3D Printing

This startup built an affordable 3D bioprinter from a Monoprice Select Mini

Oct 21, 2017 | By Julia<p>As we enter the age of affordable desktop 3D printing, one company is keen to show that inexpensive bioprinting is the next …

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UK startup Plumen wants to light your home with new 'Ruche' 3D printed lampshades

Oct 21, 2017 | By Tess<p>Plumen, a UK-based lamp and lighting company, has teamed up with designer and engineer Hook Phanthasuporn to develop a series …

3D

SelfCAD Brings 3D Modeling, Slicing and Other Functions Together in One Easy Program

A lot of software is involved in 3D printing. Modeling software and slicing software are only two of the types of programs regularly used in the 3D …

3D

Sex doll creator: ‘I can make them have a baby’

The Spanish scientist believes that it’s only a matter of time before human and robot marriage is commonplace, and he’s even hatched a plan for how …

Nanotech

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" …

Manufacturing

3D Printed Mask Gives a Tiny Turtle a New Face

Many of the animals in zoos have important jobs that go beyond just hanging around and allowing themselves to be stared at by visitors. Several of …

3D

University of Michigan professor doubles 3D printing speeds using vibration-mitigating algorithm

Oct 20, 2017 | By Benedict<p>The <b>Smart and Sustainable Automation Research Laboratory</b> of Chinedum Okwudire, an Associate Professor of Mechanical …

University of Michigan

Aectual 3D printing a floor for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

3D Printing Industry asked Dutch company Aectual a few questions about how they plan to 3D print a floor for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in …

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Thermwood & collaborators 3D print PSU helicopter mold using LSAM technology

Oct 20, 2017 | By Tess<p>A joint team from Purdue University’s Composites Manufacturing and Simulation Center, Thermwood Corporation, Applied Composite …

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October 20, 2017

We have a lot of news to share with you in this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, ranging from 3D printers and spinal implants to new …

3D

This robot-run 3D printing farm is the future of light manufacturing

Even small businesses are now running lights-out facilities using robots and automation<p>A 3D printing farm in Brooklyn needed to scale up to handle …

Robots

Relativity Space wants to launch rockets for 90% less with 3D printing

A new startup called Relativity Space founded by two aerospace engineers wants to use massive 3D printers to produce rockets without humans required on the factory floor, with the ultimate aim of driving the price of rocket launches down from their current rate of around $100 million to just about …

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Modular design gives 3D printer CNC carving and laser engraving capabilities

Coming from a Korea-based company, the Mooz system's modular design offers different heads for single color 3D printing, multicolor 3D printing, …

3D

Google Moon Shot Stands to Give Industrial 3-D Printing a Boost

In what promises to be one small step for space travel, and one giant leap for the next generation of manufacturing, an Israeli startup is planning …

Manufacturing

A Ukrainian pastry chef is making geometric desserts using a 3D printer

Dinara Kasko is an architect turned pastry chef.<p>She uses a computer modelling software to make intricate moulds which she then 3D prints and uses for her cakes.<p>Dinara started using the 3D technique two years ago. She is now known all around the world for it.<p><i>Produced by Claudia Romeo</i>

Baking

New-look city library opens

Fresh facility: The library has re-opened after a revamp that includes electronic shelves and self-serve kiosks.<p>THE newly-refurbished Newcastle …

Street Parties

New design for more efficient solar cells takes inspiration from black butterfly wings and 3D printing

Have you heard the theory about a butterfly’s wings flapping in one part of the the world and causing a hurricane in another? A recent 3D printing …

Clean Energy

Crowdfunding Spotlight - Dice of Pirates

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Dice of Pirates<p>/ October 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Tabletop Features, Tabletop Games<p>The latest entry into the category of games …

Board Games

Dubai's 3D world: Immensa CEO Fahmi Al Shawwa

Imagine a future without warehouses, in which items – ranging from vintage car parts to consumer goods and even dental implants – are swiftly …

3D

MOD-t (2nd Gen) and Platonics Ark

We like to keep you informed about the latest 3D printing technology campaigns on well-known crowdfunding sites, such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. …

3D

5 Industries 3D Printing Will Disrupt in the Next 10 Years

It's already begun.<p>3D printing technology has come a long way in the recent years, and it's really started to mature in terms of both its capabilities and its real world applications. It's no longer just theoretical - it's practical in a wide variety of instances, and that's good news for both 3D …

Innovation

These nipples just went for a stroll with the help 3D printing and stop motion animation

DBLG, a creative agency based in London, celebrated its 10th anniversary with a cheeky passion project. Teaming up with animation studio Animade, …

Stop Motion

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

Feeling Supersonic: SPEE3D on its new metal 3D printing technology

×<p>Byron Kennedy with SPEE3D's LIGHTSPEE3D printer.<p>The number of low-cost metal printing technologies that have arrived on the market over the last …

Australian Universities

Stargate 3D printer could help Relativity Space build rockets on Mars

Orbital launch company Relativity Space plans to use “Stargate,” which it says is the largest metal 3D printer in the world, to fabricate rockets on …

3D

Could Barcelona Become the World’s Additive Manufacturing Hub?

From the air, the city of Barcelona itself looks like it could have been 3D-printed.<p>When it comes to manufacturing and the impending fourth …

Manufacturing

World's first 3D-printed bridge opens in the Netherlands

The Netherlands just made history by officially opening the world’s first 3D-printed bridge. On Tuesday, Dutch officials celebrated the opening of …

Design

A Next Generation Tool: Design for Additive Manufacturing featured at Local Motors

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Manufacturing

Voladd 3D Printer Launches From €499

The Voladd 3D printer is now available to back via Kickstarter and has already blasted past its pledge goal of €25,000 in just the first few days of …

3D

Matter MOD-t 3D Printer Designed To Make Printing Easy (video)

The team of developers and designers at New Matter have unveiled their second-generation 3D printer the New Matter MOD-t 3D Printer, designed to make …

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