Additive Flight Solutions gains AS9100D certification for its 3D printed aerospace parts 

Additive Flight Solutions (AFS), a joint venture between 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys and Singaporian aircraft specialist SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC), has received AS9100D Certification.  Combining Stratasys’ additive manufacturing knowledge with SIAEC’s expertise in spare parts, AFS has gained international accreditation for its 3D printed aerospace parts. The certification is a standardized quality management and assurance

Groupe Gorgé reports declining 3D printing revenue in Q2 2020 results

Groupe Gorgé, the French industrial engineering organization and parent company of 3D printer manufacturer and service provider Prodways Group, has reported its financial earnings for the second quarter of 2020.  For the three months ending June 30, 2020, Groupe Gorgé generated consolidated revenue of €49.5 million. This figure is down 35.2 percent compared to the

Titan Robotics and Braskem launch new polypropylene pellets for industrial 3D printing 

Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem has partnered with 3D printer manufacturer and service provider Titan Robotics to launch a new polypropylene (PP) resin.  Developed as part of the companies’ ongoing collaboration, the pellet-based polymer is the first commercially-available PP to be specifically engineered for Titan’s Atlas line of dual extrusion 3D printers. What’s more, the material

INTAMSYS and Victrex partner to propel high-performance PAEK filament

FFF 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS has become the world’s first global reseller of polymer specialist Victrex’s new polyaryletherketone (PAEK) filament – VICTREX AM 200. The collaboration also marks INTAMSYS as the first company in Victrex’s proposed filament fusion network, which aims to facilitate and encourage the use of AM 200 and any future PAEK-based filaments

Nexa3D and Henkel launch new medical-grade polymer 3D printing material

California-based SLA 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D and global chemical company Henkel have launched a new polymer for 3D printing called xMED412. The polypropylene (PP)-like material combines enhanced strength properties with the biocompatibility of medical-grade materials, potentially making it well-suited to producing medical devices. What’s more, the high-impact, durable plastic has also been tested and cleared

BCN3D raises €2.8 million to develop new 3D printing hardware and materials

Spanish 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D Technologies has raised €2.8 million from a combination of new and existing strategic investors. The start-up has now gained more than €5.5 million in investment since it was spun off from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) in 2019.  The funding round was led by existing backers The Spanish National Innovation

Honeywell and SLM Solutions qualify parameters for 3D printing thicker aluminum aerospace parts 

German metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions has worked with the aerospace division of multinational manufacturing conglomerate Honeywell, to produce a parameter set for 3D printing aluminum F357.  Developed as part of the companies’ ongoing partnership, the material reportedly provides  3D printed parts with considerably improved properties compared to those created through die-casting methods. In

Sharebot launches the SnowWhite 2 3D printer – technical specifications and pricing

Sharebot has debuted its new SnowWhite 2 3D printer. The professional SLS system is the next iteration to the previously released SnowWhite, with improvements in temperature control and a new software engine. Being aimed primarily at SMEs and research institutions, the machine claims to provide an economical method of professional-grade polymer part production. Covering all

Ultimaker launches ‘Essentials’ software package for 3D printing newcomers

FDM printer manufacturer Ultimaker has launched its new software package – Ultimaker Essentials. The paid subscription service is aimed at companies looking to incorporate 3D printing into their existing workflows, promising to help in overcoming some barriers that may be in the way. As a bonus, Essentials also gives access to Ultimaker’s recently launched eLearning

Farsoon debuts its FS621M large-format metal 3D printer at TCT Asia 

Chinese SLM and SLS 3D printer manufacturer Farsoon, has introduced it’s latest Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) large-format metal 3D printer, the FS621M.  Developed with industry partner and manufacturing service provider Falcontech, the new system has been designed to address the productivity challenges of metal 3D printing including size constraints, powder management and process