Materialise validates Ultimaker S5, Stratasys 3D printers for patient-specific anatomical models

Nov.26, 2018 - Materialise today announced that the Ultimaker S5 and Stratasys 3D printers has been certified by Materialise as a 3D printing solution to create orthopedic, maxillofacial and cardiovascular models for clinical use when used in combination with Mimics inPrint software. More

Etihad Airways enters 3D printed aircraft interiors MRO partnership with EOS

Nov.26, 2018 - EOS and Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, have announced a strategic partnership which will significantly expand local capabilities for industrial 3D printing in aviation. More

CEAD officially launches industrial-scale continuous fiber CFAM Prime 3D printer

Nov.26, 2018 - CEAD hosts event to officially launch their continuous fiber CFAM Prime 3D printer for shipbuilding and industrial applications. More

Mercedes-Benz is 3D printing replacement parts for its classic cars

Nov.23, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz is continuously expanding its range of genuine replacement parts from the 3D printer. The brand has already been offering 3D printed replacement commercial vehicle parts since 2016, now Mercedes-Benz announced that further replacement parts have passed the strict quality assurance at Mercedes-Benz and are coming onto the market. More

3D Systems and OpHeart to 3D print pediatric heart models regardless of user's ability to pay

Nov.23, 2018 - 3D Systems has partnered with OpHeart, a nonprofit organization that work to provide medical treatment to children born with life-threatening heart defects, by providing pediatric heart surgeons with the 3D-printed tools needed to prepare and rehearse complex surgeries. More

BigRep's NERA: World's first fully 3D printed and functional electric motorcycle

Nov.22, 2018 - NOWLAB and 3D printer manufacturer, BigRep have developed the world's first fully 3D printed and functional e-motorcycle, the NERA. More

NIST technique that precisely measures polymer processing will improve SLA 3D printing

Nov.22, 2018 - the National Institute of Standards and Technology demonstrated a new light-based atomic force microscopy (AFM) technique called sample-coupled-resonance photorheology (SCRPR) that measures how and where a material's properties change in real time. More

ESA and Lithoz 3D print fake moon dust into screws and gears for use on the moon

Nov.22, 2018 - The European Space Agency and Austrian company Lithoz 3D print hi-res ceramic parts from moon dust, or lunar regolith. More

Virginia Tech team successfully 3D prints Kapton using direct ink writing

Nov.21, 2018 - Two research teams at Virginia Tech have developed a method of 3D printing Kapton, a material with excellent thermal properties. More

How to build a plunger-style paste extruder for ceramic 3D printer: the handy step-by-step DIY guide

Nov.21, 2018 - Takyeom Lee, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design of Department of Art at Appalachian State University developed a plunger-style clay extruder and shares step-by-step DIY guide online. More

Makefast Workshop releases source code for mid-air 3D printing of coils without supports

Nov.21, 2018 - Makefast Workshop duo Maura Atwater and Adam Kumpf release source code for mid-air 3D printing of coils without supports. More

Perfect Day is 3D printing dairy milk without the cow

Nov.20, 2018 - Perfect Day has partnered with Archer Daniels Midland to commercialize their animal-free dairy proteins produced with a 3D printer. More

TRUMPF debuts copper and precious metals 3D printing enabled by green laser

Nov.20, 2018 - Machine tool and laser technology leader TRUMPF demonstrated its latest 3D printer, TruPrint 5000, and green laser technology at the international Formnext trade fair in Frankfurt. More

Sisma debuts fast and highly automated EVERES ZERO and UNO DLP 3D printers

Nov.20, 2018 - Sisma debuts automated EVERES ZERO and UNO DLP 3D printers at Formnext in Germany, resin 3D printers designed for dental, jewelry, and industrial prototyping applications. More

FBI 3D prints replicas of decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in famous 1962 escape

Nov.19, 2018 - Half a century after a famous prison escape from Alcatraz Island, the FBI has 3D printed replicas of decoy heads that inmates Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin constructed with soap, plaster and human hair to distract guards. More

Nova Meat is 3D printing steak made from peas and seaweed

Nov.19, 2018 - Researcher Giuseppe Scionti, through his Barcelona-based company Nova Meat, is 3D printing steak made from peas and rice that imitates the texture of meat. More

Footage of world's largest plastic 3D printer printing pedestrian bridge

Nov.16, 2018 - Shanghai Construction Group's 3D printer is in the process of producing the first plastic pedestrian bridge and the largest 3D printed plastic object. More

NASA, Autodesk use AI software and 3D printing to create spider-like interplanetary lander

Nov.16, 2018 - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Autodesk have engaged in a multiyear collaborative research project to investigate new approaches for building interplanetary landers. More

