DEEPTIME unveils Ionic Sound System, 3D printed speakers made from sand

Feb.21, 2019 - Following its introduction of the world's first speakers 3D printed from a wooden composite, Deeptime has 'unveiled the first commercially available audio system made from sand. More

EcoLogicStudio installs two 3D printed living sculptures exploring future forms of spatial intelligence

Feb.21, 2019 - London-based architectural and their research partners, the urban design practice ecoLogicStudio has installed two 3D printed living sculptures exploring the future forms of spatial intelligence in the exhibition 'La Fabrique du Vivant' (The Fabric of the living) at the Centre Pompidou in Paris between 20 February ' 15 April 2019. More

Researchers combine old-school logic gates with 3D printing to create 'sentient' materials

Feb.21, 2019 - By combining old-school logic gates with 3D printing, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created 'sentient' materials that can respond to changes in their surroundings, even in extreme environments that would destroy electronic components, such as high radiation, heat or pressure. More

Scientist uses quantum dots and 3D printed fluorescence box to track pollen grains

Feb.20, 2019 - Dr Corneile Minnaar, a pollination biologist from Stellenbosch University in South Africa has come up with a new idea of using quantum dots and 3D printed fluorescence box to track the fate of individual pollen grains. More

Elzelinde van Doleweerd is 3D printing snacks from food waste

Feb.20, 2019 - Elzelinde van Doleweerd, recent graduate of the University of Eindhoven, started Upprinting Food to reduce food waste with 3D printing. More

Procter & Gamble partners with Aether on 3D printing and artificial intelligence

Feb.19, 2019 - Aether, the San Francisco biotechnology company behind the multi-tool Aether 1 3D bioprinter, announced the commencement of a two year joint development agreement with Procter & Gamble for the development of cutting edge 3D printing and AI technologies. More

DSTA Singapore and thyssenkrupp to explore 3D printing for submarines

Feb.19, 2019 - Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on new technologies such as additive manufacturing and data analytics for naval applications. More

SFU researchers use cellulose material to 3D print wireless IoT sensors

Feb.19, 2019 - Simon Fraser University's Mechatronic System professor Woo Soo Kim and Swiss researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors. More

E3D releases Pathio, a brand new slicer for FFF/FDM 3D printers

Feb.18, 2019 - E3D spinoff Pathio has released its brand new slicer Pathio for FDM/FFF 3D printers. More

NASA awards $2M to team making tiny 3D printed sensors for planetary rovers

Feb.18, 2019 - Researchers funded by NASA will use 3D printing technology to print sensors and even a partial circuitry for wireless communication on a single board that measures just two-by-three-inches in size. More

FELIXprinters introduces large-format Pro L and Pro XL FFF/FDM 3D printers

Feb.18, 2019 - FELIXprinters has launched the Pro L and XL professional 3D printing systems as it continues to expand its industrial range of additive manufacturing machines. More

Prusa releases Original Prusa i3 MK3S 3D printer and MMU2S upgrades

Feb.15, 2019 - Josef Prusa announced that new Original Prusa i3 MK3S 3D printer and MMU2S upgrades are now shipping. More

3D bioprinted BioMask could quickly heal facial skin wounds

Feb.15, 2019 - Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) 3D printed a skin cell-infused BioMask for treating facial wounds. More

Researchers integrate microfluidic system into DLW 3D printer for multimaterial nanoprinting

Feb.14, 2019 - German researchers designed a microfluidic system that enables multimaterial 3D nanoprinting with direct laser writing systems. More

3Doodler App turns your smartphone screen into a 3D printing pen canvas

Feb.14, 2019 - 3Doodler debuts a mobile app that lets users create 3D drawings on the surface of tablets. More

3D bioprinted in vitro models could lead to improved anticancer drugs

Feb.13, 2019 - Researchers at the University of Minnesota use 3D bioprinting to create 3D environments that more accurately predict cellular behavior. More

Newcastle University researchers 3D bioprint artificial cornea with self-assembling 4D biomaterials

Feb.13, 2019 - Newcastle University researchers use 4D biomaterials to 3D bioprint a self-curving cornea. More

3D printed 'sutrode' stimulates nerves to improve biological functions

Feb.12, 2019 - The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science 3D printed a "sutrode" that stimulates nerves to improve biological functions. More

NASA installs Tethers Unlimited Refabricator on the ISS that recycles plastic for 3D prints

Feb.12, 2019 - NASA installs Tethers Unlimited Refabricator on the ISS that recycles plastic for 3D printing objects on long-term missions. More

Lamborghini uses Carbon 3D printing for production of auto parts at scale

Feb.12, 2019 - Lamborghini is the latest automotive company to adopt 3D printing technology for its production process. The company is working with Carbon to more efficiently produce lightweight end-use parts. More

Scientists use collagen and bovine bones to advance 3D bioprinting

Feb.11, 2019 - Scientists study collagen and two different types of hydroxyapatite to investigate their potential in 3D bioprinting bones scaffolds. More

Daniel Harari invented and 3D printed an Active Strain Relief device for filament

Feb.11, 2019 - Daniel Harari invented and 3D printed an Active Strain Relief device that relieves tension on 3D printing filament that's distant from the 3D printer. More

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes 3D print world's first hollow propeller blade

Feb.11, 2019 - Naval Group and Centrale Nantes 3D print world's first hollow propeller blade to reduce the environmental impact of container ships. More

University of Wollongong researchers use 3D printed visual aid to combat antibiotic resistance

Feb.8, 2019 - Researchers at University of Wollongong 3D printed a model of a protein to help them visualize its bonding behavior. More

Stefan at CNC Kitchen experimenting with Smart Infill for stronger 3D prints

Feb.8, 2019 - Stefan at CNC Kitchen demonstrates a free workflow for generating SmartInfill in 3D prints using Autodesk Fusion360 and Slic3r PE (Prusa Edition). More

