Category Archives: 3D Printers

The Benefits of Fully Enclosed 3D Printers (FFF / FDM)

Going for a fully enclosed 3D printer can have several benefits. Safe to use Wide range of printable materials Better print quality Noise and heat loss reduction Safe to use Enclosed printers provide much needed domestic and workplace safety considering nozzles and beds can reach some rather high temperatures. This is especially useful in any […]

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HP opens production-grade 3D printing center in China

With plans to expand its Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) headquarters in the world’s largest manufacturing market HP, the Multi-Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology company, has unveiled a new production-grade 3D printing center in Foshan, China. Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology Company, an open application service platform and 3D printing solution provider, will operate the facility in collaboration […]

Rize launches industrial additive manufacturing solution with PSMI

Rize Inc., manufacturer of the Rize One Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) 3D printer, has announced a partnership with manufacturing optimization specialist Production Services Management, Inc. (PSMI). Under the Azoth subsidiary, PSMI, with the help of Rize, has launched the  Additive Indirect Supplies Crib, a new type of business model to provide manufacturers with combined additive and […]

M3D launches sub $500 color 3D printer for the desktop

U.S. 3D printer manufacturer M3D has launched the Crane Quad – a desktop FFF machine reportedly capable of mixing and printing over 50,000 colors. According to Michael Armani, co-founder and CEO of M3D, “Our new Crane Quad desktop 3D color printer is a real breakthrough in 3D printing capability and affordability,” “Its ability to print […]

Interview: Chris Palmer aka Nop Head on the RepRap 10th Anniversary

To mark the 10th Anniversary of RepRap, 3D Printing Industry is interviewing early pioneers from the RepRap project and others who continue to share their work through Open Source licenses. Chris Palmer, aka Nop Head, was one of those early pioneers and helped many RepRap builders by supplying the 3D printed components necessary to construct […]

3D printed parts tested “instantaneously” by Sandia’s Alinstante robot cell

Alinstante is an automated 3D printed part testing robot developed at Sandia National Laboratories. Taking its name from the Spanish translation of “in an instant,” the aim of Alinstante is to speed up the part qualification process which is, at present, an important barrier to the adoption of additive manufacturing. Made as a modular work cell, Alinstante […]

3D printed parts tested “instantaneously” by Sandia’s Alinstante robot cell

Alinstante is an automated 3D printed part testing robot developed at Sandia National Laboratories. Taking its name from the Spanish translation of “in an instant,” the aim of Alinstante is to speed up the part qualification process which is, at present, an important barrier to the adoption of additive manufacturing. Made as a modular work cell, Alinstante […]

Cytosurge FluidFM 3Dprinter upgrade enables metal 3D printing on existing structures

Swiss nanotechnology company Cytosurge has announced a design upgrade to its FluidFM μ3Dprinter, a standalone system for printing pure metal objects at the micrometer scale. The system has received a major design upgrade and has been further improved with a new and unique function: Printing on existing structures with pinpoint (micrometer) accuracy. The extended functionality could revolutionize micromanufacturing by combining additive manufacturing with traditional microfabrication methods.