Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.
Ultimaker Cura, the free, open-source 3D printing slicer has been updated once again. The software now offers a convenient way to manage plugins and material profiles called the Marketplace. Download Cura 3.6 for free from Ultimaker’s website.
At Formnext 2018, DyeMansion is introducing new colored dyes and materials to its portfolio and a technology which it claims can achieve surfaces that rival injection molded parts, called Vaporfuse Surfacing (VFS).
Sinterit has launched a new TPE material type for its Lisa desktop SLS 3D printers. The material is the company's first thermoplastic elastomer, and is on display at Formnext 2018.
At Formnext, which starts today, XYZprinting is unveiling three new PLA-based printing materials which are aimed at hobbyist and professional 3D printing needs. An antibacterial PLA, a copper metallic PLA, and a carbon PLA, the materials complement a busy showing for the company this week.
EnvisionTEC, a provider of professional-grade 3D printing solutions, has announced ahead of Formnext that it is debuting a DLP-based 3D printer. What's unique about this printer is that it utilizes a 4K projector with artificial intelligence.
Thought3D, known for its 3D printing adhesives, worked with Owens Corning, the world leader in fiberglass composite materials to launch Magigoo PP-GF which works with the latter's XStrand GF30-PP material.
Josef Průša, founder of Prusa Research, has released a blog post sharing information about Prusament status, MMU2.0, and, most interestingly, powder-coated sheets updates. This comes before his 2018 final recap.
Nanoe, the developer of ready-to-sinter Nanopowders for the ceramic industry, is to launch a metal and ceramic desktop 3D printing system at Formnext. Called Zetaprint, the system will debut alongside the company's new Zetamix stainless steel 316 filament.
Clean2Antartica is a "playful" project started by Edwin and Liesbeth ter Velde which will see them drive a 3D printed truck from Antartica's base camp to the South Pole.
On Sunday at Ottawa City Hall, a world premiere occurred: An ensemble playing only 3D printed instruments performed traditional chamber music. The all-female ensemble is called 3D String Theory.
Verbatim, the data storage and recently 3D printing filament company, has launched a new bio-friendly filament called Durabio. The company will be at Formnext this month to discuss this latest development.
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a 3D bioprinting technique that enables local control over an object's firmness. It could one day be used to create patient-specific artificial vessels and organs.
Australian based metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic Limited, has partnered with the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), CSIRO and RMIT University in a $2.6 million deal to meet aeronautical standards for the company’s Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology.
Apium Additive Technologies, the 3D printing manufacturer, has launched a polypropylene (PP) material to its additive manufacturing portfolio. More news from the company will be announced at Formnext in November.
Lockheed Martin, the aerospace and defense giant, is the first company to be certified for Additive Manufacturing safety by UL, the global safety consulting and certification company.
Now launched on Kickstarter is a 3D printed knitwear campaign by The Girl and the Machine which aims to reduce consumption by providing high quality, luxurious merino wool jumpers made to meet your tastes and sizing exactly.
Askja Audio, a French company creating systems for audiophiles, reveals how important 3D printing processes are to its manufacturing process.