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Nanoparticles enable on-demand SLS 3D color printing

Scientists at the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) have published a new research paper, showing a way to 3D print colored objects …

IDC: Worldwide 3D printing spending to reach $23B in 2022

Aug 6, 2018 | By Thomas<p>Worldwide 3D printing spending will reach $23B in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing …

Formlabs Introduces Ceramic Resin and Changes Everything

There will be ceramic objects coming out of your Form 2 3D printer soonFormlabs formally announced a new ceramic resin for the Form 2 3D printer …

The Plan to Put a 3-D Printer With Robot Arms Into Orbit

Space is indifferent to your suffering. It doesn’t care that it’ll freeze you to death unless you’re wearing a fancy suit, or that even before …

What is 3D Printing? The definitive guide

3D Printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. There are different 3D printing technologies …

Multiphoton Optics Achieves One of the Finest 3D Printing Resolutions

Formlabs makes high-quality, automated 3D printing more affordable

The Fuse 1 and Fuse Cell aim to bring selective laser sintering printers mainstream.<p>Your basic hobbyist 3D printer (technically known as Fused Deposition Modeling or FDM) is great for rapid prototyping because, while the objects it prints are a bit rough, the system and its associated printing …

Roboze Experimenting With Metal-Plated 3D Printed Parts

Blockchain Technology Brings Watertight Security To Additive Manufacturing

One of the main concerns for proponents of additive manufacturing technology is the threat of cyber hacking. A company named Cubichain plans to …

formnext: 3D Systems Demonstrates Digital Molding System and Unveils New Materials

The 3D Systems team is in Frankfurt, Germany this week at formnext, busy driving home the details on how digital manufacturing is superior to …

3D printed filters bring more drinking water to Mexico

shares<p>As The Rime of the Ancient Mariner goes: <i>‘Water, water, everywhere, / Nor any drop to drink’.</i> When written in 1797, Coleridge couldn’t have …

3D-Printed Hyperelastic Bone Is Like Duct Tape For Bone Surgeons

HB, as it is known, is made from a mixture of hydroxyapatite—the main component of teeth and bones—and a polymer. The mixture can be 3D-printed into …

A Roundup of the Coolest 3D Printed Products from the A’ Design Awards

Fabulous high heels, an attachable bone healing stimulator, and a futuristic bow tie are just some of the brilliant designs from the past three …

3D-printed 'hyperelastic bone' could be the future of reconstructive surgery

New material is promising, but has yet to be tested in humans<p>A new synthetic material called hyperelastic bone, or HB, could be "the next breakthrough" in reconstructive surgery, new research shows. The HB can be implanted under the skin as a scaffold for new bone to grow on, or used to replace …

This Designer Quit Architecture To Make Incredibly Cool Pastry

Dinara Kasko uses 3D printing and 3DSMax. But she’s making cake, not buildings.<p>Dinara Kasko spent her entire adult life studying to be an architect. But when it came time for her to actually start designing buildings, something about it left her cold. So she improvised. Now, the 27-year-old …

MakerBot unveils first new 3D printers since 2014

BROOKLYN - MakerBot is back in the 3D printing hardware game, but it's shifting away from consumers.<p>Almost a decade after inventing the home 3D …

3D Printing

Can This Startup Take 3D Printing From Plastic Gimmick To Design Sophistication?

Othr collaborates with world-class designers to 3D-print home goods in bronze, porcelain, and steel.<p>Four years ago, on a whim, Joe Doucet decided to 3D-print a steel fork.<p>A designer and entrepreneur, Doucet was regularly sending designs to 3D printing companies so they could test his prototypes. …

Lowe's Home Improvement 3D service expands 3D metal printing options with ExOne collaboration

Aug 25, 2016 | By Alec<p>In a few years from now, 3D printing could be so accessible and so widely used that people just go to their local hardware …

See how artist Heather Kegel creates stunning 3D printed porcelain ceramics

Aug 29, 2016 | By Tess<p>While we have written about a number of 3D printed ceramics projects, it is not often that we get an in depth glimpse at the …

A prescription for preventing 3D printing piracy

Roy S. Kaufman Contributor<p>Roy S. Kaufman is editor-in-chief of Art Law Handbook: From Antiquities to the Internet, author of two books on publishing contract law and the managing director of new ventures at Copyright Clearance Center.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Is the US Supreme Court decision …

Intellectual Property

New Method of 3D Printing Electronics Transforms Electric Properties with a Flash of Light

The 3D printing industry never gets old – not yet, anyway. There’s too much that’s new every day, and I hope it stays that way. One particular …

One professor’s quest to 3D scan every fish in the sea

If you were wondering what a mottled sculpin looks like, there are plenty of pictures available online. But while they may satisfy a curious tidepooler, the discerning ichthyologist demands more. That’s why a professor at the University of Washington is getting full 3D scans of every fish in the …

These 3D-Printed Cameras Are So Tiny They Can Be Injected Into Your Brain

The medical and surveillance applications are enormous.<p>This teeny little camera lens from the University of Stuttgart is so small it can be slipped over the tip of a strand of fiber optic. The three-lens camera, which can focus as close as 3 millimeters, is so tiny that it can be injected—complete …

This Artist Is Biohacking The Body To 3D-Print Fantastical Human Bones

By DJ Pangburn4 minute Read<p>Synthetic bone grafts–made of calcium phosphate ceramics, or from bone harvested from patients or cadavers–are nothing …

The 3D Printing Era is Here

319shares<p>Rapid prototyping services over the years has proven itself in the product development environment. It has allowed companies, irrespective …

How 3D printed coral structures could help save our coral reef ecosystems

Jul 9, 2016 | By Tess<p>For those who still doubt the effects of global warming and climate change, a quick look at the state of the world’s coral reefs …

Multi-material 3D printer aimed squarely at professionals

3D printers capable of churning out multi-material, multi-colored objects in a single print run can take up quite a bit of office space, and can also …

Björk performs first ever VR live stream show wearing 3D printed mask by Neri Oxman

Jun 30, 2016 | By Tess<p>Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk is no stranger to forward thinking fashions and provocative performances, having been a …

The slow, sad, and ultimately predictable decline of 3D printing

I happen to own a 2004 model, a family car with a turbo (don't ask). Way back in December, before everyone started wondering whether 3D printing was on the deadpool, I tested out a MakerBot Replicator Mini for a few weeks. It was a heady time printing out Darth Vader replicas from Thingiverse and …

Living tissue 3D printing: Breakthrough could lead to creation of new organs

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOLResearchers at the University of Bristol have developed the bio-ink from stem cells<p>Researchers at the University of Bristol have …