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 •  February 12

American automaker Ford is using 3D printing, 400 new robots, and enhanced data analytics to increase production of its new Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition SUVs. $25 million has been invested to meet production targets. “Surging customer demand” is the reason Ford cites for increasing production of two of its latest SUVs: the new Lincoln...

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 •  February 8

SIA Engineering (SIAEC), a Singapore-based aerospace company, is partnering with 3D printing giant Stratasys for the establishment of a 3D printing service center geared specifically towards 3D printing components for the commercial aviation industry. The additive manufacturing facility, to be based in Singapore, will be jointly operated (with...

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 •  February 8

Brainwavz, a high-end earphone company owned by GPGS, has used resin 3D printing to make the B400, its latest audiophile-grade earphones. The earphones make use of four balanced armature drivers and a 3D printed housing. We don’t like to admit it, but it’s undoubtedly true that some businesses have used 3D printing more “for show” than for any real...

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 •  February 7

Metal 3D printing specialist Desktop Metal has partnered with additive manufacturing software company Dassault Systèmes for education and generative design projects. The partnership was announced at SOLIDWORKS World 2018. It’s been a busy week for software company Dassault Systèmes. That’s because the French 3D printing specialist has been in the...

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 •  February 5

Printing giant HP has introduced a new full color 3D printer series, Jet Fusion 300 / 500, with prices starting at around $50,000. The company has also announced a new collaboration with Dassault Systèmes. New HP color 3D printer series: Jet Fusion 300 / 500 Accurate, affordable color 3D printing is the end goal for many manufacturers, many of whom...

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 •  February 5

From mini Eiffel Towers drawn in 3D, to architectural models, to intricate and unique fashion pieces, 3D printing pens have been an integral part of the 3D printing industry, especially on its creative side. Of course, the process of using 3D pens varies quite a lot from standard 3D printing processes in that they do not require any 3D or digital...

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 •  January 23

Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP has unveiled details about one of its latest product: the DeltaWASP 3MT Industrial. The 3D printer, an “industrial” version of the company’s large-scale DeltaWASP 3MT machine, is capable of additively manufacturing parts up to nearly one cubic meter in size. Recently, for example, it showcased a new version of...

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 •  January 16

Here’s another round-up of all the latest 3D printing news that you might have missed, to keep you in the loop in this rapidly changing world. Stories this time include another FDA certificate for Emerging Implant Technologies, Huisman testing the world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook, and much more besides. German medical device...

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 •  January 15

Researchers from Michigan Technological University have developed an open-source parametric 3D printed slot die system for thin film semiconductor processing. By using the 3D printed system over a commercial one, users could make cost savings of over 17,000 per cent. Slot die coating is a technology used to deposit a variety of liquid chemicals...

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 •  January 10

French 3D printer company SpiderBot has released a preview of its forthcoming ABSolute3 FDM 3D printer. The machine’s printhead heats up to 500°C and its chamber up to 220°C, making it suitable for technical materials like PEEK, PEKK, and PEEKK. Printing technical 3D printing materials—those with superior mechanical properties to PLA and...