24 Aug 2021
Liquid Crystal Ink for 3D Printing
Cholesteric liquid crystals, a man-made material with properties between liquids and solid crystals, can mimic the colors of butterfly wings. Liquid crystals are used in televisions and smartphones, but future applications for healthcare sensors or decorative lighting are difficult as the materials can't be used in advanced, rapid production methods like 3D printing.
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.
30 Apr 2021
Stratasys is one of the world's largest 3D printer manufacturers, focusing on industrial polymer 3D printers and materials. On April 28th, 2021, Stratasys held a virtual event to launch three new 3D printers: the F770, Origin One, and H350.
21 Apr 2021
Materials Informatics Can Revolutionize the 3D Printing Market
The 3D printing market is diverse; certain materials and applications are seeing significant commercial growth while others are still overcoming technical and economic barriers to adoption.
1 Apr 2021
Apple's New Energy Storage Project, Renewable Energy Solutions
Apple today announced over 110 of its manufacturing partners around the world are moving to 100 percent renewable energy for their Apple production, with nearly 8 gigawatts of planned clean energy set to come online. Once completed, these commitments will avoid over 15 million metric tons of CO2e annually — the equivalent of taking more than 3.4 million cars off the road each year.
25 Mar 2021
Meatable Raises $47 Million to Expand Product Portfolio with Beef
Meatable, the cultivated meat startup, has closed $47 million USD in its Series A funding round, bringing the company's total funding to $60 million. Meatable finalized its first showcase product in 2020 and aims to use the new funds to advance small-scale production at the Biotech Campus Delft and to diversify its product portfolio.
18 Jan 2021
Desktop Metal to buy EnvisionTEC for $300 Million
Desktop Metal Inc announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire EnvisionTEC for total consideration of $300 million, consisting of a combination of cash and newly issued Desktop Metal stock.
4 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Release New Report on the 3D Printed Materials Market
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of 3D printed materials - taking into account the effect of COVID-19. IDTechEx predicts that the global market for 3D printing materials will be worth $18.4 billion in 2030.
4 Nov 2020
New DLP Resin Offers Fast Printing Speeds and Unique Flexibility
Royal DSM has announced Somos® QuickGen 500, a game-changing, fast-printing, general purpose engineered resin for digital light processing (DLP) and liquid crystal display (LCD) 3D printing.
6 Jul 2020
Shrimp Shells to Produce Electrodes for Large Storage Batteries
Researchers have developed a system to produce electrodes for vanadium flow batteries, used in renewable energy storage. The electrodes are made from chitin, a polysaccharide found in the exoskeleton of crustaceans and insects.
26 Jun 2020
Voxel8 has pivoted from offering 3D printed electronics to 3D printing footware.
24 Jun 2020
Inkbit uses machine vision and machine learning to deliver a multi-material jetting platform with the speed, precision and materials required by industrial applications. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Davide Marini (CEO).
26 May 2020
New Wearable Tracks Vitamin C Levels in Sweat
A team has developed a wearable, non invasive Vitamin C sensor that could provide a new, highly personalized option for users to track their daily nutritional intake and dietary adherence.
15 May 2020
DSM and Lightyear Join on Solar Roofs for the Electric Vehicle Market
Lightyear and Royal DSM have signed an agreement to jointly scale the commercialization of Lightyear's unique solar-powered roof for the electric vehicle market. With this solution, both companies aim to accelerate the global adoption of a broad range of electric vehicles.