Project Nitrous Uses 3D Printing to Help People with Disabilities In Egypt

Project Nitrous Uses 3D Printing to Help People with Disabilities In Egypt

In 2016, Mohamed El-Hossary and Ahmed Mohsen were running a 3D printing service and marketplace called Etba3ly. When they decided to attend a Maker Faire, things changed for them. At the faire, El-Hossary met Jon Schull, CEO of e-NABLE, which famously makes 3D printed prosthetic hands for those in need around the world. The meeting made […]

In 2016, Mohamed El-Hossary and Ahmed Mohsen were running a 3D printing service and marketplace called Etba3ly. When they decided to attend a Maker Faire, things changed for them. At the faire, El-Hossary met Jon Schull, CEO of e-NABLE, which famously makes 3D printed...
NScrypt Introduces New Factory in a Tool

NScrypt Introduces New Factory in a Tool

Orlando, Florida-based nScrypt is a manufacturer of micro-dispensing and 3D printing systems, and it has just announced the release of its new Factory in a Tool (FiT) for Direct Digital Manufacturing. Factory in a Tool is an integrated system that can digitally fabricate anything from 2D and 3D printed circuits to biological structures, and can […]

Orlando, Florida-based nScrypt is a manufacturer of micro-dispensing and 3D printing systems, and it has just announced the release of its new Factory in a Tool (FiT) for Direct Digital Manufacturing. Factory in a Tool is an integrated system that can digitally...
The Effect of Temperature on 3D Printed PLA Clay Nanocomposites

The Effect of Temperature on 3D Printed PLA Clay Nanocomposites

  In a paper entitled “3D Printing of PLA/clay Nanocomposites: Influence of Printing Temperature on Printed Samples Properties,” a group of researchers investigate the possibility of using a layered silicate-reinforced PLA in 3D printing applications. In particular, they examine the influence of printing temperature in 3D printing clay/PLA nanocomposites. “For this reason, two PLA grades […]

  In a paper entitled “3D Printing of PLA/clay Nanocomposites: Influence of Printing Temperature on Printed Samples Properties,” a group of researchers investigate the possibility of using a layered silicate-reinforced PLA in 3D printing applications....
Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need to be lowered, according to the authors of a study entitled “Mechanical Analysis of Ceramic/Polymer Composite with Mesh-Type Lightweight Design Using Binder-Jet 3D Printing.” In […]

3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need to be lowered, according to the authors of a study entitled “Mechanical Analysis of...
Real Time Rheology System Used In 3D Printing and Bioprinting

Real Time Rheology System Used In 3D Printing and Bioprinting

In a paper entitled “A Real-time Rheological Measurement for Biopolymer 3D Printing Process,” a group of researchers develops a method of measuring the rheological properties of solutions for 3D bioprinting. Rheology is the study of the flow of matter, and the flow rate of 3D printing materials is extremely important to the final object, particularly […]

In a paper entitled “A Real-time Rheological Measurement for Biopolymer 3D Printing Process,” a group of researchers develops a method of measuring the rheological properties of solutions for 3D bioprinting. Rheology is the study of the flow of matter, and...
Dynablock: 3D Prints That Assemble and Disassemble in Seconds

Dynablock: 3D Prints That Assemble and Disassemble in Seconds

In a paper entitled “Dynablock: Dynamic 3D Printing for Instant and Reconstructable Shape Formation,” a group of researchers look at 3D printing in a new way. “Dynamic 3D Printing” is described as a process that “assembles an arbitrary three-dimensional shape from a large number of small physical elements.” It combines the capabilities of 3D printing […]

In a paper entitled “Dynablock: Dynamic 3D Printing for Instant and Reconstructable Shape Formation,” a group of researchers look at 3D printing in a new way. “Dynamic 3D Printing” is described as a process that “assembles an arbitrary...
Rocket Lab and its 3D Printed Rockets Look Toward a Prolific Future

