3D Printing Industry

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Made in Britain
Research Center Acquires First HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer in UK

The HP Jet Fusion 3D printer finds its first home in the United Kingdom, at the Manufacturing Technology Center in Coventry.

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Carl Bass, Former CEO of Autodesk, Joins Formlabs Board of Directors

Submarine manufacturer saves major time and cost by 3D Printing a titanium Variable Ballast tank with EBM technology from Sciaky. The production of an Arctic Explorer submarine was nearly scuppered after the supplier of a component went out of business. To find a solution, however, International Submarine Engineering (ISE) didn’t have to dive too deep. […]

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OhmniLabs Robot Made in PrintrBot 3D Printer Farm

Ohmni is a robot developed using Printrbot 3D printers which will make speaking to family easier, no matter where in the world you are.

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Signup for Early Access to HP Multi Jet Fusion with Shapeways

Attention Eager Beavers! Online 3D printing service Shapeways is launching an Early Access Programme for the HP Multi Jet Fusion printer.

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German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp to Launch 3D Printing Center in September

German industrial group, Thyssenkrupp, has announced the launch of a 3D printing center which will produce plastic and metal products.

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Learn About Design for Additive Manufacturing with Wohlers Associates

Wohlers Associates and Materialise are offering a three-day course on design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) in Leuven, Belgium.

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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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Up to 100 Times Faster
Xaar Plans to Produce 3D Printed Objects on Industrial Scale

Xaar, a company which supplies industrial inkjet printheads, wants to ramp up 3D printing to industrial production speed level.

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MakerBot MinFill Offers Faster Prints With Less Filament

MakerBot has unveiled the new MinFill feature for MakerBot Print, enabling minimized infill for faster prints that use less material.

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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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Can You Dig It
Project AME: Fully Operational Excavator with 3D Printed Parts

Submarine manufacturer saves major time and cost by 3D Printing a titanium Variable Ballast tank with EBM technology from Sciaky. The production of an Arctic Explorer submarine was nearly scuppered after the supplier of a component went out of business. To find a solution, however, International Submarine Engineering (ISE) didn’t have to dive too deep. […]

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Precautionary Measures
Ultimaker Files Defensive Patents, Abandoning Open Source?

Citing a need to protect IP and freedom to innovate, open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker is now investing in defensive patents.

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Researchers Develop Stretchable Elastomers for 3D Printing

Researchers in additive manufacturing materials have developed a group of extremely stretchy, UV-curable, and 3D printable elastomers.

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Boeing’s Space Taxi Will Use More than 600 3D Printed Parts

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space crew capsules will use more than 600 3D-printed parts. Some of them are even made of plastic.

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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.