Irish researchers win top prize for the design of a disposable 3D printed reactor

Nov.15, 2018 - A team from the I-Form advanced manufacturing research centre has been awarded first prize in a global competition for industrial 3D printing. The team ' comprising UCD-based researchers in I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing ' scooped a prize worth USD10,000 for the design and 3D printing of a disposable 3D printed reactor. More

HRE Wheels teams with GE Additive to create first 3D printed titanium wheel

Nov.15, 2018 - HRE collaborated with GE's Additive AddWorks team to produce the world's first 3D printed titanium wheel. More

GE Additive to deliver first M LINE FACTORY in Q2 2019, announces software and materials developments

Nov.15, 2018 - GE Additive has announced that its first Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems will be delivered to customers in Q2 2019. More

MicroMaker3D unveils new Laminated Resin Printing tech for 3D printing tiny structures

Nov.14, 2018 - New Zealand's Callaghan Innovation unveiled Laminated Resin Printing (LRP), a new 3D printing technology that enables rapid prototyping of high-resolution microscale structures. More

Introducing Nexa3D NXE400, the fastest SLA 3D printer at Formnext 2018

Nov.14, 2018 - Nexa3D is unveiling their ultra-fast NXE400 SLA 3D printer at Formnext 2018. The NXE400 can print six times faster than other printers in its class at a blazing 1Z centimeter per minute. More

Colossus presents world's largest transportable FGF 3D printer

Nov.14, 2018 - Colossus, a multinational startup based in Genk, Belgium, has developed world's largest transportable fused granular fabrication (FGF) 3D printer with some truly impressive specs. More

New study details toxic particles spewed by 3D printers and hidden health risk

Nov.13, 2018 - Researchers have found that many desktop 3D printers generate a range of different-sized particles, including ultrafine particles (UFPs), which may pose a health concern since they are the size of nanoparticles and may be inhaled and penetrate deep into the human pulmonary system and impact respiratory health. More

SHINING 3D releases EinScan Pro 2X & 2X Plus multi-functional handheld 3D scanners

Nov.13, 2018 - SHINING 3D has released its next generation of multi-functional handheld 3D scanners, the new EinScan Pro 2X & 2X Plus. In combination with a fresh new software, ExScan Pro, design tool Solid Edge SHINING 3D Edition, the company is demonstrating its seamless process solutions: '3D scan ' Design & Simulation ' Additive Manufacturing'. More

Bionic mushrooms covered in 3D printed cyanobacteria produce bio-electricity

Nov.12, 2018 - Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed bionic mushrooms that uses graphene to produce electricity. More accurately, the researchers added 3D printed clusters of cyanobacteria to the mushroom's cap, which gave the fungi the ability to generate electricity. More

EOS LaserProFusion polymer 3D printing technology claims to replace injection molding

Nov.9, 2018 - EOS announced that it will introduce a 'revolutionary technology for polymer additive manufacturing' at formnext 2018. The company claims that the new technology, called LaserProFusion, is the only additive manufacturing technology capable to replace injection molding. More

Hebrew U's Yissum unveils new tech to 3D print customized, shape-shifting drug capsules

Nov.8, 2018 - Researchers from Jerusalem's Hebrew University have developed a novel technology to create drug capsules using 3D printers, enabling a complex design of drug delivery systems currently unavailable in conventional pharmaceutical manufacturing techniques. More

RIZE introduces XRIZE full-color desktop industrial 3D printer and new materials

Nov.8, 2018 - Boston-based additive manufacturing company, RIZE, has announced the launch of a new full-colour desktop industrial 3D printer, the XRIZE, along with two new materials, RIZIUM CARBON and RIZIUM ENDURA, and the RIZE CONNECT cloud platform. More

Designer Beer Holthuis creates Paper Pulp Printer that uses paper pulp instead of plastic

Nov.7, 2018 - Designer Beer Holthuis wondered why there isn't more sustainable materials for 3D printing. He has figured out that sopping wet paper could be one of the best materials and created the world's first 3D printer that uses paper pulp instead of plastic. More

Simplify3D V 4.1 adds new capabilities for multi-material 3D printers

Nov.7, 2018 - Simplify3D announced the release of Version 4.1 of its 3D printing software. 'The new version includes extended capabilities for multi-material 3D printers, intelligent toolpaths for improved print quality, and expanded customization options for greater control over the printing process. More

BASF Venture Capital invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab

Nov.6, 2018 - BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Shanghai based Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers in China. Prismlab has developed a patented printing process that is characterized by a very high printing speed, high level of precision and lower printing costs. More

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