3D printed ceramic implants help grow real bone

Aug.6, 2018 - Researchers from New York University have developed 3D-printed ceramic implants that successfully led to bone regrowth in lab animals. More

IDC: Worldwide 3D printing spending to reach $23B in 2022

Aug.6, 2018 - Worldwide 3D printing spending will reach $23B in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). More

3D printed artificial intelligence device identifies objects at the speed of light

Aug.3, 2018 - Using a 3D printer, a team of UCLA electrical and computer engineers has created an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device that can analyze large volumes of data and identify objects at the actual speed of light. More

3D printed soft robotic manipulators allow scientists to investigate delicate deep-sea organisms

Aug.3, 2018 - A team of engineers, marine biologists, and roboticists has developed an alternative sampling device that is soft, flexible, and customizable, allowing scientists to gently grab different types of organisms from the sea without harming them. Moreover, 3D printing of soft robotic manipulators enables real-time manufacturing and modification of tools in highly remote areas. More

New photosensitizers help overcome color limitations in SLS 3D printing

Aug.2, 2018 - Researchers at The Institute of Photonic Sciences (IFCO) in Spain have recently developed a faster and cost-effective 3D printing method that can print objects in all the colors. More

MIT self-assembly lab uses rapid liquid printing to create lamps and vases within minutes

Aug.2, 2018 - MIT's self-assembly lab and Swiss designer Christophe Guberan has unveiled a collection of new lighting and household items at new york's patrick parrish gallery using innovative rapid liquid 3D printing technique. In this process, forms are 'drawn' in gel suspension by a robot, and then inflated to their proper sizes. More

SHINING 3D and AGE Solutions team up to accelerate digital dental solution

Aug.1, 2018 - Chinese company SHINING 3D, a leading supplier of consumer-class 3D scanning and 3D printing systems, today announced a partnership with AGE Solutions, a professional dental design software solution provider, to integrate their orthodontics design software, Maestro 3D Ortho Studio, into its own digital dental solution. More

U.S. judge blocks posting of blueprints for 3D printed guns

Aug.1, 2018 - A U.S. judge on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of 3D printed gun blueprints hours before they were set to hit the internet. More

MultiMechanics teams with Fortify to make 3D printing more predictable

Aug.1, 2018 - MultiMechanics, a developer of multiscale material modeling and simulation software, and Fortify, a Boston-based additive manufacturing company specialized in composite material systems, have announced a strategic partnership to improve the predictability of composite 3D printing.' More

Lightweight 3D printed Trabeculae Pavilion built by WASP print farm

Jul.31, 2018 - Italian 3D printer company WASP announced today the completion of Trabeculae Pavilion, a stunning and highly experimental architecture that is particularly notable for its extreme lightness, and innovative combination of biomimetic research and 3D printing. More

New 3D printing method could make your smartphone battery last longer

Jul.31, 2018 - Engineers at the Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new method of 3D printing battery electrodes that creates a 3D microlattice structure with controlled porosity. Their 3D printing method could lead to vastly improved capacity and charge-discharge rates for lithium-ion batteries. More

ETH Zurich uses sand 3D printing to build 80m2 concrete Smart Slab for DFAB House

Jul.31, 2018 - Researchers at ETH Zurich have realized an 80 m' lightweight concrete slab at the DFAB House, making it the world's first full-scale architectural project to use 3D sand printing for its formwork. More

Allevi, Made in Space team up to develop first 3D bioprinter in space

Jul.30, 2018 - 3D bioprinting company Allevi has teamed up with California-based 3D printing and space technology firm Made In Space to develop the Allevi ZeroG ' the first 3D bioprinter capable of working in low-gravity conditions. More

Tiny, 3D bioprinted scaffolds to regenerate damaged peripheral nerves

Jul.30, 2018 - Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada have developed tiny 3D-printed scaffolds that can guide the regrowth of nerve cells, possibly restoring the sense of touch and movement control in patients with damaged peripheral nervous system. More

Materialise to 3D print life-size Mammoth skeleton, its largest SLA 3D printing project

Jul.27, 2018 - Materialise is currently realizing its largest SLA 3D printing project to date: a life-size, 3D-printed reconstruction of the first mammoth skeleton that was ever displayed in Western Europe.' More

Chinese researchers taking ice lithography to nano 3D printing

Jul.27, 2018 - Chinese researchers introduced its 3D nanofabrication method, based on electron-beam lithography, using ice resists (iEBL). This novel and simple electron beam lithography is expected to show potential for three-dimensional micro-nano processing. More

