Sigma Labs has been named a member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre, the UK’s National Centre for Additive Manufacturing. Read more


Prodways RAF render

Prodways RAF

Prodways has announced the second sale of its Promaker RAF 50, which is powered by the Rapid Additive Forging technology the company launched back in 2017. Read more


Virginia Tech team develop way to 3D print piezoelectric materials that can be custom-designed to convert movement, impact and stress from any directions to electrical energy. Read more


Lunovu LMD system


Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) has invested in and installed a Lunovu GmbH Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) machine. Read more


University of Derby is looking for to add to its research team where it is conducting research in additive manufacturing processes for metal alloy products in support of REF 2021. Read more


Additively manufacturing fluoropolymers

Carlo Campanelli, PhD Researcher, Additive Manufacturing CDT, Faculty of Engineering at University of Nottingham on the potential for fluoropolymers in AM. Read more

22 Nov 2018 09:47 Guest Column

Render of a lower jaw implant.

Quentin Schneider, 3D modeling lab, CHU de Quebec.

A Canadian research organisation has recently installed an Arcam EBM Q10plus machine as it looks to explore the additive manufacture (AM) of patient-specific jaw implants. Read more


Lead news from 3D Systems, an automotive focus featuring a trip to BMW, and news in casting, entertainment, and research & academia. Read more



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Pushing additive manufacturing to the molecular limit

New research proves advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli can be made with 3D printing. Victor Sans explains. Read more

10 Aug 2018 11:43 Guest Column


Newcastle University.

Che Connor, Professor of Tissue Engineering, Newcastle University answers our questions about why bioprinting corneas is required and how the process works. Read more


Print My Part visual development aid

Print My Part.

3D printing has been used to develop a range of lightweight visual development stimuli for premature babies. Read more


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ARL Penn State

Work has begun on a $1.4m project under the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-Cost Sustainment program funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory through America Makes. Read more



Newcastle University.

Newcastle University has produced what it believes to be the first ever human corneas with 3D bioprinting technology. Read more


CSIRO Lab22 Inovation Centre.


Aurora Labs will focus on the advancement of 3D printing exploration and commercialisation via a research collaboration with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. Read more


CEA, the French atomic and alternative energy commission, has adopted HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system as it looks to develop production-ready applications for global manufacturers. Read more


Researchers at the University of Nottingham believe they have achieved a breakthrough in the rapid 3D printing of fully functional electronic circuits. Read more


The University of Adelaide has received a $1.4 million Government grant to establish the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced metal 3D printing facility & an accompanying research network. Read more


Tinkerine Studios, a provider of educational 3D printing content, has struck a research partnership with Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Read more


Sam Davies speaks to a research group exploiting material geometries to produce a 3D sand printed floor structure capable of bearing one tonne of weight. Read more

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From Additive Manufacturing to Adaptive Production

John Hart, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses the role of academic institutions in driving additive manufacturing. Read more

14 Sep 2017 14:51 Guest Column