3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Nikon Metrology qualifies 3D printed hip implants at Ortho Baltic

As previously reported in relation to 3D printed pills and medical devices, product certification and qualification is a challenge to the progress of additive manufacturing in...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 7, 2017

Cardiac conduction system visualised using 3D printing

New research is using 3D printing to advance understanding and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms. The heart is the most important organ in the human body. Understanding how the...

3D Printing Industry | Ben Irons | August 7, 2017

U.S. Navy’s 3D printed CICADA drone is ready to drop

Equipped with a 3D printed fuselage, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) CICADA drone is ready for a commercial partner to take the technology to the next level....

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 7, 2017

The future of 3D printing by Paul Guillaumot, CEO Spare Parts 3D

This is a thought leadership article in our series looking at the future of 3D printing. Paul Guillaumot is the founder and CEO of Spare Parts 3D, a start-up founded in June 2015...

3D Printing Industry | The Future of 3D Printing | August 7, 2017

3D printing saves $2700 per surgery finds new research

Using 3D printing, a team from the University of California San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital has reduced surgery time by approximately 25 percent. The project focused on...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 7, 2017

Pick your dream date with 3D printed Model Males from Match.com

In a twist reminiscent of classic 90s board game Electronic Dream Phone, or its precedent Mystery Date, Match.com’s latest campaign is asking women to pick their dream dates...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 4, 2017

Colorado 3D bioprinting models layer of the eye associated with blindness

Glaucoma is a common condition affecting approximately 60.5 million people around the globe. As an irregularity in fluid flowing around the eye it clouds the retina, causing...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 4, 2017

3D printing now in Minecraft’s beta update ‘Better Together’

Microsoft has updated Minecraft and now 3D printing is part of the blocky world. ‘Better Together’ is the name of the beta release that works with Remix 3D, a Microsoft...

3D Printing Industry | 3D Printing Industry | August 4, 2017

A 3D printed $40 open-source microscopeGlobal Challenges Research Fund

Researchers at the UK’s University of Bath have designed an open source microscope prototype. The 3D printed microscope is intended to make educational tools more accessible...

3D Printing Industry | 3D Printing Industry | August 4, 2017

16 year old invents 3D printed eye test for preventing blindness in diabetics

Kavya Kopparapu, a 16 year old student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia, has invented a 3D printed device that can detect signs of degenerative...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 4, 2017

Fireworks from Lawrence Livermore as lab publishes latest metal 3D printing insights

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have released a report on the behaviour of metal particles inside powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printers. The study has...

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

3D Systems has “work to do”, revises forecasts – market reacts badly

3D printing industry earnings season continues with financial results from 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), and the stock market is not reacting well to the news. The company’s share price...

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

Fresh off the 3D printer: metal parts for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of multinational automotive corporation Daimler (ETR: DAI), has announced the production of its first metal 3D printed spare parts. The components...

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

ACEO officially launches Open Print lab

WACKER CHEMIE AG, has announced that their ACEO Open Print Lab is now officially open in Burghausen, Germany. WACKER is a leading chemical manufacturing company. The ACEO campus...

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

Stratasys ready to ship the H2000 3D printer previously introduced at IMTS as the Infinite Build 3D demonstrator

Scott Sevcik, Stratasys vice president for manufacturing solutions, has revealed further details about the status of the Stratasys H2000 3D printer, demonstrated as the Infinite...

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