17 Sep 2021
Rolls-Royce's All Electric Spirit of Innovation Takes to the Skies
Rolls-Royce have announced the completion of the first flight of theirr all-electric 'Spirit of Innovation' aircraft. The plane took to the skies propelled by its powerful 400kW electric powertrain with the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for an aircraft. This is another step towards the plane's world-record attempt and another milestone on the aviation industry's journey towards decarbonisation.
16 Sep 2021
Manufacturing Technology Centre (UK)
The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is an industrially focused research center based near Coventry in the UK. It aims to facilitate the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies by British industry. IDTechEx caught up with Naim Kapadia, who leads additive electronics manufacturing at the MTC.
2 Sep 2021
7-Fold Growth for the Ceramic 3D Printing Market by 2032
In their new report "3D Printing Ceramics 2022-2032: Technology and Market Outlook", IDTechEx forecasts the ceramic 3D printing industry to grow 7-fold to $400M by 2032. Given how young the market is, seven-fold growth in the next 10 years indicates a positive future for the industry.
10 Aug 2021
Narrow Electric Tractor Perfect for Vineyards
Solectrac, a subsidiary of Ideanomics announced the launch of the all-new e70N electric tractor, a specially designed, narrow model purpose-built for easy handling and maneuverability on vineyards and farm operations.
30 Jul 2021
Hawk Ridge Systems Launches Strategic Partnership with Razorleaf
Hawk Ridge Systems has created a strategic partnership with Razorleaf Corporation to deliver high quality services and support for Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE implementations.
19 Jul 2021
Lubrizol 3D Printing Solutions
Lubrizol 3D Printing Solutions is a business unit of Lubrizol that manufactures and sells TPU 3D printing materials. IDTechEx spoke with Laura Hall, communications manager for Lubrizol 3D Printing Solutions.
12 Jul 2021
Flying Candela C-7 Wins Electric Speedboat Race in Monaco
The flying Candela C-7 wins world's most prestigious electric speedboat race in Monaco
By beating conventional electric boats that pack ten times more power, the ultra-efficient C-7 shows why future boats will be foiling.
30 Jun 2021
Warburtons Zero Emission FUSO eCanter
The UK's largest bakery brand has underscored its commitment to the rise of battery-powered truck technology by commissioning its first FUSO eCanter.
21 Jun 2021
Volkswagen Plans to Use New 3D Printing Process in Vehicle Production
Volkswagen is pressing ahead with the use of innovative 3D printers in car production. For the first time, the newest process - known as binder jetting - is being used to manufacture components at the company's main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
26 May 2021
XJet is a 3D printing company developing and selling 3D printers using their proprietary Nanoparticle Jetting technology. IDTechEx spoke with Dror Danai, Chief Business Officer (CBO) at XJet.
9 Apr 2021
HP outlined how its multi-jet fusion 3D printing technology can be adapted for additively manufactured electronics at the recent FLEX2021 conference.
26 Mar 2021
Ford and HP Collaborate to Transform Waste into Auto Parts
Ford is teaming up with HP to innovatively reuse spent 3D printed powders and parts, closing the loop and turning them into injection molded vehicle parts - an industry first.
22 Jan 2021
RenAM 500Q Multiplies by 4 the Number of Lasers Used During Printing
The digital innovation center, IAM 3D HUB, has just incorporated Renishaw's latest metal 3D printing model, the RenAM 500Q, into its facilities. In this way, the Hub replaces the previous models, AM 250 and AM 400, with the latter, which has four 500 W high-power lasers that allow more precise build rates and up to 4 times faster than in previous systems.
15 Dec 2020
3D Printing 2020: A Challenging Year But Fascinating Times Ahead
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the 3D printing sector and its end users (such as printing bureaus), new directions of travel have nonetheless emerged. Some opportunities have even been directly prompted by the pandemic.