Spaceflight company Orbex reveals new Prime rocket with 3D printed engine

Feb.8, 2019 - Orbex, a startup which plans to develop and launch UK' s first rocket has opened its headquarters in Forres, Moray. The firm has also unveiled a 3D printed rocket engine to propel cargo into space. More

Xerox enters metal 3D printing with acquisition of Vader Systems

Feb.8, 2019 - Iconic printer and photocopier manufacturer Xerox announced during its 2019 Investor Day that it has acquired Vader Systems, a Getzville, New York-based metal Additive Manufacturing company. More

AI SpaceFactory wins second in Phase 3 of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

Feb.7, 2019 - New York-based AI SpaceFactory wins second in Phase 3 of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge using a "Martian polymer." More

Hexbot modular all-in-1 desktop robot arm can 3D print, draw, engrave and pick objects

Feb.7, 2019 - Hexbot is a modular robotic arm on Kickstarter that can draw, laser engrave, pick and place objects, and 3D print. More

UL publishes ANSI/CAN/UL 2904 standard for 3D printer emissions testing and evaluation

Feb.7, 2019 - UL Chemical Safety has announced the publication of ANSI/CAN/UL 2904, "Standard Method for Testing and Assessing Particle and Chemical Emissions from 3D Printers," which aims to mitigate indoor air pollution risks associated with 3D printer emissions. More

Fraunhofer ILT developing DLP multi-photon polymerization 3D printer with submicron resolution

Feb.7, 2019 - Fraunhofer ILT is developing a 3D printer that combines DLP (digital light processor) and MPP (multiphoton polymerization) 3D printing technologies. More

Scientists develop 3D printed self-repairing rubber material

Feb.6, 2019 - Researchers at University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have developed a 3D printed rubber materials that can repair itself all on its own if it becomes fractured or punctured. More

Turkish firm AxolotlBiosystems makes 3D bioprinters for universities around the world

Feb.6, 2019 - Istanbul-based AxolotlBiosystems makes 3D bioprinters for researchers around the world. More

Filamentive announces 100% recycled 3D printer filament made from PET plastic bottles

Feb.6, 2019 - UK 3D printing filament brand Filamentive announced the release of ONE PET, a 100% recycled plastic filament made from post-consumer PET plastic bottle waste, in partnership with Tridea. More

COS and Arthur Mamou-Mani 3D printing pavilion for 2019 milan design week

Feb.6, 2019 - London-based fashion brand COS has announced that the French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani will create a 3D printed bipplastic pavilion for its eight consecutive display during Milan Design Week 2019. More

Swiss researchers 3D print funicular flooring systems to reduce concrete use

Feb.5, 2019 - Swiss researchers collaborate to 3D print funicular floors to reduce the usage of concrete in construction. More

Adaptive3D secures Series A financing co-led by DSM Venturing and Applied Ventures

Feb.5, 2019 - Adaptive3D, a Dallas, Texas-based premium additive manufacturing polymer resin supplier delivering tough, strain-tolerant and flexible materials, announced today that it has secured Series A financing from a syndicate co-led by DSM Venturing and Applied Ventures, LLC.' More

Clearing up space junk: 3D printed satellites will make space more equitable

Feb.5, 2019 - MIT's Danielle Wood explains how 3D printing satellites in orbit will bring more justice to space. More

You can 3D print your own model of asteroid Bennu now, thanks to NASA

Feb.4, 2019 - NASA released a new 3D printable shape model of the asteroid Bennu created from data collected by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. More

Danish chef Kenneth Toft-Hansen wins prestigious Bocuse d'Or competition with help of 3D printing

Feb.4, 2019 - Danish chef Kenneth Toft-Hansen came first at the Bocuse d'Or chefs world championship in Lyon with the use of 3D printed molds. More

Carbon unveils large-format L1 3D Printer, teams with Riddell to 3D print football helmet liners

Feb.2, 2019 - Carbon has announced the launch of the L1 Digital Light Synthesis system. The company also teams with Riddell to 3D print customized helmet liner precisely contoured to the athlete's head. More

Harvesting energy from wireless signals to power 3D printed IoT device

Feb.1, 2019 - KAUST researchers created a 3D printed cube that harvests energy from wireless and mobile signals. More

Massive LASIMM hybrid manufacturing machine ready to start 3D printing construction structures

Feb.1, 2019 - The Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) project has announced that the hybrid machine, which offers metal Additive Manufacturing and subtractive manufacturing capabilities, is now ready to build large pieces of metal and large parts and structures for construction. More

3D printed wing evolution to faster flight

Feb.1, 2019 - Researchers at NYU 3D printed 15 generations of "bred" wings to find the fastest wing. More

Scientists build 'Replicator' 3D printer that uses light to turn liquids into objects in minutes

Feb.1, 2019 - Researchers have unveiled a 3D printer, called 'Replicator', that uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in only a matter of minutes. More

HP's FitStation platform uses 3D scanning & printing to make perfect shoe and insole

Jan.31, 2019 - HP's FitStation platform uses 3D scanning and 3D printing to make the perfect shoe and insole. The FitStation is now used by all 32 NFL teams to make customized footwear for each athlete. More

3D printing microstructures that can be moved with temperature or light

Jan.31, 2019 - Researchers from Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) have 3D printed movable microstructures that can be controlled with temperature or light. More

Google Arts and Culture, Stratasys team up on 3D printing historical artifacts

Jan.31, 2019 - Google Arts and Culture and Stratasys'are re-imagining some of the world's most cherished artifacts and historical monuments through additive manufacturing. More

Huntington Ingalls Industries delivers first 3D printed metal part for US Navy aircraft carrier installation

Jan.31, 2019 - Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division announced it has delivered the first 3D-printed metal part to the US Navy for installation on an aircraft carrier. More

