GEFERTEC’s 3DMP process creates prints with metal wires

Berlin-based GEFERTEC has invented a new patented technology for metal 3D printing using a wire feedstock instead of powders. GEFERTEC’s 3DMP process is a hallmark of their arc603 and arc605 machines, both of which use modern arc welding-based workflows.

Politecnico offers 3D AM training course for space

The first European training course in Additive Manufacturing for space applications has just finished at the Politecnico di Milano was offered to Laurea Magistrale and PhD students by Dr. Tommaso Ghidini, who is currently Head of the Structures, Mechanisms and Materials Division at the European Space Agency.

“Open House” at SLM Solutions on August 25, 2018

At the "Open House", interested parties can take a guided tour behind the scenes of the manufacturer of metal-based additive manufacturing technology. They can learn in the production area how the machines are made for 3D printing.

NYU develops 3D implants to help grow ‘Real Bone’

Surgeons and scientists at NYU School of Medicine and NYU College of Dentistry said that their implanted scaffolds were naturally absorbed by the test animals’ bodies as new bone gradually replaced the devices.


From hand production to 3D printing - The history of digital fabrication

From hand production to 3D printing – The history of digital...

3D printing is one of the most disruptive and quickly-adopted technologies of the 21st century. The boom that has launched this industry to the forefront of the manufacturing world seems to have sprung out of nowhere. Suddenly, 3D printers became very common, seemingly overnight!

Conference Program 3D fab+print at MEDICA / COMPAMED 2018

The Advance Time Table for the 3D fab+print Conference at MEDICA / COMPAMED 2018 is ready. Eight experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing for the medical world will gather in Düsseldorf, Germany to inspire and inform both newcomers to Additive Manufacturing and medical professionals that have already gained an insight in AM.

Laser Sintering with Plastics – Technology, Processes, and Materials

Laser Sintering (LS) with plastics is one of the most promising additive manufacturing technologies: it is currently regarded as the process most likely in the future to permanently cross the border between prototyping and the production of functional parts.

Rize help First Robotics Competition team soar to new heights

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a global, non-profit youth organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people to become science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in programs that build science, engineering and technology skills. The organization currently offers four programs, one for each of four age ranges, that support their mission.


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.