3D Printing News

3D Printing News

Stay up to date with the latest developments in additive manufacturing. Learn what’s happening at R&D Technologies as well as the latest innovations in the additive industry.

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Product Release Teaser Videos

On April 28, Stratasys will unveil the most complete set of best-in-class additive manufacturing solutions the industry has ever seen. From tooling and jigs and fixtures to mass production of end use parts, we are redefining speed, productivity, and agility in manufacturing. Register for the event here.

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Additive Post-processing: Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Post-processing is one of the less glamorous, but essential duties of additive manufacturing. And depending on the type of additive technology you have, post-processing techniques and systems may differ. Speaking from a large-scale production perspective, additive fusion technologies have been emerging as the clear winners when it comes to mass production and consistency from part to

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What Makes the Difference Between 3D Printers?

There is so much inventory available when you are looking to purchase a 3D printer. So, what makes the difference between all of these machines? Here are a few crucial points you need to clarify before you dive into the world of additive manufacturing. What is your application? In other words, what are you going to

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A Truly Instant Quoting Tool

R&D Technologies will be unveiling an instant quoting tool to help quote your next job. No need to go back and forth with emails or speak to an application engineer about your next build, create an account with us and let our online tool do the rest. You will have the freedom to upload your files,

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Prices Are Going Up

Attention! If you own a Stratasys FDM or PolyJet 3D printer, or Makerbot machine, or if you order prototypes from our service bureau, this message is for you! Stratasys will be implementing price changes effective July 1st, 2021 in the following product areas: 5% increase on PolyJet and FDM materials Reduction in PolyJet and FDM machine trade-in allowances

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D2P Uncasville 2021 Recap

For what seemed like forever, live events were brought to a screeching halt by the coronavirus. However, the newly released vaccines have helped public events slowly start to return to normal. The Design-2-Part team kicked off their first New England trade show following the pandemic on June 23rd and 24th at the Mohegan Sun Exposition Center in Uncasville, CT. And

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Stratasys J35 Pro – A Lot of Technology for A Whole Lot Less

Stratasys has recently come out with several new machines to help improve and diversify their footprint in the realm of additive manufacturing. One of the most notable printers however, the J35 Pro certainly steps up to the challenge of owning innovative technology for a fraction of the expected cost. PolyJet printing technology has become a cornerstone of the Stratasys

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Quoting Tool Tutorial

R&D Technologies is very proud to present our new quoting tool! This new addition to our website is a big change and this short article is meant to help you use the tool more effectively. Access the tool using this link, or go to our website RnD-Tech.com and select the ‘Instant Quote’ button on the top right-hand corner of

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The Cost of 3D Printer Materials

One facet of owning a 3D printer that might not be considered as much as it should, is the cost of material. Arguably one of the most important puzzle pieces in additive manufacturing, additive materials will make or break a great 3D model. So how much does it cost to obtain quality printing materials? GrabCAD has

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Polaris MEP 3D Metal Watch Party

On August 17th, Polaris MEP hosted a watch party for some new advancements concerning the Desktop Metal printers. Polaris’ Marketing Manager, Erin Read did an excellent job of putting together the event and hosting everyone. Some of the companies present were 401 Tech Bridge and Functional 3D. And the webinar was hosted by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT). The

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