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The European Union has a launched a research project for the creation of 3D printable car and construction feedstock. Monitored by the Italian University of Perugia, the project aims to make biomaterials from food waste or agricul [...]

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective and predic [...]

University of California, Santa Barbara researcher Tresa Pollock has been granted $3 million by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to carry out research into 3D printing materials. The funding was awarded to Pollock as one of the [...]

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has commercially launched its new 3D printing material that combines PEKK (Polyetherketoneketone) with nickel, named OXFAB®–Ni. With the material the Connecticut based company expects to produce [...]

Metalysis, a UK-based producer of metal powders for 3D printing and other technologies, has announced a partnership for making scandium alloys. The metallic element has positive effects when combined with aluminium, exhibiting hig [...]

Online manufacturing platform 3D Hubs is now offering metal casting using FDM patterns as part of its services. The global 3D printing network, which is headquartered in Amsterdam, is adding the service as a response to customer d [...]

German chemical company BASF, has announced a partnership with Texan 3D printing company Essentium to produce stronger plastic 3D printed parts. BASF is the largest chemical producer in the world, while Essentium is the creator of [...]

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective and predic [...]

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective and predic [...]

US federal research facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has announced the results of an ongoing three-year research project into direct metal 3D printing. The technology, referred to as 'Direct Metal Writing' ( [...]