3D Printing News Posts Tagged as Additive Manufacturing

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.

Stratasys secures U.S. Navy contract

Stratasys secures U.S. Navy contract

Published 09/13/2021

Stratasys recently announced a secured contract of their largest government project to-date. The U.S. Navy has created a $20 million agreement for the procurement of 25 Stratasys F900 3D Printers. These machines are one of the largest and most impressive FDM 3D printers on the market today. With one of the largest build platforms (at...

Polaris MEP 3D Metal Watch Party

Polaris MEP 3D Metal Watch Party

Published 08/19/2021

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...

The Cost of 3D Printer Materials

The Cost of 3D Printer Materials

Published 07/26/2021

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...

D2P Uncasville 2021 Recap

D2P Uncasville 2021 Recap

Published 07/06/2021

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...

Prices Are Going Up

Prices Are Going Up

Published 06/08/2021

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...

What Makes the Difference Between 3D Printers?

What Makes the Difference Between 3D Printers?

Published 05/19/2021

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.

Additive Post-processing: Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Additive Post-processing: Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Published 05/10/2021

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...

Product Release Teaser Videos

Product Release Teaser Videos

Published 04/26/2021

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.

MM3D: Multimaterial Multinozzle 3D Printing

MM3D: Multimaterial Multinozzle 3D Printing

Published 04/20/2021

The capabilities of 3D printing technology are ever expanding. Researchers at the Harvard Wyss institute (specifically the Lewis Lab) and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a method of extruding multiple materials from a single print nozzle. The technology is currently able to output eight different materials at...

The Mini-Me Project

The Mini-Me Project

Published 03/25/2021

R&D Technologies recently worked with Jenny Egiolas and her son Thomas to bring one of their designs to life using our in-house manufacturing facility. After designing a "mini-me" prototype on Solidworks, Jenny and her son sought out local companies to help 3D print the model. The two had nothing but good things to say about...