3D Printing News

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

Mar 29, 2019
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Raise3D to Announce RaiseFactory Systems at Hannover Messe

Raise3d, a 3D printer manufacturer, will announce its first step into flexible manufacturing solutions with the RaiseFactory systems at the Hannover Messe in Germany.

Mar 29, 2019
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Aleph Objects Launches LulzBot TAZ Pro, its First-Ever Industrial Open Source 3D Printer

Aleph Objects, the well-known 3D printer manufacturer, launches the LulzBot TAZ Pro, its first ever industrial open source 3D printer. 

Mar 28, 2019
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Make No Bones About It
Shapeways and EOS Venture into Orthosis and Prosthesis Market

Shapeways, the 3D printed goods manufacturer, partnered with EOS, the Additive Manufacturing solutions developer, to venture into the orthosis and prosthesis market with the launch of PA11, a bio-degradable, revolutionary material.

Mar 27, 2019
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SmarTech Analysis Releases Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry Report

SmarTech Analysis released the latest edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report which forecasts market opportunities for 3D printing in the dentistry industry.

Mar 27, 2019
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BCN3D 4EVER
BCN3D Becomes an Independent Company, Raises $3-million

The company, which began in 2012 as part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is ready to ramp up production and innovation.

Mar 27, 2019
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Two Heads Are Better Than One
AMBOTS Brings Autonomous Collaboration to Manufacturing

The build area is a difficult thing to improve on in 3D printers. Maintaining accuracy over a large area is a challenge, and as a result, larger machines are expensive and complex. But what if, instead of one big machine, you had many small, mobile robots getting the job done?

Mar 26, 2019
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Layers don’t have to run just one way
FDM 2.0: Reinforced Layer Adhesion with Kai Parthy

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is fundamentally a layers game. Its simplicity, however, is also its downfall: poor inter-layer adhesion is a universal weakness. In this article, we’ll explore a solution to this limitation in FDM.

Mar 25, 2019
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Better Late Than Never
3D Printed Rose Blossoms and Lights Up When Touched

Daren Schwenke, a maker from Tampa, Florida, created a 3D printed blooming rose for his love, Christine. He used an animated wireframe and clear printed petals so that when its leaf is touched, the rose blossoms and lights up.

Mar 25, 2019
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My Heart Will Go On (A 3D Printer)
3D Printing Hearts of Babies with Congenital Heart Disease to Improve Care

A team of researchers at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust developed an approach to improve the care of babies with congenital heart disease by creating a 3D model of their hearts while inside the womb.

Mar 22, 2019
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3D Printed in One
Desktop Metal Explores Why Next Generation of Golf Clubs Should be 3D Printed

Can 3D printing transform the design and manufacturing of golf clubs to help improve your game? Desktop Metal explores this in a recent feature on their site.

Mar 22, 2019
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We're Pro Anti-Bacterial Material
Copper3D Releases First of Its Kind Anti-Bacterial PLA Material

Copper3D, the Chilean/US company, announced a new anti-bacterial PLA material that could be used in prostheses to prevent bacterial infections.

Mar 21, 2019
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Time Flies When You're Having Fun(ding)
Markforged Closes $82 Million Series D Funding Round and Plans for Global Expansion

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has closed an USD$82 million Series D funding round which will "help accelerate the next industrial revolution" through global expansion.

Mar 21, 2019
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My 3D Printing-Sense is Tingling
Check Out This Larger Than Life-Sized Spiderman Model

A 3D printing company based in India additively manufactured a larger than life-sized Spiderman model in two days. They glued 30 parts together in three hours to create the almost two-meter tall model. 

Mar 19, 2019
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Aston Martin Launches AM-RB 003 Hypercar with 3D Printed Interiors

At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin launched the AM-RB 003 hypercar which uses 3D printing for interior parts and will be put into production in 2021.

Mar 18, 2019
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The Best A Breast Can Get
University Student 3D Prints Colorful Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

University of Plymouth student Rosie Brave is mixing 3D printing and traditional arts and crafts to create colorful prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery.