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Worldwide shipments of 3D printers to double by end of 2016: Gartner

Nearly 456,000 3D printers will be shipped globally by the end of the year, doubling the 219,000 units that were shipped last year, according to IT analyst firm Gartner, with 44 percent of this growth within the enterprise sector alone.

The global 3D printer market is booming, with the number of units shipped in 2020 estimated to reach more than 6.7 million, according to Gartner’s forecast.

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3D printing was once a niche market, with the technology primarily being used for prototyping.

But over the last decade, more and more uses have come to market, especially in the healthcare and manufacturing industries. For example, last month researchers at Northwestern University developed a new 3D-printable synthetic bone that could help transform major surgery.

“3D-printed personalized medical devices — hearing aids, dental implants and braces, and prosthetic limbs — are more common than many people know. So, too, are the uses of 3D printing to produce not only prototypes and finished goods, but also the tools, jigs and fixtures that are then used to make something else,” the Gartner report states.

The analyst firm said the growth of 3D printing is driven by private and public sector organisations becoming aware of the threat that 3D printing poses to industries that rely on conventional manufacturing technologies for sales. These organisations also recognise the potential to lose orders for high-value, short-run, and customised products.

The 3D printer market currently constitutes seven technologies, with material extrusion forecast to lead the market due to the low cost of entry-level material extrusion printers.

Stereolithography printer shipments is also expected to grow rapidly as new providers enter the market and the range of printable materials expands. At the moment, materials used in 3D printing include glass, plastics, ceramics, resins, metals, sand, textiles, biomaterials, and food.

“The primary market driver for consumer 3D printers costing under $2,500 is the acquisition of low-cost devices by educational institutions and enterprise engineering, marketing, and creative departments,” said Pete Basiliere, research vice president at Gartner.

“3D printers are being utilised for several applications and subjects by students in secondary and postsecondary schools where the use of 3D printers can prepare students for many career paths, such as engineering, manufacturing, aerospace and robotics.”

The primary enterprise 3D printer market drivers are the part quality, material advances, and the devices’ ability to make prototypes, tools, fixtures, and finished goods.

Prototyping will remain the primary enterprise use for 3D printers throughout the four-year forecast period. The use of 3D printing to improve manufacturing will grow to 75 percent of enterprises by 2020, according to Gartner.

Nearly 65 percent of manufacturers that expect to use 3D printers will be using them to produce components of the products they sell or service by 2020.

“Aircraft and aerospace manufacturers have been taking this approach for years, using 3D printers to produce low-volume parts and small lots of parts with complex designs,” said Basiliere.

“Military organisations, whose equipment often has very long lives, are working with defense contractors to evaluate 3D printing of replacement and modified components on shore and at sea.”

Global 3D Printing Spending Predicted to Double by 2020

Spending in the global 3D printing market will hit $35.4 billion in 2020, up from $15.9 billion in 2016, according to the latest predictions from IDC.

Global revenue in the growing 3D printing market is expected to more than double by 2020 to $35.4 billion, with printers and printer materials driving almost half of the total, while software and services will drive the rest.That’s the conclusion of a new 3D printing report by analyst firm IDC, which forecast that the market segment will more than double by 2020 from the current $15.9 billion in revenue forecast for the segment in 2016. That rise in revenue represents a compound annual growth rate of 24.1 percent through 2020.3D printers have been used in industrial and commercial applications for several decades by a wide range of product manufacturers, aerospace companies and others to quickly design and produce prototypes, molds, one-off parts and more without having to invest lots of money and time, according to an earlier eWEEK story. Major manufacturers of 3D printers include Stratasys, 3D Systems, ExOne, EOS, Concept Laser, Arcam, Beijing Tiertime and XYZprinting. Top-of-the-line industrial 3D printers can sell for as much as $5 million, while consumer based devices can be purchased for as little as $499 from other smaller vendors.”Customer spending on 3D printing capabilities is following the market away from mass market consumer printers towards holistic solutions that enable higher-end—and more profitable—use cases,” Christopher Chute, an IDC analyst, said in a statement. “As the market for printers, materials and services matures, IDC expects new 3D printing capabilities to enable a next-wave of customer innovation in discrete manufacturing, product design, and life sciences.”

IDC predicts that the most popular use cases that will drive the highest revenues for 3D printing in 2016 include some $4 billion for automotive design rapid prototype printing and some $2.4 billion for aerospace and defense parts printing, according to the report. Also looming as a strong market is dental printing, the report states.

“IDC expects the worldwide 3D printing market to continue its rapid expansion over the next several years, driven by the need to reduce manufacturing cycle times and to reduce prototyping costs,” Keith Kmetz, another IDC analyst said in a statement. “This growth will be fueled by an explosion of 3D printer manufacturers from around the world, seeking to capitalize on the anticipated growth in this market with faster printers that offer better quality output at lower prices.”Healthcare and professional services will continue to be strong users of the technology, while retail users will experience the greatest revenue growth and become the fourth largest user of the technology by segment by 2020, the report continues. “Meanwhile, revenues from consumer 3D printing will grow modestly as this market has already matured,” the report added.The data was reported as part of IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printer Spending Guide.HP joined the 3D printing marketplace when it announced in April 2015 that it would be building ans selling the devices for business and industrial users.In the past five years, 3D printing has been growing much faster as enterprises of all sizes find out they can buy a device for as little as $500 and begin trying out new ideas they never dreamed of in the past. Much of the latest enthusiasm for 3D printing comes from a blooming hobbyist or “maker” movement that has helped bring down the cost of smaller devices to where companies of any size can now afford to try one.3D printers typically work by laying down layer upon layer of material to gradually build up a part until it is complete. There are seven different technologies used in 3D printers that work with various materials, including plastics and metals.