Evo 3D printed dental implants backed by BGF £4m investment

Jul.26, 2018 - London-headquartered Evo, a surgical and high-precision engineering company that provides bespoke one-day full jaw dental implant treatment has received a GBP4 million investment from BGF, the UK's most active investor in growing businesses. More

NASA awards AI spacefactory for MARSHA, a 3D-printed vertical Martian habitat

Jul.26, 2018 - New york-based architecture and technology company AI spacefactory released details of MARSHA (MARS HAbitat), a 3D-printed visionary verticle housing on mars. AI SpaceFactory is the second-place winner of Phase 3: Level 1 of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge and was awarded a top prize of almost $21,000. More

Advanced materials and additive manufacturing alliance forms in Colorado

Jul.25, 2018 - Carbon fiber material recycling specialist Vartega and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association on July 24 announced the formation of the Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education (AMIDE) Alliance. The goal of the alliance is to provide critical resources for the development of thermoplastics for additive manufacturing. More

Workers may use RoboGloves to handle 3D printed parts at GM assembly plant

Jul.25, 2018 - General Motors is using various new technologies such as robotic arm and 3D printing at its assembly plants. At a General Motors' Assembly plant in Michigan, workers may gain grasp-assist from a wearable device called RoboGlove to handle 3D printed parts. More

Airbus and Singapore's DSTA to co-develop 3D printed spare parts for military aircraft

Jul.24, 2018 - Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) have signed agreement with Airbus to jointly develop 3D printed spare parts to enhance support for aircraft in operation with the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). More

Branch Technology builds 'world's largest 3D printed structure' in Tennessee

Jul.24, 2018 - Branch Technology officially unveiled a bandshell pavilion at Nashville's oneC1TY development that is billed as the world's largest 3D-printed structure. More

Shining 3D Einscan-Pro 3D Scanner assists brainwaves research

Jul.23, 2018 - Shining 3D EinScan-Pro 3D scanner were recently used by China's Prod-lab to build a tailor-made helmet for research in brainwaves. More

Michelin working on wood-based tires, wants to use 3D printing to retread tires

Jul.23, 2018 - Michelin wants to put wood in your tires, and the company believes wooden tires will be a reality in less than two years. More

Flying Iron Man 3D printed jet suit now on sale for '340,000 at Selfridges

Jul.23, 2018 - British inventor Richard Browning has created an Iron Man-esque jet suit, built with 3D printed parts, that is literally for sale right now in London's Selfridges department store with a cool price tag of '340,000 ($443,428). More

CECIMO: European Parliament resolution could stifle innovation in 3D printing

Jul.20, 2018 - The European Parliament has issued a non-binding resolution about 3D printing on 3 July, questioning the suitability of current EU regulations. CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, has said that the resolution could stifle innovation in 3D printing and lead to increased regulation. More

3D printed surfboard fins help surfers optimize performance and catch extra waves

Jul.20, 2018 - UOW team of six surfers and three researchers did on a recent trip to the remote Mentawai Islands, located off West Sumatra in Indonesia, to surf test new shapes of 3D-printed surfboard fins designed and manufactured at the Australian National Fabrication Facility node at the UOW. More

Pioneering desktop 3D printer maker Printrbot closes it doors

Jul.19, 2018 - Sad news for fans of Printrbot 3D printers. With a brief note on their site today, open source 3D printer manufacturer Printrbot announces their closure. A statement on the Printrbot website from founder Brook Drumm reads: More

BASF invests US$25M in Materialise to optimize materials and software for 3D printing

Jul.19, 2018 - BASF is expanding its cooperation with Leuven-based Materialise, a provider of additive manufacturing and medical software and of sophisticated 3D printing services, and has agreed to invest US$25 million in the company. More

U.S. Air Force will 3D print coffee cup handles to save $1,210 per mug

Jul.18, 2018 - The U.S. Air Force has started 3D printing replacement handles for broken coffee cups because otherwise it would cost $1,210 to replace a single one. More

Starting August 1, you can legally download blueprints for 3D printed guns

Jul.18, 2018 - Last week, Cody Wilson, founder of 3D gun printing advocate Defense Distributed, won a major ruling in his quest to freely publish online blueprints that could allow users to manufacture firearms. More

GE Additive launches Manufacturing Partner Network, partners up with Honda and Triumph Group

Jul.17, 2018 - GE Additive today announced that it has launched its Manufacturing Partner Network (MPN), an open, competitive marketplace aiming to accelerate both supply and demand for additive manufacturing. More

Prodways acquires wax 3D printer maker Solidscape, Stratasys' subsidiary

Jul.17, 2018 - Prodways Group announced today that it has acquired the US 3D printer company Solidscape, a subsidiary of Stratasys since May 2011. More

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