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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...

Stratasys Acquires Leader in SLA Industry

Stratasys Acquires Leader in SLA Industry

Published 01/20/2021

In the year 2021 there are many types of additive manufacturing. However, the two that have dominated the industry since its creation have been FDM and SLA. Quickly, FDM uses a spool of plastic melted by a hot end extruder. SLA, although a more meticulous process, offers very strong and high-quality parts. In some cases, however, SLA is comparable to the speed of FDM technology.   Stratasys, an American based company, has created some...