Category Archives: nTopology

Renishaw, nTopology, and IMR partner to 3D print spinal implants

British metal 3D printing specialist, Renishaw, has collaborated with nTopology, and research organization Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) to streamline the 3D printing of spinal implants. The metal implants made in the study mimic the structure of human bone and have lattice structures. Ed Littlewood, Marketing Manager of Renishaw’s Medical and Dental Products Division, explained, “AM can […]

3D Printing News Sliced: Sintratec, HP, 3D Systems, Renishaw

In the latest edition of the 3D Printing Industry news digest – Sliced, we have news about 3D printed spare parts, future of additive manufacturing in India, and 3D printed food. Read on to learn more about Sintratec, Mimaki, 3D Systems and Renishaw. Beyond borders Sintratec, a Swedish SLS printer manufacturer, has signed a distribution […]

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update Software Application of the Year

Didn’t win an Oscar this weekend? Never mind, the 2019 3D Printing Awards is coming on June 6th, celebrating the greatest achievements in additive manufacturing over the past year. Nominations for this year’s 3D Printing Industry Awards close March 1, 2019, so there’s only a few days left to share your contributions before we share […]

Betatype doubles the production of metal orthopedic implants

Betatype, a London-based additive manufacturing software company has released a case study showing that its software can double the production of 3D printed metal orthopedic implants. This is done with the help of Engine, a 3D printing workflow optimization software by Betatype which generates small-sized data files for efficient processing. A case study, using Renishaw‘s RenAM 500Q […]

3D printing news Sliced: CERN, HP Foundation, APWORKS, Phrozen, Etch-a-Sketch

Today in Sliced – what to 3D print for Christmas; UK hospitals call for more 3D printing in healthcare; a bioprinter is launched into space; and all the latest business deals from APWORKS, Sigma Labs, XJet, Sculpteo and more. Sigma Labs partners with Fraunhofer, CERN integrates AM automation 3D printing quality assurance software provider Sigma […]

3D printing news Sliced: CERN, HP Foundation, APWORKS, Phrozen, Etch-a-Sketch

Today in Sliced – what to 3D print for Christmas; UK hospitals call for more 3D printing in healthcare; a bioprinter is launched into space; and all the latest business deals from APWORKS, Sigma Labs, XJet, Sculpteo and more. Sigma Labs partners with Fraunhofer, CERN integrates AM automation 3D printing quality assurance software provider Sigma […]

3MF 3D printing file format adopted by Autodesk, HP, Microsoft, Siemens, and 13 others

The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF), a Joint Development Foundation project established to develop an advanced 3D printing file format, has announced that 17 companies have adopted its 3MF platform to create 32 products. “Wide adoption of 3MF is occurring because 3MF is a modern 3D printing file format designed with manufacturing in mind. For additive […]

Autodesk University: How is Generative Design used within additive manufacturing?

Autodesk’s software user conference, Autodesk University (AU), took place this week in London with industry professionals from all over the world converging to experience the latest innovations in CAD technologies. I attended the event to see a wide range of exhibitions, classes, lectures and hands-on sessions demonstrating the use of CAD in industries such as […]

3D printing news Sliced Lockheed Martin, Aurora Labs, MyMiniFactory, Robo 3D, BMW

How can architecture inspire 3D printed fashion pieces? When will we be able to 3D print buildings? Are self-correcting 3D printers right around the corner? This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features Aurora Labs,GE, MyMiniFactory, Smet Construction Services, Inc., Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3D, Autodesk, Faro and more. AM in art & crafts, architecture, and […]

Defining generative design and its software implementation with nTopology, Frustum, and ParaMatters

Breaking announcements in printable materials, hardware, and the latest end-use applications are now standard at major 3D printing conferences. Focusing on the latest parts designed for additive manufacturing, typical explanations for how each was conceived likely include the terms topology optimization, lattice design, and generative design. Although these concepts are well established in an academic […]