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3D printing saves Guhring UK 75 percent in tooling costs

Birmingham-based tool manufacturer Guhring UK has introduced two additive manufacturing systems from the US-based composite and metal 3D printer provider Markforged into its custom cutting tool line. Guhring UK opted to purchase the Metal X system, as well as a Markforged continuous fiber 3D printer, from Markforged’s UK distributor Mark3D. The 3D printers have allowed […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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VSHAPER set to launch 5-axis 3D printer in May

Polish 3D printer manufacturer VERASHAPE has announced that it will be launching a new 3D printer under its VSHAPER subsidiary. Aptly named the VSHAPER 5AX, the 3D printer is a 5-axis system with additional machining capabilities.  Equipped with FDM technology, VSHAPER is targeting customers seeking engineering applications of 3D printing with thermoplastic materials. The company […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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Can 3D printed amorphous metals improve guitar acoustics?

Nik Huber Guitars, a guitar manufacturer based in Germany, has partnered with amorphous metal specialists Heraeus AMLOY, to install a 3D printed bridge made from amorphous metal on one of its guitars. Nik Huber Guitars wanted to try out a material for developing one of its guitars in order to improve its sound characteristics. Amorphous […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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Makerbot launches SKETCH Classroom – technical specifications and pricing

MakerBot, the Brooklyn-based manufacturer of the METHOD 3D printer and Stratasys subsidiary, has introduced the SKETCH Classroom, an additive manufacturing package for educational environments. This includes two systems of the company’s latest FDM 3D printer, the SKETCH, as well as six PLA spools, four build plates, two spatulas, and two snip tools. “With SKETCH, we […]

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Author: Tia Vialva

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Renishaw publishes financial results, pleased with Additive Manufacturing development

British engineering firm and metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw has released its Interim financial results for the six months ended December 31st, 2019. Revenue for this period stood at £259.4 million, a 13% decrease from the £296.7 million reported for the corresponding period last year. Reductions were apparent in all regions, with the most significant […]

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Author: Tia Vialva

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Genera G2 DLP 3D printer and F2 post-processing unit – technical specifications

Genera, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Vienna, Austria, is bringing a 3D printing system comprising two units to market. The system comprises the G2 3D printer and F2 post-processing unit. The G2 is responsible for the additive manufacturing process, leveraging Genera’s DLP 3D printing technology. The F2, on the other hand, is a post-processing […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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Technogym uses Delta WASP 3D printer to prototype parts for fitness equipment

Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP has revealed a partnership with fitness equipment provider Technogym. The company is using the Delta WASP 4070 INDUSTRIAL 4.0 3D printer to help prototype and develop its new pieces of fitness equipment.  Technogym bought a 3D printer from WASP as it sought to lower its maintenance costs while enabling the […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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Rapid Shape S+ series 3D printers launched – technical specifications

German 3D printer manufacturer Rapid Shape has launched a new range of DLP 3D printers designed for the jewelry industry. Named the S+ series, the company has developed four 3D printers for the new line: the Studio-Line S20+ and S30+, and the Heavy-Duty-Line S90+ standalone and S90+ cabinet. These 3D printers have been specifically optimized […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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Smithsonian uses Mimaki 3DUJ-553 3D printer for hands-on exhibitions

Mimaki USA, a manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, and the Smithsonian are collaborating to use additive manufacturing within its museums and research centers exhibitions.  The Smithsonian Exhibits’ (SIE) studios, in Landover, Maryland, has installed a Mimaki 3DUJ-553 full-color 3D printer to support the development of engaging exhibits, as well as produce 3D printed […]

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Author: Tia Vialva

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Intech Additive Solutions launches iFusion SF1 and iFusion LFMulti SLM metal 3D printers

Intech Additive Solutions, a Bangalore-based manufacturer of Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) systems, has launched its latest range of 3D printers at the Indian Metal Forming Exhibition (IMTEX 2020).  Previously called Intech DMLS, the company’s new line of metal 3D printers, the iFusion series, consists of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) systems, the iFusion SF1 and […]

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Author: Tia Vialva