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Join the Upcoming Webinar Exploring the 3D Printing World After COVID

Join the Upcoming Webinar Exploring the 3D Printing World After COVID

3D Printing Progress
Dec 7, 2021
3D Printing in 2021: Micro-Trends in Major Materials

3D Printing in 2021: Micro-Trends in Major Materials

Within this year of recovery, IDTechEx has noted the development and/or continuation of micro-trends within each major 3D printing subspecialty: polymer, ceramic, composite, and metal additive manufacturing. In this article, IDTechEx identifies and explains the micro-trends for each material specialty that are worth keeping an eye on going into 2022.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 7, 2021
3D Printing of Prosthetic Eyes

3D Printing of Prosthetic Eyes

Not only is a 3D-printed prosthetic eye produced in a fraction of the time taken by the conventional process, but the resulting prosthesis also looks more realistic. This is made possible by the algorithms of Cuttlefish:Eye, a software solution from the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 6, 2021
3D Printing of Blood Plasma May Speed up Wound Healing

3D Printing of Blood Plasma May Speed up Wound Healing

Platelet-rich plasma is a natural healing substance in our blood. This study explores ways of enhancing the wound healing process by extracting PRP from the blood of a patient with a complex skin wound and manipulating it through 3D printing to form an implant for tissue repair which can be used to treat difficult-to-heal skin wounds in a single surgical procedure.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 3, 2021
Join the Free Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Advanced Materials

Join the Free Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Advanced Materials

Thursday 9 December 2021 - Assessment of the key mergers and acquisitions; Important funding rounds across; Notable partnerships; Establishment and expansion of production facilities; Role in key application areas including electronic devices, energy storage and 3D printing; Progression in various fields of green technology
3D Printing Progress
Dec 2, 2021
3D Printing to Grow Full-Thickness Skin in the Lab

3D Printing to Grow Full-Thickness Skin in the Lab

Skin is the body's first line of defence against toxins, radiation and harmful substances. It has at least six functions, regenerates itself approximately once each month, and consists of up to seven layers of tissue. It's no wonder, then, that researchers and clinicians are interested in producing this remarkable organ in the lab so that it can be used to repair injuries caused by burns, surgery or disease.
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Implements Additive Build Preparation in ESPRIT CAM

Hexagon Implements Additive Build Preparation in ESPRIT CAM

Computer-aided-manufacturing software introduced today by Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division provides the digital tools needed to prepare 3D-printed components for manufacturing using powder bed fusion technologies.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 30, 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
External Company Press Release
New Innovations in Software for 3D Printed Anatomic Models

New Innovations in Software for 3D Printed Anatomic Models

Stratasys Ltd continues to enhance anatomic modeling solutions for healthcare providers through the introduction of a new software module, Digital Anatomy Creator, for Stratasys Digital Anatomy 3D Printers. The new software allows users to easily manipulate material formations and customize the internal structures of their prints to achieve patient-specific anatomic models that are a direct replication of a patient's pathologic and biologic anatomy.
External Company Press Release
Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology

Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology

Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology is providing manufacturers with an array of new and practical production possibilities, offering the chance to print without limits and drive creativity.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 23, 2021
Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?

Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?

The massive new challenges of desertification, rising sea levels, starvation, increasingly violent weather, dysfunctional national governments and the accelerating move to cities can be tackled on a human scale.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 23, 2021
World's Largest 3D Printed Metal Oil & Gas High Pressure Piping Part

World's Largest 3D Printed Metal Oil & Gas High Pressure Piping Part

AML3D has 3D printed the world's largest high-pressure Oil & Gas piping component to be successfully tested and verified by Lloyd's Register.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 22, 2021
Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength

Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength

Researchers have designed a novel polymer to bind and strengthen silica sand for binder jet additive manufacturing, a 3D-printing method used by industries for prototyping and part production.
External Company Press Release
Prusa Research Goes Big With Innovative Original Prusa XL

Prusa Research Goes Big With Innovative Original Prusa XL

Prusa Research unveiled the game-changing Original Prusa XL. The large-scale CoreXY 3D printer with a 36 cm (14.17 in) cubed build volume is more than four times the size of the Original Prusa MK3S+ and eight times the size of the Original Prusa MINI+. I
External Company Press Release
Nexa3D Partners with Oqton for Dental Appliances

