Allevi, the 3D bioprinting company formerly known as BioBots, has announced a partnership with U.S. microgravity 3D printer developer Made In Space. Together, the two companies are to work on the Allevi ZeroG, a 3D bioprinter capable of working in low-gravity conditions. 3D printing in space Made in Space is the company behind the Additive Manufacturing […]
Markforged, the manufacturer of Mark series carbon fiber 3D printers and the Metal X, has been cleared of patent infringement allegations claimed by rival company Desktop Metal in March 2018. The case was brought in front of a 12-person federal jury in Boston on Monday 9th July 2018. After three weeks on trial, the jury […]
Flexible filament can be tricky to print. Slicer software settings and your 3D printer hardware both come into play when trying to get a successful print. Slicer software settings Mainly, print speed and retraction are the slicer software settings you need to get right. Firstly, you will want to print really slow and also make […]
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“Life-sized affordable 3D printing” company re:3D has acquired flexible 3D printer plate provider PRINTinZ. An extension of a relationship which began in 2015, the acquisition of PRINTinZ is a strategic step towards re:3D’s vision of providing the most advanced affordable industrial additive manufacturing platform. In an exclusive interview, I speak with the founders of PRINTinZ […]
Sad news for fans of Printrbot 3D printers. With a brief note on their site today, open source 3D printer manufacturer Printrbot announces their closure.
On 12th July 2018, UK headquartered supplier of inkjet printheads Xaar PLC and leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys confirmed that they were going into business with a new company called Xaar 3D Limited. Through Xaar 3D Limited, the companies are working together to bring Xaar’s High Speed Sintering (HSS) 3D printing technology to the market. In this […]
3D Systems’ entry-level industrial 3D printer, the FabPro 1000, is now directly available for sale through its own e-commerce site. Previewed November 2017 at the 3D Systems HQ in Denver, the FabPro 1000 is an SLA 3D printer with a price tag ideal for adoption by small-medium enterprises (SMEs). “The FabPro 1000 checks all the […]
The Builder Extreme 2000 is one of the biggest FDM 3D printers available today, working with 700 x 700 x 1820 mm (XYZ) in the build. Despite its huge print volume, there is no loss in print quality, not even at the top. It is seen as the perfect 3D printer for really tall prototypes, […]
Xaar PLC (LON:XAR), a UK headquartered supplier of inkjet printheads, has announced that it is forming a 3D printing company with industry giant Stratasys. The new company, Xaar 3D Limited, will hold all of Xaar’s High Speed Sintering (HSS) assets – a technology invented and pioneered by Neil Hopkinson, Xaar’s Director of 3D Printing since […]
Sinterit, a Poland-based manufacturer of Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printers, has revealed the LISA 1.5, a new generation of the market’s first affordable desktop SLS 3D printer – the LISA 1. This launch comes two months after the release of the LISA 2, the desktop SLS 3D printer for industrial applications. The LISA 1.5 […]