3D Printable Modular Record Player Lenco-MD Launches on Kickstarter

3D Printable Modular Record Player Lenco-MD Launches on Kickstarter

Just this morning, a Kickstarter campaign launched for the Lenco-MD, a 3D printed record player created by Dutch knowledge-sharing community Qeske, Swiss quality Hi-Fi manufacturer Lenco, and 3D printer manufacturer Reprap Universe (RRU). While the Lenco-MD certainly turns the concept of the classic record player on its head, it’s certainly not the first one to be created with 3D […]

Just this morning, a Kickstarter campaign launched for the Lenco-MD, a 3D printed record player created by Dutch knowledge-sharing community Qeske, Swiss quality Hi-Fi manufacturer Lenco, and 3D printer manufacturer Reprap Universe (RRU). While the Lenco-MD certainly...
Youbionic Combines 3D Printed Bionic Arms with SpotMini the Nightmare Robotic Dog by Boston Dynamics

Youbionic Combines 3D Printed Bionic Arms with SpotMini the Nightmare Robotic Dog by Boston Dynamics

Ever since 2014, Italy-based Youbionic, which was founded by Federico Ciccarese and specializes in robotics and bionics, has been working on its 3D printed, robot-controlled, bionic prosthetic hand. The company started taking pre-orders for the bionic prosthetic two years ago, and has since been making improvements and updates to the original model, even coming out with a […]

Ever since 2014, Italy-based Youbionic, which was founded by Federico Ciccarese and specializes in robotics and bionics, has been working on its 3D printed, robot-controlled, bionic prosthetic hand. The company started taking pre-orders for the bionic prosthetic two...
Results of Daimler and BMW AutoAdd Project Show that 3D Printing for Mass Production in Automotive Industry is Possible

Results of Daimler and BMW AutoAdd Project Show that 3D Printing for Mass Production in Automotive Industry is Possible

Within the framework of the “Photonic Process Chains” funding initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), several partners – two research institutes and five companies, to be exact – are focusing on 3D printing in the automotive industry. The “Integration of Additive Manufacturing Processes in Automobile Series Production – AutoAdd” research […]

Within the framework of the “Photonic Process Chains” funding initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), several partners – two research institutes and five companies, to be exact – are focusing on 3D printing...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: November 23, 2018

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Intech confirmed its first order for Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 3D printer, and Roboze CEO Alessio Lorusso has won a prestigious Ernst & Young award. Moving on, researchers are working on 3D printable thermoelectric materials that can convert heat from the surrounding environment and […]

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Intech confirmed its first order for Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 3D printer, and Roboze CEO Alessio Lorusso has won a prestigious Ernst & Young award. Moving...
Researchers Using 3D Printing to Create Ergonomically Superior Keyboard Switch

Researchers Using 3D Printing to Create Ergonomically Superior Keyboard Switch

According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, repetitive strain injuries, or RSI, from micro tasks like using a keyboard accounted for employees spending 25,000 hours away from work in 2015. That’s why 3D printed ergonomics for keyboards and other computer accessories are often researched. But, a pair of researchers from Ohio […]

According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, repetitive strain injuries, or RSI, from micro tasks like using a keyboard accounted for employees spending 25,000 hours away from work in 2015. That’s why 3D printed ergonomics for...
Researchers Increase Strength of FDM 3D Printed Parts for UAV Applications

Researchers Increase Strength of FDM 3D Printed Parts for UAV Applications

A collaborative team of researchers from Kingston University, the University of Liverpool, and Khalifa University of Science and Technology recently published a paper, titled “Additive Manufactured Sandwich Composite/ABS Parts for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications,” that looks into using sandwich-structured composites with core material fabricated by FDM 3D printing, laminated with a thin, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) […]

A collaborative team of researchers from Kingston University, the University of Liverpool, and Khalifa University of Science and Technology recently published a paper, titled “Additive Manufactured Sandwich Composite/ABS Parts for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle...
UL and Georgia Tech Continue Research Into Impact of 3D Printing Emissions on Indoor Air Quality

UL and Georgia Tech Continue Research Into Impact of 3D Printing Emissions on Indoor Air Quality

