3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Optomec awarded $500K to repair Air Force turbine blades using LENS 3D printing technology

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Optomec has been awarded a $500,000 process development contract from the US Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force base. The deal...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | June 16, 2021

ASTM International signs MoU with NSERC HI-AM network to advance AM standards

Global standards developer ASTM International has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Canada-based NSERC Network for Hollistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | June 16, 2021

EU backs Microlight3D’s bid to erect “revolutionary” self-cooling buildings

Microscale 3D printer manufacturer Microlight3D has received EU backing to develop a new form of concrete that could enable the construction of ‘self-cooling’ buildings. ...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 16, 2021

CRP Technology launches Windform RS composite material for production-grade PBF 3D printing

3D printing materials and services provider CRP Technology has launched a new polyamide-based carbon fiber filled composite 3D printing material, Windform RS, engineered for...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | June 16, 2021

Mimaki 3D printing brings full color realism and accuracy to anatomical models

The capabilities of a 3DUJ-553 3D printer from Mimaki, a manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, have been leveraged by the University of Florence and Mimaki’s...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | June 16, 2021

Affordable 3D printed insoles prevent deadly diabetic foot ulcer growth

Researchers at the UK-based Staffordshire University have developed an ultra-low-cost insole with integrated sensing capabilities that could help prevent the growth of life-...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 16, 2021

Optisys 3D prints new generation of lightweight high-altitude UAV parts

Radio Frequency (RF) product developer Optisys has additive manufactured a new generation of space-ready antenna and radar components.  Using an SLM Solutions 3D printer,...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 16, 2021

3D printers with “eyes and brains” to advance manufacturing of precision medical implants

An interdisciplinary study from bioengineers at Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) Center in Transformative Biomimetics in Bioengineering, and Professor Paul Dalton from...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | June 16, 2021

Interview: How to combat cybersecurity risks in the 3D printing industry

Within the digitized world of additive manufacturing, the storage and transfer of huge streams of sensitive data have become commonplace. Data includes individual SMEs passing...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | June 16, 2021

Stratasys launches four new PolyJet products, including J35 Pro and J55 Prime 3D printers

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has announced a whole slew of new products for its hardware and software portfolio. As well as launching two new PolyJet 3D printers – the...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | June 15, 2021

Viable 3D bioprinted tissues: an animal testing substitute or still years from reality?

Over the last decade, 3D bioprinting has come on leaps and bounds, with significant advances being made in the development of viable, patient-specific soft tissues.  Using...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 15, 2021

Scientists challenge efficacy of laser scan strategies in destressing metal 3D printed parts

New research from the US suggests that a well-established method of reducing residual stresses in metal 3D printed parts may not be as effective as the additive manufacturing...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | June 15, 2021

New 3D printing facilities at Airbus, ARBURG, Wabtec, BellaSeno, hires at Markforged and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our 3D printing jobs and career moves update for the additive manufacturing sector.  If you are looking for a new position in the industry,...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 14, 2021

Nanovia launches two new metal and ceramic filaments for FDM 3D printing

France-based materials manufacturer Nanovia has announced the launch of two new 3D printing filaments. Designed for use with extrusion-based 3D printers, Nanovia Mt Inox 316L is...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | June 14, 2021

Sauber draws on Formula 1 expertise to 3D print spare parts for vintage cars

Sauber Engineering AG, a division of the historic motorsport team Sauber Group, has told Metal AM that it intends to establish a 3D printing business for producing on-demand...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | June 14, 2021