3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Russia launches first 3D printed space craft

Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin has successfully launched the country’s first 3D printed satellite. During a spacewalk from the International Space Station with fellow...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 21, 2017

3D Systems makes a sweet 3D printer deal with CSM Bakery Solutions

3D printing is about to become more prominent in the food industry as 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) has signed a partnership with CSM Bakery Solutions, a global leader in...

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

3D print your own tractor beam with off-the-shelf low cost components

New research from provides instructions on how to build a low cost 3D printed levitator. The device uses acoustic waves to hold samples such as fluids, insects or small electrical...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 21, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: NASA, NCSU, EOS and the solar eclipse

Today in Sliced we have an update on the latest 3D printing developments in research,  business, engineering, medicine and design. This features: NASA, NURBS, RangeVision 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 18, 2017

Chemical giant BASF acquires Innofil3D for its 3D printing strategy

German chemical company BASF New Business (BNB), that announced the forthcoming launch of a dedicated 3D printing company in July this year, has acquired premium filament maker...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 18, 2017

Marines evaluate mobile Fab Lab to expedite repair and supply

The U.S. Marine Corps is evaluating the utility of an expeditionary fabrication laboratory (X-FAB) for on-demand crisis response. A self-contained fab lab, the 20 x 20 foot unit...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 18, 2017

Added Scientific address skills shortage with UK 3D printing courses

Added Scientific is an official spin-out of the Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the University of Nottingham, home to Xaar’s High Speed Sintering (HSS) process and a $...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 17, 2017

Cancer diseased spine replaced by 3D printed vertebrae at Shanghai Changzheng Hospital

In an operation believed to be the first of its kind in the world, surgeons at the Shanghai Changzheng Hospital have replaced a portion of a woman’s spine with metal 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 17, 2017

Free event combines 3D printing and drones

3D printing and drones are on display this week at a central London event. The free event is organised by 3D file-sharing platform MyMiniFactory and Extreme Flyers, leaders in...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 17, 2017

IdiPAZ researchers work with MIT on 3D printed cornea replacements

The Instituto de Investigación Biomédica del Hospital La Paz (IdiPAZ) in Madrid, Spain, is working toward the goal of 3D printing human corneas within the next 5 years....

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 17, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: Pier 9, HP, Johnson Matthey and Tiangong II

In today’s Sliced 3D printing news digest: Renovis Surgical Technologies, Autodesk Pier 9, PrintMyRoute, University of Otago, HP, the University of Illinois at Urbana-...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 16, 2017

Airbus sets sights on space with first 3D Systems printed RF satellite filter

The latest development from a collaboration between 3D Systems and Airbus proves that space is the place for 3D printing. In the redesign of a radio frequency (RF) filter ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 16, 2017

BigRep rising with new appointment in USA

BigRep has appointed Frank Marangell as President of BigRep America Inc. and EVP of Global Sales. Marangell has a long history in the 3D printing industry, having previously held...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 16, 2017

Oxford and Bristol deliver new high resolution method of 3D bioprinting live tissues

In a resin cube on a suspended platform, a glass pipette 3D prints mammal cells as individual droplets of water. The goal of this process is to create three-dimensional tissues...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 16, 2017

LPW to optimize metal 3D printing materials as chair at Lancaster University

Supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering, LPW Technology has launched a research chair in “Alloy and microstructure design for additive layer manufacturing” at...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 15, 2017