Nexa3D Partners with Oqton for Dental Appliances

Nexa3D announced that it partnered with AI-powered manufacturing software leader Oqton to meet the growing demand for additively manufactured patient specific dental appliances and aligners worldwide.
External Company Press Release
Nexa3D SLS System Decouples 3D Printing and Cooling Processes

Nexa3D SLS System Decouples 3D Printing and Cooling Processes

Nexa3D announced the pre-launch of its QLS 350 selective laser sintering system. The QLS 350 thermoplastic 3D printer delivers significant cost savings compared with traditional methods and provides unprecedented production throughput and flexibility, enabling users to bring additive manufacturing to the production floor at scale.
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Enables Big Ambitions for Directed Energy Deposition

Hexagon Enables Big Ambitions for Directed Energy Deposition

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division has revealed new developments that advance the application of Directed Energy Deposition technologies to industrial applications, including collaborations with printer manufacturers pro-beam, Sciaky, DM3D, Gefertec and Meltio.
External Company Press Release
Bringing Flexibility to Additive Manufacturing

Bringing Flexibility to Additive Manufacturing

To provide engineers with more flexibility when using additive manufacturing systems, Renishaw has launched a new range of 3D printing machinery.
External Company Press Release
XJet Expands its Foothold with New Distribution Agreements in Europe

XJet Expands its Foothold with New Distribution Agreements in Europe

XJet Ltd has signed two different distribution agreements, one with Tri-Tech 3D, a supplier of leading edge AM solutions to UK and Irish manufacturers and the other with Portuguese distributor Emetrês. Both partners will supply customers in their respective regions with XJet Metal and Ceramics AM systems as well as materials, local installation, training, and customer support services.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 15, 2021
Development of 3D Printed Smart Helmets for the Military

Development of 3D Printed Smart Helmets for the Military

Researchers have received $1.3 million from the Office of Naval Research through the Defense Research University Instrumentation Program to create the world's first printable military "smart helmet" using industrial-grade 3D printers.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 7, 2021
3D Printing in 2021: Micro-Trends in Major Materials

3D Printing in 2021: Micro-Trends in Major Materials

Within this year of recovery, IDTechEx has noted the development and/or continuation of micro-trends within each major 3D printing subspecialty: polymer, ceramic, composite, and metal additive manufacturing. In this article, IDTechEx identifies and explains the micro-trends for each material specialty that are worth keeping an eye on going into 2022.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 6, 2021
3D Printing of Blood Plasma May Speed up Wound Healing

3D Printing of Blood Plasma May Speed up Wound Healing

Platelet-rich plasma is a natural healing substance in our blood. This study explores ways of enhancing the wound healing process by extracting PRP from the blood of a patient with a complex skin wound and manipulating it through 3D printing to form an implant for tissue repair which can be used to treat difficult-to-heal skin wounds in a single surgical procedure.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 2, 2021
3D Printing to Grow Full-Thickness Skin in the Lab

3D Printing to Grow Full-Thickness Skin in the Lab

Skin is the body's first line of defence against toxins, radiation and harmful substances. It has at least six functions, regenerates itself approximately once each month, and consists of up to seven layers of tissue. It's no wonder, then, that researchers and clinicians are interested in producing this remarkable organ in the lab so that it can be used to repair injuries caused by burns, surgery or disease.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 30, 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
External Company Press Release
Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology

Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology

Xaar's Ultra High Viscosity Technology is providing manufacturers with an array of new and practical production possibilities, offering the chance to print without limits and drive creativity.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 23, 2021
World's Largest 3D Printed Metal Oil & Gas High Pressure Piping Part

World's Largest 3D Printed Metal Oil & Gas High Pressure Piping Part

AML3D has 3D printed the world's largest high-pressure Oil & Gas piping component to be successfully tested and verified by Lloyd's Register.
External Company Press Release
Prusa Research Goes Big With Innovative Original Prusa XL

