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‘Dog Bone’ Shaped 3D Printed Polymers Used To Measure Force

Researchers have used 3D printing to create force sensors they say they couldn’t build with any other existing technology. The polymer structures change color when stretched, and the more they’re…

Is the Triple Delta Robot a 3D Printing Gamebreaker?

Back in the early 1980s, the brilliant Reymond Clavel invented the delta robot. Clavel, the director of the Laboratoire de Systèmes Robotiques 2 at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne…

The Worst Date You Can Imagine Just Got Fully Horrible – The 3D Printed Attack Dress

When you meet the woman wearing this dress, you won’t need to have a deep understanding of body language to know where you stand in her estimation. Dutch engineer and…

All Things Fall – A Horrifying and Artistic Use of 3D Printing by Mat Collishaw

‘All Things Fall’ was inspired by The Massacre of the Innocents masterpieces, paintings which resonate with biblical horror. The brutality and struggle of the scenes depicted within the paintings are…

Baby Garrett Peterson Home for Christmas – A 3D Printed Miracle

Tracheobronchomalacia is a rare condition where the trachea is weak due to soft cartilage in a certain area or throughout the trachea – and sufferers have extreme difficulty breathing due…

Maker Uses Cheap Conductive Foam and 3D Printing to Create a Touch Sensor Switch

Let’s Make Robots is a free, volunteer-based initiative started in 2008 and now entirely produced and maintained by members of their community, and they have lots of cool projects which…

Barilla Announces Their 3D Printed Pasta Contest Winners

Thingarage says they’ve selected the three winners of “Printeat,” a modeling competition for new 3D printable pasta shapes. A crowdsourcing platform for digital fabrication, thingarage launched what they called the “first…

PICASO 3D’s Designer PRO 250 3D Printer is Unveiled

PICASO 3D, a Russian 3D printer manufacturing company, just announced the release of a printer they say will change the game with it’s uniquely designed print head. Unlike printers which…

Jeremy Burnich 3D Prints “The Green Hell”: 3D Racetracks models famous tracks

They called it The Green Hell. Now you can buy a 3D printed model of the racetrack that inspired the name to hang on the wall of your Man or…

A 3D Printed Rifle from Canada the Latest Entry in the High-Tech Gun Collection

“So I decided to 3D print a gun.” And from there, the newest entry into the 3D printed firearm lineup began to take shape. “There’s been a lot of hysteria…

Materialise Formalizes Chinese Operations by Opening Shanghai Headquarters

Materialise NV, the Belgian provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, officially established the Chinese wing of their operations with the opening…

Openpump – An Open Source Syringe Pump With 3D Printing & Bioprinting Potential

Openpump, an open-source syringe pump made to dispense fluids over a set period of time, is just like the syringe pumps used to administer medication in hospitals and laboratory environments….

3DRacers Launches Online Editor and Announces Kickstarter Campaign

We’ve written before about the guys behind 3DRacers, Marco D’Alia and Davide Marcoccio, and they know something about kids and what they want. The game developers, based in Rome, Italy,…

Researchers Create Tiny 3D Printed Telemetric Sensors Designed For Cardiac Research

Advanced testing of medical treatments often involves experimentation on small laboratory animals like genetically modified mice. The work itself helps researchers develop medication and cures for humans illnesses, and that’s…

Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen to Launch on Kickstarter Before Christmas

Future Make Technology LLC says they’re ready to launch their take on the 3D printing pen, and the company is on the cusp of seeking funds from the Kickstarter community….

3D Printed Models Used to Deliver and Track Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Drugs

A team of British cancer researchers are using 3D printing to create customized models of cancerous growths in the human body aimed at allowing doctors to target tumors for precise…

Build Giant Objects in Space With the Help of 3D Printing — Introducing The Trusselator

The Trusselator is aimed at creating, through the use of in-space additive manufacturing, a series of high-performance trusses to handle large solar arrays and antennas, and NASA says Tethers Unlimited…

Italian Startup Creates Dual Extruder Upgrade for Ultimaker 3D Printers

What do you do when you need a customized feature for your 3D printer? Do you wait until the company that made it comes up the solution you need? Email…

Student Produces Winning Design for 3D Printed Formula 1 Trophies

Formula 1 cars are the thoroughbreds of the automotive world, capable of reaching speeds of nearly 230 mph on the faster tracks on the race circuit. The cars crank out…

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Titanium 3D Printed Satellite Propulsion System Almost Ready For Space

It’s a satellite propulsion system that includes four miniature rocket engines and feed system components, a 3D printed titanium piston, a propellant tank and a pressurant tank. The MPS-120 is…

The Music of Mathematics – Behold the 3D Printed Microtonal Clarinet

Microtonal music is thought of as a system which contains intervals narrower than conventional contemporary Western semitones. It generally refers to music containing tiny intervals, but the term is also used…

How 3D Printed Micro Scallops Might Travel In Our Blood

The Scallop Theorem basically says a swimmer needs to deform in a way that is not invariant under time-reversal. That’s some heady stuff. Back in 1977, one Edward Mills Purcell,…

3DXTech Offers New Carbon Fiber-Reinforced PLA and ABS Filaments, 3DXMax CFR

Traditional 3D printing materials such as PLA and ABS are incredibly useful, but they do have limited technical capabilities as a result of the structures of the polymers themselves. But…

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Team Creates ‘PiBot’ Paste 3D Printer

It came about as a class assignment for Francis Bitonti and Xuedi Chen’s vertical studio at the Architecture School of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the PiBot is pretty cool. Bitonti,…