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Boeing to Open New 3D Printing R&D Facility in Scotland with NMIS

Cash just continues to be infused into 3D printing, particularly in aerospace, with the introduction of new facilities continuing around the world. Now, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) in…

3D Printing Custom Hearing Device Parts at 2X Efficiency with Figure 4

3D printing has made significant impacts in nearly every industry, and on every scale too. This includes markets many may not have considered, unless they had a need for products…

3D Printing and COVID-19: DreamLab Under Investigation Due to Customer Complaints

While many additive manufacturing operations may have appeared to be booming earlier in the spring, 2020 is turning out to be a bad year for DreamLab Industries. This is true…

Origami Inspires 3D Printed Soft Robotics

Researchers from China have been inspired by origami structures and materials, leading them to the more complex development of robotics, as presented in the recently published “Origami spring-inspired metamaterials and…

Magnesium Phosphate Aid Bone Regeneration for 3D Printed Implants

International researchers continue the trend toward overcoming challenges in bone regeneration, sharing the results of their study in the recently published “Tough magnesium phosphate-based 3D-printed implants induce bone regeneration in…

Stratasys PolyJet Used for Direct-to-Textile 3D Printed Clothing

As a longtime industry leader in 3D printing, Stratasys is usually associated with quality technology, accompanied by forward-thinking users bringing us a wide range of complex projects. Associated with everything…

Cryogenic 3D Printing Improves Bioprinting for Bone Regeneration

Researchers from China continue in the quest to improve methods for bone regeneration, publishing their findings in “Cryogenic 3D printing of dual-delivery scaffolds for improved bone regeneration with enhanced vascularization.”…

Wabtec and HP Partner on Facility for Railway 3D Printing

From spare aircraft parts to interior décor, nearly entirely 3D printed car prototypes, and train parts that can be printed out easily rather than tracked down years after they may…

Authentise & Addiguru Launch In-Process Monitoring for 3D Printing

Philadelphia-based Authentise and Addiguru (Metairie, LA) are combining their talents and experience in a collaboration that will integrate in-process monitoring into additive manufacturing workflows with the extension of their Authentise…

Researchers Introduce New LITA Method of Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Researchers from the University of Delaware are combining thermoset polymers with carbon fiber to make a composite for their new technique: localized in­plane thermal assisted (LITA) 3D printing. Carbon fibers…

3D Printing Silica Aerogels for Small Scale Applications

International researchers working with the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), led by Shanyu Zhao, Gilberto Siqueira, Wim Malfait and Matthias Koebel, are exploring new ways to…

Peopoly Releases Bigger, Faster Phenom XXL DLP 3D Printer

Peopoly has been receiving positive feedback as a 3D printer developer and manufacturer since the launch of its Moai SLA 3D printer in 2017. Continuing on with their Phenom series,…

Equinor Uses Offshore Drone Delivery for 3D Printed Spare Parts

3D printing has been connected to numerous other progressive technologies—many of which are evolving on parallel paths, and often intersecting too. Drones are a good example, as they often seem…

New Silicone 3D Printing Opens up Applications for Robotics, Medicine, Wearables

The fabrication of soft devices is evolving further, with the completion of recent research performed by US scientists. With the results published in “3D printable tough silicone double networks,” the…

6 3D Printed COVID Face Masks Don’t Stand up to Scrutiny

It may be true that “no good deed goes unpunished,” evidenced as members of the 3D printing community rushed to help with a lack of personal protective equipment and much-needed…

Forest Scientists 3D Print Lignin for Sustainable Light Construction

The term forest scientist may be a new one for much of the general public, but it applies to the study of new materials for 3D printing in a very…

Multi-Axis 3D Printing Technique Improves FDM Strength Over 2X

International researchers have created a novel framework for strengthening 3D prints by aligning filaments, detailing their study in the recently published “Reinforced FDM: Multi-Axis Filament Alignment with Controlled Anisotropic Strength.”…

3D Printed Orthotics for Kids Reduce Production Times by 40 Percent

In a recent case study released by Moscow-headquartered Thor3D, we see how their Calibry 3D scanner made a huge difference in the production of foot orthotics for children in Germany….

ExOne to Partner with Xometry to Offer Metal Binder Jetting

The ExOne Company, manufacturer of sand and metal 3D printers for binder jetting technology, has announced that they will be partnering with Xometry—known for its custom manufacturing marketplace in the…

FATHOM Acquires GPI, Direct Metal 3D Printing Provider

FATHOM has just acquired leading metal 3D printing services provider GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services LLC (financing provided by Monroe Capital LLC). Headquartered in Lake Bluff, IL, GPI is a…

Azul 3D Raises $12.5 Million for Large, Fast HARP 3D Printing Technology

Azul 3D, known for its ongoing development of high area rapid printing (HARP) technology, is certainly not lacking in financial resources—or faith from investors. Having just raised another $12.5 million…

FAA Grants $3 Million to Study Variances in Aerospace Metal 3D Printing

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is offering a $3 million grant to Auburn University’s National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME). Over the next two years, researchers will be studying…

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Sushi Chef Needs Your DNA for Your Personalized 3D Printed Food

3D printed food is always a grand source of fascination for readers (and writers). You may have decided to check out this article because you love 3D printing, love sushi,…

Icon Announces $35 Million Funding Round for House 3D Printing

Icon Technology, Inc., headquartered in Austin, TX, has announced a $35 million series A funding round. Along with this comes some new promises too related to plans for 3D printing…