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MakerBot Method 3D Printers Achieve UL GREENGUARD Certification

MakerBot has received GREENGUARD certification from UL for its METHOD, METHOD X and SKETCH 3D printers when processing MakerBot Tough materials, as well as the Clean Air System with METHOD X when printing with ABS, PC-ABS and Nylon materials. GREENGUARD Certification is an internationally recognized product emissions certification and labeling program that rates products against […]

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MatterHackers Wins $5 Million Navy Contract for 3D Printers

MatterHackers, the largest US retailer of desktop 3D printers and materials, announced that the company has been awarded a 5-year NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command) Level 1 Additive Manufacturing System contract by the US Navy. During the contract, the company would provide printers, filament, IT and support, as well as maintenance, as well as on-the-job […]

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US Navy awards $5 million to MatterHackers for Ultimaker 3D printers and training – 3DPrint.com

With over 70 desktop 3D printers to choose from and over 2,000 materials, it’s no wonder this California-based company MatterHackers is the largest US retailer of office systems and equipment. The company’s goal is to make 3D printing more accessible to everyone, from individuals and small businesses to enterprises and the military, and MatterHackers has […]

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Renishaw unveils new RenAM 500 Flex 3D printers with simplified powder handling systems at Formnext

UK based engineering company Renishaw (RSW) has launched two new versions of its RenAM 500 3D printer with enhanced powder handling capabilities at Next form tradeshow. Unveiled on the Renishaw stand, the upgraded RenAM 500S and 500Q Flex machines feature simplified powder handling systems, which allow users to change materials more easily without compromising part […]

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Windows 11 has new emojis – but they’re not the 3D images Microsoft promised

In July, Microsoft announced on Twitter that if their Cropped image garnered over 20,000 likes, the paper clip emoji will be thrown in favor of the controversial office assistant. Attracting nostalgia-filled Clippy fans, the post has amassed 173,400 likes to date. A day later, Microsoft confirmed that Clippy would be added to its new 3D […]

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Brian Peters builds ceramic 3D printers for modular parametric displays

handmade meets digital Pittsburgh-based designer Brian Peters merges artisanal techniques with modern technology to create his 3D printed screens. each work includes a set of sculptural blocks, which he designs, manufactures and assembles. starting from digital parametric models, the designer transfers them to ceramic 3D printers — machines he built himself — which gradually form […]

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Benefits of 3D modeling software testing

by Analytics Insight November 22, 2021 Meaning of end-to-end (E2E) testing The workflow of any software application can make or break its usability and reputation. It is not uncommon for software developers to adopt different methods of testing applications. But end-to-end testing or e2e testing done using 3D modeling has become something they swear by. […]

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New technique generates 3D images of bacteria for antibiotic susceptibility testing

Researchers at the University of Connecticut have developed a highly sensitive imaging sensor capable of quickly and accurately monitoring bacterial growth. The technique involves shining laser light through a bacterial sample and taking images at multiple orientations, before reconstructing the diffracted light patterns, to produce a 3D image of the bacterial colony. These 3D images […]

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Würth Additive Group ink distribution agreement for Rapid Shape 3D printers

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Würth Additive Group, a Würth Industry North America company and the leader in physical and digital inventory, announced on November 18 that it has signed a global agreement with Rapid Shape GmbH, a technology company in the field of generative rapid prototyping and systems quick to manufacture. Agreement expands the group’s suite […]

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BigRep launches two new large format 3D printers at Formnext – technical specifications and prices

BigRepa German manufacturer of large-format 3D printers, has launched its latest set of systems to Formnext 2021. The new firm BigRep PRO The printer is designed to be an industrial powerhouse, offering a build volume measuring one cubic meter. Suitable for both large parts and short runs, the system is capable of printing functional prototypes, […]

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Würth Additive Group signs an agreement for the worldwide distribution of Rapid Shape 3D printers

The agreement expands the Additive Group’s ability to support production-level additive manufacturing with Rapid Shape’s automated features, including a proprietary Auto Separator Module, a sharp katana-like blade, which enables the direct removal by cutting of the printed parts and subsequent automatic processing of the parts. The same reliability, precision and self-production capabilities that the medical […]

