Is 3D printing safe? UL publishes Safety Science of 3D Printing

The results of a 2 year investigation looking at desktop 3D printer emissions are now available. Published as the proceedings of the Safety Science of 3D Printing Summit held in At [...]

How MIT’s ultimate origami algorithm is unlocking the potential of 3D printers

Two new pieces of research into 3D structures could have novel applications in 3D printing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers Erik Demaine and Jason Ku have d [...]

British metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw to create high-speed aerospace turbines

British engineering company Renishaw has announced its metal 3D printers will help develop high-speed turbine blades for the aerospace industry. Through Spanish subsidiary Renishaw [...]

Imperial College London introduces multimaterial 3D printer for alloys, elastomers and resin

Research led by Professor Paul Curtis of Imperial College London and the UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, presents a 3D printer configured for multimaterial fabricat [...]

3D Printing News Sliced Lockheed Martin, Porsche, Formlabs, MakerBot, SLM Solutions

This digest of 3D printing news, features Lockheed Martin, Harford Community College, Jesse Garant Metrology Center, MakerBot, America Makes, SLM Solutions, DisTech Automation, Lea [...]

UCL teams up with Microsoft to develop game to help children with Cystic Fibrosis

Physiotherapists at University College London (UCL) are working with Microsoft to develop a 3D printed game that will help those with cystic fibrosis (CF). Known as the 'Fizzyo' pr [...]

Altair adds Amphyon metal 3D printing simulation to its software suite

The simulation of powder bed based 3D printing processes is now possible in Altair's HyperWorks software suite. The 3D design software was previously used to design the APWorks Lig [...]

3D printing the next five years by Sander Adam CEO Leapfrog

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Leapfrog 3D printers are used by enterprises including Tesla, Philips, Volkswagen and NASA. The company sell a range of professional FDM 3D printe [...]

Overcoming the additive manufacturing skill gap pt. I

How does a company owner find experienced talent in an industry that’s only a few years old? This is the problem early adopters of Metal Additive Manufacturing are trying to solve. [...]

Rize Inc. starts commercial shipments of the Rize One 3D printer

Massachusetts based 3D printer manufacturer Rize Inc. has announced the first commercial production run, and shipment, of its primary product line - the Rize One 3D printer. Design [...]