3D printing a better mold

Monday, May 2, 2016

The debate over the use of 3D printing to create molds for various tooling needs continues. 3D printing is a viable option for making molds for tooling, but,…

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Advancing 3D printing in medicine

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

From the printing of simple prosthetics to pre-surgical aids, 3D printing continues to prove its usefulness in medicine. Yet, medicine has only accessed the tip of the usefulness…

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Using additive for lightweight design

Thursday, April 21, 2016

At the Hanover Fair (April 25-29 2016), EOS, a leader in additive manufacturing (AM) systems, will be part of a collaborative* exhibit on lightweight design. The demand for…

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Materials chemistry moves electronics 3D printing forward

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Materials will always be key to the 3D printing industry’s success, and the chemistry behind materials development will be a major growth area. The latest company to put…

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Additive manufacturing—after the hype

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

How has the all the hype around 3D printing /additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) prototyping and manufacturing endeavors affected you? If you follow the Gartner hype curve, we are probably…

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A safer metal additive 3D printing system

Monday, April 11, 2016

Another new method to additively build parts discussed at the recent AMUG Conference was NanoParticle Jetting from XJet. XJet takes stochastic metal-nanoparticles and engulfs them in a proprietary…

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New 3D printing technique–Build parts through software controlled chemical reactions

Monday, April 11, 2016

Better living through chemistry is a phrase that could be applied to the company Carbon. The founders’ goal is to make real final parts through a form of…

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Legacy Effects uses many 3D printing technologies for film and TV special effects. Multiple masks of Jason Statham, for example, were initially 3D printed to test out a commercial concept.

AMUG 2016—a unique opportunity to learn and connect

Friday, April 8, 2016

Most conferences and shows about 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) focus on giving vendors an opportunity to reach potential customers. The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education…

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EnvisionTEC releases new 3D printing material

Thursday, April 7, 2016

EnvisionTEC, a leading global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printers and materials, announced its newest 3SP material, PolyPro MAX 3SP, a tough and flexible photopolymer representation of polypropylene….

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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Somos to accelerate stereolithography material innovation

Thursday, April 7, 2016

It looks like development in UV curable materials, such as those used in Stereolithography (SL) 3D printers, is resurging. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, an indirect subsidiary of Stratasys, Ltd….

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