Category Archives: MatterHackers

3D Printing News Sliced: Autodesk, Fabrisonic, BMW, 3D Metalforge

Today in Sliced, our 3D printing news digest, we feature the latest in composite materials; a virtual trip to Paris; electron microscope part inspection and BMW’s 3D printed motorbike. Read on for this and more including Sketchfab, Autodesk, FOX, Cam Newton, Immensa Technology Labs, Victrex, Matterhackers, Robo 3D, CoreLink Surgical, Fabrisonic, BEEVERYCREATIVE, Yxlon, the University of […]

CONTEXT reports decline in desktop 3D printing, industry disagrees

Desktop 3D printing is in decline claims new research by London based firm CONTEXT. “Shipments of Personal/Desktop 3D printers saw their first ever year-on-year drop in Q1 2018 with 3% fewer printers shipping globally than in Q1 2017,” reads the report. How does this research match the experience of the wider 3D printing industry? CONTEXT […]

3D printing industry experts comment on impact of trade war tariffs on additive manufacturing

Today marks the start of US trade tariffs on goods valued at $34 billion worth of imports from China. A list published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) details the 818 tariff lines that will be subject to an additional 25% in duty. China has responded with additional import taxes on […]

3D Printing News Sliced, Nano Dimension, GEFERTEC, Huisman, BigRep, GE Additive

In this week’s edition of our 3D printing news digest, Sliced asks and answers the following questions:  How can 3D printers strengthen the U.S Department of Defense? Can 3D prosthetics rehabilitate man’s best friend? Will 3D printed models help dissolve political tensions?   All this and more from the likes of Nano Dimension, GE Additive, […]

April Fools’ round-up: the best 3D printing jokes

April Fools’ has come and gone, but not without companies from across the 3D printing industry celebrating the day with their best attempts at 3D printing related pranks and jokes. Below is a round-up of some of the best (or worst?). 3D printing, as invented by the Mayans Sculpteo announced the discovery of 3D printers […]

The 3D Printing Magic is back at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 – Part One

3D printing at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 has taken front and center of the main stage in LA this week. Major announcements include 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Make and three separate pieces of additive news on day two from 3D Systems, Nano Dimension and Desktop Metal. On the show floor, I caught up with some of the other […]