3d print research and 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…

India’s Hindustan Aeronautics, Ltd. is Now 3D Printing Aircraft Engine Components

“Given the high expectation built around the Company, my priorities would be to concentrate on operational excellence, and build the company as technology powerhouse,” said T. Suvarna Raju upon taking…

Independent New Samsung Team to Explore 3D Printing, Robotics, Internet of Things

As many overseas electronics companies have struggled to keep their heads above water since the decline of the VCR, coupled with economic crises, Samsung has remained a solid role model…

Researchers Look to Squid for Latest Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Material

Thermoplastics are fairly ubiquitous in the 3D printing space. As with any plastic material, though, they have always been subject to environmental concerns; how easy are they to produce, to…

Australian Research Hub Opens with $9 Million (AUD) Funding for R&D in High Value Additive Manufacturing

“Through this hub, researchers will work to resolve issues surrounding process optimisation to achieve all required mechanical properties in 3D printed metallic products that can be used commercially for flying…

BMW Uses 3D Printing to Give Employees a Thumbs Up

BMW has long recognized that the people in its workforce are key to efficient production. As such, they have undertaken a number of efforts to create the best possible supports…

Billions To Soon Be Invested In 3D Printing Research and Development

We have seen seismic changes within the 3D printing industry these last couple of years. Spurred on by the large scale open source movement, behind a bulk of the FDM…