Markforged releases white paper on production line 3D Printing

Industrial 3D printer specialist Markforged (Watertown, MA) has released a new guide to production-level 3D printing. “Additive manufacturing (AM) technology can help companies recognize new cost savings and productivity improvements with high strength, custom printed parts built for the production line,” said the OEM. The guide helps to identify the best 3D printing applications for … Read more →

HP offers engineering–grade 3D-printed parts in less time

HP’s expanded 3D-printing portfolio now includes the new Jet Fusion 300/500 Series of 3D printers – “the industry’s first 3D printing technology that enables manufacturers to produce engineering-grade, functional parts in full colour, black or white, with voxel control in a fraction of the time of other solutions,” said the OEM. Depending on the configuration … Read more →

MIT releases new desktop 3D printing system that’s up to 10 times faster than commercial 3D printers

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is, quite simply, improving 3D printing. Anastasios John Hart is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of MIT’s Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity and its Mechanosynthesis Group. He’s been working with MIT engineers to develop a desktop 3D printer that can perform up to 10 times faster … Read more →

XYZprinting unveils low-cost da Vinci Color AiO 3D Printer

XYZPrinting’s compact, entry-level da Vinci Color AiO 3D Printer, with an expected retail price of under $3,5000, is designed to provide full-color 3D printing to small businesses and schools “at a fraction of the cost of other full-colour 3D printers, making it an accessible tool for anyone looking to incorporate 3D printing into their business … Read more →

New 3D printing filament supplier opens in Hamilton

A new 3D printing filament supplier (retail and online) based in Hamilton, Ontario, could become one of our top providers of filaments, along with resins and 3D printers from Wanhao. 3D Printing Canada is a subsidiary of engineering and design company N3 Technologies – which has expertise in the aerospace, automotive and power-generation sectors. The … Read more →

3D-printed skull helps to save newborn’s life

Here’s an inspiring story from – especially heartwarming at this time of the year. Sofia wasn’t crying when she was born. It’s hard to think about the feelings that must have been experienced by a couple in Perth, Australia when their baby was born, and there was no accompanying crying. Instead, what the horrified … Read more →

Kodak to release its new Portrait 3D Printer in March

Kodak’s new Portrait 3D Printer is a reliable manufacturing system capable of producing end-use parts in a wide variety of materials. Its solid steel structure, quality components and careful design result in a high uptime with low maintenance costs, said the OEM. Its dual extruder solution permits printing of more complex objects with a better … Read more →

UVic project receives $100,000 to deliver 3D printed supports to children

From comes news about a group of engineers at the University of Victoria (UVic – Victoria, British Columbia) who recently received a $100,000 seed grant for the development of 3D-printed back braces and other orthoses. An orthoses refers to externally applied devices designed and fitted to the body to achieve certain physical goals. The … Read more →

Twelve-year-old creates his own 3D Printer

Twelve-year-old student Chinmay Arya of Laurel High School in Delhi, India, was first introduced to 3D printing through the 3Dexter technology lab at his school, sometimes staying until 7 pm when other students had already gone home. He was so fascinated by the school’s 3D printer that he decided to create one of his own … Read more →

XYZ Printing releases MfgPro230 xS 3D Printer

XYZ Printing (San Diego, California) has unveiled its new MfgPro230 xS 3D Printer that uses CO2 Selective Laser Sintering technology (SLS) for printing in various plastic materials to produce a wider selection of engineering parts. The MfgPro230 xS lays down a layer of thermoplastic material and fuses it with a laser. The result is a … Read more →

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