The surface of the 3D printer where the part is formed. It is also referred to as a bed or build plate.
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Large-Format 3D Printer Has Over 22-In. Build Height
Supports more than 40 engineering grade materials.
Editor’s Pick: 3D Printer for Professional Workflows
Ultimaker also debuts new material and mobile app.
How to Leverage High-Strength 3D Printing
Can't figure out how to integrate high-strength 3D printing into your manufacturing workflow? Try a new perspective. Learn more.
Ultimaker Unveils Ultimaker S5 3D Printer
Ultimaker expands its 3D printer lineup and strengthens integrated solution with new industrial-grade filament and mobile app.
Design for 3D Printing
Design for additive manufacturing will require new software tools and a new approach.
3D Printer Review: Consumer Convenience, Professional Printing
The Ultimaker 3 is a “prosumer” 3D printer up to the rigors of professional design engineering work.
Editors Pick of the Week
Editor’s Pick: AXIOM 20
The new AXIOM 20 3D printer from Airwolf 3D Printers has a 20-inch high Z-axis and a large build chamber to...
3D Printer Makes Tall Designs
New AXIOM 20 3D printer has a high 20-inch Z-axis and a large build chamber to match.
Adding 3D Printing to Manufacturing
3D printing technology is becoming more prevalent in manufacturing. Here's a primer on systems and materials.
New 3D Printer Can be Assembled Without Fasteners
Company launches KickStarter campaign for new model.
Glossary Quick Look
ANSYS Kicks Off New AppStore
The new ANSYS AppStore enables an eCommerce buying experience, and makes it easy for...
MultiMechanics and Opterus R&D Set up Partnership to Create Advanced Material Models in Response to NASA Solicitation
MultiMechanics and Opterus R&D collaborate to create advanced material models in response to...
Verisurf 2018 Software Update 1 Released
In the latest update of Verisurf's measurement software, look for automated quality inspection and...
Next-Generation Large-Format Printers Detailed
Until you learn better you just sometimes are so used to things you don't...
Editor’s Pick: Metal Additive Manufacturing System is Configurable and Scalable
EOS expands its DMLS additive manufacturing systems lineup.
Editor’s Pick: Access Simulation Throughout Design
From concept through manufacturing and beyond, Altair's new platforms make simulation readily...
Editor’s Pick: Canon U.S.A. Unveils New Océ ColorWave Series
Multifunction large-format printing systems have technologies that could save time, reduce costs...
Editor’s Pick: Correlate Measured Loads with FEA Models
Analysis tool set leverages FEA models to determine optimal strain gauge placement.