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ECN uses new DLP technology for 3D printing metals

ECN uses new DLP technology for 3D printing metals | 3DM news | Scoop.it
ECN and its partners have developed so-called Digital Light Processing-based technology (DLP) for 3D printing ceramic materials, and tests have shown that this technology can also be used for printing metals, providing a higher-quality alternative to existing 3D metal-shaping techniques.
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3D-Materials present their new 3DM-XPRO resin dedicated for functional uses

3D-Materials present their new 3DM-XPRO resin dedicated for functional uses | 3DM news | Scoop.it
3D-Materials products are available online on www.3dm-shop.com
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Brightlands Materials Center project to develop advanced materials for 3D and 4D printing

Brightlands Materials Center project to develop advanced materials for 3D and 4D printing | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Netherlands-based Brightlands Materials Center is teaming up with partners DSM, Xilloc Medical, Eindhoven University of Technology, Maastricht University and NWO on a four-year project to explore new polymeric materials for additive manufacturing (AM) and 4D printing. These new materials are aimed to bring improved and novel properties based on recently developed concepts of dynamic and reversible chemistry.'
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Multimaterial Voxel-3D printing can print data sets as physical objects

Multimaterial Voxel-3D printing can print data sets as physical objects | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and the MIT Media Lab has come up with a way to get 3D printers to print objects using physical manifestations of data sets rather than geometric representations.'...
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ETH Zurich develops 3D printed paddling submarine that swims without an engine

ETH Zurich develops 3D printed paddling submarine that swims without an engine | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers at ETH Zurich have teamed up with colleagues at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to develop a new propulsion concept for swimming robots. The robot exploits temperature fluctuations in the water for propulsion without the need for an engine, propellant, or power supply.
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3MF Format for 3D Printing : What it is and How to Use it ?

3MF Format for 3D Printing : What it is and How to Use it ? | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Adding intelligence to solid modeling files is the first step toward more sophisticated 3D prints. One way to do it is with 3MF formatting.
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Stratasys Spinoff Evolve Additive Will Champion “Newish” 3D Printing Method Called STEP

Stratasys Spinoff Evolve Additive Will Champion “Newish” 3D Printing Method Called STEP | 3DM news | Scoop.it
According to Stratasys, STEP, which has been under development by Stratasys since 2009, is 50 times faster than other polymer 3D printing processes and achieves more directional strength in the print.
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BioNEEK knee brace exploits INTAMSYS 3D printing and ultra-light PEEK material for improved endurance and mobility

BioNEEK knee brace exploits INTAMSYS 3D printing and ultra-light PEEK material for improved endurance and mobility | 3DM news | Scoop.it
An advanced new medical device has been developed using INTAMSYS' PEEK materials and 3D printing technology. The BioNEEK knee brace provides support and protection to people with knee problems, and INTAMSYS' products have made it extra-lightweight as well as strong and durable.
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Shapeways raises $30 million to expand 3D printing marketplace

Shapeways raises $30 million to expand 3D printing marketplace | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Shapeways, a New York-based 3D printing company, today announced $30M Series E led by Lux Capital. Other participants in this round include Union Square Ventures, INKEF Capital and Andreessen Horowitz all recommitting as earlier investors.'
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Metal Additive Manufacturing Gains Significant Ground

Metal Additive Manufacturing Gains Significant Ground | 3DM news | Scoop.it
According to a the Wohlers Report 2018, released recently by the 3D printing market research consultancy Wohlers Associates, an estimated 1,768 metal AM printers were sold in 2017 compared to 983 systems in 2016.
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How 3d Printing is Solution for Dental Lab

How 3d Printing is Solution for Dental Lab | 3DM news | Scoop.it
With rapidly growing popularity of 3D printing for dental applications, the market for dental industry is slated to increase exponentially. If you want 3D printing services in Melbourne for dental products, contact Zeal 3D.
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Researchers 3D print robust, superelastic foam with tunable properties for footwear and car seating

Researchers 3D print robust, superelastic foam with tunable properties for footwear and car seating | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A group of researchers at Cleveland's Cape Western Reserve University have fabricated a new superelastic foam material. Using 3D printing, they modified the structure of polyurethane to have tunable properties as well as high levels of robustness and elasticity, and the foam could be useful for footwear, seating and other purposes.
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MTC develops new simulation app to revolutionize additive manufacturing workflows

MTC develops new simulation app to revolutionize additive manufacturing workflows | 3DM news | Scoop.it
The Manufacturing Technology Centre, based in the UK, has developed a new way to simulate the performance of 3D printed parts. It's a more accessible app version of COMSOL sofware, enabling information to be shared across different disciplines, in order to optimize design and manufacturing workflows.
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Genesis Essentia concept car boasts 3D printed interior and transparent roof

Genesis Essentia concept car boasts 3D printed interior and transparent roof | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Genesis, Hyundai Motor Group's luxury vehicle brand, has got the auto world abuzz with its recently unveiled Essentia Concept car. The luxury car, a battery-powered electric vehicle with 3D printed components, was presented at the New York International Auto Show this week.
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AddUp announces 100% acquisition of DED metal 3D printing company BeAM

AddUp announces 100% acquisition of DED metal 3D printing company BeAM | 3DM news | Scoop.it
AddUp, Fives and Michelin's joint-venture 3D printing manufacturing company, has announced the 100% acquisition of Strasbourg based BeAM, a leading European specialist in providing DED (Directed Energy Deposition) 3D printing solutions for aerospace, defense, nuclear, and oil and gas sectors.
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Cytosurge's FluidFM µ3Dprinter upgrade enables metal 3D printing on existing structures

Cytosurge's FluidFM µ3Dprinter upgrade enables metal 3D printing on existing structures | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Swiss nanotechnology company Cytosurge has announced a design upgrade to its FluidFM µ3Dprinter, a standalone system for printing pure metal objects at the micrometer scale. The system has received a major design upgrade and has been further improved with a new and unique function: Printing on existing structures with pinpoint (micrometer) accuracy. The extended functionality could revolutionize micromanufacturing by combining additive manufacturing with traditional microfabrication methods.
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Croatia presents Cloud Pergola Pavilion, 'world's largest 3D printed structure' in Venice Biennale

Croatia presents Cloud Pergola Pavilion, 'world's largest 3D printed structure' in Venice Biennale | 3DM news | Scoop.it
The Croatian Pavilion has presented the world's largest and most complex 3D Printed installation at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale. Titled 'Cloud Pergola / The Architecture of Hospitality', the Pavilion reflects on spaces of hospitality, the environment, automated design, and architecture's role in the 21st century.
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Virginia Tech's microscale 3D printing creates multimaterial with programmed stiffness

Virginia Tech's microscale 3D printing creates multimaterial with programmed stiffness | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Virginia Tech researchers have developed a multimaterial programmable additive manufacturing method of microscale 3D printing that features in-situ resin mixing, delivery and exchange, and a robotic material cleansing system to allow switching between materials of different modulus without cross...
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CMU researchers design EGO method to optimize soft material 3D printing

CMU researchers design EGO method to optimize soft material 3D printing | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3D printing. The researchers' Expert-Guided Optimization (EGO) method uses an optimization algorithm that efficiently searches combinations of parameters relevant for 3D printing, enabling high-fidelity soft material products to be printed.
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MIT's 3D-printed inflatables could shape the interiors of the car of future

MIT's 3D-printed inflatables could shape the interiors of the car of future | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Car interiors could morph into different configurations at the flick of a switch, using 3D-printed inflatable structures developed by MIT.
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Formlabs raises another $30 million in Series C funding

Formlabs raises another $30 million in Series C funding | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Formlabs announced today that it has raised another $30 million in Series C funding led by Tyche Partners. This latest round includes participation from Shenzhen Capital Group and UpNorth Investment Limited, as well as existing investors DFJ, Pitango and Foundry Group.
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Chinese surgeons create first-ever 3D printed facial implant for a child

Chinese surgeons create first-ever 3D printed facial implant for a child | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A team of surgeons in China made use of 3D printing to produce a titanium jaw implant for a 10 year-old boy. The operation has now been declared a success, and this is the first time a child's face has been successfully reconstructed using the technology.
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Nike's 3D printed Zoom Vaporfly Elite Flyprint to boost Eliud Kipchoge's London Marathon 2018

Nike's 3D printed Zoom Vaporfly Elite Flyprint to boost Eliud Kipchoge's London Marathon 2018 | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge will run this year's London Marathon in a pair of Nike trainers that were developed using 3D printing technology. The company used its Flyprint system to individually print threads of the upper fabric, in an effort to reduce weight and help Kipchoge achieve the fastest-ever marathon run.
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BMW to open new $12 million Additive Manufacturing Campus in 2019

BMW to open new $12 million Additive Manufacturing Campus in 2019 | 3DM news | Scoop.it
BMW has announced that it will be opening a new Additive Manufacturing Campus sometime in 2019. Costing around $12 million, the facility will be located just north of Munich and will be focused on interdisciplinary training and developing the most cutting-edge solutions to manufacturing problems.
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Catalonian government to invest €28million in Barcelona Global 3D Printing Hub

Catalonian government to invest €28million in Barcelona Global 3D Printing Hub | 3DM news | Scoop.it

The Catalonian government in Barcelona, Spain, is to invest €28 million (The equivalent of over $30m USD) into a Global 3D Printing Hub at the city’s Universitat Politècnica Diagonal Besòs campus in Barcelona

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Evolve Additive Solutions Invents New Printing Process '50 Times Faster' Than Existing Techniques

Evolve Additive Solutions Invents New Printing Process '50 Times Faster' Than Existing Techniques | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A spin-off of Stratasys, Evolve Additive Solutions, claim to have invented the fastest thermoplastic printing available. The company’s new Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) produces at speeds 50 times faster than High-speed Sintering. Moreover, they claim it’s build quality is very high and its creators intended it for industrial manufacturing. STEP, since it’s primary purpose is …
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Liquid 3D printing: Berkeley Lab scientists create complex all-liquid 3D structures from water and oil

Liquid 3D printing: Berkeley Lab scientists create complex all-liquid 3D structures from water and oil | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Scientists from the Berkeley Lab have devised a 3D printing method for fabricating entirely liquid structures. The technique uses a special 3D printer to deposit 'threads of water' into a base of silicone oil and could be used for constructing liquid electronics and for chemical synthesis.
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