Rocket Lab and its 3D Printed Rockets Look Toward a Prolific Future

Rocket Lab started off 2018 with quite a bang, launching its partially 3D printed Electron rocket from its New Zealand launch site in January. This was the second launch and first successful orbital mission for the rocket, and the company is now gearing up to launch many more rockets – a couple more this year, and […]

Rocket Lab started off 2018 with quite a bang, launching its partially 3D printed Electron rocket from its New Zealand launch site in January. This was the second launch and first successful orbital mission for the rocket, and the company is now gearing up to launch...
Star Duke University Quarterback Returns to the Field Early Thanks to a 3D Printed Brace

Star Duke University Quarterback Returns to the Field Early Thanks to a 3D Printed Brace

Clark Bulleit and Kevin Gehsmann are seniors on the Duke University football team, but they rarely see any time on the field. On September 8th, however, the team’s star quarterback, Daniel Jones, fractured his clavicle and the two benchwarmers finally got a chance to leap into action – but not on the field. Bulleit, a […]

Clark Bulleit and Kevin Gehsmann are seniors on the Duke University football team, but they rarely see any time on the field. On September 8th, however, the team’s star quarterback, Daniel Jones, fractured his clavicle and the two benchwarmers finally got a...
Microlight3D Offers a New Kind of Microscale 3D Printing

Microlight3D Offers a New Kind of Microscale 3D Printing

For 15 years, Patrice Baldeck and Michel Bouriau led intense research and development at the Université Grenoble Alpes. They were working on a two-photon polymerization 3D printing process that would become the basis of Microlight3D, founded in 2016. The process would be the first-ever non-additive two-photon polymerization direct laser writing technology. Microlight3D’s technology allows a […]

For 15 years, Patrice Baldeck and Michel Bouriau led intense research and development at the Université Grenoble Alpes. They were working on a two-photon polymerization 3D printing process that would become the basis of Microlight3D, founded in 2016. The process would...
GE Aviation Becomes the Latest to Adopt Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

GE Aviation Becomes the Latest to Adopt Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform from Dassault Systèmes has been the go-to system of organization for many a business utilizing additive manufacturing, and today the company announced that 3DEXPERIENCE has now been adopted by GE Aviation. GE Aviation, of course, has long been known as the company behind the remarkable 3D printed LEAP fuel nozzle, and has been […]

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform from Dassault Systèmes has been the go-to system of organization for many a business utilizing additive manufacturing, and today the company announced that 3DEXPERIENCE has now been adopted by GE Aviation. GE Aviation, of course, has long...
Singapore Announces Plans for First Portside 3D Printing Facility

Singapore Announces Plans for First Portside 3D Printing Facility

Singapore has been heavily pursuing 3D printing in the past couple of years, and now the country has announced that it will be creating the world’s first 3D printing facility located at a port. Today, an agreement was signed to set up the facility at PSA’s Pasir Panjang Terminal, and it will be used to […]

Singapore has been heavily pursuing 3D printing in the past couple of years, and now the country has announced that it will be creating the world’s first 3D printing facility located at a port. Today, an agreement was signed to set up the facility at PSA’s...
Infill Creates a “Fingerprint” for Tracing 3D Printed Items Back to Their Sources

Infill Creates a “Fingerprint” for Tracing 3D Printed Items Back to Their Sources

In a new study led by the University at Buffalo entitled “PrinTracker: Fingerprinting 3D Printers Using Commodity Scanners,” researchers may have made a breakthrough in how to trace a 3D printed object to the printer on which it was made. It’s believed to be the first accurate method for doing so, and could be extremely valuable […]

In a new study led by the University at Buffalo entitled “PrinTracker: Fingerprinting 3D Printers Using Commodity Scanners,” researchers may have made a breakthrough in how to trace a 3D printed object to the printer on which it was made. It’s...
German Armed Forces Use 3D Printing to Redesign an Obsolete Part

German Armed Forces Use 3D Printing to Redesign an Obsolete Part

The German Armed Forces are working on using 3D printing directly in the field, as described in a study entitled “Characteristics of a metal additive manufacturing process for the production of spare parts.” The plan is to re-engineer machine parts that get worn out during deployment, create a printable file, and send it back to […]

