HP Inc. and Siemens, longtime partners in 3D printing, have expanded their collaboration in 3D printing to enable even more advanced functionality across a broader set of Siemens PLM software to change the way users can design and manufacture with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology.
Due to a “longstanding partnership” with HP, GoProto has been using the new system for more than a year, said Jeff Dean, who does marketing for the service bureau from its sales office. As a result, GoProto has provided feedback to HP during the system’s development and “learned a few things” in the process, Dean said.
Using common structures defined by Open Packaging Conventions (OPC) such as ZIP and XML to ease development, the group members initially created a core 3MF specification; several significant task-specific extensions have since followed. A helpful 3MF FAQ page presents answers to such questions as why isn’t 3MF binary and how does it compare to STL/OBJ/AMF/STEP/etc.
2018-04-11T08:59:25+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on 3MF Consortium Releases First Standardized 3D Beam Lattice Extension
New Specification Maximizes Potential for Innovative, Efficient and Lightweight Additive Manufacturing Design WAKEFIELD, Mass., – April 11, 2018 -- The 3MF Consortium (3MF) ratified and released its Beam Lattice Specification Extension to its 3MF Core [...]
2017-10-17T09:51:47+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on World’s Leading 3D Printable Object-Sharing Platform Now Supports 3MF
MyMiniFactory and 3MF to Collaborate on 3D Printing WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Oct. 17, 2017 – MyMiniFactory, the open 3D printable object-sharing platform, announced today their official support for the 3MF file format. MyMiniFactory [...]
2017-05-23T13:06:08+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on EOS Joins 3MF Consortium As Founding Member
WAKEFIELD, Mass. USA – May 2, 2017 – The 3MF Consortium, an industry association created to develop and promote a new full-fidelity file format for 3D printing, today announced that EOS, a global technology leader [...]
2017-05-23T13:06:08+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on 3MF: The Future of Data Transfer For 3DP
By Mark Rushton Product Portfolio Manager, SOLIDWORKS At the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2017, a panel discussion on the Future of 3D Printing brought together experts from various machine manufacturers and service providers and took questions [...]
2017-05-23T13:06:08+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF File Format to Pave the Way to Home 3D printing
By Deirdre MacCormack, Chief Marketing Officer, Mcor and Special Guest Blogger Our vision as a company is to put a 3D printer in every office, classroom and eventually every home. The goal is to make [...]
2017-05-23T13:06:08+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF Version 1.1 is Here
I’m pleased to announce that the 3MF Consortium has released its first update to the 3MF Core Specification. Available for download here. Version 1.1 is the latest proof of the 3MF Consortium’s commitment to defining [...]