18 May 2022
DyeMansion Paves the Way for New Materials in Powder Bed 3D Printing
Flexible plastics such as Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polypropylene are gaining relevance and offer a variety of new applications.
29 Apr 2022
Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes
After selling more than 100 units in the US and Europe, Candela is now entering the French market thanks to an exclusive partnership with the leading recreational boat reseller Sud Plaisance. Candela C-8 will make its French debut with the aim to change boating for the better on the Côte d'Azur.
15 Mar 2022
Metal Additive Manufacturing Rebounds to Hit $18 Billion by 2032
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted a key target market for metal additive manufacturing - aviation. Additionally, global supply chain disruptions have led companies to re-evaluate their operations. Within this environment, how has metal additive manufacturing fared?
9 Mar 2022
Thermexit (Nanoramic Labs): high thermal conductivity materials
Thermexit is a division of Nanoramic Labs and focuses on very high thermal conductivity interface materials for high-performance applications. IDTechEx interviewed Thermexit to learn more about these materials and their potential future products.
25 Feb 2022
Ballard & ABB Receive Approval for High-Power Fuel Cell Concept
The high-power fuel cell unit is a flexible solution that will support the energy needs of multi-megawatt scale vessels with diverse use cases. For example, a cruise vessel operating in coastal areas could either run entirely on zero-emission fuel cell power or switch to it when operating in environmentally sensitive areas or emission control zones, while a ferry with a regular schedule and frequent bunkering opportunities could operate solely on fuel cell power.
19 Jan 2022
Why is the 3D Printing Market not Consolidating?
"We expect to see the additive manufacturing market consolidating in the near future" has been the refrain of many for nearly a decade now. The thought really strengthened after major acquisition moves by industry titans Stratasys and 3D Systems between 2010-2012. Stratasys would acquire wax 3D printer company Solidscape and merge with material jetting pioneer Objet in 2011-2012, while 3D Systems completed a jaw-dropping 13 acquisitions between 2011-2012. With so many major moves by market leaders in the early 2010s, it seemed like market consolidation was just around the corner.
14 Dec 2021
CEA-LITEN is part of the French research center CEA, based in Grenoble. It focuses on energy related technologies - this includes printed/flexible electronics and 3D printing. This profile is based on a visit by IDTechEx on 1 December 2021.
22 Nov 2021
Spirit of Innovation Claims to be World's Fastest All-Electric Vehicle
Rolls Royce believes their all-electric 'Spirit of Innovation' aircraft is the world's fastest all-electric aircraft, setting three new world records. During its record-breaking runs, the aircraft clocked up a maximum speed of 623 km/h (387.4 mph) which Rolls Royce believse makes the 'Spirit of Innovation' the world's fastest all-electric vehicle.