In 2015, non-profit safety science company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and its Chemical Research Initiative, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, worked together to conduct a two-year study on desktop 3D printer emissions. Over the course of the study, Dr. Marilyn Black, the Vice President and Senior Technical Advisor at UL Chemical Safety, and the rest […]

In 2015, non-profit safety science company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and its Chemical Research Initiative, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, worked together to conduct a two-year study...
Belgian Startup Introduces Flexible, Transportable, Large-Scale Colossus 3D Printer at formnext

Belgian Startup Introduces Flexible, Transportable, Large-Scale Colossus 3D Printer at formnext

This year’s formnext wrapped up last week in Frankfurt, and many companies were there to showcase their latest products, including Colossus, a multinational 3D printing startup based in Belgium. At the trade fair, the startup introduced its aptly named Colossus 3D printer, which it calls the largest and first fully integrated transportable 3D printer in the […]

This year’s formnext wrapped up last week in Frankfurt, and many companies were there to showcase their latest products, including Colossus, a multinational 3D printing startup based in Belgium. At the trade fair, the startup introduced its aptly named Colossus...
Researchers Combining FDM 3D Printing with Hot-Melt Extrusion for Drug Delivery Systems

Researchers Combining FDM 3D Printing with Hot-Melt Extrusion for Drug Delivery Systems

We’ve often seen 3D printing used to make drug delivery systems, but a trio of researchers from the University of Sussex are combining FDM technology with something called Hot-Melt Extrusion, or HME, to do the same. Deck Khong Tan, Mohammed Maniruzzaman, and Ali Nokhodchi, from the university’s Pharmaceutics Research Laboratory, recently published a paper, titled “Advanced Pharmaceutical Applications of Hot-Melt Extrusion […]

We’ve often seen 3D printing used to make drug delivery systems, but a trio of researchers from the University of Sussex are combining FDM technology with something called Hot-Melt Extrusion, or HME, to do the same. Deck Khong Tan, Mohammed Maniruzzaman, and Ali...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2018

Continuing with the week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, or rather formnext 2018 News Briefs, we’ve got more announcements coming from the huge trade fair, which just ended today in Frankfurt. 3D Systems introduced two new 3D printers and a new material, while Solvay showcased its two new medical grade filaments. ViscoTec revealed […]

Continuing with the week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, or rather formnext 2018 News Briefs, we’ve got more announcements coming from the huge trade fair, which just ended today in Frankfurt. 3D Systems introduced two new 3D printers and a...
Sandvik Showcased Customer Use Cases at formnext, Continues to Invest in Metal 3D Printing

Sandvik Showcased Customer Use Cases at formnext, Continues to Invest in Metal 3D Printing

Global engineering group Sandvik has been investing in a wide range of 3D printing process technologies for metal components for years, with experience in 3D printing metals such as titanium alloys, tool steels like maraging, stainless, and duplex steels, cemented carbide, high-temperature materials, and nickel-based alloys. Now, the company is increasing its metal AM capacity with […]

Global engineering group Sandvik has been investing in a wide range of 3D printing process technologies for metal components for years, with experience in 3D printing metals such as titanium alloys, tool steels like maraging, stainless, and duplex steels, cemented...
New 3D Printing Safety Enclosure and Filtration System Designed for Ultimaker 3D Printers and XSTRAND

New 3D Printing Safety Enclosure and Filtration System Designed for Ultimaker 3D Printers and XSTRAND

The Ultimate 3D Printing Store (U3DPS), based in Florida, was one of the first resellers in the US to carry engineering-grade XSTRAND 3D printing filament by Owens Corning. This exclusive material is part of the Ultimaker ecosystem, as it can now be used with the Ultimaker S5 thanks to the CC Red 0.6 print core, which Ultimaker […]

The Ultimate 3D Printing Store (U3DPS), based in Florida, was one of the first resellers in the US to carry engineering-grade XSTRAND 3D printing filament by Owens Corning. This exclusive material is part of the Ultimaker ecosystem, as it can now be used with the...
Essentium  Formally Launching Fast HSE 3D Printing Platform at formnext

