3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

ACEO launches milestone multimaterial silicone 3D printing technology

In 2015, leading chemicals company Wacker Chemie introduced its 3D printing solution for silicones as the trademark ACEO brand. Using on a Drop-on-Demand inkjet approach, the...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 24, 2017

Brunel 3D prints world first wearable battery for charging on the go

Cell phones, laptop computers, electric cars…so much depends upon portable power. Airports, train stations and even fast food restaurants have all taken note of this trend,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 24, 2017

A world first, NHS combined bone graft and 3D printed implant surgery

A patient at Morriston Hospital in Wales has been the first in the world to receive a jaw reconstruction surgery combining traditional bone grafts and 3D printed Titanium implants...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 24, 2017

Mixed Dimensions fabricates digital reality with 3D printing services

Mixed Dimensions, makers of the cloud-based file fixing software MakePrintable, has launched the beta-stage Fabrelic Marketplace for designers to 3D print their digital creations...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 24, 2017

3D printing news Sliced, Trumpf, Norsk Titanium, Konami and NuVasive

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Spee3d, the University of Pittsburgh, the Virtual Curation Laboratory, Charles Darwin University, Norsk Titanium, ...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 23, 2017

How to cut FFF 3D print times in half by the University of Michigan

Engineers at the University of Michigan’s Smart and Sustainable Automation Research Laboratory (S2A Lab) have landed an algorithm capable of keeping layers in check at up 10...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 23, 2017

UNH develops 3D printable metamaterial for camouflage and drug delivery

A weaving chain of interlocking shapes demonstrates a new material design that has the potential to create smarter medical and electronic devices. Created by researchers at the...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 23, 2017

First ever Polysulfone mold for Chinook helicopter part successfully 3D printed

A Polysulfone (PSU) mold, claimed to be the world’s first, has been successfully 3D printed and used to produce an oil drip pan for a Chinook, Boeing Vertol’s twin engine...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 23, 2017

Henkel to open multi million euro 3D printing facility in Ireland

German chemical giant and consumer goods company Henkel will be launching a multi million euro 3D printing facility in Tallaght, Ireland, a location chosen for its proximity to...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 23, 2017

Bad news for GE (except in 3D printing), good news for Stratasys

This week has seen mixed news for two of the world’s largest 3D printing OEMs. Market leader Stratasys had its shares upgraded by Susquehanna from a price target of $22 to $31....

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 22, 2017

FAA to launch eight-year additive manufacturing road map

Filed for review in late September, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has developed a draft Additive Manufacturing Strategic Roadmap, advising businesses of adequate...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 21, 2017

Aectual 3D printing a floor for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

3D Printing Industry asked Dutch company Aectual a few questions about how they plan to 3D print a floor for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in November. The 3D printing technology...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | October 20, 2017

$5 million funding regenerates CollPlant’s 3D printed organ development plans

Israeli regenerative medical materials developer CollPlant is to move ahead with its long-term “rhCollagen” project of developing 3D printed transplantable organs,...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | October 20, 2017

Ambionics 3D printed prosthetic arm for infants enters clinical trials

Infant developmental research shows that children under the age of two are more likely to naturally accept the use of an external prosthetic limb than those who are older. The...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 20, 2017

3D printed device studies the life of flies for a better understanding of AI

The Gilestro Lab at Imperial College London specializes in the study of sleep and how it affects our everyday lives. By focusing on this particular aspect of animals and humans,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | October 20, 2017