Improved workflows and enhanced 3D printing in new PDF3D software

Consider a full-color object, direct from a 3D PDF to your 3D printer. 3D software company PDF3D has launched its new ReportGen V2.15 software, which supports Additive Manufacturing Format (AMF) files for 3D Printing. PDF3D has also released its SDK PRO software, which can convert Universal 3D Form...

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Posted on Jan 18, 2018

£7 billion Melrose takeover bid sends GKN share price soaring, metal powder business in cross-hairs

3D Printing investment news for 2018 gets underway with a potential hostile takeover of leading British engineering firm, GKN Plc (LON: GKN). Melrose Plc (LSE: MRO) is a British investment company, who “specialise in the acquisition and performance improvement of good manufacturing businesses.” ...

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Posted on Jan 18, 2018

Huisman’s 3D printed WAAM hook lifts 80,000 kg load

Huisman, a worldwide provider and manufacturer of heavy construction equipment headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced the the first successful load test of a 3D printed crane hook. For use in offshore lifting operations, the hook, which weighs approximately 1,000kg, was made using wire ar...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018

Apple 3D printer patent granted, full color 3D printing system

An Apple 3D printer in 2018? Apple has been granted a US patent for a full-color 3D printing system. The successful application for a “method and apparatus for three-dimensional printing of colored objects” was one of 44 US patents granted to the technology company on 16 January. In 2015, 3D Pr...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018

World’s first 3D printed toilets coming to India with Singapore’s Hamilton Labs

Concrete/cement 3D printers have real potential to become a low-cost, fast-acting, solution in construction. Typically powered by a robotic arm, these large scale 3D printers are capable of working 24/7 with theoretically minimal manual input. In many cases, the technology has been used to make buil...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018

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