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Infographic: The Impact of 3D Printing on Supply Chains

Jul.6, 2013<p>While 3D printing is still in its infancy, it has the potential to change how and where manufacturing takes place. Instead of mass …

3D Printing

It's Almost Worth Breaking Your Arm for this Crazy 3D-Printed Cast

Plaster casts are bulky, obnoxious, heavy, inevitably sweaty, occasionally pink. In short, they are no fun. But this 3D-printed "Cortex" cast could …

Disabled duck gets new 3D-printed foot

When he was born in a high school biology lab last November, little Buttercup wasn't like all the other ducklings: His left foot was turned backward, …

Disability

Custom 3D Printed Star Trek Figures

Not everyone wants to be immortalized forever as a Superhero—some people are just happy being part of a crew. Especially a Starship crew. The 3D …

3D Printshow announces events in London, Paris and New York

Jun.24, 2013<p><b>3D Printshow</b> today announces three new events.<p>3D Printshow London 2013 will take place at The Business Design Centre, Islington across …

3D Printing

Ergonomic Desktop Organizers : 3D-Printed Items

These 3D-printed items were virtually designed, which explains the products' fluidly creative shape. The Robot Domestici by European brand Mario …

Curvy

3D-printing giant bugs out of titanium... for science!

Australia's national science agency is printing out magnified 3D copies of tiny insects in a bid to study them more closely.<p>Australia is known for its overly large bugs, like the up-to-20-inch Titan stick insect. But the country also has tiny insects, like the itsy-bitsy wheat wheevil. Researchers …

3D Printing

US researchers develop 3D printed tiny lithium batteries #3DThursday #3DPrinting

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/06/20/us-researchers-develop-3d-printed-tiny-lithium-batteries-3dthursday-3dprinting/<p>US researchers develop 3D …

How Long Would It Take to 3D Print Your Dream House?

3D printing is all the rage these days. The technology has been used to print a wide range of objects, from shoes and handguns to custom splints for …

What's Holding Back 3D Printing?

The technology made a splash at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, where 3D printers won a “Hottest Emerging Technology” award. <b>Amazon</b> (AMZN) even …

US government support of additive manufacturing reiterated in RAPID Conference opening in Pittsburgh

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers RAPID conference opened with 3 keynotes that reiterated the United States Government’s support of all …

Manufacturing

The Most Realistic 3D Printed Action Figures (Of You And Your Pet)

1<p>Ever since 3D printing became popular, people have had fun body scanning themselves to create 3D replicas. There was a company several months ago …

Replicas

[H]ardOCP: Amazon Launches Online Store for 3D Printers

With all of the Internet chatter about 3D printing this year, it would be handy to know exactly where to find a convenient place to do a little …

Adidas, Nike Utilize Green 3D Printing to Optimize Prototyping

3D printing technology is putting two competitors on the fast track to remarkably rapid production while upping the ante for sustainability. Adidas …

The most realistic 3D-printed portraits we've seen

<i>(Credit: Twinkind)</i><p><b>A pop-up shop in Hamburg, Germany, will let customers get an incredibly lifelike 3D-printed statuette of themselves.</b><p>Who doesn't …

Mini-Me

Is your industry next in line for extinction?

<b><br>“There’s no such thing as a permanently great company or a permanently great industry. All industries rise and fall as do companies. However, there</b> …

Top 10 3D Printed Objects

Things have come a long way from printing 2D, and whilst paper and ink cartridges still have their place – 3D is where it’s at. The world is now …

How 3D printing will rebuild reality

When <i>Star Trek</i> debuted in the mid-60s, everybody geeked out about the food synthesizers. Even my mom, a reluctant but compulsory Trek viewer, …

China develops world's largest laser 3D printer

Jun.10, 2013<p>Back in 2011, China has developed a selective <b>Laser Sintering machine</b> with build volume of 1200mm x 1200mm. According to Dalian Municipal …

3D Printing

BioPrinting, a new wave?

On June 22nd, XinCheJian & Swissnex China are bringing you:<p><i>Workshop and Panel Discussion on 3D Printing and BioMaterials</i><p>The new industrial revolution …

Mastering the Hybrid Factory

Additive manufacturing has been called many things in the last year – disruptor, game-changer, paradigm-shifter, harbinger of the third Industrial …

Manufacturing

How is additive manufacturing adding value?

Few topics are as hot in manufacturing as 3D printing (also termed additive manufacturing). 3D printers spit out bits of metal or plastic in much the …

Pirate3D Helps Africa

How does the world's first full-color 3D printer work? We ask its creators

A few weeks ago, we were absolutely excited over the over the prospect of the ProDesk3D, a full-color 3D printer in the works from a New York-based …

3D Printing

Malibu refresh was sped by 3D printing technologies for rapid prototyping

Selective laser sintering fuses plastic, metal, ceramic or glass powders in cross sections. A laser scans a pattern on the surface of the powder, …

3D Printer & 3D Printer Filament Arrives to Amazon.com #3dthursday

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/06/06/3d-printer-3d-printer-filament-arrives-to-amazon-com-3dthursday/<p>3D Printer & 3D Printer Filament Arrives …

How three companies are using 3D printing | ZDNet

We've already seen how 3D printing is helping the healthcare industry , inspiring change in the food industry , and providing companies like Nike …

Wall Street

3D Printing Firm MakerBot May Be Up for Sale

Perhaps the most well-known startup in the fast-growing 3D printing industry may not be independent for much longer.<p>MakerBot, the 3D printing company …