Iwakuni Marines 3D print engine ship kit for repairing fighter jets

Jan.30, 2019 - Iwakuni Marines designed two 3D printed parts for servicing fighter jets and their weapons. More

Ford made history with largest metal 3D printed automotive part for Ken Block's Hoonitruck

Jan.30, 2019 - Ford is claiming a record for the largest 3D-printed metal part for a working vehicle in automotive history. That vehicle is Ken Block's "Hoonitruck" Ford pickup. More

World's first fully 3D printed concept car is a tribute to David Bowie

Jan.30, 2019 - Japanese designer Takumi Yamamoto makes tribute to David Bowie with the first fully 3D printed concept car. More

Engineers create 3D printed smart objects with 'embodied logic'

Jan.29, 2019 - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania 3D print objects with "emboied logic," allowing them to move without motors or servos. More

Volvo installs 3D printed Living Seawall tiles in Sydney Harbour to combat ocean plastic pollution

Jan.29, 2019 - Volvo installed a 3D printed Living Seawall in Sydney Harbour comprised of tiles that mimic mangrove roots to combat ocean plastic pollution. More

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes invests €36M to advance material science in 3D printing

Jan.29, 2019 - Medtech company DePuy Synthes Ireland has announced that the company is investing €36 million in 3D printing research and development and creating 30 jobs at its Cork facility. More

UMD engineers create smallest-ever 3D printed fluidic circuit element

Jan.28, 2019 - A team of engineers at the University of Maryland have created the first 3D-printed fluid circuit element so tiny that 10 could rest on the width of a human hair. More

Nascar driver Brad Keselowski started a 3D printing company

Jan.28, 2019 - Nascar driver Brad Keselowski started a 3D printing company called Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing to serve aerospace, energy, and medical customers. More

Ica & Kostika launches luxury 3D printed Exobiology shoe collection

Jan.28, 2019 - A luxury footwear brand called Ica & Kostika have used 3D printing technology to create a range of shoes which it dubbed as its 'Exobiology' collection. Inspired from nature, the shoes are shaped and designed to 'comfortably fit the natural form of the foot'. More

3D printed magnetic mesh robots can reshape and grab objects while floating on water

Jan.25, 2019 - North Carolina State University researchers 3D print soft robots controlled by magnetic fields capable of grasping. More

Essentium secures $22.2M investment from BASF and Materialise for high speed 3D printing

Jan.25, 2019 - Texas-based Essentium raised $22.2 million in a Series A round to continue expansion of its 3D printing solutions to meet market demand for the recently introduced Essentium High Speed Extrusion Platform. More

Researchers use multimaterial 3D printing to create first fast-response, stiffness-tunable soft actuator

Jan.25, 2019 - Researchers from Singapore and China used direct-ink writing and multi-material 3D printing to embed heating and cooling elements into the actuators, creating the first fast-response, stiffness-tunable (FRST) soft actuators. More

Color-changing cup 3D printed with gold nanoparticles

Jan.24, 2019 - Researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands 3D printed a modern "Lycurgus Cup" with dichroic color-changing properties. More

On anniversary, Vatican's Swiss Guard upgrades to 3D printed plastic helmets

Jan.24, 2019 - The Vatican's Swiss Guard donned their new 3D printed helmets on their 513th birthday. More

Thomas Sanladerer makes a Printrbot Play 3D printer portable

Jan.24, 2019 - YouTuber Thomas Sanladerer modified a Printrbot Play 3D printer to be battery powered. More

Desktop Metal raises $160M in Koch-led funding round for its 3D printing tech

Jan.24, 2019 - Desktop Metal, a maker of 3D metal printing systems for commercial and industrial use, has raised $160 million in new funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), to advance the global commercialization of its metal 3D printing technology. More

TU Delft researchers 3D print microstructure gradients

Jan.23, 2019 - TU Delft researchers have improved the process of 3D printing graded microstructures. More

Microlight3D launches Altraspin 3D printer for high-res micro-parts

Jan.23, 2019 - Microlight3D, manufacturer of ultra hi-resolution 3D microprinting machines for industrial and scientific applications, has launched Altraspin, a compact 3D printer intended for producing highly complex micro-parts with sub-micron resolution. More

Peopoly introduces Moai 200 SLA 3D printer - specs and pricing

Jan.23, 2019 - Hong Kong-based Peopoly has introduced its new laser SLA 3D printer, the Moai 200. The company launched its original Moai, a flexible and dependable resin 3D printer in July 2017. More

University Hospital Basel enhances patient care with axial3D medical 3D printing platform

Jan.23, 2019 - University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, and UK medtech 3D printing company axial3D which specialises in providing 3D printing solutions for medical applications, have formed a new alliance to improve the efficiency of the delivery of patient care and enhanced process management at the hospitals' 3D print lab. More

Virginia Tech engineers develop process to 3D print piezoelectric materials

Jan.23, 2019 - Scientists at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) claim that the piezoelectric material will be able to be 3D printed in ways that will not restrict them by shape or size. More

HP says it will restrict its 3D printers' ability to make 'ghost guns'

Jan.22, 2019 - HP is taking steps to prevent "ghost guns" from being fabricated with their 3D printers. More

3D printed robot recreates the gait of 290 million year old animal

Jan.22, 2019 - Researchers in Germany 3D printed a robot to investigate the walk of a 290 million year old creature. More

Empa researcher 3D prints ear out of cellulose

Jan.21, 2019 - A researcher at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology used cellulose to 3D print an ear. More

US Army researching 3D printed ceramic body armor

Jan.21, 2019 - Researchers are working on 3D printed ceramic body armor at the United States Army Research Laboratory. More

US Air Force installs first 3D printed titanium part on F-22 fighter aircraft

Jan.21, 2019 - The U.S. Air Force's 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron has installed for the first time a 3D-printed, titanium-based bracket onto an operational F-22 Raptor jet during depot maintenance operations at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, according to the Air Force. More