Prusa Research Goes Big With Innovative Original Prusa XL

Prusa Research unveiled the game-changing Original Prusa XL. The large-scale CoreXY 3D printer with a 36 cm (14.17 in) cubed build volume is more than four times the size of the Original Prusa MK3S+ and eight times the size of the Original Prusa MINI+. I
External Company Press Release
Nexa3D SLS System Decouples 3D Printing and Cooling Processes

Nexa3D SLS System Decouples 3D Printing and Cooling Processes

Nexa3D announced the pre-launch of its QLS 350 selective laser sintering system. The QLS 350 thermoplastic 3D printer delivers significant cost savings compared with traditional methods and provides unprecedented production throughput and flexibility, enabling users to bring additive manufacturing to the production floor at scale.
External Company Press Release
Bringing Flexibility to Additive Manufacturing

Bringing Flexibility to Additive Manufacturing

To provide engineers with more flexibility when using additive manufacturing systems, Renishaw has launched a new range of 3D printing machinery.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 15, 2021
Development of 3D Printed Smart Helmets for the Military

Development of 3D Printed Smart Helmets for the Military

Researchers have received $1.3 million from the Office of Naval Research through the Defense Research University Instrumentation Program to create the world's first printable military "smart helmet" using industrial-grade 3D printers.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 7, 2021
3D Printing of Prosthetic Eyes

3D Printing of Prosthetic Eyes

Not only is a 3D-printed prosthetic eye produced in a fraction of the time taken by the conventional process, but the resulting prosthesis also looks more realistic. This is made possible by the algorithms of Cuttlefish:Eye, a software solution from the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD.
3D Printing Progress
Dec 3, 2021
Join the Free Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Advanced Materials

Join the Free Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Advanced Materials

Thursday 9 December 2021 - Assessment of the key mergers and acquisitions; Important funding rounds across; Notable partnerships; Establishment and expansion of production facilities; Role in key application areas including electronic devices, energy storage and 3D printing; Progression in various fields of green technology
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Implements Additive Build Preparation in ESPRIT CAM

Hexagon Implements Additive Build Preparation in ESPRIT CAM

Computer-aided-manufacturing software introduced today by Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division provides the digital tools needed to prepare 3D-printed components for manufacturing using powder bed fusion technologies.
External Company Press Release
New Innovations in Software for 3D Printed Anatomic Models

New Innovations in Software for 3D Printed Anatomic Models

Stratasys Ltd continues to enhance anatomic modeling solutions for healthcare providers through the introduction of a new software module, Digital Anatomy Creator, for Stratasys Digital Anatomy 3D Printers. The new software allows users to easily manipulate material formations and customize the internal structures of their prints to achieve patient-specific anatomic models that are a direct replication of a patient's pathologic and biologic anatomy.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 23, 2021
Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?

Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?

The massive new challenges of desertification, rising sea levels, starvation, increasingly violent weather, dysfunctional national governments and the accelerating move to cities can be tackled on a human scale.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 22, 2021
Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength

Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength

Researchers have designed a novel polymer to bind and strengthen silica sand for binder jet additive manufacturing, a 3D-printing method used by industries for prototyping and part production.
External Company Press Release
Nexa3D Partners with Oqton for Dental Appliances

Nexa3D Partners with Oqton for Dental Appliances

Nexa3D announced that it partnered with AI-powered manufacturing software leader Oqton to meet the growing demand for additively manufactured patient specific dental appliances and aligners worldwide.
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Enables Big Ambitions for Directed Energy Deposition

Hexagon Enables Big Ambitions for Directed Energy Deposition

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division has revealed new developments that advance the application of Directed Energy Deposition technologies to industrial applications, including collaborations with printer manufacturers pro-beam, Sciaky, DM3D, Gefertec and Meltio.
External Company Press Release
XJet Expands its Foothold with New Distribution Agreements in Europe

XJet Expands its Foothold with New Distribution Agreements in Europe

XJet Ltd has signed two different distribution agreements, one with Tri-Tech 3D, a supplier of leading edge AM solutions to UK and Irish manufacturers and the other with Portuguese distributor Emetrês. Both partners will supply customers in their respective regions with XJet Metal and Ceramics AM systems as well as materials, local installation, training, and customer support services.
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