3D Printed Guns

Was the Gun Used to Kill a Rhode Island Woman 3D Printed or Not?

The topic of 3D printed guns has long been an intensely controversial issue. There are plenty of industry professionals who believe that 3D printed guns are not nearly as big of…

HEXWAVE: Waving Goodbye to “Threat” of 3D Printed Guns?

3D printed guns remain a controversy, despite the comparatively little threat they pose compared to mass-produced weaponry (that isn’t to say that there are no dangers to the technology). As…

University of Mississippi: How to Trace 3D Printed Guns for Forensic Analysis

Parker Riley Ball is a thesis student at the University of Mississippi, exploring some complex areas regarding 3D printing, outlined in ‘Development of a Dart-Mass Spectral Database for 3D Printed…

A Look Into Some Movies That Have Used 3D Printed Props

Since the 1990’s 3D technology has gone hand in hand with the film spurned by the with the growth of special effects. CGI has become commonplace in movies and is…

Australian Cosplayer Faces Prison for 3D Printed Replica Guns

Lately, the topic of 3D printed guns has been a hot one, particularly in the United States as the legality of 3D printing guns and distributing their design files online has…

The Debate Over 3D Printed Guns Rages on Around the US

The topic of 3D printed guns has been a pretty hot button issue around the world for quite a while, and especially in the US at this time. But rather than…

3D Printed Guns: Bad People can go on Instagram and get an Instagun

Lawmakers speak out against 3D printed guns with Senator Richard Blumenthal  saying that “these ghost guns are the new wave of American gun violence.” Senator Edward Markey says that “Donald Trump…

3D Printing Prototypes Supports Reach for 2018 Olympic Gold in Men’s Biathlon

These days a lot of people’s TV time is being dedicated to the wide variety of sports that comprise the 2018 Winter Olympics. My family is so interested, that we’ve…

3D Printing Bump-Fire Stocks

Before the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, I, and I suspect most people, had never heard of bump stocks or bump-fire stocks.  As shown below, they are after-market gun stocks…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 18, 2017

Reseller agreements galore, Tri-Tech acquired, a new Silver Member for America Makes, Iran produces its very first bioprinter, more 3D printed guns hysteria and Additive Industries announces the finalists of the…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 21, 2017

In our latest edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got an array of new partnerships and acquisitions, 3D printed gun news, and more. First, Pixologic is expanding…

More Arrests, 3D Printed Gun Fears in Australia

For the past year or so, we’ve been following the continuing story of Australia’s 3D printed gun issue. The country has strict gun laws, but the government has grown increasingly…

3D Printed Bullets Developed and Tested by Russian Researchers

Most of the world’s leading countries, including the US, sometimes struggle to keep up with ammunition production. In 2013, US guns and ammunition manufacturers were running at full capacity and still…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 22, 2016

On this edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we take a trip around the world to unearth the latest 3D printing news we were unable to cover over…

Another Setback for 3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson as Court of Appeals Rules That National Security Concerns Outweigh Free Speech

Court cases having to do with 3D printing are usually related to copyright infringement – and there are certainly a lot of those, as the legal system struggles to keep…

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Lists 3D Printing Among Potential Global Threats

It’s the classic super-technology dilemma. What happens when 3D printing falls into the wrong hands? In a speech given to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon voiced his…

Florida Veteran Turns Injury into a Business Idea with 3D Printed FANG Shooting Stabilizer

It’s common for many soldiers leaving the military to have some period of adaptation when re-entering civilian life. Often left with injuries, sometimes post-traumatic stress disorder, and the looming question…

TSA Discovers 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On Luggage at Reno Airport

It’s safe to say that one of the most controversial topics in the 3D printing world – if not the most controversial – is that of 3D printed guns. Guns…

Targeting First-Time Buyers: The 3D Printed Smart 2 Gun Deters Handling, Tampering & Theft via Electronic PIN

In a world rife with highly publicized mass shootings, whether they be international or domestic terrorism and whether they emanate from calculated killers or the confused and mentally ill (perhaps…

Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better…

Former NASA Engineer Builds Massive NERF Blaster with Help from Eclectical Engineering and a 3D Printer

Like many children of the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s, I participated in many a NERF battle as a kid. I’ve both won and lost many times, and have taken enemies…

What You Need to Know About 3D Printed Guns and Why You Don’t Need to Fear them

In the early hours of Sunday June 12th, a lone gunman armed with a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle burst into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and over the…

Down Under: Missing 3D Printer Used to Make Illegal Gun Found & More Bikies in Cuffs

Australia definitely has a love/hate relationship with 3D printing. There are numerous research programs and innovative ideas coming to us from Down Under, from a periodontist bioprinting jaw and gum…