Carbon3D has received a significant vote of confidence in its potential in the form of a $10 million investment from software giant Autodesk.
A crop of new companies are trying to address the issues around 3D printing’s slow speeds, which have – as have other things – all but ruled out mass production applications. One of these start-ups is Brisbane’s Gizmo 3D Printers. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s founder, Kobus du Toit, to find out more.
The global 3D printing industry has continued its explosive growth, according to a leading annual report.
Third generation manufacturing company Keech Australia has added a 3D printing capability to its product development operations.
An Australian technology expert, venture capitalist and entrepreneur has said that companies should include 3D printing in their business models.
An international expert advises Australian manufacturers to take a holistic approach to business to become more competitive in machining and manufacturing.
The CSIRO has pushed the 3D printing envelope further with a new project that could one day allow lonely people to additively manufacture a partner.
China’s reputation for 3D printing very big things has grown this week, with Sanya Sihai creating the country’s very first additively manufactured vehicle.
3D food printers have the potential to help end global famine, according to an influential academic.
A Californian start-up has created a 3D printer that it claims is able to print solid resin parts with feature sizes less than 20 microns at speeds 25 to 100 times faster than what’s on the market currently.
New York-based Graphene 3D Lab has launched a conductive, composite thermoplastic-and-nanocarbon material for use with 3D printers.
Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson has offered $US 15,000 to anybody who will give him a MarkForged 3D printer.
Amazon’s plans for drones may be on hold, but it has lodged several patents suggesting it wants to reduce delivery times by putting 3D printers in trucks.
An Australian-made, additively manufactured jet engine is being claimed as a world first.
MakerBot’s new CEO will be Jonathan Jaglom, the current general manager of Asia Pacific and Japan for parent company Stratasys.
The growth in 3D printing for medical purposes will be considerable, according to a report by analysts SmarTech Markets Publishing.
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech foundry teacher Anthony Freemantle has incorporated a 3D printer into his teaching program.
MarkForged has made some recent upgrades to its 3D printers, which can reinforce parts with carbon fibre, kevlar, and fibreglass.
Researchers at University of Sydney have developed a technique for bone replacements using 3D printing that could revolutionise surgery.
Dutch 3D printing filament company ColorFabb has added a carbon fibre offering to its XT line of printing feedstock.