3D Printing Materials News

Researchers upcycle lignin for sustainable 3D printing with economics in mind

Researchers from the University of Delaware (UD) have released a new research paper exploring ways of economically upcycling biomass into new 3D printing materials. Funded by the...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Friday, Jan 21, 2022 9:55am EST

YouTuber combines speed and style with custom 3D printed Crocs

Insiders and analysts predict the 3D printing trends to watch in our latest series of articles focused on the future of 3D printing. YouTuber Austen Hartley has designed and 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 1:00pm EST

Sturdy Cycles leverages Headmade’s Cold Metal Fusion technology for titanium bike parts

Somerset-based custom bicycle producer Sturdy Cycles has switched the production of its titanium bicycle parts to Cold Metal Fusion technology (CMF) from German 3D printing bureau...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 3:00pm EST

Meltio aims for accessible metal 3D printing with its first wire-based materials range

Meltio, a developer of metal 3D printing hardware, has announced the launch of its own wire-based 3D printing materials range for the first time. The company has historically...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 5:00am EST

Infinite Flex launches new pure copper SLM powder, Alloyed develops 3D printed copper cooling plate

The past month has yielded several announcements from the copper 3D printing sector. Infinite Flex, a Germany-based developer of smart materials, recently launched what it claims...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Jan 17, 2022 6:44am EST

6K and Albemarle partner to develop sustainable lithium battery materials

6K, a developer of specialist 3D printing materials, has signed a joint development agreement with global chemicals firm Albemarle Corporation for the production of novel lithium-...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Friday, Jan 14, 2022 6:42am EST

Carbon Source launches plastic upcycling partner program for 3D printing

Carbon Source, a subsidiary of Washington-based resource reclamation firm CarbonMeta Technologies, has announced a Plastic Upcycling Partner Program for 3D printing service...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 6:55am EST

USNC licenses ORNL method to 3D print nuclear reactor components

The Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has licensed a novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors using refractory materials such as silicon carbide...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 2:57am EST

Onulis solves the issue of hazardous resin disposal with new WRAP printing technology

3D printing system manufacturer Onulis has launched an industry-first machine that’s capable of turning expired UV resin into a safely-disposable solid plastic.  Built around...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 6:43am EST

Texas A&M engineer develops 3D printed models that uncover the secrets behind optimal fracking

A researcher at Texas A&M University has come up with a novel 3D printing-based approach to accurately simulating the hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’ oil and natural gas...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Friday, Jan 7, 2022 6:53am EST

3D printed sustainable lighting transforms Belfast’s historic ‘Entries’

Creative design studio Urban Scale Interventions (USI) has created an immersive lighting piece and soundscape in Belfast’s historic ‘Entries’ using 3D printing and recycled...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Friday, Dec 17, 2021 6:33am EST

Researchers successful in 3D printing new cocoa butter-based meat substitutes

A duo of researchers from Zhejiang University, China, has developed a number of new edible plant-based gel materials that can be used to 3D print meat-like foods. The 3D printable...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Dec 13, 2021 11:15am EST

BMW i Ventures invests in “breakthrough” gel 3D printing developer Rapid Liquid Print

Automotive manufacturer BMW’s strategic investment arm BMW i Ventures has provided seed funding to elastomer 3D printing start-up Rapid Liquid Print (RLP).  Licensed...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Thursday, Dec 9, 2021 6:48am EST

14Trees to build largest 3D printed affordable housing project in Kenya

14Trees, a joint venture between building materials specialist LafargeHolcim and CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, is building Africa’s largest 3D printed...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Monday, Dec 6, 2021 1:49pm EST

Researchers evaluate nanoparticle-infused 3D printed materials from recycled plastic via machine learning

Researchers from the Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology have developed and analyzed 3D printed nanoparticle-infused plastic materials using machine learning techniques...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Monday, Dec 6, 2021 8:26am EST