Chinese Hospital Fights Cancer; 3D Printed Surgical Models Allow Safety & Precision

Chinese Hospital Fights Cancer; 3D Printed Surgical Models Allow Safety & Precision

Countries, governments, and leaders around the world do not always see eye to eye on everything, to say the least. When it comes to cancer though, nearly all of us have been affected and are hoping for a cure–no matter where we live. While most of us are relegated to donating and helping to raise […]

Countries, governments, and leaders around the world do not always see eye to eye on everything, to say the least. When it comes to cancer though, nearly all of us have been affected and are hoping for a cure–no matter where we live. While most of us are...
LPW Technology Studies Micro-Cracking Issue in Metal 3D Printing

LPW Technology Studies Micro-Cracking Issue in Metal 3D Printing

As 3D printing with metal continues to rise in popularity around the world and on all user levels, the conversation deepens as well. LPW Technology has been extremely involved in metal 3D printing—not only in creating metal powders but analyzing them as well. They have helped other companies to use metal powders, as well as producing […]

As 3D printing with metal continues to rise in popularity around the world and on all user levels, the conversation deepens as well. LPW Technology has been extremely involved in metal 3D printing—not only in creating metal powders but analyzing them as well. They...
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Make Strides in 3D Printing Prototypes for Telescoping Structures

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Make Strides in 3D Printing Prototypes for Telescoping Structures

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon have been working to make strides in improving new ways to model telescoping structures, specifically in making curves. Their goal is to continue where original telescope makers left off, leaving a legacy of technology that the research team sees as still ‘relatively unexplored.’ They have created new models, both mathematical and […]

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon have been working to make strides in improving new ways to model telescoping structures, specifically in making curves. Their goal is to continue where original telescope makers left off, leaving a legacy of technology that the...
South Korean Surgeons Use 3D Printed Guides for Removing Cancer & Rebuilding Jawbone in One Surgery

South Korean Surgeons Use 3D Printed Guides for Removing Cancer & Rebuilding Jawbone in One Surgery

If you or a loved one have been affected by cancer, then you know how devastating the disease can be, taking millions of lives around the world each year. As so many individuals offer whatever support they can, and researchers diligently work to find cures and better treatments, new technology is helping to give patients […]

If you or a loved one have been affected by cancer, then you know how devastating the disease can be, taking millions of lives around the world each year. As so many individuals offer whatever support they can, and researchers diligently work to find cures and better...
Belgian Researchers Develop 3D Printed Wand for Foot Kinematics

Belgian Researchers Develop 3D Printed Wand for Foot Kinematics

Recently I was at an orthopedist’s appointment with my son, having his shoes fitted with some inserts to relieve discomfort in the boots he wears while traversing around Colorado flyfishing. I couldn’t help but ask the orthopedist what he thought about 3D printing in his industry. His response was enthusiastic, indicating that he had seen […]

Recently I was at an orthopedist’s appointment with my son, having his shoes fitted with some inserts to relieve discomfort in the boots he wears while traversing around Colorado flyfishing. I couldn’t help but ask the orthopedist what he thought about 3D printing in...
X-FAB: Marines Evaluate Portable 3D Printing Facility for Maintenance Battalions

X-FAB: Marines Evaluate Portable 3D Printing Facility for Maintenance Battalions

While it may seem that nearly every type of industry today is making use of 3D printing, this applies to the US military also. And while they may employ creativity while making new parts just like everyone else, most US government offices and aspects of the military have detailed plans and long-range goals for how […]

While it may seem that nearly every type of industry today is making use of 3D printing, this applies to the US military also. And while they may employ creativity while making new parts just like everyone else, most US government offices and aspects of the military...
US Army Forges Ahead in Their Commitment to 3D Printing

US Army Forges Ahead in Their Commitment to 3D Printing

There are so many examples today that demonstrate the impact 3D printing is having all over the world, and in so many different areas of industry. But if you wonder what the true potential for the future of 3D printing technology is, just take stock of its biggest fans. While we report on many different […]

There are so many examples today that demonstrate the impact 3D printing is having all over the world, and in so many different areas of industry. But if you wonder what the true potential for the future of 3D printing technology is, just take stock of its biggest...
Make to Care 2017 Contest Calls for Projects, Finalists to Attend Maker Faire Rome

Make to Care 2017 Contest Calls for Projects, Finalists to Attend Maker Faire Rome

While the Make to Care contest is one that instills a sense of healthy competition in young creators around the world—as well as inspiring them to innovate—it is also one that brings forth inventions capable of changing the lives of individuals in need. Last year, the Make to Care initiative called for entrants to design […]

