3D Printing Materials News

Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them

MIT researchers have developed a new method to 3D print mechanisms that detect how force is being applied to an object. The structures are made from a single piece of material, so...

MIT News - 3-D printing | Adam Zewe | MIT News Office | Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021 12:00am EDT

Essentium launches new PEKK filament for high-performance 3D printing applications

Essentium, the manufacturer behind the High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D printer series, has launched its new Essentium PEKK 3D printing filament. The high-performance polymer is...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Sep 13, 2021 9:00am EDT

Tethon 3D and Mechnano enable ESD parts with new high-temperature 3D printing resin

Tethon 3D, a specialist in ceramic 3D printing, has partnered with additive manufacturing materials company Mechnano to develop a novel high-temperature, ESD-safe resin for use...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Sep 13, 2021 5:00am EDT

Researchers 3D print recycled plastic into affordable tools for African farmers

Researchers at the UK’s Loughborough University have managed to turn polymeric refuse collected on the African continent into low-cost agricultural tools for local farmers there...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 5:30am EDT

6K Additive launches new refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing

6K Additive, a producer of industrial materials for the 3D printing sector, has announced the commercial launch of a new set of refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Friday, Sep 10, 2021 5:00pm EDT

3D Printing News Briefs, September 9, 2021: Events, Materials, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the first Formnext + PM South China finally opens this week. In materials news, a biomedical company introduced what it calls the first...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | Thursday, Sep 9, 2021 9:00am EDT

BASF’s Forward AM Certifies 3D Printing for Food Contact

Over the years, there have been a number of firms pitching food-safe 3D printing materials to the market. However, what may not always be immediately clear is that the materials...

3DPrint.com | Michael Molitch-Hou | Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 8:30am EDT

Two Advanced 3D Printing Metal Materials Launched by 3D Systems

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), which reported high second-quarter revenues and earnings after selling both its on-demand 3D printing and medical simulation businesses earlier this summer...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | Tuesday, Sep 7, 2021 8:00am EDT

3D Printing Industry News sliced: Desktop Metal, ExOne, Carbon, BASF, Rocket Lab, ICON and more

In this edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we cover the latest business developments and partnerships in the 3D printing sector. Today’s edition includes a...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Sunday, Sep 5, 2021 5:00am EDT

3D Printing News Briefs, September 4, 2021: MINI Coopers, Metal 3D Printing & More

We’ve got a little business for you to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials. Sandvik is set to acquire a leading CAD/CAM software...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | Saturday, Sep 4, 2021 8:00am EDT

Nanoscribe GT2 adds to MIT.nano fabrication capabilities

MIT.nano has added the Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT2, a high-speed, three-dimensional microfabrication instrument, to its fabrication capabilities. The GT2 will provide MIT...

MIT News - 3-D printing | MIT.nano | Friday, Sep 3, 2021 11:50am EDT

Stratasys gains $20M U.S. Navy contract in “largest government project to-date”

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has been awarded a $20 million U.S. Navy contract, the largest of its kind that the company has ever received.  Set to be fulfilled over the...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Friday, Sep 3, 2021 9:22am EDT

Photocentric launches LC Opus LCD 3D printer – Technical specifications and pricing

3D printer and materials manufacturer Photocentric has unveiled a new desktop LCD 3D printer yet, the LC Opus. Slated for global launch at the International Dental Show in Cologne...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021 1:04pm EDT

STL (3D Printing File Format) – All You Need to Know

What is an STL file? What is it good for? How does it work? We simply explain the STL file format for 3D printing in depth. Here’s a primer on what they are and how they...

All3DP | Dibya Chakravorty | Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021 10:39am EDT

Algae-based irrigation system to be the first of a new generation of “living architecture?”

Researchers at the Egypt-based British University and Cosign Group have 3D printed an algae-loaded filament into an eco-friendly rooftop-mountable water irrigation system. ...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 4:00pm EDT