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Size does matter

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies Ltd. offer a 3D printing technology that allows fast life-size 3D printing of light-weight sculptures.
3D chocolate printing by Choc Edge design team

3D chocolate printing by Choc Edge design team

Although the Choc Creator V2.0 Plus was released with a focus on the capability of quickly and easily printing 2D customized graphics, 2016 saw the focus shift towards true direct 3D printing. Despite the extra time and effort required to design and print 3D objects, users are now creating their own 3D works of art for customers, demonstrations at events, and to use as display pieces in their stores.
Simulated brain models using 3D printing

Simulated brain models using 3D printing

3D printing has recently become a cherished technology in the healthcare industry over the last several years. In late November 2016, doctors in the United Kingdom replicated a brain to help train future physicians, and students in Japan are using them for neurosurgery classes.
Advantages of 3D printing and 3D scanning for industry

Advantages of 3D printing and 3D scanning for industry

Using 3D printing and 3D scanning techniques can offer several advantages for industry. Of course advantages may vary per industry or even per company, but just to highlight the possibilities, here’s a brief overview of why 3D printing deserves to be embraced by industry.
New bendable electronic devices like the one pictured above could become more common in the future. Photo by John Rogers, University of Illinois, courtesy of the National Science Foundation.

Future of stretchable electronics using AM

Electronic components that can be elongated or twisted – known as “stretchable” electronics – could soon be used to power electronic gadgets, the onboard systems of vehicles, medical devices and other products. And a 3-D printing-like approach to manufacturing may help make stretchable electronics more prevalent, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Oerlikon closes acquisition of citim GmbH

Oerlikon closes acquisition of citim GmbH

Oerlikon has recently declared that it has successfully closed the acquisition of citim GmbH in Germany. The acquisition of citim, a leading company in the design and additive manufacturing of metal components for small-series production and rapid prototyping, strengthens Oerlikon’s position in the area of AM.

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Size does matter

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies Ltd. offer a 3D printing technology that allows fast life-size 3D printing of light-weight sculptures.
Advantages of 3D printing and 3D scanning for industry

Advantages of 3D printing and 3D scanning for industry

Using 3D printing and 3D scanning techniques can offer several advantages for industry. Of course advantages may vary per industry or even per company, but just to highlight the possibilities, here’s a brief overview of why 3D printing deserves to be embraced by industry.

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An exciting growth area

Adam Page from Smithers Pira talks briefly about the exciting growth area.

Touchpoint 3D fab+print magic at drupa 2016

Now that drupa 2016 is behind us (May 31st – June 10th , Düsseldorf, Germany), we can look back on this year’s event as being quite exceptional on a large number of fronts, and particularly with regard to the role of the 3D fab+print touchpoint there.