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3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. But researchers have developed a new method to 3D print lithium-ion batteries in virtually any shape. They report their... Read More »

Broken shoe? This new 3D printing material repairs itself

Researchers at the University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering, have developed a 3D printing material that repairs itself on its own after being fractured or punctured. These materials could be game-changing for many industries such as the shoe, tires, soft robotics and even electronics industry. In fact, the researchers aim to decrease manufacturing time... Read More »

Xerox acquires Vader Systems to offer cheaper metal 3D printing

Xerox, the printer and photocopier manufacturer, announced during its 2019 Investor Day that it has acquired Vader Systems. Vader System is a New-York based metal additive manufacturingcompany. This acquisition should enable Xerox to offer low-cost metal additive manufacturing with more metals. A three year roadmap and five strategic goals More specifically, they announced a three-year roadmap... Read More »

Formlabs White Papers to maximize benefits of 3D printing in production

Figuring out how to best implement 3D printing into an established production workflow can be tricky. In many cases, a trial & error approach can prove costly and fail to bring the desired results. Fortunately, there is now sufficient literature available that can help to avoid mistakes and establish a clear ROI strategy right from the... Read More »

Iris van Herpen Showcases 3D Printed Face Jewelry in Shift Souls Collection

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen showcased her new collection, Shift Souls, at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Paris. It featured 3D printed face jewelry and glow-in-the-dark heels. Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen presented her latest collection at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Paris as part of the haute couture shows across the city. The collection,... Read More »

BMW Welt’s New Showroom Features Sleek 3D Printing Created Floor

Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish designer responsible for fitting the BMW Welt exhibition space with a stunning terrazzo floor. It’s held in place by a 3D printed frame made by Dutch flooring brand Aectual. The BMW Welt exhibition space in Munich, Germany, has a stunning new blue and green terrazzo floor to showcase its BMW 7 series. BMW hired Patricia... Read More »


André Skortzaru is the Co-Founder and Commercial Director of 3D Criar, a company based in São Paulo, Brazil, that provides businesses with the 3D printers and consultancy services needed to set up their own Fab Labs. Since 2016, Skortzaru and 3D Criar have been working with home improvement chain Leroy Merlin to start a series of Fab Lab-inspired... Read More »

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards: Personal 3D printer of the year (FFF) nominations update

As film nominees Bohemian Rhapsody, Black Panther and alike fight for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, 3D Printing Industry continues to gather nominations for this year’s 3D Printing Industry Awards. Of the 20 categories covering the additive manufacturing sector, “Personal 3D printer (FFF) of the year” has welcomed a plethora of nominations. The following... Read More »

Google ATAP Lab Saves Time and Money During Pre-Production with Formlabs 3D Printing Technology

High Temp Resin Last month, Formlabs released a reformulated version of its High Temp Resin, which is part of its Engineering Resins family and features the highest heat deflection temperature (HDT) of any of its resins. The material can be used for testing, prototyping, and in production processes, which Google’s in-house technology incubator and laboratory, the Advanced... Read More »

When to combine CNC machining with 3D printing – Tips from 3ERP

January 22, 2019This post is: sponsored 3D printing has changed the way companies think about prototyping. With the power of additive manufacturing at one’s fingertips, it is simpler than ever to turn a digital 3D design into a physical object. Startup costs are low, the learning is curve short and results, more often than not,... Read More »

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