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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