3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3D printing Proto-pasta to create magnetic donut transformers

What happens when you combine 3D printing, donuts and iron? Researchers from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota have used an FDM 3D printer to create ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 11, 2017

Rice University initiates capillary growth with 3D printable gelatin hydrogel

Existing in their billions and responsible for exchanging water, oxygen and carbon dioxide between blood and tissue, capillaries are at the core of the human body. As ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 11, 2017

New research advances liquid metal 3D printing, “10x faster at 1/10th cost”

Aluminum has a fascinating history, yet 3D printing with the material has proved problematic. Guests of Napoleon III could expect to eat from gold or ...

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

Arkema expands resin production for 3D printing with its Sartomer facility in China

French chemical and materials company Arkema is expanding its production of 3D printable resins at its subsidiary Sartomer's Nansha facility in China. Arkema will increase total...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 11, 2017

High speed Carima C-CAT 3D printer to enter mass production, claims 30% faster than Carbon

C-CAT is a 3D printer technology tipped to be up to 400 times faster than other digital light processing (DLP) techniques currently on the market. First ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 11, 2017

Innovate UK launches Graphene Special Interest Group, calls for participation

Advances in 3D printing with graphene have featured frequently on these pages. Recently we reported on a 3D printed graphene aerogel and earlier this year ...

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

Australian government awards $376,200 to commercialize wire-arc additive manufacturing

Additive Metal Layering Technologies (AMLTECH), a 3D printed metal parts manufacturer based in Adelaide, Australia, has received a share of $8.51 million (USD) in grants ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 10, 2017

Milestone reached in NASA’s 3D printed Mars base challenge

Phase 2 of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is now complete. The U.S. space agency has announced details of teams working on the project that could ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 10, 2017

3D printed breast cancer detector is faster and more accurate than humans

The American Breast Cancer Organisation estimates that over a quarter of million people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017, with 252,710 cases in women ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 10, 2017

NIST researchers hope to remove barriers to 3D printing metal with new machine

A custom built 3D printer may enable wider use of metal additive manufacturing according to researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 10, 2017

Virtual surgery saves the lives of new born babies in the UAE

Every year in the United Arab Emirates approximately 500 babies are born with heart disease. In order to bring this rate down to less than ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 10, 2017

Using 3D printing to upcycle in the circular economy at the University of Luxembourg

In the linear economy raw materials are extracted, goods produced and consumed and then the waste discarded. However an alternative, using 3D printing, is possible according ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 10, 2017

Light-directed assembly using gold nano-rods opens up 3D bioprinting applications

The 3D bio-printing market has seen significant activity in 2017. Several companies are preparing 3D printers for launch and we have frequently reported on academic ...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 10, 2017

Google releases virtual reality 3D modelling software: Google Blocks

Google has launched a new virtual reality (VR) 3D modelling application; Google Blocks. The free application has been released on both Oculus Rift and HTC ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 7, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: Sigma Labs, Stratasys, Versace, Lady of Cao

Today's Sliced 3D printing news features: Sigma Labs, OXYS Corporation, Stratasys, Ricoh, Versace, Lady of Cao, Edwin Fox, VSHAPER, Henry Segerman and Pickle Rick. Sigma Labs ...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 7, 2017