3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3D printed components rocket with Indian satellite launch

Wipro, an Indian IT services corporation has successfully collaborated with German additive manufacturing giant EOS to produce a 3D printed functional metal satellite component....

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 4, 2017

Could 3D scanners replace CT and MRI? Study demos in situ bone repair

In case studies all around the world, 3D printing is growing as an effective method of making patient-specific medical implants. Typically, these implants are made based on data...

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

University of Southampton 3D printers solve million year old flipper mystery

In a story reminiscent of the mythical Loch Ness Monster, researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have used 3D printing to uncover facts about the plesiosaur, that...

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

Havenlabs releases open-source Utility Band to help amputees

New York-based not-for-profit Havenlabs has announced the release of its Utility Band assistive device. The open-source 3D printed device currently has two different preset...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 4, 2017

NASA’s Refabricator recycling 3D printer makes space the place for green materials

Robust and refrigerator-like, the ‘Refabricator’ is poised to lead NASA’s recycling initiative for astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Set...

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

Royal Navy unveils 3D printed “Nautilus 100” mothership concept

Earlier this year, the Royal Navy ran the Nautilus 100 challenge together with UK Nest, a not-for-profit Technology forum that “promotes the Engineering, Science and Technology...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 2, 2017

Swinburne microspheres could be key to sustaining 3D bioprinted cells

In 3D bioprinting for tissue regeneration, the goal is to deposit living cells into an environment as close as possible to the human body. One of the key ingredients for...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | September 1, 2017

Materialise and Tailored Fits go off-piste in 3D printed wearables market

From its beginnings in the 1990s, Materialise has been a pioneer in 3D printing supply chains and applications. Its founder and CEO, Fried Vancraen considers 3D printing...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | September 1, 2017

Layer One tease Atom FDM/SLA 3D printer specifications and pricing

Layer One, creators of the Atom line of 3D printers, have teased the details of a forthcoming machine that can 3D print using both FDM and SLA technology. Speaking to 3D Printing...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | September 1, 2017

Jabil becomes first commercial customer of DragonFly 2020 3D printer

3D printed electronics company Nano Dimension (NASDAQ: NNDM) has announced its first commercial partnership with global manufacturing services firm Jabil (NYSE: JBL). The...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 31, 2017

XYZprinting combines inkjet and FDM: the da Vinci Color 3D printer pricing and technical specifications

XYZPrinting, developer of the da Vinci line of 3D products, has announced the launch of a new full-color 3D printer. Aptly named, the da Vinci Color is capable of 3D printing 16...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 31, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced HP, Deloitte, Ultimaker, SLM Solutions, Dacuda, Danfoss

Our 3D printing news digest today includes news about HP, Deloitte, Ultimaker, SLM Solutions, Dacuda and Danfoss. Lasers for Lubeck SLM Solutions Group, a German Selective Laser...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 31, 2017

UTEP thesis investigates missing pigment in 3D printed skin

New research looks at how 3D printed skin can be made from a patients own cells and used as a skin graft or other medical treatments. Composed of three primary layers, each...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 31, 2017

How an autonomous vehicle maker slashed the supply chain with 3D Printing

3D printing is gaining wider use in the automotive sector. A new case study shows how Local Motors, an autonomous and open source vehicle manufacturer, is using 3D printing to...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 30, 2017

Fraunhofer launches “SLM in Green” project for 3D printed copper

Known for its malleability and typically ductile composition, copper is a seemingly ideal material for metal 3D printers. In addition, the metal exhibits a level of  thermal...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 30, 2017