3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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SLA 3D printing is in an arms race

Currently, new and improved SLA 3D printing technologies are announced almost on a weekly base, and one outperforms the other with its estimated specifications.

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3D Bioprinting: A Brief Introduction

Bioprinting takes organic materials to form tissues and organs. Find out what‘s possible in this fascinating medical field today.

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Digitally Augmented Additive Manufacturing Parts from Rize

3D printing company Rize has integrated digital rights management into physical 3D printed parts at the voxel-level; embedded QR codes can be used to provide compliance, authenticity and traceability.

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Significant Findings in 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

The 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report shines a light on how the world's biggest 3D printing marketplace handles accusations of infringement of intellectual property.

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Could Vader Systems Transform Metal 3D Printing?

Vader Systems is a start-up run by a family. Together they'e invented a liquid metal 3d printer which could transform additive manufacturing.

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Markforge Onyx One is Carbon Fiber 3D Printer for Prosumers

The new Onyx One 3D printer from Markforged will print carbon fiber reinforced parts for a prosumer-friendly starting price of $3,500.

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Gartner’s 3D Printing Hype Curve: The Best is Yet to Come

Again, Gartner has analyzed the 3D printing market. Their conclusion: 3D Printing has a bright future - but some sections will have to wait.

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3D Printing Industry Shares Their Predictions for 2018

So how was 2017 for you? Looking forward to 2018? Several leading figures in the 3D printing industry talk to ALL3DP about their expectations for the year ahead.

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Formlabs Officially Discontinues Form 1+ 3D Printer

After helping Formlabs become the front-runner in desktop SLA 3D printing, the Form 1+ has officially been laid to rest.

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How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 2)

Shapeways, Sculpteo, i.Materialise, Rinkak and 3D Hubs ship professional 3D printed goods to consumers. Here’s what you must know about their pros and cons.

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Fraunhofer IPA Combine 3D Printing and Injection Molding Advantages

Fraunhofer IPA researchers combined additive manufacturing and injection molding to create the Additive Freeform Casting process which benefits from the advantages of both technologies.

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Ernst & Young: German Companies Lead in 3D Printing Use

According to a new study by auditing and consulting company Ernst & Young, German companies are world leaders in the use of 3D printers.

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Color 3D Printing: Autodesk and Samsung Enter the Arena

Currently, 3D Systems, Mcor and Stratasys offer prograde color 3D printers. Now there are new kids on the block: Autodesk and Samsung.

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Honda Produces Carbon Fiber Parts with Mcor Paper 3D Printing

Mcor Technologies’ selective deposition lamination (SDL) technology is being used by Honda to create paper molds for carbon fiber CFRP parts.

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Airbus Tests 3D Printed Plane for Aerodynamics and AI

THOR, the 3D printed mini plane, attracted a lot of attention at the ILA Berlin Air Show. Now Airbus starts testing the new airplane technology including its artificial intelligence.