Category Archives: 3D Systems

3D Systems Figure 4 selected for US Air Force research

The Figure 4 3D printing platform from 3D Systems continues to find new applications. Under a new initiative announced today, US Air Force-sponsored research will look at how 3D printing can be used in the aircraft maintenance supply chain. Figure 4 is high accuracy and high speed modular 3D printing platform that permits a significant […]

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Digital dentistry, disruptive technology and functional materials Medical, dental and healthcare […]

Renishaw and Cardiff University corner niche in 3D dental market

Renishaw is working with the Cardiff University Dental Hospital (CUDH) to develop 3D printed Cobalt Chrome (CoCr) removable partial dentures. Though 3D printed dental and medical implants have been in the news lately, more affordable removable partial dentures, which do not require invasive surgery, have seen consistent year-on-year growth. Streamlining workflows Currently, removable partial dentures are […]

Nagami, Zaha Hadid rethinking chair design with 3D printing at Milan Design Week

Spanish design group Nagami is collaborating with designers and architects, including Zaha Hadid Architects, as part of a new project, “Brave New World: Re-thinking Design in the New Age of Technology.” Nagami will launch the project at Milan Design Week, April 17-22, with four 3D printed chairs. In last year’s Milan Design Week Zaha Hadid exhibited […]

Full 3D Systems financial results exceed expectations for 2017

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has reported its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2017 after a delay to account for product warranty revenue and costs. Headline revenues for Q4 and FY2017, and GAAP loss exceed minimum expectations for the period. 3D Systems CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), asserts, “We made significant progress in 2017 to stabilize and turn around […]

3D printing lungs from CT and MRI scans with 3D Systems’ MultiJet ProJet MJP 5600

Cruz Roja hospital in Córdoba is using 3D printing to prepare for surgeries on lung cancer patients. As surgeons seek to leverage the benefits of 3D printing for surgical planning, 3D models are finding application in an increasing number of hospitals. Just last week surgeons at American Family Children’s Hospital announced that they are collaborating […]

Full 3D Systems financial results delayed, early figures show growth

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) will report financial results for 2017 later than expected due to accounting for product warranty revenue and costs. The 3D printer manufacturer and service provider, headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina, concluded further examination relating to the accounting standard Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) is required. The full announcement will […]

Stratasys financial results, updates on strategy and 3D printing R&D pipeline

Full year financial results for Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) show a return to growth in 3D printer systems revenue, a large cash balance and an improved bottom line. However, this was not enough for investors and the share price dropped sharply after yesterday’s announcement. Stratasys financial results for the fourth quarter Total Q4 revenue increased by […]

SME reports on 3D printing for point of care medical manufacturing

In a report published by SME, 96% of professionals 3D printing for point of care, e.g. medical models, prosthesis, implants and surgical guides, expect to see a rise in medical 3D printing throughout 2018. In the report Lauralyn McDaniel, medical additive manufacturing industry expert at SME, explains that the rise is due to a number […]

Stratasys unveils Objet260 Dental 3D Printer to advance adoption of digital dentistry

Market-leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has announced its new Stratasys Objet260 Dental 3D printer. Equipped with Polyjet Triple Jetting technology, the Stratasys Objet260 Dental can 3D print three different materials on a single tray, allowing the production of several applications under a single 3D print job. The machine is to be formally unveiled at the […]