Researchers mimic lattice structures to create stronger 3D printed meta-crystal materials

Jan.18, 2019 - Researchers create new family of 3D printed material called meta-crystals. Their experiments revealed that the 3D printed objects with the polycrystalline lattices were up to seven times stronger than the standard lattice objects. More

Relativity Space gets Air Force approval to launch 3D printed rockets from Cape Canaveral

Jan.18, 2019 - Relativity Space, a three-year-old start-up that aspires to build rockets using 3D printers, announced a contract Thursday with the U.S. Air Force to build and operate a launch facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. More

Zero Waste Lab in Greece directly recycling waste plastic into 3D printed furniture

Jan.18, 2019 - THE NEW RAW opened the Zero Waste Lab in Greece to directly recycle waste plastic into 3D printed furniture. More

Researchers at Ghent University 3D print bridge with least amount of concrete

Jan.17, 2019 - Researchers at Ghent University used algorithms to determine the least amount of concrete required to 3D print a functional bridge. More

Carbon and Ford partner to 3D print durable, end-use parts

Jan.17, 2019 - Silicon Valley-based digital manufacturing company Carbon is set to partner with Ford in providing 3D printed polymer parts. The parts include Ford Focus HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Cooling) Lever Arm Service Parts, Ford F-150 Raptor Auxiliary Plugs for a niche market, and Ford Mustang GT500 Electric Parking Brake Brackets. More

TAHOE Boats builds first hull with Thermwood 3D printed tooling

Jan.17, 2019 - Tahoe Boats has made its first hull mold using 3D printing. Thermwood's Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system was utilized to custom-print the tool used to manufacture T16's hull. More

Deloitte: 5G nets, 3D printing and smart speakers among top 2019 opportunities

Jan.17, 2019 - The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has reveals its latest digital trends for 2019 in its annual UK technology, media and telecoms (TMT) report. 5G enters the mainstream in 2019; 3D printing: growth accelerates again, but remains niche. More

World's longest 3D printed concrete pedestrian bridge opens in Shanghai

Jan.16, 2019 - A 26-meter long 3D printed concrete pedestrian bridge opened in Wisdom Bay Innovation Park in Shanghai. More

Unlimited Tomorrow displays incredible AI-equipped 3D printed prosthetic arm at CES

Jan.16, 2019 - Unlimited Tomorrow showed off their AI-equipped 3D printed prosthetic arm at CES 2019. More

Europe's first concrete 3D printing facility opens in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Jan.16, 2019 - The first concrete 3D printing facility of Europe opens in Eindhoven, Netherlands. More

Shunji Yamanaka brings 'READY TO CRAWL' 3D printed bio-inspired robots to London's Japan House

Jan.16, 2019 - "Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation" is the latest exhibition coming to Japan House London in January 2019. The exhibition will showcase the innovative 3D printed designs created by professor Shunji Yamanaka, who leads the Yamanaka Laboratory at the University of Tokyo. More

gCreate releases redesigned and larger gMax 2 3D printer

Jan.16, 2019 - Brooklyn-based 3D printer company gCreate announced that they have launched their much anticipated gMax 2 3D Printer on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019. More

Fortify raises $2.5M to develop composite DLP 3D printing platform and strongest resin

Jan.15, 2019 - Fortify, a Boston-based additive manufacturing company specialized in composite material systems, has announced today a seed round of $2.5M with strategic funding from Neotribe Ventures, Prelude Ventures, MainspringCapital, Ocean Azul Partners, and McCune Capital. More

China reveals plans to 3D print houses on the Moon's surface

Jan.15, 2019 - China wants to be the first country to establish a base on the moon and will be using 3D printing technology to build facilities, China National Space Administration (CNSA) said Monday, weeks after landing a rover on the far side of the moon. More

UCSD: 3D printed implant fuels nerve growth and helps heal spinal cord injuries

Jan.15, 2019 - Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Institute of Engineering in Medicine have used rapid 3D printing technologies to create a spinal cord, before successfully implanted the scaffolding, loaded with neural stem cells, into sites of severe spinal cord injury in rats. More

FELIXprinters introduces Pro 3 desktop 3D printer for industrial applications

Jan.15, 2019 - FELIXprinters has recently expanded its extensive 3D printer portfolio with the launch of the FELIX Pro 3 system. 'The new Pro 3 incorporates automated motorized calibration of the print bed. More

Ayúdame3D provides free 3D printed prosthetics to people around the world

Jan.15, 2019 - Guillermo Martinez' Ayúdame3D provides free 3D printed prosthetics to people around the world. More

3D printed bridge opens in Shanghai after being built in 35 days

Jan.14, 2019 - After 35 days of printing, the bridge is finally complete.'The 15-metre-long S-shaped 3D printed pedestrian bridge opens to the public in Taopu Smart City Central Park in Shanghai last Friday. More

Tekna invests €5M in metal powder production for additive manufacturing in France

Jan.14, 2019 - Canada-based firm Tekna recently announces that it has made a '5M investment for the production of spherical powders intended for additive manufacturing at its new industrial site in M'con, France. More

University of Michigan's light-based 3D printer is 100 times faster than normal

Jan.14, 2019 - Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new approach which can 3D print lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes. More

The VIBA Jane is a 3D printed variant of the Honda Monkey

Jan.14, 2019 - French designer Yann Bakonyi revealed the VIBA Jane motorcycle, a variant of the Honda Monkey with a 3D printed aluminum fuel tank. More

Kwambio debuts Ceramo Zero Max and Ceramo Two 3D printers at CES

Jan.11, 2019 - Kwambio presents the brand new binder jetting based desktop ceramic 3D printer, Ceramo Zero Max ($5,000) and a new industrial 3D printer ' Ceramo Two ($45,000) at CES 2019. More

