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The Technology House Steps into 3D Printing for Production

The Technology House was founded on stereolithography for prototyping, but each step forward has been a move toward production. The company is now 3D printing end-use parts, enabled by Carbon’s SpeedCell line and durable materials.

Solvay Offers Specialty Polymer Filaments

Designed specifically for 3D printing, the three high-performance polymer filaments are designed to encourage layer adhesion.

Sinterit Lisa 2 Expands Build Volume, Material Options for Desktop SLS

The desktop selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer features an expanded, nitrogen-filled build chamber to support larger parts in more materials.

Stratasys Offers PEKK-Based Antero 800NA for High Performance

The filament is suitable for applications in aerospace and high-performance vehicles, among others.

Ultimaker S5 Optimized for Reliable Operation in Existing Workflows

The polymer 3D printer is intended to be a professional solution for functional prototypes, manufacturing tools and end-use parts.

Additive Design Offers New Opportunities in Grinding

Swiss grinding machine manufacturer Studer leverages additive manufacturing technology to build parts such as hydraulic components, machine covers and coolant nozzles for its high-precision machines. The result is optimized lubrication during grinding, increased service life of the grinding wheel, and quick and easy parts assembly during machine production.

Carbon Releases MPU 100 Material for Medical Applications

Medical Polyurethane 100 (MPU) offers mechanical strength, biocompatibility and sterilizability for skin-contact devices and other medical applications.

Stratasys Fortus 900 Features MTConnect-Ready Interface

Intended for production applications in aerospace and other industries, the F900 3D printer supports integration with the MTConnect protocol.

Machine Shop Finds Opportunities with SLA 3D Printer

Adding a Form 2 desktop stereolithography 3D printer from Formlabs has enabled A&M Tool and Design to expedite workflows with 3D-printed prototypes, tooling and more.

Video: 3D Printing Is a Complement and Competitor to Injection Molding

Ken Burns of Forecast 3D, an early adopter of HP Multi Jet Fusion, sees 3D printing as both a complement and a competitor to injection molding. He shares why in this interview.

Farsoon Technologies’ Large-Volume Polymer 3D Printer Debuts in U.S.

The HT1001P, Farsoon's new large-volume polymer 3D printer, is set to be beta tested by two U.S. companies later this year. The system will eventually offer three tiers of automated production.

Stratasys Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Dedicated to Filled Material

The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition (CFE) 3D printer has been optimized to process carbon fiber-filled Nylon 12.