There’s been a breakthrough in the ability to properly measure the strength of microscopic 3D prints.
Clinging to outdated ideas about additive manufacturing puts you behind. Here are 5 3D printing myths worth busting.
Markforged announced a new software tool that automatically makes parts stronger.
I had a chat with Jabil about their PK 5000 material.
Some intriguing research might enable far stronger construction 3D printing materials.
There’s been a breakthrough in controlling the microstructures of metal 3D printed parts.
Via the SlicEx slicing software and an integrated plugin for ExAM printers.
A very surprising analysis of 3D printed metal versus CNC milling has been completed.
High-energy X-rays shed light on how thermomechanical deformation creates localized microscale phenomena.
A fascinating new research paper explores the complexities of 3D printing ceramic materials using the LPBF process.
A unique plasma nozzle could revolutionize FFF 3D printing.
New research has developed an unusual and inexpensive way to dramatically strengthen metal 3D prints using a bimetallic radial approach.
What could be an important development in materials occurred with an announcement from Mechnano.
A groundbreaking new 3D printing material has been developed by a university student, opening up a world of possibilities in the industry.
Researchers at Michigan Technological University have been testing whether it’s feasible to 3D print key bicycle parts using common PLA material.
After our story about electroplating last week, we were contacted by RePliForm.
Create It Real has been quietly getting their advanced slicing system out to industry partners.
Carbon fiber is a more frequently seen material in 3D printing, but should it be in all materials?
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 has released beta version 5.0 of their flagship software system, Ultimaker Cura.
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
In a surprise announcement today, Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation.
BCN3D announced an entirely new 3D printing process using resin, Viscous Lithography Manufacturing, or “VLM”.
Markforged announced a new 3D printer, the FX20.
Anisoprint is developing a very powerful approach for 3D printing continuous carbon fiber.
Stratasys announced a new carbon fiber material for use in their F123 series 3D printers.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata take a hike — with help from 3D printing.
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts have developed an unusual hybrid 3D printing process that both speeds and strengthens prints.
Researchers have found a way to predict the effectiveness of 3D printing martensitic steel.
Fortify has introduced its Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM) system for enhanced photopolymer functionality.
Teton Simulation has now integrated their FEA algorithm directly into Ultimaker Cura, vastly simplifying and empowering 3D printing workflows.
SolidEngineer CEO Björn Lindwall successfully scaled Mount Everest using 3D printed climbing gear and equipment, showing peak testing in real-world conditions.
Researchers have developed an incredibly ingenious new method of 3D printing very strong structures using techniques analogous to nature.
This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on 3D print processing.
Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Sheffield have developed a powerful technique to strengthen metal 3D prints.
Adrian Bowyer proposes a very unusual approach for strengthening 3D printed parts: embedding voids.
A paper from the University of Surrey details a new materials concept, but perhaps this could be done with advanced 3D printers.
I’m reading a paper describing a new way to 3D print with molecularly oriented liquid- crystal polymers.
This year’s IMTS doesn’t just feel bigger than ever; it’s the biggest in the International Manufacturing Technology Show’s history.
Some say 3D printed parts are not strong, but they can be made much stronger than you suspect.
Researchers have developed an interesting method for strengthening 3D printed parts by an application of microwaves.
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.