US Army engineers 3D print reinforced concrete footbridge at Camp Pendleton

Jan.11, 2019 - Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), led by mechanical engineer Megan Kreiger, recently 3D printed a 32-ft-long reinforced concrete footbridge'at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. More

3D printed sponge could absorb excess chemotherapy drugs and minimize side effects

Jan.11, 2019 - Researchers from UC San Francisco the University of California developed a 3D printed sponge that absorbs excess chemotherapy drugs in the bloodstream. More

Open Bionics raises £4.6m for 3D printed 'super hero' bionic arms for children

Jan.11, 2019 - Open Bionics, a UK-based developer of low-cost 3D printed prosthetic hands, has 'raised £4.6m from investors including Formula 1 team Williams. More

200 million years old sea monster skull reproduced with 3D printing

Jan.10, 2019 - Researchers from three UK universities worked together to CT scan and 3D print an ichthyosaur skull. More

SUTD researchers use 3D printed nanostructures to create anti-counterfeiting device

Jan.10, 2019 - Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have invented a new type of anti-counterfeiting technology called holographic colour prints for securing important documents such as identity cards, passports and banknotes. More

UNIZ's new SLASH 2 SLA 3D printer offers build speed of 1200 mm/hr

Jan.10, 2019 - UNIZ Technology unveiled the newest of its line of fast, high precision 3D printers - The SLASH 2 and SLASH 2J at the CES 2019 conference. More

IDC forecasts worldwide spending on 3D printing to reach $13.8bn in 2019

Jan.10, 2019 - The IDC expects the 3D printing industry to grow more than 21% in 2019 to $13.8 billion. More

SHINING 3D showcases latest 3D scanning and 3D printing solutions at CES 2019

Jan.10, 2019 - SHINING 3D, a China-based firm that specializes in 3D digitizing and 3D printing technologies, is at CES 2019 showcasing their latest EinScan' Pro 2X series of multi-functional handheld 3D scanners. More

Polaroid unveils PlaySmart 3D printer at CES 2019

Jan.9, 2019 - Polaroid unveiled their PlaySmart 3D printer at CES, which will be available in the UK and Europe on March 1st. More

ASTM, Innovate UK, BSI & MTC to develop international additive manufacturing standards

Jan.9, 2019 - ASTM International is partnering with Innovate UK, BSI (British Standards Institution) and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to create technical standards needed by the additive manufacturing industry. More

Betatype's 3D metal printing increases orthopaedic implants productivity by 2X

Jan.9, 2019 - Betatype demonstrates productivity gains using their metal AM solution in orthopaedic office. More

HSS, LimaCorporate to open 3D printing lab for custom orthopedic implants in New York

Jan.9, 2019 - Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S. and Italy-based medical device manufacturer LimaCorporate (Lima) announced the formation of the first provider-based additive manufacturing facility for custom complex implants. More

Velo3D partners with Praxair for metal additive manufacturing powder verification

Jan.9, 2019 - Velo3D today announced their partnership with Praxair Surface Technologies, a subsidiary of Praxair and a leading producer of high-performance coatings and materials for the aerospace industry. More

Using sugar as a bed adhesive for 3D printing

Jan.8, 2019 - Mysimplefix demonstrates how regular sugar makes for an ideal 3D printer bed adhesive. More

Dr. Scholl's partners with Wiivv to offer custom 3D printed insoles

Jan.8, 2019 - 112-year old Dr. Scholl's, the category leader in foot care, is partnering with start-up Wiivv to offer fully custom 3D printed insoles. Using a simple smartphone app, consumers can personalize their own design and order a Dr. Scholl's custom 3D printed insole mapped from 400 points on their feet. More

University of Pittsburgh and General Carbide awarded $57K to research 3D printing with tungsten

Jan.8, 2019 - The University of Pittsburgh and General Carbide received a $57,000 grant to research 3D printing with tungsten carbide. More

ActivArmor teams with JOI to offer custom-fit 3D printed casts and splints

Jan.8, 2019 - ActivArmor, a Colorado based company specializing in custom-fit 3D printed casts and splints is partnering with Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute, official Sport Medicine Provider for teams like the Armada, the Blue Wave, JU, the Jaguars, and the Sharks, to bring its novel medical casts and splints to the Jacksonville region. More

Additec releases uPrinter desktop metal 3D printer

Jan.7, 2019 - Additec releases μPrinter, their metal 3D printer that fits on a desktop and can print with metal wire and powder. More

3D printing dew collectors that pull water out of desert air

Jan.7, 2019 - A research team at Ohio State University 3D printed various surface geometries to collect dew. More

MIT CSAIL program reverse engineers complex models into simpler parts for easier 3D printing

Jan.7, 2019 - An MIT team wrote a program that reverse engineers complex models into simpler parts that are easier to 3D print. More

BMW M850i Night Sky is a one-off customized with meteorites and 3D printed parts

Jan.4, 2019 - BMW unveiled a unique project created by its Individual Manufaktur customization division in Garching, Germany called M850i "Night Sky." More

Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops high-performance 3D printable bioplastic from wood

Jan.4, 2019 - Advanced BioCarbon 3D (ABC3D) has developed engineering-grade 3D printable bioplastic from trees. More

Neutrogena MaskiD is using AI to 3D print personalized face masks

Jan.4, 2019 - Neutrogena will unveil a new personalized skincare product, the Neutrogena MaskiD at CES 2019. The Neutrogena MaskiD is a patent-pending, micro 3D-printed sheet mask that's customized in both shape and ingredients. More

IBM files patent for acoustic hologram 3D printing

Jan.4, 2019 - A patent filed by IBM covers "3D printing on the surface of an acoustic hologram." More

Spanish researchers 3D bioprint functional muscle tissues for soft robotics

Jan.3, 2019 - A team at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) 3D bioprinted functional muscle fibers. More

