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The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) of the U.S. Army in New Jersey has acquired a Rize One 3D printer for the on-demand manufacturing of spare parts and tools. Rize One was commercially introduced by RIZE, a Massachusetts-based 3D printer manufacturer, in 2017. It uses the company’s proprietary APD technology which combines extrusion […]
Author: Umair Iftikhar
Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:51 pm
Californian dental 3D printer manufacturer SprintRay has introduced the Pro95 desktop 3D printer. A successor to the MoonRay S Digital Light Processing (DLP) machine, the Pro has over double the print capacity. The Pro also includes a new, cloud-connected software suite which predicts problems, automates workflows and reduces the learning curve of the machine. Amir Mansouri, CEO of […]
Author: Tia Vialva
Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:24 pm
At TCT ASIA in Shanghai, award winning 3D printer OEM  Ultimaker has announced that Essentium, eSUN and Polymaker have joined its Material Alliance Program. The collaboration will allow the three companies to develop print profiles for Ultimaker Cura slicing software, giving users access to its third-party materials for FFF 3D printing in the Cura marketplace. Ultimaker has also […]
Author: Anas Essop
Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:09 pm
Multinational chemical company BASF has invested $2 million into the Alchemist Accelerator through BASF Venture Capital GmbH (BVC), to drive new technologies such as 3D printing. The Alchemist Accelerator is a new venture-backed initiative focused on developing seed-stage technology-based ventures that monetize from enterprises (not consumers). According to BASF, approximately half of this investment will go to […]
Author: Tia Vialva
Posted: February 22, 2019, 11:52 am
Leading 3D printer OEM Stratasys has introduced a new full-color PolyJet machine. The J720 Dental can 3D print ultra-realistic dental models using 500,000 color combinations. Barry Diener, Dental Segment Sales Leader, Stratasys, said, “Labs today operate in a very competitive space where differentiation counts on mastering the digital workflow and expanding into new products and services,” […]
Author: Umair Iftikhar
Posted: February 22, 2019, 11:50 am
A team working out how to maximize the amount of light emitted by LED lightbulbs has made a discovery using nanoscale 3D printing. Through studying the natural light-producing capabilities of bioluminescent bugs, Penn State researchers have pinpointed the microscopic qualities of insects with the brightest glow. Using high precision 3D printing, the team then recreated these […]
Author: Beau Jackson
Posted: February 22, 2019, 11:39 am
Farsoon Technologies, a Chinese manufacturer of SLM and SLS 3D printers, has introduced its Flight Technology, an additive manufacturing process for enhancing the productivity of plastic laser sintering. This technology, also known as Fiber Light Technology, leverages powerful fiber lasers instead of standard CO₂ lasers built into laser sintering systems. Fiber lasers are said to […]
Author: Tia Vialva
Posted: February 22, 2019, 10:19 am
California-based metal additive manufacturing technology company VELO3D has made enhancements to its Flow print preparation software. VELO3D’s Flow software is designed specifically for its Sapphire System, a laser powder bed metal additive machine. The software works to determine predictable print outcomes using an integrated simulation engine. In addition, its CAD workflow UI controls performance to […]
Author: Anas Essop
Posted: February 22, 2019, 9:36 am
ecoLogicStudio, a London-based urban architectural firm, is showcasing its 3D printed “in-human gardens” for the La Fabrique du vivant (The Fabric of the living) exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The two living sculptures, “H.O.R.T.U.S. XL Astaxanthin.g” and “XenoDerma” were created in collaboration with the studio’s research partners: the Urban Morphogenesis Lab at University […]
Author: Tia Vialva
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:28 pm
Farsoon Technologies, a metal and polymer 3D printer manufacturer founded in China, has developed a method of additive manufacturing with pure cooper. The product of a project conducted in collaboration with industrial partners throughout 2017, the technique has been proven in the production of a functional heat exchanger. In conversation with Chenlu Fang, Global Marketing Manager […]
Author: Beau Jackson
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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