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 3DPrint.com – 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 3dprintingindustry.com 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 →

ACEO launches multi-material silicone 3D printing technology

In 2015, leading chemical company Wacker Chemie (München Germany) introduced its 3D printing solution for silicones under the trademark ACEO Brand. Using drop-on-demand inkjet, the technology was able to design so-called “impossible objects” in silicone for the first time. Today, ACEO has introduced multi-material capabilities to its proprietary silicone solution. Dr. Bernd Pachaly, Head of … Read more →

Massivit to hold Open House to explore opportunities in wide-format
 3D Printing

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies (Lod, Israel) is coming to Canada. The manufacturer of the Massivit 1800 3D Printer, which includes groundbreaking technology that produces unique, attention-grabbing large-format 3D displays for a wide variety of markets, will hold a special Open House at Media Resources, 1387 Cornwall Road in Oakville, Ontario on Tuesday, November 14. Please … Read more →

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