3d print research

Should Vented Enclosures Become A Mandatory Safety Standard for FFF 3D Printers?

With innovation always comes unintended consequences. There’s been much-to-do with the possible health repercussions of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to the fine particles and fumes produced by the…

SmarTech Analyzes the Metal Service Bureau Business in New Report

Leading industry analysis firm, SmarTech, just published a report on emerging metal printing opportunities for 3DP service bureaus.  The new report, Metal 3D Printing Services: Service Revenues, Printer Purchases, and…

Research Team Uses Synchrotron Beamline to See Inside Laser 3D Printing Process

While we know that 3D printing gives us the ability to create complex shapes and geometries that would be impossible to achieve with conventional forms of manufacturing, less frequently discussed…

EOS Sponsors Research Project Bringing Together Additive Manufacturing and Robotics

The award-winning industrial additive manufacturing solutions company EOS e-Manufacturing Solutions is undoubtedly a global leader in the world of 3D printing, with its innovative MeltPool Solution and a recently announced metal 3D…

SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse…

Binghamton Engineer Uses $500,000 Grant for Redefining 3D Printing via Electrospray

It’s hard to believe that we’ve already reached any sort of crossroads where 3D printing could already need redefining, but if you think about it, makers and scientists have been…

Researchers Believe 3D Printing Will Offer Greater Potential for Piezoceramics & Electronics Applications

The discussion of 3D printing and materials is ongoing, fascinating, and continually enlightening—and many still do not realize that there is a wide variety of options out there today besides…

Waving Goodbye to Male Infertility? 3D Printed Spermbots May Eliminate Low Motility

Technology like 3D printing is making huge strides in numerous areas of industry, as we point out to you on the half hour. It has the ability to transform manufacturing,…

Researchers Develop a 3D Bioprinting Method of Producing Uniform Blocks of Embryonic Stem Cells

When it comes to 3D bioprinting with stem cells the obvious endgame is the ability to produce complex living tissue, such as replacement organs or biological matter. The potential future…

New UC Riverside Study Finds 3D Printed Objects to be Potentially Toxic

When plastics were first discovered, they were derived from natural substances that contained very little toxicity and were generally considered biochemically inert. However with the Industrial Revolution, Industrial Chemistry was…

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…

Letting Dinosaurs Roam in their Natural Habitats with 3D Technology

It is hard to find anybody who didn’t find dinosaurs interesting at least at some point, whether a passing fancy as a child or a lifelong career as a paleontologist,…

3D Printing on an Inflatable Substrate

Fergal Coulter is a lecturer and PhD candidate at the College of Art & Design and Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University. He has experience in the additive manufacture of…

The Magic of Graphene Further Defined: Researchers Use Carbon Material for 3D Printing Wi-Fi Antennae

While graphene may be considered the golden goose of new materials emerging in the 3D printing industry, the fact that it is imbued with conductive features has been a source…

Researchers 3D Print an Amazing Compact Broadband Antenna

The advent of 3D printing techniques in the modern era has created a surging wave of interest within many manufacturing industries across the country and the world. And the rate…

Disney Research Can Turn Any 3D Printed Object Into a Seemingly Impossible Spinning Top

When you were a kid, did you ever wish you could take your G.I Joe or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures and spin them around on the table like…