MIT upgraded their glass 3D printer: G3DP2

Jan.3, 2019 - MIT researchers upgrade their glass 3D printer for industrial applications: the G3DP2. More

NASA engineer 3D prints impressive glitter bomb for package thieves

Jan.2, 2019 - Ex-NASA engineer Mark Rober designed and 3D printed a bait package that glitter bombs porch pirates. More

Saudi Arabia 3D prints a house in two days

Dec.31, 2018 - Dutch company CyBe 3D printed Saudi Arabia's first house over two days. More

3D printing food: lab creates 3D food printer that cooks its prints with a laser

Dec.31, 2018 - 3D printing food: Columbia University PhD researcher Jonathan Blutinger developed a 3D food printer that uses a laser to cook its prints. More

6-axis metal 3D printer developed by Portuguese and Norwegian collaboration

Dec.28, 2018 - A collaboration between Portuguese and Norwegian researchers resulted in a 6-axis metal 3D printer. More

KAIST & Harvard researchers 3D print shape-conformable batteries for wearables

Dec.28, 2018 - Researchers from KAIST and Harvard 3D printed several custom-shaped batteries that are safe and environmentally friendly for wearables. More

The 3D printed Christmas ornament that 3D prints Christmas ornaments

Dec.27, 2018 - Sean Hodgins designed a 3D printed Christmas ornament that 3D prints Christmas ornaments. More

Bulgarian patient receives first 3D printed rib implant

Dec.27, 2018 - A man was implanted with a 3D printed rib in Bulgaria. More

Watch Bugatti test world's first 3D printed titanium brake caliper

Dec.26, 2018 - Bugatti sets a brake disc on fire when bench testing a 3D printed titanium brake caliper. More

Micropores in 3D printed tissue allow the flow of oxygen and nutrients

Dec.24, 2018 - A research team at Penn State developed a method of 3D printing porous tissues that allow oxygen and nutrients to circulate through the tissue. More

Powering lights with 3D printed bricks

Dec.21, 2018 - London scientists invent electricity-generating 3D printed brick powered by differences in temperature. More

Korean researchers 3D print functional airway-on-a-chip

Dec.21, 2018 - Korean researchers 3D print an airway-on-a-chip that mimics a human airway. More

ORNL researchers create new lignin-nylon composite material for 3D printing

Dec.21, 2018 - Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that mixing lignin with nylon made it printable on an FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D printer. More

343 Industries and Limbitless partner for Halo-themed 3D printed prosthetic arm for kids

Dec.20, 2018 - Microsoft's 343 Industries and bionics non-profit Limbitless Solutions have announced a collaboration to provide Halo-themed, 3D printed prosthetic arm for kids. More

Indian researchers 3D bioprint load-bearing bones

Dec.20, 2018 - A team of Indian researchers 3D bioprinted a cartilage scaffold that grew into bone. More

Aurora Labs, WorleyParsons form joint venture for metal 3D printing in oil & gas

Dec.20, 2018 - Aurora Labs announced today that it has entered into an agreement with giant engineering and mining services group, Worley Parsons, to form a 50/50 incorporated 3D printing and consulting joint venture, to be named AdditiveNow. More

Scientists develop 3D printed robotic hand that can play Jingle Bells on the piano

Dec.20, 2018 - Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a 3D printed robotic hand which can play simple tunes on the piano. The robotic hand plays simple musical phrases on the piano by just moving its wrist. More

Cytosurge 3D prints Kokichi Sugihara's 'impossible object' at the microscale

Dec.19, 2018 - Switzerland-based micrometer 3D printing company Cytosurge has 3D printed copper “impossble objects” the size of red blood cells. Impossible objects are a class of shapes that appear like different shapes when viewed from different angles. More

Titomic signs titanium powder supply deal with Lasting Titanium for Kinetic Fusion 3D printing system

Dec.19, 2018 - Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic today announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shaanxi Lasting Titanium Industry Co. Ltd, the largest manufacturer and exporter of titanium powder in China. More

Researchers 3D print 'Digital Wood' with stunning internal structure

Dec.19, 2018 - Columbia University researchers 3D print the internal structure of wood using destructive tomographic imaging, stochastic dithering, and voxel printing. More

Designer Ganit Goldstein unveils new 3D printed woven shoes 'Between The Layers'

Dec.19, 2018 - Ganit Goldstein, a fashion design graduate from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, has collaborated with 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys to introduce a new series of unique 3D printed woven shoes collection called 'Between the Layers'. More

Ambionics: Father helps other kids after 3D printing hydraulic arm for two-year old son

Dec.18, 2018 - Ben Ryan started the prosthetics company Ambionics after designing a 3D printable, hydraulic arm for his two-year old son. More

The stiffest possible material is 3D printed by ETH Zurich

Dec.18, 2018 - ETH Zurich professor Dirk Mohr 3D prints a material with a plate-lattice structure that's as stiff as a material can be. More

Optomec acquires Huffman for 3D metal printing gas turbine replacement parts

Dec.18, 2018 - Optomec has announced that it has acquired Huffman, an established leader in supplying 3D metal printing systems for additive repair of gas turbine components in the energy and aviation markets. More

Transparent lenses from an FDM 3D printer

Dec.17, 2018 - Tomer Gluck of FennecLabs 3D prints clear lenses with desktop FDM 3D printer. More

3D printed head can unlock top Android smartphones, iPhone X impenetrable

Dec.17, 2018 - Forbes reporter Thomas Brewster recently challenged a variety of smartphone face-recognition systems with a 3D printed head modeled after his own head. More

MIT scientists can now shrink 3D printed objects down to nanoscale versions

Dec.17, 2018 - MIT researchers shrink 3D printed hydrogel with embedded electronics down to the nanoscale with controlled dehydration. More

