Improving the Circular Economy of 3D Printing with Plastic Recycling

Researchers from France’s Université de Lorraine and Michigan Technological University explore a topic that many users are very concerned about, detailed in the recently published ‘Plastic recycling.

TriDInnov 3D Prints Electronic Components on Plastic Surfaces

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Looks like TriDInnov from France has a working technology that prints conductive electronics on plastic surfaces. conductive ink electronics France

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Visit 3T at APS Meetings in Lyon, France

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Come and see us on stand 23 at this years’ APS Meeting in Lyon, France. 3T RPD will be attending the APS Meetings event on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 March at the Espace Tête d’Or in Lyon, France – the first and only business convention for AM (Additive Manufacturing), 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and New Product Development.

EOS – VOLUM-e Installs the First EOS M 400 System in France

Additive Manufacturing

As a longstanding customer of EOS, VOLUM-e started to invest into AM already back in 1994 for polyamide technology and since then runs fourteen other industrial 3D printers for plastic and metal. Featured News André SUREL CEN / TC 438 EOS EOS M 400 France DESJONQUERES Safran THALES VOLUM-e

ASTM International, Boeing, Others Developing Additive Manufacturing Standard for Plastics

Additive Manufacturing

May 23, 2019 – ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing technologies ( F42 ) is developing a standard-guide for mechanical testing of additively manufactured plastics ( WK66029 ). CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,

R-CNC DIY CNC Mill with 3D Printed Parts

DIY 3D Printing

RoMaker from France developed and published the R-CNC mill plans. cnc cnc mill France low costIt is made from 3d printed parts and aluminum structure elements. It looks easy to make with well documented build instructions.

Prismadd Joins the French 3D Printing Scene

Three French companies have joined together to introduce Prismadd, an ambitious effort to integrate all aspects of metals and plastics additive manufacturing into a single production line. 3D Printing Business 3d systems 3DSystems aeronautics airbus business creatix3d farella france mountauban prismadd rhonatec toulouse

3D Print Your Own Replacement Appliance Parts With happy3D

Not long ago, I broke the plastic spout on a big glass drink-dispensing canister I’ve had for years. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d printed parts 3d printed replacement parts 3D printing platform B'dom Boulanger cults3d france happy3DIt’s still functional, but much more difficult to use, and I’m just annoyed. View the entire article via our website.

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How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

The Fable robotics system has since appeared on the top Microsoft Education Apps list and has also launched successfully with partners in the United Kingdom, USA, Italy, France and Mexico with more being added to the global list at a rapid pace.

Prodways’ P1000 SLS 3D Printer Offers Open Materials


The new Prodways P1000 plastic SLS 3D printer. France-based Prodways has been around for. Read the whole entry. » » printer

Le Tour c’est arrivée – Cycling and AM

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The answer … a rider in this year’s Tour de France which starts on Saturday. The world famous race starts in the German city of Düsseldorf on the 1 st July, and then travels through Belgium and Luxembourg before it enters France to ride down Paris’ Champs-Élysées on the 23 rd July.

3D Metal Printing Improves Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

Additive Manufacturing

A surgeon today essentially decides between three types of craniomaxillofacial implants: plastic implants, for example made of polyether ether ketone (PEEK), deep-drawn metal sheets, titanium mesh, titanium solid and now also additively manufactured titanium implants. By Concept Laser GmbH.

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3T attending AMX and APS in March

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We’re looking forward to exhibiting at two prestigious events in March where we’ll be showcasing some of our lightweight, complex parts in a range of plastic and metal materials, demonstrating how you can get the best from Additive Manufacturing (AM). Supported by our in-house plastic and metal finishing facilities, we can assist throughout every stage of the development process. APS Meetings, Lyon, France, 19-29 March 2019.

5.5 designstudio is hacking your everyday objects with 3D printing


In France, if there is one product EVERYONE knows, it’s probably the Duralex “Picardie” glass. Definitely, using our plastic material is the best choice. Our plastic material is a strong material (as in hard to break) but it remains flexible on thin sections of the design.

