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Taiwan unveils its first 3D Metal Printer for jewellery production, 50% cheaper than current systems | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 21, 2015 | By Alec

Over the past few years Taiwan has been steadily working to create a reputation as an island of 3D printing innovators, and it …


Shapeways Launches Pilots Hub & New Pilot Materials — Aluminum, Black Nylon & More

If you 3D print you know how important materials are. As I always like to say, it’s the stuff that stuff is made of. Shapeways knows this well, which …


Introducing the World's First 3D Printer for Clothing

Images and GIFs courtesy of the engineers

The future of fashion has long intersected with the field of 3D printing, from latticed 3D printed swimsuits to bacteria-infected space gear. With Electroloom, garment-making moves even futher forward—while simultaneously getting back to basics—through …

Design Engineer

3D Printed Sandstone Tiles Open Gateway to Beautiful Possibilites for Prefabrication

Sandstone has been used in construction since ancient times. Until now, if you wanted an impressive structure created from sandstone you only had two …


The All New Series 1 Pro 3D Printer, Available in Packages of 1, 6, or 60

At RAPID 2015, San Francisco-based Type A Machines unveiled its latest printer, the Series 1 Pro bundled with a one year license of Autodesk Fusion …

Fab Lab

Surgeons 3D Print a Copy of a Woman’s Tibia to Straighten Her Severely Deformed Leg

We’ve seen heartwarming stories of 3D printing coming to the aid of medical professionals around the globe, by providing tools for success, in …


The Last Wood-Bender, Kai Flexes His New Wood 3D Printing Filament

It’s almost been three years since Kai Parthy, a German inventor with quite a story, brought wood and plastic together as filament. Released in …

3D Printing

Researchers develop new 3D printing process to enable objects to glow in the dark | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 21, 2015 | By Simon

Along with all of the new developments we’ve been seeing with various additive manufacturing methods, so too have we been …


The Focus 3D Printer is Portable, Multifaceted, & Delicious?

At the end of last year, Davide reported that a company called 3D By Flow was going to be releasing a 3D printer with all of the fixings for …


GrabCAD Challenge Looking for the Next 3D Printed CubeSat

Okay Makers, start your engines!

You’ve got until June 22 to submit an entry to the CubeSat Challenge for Aerospace Engineers and Students through …

3D Printing

A graphene-based 3D scanner can reveal the inner secrets of artworks | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 20, 2015 | By Alec

Everyone who has spent hours designing their own 3D printable creations will have reached that one point where they dream of …

3D Printing

Software Architect Creates an Amazing Ultimaker 2 Aluminum Extrusion 3D Printer

When you think about the big names within the desktop 3D printing industry, the two that stick out the most are MakerBot and Ultimaker. While …


Con3D Consortium 3D prints a life-sized sofa to demonstrate new 3D printer for buildings | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 20, 2015 | By Simon

While it may still be a little bit of a ways off, one of the more fascinating applications for additive manufacturing has been …


BEEVERYCREATIVE with 4 New 3D Printers, 1 New 3D Printing Device

While many have long boasted the aesthetic beauty and engineering of the BEETHEFIRST 3D printer, it’s been about two years since BEEVERYCREATIVE has …

Fab Lab

First Ever Bioink For Production of Human Cartilage and Seeding of Human Chondrocytes

In Gothenburg, Sweden, a small start-up lead by two young entrepreneurs (Erik Gatenholm & Ivan Tournier) is taking a revolutionary step in the …


Graphene and BioElastomer Inks Could Result in 3D Printed Neurons

What if you could 3D print a brain or a working neurosystem? It’s not outside the realm of the possible – at least in a structural sense – as a new …


MarkForged material testing results reveals even stronger carbon fiber, fiberglass & nylon filament specs | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 20, 2015 | By Simon

Of all of the technological advancements that we’ve seen with various forms of additive manufacturing, one of the most …


Columbia’s Cocreat3D Unveils Their Stylish Prosthetic Arm Prototypes

While working 3D printed hands and mechanical limb replacements have been getting a lot of attention lately, in reality they aren’t really for …


Create the perfect shoes for your feet: Volumental uses 3D scanning for footwear sizing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 19, 2015 | By Simon

Since they have become more affordable and accessible for small businesses and consumers, one of the most popular uses for 3D …


Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer adopts 3D printing for watch design and development | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 19, 2015 | By Alec

People following the wristwatch industry would’ve been very excited to visit the Basel Watch Fair 2015, where all the major …


The Body Beautiful

The statue of Venus de Milo, on display in the Louvre, embodies the ancient Greek ideals of beauty. That connotation has remained so strong that for a …


This Incredible Fully Functional 3D Printed Motorcycle will be Unveiled at RAPID 2015 This Week

As the world begins to come to grips over the fact that someone has already 3D printed a fully functional car, and that surgeons from across the …


Taiwan professor unveils ice cream 3D printer that can make 10 cm tall soft serve ice creams | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 18, 2015 | By Alec

‘Yours is bigger than mine!’ It’s an unavoidable and common sound heard around ice cream vendors. Children are especially prone …

Soft Serve

3DiTALY's 3D printed Eggform furniture blends craftmanship with modern technologies | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 18, 2015 | By Simon

Historically speaking, Italy has one of the most rich and diverse cultures in the history of design and craftsmanship - thanks …


Move Over Titanium, 3D Printed Bone Implants are Here

By Tarun TampiIn the rapidly transforming world of medical technology, the best material that was available till now for 3D printed bone implants was …


Grace Du Prez’s 3D Printed Vases Show the Magic Possible with the 3Doodler Pen

I did not think it was possible to make it any more difficult for me to wait patiently for the arrival of my 3Doodler 2, but that was before I saw …


Fox encourages people to 3D print Jason Statham’s face for new 'Spy' movie campaign | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 17, 2015 | By Simon

Although we’ve seen how 3D printing can radically change how we think about everything from hardware design and development to …

Jason Statham

GE fires up all-3D-printed jet engine

It's one thing to 3D-print something as advanced as a jet engine, but it's another to fuel it up and push the start button. That's the step that GE …


Researchers develop new 3D bioprinting technique for engineering joint cartilage | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 17, 2015 | By Simon

It’s no secret that of all of the advancements in additive manufacturing technologies, those that involve 3D bioprinting are …


Announcing NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Having a roof over your head is pretty important, and that gets even more important when the roof is the only thing that’s keeping the solar radiation off, and the air inside. But packing that roof — and the walls to go with it — away in a spacecraft that’s heading to the Moon or Mars takes up …