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3D scanners are a very useful tool when you want to create a new 3D model of an already existing physical object. 3D scanners that you can currently find on the market today are very efficient and accurate, but when dealing with parts that have a complex geometric shape or […]

A new 3D scanning process that takes 3D scanning underwater


July 29, 2017 Solidscape’s wax based printing method is a godsend to jewellery manufacturers everywhere. The lost wax process provides accurate and detailed prints from wax positive molds than are meant for various metal casting applications. This unique method is, once again, a staple of their latest device: the S500. […]

Solidscape Unveils S500 For High Integrity Wax Printing


BASF SE plans to establish a new Group company, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, as of September 1, 2017. This wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH will be headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, at the site of InnovationLab GmbH. It will focus on establishing and expanding the business with materials, […]

BASF to Establish New Group BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH



Simusolar is a company that provides affordable solar energy to remote, off-the-grid communities in sub-Saharan Africa. Recently, the company turned to Sculpteo to 3D print an important part of its circuit board installations, and was pleased with the inexpensive, high-resolution SLS 3D printed results. Read more at 3DPrint.com: http://3dprint.com/182375/simusolar-…-solar-energy/ 3dprintboard.com

3D Printing and Solar Energy in Tanzania


LightFab, headquartered in Germany, has created a multi-faceted 3D printer for users creating objects in glass and then etching the materials. The hardware is meant to work directly with LightFab’s SLE process, which is a subtractive process which works in two steps. Users will find the SLE process beneficial as […]

LightFab Introduces Selective Laser Etching 3D Printer


NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) is working to create what it’s calling a „Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services,“ or CIRAS. A public-private partnership will form to develop technologies geared towards in-orbit manufacturing and assembly of large space structures that will further human and robotic space exploration. One […]

COSM to Join NASA’s CIRAS Effort


It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on Kickstarter these days. Last week, […]

New 3D Printing Kickstarter Campaigns



Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is well known for living up to its name as a center of technological education and research, and additive manufacturing is one of the myriad areas of technology that the university focuses on. It’s a pretty safe bet that any 3D printing course offered at […]

Interview With MIT’s Professor John Hart


Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there, and we are taking a look at several of them in our Comparison […]

A Look at Directed Energy Deposition



Today, BASF SE announced the creation, effective September 1, 2017, of a new business dedicated to additive manufacturing. BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, will focus entirely on 3D printing with a team initially comprised of approximately 30 expert employees. To be headed […]

BASF Announces New Additive Manufacturing Business