 3D printing martensitic steel.
Fortify Fortifies Additives For Additive Manufacturing
Fortify has introduced its Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM) system for enhanced photopolymer functionality.
Teton Simulation’s Smart Slice Tool Works!
Teton Simulation has now integrated their FEA algorithm directly into Ultimaker Cura, vastly simplifying and empowering 3D printing workflows.
Peak Testing For 3D Printed Parts
SolidEngineer CEO Björn Lindwall successfully scaled Mount Everest using 3D printed climbing gear and equipment, showing peak testing in real-world conditions.
Electrically Assisted 3D Printing
Researchers have developed an incredibly ingenious new method of 3D printing very strong structures using techniques analogous to nature.
3D Print Learning Series: Processing
This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on 3D print processing.
3D Printing Metacrystals To Increase Strength
Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Sheffield have developed a powerful technique to strengthen metal 3D prints.
An Unusual Method Strengthens 3D Prints
Adrian Bowyer proposes a very unusual approach for strengthening 3D printed parts: embedding voids.
Advanced 3D Printed Fiber Concept
A paper from the University of Surrey details a new materials concept, but perhaps this could be done with advanced 3D printers.
New LCP Concept Could Provide Ultra-Strong Filament
I’m reading a paper describing a new way to 3D print with molecularly oriented liquid- crystal polymers.
IMTS 2018 Highlights Strong Realities in Additive Manufacturing
This year’s IMTS doesn’t just feel bigger than ever; it’s the biggest in the International Manufacturing Technology Show’s history.
Six Ways to Strengthen 3D Printed Parts
Some say 3D printed parts are not strong, but they can be made much stronger than you suspect.
Microwave Heating Method Strengthens 3D Printed Parts
Researchers have developed an interesting method for strengthening 3D printed parts by an application of microwaves.
Why Are Isotropic 3D Printed Parts Important?
A word you may be hearing more frequently in the world of 3D printing is “isotropic”. Let’s look into what that means and the implications for 3D printing.