In March, Desktop Metal filed a lawsuit against Markforged for allegedly copying portions of its patented metal 3D printing processes. Last week, a federal jury decided to clear Markforged of both IP infringement allegations, marking a major victory for the defendant.
Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, written by former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.
All3DP talks to Desktop Metal Co-Founder and CTO Jonah Myerberg about the company's groundbreaking metal 3D printing technology.
All3DP sits down with Digital Metal's Alexander Sakraditis to discuss the company's high-precision metal 3D printer for small components.
The Massachusetts 3D printing startup Desktop Metal has started shipping its Studio System to customers in the "Pioneer" program.
Australian metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs has made some visible progress toward the development of a new rapid metal 3D printing technology. Dubbed Medium and Large Format Printer, the process could significantly speed up the 3D printing of large metal parts.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing 3D printed woven metal fabrics to use within astronaut suits and large antennas.
Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.
The California-based company 3D Hybrid Solutions is offering three metal 3D printing tools for CNC machines, including Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD), and Cold Spray toolheads.
Engineering students from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, have taken to 3D printing a single-piston internal combustion engine from Titanium for their entry in the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Asia.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces that its first metal 3D printed spare part, a thermostat cover, has passed the quality assurance process.
3D Lab unveils the ATO One, an office-sized atomization system that enables more cost-effective and faster production of metal powders.
Stephen Nigro, president of HP's 3DP business, claims that the tech giant has created a "novel 3D metal approach" that could surface in 2018.
HRL Laboratories in California have made a metallurgical breakthrough; a technique to successfully 3D print high-strength aluminum alloys.
The Chattanooga startup Collider is developing the Orchid 3D printer, capable of producing metal objects comparable to injection molding.
Lightweight automotive parts made with selective laser melting (SLM) 3D printing can improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.