While the Make to Care contest is one that instills a sense of healthy competition in young creators around the world—as well as inspiring them to innovate—it is also one that brings forth inventions capable of changing the lives of individuals in need. Last year, the...
Protosthetics and c2renew Partner to Create 3D Printing Filament for Definitive Prosthetic Sockets

Protosthetics and c2renew Partner to Create 3D Printing Filament for Definitive Prosthetic Sockets

What makes 3D printing so interesting—and so downright fascinating—is that it allows individuals and companies of all sizes to create parts and objects that might not be possible at all otherwise. And although we have certainly seen a wide range of 3D printed prosthetics, often with accompanying and incredibly heartwarming stories, there is still much […]

What makes 3D printing so interesting—and so downright fascinating—is that it allows individuals and companies of all sizes to create parts and objects that might not be possible at all otherwise. And although we have certainly seen a wide range of 3D printed...
Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted many applications for different patents for inventions, utility models, software copyrights, and more. As […]

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted...
Japan: id.arts Releases 3D Printed Kitchen Simulation Models

Japan: id.arts Releases 3D Printed Kitchen Simulation Models

Japan-headquartered id.arts focuses on helping others design major projects. Their latest innovations involve the use of 3D printing to simulate the building of a kitchen, and you don’t have to be a contractor or architect to find this innovative work completely fascinating in miniature. And while we have followed news from many different companies using […]

Japan-headquartered id.arts focuses on helping others design major projects. Their latest innovations involve the use of 3D printing to simulate the building of a kitchen, and you don’t have to be a contractor or architect to find this innovative work completely...
ARMI Experimenting with 3D Printing Cancer Cells in Next-Generation Biofabrication Efforts

ARMI Experimenting with 3D Printing Cancer Cells in Next-Generation Biofabrication Efforts

Although 3D printing and the future are consistently mentioned together, what is already happening in the here and now is of great importance—and inspiration. We see 3D printing being used in many different types of industry, as well as factories for mass production already. Engineers are also using 3D printing to create parts for rocket […]

Although 3D printing and the future are consistently mentioned together, what is already happening in the here and now is of great importance—and inspiration. We see 3D printing being used in many different types of industry, as well as factories for mass production...
2017 Red Dot Award Winner Sees 3D Printing as Future of Fashion

2017 Red Dot Award Winner Sees 3D Printing as Future of Fashion

3D printing is often touted as the technology of the future. As it progresses, we will continue to see innovation and changes in manufacturing we simply never imagined. Nearly every industry is already seeing an impact though, whether minor or major, and designer Maria Alejandra Mora-Sanchez is quick to point out that she sees 3D […]

3D printing is often touted as the technology of the future. As it progresses, we will continue to see innovation and changes in manufacturing we simply never imagined. Nearly every industry is already seeing an impact though, whether minor or major, and designer...
US Naval Research Lab's Latest Version of Stackable CICADA Drone Features 3D Printed Fuselage

US Naval Research Lab's Latest Version of Stackable CICADA Drone Features 3D Printed Fuselage

No matter the user level, 3D printing and drones seem to go hand in hand—and the technology just keeps progressing. From camera drones to cargocopters to delivery services, it has become obvious that the potential for these machines—in all sizes—is definitely something to get excited about, as well as a bit wary. This technology represents […]

No matter the user level, 3D printing and drones seem to go hand in hand—and the technology just keeps progressing. From camera drones to cargocopters to delivery services, it has become obvious that the potential for these machines—in all sizes—is definitely...
Researchers Use Laponite to Improve 3D Printing with Hydrogels

Researchers Use Laponite to Improve 3D Printing with Hydrogels

3D printing has touched nearly every industry today. What the average consumer or hobbyist may not be aware of though is that within each of those industries, 3D printing and other progressive technologies are creating entirely new realms. Science and medicine are a prime example, demonstrating so many different ways that 3D printing can change […]

3D printing has touched nearly every industry today. What the average consumer or hobbyist may not be aware of though is that within each of those industries, 3D printing and other progressive technologies are creating entirely new realms. Science and medicine are a...
MyMiniFactory: 3D Printing Trends for July 2017

MyMiniFactory: 3D Printing Trends for July 2017

The 3D printing industry has bloomed into one that generates billions of dollars, and that is only expected to grow–with fierce competition continuing to mount across the globe. Today, you have your choice of affordable hardware, software, accessories, and a range of materials that will leave you awestruck. And while we enjoy learning what types […]

The 3D printing industry has bloomed into one that generates billions of dollars, and that is only expected to grow–with fierce competition continuing to mount across the globe. Today, you have your choice of affordable hardware, software, accessories, and a...
Disney Research Uses 3D Printing to Bring Animated Characters to Life