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LOOP 3D unveils its “fleet” of LOOP PRO X 3D printers at Formnext: technical specifications and prices

Manufacturer of industrial 3D printers 3D LOOP unveiled a “fleet” of new fused filament fabrication (FFF) systems at the Next form Trade show 2021. Known as the LOOP PRO X, the company’s latest printer features a modular layout specifically designed to ease maintenance and allow users to reduce machine downtime. When chained, systems can also […]

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Global Personal 3D Printers Market (2021 to 2030) – Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Personal 3D Printers Market by Type, Material, Technology, Additive Manufacturing Process, and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global personal 3D printer market size was USD 1.69 Billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 5.44 Billion by 2030, registering a […]

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Xact Metal Launches New Affordable Metal 3D Printers Under $90,000: Tech Specs and Pricing

Manufacturer of Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) 3D printers Metal Xact announced the addition of two new machines to its budget “XM” portfolio. Priced at just $65,000, the cheapest of the company’s latest systems, the ‘XM200C,’ is designed to provide SMBs with an easy and accessible way to adopt LPBF for the first time. The […]

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Best 3D printers to buy right now

The world of 3D printing is constantly changing and growing. More and more people are starting to use this technology every day. When you think of 3D printing, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Star Trek. You can also imagine a machine spitting out bits of metal faster than your eye can […]

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Pressburg Mint from Slovakia buys two X1 160Pro metal 3D printers » 3D Printing Media Network

Stay up to date with everything happening in the wonderful world of AM through our LinkedIn community. Based in Bratislava, the Pressburg Mint in Slovakia uses state-of-the-art technology to breathe new life into the city’s centuries-old coin minting tradition. To enable these efforts, the private company purchased two X1 160Pro metal 3D printers from a […]

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MatterHackers wins $5 million NAVAIR contract to supply Ultimaker 3D printers to US fighters

Award-winning 3D printer and filament supplier MatterHackers won a five-year IDIQ contract worth up to $5 million to supply fully deployable 3D printing systems to US Navy and Navy bases in the United States and overseas. Awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), and which would be the largest military contract ever awarded for […]

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New imaging technique takes high-resolution 3D images of cells

A team of researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has developed a high-performance scanning ion conductance microscope (SICM) using the latest advances in nanopositioning, nanopore fabrication, microelectronics and control engineering . Image Credit: Shutterstock.com/Meletios Verras Time-resolved scanning allows 3D visualization of dynamic structures in a eukaryotic cell membrane at nanometer resolutions. Studying the […]

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An American manufacturer makes the fastest industrial 3D printers in the world — by a factor of about 20 times

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories straight to your inbox. This article was sponsored by Nexa3Da 3D printer and materials manufacturer that is sustainably digitizing […]

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Are 3D printers Santa Claus machines?

Getty Images Full disclosure: title not mine. At least, not everything. The three B-words in the front came from the mind of Australian writer Rich Haridy of New Atlas, a science and technology newsletter that covers interesting topics such as tiny houses, quantum computing, drones and robotics. And, yes, 3D printing comes back from time […]

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Building with 3D printers may hold promise for affordable housing

A collaborative project to rebuild a house in historic Coconut Grove using a 3D concrete printer is laying the groundwork for the architecture school to explore new construction technologies and could serve as a prototype for making in the face of the housing crisis. A team from the University of Miami School of Architecture is […]

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New 3D images offer insight into Scotland’s Pictish past

THREE-DIMENSIONAL images of Scotland’s largest known Pictish fort have revealed what it might have looked like over 1,000 years ago. The new footage from Burghead in Moray was based on archaeological excavations at the site by the University of Aberdeen, as part of a wider video project to let people learn more about our Pictish […]

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Helping doctors communicate with patients

TGH integrates 3D printing in healing Lloyd Sowers Reports TAMPA, Florida. – Tampa General Hospital has many specialties, but some special technologies in a lab stand out all over the world. “These are the same tools we use to make movies and video games, but we apply them to human medicine,” explained Dr. Summer Decker. […]