3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

NextFlex Awards 3D Printed Flexible Hybrid Electronics Development Project to Optomec and 5 Partners

Global production-grade 3D printer supplier Optomec holds patents for two unique 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, even at the micron level, and...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 7, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 6, 2017

In the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs this week, we’ve got news on consumers’ views about 3D printing, 3D software updates and 3D printers, 3D printing...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 6, 2017

Prodways Introduces New 3D Printed Footwear Materials and Solutions, Collaborates with Nike

3D printed footwear seems to be almost constantly in the news lately. From collaborations involving big-name shoe manufacturers such as Adidas and New Balance to crowdfunded...

3DPrint.com | Clare Scott | June 6, 2017

KU Leuven Researchers Use 3D Printing to Develop Hybrid CargoCopter Drones

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, or University of Leuven (KU Leuven), is located in Leuven, Belgium; if this sounds familiar, it’s because Materialise is also located in...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 6, 2017

Startup Beamler Makes Implementing 3D Printing Easy and Affordable

The additive manufacturing revolution has opened up an entirely new sector of business. As manufacturers look towards transitioning from traditional manufacturing to additive...

3DPrint.com | Clare Scott | June 6, 2017

First Commercial Space Station Set to Launch in 2020; Axiom Plans to Use It As a Manufacturing and 3D Printing Hub by 2027

In 2014, history was made as the SpaceX Dragon supply freighter docked with the ISS, carrying supplies and the first 3D printer in space, the Made In Space zero-gravity 3D printer...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 6, 2017

What to Expect from a 3DPrint.com Design Course: Insights From a Course Facilitator

In just a few weeks we will be launching the summer session of our intensive 3D Print Design courses. One of the cornerstones of our courses is the integration we offer with...

3DPrint.com | Saadia Khalid | June 6, 2017

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 6, 2017

Triton 3D Offers Stratasys-Compatible FDM/FFF 3D Printing Materials at Significantly Lower Costs

Triton 3D, a supplier of OEM-compatible 3D printing materials, has just launched an online platform through which customers can purchase lower-cost alternatives to various...

3DPrint.com | Davide Sher | June 6, 2017

Ensuring Part Quality in Industrial Metal Additive Manufacturing

Now that metal additive manufacturing (AM) is creating fully functional industrial parts, many OEMs are taking a closer look at how the technology might support their individual...

3DPrint.com | Lynn Manning | June 6, 2017

Italian Maker Giuseppe Finizia Refines PCB Workstation with 3D Printing

One Italian police officer is very no-nonsense about his job—as many are—but he’s even more so as a maker. Searching for greater efficiency while working in the lab, Giuseppe...

3DPrint.com | Bridget Butler Millsaps | June 5, 2017

United Technologies Research Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Expanded Research Center, Announces Additional Investments

Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is the global innovation division of United Technologies Corp. (UTC), which provides high...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 5, 2017

New "Crackers" Will Drive 3D Printer Plastics R&D

According to Forbes.com, plastic is the most dominant 3D printing material, accounting for 73% of all 3D printing materials used. The good news for the 3D plastics sector is that...

3DPrint.com | Charles Goulding | June 5, 2017

Divide By Zero's Accucraft i250D 3D Printer Successfully Used in Investment Casting and Art Projects

Mumbai startup Divide By Zero, one of the top industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturers in India, is known for its AFPM process, which is the first patented 3D printing technology...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | June 5, 2017

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs

As President and CEO of Proto Labs, Vicki Holt has led the company in year-over-year double digit growth, maintaining a year-over-year average of 27% growth since 2012. In what...

3DPrint.com | Clare Scott | June 5, 2017