3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

ATO One to launch world’s first “office friendly” metal powder atomizer

Polish 3D printing company 3D Lab is to premiere a spherical metal powder atomization device together with supporting software at formnext 2017. The machine, named the “ATO One”,...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 17, 2017

3D printing replicates the silent flight of owls for next gen aircraft

Silent air vehicles for transport and defense have been identified as an area of national need in the U.S. in a bid to cut noise pollution and enhance military intelligence. In...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 17, 2017

GKN and GE Additive sign MoU for additive manufacturing collaboration

The metal additive manufacturing market saw increased collaboration today with news of a partnership between two major players in the metal 3D printing industry. GKN plc (LSE:GKN...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 17, 2017

Cicadas inspire drug-free antibacterial properties of 3D printed PEKK

Though an effective means of helping to heal broken bones, orthopaedic implants (as foreign matter) always run the risk of creating bacterial infections in the body. Antibiotics...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 17, 2017

Recycling yogurt pots to make 3D printer filament with Refil

Refil, a Netherlands based startup founded by alumni from the Delft University of Technology and members of the Better Future Factory design studio, has launched its latest PLA...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 17, 2017

HP’s metal 3D printer is probably a MIM based metal additive manufacturing method

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) first publicly revealed plans to embark on metal 3D printing at last week’s Security Analyst Meeting. While details given at the event were sparse, 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced Formlabs, EOS, LulzBot, GKN Additive and Dremel 3D

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Formlabs, EOS, Dremel 3D, LulzBot, Laser Prototypes Europe, re:3D, GKN, Royal DSM, Konica Minolta, UT Southwestern...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 16, 2017

Dassault Systèmes launches SOLIDWORKS 2018 for 3D design and engineering

3D Printing Industry recently attended the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2018. The new release of the 3D design and engineering software aims to integrate design into the manufacturing...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

Sigma Labs PrintRite3D® INSPECT™ 3.0 Software will launch at formnext 2017

Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGLB), a Santa Fe, New Mexico based software developer, will launch PrintRite3D® INSPECT™ V3.0 at next month’s formnext show in Frankfurt, Germany....

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

Fraunhofer IFAM introduces metal 3D printing on FFF machines

The options to 3D print metal with a desktop FFF printer are expanding in 2017. Photo’s illustrating the process show how stainless steel can be 3D printed with a €300...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

AIM3D targets metal 3D printing with brand new multi-material pellet-based CEM system

German metal 3D printing OEM AIM3D has unveiled what is intended to be a more cost effective and efficient 3D printing system capable of printing a variety of materials including...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 16, 2017

Metalysis named as ESA Grand Challenger in offworld terraforming project

The European Space Agency (ESA) has named Metalysis, a UK based materials company, their first ESA Grand Challenger. During the Global Space Economic Workshop (GSEW) in Paris,...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

Stratasys bringing continuous build plus full color and multi-material 3D printing to formnext

For many, formnext is the most important event on the 3D printing calendar – visitors can see new technology for the first time, while for enterprises critical final quarter...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 16, 2017

Cast away, 3D printing in the sculpture of Toby Ziegler

Artists are increasingly turning to 3D printing to produce their pieces. It is not often, however, that the artist intentionally interferes with the additive manufacturing process...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 13, 2017

The Future of 3D Printing by Dr. Conor MacCormack Co-founder and CEO of Mcor

Our thought leadership series on the future of 3D printing continues with insights from the co-founder and CEO of Mcor – Dr. Conor MacCormack. Predicting the future is not...

3D Printing Industry | The Future of 3D Printing | October 13, 2017