3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Siemens to bring 3D printed parts to Dubai Metro

Once the world’s longest driverless transit rail network (until 2016 when it was surpassed by the Vancouver SkyTrain) the Dubai Metro transports over 160 million passengers...

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

NTU Singapore cements 3D printing research with sustainable fly ash geopolymer

Moving into Industry 4.0 and the age of cyber physical systems, digital construction is on the rise. Across manufacturing, the use of greener, more efficient materials is also of...

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

The future of 3D Bioprinting by Prof. Gordon Wallace, University of Wollongong

Our series looking at the future of 3D printing continues with a visionary article from Professor Gordon Wallace. Prof. Wallace is a founder and Director of the Intelligent...

3D Printing Industry | The Future of 3D Printing | August 30, 2017

Virginia Tech 3D print the unprintable in Kapton material study

Gelatinous, 3D printed honeycombs and rooks are more resilient than they appear in recent materials research from Virginia Tech. The project has 3D printed, “the highest...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 29, 2017

U.S. Marine’s 3D printed drone is 200 times cheaper than production version

3D printed drone technology has been an emerging area over the past year, with military surveillance use seeing a particular boom. To add to the recent developments in drone...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 29, 2017

Embrapa to test biological activity of Cerrado plants with 3D printers

The Cerrado region in Brazil is a vast tropical savanna encompassing forest, wood and park habitats across 2,045,064 square km. In a new project from Brazilian Agricultural...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 29, 2017

3i-PRINT: racing ahead in automotive additive manufacturing

Vehicle electrification and efficient manufacturing are two rapidly developing fields within the automotive industry, second perhaps only to AI. 3i-PRINT, a collaboration between...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 29, 2017

The hidden promise and challenges of selective laser sintering for plastic 3D printing

Dayton Horvath and Olivia Hentz of Lux Research take a look at opportunities in SLS 3D printing. Despite its decades long history, selective laser sintering (SLS) continues to...

3D Printing Industry | Dayton Horvath | August 29, 2017

Phase two of NASA’s deep space habitat challenge finds a winner in architect & tech firm collaboration

As part of its support for the application 3D printing technology to deep space exploration, NASA has awarded a $250,000 prize to a joint team consisting of members from Foster+...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 29, 2017

Robo 3D establish two-way development agreement with colorFabb

Californian 3D printer developer Robo3D (ASK:RBO) has signed an agreement with Dutch filament producer colorFabb. The partnership is to expand Robo’s distribution base...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 29, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: Otterbox, Sigma Labs, Jaguar and giant LEGO

Today’s Sliced 3D printing news digest features the latest breakthroughs and stories from makers, education, business, design. Highlighted companies include: Otterbox, 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 25, 2017

Dr Tobias Schaedler of HRL labs tells 3DPrintingIndustry how additive manufacturing really is rocket science

In January 2016, Malibu, California-based HRL Laboratories announced that they had developed a new method of 3D printing polymer-derived ceramics into complex shapes. This...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 25, 2017

MyMiniFactory launches Click & Print direct slicing feature for 3D printers

3D model sharing platform MyMiniFactory has launched a new feature to make it even easier for people to 3D print objects. With “Click & Print” functionality, site...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 25, 2017

Matterport raises $5 million to improve and enhance 3D-capture

Matterport has announced that it has secured $5 million towards developing its 3D-capture technology. The California-based company are market leaders in technology that...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | August 25, 2017

OECD say 3D printing will replace traditional machining within 10 years

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has highlighted the potential environmental impact of 3D printing in its report The Next Production Revolution:...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | August 25, 2017