Fraunhofer ILT’s new LaserTAB robot enables precise microjoining of 3D printed connectors for batteries

Fraunhofer ILT's new LaserTAB robot enables precise microjoining of 3D printed connectors for batteries

A team from the Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has developed a novel process for micro-welding battery cells and power electronics. The technology, which uses microjoining and can be used in combination with 3D printing, is known as Laser-Based Tape-Automated Bonding, or LaserTAB. According to Fraunhofer ILT, it has successfully combined robotics, laser […]

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3D Printing Studios partners with SAP Distributed Manufacturing

3D Printing Studios partners with SAP Distributed Manufacturing

3D Printing Studios , an industrial 3D printing and technology services provider with bases in Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne, has partnered with SAP Distributed Manufacturing to scale up customer collaboration in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region. Launched April 2017 , SAP Distributed Manufacturing is a system that connects customers with service providers to “make […]

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Shining 3D releases Einstart-C 3D printer technical specs and pricing

Shining 3D releases Einstart-C 3D printer technical specs and pricing

China’s Shining 3D has released the Einstart-C FFF desktop 3D printer, adding to its existing series including the Einstart-S and the Einstart-L systems. Previewed at CES 2017 , the Einstart-C is Shining 3D’s solution for personal use, with added security features making ideal for 3D printing at schools and at home. From model to print […]

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Netherlands Royal Navy using Artec 3D scanners for reverse engineering

Netherlands Royal Navy using Artec 3D scanners for reverse engineering

Since May, Marinebedrijf Koninklijke Marine (MKM), the material and asset maintenance company of the Netherlands Royal Navy, has been using Artec 3D scanners to scan a range of the Netherlands’ naval craft and reverse engineer the complex parts within them. The company made use of Artec’s structured light “Eva” and “Space Spider” scanners for the […]

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Luke Kelly, Carbon VP of Finance tells 3D Printing Industry about new MMD component and materials program

Luke Kelly, Carbon VP of Finance tells 3D Printing Industry about new MMD component and materials program

Carbon, the firm famous for commercialization of continuous liquid interface production (CLIP) 3D printers, has announced a materials program and hardware additions for its latest SpeedCell system. Aimed at the market for industrial scale manufacturing, the SpeedCell system is to acquire a meter mix and dispense (MMD) resin supply instrument complete with a large intermediate […]

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