3D Print Revolution

By Greg Lawrence | Amazing 3D print stories and news from around the globe.

Munich’s StoneFlower Introduces Ceramic 3D Printing KIT

Options for 3D printing enthusiasts have expanded significantly just in the past few years. No longer relegated just to fabricating smaller objects …

Rapid 3D printer performs 10 times faster than commercial technologies

<b>Capable of printing parts in minutes rather than hours, the MIT-developed 3D printer device could make additive more viable for mainstream …

3D Printing Turns Plastic Trash Into Public Furniture

Dutch designers are giving Amsterdam's plastic trash a second life by creating 3D-printed benches out of discarded plastic bags.<p>The "XXX" plastic …

Microsoft Just Made Its First 3-D Printing Investment In This Startup

Porsche and the venture capital arms of Microsoft (msft) and Siemens have invested $30 million in 3-D printing startup Markforged, highlighting how …

How 3D printing and robotics are being used to treat bone cancer

Medical technology is taking another major step in the treatment of bone cancer.<p>The tumours, known as sarcomas, often affect children, adolescents …

Cancer

Migo 3D Printer Launching On Kickstarter Soon

Makex has this month unveiled a new 3D printer it has created which will soon be available to back via Kickstarter into different sizes offering a …

3D Printing and Medical Equipment

The healthcare industry is transforming with new and improved 3D printing technology. From simply printed parts of a medical device to complex 3D …

US Virgin Islands

3D printed stainless steel bridge to be installed in the Netherlands

Researchers at the Imperial College London are working with a 3D printing company called MX3D to create the world’s largest 3D printed metal …

Alan Turing

Brit mum becomes first cancer patient in world to have 3D printed artificial jaw after huge tumour is cut out

A British cancer patient is the first in the world to have her jaw reconstructed with a 3D printed implant.<p>Debbie Hawkins had part of her lower jaw …

Cancer

iPen 3D Printing Pen Designed For Children From $49

Wincoud have designed a new 3D printing pen aptly named the iPen, which has been specifically designed for children and is a low temperature 3D …

VIT Laser Sintering 3D Printer

Natural Robotics has launched a new high quality laser sintering 3D printer this week in the form of the VIT 3D printer which is taken to Kickstarter …

Gear & Gadgets

Rolls-Royce Could 3D-Print the Bodies of Future Cars, CEO Says - The Drive

Rolls-Royce Could Use 3D Printing to Build Future Car Bodies, CEO Says<p>But don't think that'll make them any cheaper.<p>Rolls-Royce<p>Will Sabel …

One-legged parrot named Pete is supported by 3D printed prosthetic foot

A 34-year-old parrot named Pete can stand and waddle again thanks to a 3D printed prosthetic boot. The blue-crowned mealy Amazon parrot lost his left …

Birds

Meet the man using 3D printing in Cornwall to turn broken fishing nets into shoes and car parts - Cornwall Live

From broken fishing nets to shoes, clothes and even car parts or racing yachts, one man is on a mission to revolutionise the 3D printing industry …

Sustainability

3 Tips on Additive Manufacturing from the European Space Agency

Lightweight 3D-printed metal structure manufactured by the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre, which recently established a new "one-stop shop" …

Amazon buys 3D body scanning startup Body Labs for estimated $50-70M

Oct 5, 2017 | By Benedict<p>International online shopping giant Amazon has acquired New York City startup Body Labs, a specialist in 3D body scanning. …

Collaboration and 3D Printing Streamline Boat Production

Even though large scale additive manufacturing is becoming more common, it’s still no less impressive to see what it can produce. Massive objects can …

3D Printing

Darwin's new faster, cheaper 3D printer begins producing metal parts

Parts of your car may one day be printed in Darwin, with a world-first 3D printer pumping out bespoke metal parts in a matter of minutes.<p>The …

Australian Universities

NASA Catalog of 3D Printable Models Continues to Grow, Now Includes Easy to Assemble Model Kits

While NASA is primarily known as the United States civilian government agency that launches spacecraft, explores space and conducts research aboard …

Polish Company Glaze Prosthetics Offers Customizable 3D Printed Prosthetics

Obviously, it’s not the easiest thing to be missing a limb – even if you have prosthetic devices that can help you perform different tasks and …

Prosthetics

Ultimaker Introduces Ultimaker Cura 3.0, with Plenty of New Features for Better 3D Printing

Ultimaker is a popular company with a lot to offer, and its appeal goes far beyond just its 3D printers. Its open source Cura software is loved by …

3D Printed Titanium Mach 0.8 Rocket Powered Drone

3D printing gives manufacturers the power to create parts that cannot be built cost-effectively with other processes. In this video, Mark Kirby, …

Drones

This 3D Printer, Designed Specifically for Architects, Is Surprisingly Easy to Use

Have you ever spent hours calibrating the nozzle of a 3D printer or preparing a print-ready file – only to find that the model has failed because of …

Beetle Sculptures Encrusted with Minerals by Nozomi | Colossal

<p>Paris-based artist Nozomi created these glistening beetle specimens through a process of digital sculpting, 3d printing, and good old-fashioned …

Art

A parametric model to 3D print housekeys from photos

It's been nearly a decade since the first proof-of-concept demos showing that keys could be reproduced on 3D printers from distant, angled photos …

Cory Doctorow

Benefits and Challenges of 3D Printing in Aeronautics and Automotive Industries

From needs to solutions, the technology on display at last week’s IN(3D)USTRY event at Fira Barcelona kept the focus on today’s developing realities …

Manufacturing

3D Printing Eliminates the ‘Look, Don’t Touch’ Rule for Archaeologists, Students & Museum Visitors

It’s been well established at this point that 3D printing is making a significant impact on industry around the world, whether you delve into …

Formlabs Introduces New Biocompatible 3D Printing Resin for Long-Term Dental Use

When it comes to 3D printing for dental applications, SLA 3D printing is the way to go. The technology has the necessary precision and surface finish …

3D Printing

SuperHuge 3D lion

Case Study<p><b>The Brief</b><p>For JWT London: To SuperHuge 3D print a large lion sculpture and develop a patterned, textured finish taking inspiration from the …

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