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 →

3DPrinterOS to power Kodak Portrait 3D Printer

3DPrinterOS, a leading U.S.-based software provider for 3D printers, has announced that it will be powering Smart International’s Kodak Portrait 3D Printers “aiming to set a new standard in professional 3D printing.” Under the partnership, all Kodak Portrait 3D Printers will come bundled with 3DPrinterOS Cloud 3D Printer Management, with the goal of driving mass … Read more →

Microsoft and 3DPrinterOS launch world’s first Enterprise IT-compliant 3D Printer Management Platform

Microsoft and 3DPrinterOS (San Francisco, California) have unveiled a 3D printing software bundle aimed at drastically reducing the effort needed to securely deploy 3D printing within enterprises. “We chose to work with 3DPrinterOS because their 3D printing software covers the widest amount of machines. Coupled with our Azure private and public clouds, this simplifies how … Read more →

Mohawk College students to work with AMM – one of Canada’s leading 3D printing and engineering services provider

Toronto-based Additive Metal Manufacturing Incorporated (AMM) is joining forces with Mohawk College (Hamilton, Ontario) to give students in the college’s Mechanical Engineering Technology and Non-Destructive Testing programs the opportunity to work directly with the industry on developing advanced 3D manufacturing techniques and processes. Additive Metal Manufacturing provides 3D metal printing and engineering services to a … Read more →

Massivit 3D appoints Sykes as President for North America

Massivit 3D (Lod, Israel), a leading provider of large-format 3D printing solutions for visual communications applications, has announced the appointment of Kevin Sykes as President for North America. Effective immediately, Sykes will be building and leading Massivit 3D’s North American subsidiary which will be headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. This includes strategy, sales, marketing, operations and … Read more →

LSEV 3D-printed electric car set for mass production

Experts predict that electric, autonomous, 3D-printed cars that are safer, more environmentally friendly and customizable are destined for our roads. The new LSEV boasts two of these “essential” features – it’s not autonomous, but it is electric and most of its parts are 3D printed. The two-seater car from Italian manufacturer XEV has all of … Read more →

Beloved family pet gets a new 3D-printed foot

Sometimes highlighting the impact of 3D printing can be as rewarding as delving into the technology itself. From The Missourian, with images courtesy of Hailey Hofer, comes this heartwarming story. Tucker, a cute five-year-old Australian Shepherd was born missing several bones in his back right foot. Kendra Warlow, who adopted Tucker when he was eight … Read more →

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 →

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