Feb 24, 2018 | By Tess

This week in 3D printing saw records broken, new leadership appointments, and lots of new additive manufacturing equipment for the dental industry. Check out some of the week's top 3D printing stories.

Another giant leap for Made In Space: Guinness World Record for longest 3D printed object

Made In Space, the Silicon Valley company that sent the first 3D printer into space, has announced its latest additive manufacturing feat: it has received the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest 3D printed object. [Read more]

Brooklyn's Voodoo Manufacturing diversifies 3D printing service with fleet of large-format 3D printers

Brooklyn-based Voodoo Manufacturing is expanding its 3D printing service. Quite literally, in fact, as it is now offering large-format 3D printing to its clients. The company says the new service will enable customers to 3D print objects nearly eight times the size as was previously possible. [Read more]

Star Trek Online captains can now 3D print their starships

Star Trek Online, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), now lets gamers 3D print their starships. The cool 3D printing feature comes thanks to a partnership between software company Perfect World, developer Cryptic Studios, and cloud 3D printing company Mixed Dimensions. [Read more]

Shapeways appoints Open Education's Gregory Kress as new CEO

3D printing marketplace and service Shapeways has announced the appointment of a new CEO. The company’s new man in charge is Gregory Kress, who is filling the role previously held by Shapeways co-founder Peter Weijmarshausen. Kress is the former president and COO of Open Education, an online-based learning platform. [Read more]

New 3D printer releases for the dental market

Thanks in part to the LMT Lab Day event in Chicago this week, there have been several announcements from 3D printing companies about new dental-geared products. Here are some of the dental highlights:

Stratasys unveiled its new multi-material Objet260 Dental 3D printer along with the new MEDFX625 material and Pop-Out Part (PoP) technology for removing dental parts. [Read more]

Singapore-based dental 3D printing company Structo unveiled the Structo Velox, a dental 3D printer with integrated autonomous post-processing. [Read more]

3D Systems introduced its new NextDent 5100 3D printer along with 18 new NextDent resins for dental 3D printing. [Read more]



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