Category: 3D Software

  • Hybrid releases AM software beta

    Hybrid releases AM software beta

    AMIS, which is part of Hybrid Software, has just released a public beta of its AMIS Pro v1 software for additive manufacturing. This is a production workflow program that’s targeted at companies that are actively building a 3D printer and looking for help with the software. 

  • Trumpf reduces reliance on supports

    Trumpf reduces reliance on supports

    Trumpf, which makes a range of industrial 3D printers, has upgraded its TruTops Print software to reduce the use of supporting structures in order to shorten the printing times and cut out the cost of these supports.

  • Nano Dimension acquires Additive Flow

    Nano Dimension acquires Additive Flow

    Nano Dimension has acquired the UK-based company Additive Flow, which supplies software solutions for 3D design simulation and optimization. 

  • Stratasys and 3Shape collaborate

    Stratasys and 3Shape collaborate

    Stratasys and 3Shape have developed a new automated 3D printing colour workflow

  • Stratasys acquires Riven

    Stratasys has acquired Riven, which specialises in quality assurance software and has been a connectivity software partner with Stratasys. The Riven app will now be fully integrated into Stratasys’ GrabCAD additive manufacturing platform.

  • Materialise and Sigma Labs partner over metal AM

    Materialise, which has developed software, services and hardware for 3D printing, has worked with Sigma Labs, which mostly develops quality assurance software for 3D printing. The two companies have combined the Materialise Control Platform and Sigma Labs’ PrintRite3D sensor technology to help users identify and correct problems when 3D printing metal items.

  • Dyndrite partners with Xaar and Meteor

    Dyndrite, which has developed workflow software for additive manufacturing, has teamed up with Xaar and Meteor Inkjet to develop solutions for 3D printing using binder jetting with inkjet printheads.

  • Desktop manufacturing

    Recently I caught up with Eric Pallarés Garcia, chief technology officer for the Spanish 3D printer vendor BCN3D, and discussed the company’s approach to the Fused Filament Fabrication market.

  • AM Flow raises $4m

    AM Flow, a Dutch company that specialises in developing automation systems for additive manufacturing, has raised $4 million in series A investment round that it will use to develop step-change automation for the ‘lights out’ factory of the future.

  • Ultimaker updates Cura slicing software

    Ultimaker, which makes desktop 3D printers, has launched a new web-based service, Ultimaker Marketplace, as well as updating its Cura open-source slicing software to v4.5.

  • Link3D launches material tracking

    Link3D, which develops workflow software for additive manufacturing, has released a new Material Tracking System module for its Additive MES Workflow Software.

  • Sigma updates PrintRite 3D software

    Sigma Labs has introduced a new version of its PrintRite3D quality control software. It’s aimed at non-destructive melt pool analytics for metal printing.