Essentium Formally Launching Fast HSE 3D Printing Platform at formnext

At Rapid + TCT this spring, Essentium first introduced its High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D printing platform. Now, this week at formnext 2018, the company, known for its proprietary FlashFuse technology and strength in materials, is formally launching the platform, in addition to announcing some new partnerships and a supporting global supply chain. “Essentium is a leading […]

At Rapid + TCT this spring, Essentium first introduced its High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D printing platform. Now, this week at formnext 2018, the company, known for its proprietary FlashFuse technology and strength in materials, is formally launching the platform, in...
Sintratec Unveiling the Modular Sintratec S2 Industrial SLS 3D Printer

Sintratec Unveiling the Modular Sintratec S2 Industrial SLS 3D Printer

Swiss 3D printer developer and manufacturer Sintratec, which has been busily adding resellers around the world in countries like France, Germany, and South Korea this year, is at formnext 2018 in Frankfurt this week, like most of the rest of the 3D printing industry. The company is presenting its new compact, industrial 3D printer – the […]

Swiss 3D printer developer and manufacturer Sintratec, which has been busily adding resellers around the world in countries like France, Germany, and South Korea this year, is at formnext 2018 in Frankfurt this week, like most of the rest of the 3D printing industry....
GE Additive Announcing Partnerships and Demonstrating Digital 3D Printing Workflow Solution at formnext

GE Additive Announcing Partnerships and Demonstrating Digital 3D Printing Workflow Solution at formnext

The second day of formnext 2018 has wrapped up in Frankfurt, but the announcements of new 3D printing hardware, software, materials, and partnerships keep rolling in. GE Additive has already issued more than one announcement from the show floor, and is demonstrating the digital workflow software solution it’s been working on. The company also announced that […]

The second day of formnext 2018 has wrapped up in Frankfurt, but the announcements of new 3D printing hardware, software, materials, and partnerships keep rolling in. GE Additive has already issued more than one announcement from the show floor, and is demonstrating...
Stratasys Demonstrating New Metal 3D Printing Platform for Short-Run Production at formnext

Stratasys Demonstrating New Metal 3D Printing Platform for Short-Run Production at formnext

At RAPID + TCT in April, Stratasys introduced its multi-color J735 3D printer; at September’s TCT Show, the company showed off its advanced 3D printed carbon fiber parts. Now, during formnext 2018 this week in Frankfurt, Stratasys is helping to usher in a new era of production-grade metal parts 3D printing. The company is releasing more […]

At RAPID + TCT in April, Stratasys introduced its multi-color J735 3D printer; at September’s TCT Show, the company showed off its advanced 3D printed carbon fiber parts. Now, during formnext 2018 this week in Frankfurt, Stratasys is helping to usher in a new...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 13, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: November 13, 2018

We should really call today’s 3D Printing News Briefs the formnext 2018 Briefs, as announcements from the show are numerous this week. EnvisionTEC, XYZprinting, BASF, and DSM all introduced new 3D printing materials at the event in Frankfurt today, and in the only news not related to formnext, Imerys Ceramics has announced a new range […]

We should really call today’s 3D Printing News Briefs the formnext 2018 Briefs, as announcements from the show are numerous this week. EnvisionTEC, XYZprinting, BASF, and DSM all introduced new 3D printing materials at the event in Frankfurt today, and in the...
GE Additive Announced that Concept Laser’s M LINE Factory 3D Printing System Will Be Delivered in Q2 2019

GE Additive Announced that Concept Laser’s M LINE Factory 3D Printing System Will Be Delivered in Q2 2019

A little over two years ago, GE acquired a 75% stake in metal 3D printing leader Concept Laser. Ever since then, GE Additive has been working to review and redesign the system, software, and design architecture of Concept Laser’s M LINE FACTORY 3D printer so that it’s in line with established GE processes. The modular […]

A little over two years ago, GE acquired a 75% stake in metal 3D printing leader Concept Laser. Ever since then, GE Additive has been working to review and redesign the system, software, and design architecture of Concept Laser’s M LINE FACTORY 3D printer so...
RIZE Launched New Hardware, Software, and 3D Printing Materials on First Day of formnext

