3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3D printed flying fish holds the secret for tandem airplane design

Japanese researchers have 3D printed a flying fish model to improve the design of tandem airplanes. The ribbon halfbeak flying fish has been analyzed by Dr ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 6, 2017

Service King employs 3D printing for car bumper repairs

American auto repair company Service King has implemented 3D printing to improve its operations. Using a 3D printer, the company has innovated its bumper repair ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 6, 2017

Seems fishy? 3D printing with shrimp holds key to self-healing wearables

Researchers have 3D printed a new biopolymer made from shrimp - the results may change the the way things are made. Applications of the conductive self-healing ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 6, 2017

Latest innovations in 3D printing design from the 3D Pioneers challenge

The winners of the 3D Pioneers design challenge (3DPC) have been announced. The challenge showcases the latest innovations in 3D printing design. The seven different winners ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 5, 2017

Scientists 3D print Parkinson’s medicine for first time with UV inkjet 3D printing

New research into 3D printed medicine has shown - for the first time - that a combination of inkjet printing and UV curing can produce, ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 5, 2017

3D printed Third Thumb prosthesis gives superhuman abilities

Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate Dani Clode has 3D printed a mechanical third thumb prosthetic which aims to both extend a person's abilities and challenge the ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 5, 2017

GE Aviation and ATI developing meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing

Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) has formed a joint venture (JV) with GE Aviation. The GE Aviation and ATI venture will  develop “a new meltless ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 5, 2017

Marking Pet Remembrance Day with 3D Printing

Today, 5th July, is Pet Remembrance Day. People across the UK will remember companion animals that have died. Using the twitter hashtag #PetRemembranceDay many will ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 5, 2017

Marking Pet Rememberance Day with 3D Printing

Today, 5th July, is Pet Rememberance Day. People across the UK will remember companion animals that have died. Using the twitter hashtag #PetRemembranceDay many will ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 5, 2017

3D printed heart valve could improve heart surgeries of the future

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers, together with the Piedmont Heart Institute, have created a patient-specific heart valve model using a 3D printer. In a bid to improve...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 5, 2017

The future of 3D printing by Barbara Hanna founder and CEO of Cyant

Barbara Hanna is the founder and CEO of Cyant. The company connects art and technology, to foster learning, creativity and engagement. Cyant are working on a ...

3D Printing Industry | The Future of 3D Printing | July 5, 2017

Lockheed Martin investing in future of 3D printing at MSU, wins $73M F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Contract

Lockheed Martin, the global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company, will invest $1 million in a new additive manufacturing lab at Metropolitan State...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 5, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: Apple, ESA, Olaf Diegel, Kodama, Potent Rope

Slicing the 3D printing news today, we feature: Apple, the European Space Agency (ESA), Olaf Diegel, Kodama, I3D Innovation, Donald Papp and his Mister Screamer, ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 4, 2017

Startup Prevolve 3D prints custom-fitted BioRunners – lightweight running shoes

Seattle-based startup Prevolve has launched its first 3D printed shoe product. The BioRunners are focused on performance with a custom design based on the user's ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 4, 2017

Mexican students use 3D printer to create synthetic bone implant

Students from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico have used a 3D printer to create scaffolds for synthetic bone material. The synthetic material ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 4, 2017