3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

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

Sigma Labs triples Q2 revenue in latest report for FY 2017

After a three month period of strategic activity, metal 3D printing specialist and rapid prototyping provider Sigma Labs Inc. (NASDAQ:SGLB) has released results for the second...

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

BYU 3D prints first of its kind sub 100 micron microfluidic chip

Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU), Utah, are “deliberately trying to start a revolution” in the way chemical testing devices are made. Using a custom built...

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

Shapeways co-founder and CEO steps down

Shapeways has announced that Co-Founder and CEO Peter Weijmarshausen will be replaced by COO Tom Finn. Weijmarshausen will remain on the Shapeways board while Finn will serve as...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 15, 2017

Harvard-MIT liver chip narrows gap between in vitro and in vivo drug tests

3D bioprinting, microfluidics and hydrogel scaffolding combine in the latest liver tissue research by a team of scientists attributable to seven institutions from across the globe...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 14, 2017

GE investigate the speed of metal 3D printers through higher power lasers

Since acquiring majority stakes in Arcam and Concept Laser with the industry’s biggest deal to date, GE has become a driver for the development of world leading metal 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 14, 2017

Stratasys 3D prints a Crab World

Stratasys and Artem Ltd have used 3D printing to create highly realistic miniature houses and shells for its ‘Crab World’ TV campaign. The advert for UK property website, Zoopla,...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 14, 2017

3D printing at India’s FabLab CEPT

This is an article in our new series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and reporting on ways to get involved with 3D printing. 3D Printing at FabLab CEPT...

3D Printing Industry | Tanveer Khorajiya | August 14, 2017

KNTU researchers make 3D printed decoder for the brain

The laboratory for Integrated Circuits and Systems (ICAS) at Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Iran, has developed a 3D printed device capable of recording...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 14, 2017

Made In Space 3D prints first-ever extended objects in a space-like environment

In March we reported on a system and method for assembling a spacecraft such as a satellite in space from Made In Space. Now photos and more details are available demonstrating...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 11, 2017

Remix 3D update offers new way to experience 3D modeling

Where the Windows 10 Creators Update lost one of its oldest applications, MS Paint, it gained a 3D successor in Paint 3D. Microsoft hopes that a key ingredient to the success and...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 11, 2017

H.C. Starck’s AMPERPRINT additive manufacturing metal power program announced

Based in Laufenburg and Goslar, Germany the metal powder producer H.C. Starck Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders GmbH has announced a new range of metal powders for additive...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | August 11, 2017

The future of 3D printing for the supply chain by Len Pannett

This is a thought leadership article in our series looking at the future of 3D printing. Len Pannett is an operational strategy consultant at Visagio Ltd, where he helps...

3D Printing Industry | The Future of 3D Printing | August 11, 2017

3D Printing RCs with Jason Suter AKA Ossum

This is an article in our new series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and reporting on ways to get involved in 3D printing. I have been making things for as...

3D Printing Industry | Jason Suter | August 11, 2017