Free whitepaper explores how 3D printing can be combined with more traditional technologies

Online resource has revealed, in a timely article by Clare Scott, a new, free whitepaper from Stratasys that explains how 3D printing can be combined with other, more traditional manufacturing technologies such as CNC machining, investment casting, injection molding, and so on. The whitepaper provides helpful information for anyone in the manufacturing field – … Read more →

Ryerson students win scholarships in Stratasys 2017 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Stratasys, a global leader in 3D printing and additive solutions, materials and services, has announced the winners of its 13th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. In the competition, secondary and college-level students are tasked with creating or improving a product to fulfill an unmet need. This year, winning entries include prosthetic devices, practical tools … Read more →

University of Waterloo receives $27 million grant to pursue Additive Manufacturing

The University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) has received $27 million CAD ($20 million USD) in funding to set up a “world-class” additive manufacturing laboratory. According to the university, when fully equipped, its Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) lab will be “one of the 10 largest university-based AM facilities in the world.” The Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab … Read more →

Artec Studio 12 adds more user-friendly features

Artec 3D Software’s Studio 12 is now much more user-friendly, with about 75% of new features adopted from customer feedback. “We’re proud to present our most advanced, powerful and comprehensive professional 3D scanning software yet – which is fast, smarter and easyier to use, but which still never compromises on accuracy with a variety of … Read more →

How 3D printing could provide clean water to communities while promoting recycling and solar power

Dr. Mazher Mohammed.

Deakin University (Waurn Ponds, Australia) is currently working on a world-first breakthrough technology capable of printing plumbing and sanitation supplies using discarded plastics. The “3D WASH” technology will be carefully tested and evaluated in the Solomon Islands by Children’s Charity Plan International Australia later this year. Dr. Mazher Mohammed, Research Fellow at Deakin’s School of … Read more →

Massivit 3D helps create world’s first 3D-printed retail store during Christmas season

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies (Lod, Israel) has announced that its customer, OMUS (a specialist 3D printer in Australia) has constructed what is believed to be the world’s first 3D-printed, pop-up retail store on behalf of luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton. Thirty panels in 18 days The eye-catching 9-metre-wide, 10-metre-long and 2.7-metre-high (29.5 ft. x 32.8 … Read more →