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What’s the most expensive 3D printer? Usually, that’s the biggest one. Here are the biggest large scale 3D printers in the world right now.
3D MicroPrint is a new micro laser sintering technology for small, precise metal parts, ideal for automotive, medical and jewelery applications.
GE Additive has revealed it’s building the world’s largest metal 3D printer. The as yet unnamed machine is planned for release next year.
Seeking a competitive advantage, Ferrari are using 3D printing to develop their 2017 Formula 1 engine with an innovative new piston design.
The Chattanooga startup Collider is developing the Orchid 3D printer, capable of producing metal objects comparable to injection molding.
Los Angeles based company, 3DEO, is using a new technique called Intelligent Layering to help reduce the costs of metal 3D printing.
Aviation giant enlists Norsk Titanium to make structural parts for 787 Dreamliner aircraft, potentially saving millions in production costs.
Big Investment, Small Printer
Google, BMW, and Lowe’s Invest Heavily in Desktop Metal 3D Printing Startup
Until now, metal 3D printing is an industrial thing. This might change, as US company “Desktop Metal” brings metal 3D printing to the desktop.
Industrial titan GE has bought two European companies for $1.4 billion, both specializing in 3D printing metal parts for jet engines and cars.
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are developing “direct metal writing” to improve the process of 3D printing metals.
3D printing brings major improvements to facial reconstructive surgery, helping to better recreate a patient’s face after serious trauma.
Desktop Metal received $115 million in funding and by September this year, the first 3D printer will be available with the more expensive option ready for next year.
ESA launches an Additive Manufacturing Benchmarking Centre in the UK, a “one-stop shop” to explore 3D printing projects for space missions.
Arizona State University assistant professor has developed a method of dissolving supports to make end-to-end metal printing faster.
French 3D printing service Sculpteo has developed Agile Metal Technology software which can improve the success rate of 3D printing metal.