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.

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...

A Brief History of 3D Printing

A Brief History of 3D Printing

Published 02/17/2021

3D Printing is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In 2020 the industry’s estimated worth was $13.63 billion (up $2 billion from the previous year). In 2018 1.42 million individual 3D printers were sold throughout all different companies within the industry. According to Grand View Research, they estimate the industry will...

Are Trade Shows Dead?

Are Trade Shows Dead?

Published 02/08/2021

The manufacturing industry has always relied heavily on trade shows for continuous growth. The ability to share ideas, display new products, and cultivate new business relationships is invaluable for any industry; for the purposes of this article however, we will be looking specifically at manufacturing. The past year has proved difficult for everyone in some aspect...

A Look From The Outside: 3D Printing and FDM Technology

A Look From The Outside: 3D Printing and FDM Technology

Published 12/07/2020

As someone who has worked with 3D printers for five years now, I know that many people have little idea what it is. When I told someone, I work with 3D printers, they replied, “what kind of ink do you use?” In his defense, this sounds like a valid question if you don’t know much...