3D Printing

Proto Labs adds HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology to portfolio of 3D printing services

Rapid manufacturing company Proto Labs (Maple Plain, MN) has announced the addition of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion to its suite of 3D printing technologies. The production-grade technology builds fully functional plastic prototypes and…

Microwaves and nanotubes make for stronger 3D-printed objects

Valuable as 3D printers are proving to be for tasks such as prototyping, the objects that they create still tend to not be as strong as their traditionally-constructed counterparts. That’s because printed objects…

Low-cost desktop injection moulding

Low-cost desktop injection moulding – here, Mitchell Brown from VERT Design, explains how they did it using Asiga‘s desktop 3D printing solution. Our product design company was engaged to develop a variation of a…

Proto Labs buys more Arburg machinery as part of European growth strategy

Proto Labs, the rapid prototyping and contract manufacturer for 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding services, will invest in six ARBURG moulding machines in its latest phase of expansion. Proto Labs in…

ETH Zurich Researchers & Cytosurge Reveal New FluidFM Printer

ETH Zurich is making quite the name for itself in 3D printing. From Concrete Canoes to printing human cartilage, they are certainly on a roll. While these are more recent headlines, today we’re harkening back to…

ABS resins offered in filament form for 3D printing

Trinseo’s Consumer Essential Markets (CEM) business unit has partnered with German company Advanc3D Materials, a materials supplier for additive manufacturing, to produce filament made of the former’s ABS resins. The Trinseo products that…

New Robotic System can 3D print entire buildings

MIT scientists have designed a new robotic system that can 3D print the basic structure of entire buildings, an advance that would make building houses a faster, less expensive process. The building could…

Double cantilever chair concept leverages developed in collaboration with DuPont Performance Materials

At this year’s Royal College of Art graduation show, industrial designer Frederic Rätsch is presenting a visual design concept of flexible seating in public spaces, developed in collaboration with DuPont Performance Materials. The…

GE Additive partners with Stryker to support industrial 3D printing for healthcare sector

GE Additive (Woburn, MA) and medical device company Stryker (Kalamazoo, MI) have entered into a partnership to support Stryker’s growth in additive manufacturing. The agreement covers new additive machines, materials and services for…

Prodways Group opens up new horizons for 3D-printed footwear

Prodways Group, a French industrial 3D printing company, has announced the commercial development of a portfolio which addresses several areas of footwear manufacturing. The portfolio consists of a new elastomeric material, a fully integrated…

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