The German Armed Forces are working on using 3D printing directly in the field, as described in a study entitled “Characteristics of a metal additive manufacturing process for the production of spare parts.” The plan is to re-engineer machine parts that...
Researchers Study the Dynamics of Powder Spreading in 3D Printing

Researchers Study the Dynamics of Powder Spreading in 3D Printing

Many things affect the quality of a finished 3D printed part, and in powder-based 3D printing, the spreading of the powder is a key step in determining how well the part will come out. In a study entitled “Revealing particle-scale powder spreading dynamics in powder-bed-based additive manufacturing processes by high-speed x-ray imaging,” a group of […]

Many things affect the quality of a finished 3D printed part, and in powder-based 3D printing, the spreading of the powder is a key step in determining how well the part will come out. In a study entitled “Revealing particle-scale powder spreading dynamics in...
Knife Maker Points to 3D Printing as Alternative Method of Craftsmanship

Knife Maker Points to 3D Printing as Alternative Method of Craftsmanship

48-year-old Stuart Mitchell has been making knives for most of his life, learning from his father as a child and using many of the same tools his parents used in the workshop they acquired in 1980. In recent years, however, Mitchell began to explore alternative methods of crafting knives, which led him to additive manufacturing […]

48-year-old Stuart Mitchell has been making knives for most of his life, learning from his father as a child and using many of the same tools his parents used in the workshop they acquired in 1980. In recent years, however, Mitchell began to explore alternative...
How Accurate is 3D Printing for Reconstructing Forensic Evidence?

How Accurate is 3D Printing for Reconstructing Forensic Evidence?

More than one crime, including multiple murders, has been solved with help from 3D printing, as the technology can help recreate forensic evidence. But in a new study entitled “A Preliminary Investigation into the Accuracy of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in Forensic Anthropology Evidence Reconstruction,” a team of researchers examines just how impactful 3D […]

More than one crime, including multiple murders, has been solved with help from 3D printing, as the technology can help recreate forensic evidence. But in a new study entitled “A Preliminary Investigation into the Accuracy of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in...
Comparing 3D Printed Parts to Parts Produced by High Pressure Die Casting

Comparing 3D Printed Parts to Parts Produced by High Pressure Die Casting

Additive manufacturing has, in many studies, been compared with traditional manufacturing techniques like, for example, injection molding. In a study entitled “The Use of Selective Laser Melting to Increase the Performance of AlSi9Cu3Fe Alloy,” a group of researchers compared parts made with 3D printing to parts made with die casting, using the same material. Aluminum […]

Additive manufacturing has, in many studies, been compared with traditional manufacturing techniques like, for example, injection molding. In a study entitled “The Use of Selective Laser Melting to Increase the Performance of AlSi9Cu3Fe Alloy,” a group of...
3D Printed Metallic Glass Demonstrates Benefits of Both Metal and Thermoplastics

3D Printed Metallic Glass Demonstrates Benefits of Both Metal and Thermoplastics

A team of researchers led by Jan Schroers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Yale, has developed a way to 3D print objects from metallic glass. The material is stronger than metal yet has the pliability of plastic, which makes it extremely valuable. The research is published in a paper entitled “3D printing […]

A team of researchers led by Jan Schroers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Yale, has developed a way to 3D print objects from metallic glass. The material is stronger than metal yet has the pliability of plastic, which makes it extremely...
Chloe Rutzerveld Reflects on Four Years of Mini 3D Printed Vegetable Garden Edible Growth

Chloe Rutzerveld Reflects on Four Years of Mini 3D Printed Vegetable Garden Edible Growth

Imagine not only holding a tiny ecosystem in your hand, but then eating it, in just a bite or two. That’s the concept behind Edible Growth, a 3D printed “mini vegetable garden” created by Eindhoven-based designer Chloé Rutzerveld. Rutzerveld designed the idea back in 2014, and since then, Edible Growth has grown in popularity, having been […]

