Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms are awash with new 3D printers, from entry-level FDM machines to DLP 3D printers with specific applications, all looking to get a leg-up into the 3D printer market. Recently, we came across a particularly pr…
Amidst the flurry of releases at this year’s formnext expo, British engineering company Renishaw took a decidedly more understated approach. The latest RenAM 500Q system was soft launched in a release from the company in early October 2017. Then, without fuss or fanfare, it was presented on the Renishaw booth for all to see from […]
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German OEMs TRUMPF and O.R. Laser have both launched new 3D additive manufacturing systems at formnext 2017. TRUMPF launched its TruPrint 5000 multi-laser 3D printer at the Frankfurt trade show, while O.R. Laser debuted a hybrid 3D printing and CNC milling machine based on the features of its predecessor, the ORLAS CREATOR powder bed fusion […]
Ceramics is one field where 3D printing technology is rapidly expanding its influence in a way that is benefitting all kinds of art and design works and small businesses. We’ve reported before on the work of 3D Potter, a company specializing in the manufacturing of 3D printers for producing ceramic objects.
In more exciting news from formnext 2017, American metal 3D printing company Xact Metal has announced a new mid-sized metal 3D printer: the XM300. The machine is the company’s second 3D printing product, following its original XM200 laser-based metal 3D printer which was introduced in June 2017.
This year, automation is one the biggest trends in 3D printing. For additive to truly become accepted as an integral part of the manufacturing supply chain, processes need to be streamlined and controlled with minimal manual input. EOS, Concept Laser and SLM Solutions each have leading hardware initiatives in place to help expedite post processing […]
GE, together with its company Concept Laser, has launched a beta ATLAS laser powder bed fusion metal 3D printer. The printer, first reported exclusively by 3D Printing Industry in April and formally announced in June is notable for its large build volume and customisability. The 3D printer is the first in GE’s Project ATLAS series (Additive […]
High Temperature, Power and Control for 3D Manufacturing Companies Global engineering and additive manufacturing (AM) technology company, Roboze will launch the ARGO 500 its newest production solution during Formnext in Frankfurt. Designed for 3D manufacturing companies, the new ARGO 500 is able to print .5 cubic meter metal replacement parts with high viscosity material such […]
EnvisionTEC is one of many 3D printing companies that has come out for the formnext 2017 industry trade show, and like many of its peers it has brought something new to show off.