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Paper-Based 3D Printing Used to Reconstruct Bust of 11th Century Cambodian King

3D Printing Review

Lemaresquier, of leFabShop and leFabClub in Paris, France, is the Workshop Manager. If I had to choose between a plastic replica of Milo’s Venus, and a paper one, the choice would be obvious – paper,” Lemaresquier says of the choice. The original, damaged, bust of the king.

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How to Store 3D Printing Filament – A Simple, Quick and Cheap Way to Keep Your Filament Dry

3D Printing for Beginners

Unfortunately, not everyone is living in beautiful southern France with accordingly good weather (i.e. Alternatively, search for small plastic jars with cap/lids or coin storage containers.

Nexa3D Partners with 3DZ to Enter the Southern European 3D Printing Market

Additive Manufacturing

The company is the leading reseller of additive manufacturing products for Spain, Italy, France, Serbia, Romania, and Dubai, serving segment leading customers including ST Microelectronics, global water pump leader Pedrollo, cosmetics packaging maker Toly, and house construction company Kapriol.

Manufacturing Technologies Growth Trends and Forecasts

3E Rapid Prototyping

While plastics are still the most common printing material, the rate of growth had been stagnating up until 2017, where there was a sudden growth in industrial strength polymers. in terms of value from 2019 to 2025, particularly when it comes to Germany, France, Italy, and Russia.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 1: focus on materials in sustainable design

3D Perspectives

Co-Founder and Head of Technology at re:3D , Matthew Fiedler, started us off by talking about how his company, a spin-off of NASA, is developing technology to enable recycling plastic waste with affordable, large format 3D printing. “We

Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet


The CNES, France’s contribution to the ESA, took the 3D model created through the spacecraft’s photographs and ordered multiple prints through Sculpteo’s website. Thanks to our plastic material , it was also possible to color it afterward.

Children discover archeology with 3D printed artifacts


Cap Sciences is an association based in south of France with the goal of sharing scientific culture to the public. Our engineers recommended to use a plastic material , covered with a food varnish.

101 Mendels


I have shipped parts to England, Scotland, Isle of Man, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Tenerife, USA, Canada, Australia and Singapore.

Sustainability Series Op-ed: The Food Tech Revolution

3D Perspectives

Consumer goods packaging companies are using new manufacturing techniques such as “ lightweighting ” to optimize plastic packaging design, reduce their use of virgin materials and lessen the environmental impact of their plastic packaging throughout its lifecycle.

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Designer Spotlight: Jeremie Brunet

Shapeways Blog

I live in Paris, France. Sections for easy shopping (interesting idea to have Less than $15 in Plastic !). This week we are thrilled to highlight Jeremie Brunet, mechanical engineer and designer behind Jeremie Brunet 3D fractals.

Electronic senses to touch us all

3D Perspectives

says Jean-Christophe Mifsud, president and chief executive of Alpha MOS SA , a Toulouse, France, company that makes electronic sensors which replicate three of the five senses: sight, smell and taste. Written by Catherine Bolgar. The next trend in industry is taking B2B to B2C.

Numerous World Premieres, Strong Dynamic Growth, and an Extensive Partner Country Program with the USA

Additive Manufacturing

In addition to the two intensive Formnext days on which these company representatives will learn about the latest and future developments in AM while meeting new contacts, they plan to visit companies and take advantage of B2B networking in France and Poland.

World’s first 3d prints of underwater archaeological sites

3D Printing Industry

3D printing involves machines that can create a three dimensional object from an image by laying down thin layers of materials such as plastic – or in this case plaster of paris – on top of each other.

Latest report on “Global Industry Study on 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Defence Market by Application, Type, Manufacturers, and Regions, Forecast up to 2021”.

RPM Tools

Plastics Material 2. Europe 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Defence Market(Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy).

Indian Service Provider 3D Product Development Orders SLM® Machine

Additive Manufacturing

With the addition of Metal AM from SLM Solutions, once again 3DPD will be in a unique position to be the only Indian Company offering both plastic and metal additive manufacturing solutions to Indian market. A publicly traded company, SLM Solutions Group AG is headquartered in Germany with offices in France, Italy, the United States, Singapore, Russia, India and China.

