3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3D printed suckerfish grip could take explorers into The Great Unknown

Since August 5th 2012 the Mars Curiosity Rover has been live tweeting its movements from the surface of the red planet to almost 4 million followers all around the world. Back on...

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

A preview of 3D printing at the 2017 TCT Show

This time next week Birmingham NEC in the UK will be jam packed full of over 250 exhibitors from all across the 3D printing industry. The TCT Show is a free event open to anyone...

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

HRL 3D prints high-strength aluminum solving ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles

HRL has developed a 3D printing technique for high-strength aluminum alloys. The additive manufacturing method can used with variants of Al7075 and Al6061. The work opens the door...

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

SLM Solutions announces largest single contract in the history of company

SLM Solutions Group AG, has received an order worth up €43 million ($52M USD). The deal is for 50 machines from the SLM 280 series of metal additive manufacturing machines. The...

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

3D printing news Sliced GE, Stratasys, Renishaw, Rolls-Royce, Autodesk and EOS

In this 3D printing news digest, we have updates from Hinckley, A*Star, Rolls-Royce, UBC Okanagan, BioBots, University of Saskatchewan, Fraunhofer IPA, GoPrint3D, EOS, Candid,...

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

ExOne expanding customer base with new 3D printable stainless steel

The ExOne Company, a global provider of binder jetting 3D printing systems, services and materials, has today released a new metal feedstock to help broaden the company’s...

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

NASA engineers test first multi-alloy 3D printed rocket part

Toward the development of its next generation space exploration vehicles, NASA has significantly ramped up efforts to incorporate 3D printing in component design. In July, the...

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

Structo and Materialise release Printworks Pro aimed at digital dentistry market

Materialise and Structo have announced that they are releasing Structo Printworks Pro, aimed at the digital dentistry market. The software builds upon Materialise’s existing...

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

T3D launches Kickstarter for low cost cell phone powered SLA 3D printer

T3D, a visible wavelength light-sensitive chemical resin development specialist headquartered in California, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its first 3D printer. A novel...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | September 19, 2017

Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer now available at a lower price

The Sinterit Lisa was the first affordable desktop SLS 3D printer. Initially launched in 2015 – after a lengthy period of R&D – the Lisa is now available at a...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | September 19, 2017

Simone Leonelli on the Blurred Boundaries between art, fashion and 3D printing

When art, fashion and 3D printing come together, the results can be simultaneously fascinating and perplexing. At the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Simone Leonelli...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 19, 2017

VTT Finland develops 3D printed device for advanced wound care

Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer in the world. It is the primary compound in the cell walls of green plants, and is typically used to make paper and cardboard. At...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | September 19, 2017

EMO 2017 Hannover opens with 3D printing from Renishaw, 3D Systems, EOS, Mazak, DMG Mori and Add Up

Industry 4.0 takes center stage in Hannover this week as the world’s largest metalworking trade fair opens. 3D Printing Industry has spoken with, and reviewed some of the leading...

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

McGill University scales bio-inspired armor gloves with 3D printing

Fishing for new materials suitable for creating impenetrable body armor, François Barthelat and his research group at McGill University have encountered the alligator gar –...

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

€220k funding boost for German 3D printed cardiac stent research project

In 2015, coronary heart diseases killed 7.4 million people worldwide. Additive manufacturing technologies may now hold the key to drastically reducing this number, as the NewGen-...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 18, 2017