Disney Research Uses 3D Printing to Bring Animated Characters to Life

As one would expect, the team at Disney Research is very familiar with 3D printing, and has of course used the technology for countless innovations. They have been behind the creation of complex 3D printed mechanical characters and 3D printed humanoid robots, as well as a 3D copier and even a 3D knitting compiler. Most […]

As one would expect, the team at Disney Research is very familiar with 3D printing, and has of course used the technology for countless innovations. They have been behind the creation of complex 3D printed mechanical characters and 3D printed humanoid robots, as well...
High-Strength 3D Printing Sees Roboze Named Among World's 500 Most Innovative Deep-Tech Startups

High-Strength 3D Printing Sees Roboze Named Among World's 500 Most Innovative Deep-Tech Startups

Italy’s Roboze has recently had the great privilege of being selected by Parisian non-profit Hello Tomorrow as one of the top 500 most innovative startups in the world in their annual challenge. The Roboze One+400 3D printer was the qualifying project for the Italian company, with over 4,000 projects being chosen from overall. I wasn’t too surprised to hear […]

Italy’s Roboze has recently had the great privilege of being selected by Parisian non-profit Hello Tomorrow as one of the top 500 most innovative startups in the world in their annual challenge. The Roboze One+400 3D printer was the qualifying project for the Italian...
Founders of Arduino Take Back Their Company, Musto Replaced as CEO

Founders of Arduino Take Back Their Company, Musto Replaced as CEO

Whether you dabble in 3D printed electronics or are passionate about numerous, intricate projects, you are likely familiar with Arduino. Begun as a project in 2003 for Italian students, the open-source electronics platform now gives DIY inventors everywhere the access and affordability required to incorporate microprocessors and controllers into their work. Most makers around the […]

Whether you dabble in 3D printed electronics or are passionate about numerous, intricate projects, you are likely familiar with Arduino. Begun as a project in 2003 for Italian students, the open-source electronics platform now gives DIY inventors everywhere the access...
PHYTEC 3D Prints PCB Prototypes in One Day with Nano Dimension's DragonFly 2020 3D Printer

PHYTEC 3D Prints PCB Prototypes in One Day with Nano Dimension's DragonFly 2020 3D Printer

As beta testing recruitment for the Nano Dimension’s DragonFly 2020 3D printer ended recently, we gained some insight into a few of the companies that have been working with Nano Dimension, and what variety of applications they would find it useful for in making electronic boards. As one of the beta testing companies, and third […]

As beta testing recruitment for the Nano Dimension’s DragonFly 2020 3D printer ended recently, we gained some insight into a few of the companies that have been working with Nano Dimension, and what variety of applications they would find it useful for in making...
LightFab: Selective Laser Etching, Subtractive 3D Printing with Transparent Materials

LightFab: Selective Laser Etching, Subtractive 3D Printing with Transparent Materials

The LightFab 3D printer is for makers and inventors who are involved in more complex projects, aspiring to work with glass as well as etching. The Germany-headquartered company has created a multi-faceted machine in the LightFab, which includes all the following along with the 3D microscanner: High precision 3-axis system for stepping FS-laser Camera and […]

The LightFab 3D printer is for makers and inventors who are involved in more complex projects, aspiring to work with glass as well as etching. The Germany-headquartered company has created a multi-faceted machine in the LightFab, which includes all the following along...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q3 2017 Offer New Categories & Industry Insights

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q3 2017 Offer New Categories & Industry Insights

There are certainly plenty of reports within the 3D printing realm—or any industry for that matter—that are pretty dry reading. 3D Hubs manages to make hardware, materials, and geography darned interesting though, and enough so that I look forward to it. Previously it was a monthly treat, but as of last summer 3D Hubs announced […]

There are certainly plenty of reports within the 3D printing realm—or any industry for that matter—that are pretty dry reading. 3D Hubs manages to make hardware, materials, and geography darned interesting though, and enough so that I look forward to it. Previously it...
New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a fly on the […]

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a...
CP Glass Turns to 3D Printing to Expand Their Glass Packaging Designs

CP Glass Turns to 3D Printing to Expand Their Glass Packaging Designs

3D printing has such a long reach in industry today that it is impossible to predict what will happen next. All you can do is sit back and enjoy the ride—and marvel at the changes that are being made, as well as the impacts that will continue for decades. Now, CP Glass S.A. (a subsidiary […]

3D printing has such a long reach in industry today that it is impossible to predict what will happen next. All you can do is sit back and enjoy the ride—and marvel at the changes that are being made, as well as the impacts that will continue for decades. Now, CP...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken her on an unprecedented journey into a world of new technology and industry that few are […]

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken...