3D Printing

Ford 3D Prints The 2015 Mustang Out Of Chocolate

It seems like everyone is jumping onto the 3D printing bandwagon these days, if only for promotional purposes. Ford is the latest to add their name to the growing list…

Fusion Implants Uses 3D Printing to Help Dogs Walk, Attracts Six-Figure Investment

There are so many hot technology investment opportunities out there, but none hotter right now than the 3D printing sector. Today, Fusion Implants, a UK based company specializing in porous…

UA Researchers Use 3D Printing to Help Fight Cancer

Medicine and 3D printing continue to merge with one another. We have seen numerous applications for 3D printing within the medical field, most centering around 3D bioprinting. Today the University…

Russian Election Candidate Cheats the System by Using 3D Printers to Print Promotional Mugs

3D Printing has been catching on world-wide for a variety of reasons. They include advances in medicine, cheaper manufacturing, and personalization of products. However, there is now another reason 3D…

MakeShop Sells Out of 3D Printed Roses for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is only a few days away, and what better gift for the tech geek companion than 3D printed roses. That’s just what Makeshop, by Brit+Co, has been offering…

Biotech Firm Looking to Begin Production of 3D Printed Leather and Eventually Meat In Brooklyn

It’s straight out of a science fiction novel, printing out pieces of meat without having to kill an animal, or printing cowhide without skinning a cow. Believe it or not,…

Over 50% of All Homes to Have 3D Printers By 2030 – Market Worth $70 Billion Annually

We have seen a lot of research analysis on the 3D printing market over the last year. Gartner has estimated that the market could grow as much as 1900% over…

European Southern Observatory Uses 3D Printing to Help Build Telescope Components

Recently it seems as if space agencies around the world are jumping all over the latest 3D printing technologies. We have seen and heard about Nasa’s recent 3D wood printing…

Company Seeks Ideas for 3D Printing of Cotton

3D Printers are currently capable of printing in a variety of materials, including plastics, metals, glass, ceramics, wood based agents, and most recently carbon fiber.  However, no one has yet…

NASA Soon Able to 3D Print Trees

3D bioprinting has been all over the news lately. From 3D printed liver tissue, to 3D printed hip implants, the technology is progressing in a exponential fashion. NASA is even…

SOLS: A 3D Printed Insole & Orthotic Offered by Podiatrists Looks to Come Directly to Consumers By 2015

For decades, insoles have been purchased at shoe stores for the purpose of providing more comfort to the foot and leg.  Orthotics have been prescribed by podiatrists to help those…

3D Printed Hip Implant Allows Teen to Finally Walk

It’s awesome to discover all the new ways ailing patients are being treated with the use of advanced 3D printing technology. Take for example this 16 year old Swedish teen…

Xcaliboard 3D Printing Control Board Launches Kickstarter Project

It seems like Kickstarter and 3D printing are a match made in heaven. Over the last few years we have seen numerous 3D printers funded on Kickstarter. This is likely…

Man Creates an Air Hockey Robot Using Parts from a 3D Printer

Building 3D printers has become a hobby for many tech hackers lately. With the price of these printers still hovering over $1000, the next best thing is to build your…

3D Printing of a Moon Base, New Technology and Ideas Make it Soon Possible

When you consider humans building a base on another rock floating in space, you usually think of those science fiction books you read back in high school. Fairly soon, such…

3D Printing News, Week In Review

Another week has passed here at 3DPrint.com, so that means another recap of all the exciting industry news we have seen over the last seven days. It’s been another exciting…

Jolla Has Released 3D Files So That Users Can 3D Print “The Other Half”

Jolla, a Finnish company which was formed in March of 2011 by Nokia’s old Meego OS team, has made a pretty big announcement today. If you follow the Jolla brand,…

Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo Coming to New York & Set to Give Away Eight 3D Printers

3D Printing conferences and expos are gaining in popularity. There are literally several dozen of these every few months, going on all over the world. One conference that has really…

3D Printing Stocks Plummet After 3D Systems’ Warning

For the past year and a half 3D printing stocks have been on a rampage. The big names in the industry like 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSY) have seen…

Belgium 3D Printing Company Materialise Acquires Poland’s Leading Prototyping Firm, e-Prototypy

Over the past few months we have seen several significant mergers and acquisitions take place within the 3D printing industry. Today comes yet another rather important acquisition. Materialise, a Belgium…

Edible 3D Printed Treats Made of Crickets and Dung Beetles Are Here!

Over the last couple of years we have seen countless different objects 3D printed. We have also seen all sorts of materials used to print the objects. From plastics, to…

MakerBot Digital Store Releases Dragons of Glastonbury Chess Set & Chunky Trucks Collection

The MakerBot Digital Store launched a little over a month ago, with 4 different figurine collections.  These collection are designs made by MakerBot, and they can be purchased for $0.99…

RadioShack Airs New 3D Printing Commercial

You know that 3D printing must be making its way into the mainstream when an entire minute long national commercial is based around a 3D printer. It is kind of…

Researchers Inspired by Human Bones, 3D Print Extremely Light, Strong Structures

Scientists often look towards biology, when they set out to find the most efficient way of doing something. Whether it’s photosynthesis as a means for energy conversion, or the human…