3DKToys awarded 'Pin and Void' patent for connecting 3D printed parts

Dec.14, 2018 - 3D-printable toy maker 3DKToys was awarded a patent for the 'Pin and Void' joining method used in their toys. More

MIT researchers 3D print inexpensive microfluidics device for personalized cancer treatment

Dec.14, 2018 - Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have 3D printed a novel microfluidic device that simulates cancer treatments on biopsied tumor tissue. The 3D printed device can help clinicians better examine how individual patients may respond to different therapeutics before administering a single dose. More

LSU student 3D prints first full 'human' for radiation therapy research

Dec.14, 2018 - Meagan Moore, a Biological and Agricultural Engineering student from Louisiana State University (LSU) has 3D printed a full-size "human body" for radiation therapy research. More

3D printed smart pill could release drugs via Bluetooth

Dec.14, 2018 - Researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Draper 3D print ingestible pills that can wirelessly relay information to a smartphone and deliver drugs. More

Large-format Phrozen Transform SLA 3D printer achieves Kickstarter goal in 3 minutes

Dec.13, 2018 - Phrozen launches large-format Transform SLA 3D printer with 40cm Z-axis on Kickstarter. More

UCLA Scientists reconstruct 1,500-year-old Tiwanaku temple with 3D printing

Dec.13, 2018 - An ancient Incan city in Bolivia has been recreated using 3D printed models of fragments from a building. More

Markforged launches H13 tool steel for Metal X 3D printer

Dec.13, 2018 - Markforged announced the launch of H13 tool steel for the desktop-sized Metal X 3D printer. The expansion into H13 will enable customers to print parts in high-strength, high-temperature applications such as metal forming tools, dies and punches, and hardened inserts for fixtures, and even injection molds with conformal cooling channels.' More

Doctor's Without Borders hospital in Jordan is 3D printing prosthetics for conflict victims

Dec.13, 2018 - A Doctor's Without Borders hospital in Amman, Jordan is 3D printing prosthetics for conflict victims. More

Researcher at Penn State demonstrates superiority of 3D printed superalloy

Dec.12, 2018 - Penn State researcher Allison Breese demonstrates that 3D printed superalloys aren't prone to dynamic strain aging like conventional superalloys. More

3D printing aids for people with arthritis

Dec.12, 2018 - Joshua Pearce at Michigan Tech 3D prints assistive devices for arthritis that are 94% cheaper than those that are commercially available. More

Paladin is an all-metal SLA 3D printer on Kickstarter for $299

Dec.12, 2018 - Panda 3D is Kickstarting the all-metal Paladin SLA 3D printer for $299. More

Volkswagen toolmaking opens advanced 3D printing center, plans to mass produce parts in 2-3 years

Dec.11, 2018 - German automaker Volkswagen's toolmaking unit has just announced that it is opening an advanced 3D printing centre at the company's main production facility in Wolfsburg which will allow the production of complex vehicle parts. More

ORNL 3D printed neutron scattering collimators that are better and cheaper

Dec.11, 2018 - ORNL researchers Bianca Haberl and Amy Elliott 3D print collimators for neutron scattering instruments that are more detailed and cheaper than traditional collimators. More

MakerBot returns with Makerbot Method, its first Performance 3D Printer

Dec.11, 2018 - MakerBot has just unveiled the MakerBot Method, a performance 3D printer which aims to bridges the gap between desktop and industrial 3D printing. More

Harvard's 3D printing workflow helps predict leaky heart valves

Dec.11, 2018 - Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have created a 3D printing workflow that allows cardiologists to predict the performance of artificial heart valves, and evaluate how different valve sizes will interact with each patient's unique anatomy. More

LLNL researchers invent 3D printed metamaterial that stiffens with magnetic field

Dec.10, 2018 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers invent 3D printed latticed metamaterial filled with ferrofluid that stiffens with magnetic field. More

Angel Trains, ESG and Stratasys partner to 3D print interior components for rail industry

Dec.10, 2018 - Angel Trains, one of Britain's leading train leasing specialists, has partnered with engineering consultancy ESG Rail, and 3D printing technology provider Stratasys, to produce four interior components using 3D printing. More

ESA leads development of 3D printed skin, bone and body parts for future astronauts

Dec.10, 2018 - Experts gather for an ESA ESTEC workshop in the Netherlands to discuss 3D bioprinting skin, bones, and organs in space. More

MIT team develops 3D printer that's 10x faster than comparable 3D printers

Dec.7, 2018 - MIT team Jamison Go and John Hart develop 3D printer with nut-feed extusion and laser heating that's 10x faster than comparable 3D printers. More

S-Squared 3D Printers unveils patent-pending Autonomous Robotic Construction System

Dec.7, 2018 - S-Squared 3D Printers (SQ3D), a 3D printer manufacturing and service company based out of Long Island, NY., has introduced its patent pending Autonomous Robotic Construction System (ARCS). More

Purdue researchers use ultrasonic vibrations to improve 3D printing with viscous materials

Dec.7, 2018 - Purdue researchers at Next Offset Solutions Inc develop method of 3D printing viscous materials with ultrasonic vibrations. More

3D printed HeX earbuds not just for the hearing impaired

Dec.7, 2018 - Manchester Metropolitan University student Elen Parry creates concept 3D printed HeX earbuds to help hearing impaired and everyone else. More

Russian scientists 3D bioprint mouse's thyroid in zero gravity on ISS

Dec.6, 2018 - Russian scientists have managed to grow the thyroid gland of a mouse in zero gravity using a 3D bioprinter on board on the International Space Station (ISS). The unique 3D magnetic bioprinter, called Organ.Aut, was delivered to the ISS by a Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft on December 3. More

Taiwan academics improve 3D printing speed and quality with ambient temperature sensors

