3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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3DBenchy Updated for Dual-Print & Multi-part Assembly

Two new varieties of 3DBenchy have been added to the fleet; one is dual-print ready, and another is multi-part assembly. Printer tests ahoy!

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3MF File Format: A new format for the age of 3D printing

The 3MF Consortium (Microsoft, HP, Autodesk et. al.) created a new file format to suite the whole process from 3D modeling to manufacturing.

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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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MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

New online course from MIT and Boeing to teach professionals how to invent and implement innovative new applications for additive manufacturing.

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BMW to Establish Additive Manufacturing Campus in Munich

With a total investment worth over €10 million, automotive giant BMW will open an industrial scale 3D printing campus in Munich, Germany in early 2019.

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Researchers use X-rays to Understand and Avoid Metal 3D Print Defects

Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers used X-rays to learn more about 3D printing defects and understand how to print 3D metal parts without defects.

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New High-Speed Sintering 3D Printing Process from Voxeljet

Voxeljet to unveil new 3D printing technology at Formnext, a High-Speed Sintering process for the production of end-use parts.

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Project AME: Fully Operational Excavator with 3D Printed Parts

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has showcased the potential of large scale 3D printing with this fully functional excavator build.

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Stratasys F123 Series Offers Professional Quality 3D Prints For Your Office

The Stratasys F123 3D printers provide an improved user experience and industrial-grade performance. They aim for design or engineering office environments, labs, and classrooms.

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With Multi Jet Fusion, HP Challenges Injection Molding

At a sprawling campus on the outskirts of Barcelona, HP showed ALL3DP the future of commercial 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion technology.

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Losing Hair? A 3D Printed Solution Can Help

Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories, an Italian company, have developed the CNC hair system which works essentially as a non-invasive hair transplant.

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Trend report April 2015
The highest rated 3D printers

3D printing trends March/April: These were the most popular 3D printers and 3D design software tools on the 3D Hubs network.

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How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 4)

Software giants and leading 3D printer manufacturers are some of the most interesting companies in 3D printing. If you want to invest in 3D printing, you should also know these companies.

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Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

Materialise is the world's first additive manufacturing company to receive FDA clearance for diagnostic 3D printed anatomical models. FDA clearance supports the continued growth of point-of-care 3D printing facilities.

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Gregory Kress New CEO of 3D Printing Marketplace Shapeways

Shapeways has a new CEO and his name is Gregory Kress; the company will continue its expansion into a 3D printing marketplace where creators can design, make, and sell their ideas.