3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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Boeing Innovates With Cost-Cutting Printed Titanium Parts

Aviation giant enlists Norsk Titanium to make structural parts for 787 Dreamliner aircraft, potentially saving millions in production costs.

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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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Sciaky 3D Prints Metal Tank For Arctic Submarine

Submarine manufacturer saves major time and cost by 3D Printing a titanium Variable Ballast tank with EBM technology from Sciaky.

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Berlin’s Power Plant has 3D Printed Parts for More Efficient Electricity

3D printing is helping a large power plant in Berlin use electricity more efficiently to fuel Germany's thriving capital.

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Brand New MakerBot Replicator+ is Faster, Bigger, Quieter

Big round of announcements from MakerBot, including a new MakerBot Replicator+, new filaments, and new apps for professionals and educators.

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Would you Buy a 3D Printer That Prints Diamonds?

Imagine being able to make your own diamonds for your loved one from the comfort of your own home, without the irritations of mining or shopping.

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3D Hubs Secures Whopping $6,999,998 Investment

Predictions of calamity in the 3D printing industry are premature; online marketplace 3D Hubs scores $7 million dollars in Series B funding.

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3D Printing Will Turn Tax System Upside Down

3D printing is disrupting local and global manufacturing; which will most likely result in complicated tax issues. All3DP’s columnist Rachel Park dives into the forms.

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Smart Electronics: UML Delivers 3D Printed Radar Components

Researchers at University of Massachusetts Lowell have developed a new way to 3D print crucial components of radar systems. It’s a new type of ink that opens the door to the 3D printed radar.

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Reddit begins crowdsourcing next generation bionics

This team of volunteers from Reddit are crowdsourcing the development of the world's first medical-grade open source prosthesis - all to get the recent amputee brother of a fellow Redditor back in the gym.

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Formlabs Berlin Office Up and Running, and Growing

Key industry player Formlabs' first office outside of United States has had a busy first few months, and is now hiring more European staff.

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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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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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Futuristic Metal 3D Printed Motorcycle Frame Teased by BMW

Carmaker BMW showed a 3D printed motorcycle frame at their Digital Day 2018 in Munich, an S1000RR superbike with a frame and swing arm fabricated using metal powder laser melting.

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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.