Dec.6, 2018 - Chen Yuwen, dean of Da-Yeh's College of Engineering, designed a system that uses sensors to factor in the ambient temperature and humidity levels of the space near the 3D printer. More

CELLINK and Prellis Biologics announce $1.2M high-precision Holograph-X Bioprinter

Dec.6, 2018 - Swedish bioprinting company Cellink and Prellis Biologics Inc., a San Francisco-based 3D tissue printing company have partnered to commercialize high-resolution $1.2M high-precision Holograph-X Bioprinter for micro-printing. More

WSU researchers create 3D printed glucose biosensors for diabetes monitoring

Dec.6, 2018 - Researchers Arda Gozen and Yuehe Lin at WSU 3D print the first flexible glucose biosensors intended for a wearable glucose monitoring device for diabetes care. More

Study on functional mechanical properties of 3D printed lattice structures

Dec.5, 2018 - Fast Radius and the University of Illinois publish study that demonstrates the functional mechanical properties of 3D printed lattice structures. More

Ford unveils Advanced Manufacturing Center and 3D prints Shelby Mustang GT 500 parts

Dec.5, 2018 - Ford Motor is making a big bet on futuristic technologies to help speed manufacturing innovation. The company has spent $45-million on its Advanced Manufacturing Center in Redford Township, Michigan, just west of Detroit. More

Get a grip with ORIGIBOT2, a 3D printed telepresence robot

Dec.5, 2018 - Origin Robotics is crowdfunding ORIGIBOT2 on Indiegogo, a 3D printed telepresence robot with an articulating gripper. More

Nanoscribe launches Photonic Professional GT2 3D printer for high-precision microfabrication

Dec.5, 2018 - Germany's Nanoscribe, a company specializing in nano-, micro-, and meso-scale 3D printing, has introduced the Photonic Professional GT2 3D printer for high-resolution microfabrication and maskless lithography. More

Using plasma jets to promote bone integration with 3D printed implants

Dec.4, 2018 - Dr. Jochen Borris and Dr. Thomas Neubert at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films have developed a method of 3D printing that uses plasma jets to promote bone integration with 3D printed implants. More

MIT Technology Review's Erin Winick 3D prints her dream wedding

Dec.4, 2018 - Erin Winick at MIT Technology Review 3D printed her wedding bouquets, among other things. More

UC San Diego's easy-to-use 3D bioprinting technique creates lifelike tissues from natural materials

Dec.3, 2018 - Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed an easy-to-use 3D bioprinting technique to produce lifelike organ tissue models from natural materials. More

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, world's first 3D book printed on space station

Dec.3, 2018 - Genius 100, a global community focusing on solution to major issues, have printed the world's first 3D book: Genius: 100 Visions of the Future. More

Update: world's first 3D printed plastic bridge completed after 35 days

Dec.3, 2018 - Update: Shanghai Construction Group completes world's first 3D printed plastic bridge after 35 days of printing. More

Clemson researchers develop ceramic laser 3D printing technique for energy storage

Nov.30, 2018 - Researchers at Clemson University are working on a new 3D printing technique involving rapid laser processing to create "protonic ceramic electrolyzer stacks" that convert electricity to hydrogen as a way of storing energy. More

Israeli startup Jet Eat testing 3D printed vegan steaks

Nov.30, 2018 - Isreali startup Jet Eat testing 3D printed vegan steaks to be launched in 2020. More

Dr. Adrian Bowyer demonstrates how hollow tubes make 3D prints stronger

Nov.30, 2018 - Dr. Adrian Bowyer demonstrates how adding angled, hollow cylinders throughout a model makes 3D prints stronger. More

Youbionic adds 3D printed bionic arms to Boston Dynamics robot dog SpotMini

Nov.29, 2018 - Italian Youbionic has joined forces with the well-known robotics company Boston Dynamics to meld a pair of bionic arms with the adorable (or terrifying depending on your perspective) SpotMini. More

MIT's RePaint uses AI and 3D printing to accurately reproduce paintings for your home

Nov.29, 2018 - A team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) proposed a system called RePaint for reproduction of paintings, which uses a combination of 3D printing and deep learning to authentically recreate favorite paintings, regardless of different lighting conditions or placement. More

CERAMBOT is the most affordable ceramic 3D printer to be Kickstarted

Nov.29, 2018 - CERAMBOT is the most affordable ceramic 3D printer to be Kickstarted, with models as low as $199. More

Michigan Tech Researchers invent 3D Printable Polymer Pelletizer Chopper

Nov.28, 2018 - Researchers at Michigan Technological University invent 3D Printable Polymer Pelletizer Chopper and it chops 3D printer filament into pellet-sized pieces that can be used in a fused granular fabrication (FGF) 3D printer or re-extruded as a new filament spool. More

Canon developed alumina-based ceramic material for high-res 3D printing

Nov.28, 2018 - Canon developed an alumina-based ceramic material for high-res 3D printing of industrial prototypes and medical devices. More

Cardi B wears $3,400 custom 3D printed Balenciaga coat

Nov.28, 2018 - The 26-year-old rapper Cardi B posted a picture on her Instagram account yesterday, showing off a plaid two-piece Balenciaga dress-slash-coat that was made using a 3D printer. More

Carbon Performance 3D prints high-performance suspension upright for Lotus Elise

Nov.27, 2018 - UK-based Carbon Performance 3D prints high-performance suspension upright for Lotus Elise sports car. More

Lenco to Kickstart world's first 3D printed, modular record player: The Lenco-MD

Nov.27, 2018 - Lenco to Kickstart the first 3D printed modular record player with RepRapUniverse and The Qeske Community, the Lenco-MD. More

UA scientist gets $2M DoD grant to regrow long bone segments using 3D printing

Nov.27, 2018 - Dr. John A. Szivek has recently received a five-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to launch a study to determine how to heal bone fractures using a combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells. More

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