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Dixon Valve pipe fittings in the factory aligned with 3D printed fixtures

Mark Two 3D printer secures a firm grip in robotic automation

Machining tools individually can take a lot of time. Especially when it concerns critical parts for use in an industrial environment, being able to manufacture these tools in a time-effective way in-house can be a real advantage. In this case study, the people behind Dixon Valve explain how their production benefits from using the Mark Two industrial strength 3D printer.
Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

3D printing for packaging production

Considering that 3D printing techniques can offer pioneering opportunities and solutions, and taking into account that technological developments have a major impact on packaging, 3D printing must effect packaging production, but how exactly?
3D collimated parts

Range of 3D printing materials is rapidly growing

H.C. Starck develops and produces metal powders for additive manufacturing. An interview with Dr. Rainer Leo Meisel, Senior Manager for Applied Technology Metal Powders at H.C Starck Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders GmbH in Laufenburg, Germany.
Nextstep3d was present at RapidPro 2017

RapidPro 2017: from design to manufacturing

Held from 7 to 9 March in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, the 2017 issue of RapidPro drew leading organisations and speakers to the expo and parallel conference.
Shapeways receives DLP Station from atum3D

Shapeways receives DLP Station from atum3D

atum3D is a leading company in 3D manufacturing solutions based on DLP (Digital Light Processing) technology. At last years’ formnext exhibition in Frankfurt, atum3D invited visitors to their booth to enter a raffle by submitting their contact details.
Additive Industries presents competitive entry model MetalFAB1

Additive Industries presents competitive entry model MetalFAB1

At the Additive World Conference 2017 Additive Industries has presented a new entry-level model of its MetalFAB1 industrial 3D metal printing system. The system is specifically developed for process & application development and prototyping.
Marco Müller-ter Jung

DWF Germany organise forum on 3D printing and law

3D Printing creates specific legal issues that have to be taken into account and law firm DWF Germany is very active in educating on exactly this matter.

Choose the 3D printer that fits your purposes

Choosing a 3D printer for your business can be a challenge. Rather than trying to get an overview of everything that is on the market, first and foremost get a clear view of what it is that you need, since the value of a 3D printer depends on whether or not the machine fits your purposes.
Additive World Conference 2017

Additive World Conference 2017

The 5th edition of Additive Industries’ annual Additive World Conference will be organized on Wednesday March 15th and Thursday March 16th 2017.
Photo Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

3D fab+print will be present at EuroShop in Germany

EuroShop is the place to be for professionals in retail. As the world’s biggest retail tradeshow, the event provides an ideal platform for companies to demonstrate how the (3D printing) technology they offer can be beneficial to other professionals.
Turbine blade

Producing critical components with Arcam’s Metal Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing is steadily gaining acceptance for production of critical components in various industries. In the forefront of the development in the Metal Additive Manufacturing sphere is Arcam, who experience an increasing number of production applications for their EBM (Electron Beam Melting) process
Massivit 3D is set to demonstrate how its large format 3D printing technology is elevating traditional retail and advertising campaigns to a new dimension at EuroShop

Massivit at EuroShop to demonstrate how 3D printing is transforming retail...

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies will be present at EuroShop to demonstrate how its 3D printing technology is transforming the way advertising, high-level marketing, and themed projects are created.

RapidPro 2017

RapidPro has acquired a prominent place in the exhibition landscape in recent years. In this years’ edition the organisers want to put special emphasis on the business case, because – whilst technologically a lot is possible – this is where the biggest challenges surface at the moment.
Chaim Goldberg creating a hand-engraved image on a copper plate. Photo by Shalom Goldberg (Source: Wikimedia)

Things to learn in this age of technology

What will become of traditional professionals, such as engravers and providers of machining services? Will they still have work? Itamar Yona from Aviv3D elaborates on these question of what will become of traditional professionals in the 3D printing era.
Hub Dohmen, Lawyer at Dohmen Advocaten

3D Printing and Intellectual Property

What is actually considered intellectual property with respect to 3D printing? Plenty of things can be told about the various types of intellectual property in relation to 3D printing; herewith a brief overview.