Motorsport has always been one of 3D printing's earliest and most innovative adopters but most case studies tend to be on vehicles with four wheels, this story from Renishaw showcases how it benefits those on two wheels too. more »

22 Aug 2016 16:39 News

Daniel O’Connor takes a look at the role 3D printing is playing in firing up foundries by remixing old casting techniques. more »

17 Aug 2016 16:11 Daniel O'Connor's Blog 1 Comments

Editor Daniel O'Connor got a closer look at XJet's groundbreaking metal Nanoparticle Jetting technology at RAPID. more »

17 May 2016 21:34 RAPID 2016

Here at RAPID the Dutch manufacturer of the MetalFAB1 metal 3D printing system has announced a sale of its machine to GKN Powder Metallurgy. more »

17 May 2016 17:15 RAPID 2016

Bel Air Finishing, with all their expertise walk us through a guide of the mass post-processing involved for 3D printed parts. more »

3 May 2016 15:00 Guest Blogs

2015 was a very successful year for the metal 3D printing manufacturer as the German company announces significant growth in sales and staff in its 2015 annual report. more »

17 Mar 2016 15:03 News

Dan took a whirlwind tour around the TCT + Personalize Asia 2016 show floor to see what is new and snapped away at some of the things that impressed him the most. Take a look at the gallery here. more »

11 Mar 2016 15:32 News

Sciaky Inc., has introduced a patented process control solution, Real-time Imaging & Sensing System, for its scalable Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing solutions. more »

17 Feb 2016 14:36 News

Siemens invests in new facility in Finspång for the mass production and repair of industrial gas turbine parts with additive manufacturing. more »

4 Feb 2016 11:35 News

Editor Daniel O'Connor takes a look at the growth of Concept Laser and how it's leading the way for metal additive manufacturing. more »

2 Feb 2016 14:18 News

Metal AM inspection leader, Sigma Labs enters technology development agreement with 3DSIM to evaluate software opportunities for metal AM. more »

29 Jan 2016 10:27 Software


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FluidFM 3D micro-printing process opens up new possibilities for the fabrication of microscopic metal structures. more »

20 Jan 2016 12:33 News



Lloyd's Register lays out global certification guidelines to promote industry-wide confidence in additive manufacturing. more »

18 Jan 2016 14:48 News

Avio 3D-printed turbine blades


The aerospace sector is 3D printing's fastest-growing vertical and there's further evidence of this as GE Aviation subsidiary, Avio Aero, place a huge order for EBM technology. more »

22 Dec 2015 15:07 News

The Dutch metal 3D printer manufacturer get the Airbus subsidiary on-board as its first beta customer of the MetalFAB1 machine. more »

18 Dec 2015 13:45 News

Few people have a better feel for the 3D printing market and its applications than Joe Allison. One of only two people on the globe to receive two of AMUG's prestigious DINO Awards, Joe talks to TCT. more »

14 Dec 2015 16:48 Services

3D Systems at CES


In a move away from what will be possible in the future 3D Systems showcase a host of real-world applications from a vast array of 3D printing machinery at the Las Vegas show. more »

3 Dec 2015 16:04 TCT Events

According to some research we're facing a crisis in filling manufacturing jobs within 20 years, UL hope to bridge that gap with its training programs. Daniel O'Connor interviewed Director of Innovation and Strategy, Chris Krampitz, to find out more. more »

3 Dec 2015 12:04 Services

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GE Ventures and Autodesk expand historical collaborations with Optomec for the advancement of Optomec's proprietary technologies for printing electronics and metals. more »

2 Dec 2015 17:00 News

Alongside Toshiba Machines, Toshiba is in the middle of developing an industrial laser metal deposition 3D printer to sell alongside its more traditional machinery. more »

25 Nov 2015 09:46 News