Tag: Featured Stories

Interview with Ankit Sahu of India’s Largest 3D Printing Service Bureau: Objectify Technologies

Only a few years ago Ankit Sahu started Objectify Technologies. Over the past years of rapid growth, Objectify has become India’s largest 3D printing service bureau. The company serves the automotive and industrial markets and works with the main 3D printing technologies including powder bed (selective laser sintering), Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS, LBPF, Selective... Read More »

Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing

There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at 3D Systems and in charge of the company’s Healthcare and Metal Printing Business Units. In Healthcare 3D Systems is deploying 3D printing and 3D scanning... Read More »

Interview With 3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttanen

We had a chance to catch up with 3D pioneer, Janne Kyttanen, to talk all things 3D, and a little bit about fatherhood too. Janne has been behind the scenes quietly working on several 3D related projects that he can now share with us in more detail. In addition to co-founding a VC, Janne consults... Read More »

Shining 3D Introduces New Software and New 3D Scanning Possibilities with EinScan Pro 2X and EinScan Pro 2X Plus

At formnext last week, Shining 3D was among the companies unveiling new products to the world. The EinScan-Pro has been one of Shining 3D’s most popular products ever since it was introduced nearly three years ago, and it was followed up last year by the EinScan-Pro+. Now the company is extending its line of handheld 3D... Read More »

Researchers Using 3D Printing to Create Ergonomically Superior Keyboard Switch

According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, repetitive strain injuries, or RSI, from micro tasks like using a keyboard accounted for employees spending 25,000 hours away from work in 2015. That’s why 3D printed ergonomics for keyboards and other computer accessories are often researched. But, a pair of researchers from Ohio... Read More »

MX3D Metal 3D Printed Bridge on Display in Eindhoven During Dutch Design Week

MX3D has been working for a number of years on a metal printing technology specifically for bridges and large metal items. Incorporating machine learning and AI into the build process the company uses robot arms to layer by layer deposit metal. The company is using off the shelf robots and welding technology in combination and... Read More »

Why Use Rapid Prototyping in Product Development?

3ERP not only does 3D Printing but also CNC turning and milling. Rapid Prototyping at 3ERP. 3ERP is a 3D printing and rapid prototyping company based in China. 3ERP is a full-service bureau that not only does 3D prints for customers but also has CNC services, Vacuum casting and injection molding. This means that 3ERP... Read More »

NanoE Technical Ceramics for Desktop 3D Printing: Interview with CEO Guillaume de Calan

Ceramics is a relatively new area for 3D printing. Some companies have been active in the space and we have products such as Olivier van Herpt’s ceramics 3D printer. These large-scale ceramics are but one part of the ceramics market, however. Technical ceramics are usually sintered ceramic components used widely in technical applications for industry.... Read More »

Is 0.14mm the Best Layer Thickness for my FDM 3D Prints?

FDM According to research, the most commonly-used extrusion 3D printing method is fused deposition modeling, or FDM, which is used often for 3D printing larger, stronger parts; it’s also a popular desktop 3D printing method. The technology melts filaments like ABS and PLA into liquid using the heater’s extrusion head; then, the molten materials are then extruded.... Read More »

World’s First Patient Specific 3D Printed Trauma Total Talus Replacement

Dr. Rajiv Shah, an Orthopedic surgeon Global Hospital in Vadodara India has successfully implanted a 3D printed implant in a trauma patient. This is the first time a patient has been helped with a 3D printed trauma implant through a total talus replacement. What’s more, the implant was patient specific. This also marks the first... Read More »

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