3D Printing

Researchers at Disney are proposing a new method of producing its merchandise that uses a twist on the traditional thermoforming process to create unique, customised items. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:25 PM Machinery

ALBIS UK has recently showcased a working application of a new polymer for 3D printing applications. more

Jun 28, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

The University of Warwick has built the “most 3D printed vessel on the grid” for the upcoming European International Submarine Race using a Stratasys Fortus 3D Printer. more

May 13, 2016 12:26 PM Industry News

Nylon components and ETFE film are providing London's highest all-weather garden with both a cost-effective and weight saving solution that will give visitors protection from the elements as well as a clear view. more

Apr 19, 2016 11:49 AM Materials

Non-profit manufacturing association, SME, and owner of the TCT Group, Rapid News Publications Ltd, have today announced a strategic partnership that will see the two companies team up to produce RAPID, one of the USA's leading 3D technology events. more

Apr 13, 2016 2:06 PM Events

MGS Technical Plastics has invested £60,000 upgrading its speciality engineering equipment, with the purchase of new metrology technology and a high-grade 3D printer. more

Feb 9, 2016 2:09 PM Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the line-up for a seminar focusing on how 3D printing technologies can be utilised by plastics processors. more

Feb 8, 2016 9:52 AM Events

Silvergate Plastics has said it is “delighted” with the response it received to its new range of masterbatch produced specifically for use in 3D printing applications. more

Dec 1, 2015 11:24 AM Materials

Watch on demand the first of our webinar series from Stratasys, where industry experts discuss the transformational benefits of 3D printing solutions for injection molding, jigs and fixtures, End of Arm Tools and productions parts. more

Sep 23, 2015 11:10 AM Webinars

Silvergate Plastics is expanding its portfolio with a range developed specifically for use in 3D printing. more

Sep 23, 2015 9:59 AM Materials

BOY is embracing the trend for 3D printed technology at Fakuma, with a demonstration of injection moulding using additive manufactured mould inserts. more

Fakuma 2015

A 3D printed prosthetic hand made from thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) has won this year’s National James Dyson Award. more

Aug 27, 2015 11:20 AM Industry News

At the Plast 2015 trade fair in Milan last week, Sandretto launched what it described as a range of “completely renewed” injection moulding machines, as well as announcing it is the latest traditional manufacturer to enter the 3D printing playground. more

May 11, 2015 4:28 PM Machinery

The Italian division of international consumer goods giant, Unilever, says it has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40 percent since introducing 3D printing technology into its manufacturing process. more

Jan 27, 2015 3:19 PM Machinery

According to “Plastics In 3D Printing Markets: A Ten-Year Opportunity Forecast,” the market for polymers used in 3D printing has already reached $310 million and will grow to $1.4 billion by 2019. more

Sep 1, 2014 2:41 PM Industry News

A manufacturer of water and heating systems for mobile applications says it has “slashed” its lead times for the production of injection mould tools for prototype parts by up to 97 percent since introducing 3D printing into its tooling process. more

Jun 2, 2014 4:47 PM Machinery

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) will host its inaugural seminar on 3D Printing on the 4th June 2014, entitled '3D Printing and the Plastics Industry: What you Need to Know'. more

May 29, 2014 10:44 AM Events

Stratasys Ltd., a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping, and production, has launched what is says is the "first and only" multi-material colour 3D printer. more

Feb 4, 2014 12:34 PM Machinery


Remote control prototype 3D printed in Ivory Digital ABS2

Stratasys Ltd., a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping, and production, has launched debuted the second generation of its Digital ABS material, named Digital ABS2. more

Nov 7, 2013 2:03 PM Materials

A moulder and mould maker is using technology to 3D print the injection tooling used to make prototypes, which it says is significantly reducing the time and cost of producing sample parts. more

Oct 29, 2013 1:39 PM Machinery

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