Category Archives: Education

British and German universities commit to 3D printing in spite of looming Brexit decision

Brunel University London and Hanover-based LZH Laser Akademie GmbH are undertaking the development of a recognized International Qualifications System for Additive Manufacturing. Deemed the Sector Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing, or SAM for short, this project recently served as a statement of Britain and Germany’s commitment to academic collaboration, even in light of the British exit from […]

Sintratec donates SLS Kit to Southern Union’s 3D printing programme

Sintratec, a Swiss company specializing in the development and production of SLS 3D printers has donated one of its SLS Kits to the Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) in Alabama.  Released in 2016, the Sintratec Kit remains the world’s first and only SLS 3D Printer in kit form and at a fraction of the price of industrial […]

3D Printing News Sliced: PyroGenesis, Sinterit, Wohlers Associates and more

This edition of the 3D Printing Industry news digest Sliced sees a variety of newly established facilities, vehicles powered by renewable energy, and the latest events in additive manufacturing. We also cover updates from PyroGenesis, Sinterit, Wohlers Associates and Airbus. How to use SLS 3D printing Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has launched a series […]

Swansea University plans to expand its childrens 3D printing project across the world

The Factory of the Future project, led by Swansea University, introducing children to ‘smart manufacturing’ will be rolled out to schools across the world if it wins its bid for a grant worth over £1.2 million. “It’s vitally important to introduce our schoolchildren to smart manufacturing underpinning technologies like 3D printing from a young age […]

The total cost of owning a 3D printer

When looking to buy a 3D printer, the often-hidden costs of ownership can become tricky to manage when considering risk and budget. Beyond 3D printer hardware, these “hidden” costs can include supplemental consumables, materials, software, and training – all essential for efficient operation. Ultimaker believes in being transparent with its 3D printing platform. The company […]

MakerBot expands educational ecosystem with MakerBot Certification Program for Students

MakerBot, an American desktop 3D printer manufacturer and Stratasys subsidiary, has launched the MakerBot Certification Program for Students, to provide middle and high school students with 3D printing design and skills training. The launch of the new scheme expands upon the existing International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) approved MakerBot Certification Program for Educators. Nadav Goshen, CEO of […]

MakerBot expands educational ecosystem with MakerBot Certification Program for Students

MakerBot, an American desktop 3D printer manufacturer and Stratasys subsidiary, has launched the MakerBot Certification Program for Students, to provide middle and high school students with 3D printing design and skills training. The launch of the new scheme expands upon the existing International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) approved MakerBot Certification Program for Educators. Nadav Goshen, CEO of […]

XYZprinting offering 3D printer bundle to support STEAM curriculum

Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has announced the launch of a new bundle program for teachers and schools, where a free 3D printer will be delivered alongside purchases of its K-12 STEAM curriculum. The bundle program is a part of a bid from XYZprinting to facilitate the use of 3D printers in the classroom, investing […]

Protolabs announces Designing for Additive Manufacturing course in partnership with Wohlers Associates

Award winning on demand manufacturing provider Protolabs and Colorado-based additive manufacturing consultants Wohlers Associates have collaborated to run a Designing for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) course. Taking place over three days, the course is an invitation-only event, established through a shared desire between the companies to help engineers and designers effectively use 3D printing technologies. Most […]