3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3D Printing News Sliced: Ultimaker, Höganäs, DuPont, Benchy, Lulzbot, Hyperflesh

In this edition of Sliced 3D printing news, we feature: GE, Arcam, Höganäs, MIT Technology Review, Carbon, Desktop Metal, 3D Systems, Ultimaker, Stratasys, Leapfrog, DuPont, ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 30, 2017

Government contributes over $2M to medical 3D printer center in Québec

The Québec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ) and the CHU Québec-Université Laval network of hospitals has launched a project to open a $2.874 million (USD) medical 3D printing...

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

A1 Filament discusses aspirations following Kickstarter launch

We asked A1 Filament's Bennett Little about the company's plans for the future having launched its kickstarter for superior 3D printing filaments. The North American materials ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 30, 2017

3D printing investor opens Station F, crowns Paris startup capital of the world

Station F, a 34,000 square metre innovation campus for startups, has officially opened its doors in Paris, France. The project is backed by tech and telecom ...

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

New conveyor belt 3D printers Polar3D Flash and Printrbot Printrbelt

3D printing with conveyor belts has seen a flurry of activity this year. Now, Bill Steele of Polar3D has posted several interesting videos featuring new ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | June 30, 2017

DoE grants University of Pittsburgh $1.3 million for 3D printed nuclear sensors

The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has won a grant of $1.275 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE). The fund will ...

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

Metal 3D printing enables bone drill with intricate cooling system

Leibniz University of Hanover researchers have used a metal 3D printer to create a bone cutting drill with an internal cooling system. The Institute of Production ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 30, 2017

Metal 3D printing moves toward more realistic prosthesis for amputees

3D printed artificial limbs are popular projects for makers and organizations around the globe. Computer aided design (CAD) and the cost of materials means that ...

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

ETH Zurich digitally fabricating three-storey DFAB HOUSE with 3D printers and robotic arms

Swiss university ETH Zurich has revealed its proposed construction of a three-storey house using robotic arms and 3D printers. Working with the National Centre of Competence ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 29, 2017

DiY LiDAR and Scandy 3D scanning as Sony set to unveil 3D face scanning at MWC

With news that Sony is set to unveil its latest 3D scanning smartphone technology at Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week, we take a look ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 29, 2017

DARPA to push limits of CAD design with multimillion dollar research program

Siemens, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Michigan State University (MSU) and PARC have been chosen to work on DARPA's TRAansformative DESign (TRADES) research program. The...

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

It’s official, 3D printed graphene aerogel is the lightest material in the world

A 3D printed graphene aerogel has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the "least dense 3D printed structure." Developed at Kansas State University, the ...

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

3D printing enables “world’s first all-electric commuter plane” and “world’s fastest electric race car”

North American 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys is supporting the development of the "world's first all-electric commuter plane," while Belgian 3D printing company Materialise...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | June 29, 2017

Disruptive 3D printing theory and a strategy for market entry

The relationship between 3D printing and economics might well be described with the phrase, “it’s complicated.” Since coining the term Disruptive Innovation in the 1990’s,...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | June 29, 2017

Stratasys extreme challenge award winners take home $11,500 in scholarships

Stratasys has announced the winners of the 13th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. In the competition, secondary and college-level students are tasked with creating,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | June 28, 2017