3D Printing News

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

Feb 25, 2019
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Showfloor Report
An Inside Look at the Last-Ever SOLIDWORKS World

Nearly 7,000 professionals, enthusiasts, designers, exhibitors, experts, attended the last "SOLIDWORKS World" in Dallas. Read Sarah Goehrke’s report on the most important CAD conference – and how it will be rebranded for 2020.

Feb 25, 2019
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Knitting: Not Just for Granny
Digital Interlooping: 3D Printing with SLS to Create Knitted Structures

Mark Beecroft, a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art, is exploring the use of 3D printing in industrial knitting in a process he calls 'digital interlooping'.

Feb 25, 2019
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3D Printing in the Pompidou
Explore World’s First 3D Printed Bio-Reactor at Centre Pompidou

The architectural studio "ecoLogicStudio" and its research partners developed the world's first 3D printed bio-reactor. It is currently on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as part of “Le Fabrique du Vivant” exhibition.

Feb 22, 2019
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Say Cheese
Stratasys Unveils High Resolution J720 Dental 3D Printer

The 3D printing giant Stratasys' new J720 Dental printer is able to create extremely high resolution, full-colour, realistic dental models for patients. The machine will be available for sale in May 2019.

Feb 21, 2019
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Fast as a Hummingbird
Thor3D Releases Hand-Held 3D Scanner Calibry and Launches Dedicated Brand

Thor3D, the 3D imaging company, announced the release of its latest hand-held 3D scanner, the Calibry, at this year's TCT Asia exhibition in Shanghai, China. 

Feb 21, 2019
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Pilot to Commercial
Luxexcel 3D Prints 5,000 Ophthalmic Lenses in Last Year on VisionPlatforms

Luxexcel, the only company in the world using 3D printing technology to create custom ophthalmic lenses, has printed over 5,000 lenses on its VisionPlatforms which it announced have moved from the pilot phase to printing commercially.

Feb 20, 2019
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Sounds Great
DEEPTIME Studio Unveils 3D Printed Speakers Made From Sand

DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.

Feb 19, 2019
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Gamble-ing on Bioprinting
Procter & Gamble Partners with Aether to Advance AI-Driven 3D Bioprinting

The 3D printing and AI startup Aether has reached a two-year joint agreement with Procter & Gamble to further develop its AI-driven 3D bioprinting system into an "intelligent robotic craftsman".

Feb 19, 2019
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Working Together
Airbus and Farsoon Partner to Create 3D Printing Polymer Material for Civil Aviation

Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use. 

Feb 18, 2019
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We Have Lift Off
US Rocket Factory Relativity Receives 3D Printing Metal Technology Patent

Relativity, the autonomous rocket factory and launch service, has been granted a patent for its machine learning 3D metal printing technology. It's also added three senior leaders from the aerospace industry to its executive team.

Feb 18, 2019
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The Pathio to Greatness?
2019 E3D Pathio Slicer – Everything We Know so Far

Eighteen months in the making, E3D spinoff Pathio debuts its eponymous slicer. In beta and available now, Pathio features nifty new features and a slick UI that’s simultaneously familiar and completely fresh.

Feb 17, 2019
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Don't Stop Moving
3D Printed Safe Landing Garment Prevents Knee Injuries

Hubert Chen, an industrial design student, has developed a 3D printed compression sleeve called the Safe Landing Garment which helps ensure athletes land properly and don't get injured.

Feb 17, 2019
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3Doodler Launch First Mobile App and 2019 EDU, Create+ and Start Product Lines

3Doodler, popular 3D printing pen and former Kickstarter darling, has announced the launch of its 2019 3Doodler EDU, Create+ and Start Product lines. Also new: A mobile app which helps kids and adults construct 3D products at home. 

Feb 12, 2019
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Single (Piece) and Ready to Mingle (Among the Stars)
Orbex Partners with SLM Solutions to Produce Clean-Burning 3D Printed Rocket

Orbex, the UK-based microsatellite launch company, has partnered with German additive manufacturer SLM Solutions to 3D print a single-piece engine. Claimed to be the world's largest, the engine is a part of Orbex's Prime rocket and was unveiled at the opening of a new facility in Scotland.

Feb 12, 2019
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How Zero Gravity Improves Bioprinting
Russian Company “3D Bioprinting Solution” Prints Organs in Space

The "Organaut" bioprinter on the International Space Station has started to print human micro-organs in zero gravity. The first experiments already looked promising.