3D Printing News

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

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 19, 2018
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Plant Power
Researchers Develop Cost-Effective Cellulose-Based 4D Printing Ink

Researchers from the University of Bath and the University of Bristol, UK, have developed a sustainable and cost-effective responsive ink for 4D printing. Inspired by the pine cone, it has a high cellulose content.

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
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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
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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 14, 2018
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AM Insider
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 37 / 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 14, 2018
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Mass Metal
Volkswagen Uses HP Metal Jet System to Mass Produce 3D Printed Components

Volkswagen has announced that it will use the new HP Metal Jet system to simplify and speed up production with metal 3D printing. Compared to other metal 3D printing methods, the company claims that this new process will improve productivity by up to fifty times.

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
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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. 

Sep 11, 2018
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Proven Projects
Kickstarter Partners with Autodesk to Release 3D Printer Assessment STL

In an attempt to standardize a measure for a 3D printer's abilities, Kickstarter and Autodesk have collaborated to create an open-source 3D printing quality test.

Sep 11, 2018
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I'll be Back
3D Print Your Own Terminator Skull Complete with Moving Eyes and Jaw

Noah Williamson has been making models for around four years. He's certainly mastered the craft as his latest design is a 3D printed Terminator skull with working eyes, jaw "and more". 

Sep 7, 2018
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Getting Meta with Molds
Researchers Optimize Silicone Mold Fabrication with 3D Printed “Metamolds”

Researchers have developed a new tool to produce 3D printed "metamolds", which can be used to fabricate optimized silicone molds in a quick and cost-effective manner.

Sep 7, 2018
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AM Insider
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 36 / 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 former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.