RIZE Launched New Hardware, Software, and 3D Printing Materials on First Day of formnext

Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing company RIZE is best known for its Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) technology, which allows for the quick, easy release of supports from a 3D printed part. But we haven’t seen a new 3D printer from the company since it first introduced its industrial-grade desktop Rize One in 2016…until now. Today at formnext in Frankfurt, the […]

Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing company RIZE is best known for its Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) technology, which allows for the quick, easy release of supports from a 3D printed part. But we haven’t seen a new 3D printer from the company since...
CIPRES Introducing New Industrial Dyeing Machine for 3D Printed Parts at formnext

CIPRES Introducing New Industrial Dyeing Machine for 3D Printed Parts at formnext

In 2004, coloring process service provider CIPRES Technology Systems was founded by Carlos Prestien; two short years later, the German company branched out and began offering serial production of SLS 3D printed components. Over the years, it’s continued developing color techniques, color units, and solutions for surface finishing. This summer, CIPRES GmbH was formed to take over the original […]

In 2004, coloring process service provider CIPRES Technology Systems was founded by Carlos Prestien; two short years later, the German company branched out and began offering serial production of SLS 3D printed components. Over the years, it’s continued...
Engineer’s 3D Printed Spinning Top Toys Debut on Kickstarter

Engineer’s 3D Printed Spinning Top Toys Debut on Kickstarter

Launching a new product on popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, especially one as high-tech as a 3D printer, can be a risky move. Entrepreneurs and startups put a lot on the line when trying to develop and sell complex devices like 3D printers, but the customers who shell out money for expensive rewards take on a […]

Launching a new product on popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, especially one as high-tech as a 3D printer, can be a risky move. Entrepreneurs and startups put a lot on the line when trying to develop and sell complex devices like 3D printers, but the customers who...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to several new partnerships, a workshop, and a 3D printing project. Nanogrande introduced its new 3D printer for nanometer metallic particles at Fabtech this week, while […]

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to several new partnerships, a workshop, and a 3D printing project. Nanogrande introduced its...
Ford and trinckle Partnering to Automate Design of 3D Printed Production Tools

Ford and trinckle Partnering to Automate Design of 3D Printed Production Tools

Popular automotive manufacturer Ford, which has long used 3D printing to fabricate assembly tools and was recently recognized for its work with the technology, is now partnering up with award-winning software company trinckle in order to automate the design process for its 3D printed production tools. The two companies will present the joint project next week […]

Popular automotive manufacturer Ford, which has long used 3D printing to fabricate assembly tools and was recently recognized for its work with the technology, is now partnering up with award-winning software company trinckle in order to automate the design process...
Researchers Use 3D Printing and Basic Electronic Components to Make Neuroscience More Accessible

Researchers Use 3D Printing and Basic Electronic Components to Make Neuroscience More Accessible

While I was worse in math, science was also not one of my strong suits in school. So anything that makes it easier for students to better understand these complex subjects is a good idea, in my humble opinion. Tom Baden, a professor of neuroscience at the University of Sussex, has been collaborating with his […]

While I was worse in math, science was also not one of my strong suits in school. So anything that makes it easier for students to better understand these complex subjects is a good idea, in my humble opinion. Tom Baden, a professor of neuroscience at the University...
Hebrew University and Yissum Developing Novel Technology Platform for 3D Printing Personalized Medicine

Hebrew University and Yissum Developing Novel Technology Platform for 3D Printing Personalized Medicine

Yissum, which is the Hebrew University of Jerusalem‘s technology transfer company and handles the patenting and commercialization of any inventions produced there, has had a hand in many unique 3D printing innovations, such as Nano Dimension’s conductive nano-inks and a process to generate hybrid machine elements. Last year, the company, which was founded in 1964 and has licensed over […]

Yissum, which is the Hebrew University of Jerusalem‘s technology transfer company and handles the patenting and commercialization of any inventions produced there, has had a hand in many unique 3D printing innovations, such as Nano Dimension’s conductive...
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