Phoseon has announced a new UV LED unit for inkjet printing, the FireEdge FE100, and a new FireJet FJ605 for flexo presses, both of which should be available later this year. Continue reading “New UV modules from Phoseon”
XJet has signed a distribution agreement with the Carfulan Group, which specialises in selling technology solutions to UK manufacturers. The Group will set up a new brand, XJ3D, which becomes the first distributor to be appointed by XJet for its Carmel AM machines. Continue reading “XJet signs UK distribution deal”
Meteor Inkjet, which develops electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, will be supporting Xaar’s High Laydown Technology, as used in the Xaar 2001+ and Xaar 1003 printheads. Continue reading “Meteor supports Xaar High LayDown tech”
Materialise has used this week’s TCT show at the NEC, UK to launch a new simulation software for metal 3D printing that is aimed at optimising part production to avoid costly reprints. Continue reading “Materialise launches metal simulation software”
Last month I attended the Leaders in Technology conference in Cambridge, UK, which is organised by FM Brooks who are the folks behind the InPrint and Pure Digital shows. Tradeshows by their nature are about sales opportunities and this annual conference largely deals with how to sell industrial printing.
Stratasys will be showing off a new variation of its Fortus 380 printer, the 380CF, which works with Stratasys’ Nylon 12 carbon fibre thermoplastic material. Continue reading “Stratasys to show 3D carbon fibre printer”
Adobe has announced version 5 of its Adobe PDF Print Engine, or APPE, which is the RIP engine that underpins many of the most common prepress workflows. This has been updated to keep up with the latest inkjet printing technology. Continue reading “Adobe updates PDF Print Engine”
Xaar has teamed up with Stratasys to develop 3D printing solutions based on Xaar’s High Speed Sintering, or HSS, technologies. The two will form a new company, Xaar 3D Ltd, with Xaar owning 85 percent to Stratasys’ 15 percent.
The UK’s National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, which is based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry, has installed a 3D printer from the Danish company Digital Metal. Continue reading “UK AM centre to install Digital Metal printer”
Earlier this year I was sent a book to review – Printing architecture: innovative recipes for 3D printing – by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, professors at the University of California, Berkeley, and San Jose State University, respectively.