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Mobile Robotic System 3D Prints Single-Piece Concrete Structures

The scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have spent a lot of time and energy over the last few years researching construction 3D printing with concrete materials. Two…

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Bioengineer Jordan Miller: Clinical Trials for 3D Printed Organ Replacements Could Start in 5 to 10 Years

In 2001, at a talk by MIT professor of polymer science and engineering Ioannis Yannas, Jordan Miller discovered his vocation. A renowned expert on fibers and polymers at MIT, Yannas…

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Argonne Scientist Talks Recycling Nuclear Fuel with 3D Printing

In 1989, during a hearing before the United States Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials, a woman by the name of Millie Smith disclosed that she was one of 20,000…

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Bioprinting a Healthier Future

The unquestionably exciting field of 3D bioprinting is booming. It’s vibrant, determined, and sustained by a robust foundation of decades of research. Bioprinted organs aren’t yet being transplanted into human…

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3D Printing Extreme Environment Technology for Exploring Venus

As a new era of commercialized space flight begins, NASA and private space companies are rushing to colonize the Moon and Mars for space tourism and exploration. Although this follows…

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Introducing the INTAMSYS FLEX 510, a Production-Level, High-Speed Flexible Material 3D Printer

Shanghai, China – June 15, 2020, the leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS—after having recently launched the FUNMAT PRO 610 HT, a 3D printing machine for high performance material production-grade…

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Affordable Aluminum 3D Printing with ValCUN’s Molten Metal Deposition

Whereas 3D printing has traditionally been used to make a lot of high-end parts in which weight saving and the texture or form make a high-value 3D-printed part worthwhile, lower…

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XYZprinting’s SLS Technology Helps Validate Prototypes Faster

XYZprinting Inc. now offers highly competitive print-for-pay solutions from its California offices for customers looking for one to 1,000 selective laser sintering (SLS) PA-12 nylon parts. When global industrial engineering…

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Phil Schultz of 3D Systems on 3D Printing Supply Chain Assurance

Phil Schultz is executive vice president of Operations at 3D Systems. As a seasoned 3D printing exec, he leads all on-demand operations there. Before that, he lead Foxconn’s printing business…

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Collaborative Research to Develop Custom, 3D Printed Nitinol Stents for Children

The use of stents for treating children with congenital heart disease is challenging. This is one of the reasons why the annual number of stent procedures in these cases remains…

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COBOD Profitable and Reports Strong Growth in 3D Printed Construction

The additive construction industry has a lot of noise and very few signals in it. Danish firm COBOD is sending a signal today that construction 3D printing is alive and…

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Freeform Injection Molding Service by Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Previously Danish startup Addifab had announced that it was working with its investor Mitsubishi Chemical to develop and offer more materials for its Free Form Injection Molding process, which combines…

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Tackle “New Normal” with the Wikifactory #SafeToPlay Design Challenge

Online design and collaboration community Wikifactory has initiated a design challenge, being held from the June 8 to July 5. The “Let’s make it #SafeToPlay! Design Challenge” is being run…

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HP Announces Release of Polypropylene for MJF and More

HP’s interim head of 3D Printing, Ramon Pastor, announced in a press conference that the company was “doubling down on driving adoption for 3D printing.” He called the COVID crisis…

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3DPOD Episode 27: Terry Wohlers

Max and I really enjoyed our chat with Terry Wohlers. Terry has been writing the Wohlers Report for 25 years. This report is the definitive yearly 3D printing report, and…

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Barnes Group and VA Collaborate to Create 3D Printed Austere Mask

COVID has spurned a lot of innovation in product design and development, especially in medical products. But, creating a respirator or ventilator is not quite the same as a Yoda…

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IMDEA Materials and Hexagon Partner for Next Gen Metal Simulation Tech

Crucial to the advancement of metal additive manufacturing (AM) is the development of the proper simulation tools for ensuring repeatable, high-quality production from metal 3D printers. For that reason, we’ve…

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Relativity Space Preparing for Next Year’s Rocket Launch with New VP and Verified 3D Printing Tech

In the last few years, there has been excitement for the new race to the moon. But as deadlines for rocket launches and crewed missions get closer, space companies begin…

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Wichita State University & Army 3D Print Parts for Aging Black Hawk Helicopters

A recent collaboration between U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Wichita State University will enhance the helicopter fleet for this division of the military. Researchers from the National Institute…

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Belgian Construction Group Designates BESIX 3D to Specialize in Concrete 3D Printing

Motivated by its continued interests in offering niche solutions, Belgian construction company BESIX Group has created BESIX 3D, focused on concrete 3D printing. Born from an idea ‘shortlisted’ by Unleash—an…

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AM Medical Virtual Summit: Northeastern University & OPM Discuss Bacterial Inhibition via 3D-Printed PEKK

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) presented new findings on 3D printing with biocompatible materials at the AM Medical Virtual Summit. Focused on the fabrication of medical implants for bone regeneration, the…

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Virtual AM Medical Event: From Innovations to the Future of Additive Manufacturing in the Medical Industry

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) hosted a first-of-its-kind event with experts discussing the instrumental role and impact of additive manufacturing (AM) on patient care. Originally set to take…

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Marine Biologist Modifies Bioprinting for the Creation of Bionic Coral

Corals are dying globally. In the face of climate change and global warming, we can expect some severe consequences, which in turn directly affects marine life. In what is panning…

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3DPrint.com Announces Changes in Personnel and Editorial Management

I am pleased to announce personnel changes at 3DPrint.com. Michael Molitch-Hou is now our editor in chief and Joris Peels has moved to executive editor and a new position as…