Monthly Archives: August 2013

Four-color 3D printer The Microfactory: A machine shop in a box

This is an amazing all-in-one, networkable, four-color 3D printer and milling machine! They also claimed that “Hybrid manufacturing is finally here.”     The Microfactory project began one year ago when four friends, longtime members of an independent maker space in Somerville, Massachusetts called Artisans Asylum, came together to create a better prototyping and machining tool….one that was easy to use, ... Read More »

What materials will be invented in the next decade?

Wired published an article, was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine, that is about the selection of academics and business types for their thoughts on: “What materials will we invent in the next decade?” for this month’s big question.   Not surprisingly, some answers are directly related to 3D Printing as follows.   Zoe Laughlin, Cofounder and director, The Institute of Making “I ... Read More »

Arcam AB Receives Prestigious Export Award

Arcam AB, a leading additive manufacturer of industrial 3D Printers, today won the prestigious Export Hermes award. The award is given by the Swedish Fund for Export Development yearly. In order to achieve this kind of award, the company should have a stable and growing export to a global market through a well considered marketing strategy, and with steady profitability.    ... Read More »

3D Printer Test Kit – GRAPHICA

Graphica is all about further extending your knowledge of what your 3D Printer is capable of! They will be building on the quality and attention to detail they established in 3DKitbash’s first ‘3D Printer Test Kit’ and hopefully giving you a whole new outlook on what you can accomplish within the realm of FDM-based 3D Printing!   With Graphica you ... Read More »

Design Museum, Designer in Residence, Finds Identity in 3D Printing and Ceramics

Colour 3D print bureau, Lee 3D, sponsors 3D printed exhibits on show at the Design Museum by Adam Nathaniel Furman, Designer in Residence from 4 September until 12 January 2014.   Adam will explore the concept of identity through a cabinet of curiosities containing products made entirely from 3D printing and Slip Casting. The project follows a fictional journey of ... Read More »

The first Korean Desktop 3D Printer 3DISON Plus by ROKIT INC

” The first Korean desktop 3D printer EDISON+ (3DISON plus) cheers your imaginative power. They open the gate of 3D life that creator and all people are able to dream and enjoy the happy world. “   With miniaturized size, reasonable price and high-quality printing skill, desktop 3D printer “EDISON+” is designed to be used easily for everyone.     ... Read More »

3D Systems acquired CRDM, UK additive manufacturing pioneer

CRDM, the UK’s pioneering additive manufacturing centre, has been acquired by 3D Systems.   CRDM, is the UK’s foremost provider of 3D printing, rapid prototyping and tooling services for industry, across sectors including automotive, aerospace, medical and defence, and it employees some 40 employees.     3D Systems says that it intends to immediately integrate CRDM into its global Quickparts Solutions ... Read More »

NASA Tests Limits of 3-D Printing

NASA Tests Limits of 3-D Printing with Powerful Rocket Engine Check   After NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne of West Palm Beach, Fla., testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, now NASA has reported that the largest 3-D printed rocket engine component they ever have tested blazed to life Aug. 22 during an engine firing that generated a record ... Read More »

Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo on September 17-18 in San Jose, California

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Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo, “the” B2B tradeshow for the 3D printing industry will continue its world tour in San Jose this September 17-18.   The event, programmed by Hod Lipson, will feature two full days of conference sessions with two tracks to choose from. Interest in this emerging field is at an all-time high, they say that New ... Read More »

3D Printing Market to Triple by 2018

Quantum International Corp. is watching big future profits for its investors in the 3D printing market as the Citi analyst Kenneth Wong releasing a bullish note projecting the market for 3D printing and related services to triple by 2018.     About one month ago, “Get ready for the big bang as 3D printing patents expire” news already indicated that 3D ... Read More »