Additive manufacturing

The 2017 edition of TCT Show closed its doors last week. It offered over 10,000 visitors to experience multiple product launches and demonstrations from almost three-hundred exhibiting companies. more

2 Oct 2017 14:40 News

Plastics machinery group Arburg is bringing its now-famous ‘Freeformer’ additive manufacturing technology to Interplas to demonstrate the manufacture of implants made from medical-grade polylactide. more

27 Jul 2017 14:00 Devices

The company is contributing to a new Canadian medical device centre more

5 Jul 2017 14:10 Devices

Provider of additive manufacturing industry analysis, SmarTech Publishing, has published a report on the additives orthopaedics industry. more

1 Jun 2017 15:10 News

Advancements in additive manufacturing, industrial tooling, production solutions, design and product development, quality management and metrology, and materials and components will be presented at Formnext 2017. more

8 May 2017 15:05 News

In recent years, additive manufacturing has emerged as one of the most in-demand technologies in the world and is changing the lives of millions worldwide more

8 Jun 2016 11:43

Rose Brooke, EPPM and MEP editor, talks about the benefits of additive manufacturing in the medical plastics arena and highlights how the most cutting-edge examples of this manufacturing technique will be coming to Chinaplas 2016 more

26 Apr 2016 15:13 News

Rose Brooke, editor of European Plastic Product Manufacturer, talks about Sutrue and the medical advancement that this plastic device could provide more

25 Feb 2016 17:22 Technology

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and UL, the global safety science company, will offer UL’s additive manufacturing (AM) training programme to SPE members more

4 Feb 2016 11:00 News

Proto Labs has expanded its production facility in Telford, with the addition of an additive manufacturing service for custom prototyping more

4 Nov 2015 14:29 News

Sanjay Sharma, vice president and head product realisation at Cyient, talks about 3D printing and how it could create the body parts of the future more

3 Nov 2015 14:08 Opinion

Arevo Labs has announced the availability of additive manufacturing (AM) services to make 3D printed composite parts for end use applications more

19 Oct 2015 11:28 News

As additive manufacturing continues to innovate and disrupt, Scott Rader, head of medical solutions at Stratasys, discusses the technology’s growing role within the healthcare industry more

14 Sep 2015 14:56 Opinion

Additively Manufactured Cranial Plate.

Source: Xilioc.

Business information publishing company Research and Markets has announced the availability of a report which includes forecasts for the growth of the market for 3D printing in medical applications to 2019. more

2 Jan 2014 10:52 News


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Granta announces simulation and materials information management advances from additive manufacturing projects. more

18 Dec 2013 11:55 Technology

According to a recent announcement by German headquartered polymer manufacturer Styrolution, styrenics are set to play a major role as a material for 3D printing. more

27 Nov 2013 11:19 Technology

Less than 24 hours after Arburg unveiled their new Freeform additive manufacturing machine at K, Sam Anson blogs on what the move may mean for both the injection moulding sector as well as the additive manufacturing community. more

17 Oct 2013 10:34 Opinion


Source: EOS.

Additive manufacturing is being used increasingly to make customised medical devices. Jenna Franklin of EnvisionTec provides a summary of recent trends followed by a triangle of interconnected factors in 3D printing from EOS. more

25 Jun 2013 14:00 Technology

EOS Violin

Source: EOS.

Solid Concepts has announced it is working with select laser sintering (SLS) PEEK HP3, a grade of PEEK from German additive manufacturing machinery and materials manufacturer EOS. more

6 Jun 2013 08:00 Technology

Additively manufactured foot.

Source: Objet.

The following article, written by Phil Kilburn of UK additive manufacturing experts 3T RPD, provides a beginner's guide for those new to additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. more

29 May 2013 14:35 Technology