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Top 10 Posts of 2016: Personalized Cars, Lighter Weight Plane Parts and a New Look & Feel for Fashion

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

It not only enables the eyewear icon to streamline their prototyping workflow, but also brought with it the opportunity to achieve greater prototype realism than previous methods allowed – producing full-color prototypes with textures and intricate designs built into the plastic.

Let’s watch the stars with Pierro Astro & Sculpteo


This France-based company offers and develops on demand products to simplify astronomy. In fact, it’s easy to manufacture just one unit while using additive manufacturing, whereas plastic molding requires to produce a large quantity of units to become financially attractive.

Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet


The CNES, France’s contribution to the ESA, took the 3D model created through the spacecraft’s photographs and ordered multiple prints through Sculpteo’s website. Thanks to our plastic material , it was also possible to color it afterward.

Formnext – The Future Continues to Take Shape: Even More Features This Year

Additive Manufacturing

The biggest exhibitor nations after Germany are China, USA, France, Italy, the UK, Spain and the Netherlands. A significant 65 percent of these companies are from outside of Germany, most notably from China, partner country USA, the UK, Italy, France, Spain, and the Netherlands.

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Ceramic “3D Crafts” by Alice Le Biez: A Delicate Fusion of 3D Printing and Traditional Craftsmanship


With a variety of 3D Printing materials that now go far beyond plastics, ancient craftsmanship and edgy technology can be beautifully blended to bring the emotion of a design to life. I come from a small town called Guérande, located in Brittany in the west of France.

The Eyesat mission is bringing Sculpteo to the space


Several times a year, the CNES launches missions utilizing the best engineering students from all over France and they become part of the Janus Project. 3D Printing and aerospace definitely go along well.

UK Represented By Zinter 3D Printer In 3rd Industrial. - dimensionext


Connectivity: Standalone SD card and USB cable Mechanical Movement: High accuracy patented linear rails and carriages Chassis: Aluminium framework, stainless steel bands and plastic panelling Build Surface: Heat Glass Temperature Ambient Operation: 15 – 32˚C Storage: 0 – 32˚C.

3D print fair at Fabcon 2014: feelings and people


Driving to Erfurt from the south of France on my bike for twice 15+ hours was a curious trip, with a moving average of 80 km/h (mostly thanks to the high speed German motorways and even though I have no speed bike). This is also why I like freedom when traveling (the Vosges, in N-E of France).

Guide to the best crowdfunding platforms for 3D printing


Pros: Promotes projects that are “Made in France” Full transparency regarding its data. Promotes projects that are “Made in France” Cons: Only 1/3 of projects are accepted.

RepRap: Blog: Vapor Treating ABS RP parts

RepRap Blog

Any idea what will happens with PLA plastic? mm resolution to get a result as close as injected plastic? best from France Fly. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

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GE-The Human Touch: These Japanese Metalworkers Use Their Hands to Take 3D Printing to the Next Level

Additive Manufacturing

The team first made prototypes from plastic on a MakerBot. Mitsuhashi’s team approached the project by 3D printing the part from plastic. CFM is a 50/50 joint-venture between GE and France’s Snecma (Safran). by GE Reports. Japan is as technology rich as it is hydrocarbon poor.

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Additive Manufacturing: The State of the Industry

Design 2 Part News

In September 2015, China’s Farsoon partnered with France’s Prodways to add new powder bed fusion machines to the market. The $299 product, targeted at kids, comes a half century after its Creepy Crawler ThingMaker that used small molds and plastic goop to make rubbery worms and insects.

Winners of the Formnext Start-up Challenge 2018 Selected

Additive Manufacturing

The prizes were awarded to the young companies 3DFortify (USA), Aerosint (France), AMendate, Kumovis (both Germany) and Nanogrande (Canada).

formnext 2017 Continues Its Strong Growth

Additive Manufacturing

of international exhibitors); the USA (10.2%); France and Great Britain (each with 9.6%); Spain (7.1%); and the Netherlands, Austria, and Russia (each with 6.1%). 50 percent increase in the number of exhibitors and numerous world premieres and innovations from the entire process chain.