Imagine not only holding a tiny ecosystem in your hand, but then eating it, in just a bite or two. That’s the concept behind Edible Growth, a 3D printed “mini vegetable garden” created by Eindhoven-based designer Chloé Rutzerveld. Rutzerveld designed...
First Bioprinter to Go to the International Space Station is Destroyed in Accident, But There is a Backup

First Bioprinter to Go to the International Space Station is Destroyed in Accident, But There is a Backup

A mishap has resulted in the first bioprinter to be sent to the International Space Station not quite making it to its destination. Last Thursday, the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-10 crashed due to a malfunction during liftoff. The bioprinter, called Organ.Aut, was to arrive at the ISS and be part of the first experiments in […]

A mishap has resulted in the first bioprinter to be sent to the International Space Station not quite making it to its destination. Last Thursday, the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-10 crashed due to a malfunction during liftoff. The bioprinter, called Organ.Aut, was to...
Agile Space Propulsion Pursues 3D Printing for Rocket Thrusters

Agile Space Propulsion Pursues 3D Printing for Rocket Thrusters

Colorado-based company Agile Space Propulsion was born from the expertise of Daudi Barnes, who has been working in the spacecraft propulsion industry since 1998. Agile Space Propulsion has a specific goal: to design and manufacture rocket engines using 3D printing technology. In particular, Barnes wants to develop thrusters, the small maneuvering engines used in rockets. According […]

Colorado-based company Agile Space Propulsion was born from the expertise of Daudi Barnes, who has been working in the spacecraft propulsion industry since 1998. Agile Space Propulsion has a specific goal: to design and manufacture rocket engines using 3D printing...
A Look at the Properties of 3D Printed Tungsten

A Look at the Properties of 3D Printed Tungsten

Tungsten is a dense, robust metal that has a number of valuable applications, particularly in the chemical industry thanks to its corrosion resistance. Its hardness and extremely high melting point, however, have made it a difficult material to 3D print. In a paper entitled “Effect of processing parameters on the densification, microstructure and crystallographic texture […]

Tungsten is a dense, robust metal that has a number of valuable applications, particularly in the chemical industry thanks to its corrosion resistance. Its hardness and extremely high melting point, however, have made it a difficult material to 3D print. In a paper...
Researchers Evaluate 3D Printability of Different Types of Concrete

Researchers Evaluate 3D Printability of Different Types of Concrete

To 3D print concrete, several parameters must be met. It must be able to be extruded through a nozzle, hold its shape once deposited, and also be able to hold up under the weight of successive layers. In a paper entitled “Evaluation of workability parameters in 3D printing concrete,” a team of researchers measured the […]

To 3D print concrete, several parameters must be met. It must be able to be extruded through a nozzle, hold its shape once deposited, and also be able to hold up under the weight of successive layers. In a paper entitled “Evaluation of workability parameters in...
Rolls-Royce Reveals Demonstrator Engine with 3D Printed Components

Rolls-Royce Reveals Demonstrator Engine with 3D Printed Components

Rolls-Royce has introduced a new technology demonstrator engine called the Advance3. The engine incorporates a total of about 20,000 parts, and has achieved more than 100 hours of testing. Several of the parts have been 3D printed, with others made from ceramic matrix composites, and they have been showing excellent performance. The tests began last […]

Rolls-Royce has introduced a new technology demonstrator engine called the Advance3. The engine incorporates a total of about 20,000 parts, and has achieved more than 100 hours of testing. Several of the parts have been 3D printed, with others made from ceramic matrix...
Digital Metal Introduces Fully Automated Additive Manufacturing

Digital Metal Introduces Fully Automated Additive Manufacturing

          Digital Metal introduced its binder jetting 3D printing technology back in 2013, though its printer, the DM P2500, wasn’t made commercially available until last year. Since its introduction, Digital Metal technology has produced more than 300,000 components, and the printers are capable of producing up to 40,000 components at a […]

          Digital Metal introduced its binder jetting 3D printing technology back in 2013, though its printer, the DM P2500, wasn’t made commercially available until last year. Since its introduction, Digital Metal technology has...
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