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MakerJuice to Undercut FormLabs with 3DP Resins

MakerJuice to Undercut FormLabs with 3DP Resins | 3DM news | Scoop.it
3D printing resins for stereolithrography 3D printers will grow in number and lower in price as more such printers enter the marketplace.
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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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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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Wohlers Report 2018 : sales of metal 3D printers up by staggering 80%

Wohlers Report 2018 : sales of metal 3D printers up by staggering 80% | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Wohlers Associates, Inc. has released its annual Wohlers Report on the 3D printing industry, noting an 80 percent increase in sales of metal 3D printing systems and an overall 3D printing industry growth of 21 percent.
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Incredible 3D printed chairs by Zaha Hadid Architects & others to be showcased at Milan Design Week

Incredible 3D printed chairs by Zaha Hadid Architects & others to be showcased at Milan Design Week | 3DM news | Scoop.it
The upcoming Salone del Mobile in Milan will be a thriving hub for all types of 3D printed design. Not only will a 3D printed house be on display in the Italian city's Piazza Cesare Beccaria, but visitors will also get the chance to behold a series of innovative 3D printed chairs.
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Oxford Performance Materials targets Asia after 3D printed medical devices approved in Japan

Oxford Performance Materials targets Asia after 3D printed medical devices approved in Japan | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Oxford Performance Materials, a company whose materials have been used in everything from medical implants to Boeing airplanes, has been given the green light to distribute its 3D printed medical devices in Japan, paving the way for major expansion within Asia.
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3D printable seaweed-derived material adsorbs pollutants with 94% efficiency

3D printable seaweed-derived material adsorbs pollutants with 94% efficiency | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers in Italy have developed a 3D printable recycled material that can actively cut pollutants in air and wastewater. Like the more expensive activated carbon, the new 3D printable material can capture particulate matter, and could be used in water filtration systems.
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Air Force 3D prints 'game-changing' high-temperature composite polymers

Air Force 3D prints 'game-changing' high-temperature composite polymers | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A team from the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Materials and Manufacturing Directorate is working alongside NASA's Glenn Research Center and the University of Louisville to develop high-temperature 3D printing composite polymer materials.
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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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Metalysis secures $17M, prepares to roll out Gen4 metal powder tech for additive manufacturing

Metalysis secures $17M, prepares to roll out Gen4 metal powder tech for additive manufacturing | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Metalysis, a UK manufacturer of 3D printable metal alloy powders, has raised £12 million ($17 million) from investors. The funding will help the company pursue its Generation 4 (Gen4) industrial-scale expansion initiative.
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Mimaki 3D printer can print more than 10 million colours

Mimaki 3D printer can print more than 10 million colours | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Inkjet printer and cutting systems manufacturer, Mimaki has introduced the official campaign of its 3DUJ-553 colour 3D printer.
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Chanel to produce up to 1 million 3D printed mascara brushes a month

Chanel to produce up to 1 million 3D printed mascara brushes a month | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Chanel Parfums Beaute has turned to 3D printing for the production of an unlikely item: a mascara brush. In partnership with France-based Erpro 3D Factory, Chanel says it will begin manufacturing mascara brushes on an industrial scale using 3D printing.
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Amsterdam drug dealers caught stashing cocaine in 3D printed Nintendo cartridges

Amsterdam drug dealers caught stashing cocaine in 3D printed Nintendo cartridges | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Dutch police have arrested four people on suspicion of drug dealing. The accused, who had supposedly been running a dark web operation, had a network of three 3D printers for printing fake Nintendo cartridges and ink cartridges, which they would stuff with cocaine, MDMA, and other drugs.
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Footwear brand ECCO explores custom 3D printed shoes in QUANT-U pilot project

Footwear brand ECCO explores custom 3D printed shoes in QUANT-U pilot project | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Popular Danish footwear brand ECCO is taking its shoe design to new technological heights with its new pilot project, QUANT-U. The project brings together 3D scanning and 3D printing for customized footwear.
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Additive Manufacturing material sales growth

Additive Manufacturing material sales growth | 3DM news | Scoop.it

16-year material sales growth trend in additive manufacturing Much of the following was excerpted from Wohlers Report 2017

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