Impossible Objects launches second 3D printer

29th May 2019

Impossible Objects has announced a new 3D printer, the CBAM-2, which uses the company’s patented Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing process, plus a partnership with BASF that will allow its customers to use PA6-carbon fibre composites.

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Five or more leading players in 3D Printing

28th May 2019

Recently a friend asked me to name the five companies I considered most important to the development of 3D printing. It’s a good question and has stayed with me, despite the beer and schnapps that we were drinking at the time.

3D printing has been used to produce prototypes and even parts for motorbikes.
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Materialise announces new software and partnerships

22nd May 2019

Materialise, which develops a wide range of 3D printing software, has announced a new version of its Streamics software, as well as a range of partnerships with HP, Nikon and Essentium in a growing sign that industry is taking 3D printing more seriously.

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Bombardier turns to 3D for transport infrastructure

21st May 2019

Bombardier Transportation is to install a Stratasys F900 3D printer into its Hennigsdorf manufacturing plant in Germany, as part of its work on rail and tram infrastructure in the DACH region, which covers the European German speaking areas of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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From A to B and back again

20th May 2019

The very last thing that I did at last week’s Fespa Munich show was to go to the organiser’s press conference, where Michael Ryan, group exhibition manager for Fespa, announced a brand new event, Sportswear Pro, for next year’s Fespa show in Madrid, Spain.

Visitors waiting to enter the Fespa 2019 show at the start of the first day.
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