3D Printing News

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Sep 25, 2018
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Laying the Groundwork
Studio Plott Display 3D Printed Rugs at London Design Festival

Eindhoven-based Studio Plott showcased their Open Rugs at last week's London Design Festival. No need to worry if you missed it -- the studio will launch six brand new patterns at next month's Dutch Design Week.

Sep 25, 2018
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Stronger materials, more printing options
Ultimaker Introduces New Material Profiles and CC Red 0.6 Print Core for Industrial Use

This week at TCT Show, Ultimaker is launching a new third-party material solution that consists of industrial material profiles and the new CC Red 0.6 print core.

Sep 24, 2018
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New Improved Formulas
Thought3D Releases Speciality Mixes of Magigoo for Industrial Use

Thought3D, the Malta-based chemical and materials startup, is releasing new specialty mixes of its 3D printing adhesive Magigoo. Each product is specially engineered to handle advanced materials, such as Polypropylene, Polycarbonate, and Nylon.

Sep 21, 2018
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Algorithm for the Win
Researchers Detect Defects in Metal 3D Printed Parts Using Neural Networks

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a means to detect in real time whether a metal 3D printed part will be of good quality. Using machine learning algorithms (called convolutional neural networks) and a live video feed the team can spot defects in a piece as it's printing.

Sep 21, 2018
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AM Insider
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 38 / 2018

Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, presented by industry expert Sarah Goehrke.

Sep 20, 2018
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Prusa Power
Prusa Research Brings Material Production In-House with Prusament Filament

Josef Prusa has announced the release of Prusament, a new brand of filament that is developed in-house at Prusa Research's new filament factory.

Sep 20, 2018
Featured image of The Next Big Thing in Desktop SLA? Peopoly Introduces the Moai 200
Would You Like Fries With That?
The Next Big Thing in Desktop SLA? Peopoly Introduces the Moai 200

Ahead of next week's TCT Show, Peopoly has revealed a supersized version of its popular Moai SLA kit 3D printer. Get your gloves ready - the Peopoly Moai 200 prints up to 200mm-cubed.

Sep 20, 2018
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Investment in Innovation
Evolve Additive Solutions Receive $19 Million Equity Investment Led by LEGO Brand Group

Evolve Additive Solutions, a spin-off company from Stratasys, has announced the completion of an equity investment of $19 million led by LEGO Brand Group.

Sep 20, 2018
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WASP to Save the Earth
WASP to Present Infinity 3D Printer at “A Call to Save the World” Event Next Month

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has finished developing its 3D printer which can print on an architectural scale. They call it the "Infinity 3D printer" and it'll be presented next month in Massa Lombarda. 

Sep 18, 2018
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Firmware Updates
Major Firmware Update, Multi-Extruder News for Prusa MK3/MK2.5

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, has released new major firmware for the MK3/MK2.5 3D printer, a new Slic3r PE 1.41.0, and the Multi Material Upgrade 2.0 is shipping now.

Sep 18, 2018
Featured image of BMW’s Vision iNEXT Concept Car Features a Sensor-Packed 3D Printed Grille
The Future is Autonomous, and Hofmeister Kinkless
BMW’s Vision iNEXT Concept Car Features a Sensor-Packed 3D Printed Grille

BMW has outlined what it thinks the future car is: autonomous, all-electric and, to all intents and purposes a living-room-on-wheels. Oh, and it has a purty 3D printed grille.

Sep 17, 2018
Featured image of ETH Zurich Researchers Print Tough Hierarchical Liquid-Crystal-Polymer Structures
Bio-Inspired
ETH Zurich Researchers Print Tough Hierarchical Liquid-Crystal-Polymer Structures

Researchers from ETH Zurich, Switzerland have used an FDM 3D printer and liquid-crystal-polymers to create lightweight structures tough enough to rival purpose-built fiber-reinforced materials. The method is inspired by natural materials such as bone and spider's silk, relying upon the orientation of elements of the material at the molecular level for its strength.

Sep 16, 2018
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New Industrial Material
MatterHackers Launches Engineering-Grade Material: NylonG

MatterHackers has launched a new advanced, engineering-grade material to join its catalog. This material is called NylonG - a glass-fiber infused Nylon that provides high tensile strength and resistance. 

Sep 13, 2018
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The 3D Hubs of Old Meets its Maker
3D Hubs’ 3D Printing Going Fully B2B, to Leave Low Activity Makers Behind

A communication from 3D Hubs to hub operators spells the end times for the service’s original business model. From October, highly rated hubs must be registered as businesses and apply to become Manufacturing Partners; smaller operations are out.

Sep 12, 2018
Featured image of Moritz Simon Geist 3D Prints Robots to Play Electronic Music
Sweet 3D Printed Beats
Moritz Simon Geist 3D Prints Robots to Play Electronic Music

Moritz Simon Geist uses sonic robots to compose robotic electronic music meaning his music relies on hardware, not software, to create beats. This October, his EP "The Material Turn" will debut.