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Rize Introduces Full-Color XRize Desktop 3D Printer

The XRize uses the company's Augmented Deposition 3D printing technology in combination with CMYK inks.

Ultimaker Introduces Material Profiles in Partnership with Suppliers

Material profiles from BASF, Clariant, DSM, DuPont and Owens Corning are now available in Ultimaker Cura 3.6.

DSM Introduces Novamid ID1030 CF10 Carbon Fiber Filament

The 10 percent carbon fiber-filled filament is compatible with open fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers.

Thermwood Introduces Vertical Layer Printing

By orienting the layers perpendicular to the build platform, the vertical printing strategy grows large parts along the length of the machine.

Tribologically Optimized Filament Delivers Maintenance-Free 3D-Printed Robot Grippers

A Germany-based cosmetics company saved 85 percent in the cost of its robot grippers by switching from aluminum to 3D-printed polymer.

NIST Method Measures Polymer Material Properties During 3D Printing

The light-based atomic force microscopy (AFM) technique offers insights into the stereolithography process.

Boeing Partners with Thermwood on 3D-Printed Tool for 777X

The tool was printed as a single piece from 20 percent carbon fiber-reinforced ABS using the Vertical Layer Print system.

Global Alliance Partners Introduce Materials for Ultimaker

Ultimaker global material alliance partners DSM and Owens Corning are both introducing high-performance filaments for the 5S 3D printer.

PADT Patents Apparatus for Removing 3D Printing Support Materials

The Support Cleaning Apparatus (SCA) removes support structures from parts 3D-printed using Soluble Support Technology (SST) material.

Carbon Expands Network of Production Partners

The company has announced the addition of eight manufacturers to its Carbon Production Network (CPN).

Stratasys Reflects on Where 3D Printing Is in 2018

Two years ago, Stratasys was looking forward to where 3D printing might be going. Now, it’s worth evaluating the current state of additive manufacturing with polymers.

Magnetic 3D Printing with Fiber Reinforcement Fills Tooling Gap

Fortify’s Digital Composite Manufacturing (DCM) platform pairs high-performance resins with fiber reinforcement that can be controlled at the voxel level. The process promises a faster route to durable injection mold tooling.