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3D Printing Filament Industry Leaders Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

3D Printing Filament Industry Leaders Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

Although it started almost as a game, today 3D printing filament manufacturing for low-cost 3D printers is an industry. So much so that even giants such as SABIC, Verbatim (Mitsubishi) and others have begun to target it, while other large companies such as Covestro (Bayer) and Eastman Chemical partnered directly with …

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CEO Magnus René: “Arcam is Healthy, EBM Patents Far from Maturing”. Next Gen Systems in the Works?

In a recent article I wondered whether CEO Magnus René’s decision to leave the company was the result of the company’s failure to introduce high profile new products over the last year or other conflicts arising following the acquisition by GE. Mr. René kindly agreed to discuss these issues clarifying that …

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Trelleborg Discusses How 3D Printing Can Transform Large Manufacturing Companies

3D printing has become a technology which can influence and improve many different areas of life including medical care, fashion, art, architecture, and industry. Ivan Gerada, procurement and IT Manager at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS), a company that provides sealing, damping, and protection for critical applications in demanding environments, presented at …

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HRL Tells All About Ceramics AM Development for NASA and Commercial Space Apps

For more than 60 years, HRL’s scientists and engineers have been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research, providing real-world technology solutions, and advancing the state of the art. The firm continues to be recognized as one of the world’s premier physical science and engineering research laboratories. Research collaborations with …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Desktop Metal (and We Dared to Ask)

Production? Stacked parts? Supports? Costs? Speed? Patents? Distribution? Materials? Competition? Ever since Desktop Metal officially presented its MIM powder-based metal AM system, we have been wondering if this technology will truly be able to compete with traditional manufacturing on large batch part production. We sat down and spoke about this with Desktop …

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Tethon3D CEO Karen Linder Discusses Future of High Quality Ceramics 3D Printing

While most high-resolution 3D printing technologies for ceramics remain quite expensive, Tethon 3D has been developing materials and processes which could bring high-quality 3D printed ceramics to more people and market segments than ever before. We caught up with Karen Linder, author, angel investor, entrepreneur, mentor, artist, scientist and also President …

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