Category Archives: 3DP Applications

3D Printing Industry News Sliced: AMUG, Protolabs, Essentium, Renishaw and more

In this week’s edition of the 3D Printing Industry News digest Sliced, 3D printing forays into the world of food art; drone deliveries; white-collar boxing and art sculptures. We also cover the latest advancements and updates from the likes of Protolabs, GE Aviation and Renishaw. There are also updates regarding exhibitions and speakers for the […]

3D Printing News Sliced: Creaform, Copper3D, ICON, 3D Systems

In this edition of the 3D Printing Industry news digest – Sliced, we have news about pre-surgery planning with 3D printing, a self-learning 3D printed robot, and innovative uses of 3D printing in the construction industry. Read on to learn more about updates from 3D Systems, Creaform, U.S. Department of Energy, Copper3D and more. Expanding […]

Kärcher leverages Stratasys’ J750 to prototype EASY!Force

It has been announced that German-based global cleaning systems manufacturer, Kärcher, is using Stratasys’ J750 3D printer to produce realistic prototypes, and reduce lead times. Achim Sanzenbacher, Kärcher’s Manager, Prototyping, said, “Traditionally we would use milling or order individual standard parts to assemble prototypes for products.” Achim added, “This not only took a long time, but it also […]

Kärcher leverages Stratasys’ J750 to prototype EASY!Force

It has been announced that German-based global cleaning systems manufacturer, Kärcher, is using Stratasys’ J750 3D printer to produce realistic prototypes, and reduce lead times. Achim Sanzenbacher, Kärcher’s Manager, Prototyping, said, “Traditionally we would use milling or order individual standard parts to assemble prototypes for products.” Achim added, “This not only took a long time, but it also […]

3D Printing News Sliced: 3D Systems, Digital Metal, XJet, Makerbot

In this edition of the 3D Printing Industry news digest Sliced we see upcycled, 3D printed food; 3D printed improvements to the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber; upgraded cobots; custom fit footwear and more. Read on to learn more from the likes of 3D Systems, Digital Metal, XJet, Aleph Objects and Makerbot. Soaring higher  Two Netherlands-based […]

ExOne 3D printing saves MiMtechnik 13 weeks in product development time, tens of thousands in costs

Metal injection molding (MIM) supplier MiMtechnik, headquartered in Schmalkalden, Germany, has selected the ExOne Innovent+™ 3D printer to cut product development lead times. Applied to the production of custom fasteners, delivery time was reduced to a single week, with eradicated tooling costs. As a result, MiMtechnik was able to close a customer order of 600,000 […]

U.S Navy and Army recruit 3D printers for effective operations

U.S Navy and Army bring 3D printing technology on board to speed up operations. Over a 28 month period, the Navy’s USS George HW Bush (CVN 77) aircraft carrier will be upgraded with conventional and 3D printed parts. Jeff Burchett, project superintendent of USS George HW Bush, said, “There are a lot of first-time jobs […]

U.S. Army acquires Rize One 3D printer for spare parts on-demand

The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) of the U.S. Army in New Jersey has acquired a Rize One 3D printer for the on-demand manufacturing of spare parts and tools. Rize One was commercially introduced by RIZE, a Massachusetts-based 3D printer manufacturer, in 2017. It uses the company’s proprietary APD technology which combines extrusion […]

3D Printing News Sliced: Desktop Metal, Sigma Labs, Open Bionics, Cincinnati Incorporated

In this edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, additive manufacturing enables the creation of the Bionic Girl, China reveals plans to build a solar power station in space with 3D printing technology and the longest 3D printed pedestrian bridge pays homage to ancient Chinese Architecture. Also, the latest updates from Open Bionics, Desktop Metal, […]

KBL selects voxeljet additive manufacturing for production of 3.2 ton Pelton Runner

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), a fluid management pump manufacturer headquartered in Pune, India, has turned to additive manufacturing to create valuable cost and time cuts to its spare part supply. Working with German industrial 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet, KBL has created 3D printed castings for a 3.2 ton (3200 kg) Pelton Runner, used to generate power […]