3d print research and development

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2018

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering some business news, followed up with material news and stories of 3D printing applications in the medical, aerospace, and defense fields. Norman…

Prodways Group Introduces New Rapid Additive Forging Metal 3D Printing Technology to 3D Print Large Titanium Aeronautical Parts

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, a very successful subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé that went public on the European stock exchange in May, has made a big announcement that could…

Project BARBARA to Develop New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials and Prototypes for Automotive and Construction Industries

Multiple 3D printing projects have been funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 framework, from a cancer-measuring transducer and the MESO-BRAIN Initiative’s work with emulating accurate brain activity to the Bionic…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at…

The R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D…

Bridging 3D Printing Talent and Technology with New Additive Design in Surgical Solutions Centre

If we learned anything from last week’s Materialise World Summit, it’s that working together is the key to innovation and growth in the additive manufacturing world. In this spirit, the…

How 3D Printer Purchasers Earn Research and Development Tax Credits

When end users purchase 3D printers it is normally a strong indicator of Research & Development (R&D) tax credit eligibility. Product designers and manufacturers typically purchase 3D printers to either…

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces…

NASA-Born BeeHex Makes 3D Printed Pizza Palatable, Brings R&D Operations to Ohio

Ohio may be the heart of it all, but it’s the stomach that BeeHex is focusing on with its 3D printing technology. Having recently moved its R&D operations to Columbus,…

Reaction Systems Wins Two-Year, $750K SBIR Contract Extension Thanks to Additive Manufacturing Expertise from ADAPT Consortium and Faustson Tool

The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), a research and development consortium based out of Colorado that’s dedicated to developing advanced additive manufacturing technologies, gives a leg…

Concept Laser is the First Manufacturer of 3D Metal Printers to Join ADAPT Consortium

Concept Laser, one of the leading providers of machine and plant technology for 3D metal printing, is the newest member of a prestigious research and development consortium that’s dedicated to…

Bioprinting at Carnegie Mellon University: Researchers Create Acoustic Tweezers to Move Cells Safely

The 3D printing industry currently employs so many applications that it’s becoming nearly impossible to keep track–and if you are, that’s one long list. As you read along in this moment,…

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Control Reactive Materials through 3D Printing

Optimization of materials. It’s may sound like a simple enough goal, but it is an ongoing and progressive challenge in many 3D printing research and development projects, with a wide…

ESCARGOT Serves Up Simplified 3D Printing of Intricate Microfluidic Devices for Chip Technology

ESGARGOT. For some of us, this brings to mind a pricey appetizer in the form of a land snail usually spiced up with garlic, herbs, and butter. While many may…

GE & DOE Research: Might 3D Printed Turbines Unlock Secret to Affordable Desalination of Ocean Water?

In a new project that sounds extremely futuristic, but completely normal coming from GE and their Global Research Center in upstate New York, they will be using 3D printed turbines in…

Chinese Researchers Develop Process to Laser 3D Print Microcavity Processing Technologies

Whispering-gallery modes are the phenomena of waves traveling along the curve of a concave surface without degrading. The concept was first explained by Lord Rayleigh in 1878 as he explained…

ExOne Opening New Service Center in Sweden for 3D Printing R&D, Collaboration with Swerea

We’ve reported on ExOne and their global presence countless times, as well as their ventures into new 3D printing materials and innovative new industrial processes. And while we weren’t glad to…

Plants Offer Inspiration for 3D Printed Porous Material Leading to Modern, Fluid Robotics

Ironically, as robotics may be perceived by some at first glance as suspect, cold and calculating machinery, still futuristic and slightly threatening–its most basic truth is that it’s a technology…

Researchers Improve Processes for Creating PLA For 3D Printer Filament, Soon to Be ‘Cheaper & Greener’

3D printing with PLA already has a lot going for it with an environmentally-friendly bend and a host of benefits for uses in making. Now, that’s about to improve further–and…

Viridis3D Unveils RAM10 3D Printer Materials Development Kit for Casting Solutions

Viridis3D is a supplier of additive manufacturing technology for making sand molds and cores used in foundry applications, and the company sells materials, 3D printing devices, software, and scanners to…

Graphene 3D & Ideum to Collaborate on 3D Printed Graphene Accessories For Smart Tables

Ideum develops high tech, large-scale smart-tables and walls, and they’ve now signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Graphene 3D Lab Inc. for a deal that will cover joint research, product development…

China Begins Construction on Its First National 3D Printing Lab

While there were plenty of varying factors in play, for the most part it wasn’t until President Obama began mentioning 3D printing technology and actually funding research that the it…

America Makes Awards $540K Grant to LLNL & GE to Develop Open-Source 3D Printing Algorithm Software

America Makes is at it again. The Youngstown, Ohio-based institute has been focused for some time now on enhancing the US’ positioning in the additive manufacturing field. It stands as…

3D Printing Helps Test Crop Seeding System

In a groundbreaking move – literally – a Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada-based company has produced 3D printed parts to help test a high-tech crop seeding system. Framework Animation Ltd. say they…