Mimaki expands 3D printer line with large-scale 3DGD-1800

Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has released the Mimaki 3DGD-1800 Large-Scale 3D printer for creating dimensional displays for a variety of applications. It joins the OEM’s 3DUJ-553 full-colour and 3DFF-222 tabletop models “for a full range of 3D print technologies available from Mimaki USA.” Featuring Gel Dispensing … Read more →

BCC report reveals the global market outlook for the top 10 3D Printing companies to 2023

This new report provides detailed information on companies that UK-based BCC Research has identified as 3D printing market leaders. These companies are selected based on revenue, innovations, the strength of their product portfolio, regional presence, investment capacity and similar others factors. The report also provides brief information and an overview of the 3D printing market. … Read more →

DSM, Royal HaskoningDHV and CEAD design first lightweight 3D-printed bridge protoype using FRP

Netherlands-based Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM have announced that they’ve partnered to design the world’s first lightweight, 3D-printed FRP pedestrian bridge prototype using a composite material that consists of a glass-filled thermoplastic PET (Arnite), and is combined with continuous glass fibres that are added in the 3D-printing process. This unique combination offers high strength with … Read more →

Scan Dimension releases Mac Version of its SOL 3D Scanner

Scan Dimension (Chantilly, Virginia), developer of 3D scanning, imaging and realization technology, has unveiled the macOS version of its 3D desktop scanner, SOL. Scan Dimension’s SOL is the 3D market’s “most user-friendly 3D scanner, ideal for the engineer, maker, designer or hobbyist. Now, customers can use SOL with macOS Mojave,” said the OEM. “The feedback … Read more →

Stratasys releases four free whitepapers via its new Knowledge Center

Stratasys, a global leader in 3D printing and additive solutions, has collaborated with 3DPrint.com and launched a Knowledge Center initially showcasing four new whitepapers, all free for visitors to download. They include: • Be a Consumer Brand Standout.  How 3D printed multi-colour, multi-material prototypes help consumer product companies gain a competitive edge with more design freedom … Read more →

MakerBot launches Method 3D Printer

MakerBot (Brooklyn, NY) has introduced “a new category for the 3D professional segment” with the launch of Method, “the first Performance 3D Printer.” The OEM added that performance 3D printing bridges the gap between desktop and industrial 3D printing by bringing features that were previously only available on industrial 3D printers, to professionals at a … Read more →

Organic and Printed Electronics industry to see 9% boost in sales revenue by end of 2018: OE-A survey

The organic and printed electronics industry is growing steadily. This was the clear message from the latest Business Climate Survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a Working Group within the Europe-based VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association). The survey also revealed that the adoption of printed electronics is spreading rapidly across various … Read more →

Chromasens releases newest 3DPIXA 3D Camera for improved inspection of specular materials

Inspection of specular materials is challenging for conventional imaging systems since their shiny surfaces create a hotspot glare, confusing machine vision software and making it impossible to reliably detect texture and topology defects. To solve this problem, Chromasens has expanded its 3DPIXA family of 3D linescan cameras with a new dual model featuring 70µm optical … Read more →

Free 3D Systems Whitepaper discusses scalable, digital molding process and Figure 4 3D Printing

Digital molding is a scalable 3D printing process that can increase the speed and simplicity of producing plastic parts, allowing designs to move from CAD to manufacturing without the use of tooling. However, it can make parts too complex for injection molding to handle. This disruptive technology – an excellent alternative for low-volume plastic parts … Read more →