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May 2022

MakerBot X Platform Simplifies the ABS 3D Printing Workflow

By |May 27th, 2022|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, MakerBot|

New MakerBot RapidRinse™ fast-dissolving support and ABS-R materials aim to make 3D printing industrial applications with ABS just as easy as printing with PLA

MakerBot introduced a new game-changing solution that significantly simplifies 3D printing with ABS polymer material by effectively streamlining workflow steps and reducing the need for more equipment and additional costs. Developed for high performance on the MakerBot METHOD X® and METHOD X Carbon Fiber 3D printers, the new MakerBot RapidRinse™ and ABS-R […]

Easy to Start 3D Printing with the Shop System

By |May 25th, 2022|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Desktop Metal|

Desktop Metal Shop System

Anyone can start metal 3D printing with The Shop System™

The Desktop Metal Shop System™ requires minimal training, making it easy for almost anyone to quickly produce high-quality metal parts. Typical installation of the complete system can be completed in 5 days or less.

An easy-to-use, turnkey solution, the Shop System can produce tens to hundreds of parts per day, reducing the […]

Mastercam for Injection Mold Making

By |May 23rd, 2022|Mastercam|

What is injection molding?

Injection mold making is the go-to method for mass-producing plastic parts. The process is streamlined to maximize cost savings and part production. First, pelletized material is placed into a heated container to turn molten. It is mixed with a helical screw to maintain a smooth consistency and to speed up the heating process. The liquid is then pumped – or injected – with […]

New Formlabs Form 3 Plus 3D Printer

By |May 20th, 2022|Technology|

Formlabs Form 3 Plus 3D Printer

Today we are going to take a look at the new Formlabs Form 3+ and the Build Platform 2. The best-selling professional SLA 3D printer just got better with game-changing print speed, surface quality, and reliability. We will break down the Form 3+ improvements into two segments – Hardware & Software, both of which significantly improve print speed.

Hardware Updates

With […]

3D Printing Industry Hails Biden’s AM Forward Initiative

By |May 18th, 2022|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, News / Promos|

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Leaders from across the 3D printing industry have hailed the potential of President Joe Biden’s AM Forward program to drive the technology’s wider adoption.

Launched last week, the initiative is designed to promote 3D printing’s uptake by SMEs as a means of helping better secure their supply chains and revitalizing the US manufacturing sector. Initial participants include industry heavy-hitters like GE Aviation, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Siemens Energy, while […]

MakerBot and Ultimaker Merger will Accelerate Global Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

By |May 13th, 2022|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, MakerBot, Ultimaker|

Makerbot and Ultimaker Merger

MakerBot and Ultimaker, two leaders in desktop 3D printing, announced that they have come to a business combination agreement that will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing by providing a comprehensive desktop 3D printing ecosystem of hardware, software, and materials.

The new entity will be backed by existing investors, NPM Capital and Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), and will benefit […]

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