3d printed cellulose

$5M Navy Contract Goes to UMaine and Navatek to Advance Maritime 3D Printing

The University of Maine’s (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has achieved world records in 3D printing over the last year, and has been an example of how successful…

Researchers Review 3D Printing with Biomass-Derived Composites

Researchers from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have come…

Finland: Aalto University Researchers Experiment with Paste Extrusion & UV Curing of 3D Printed Biocomposites

Researchers from Aalto University are taking 3D printing of biocomposites one step further, with a new technique combining UV curing and paste extrusion. Outlining their findings in ‘Mechanical Properties of…

MIT Developments: A Faster 3D Printer and Antibacterial 3D Printed Cellulose

Researchers at MIT have developed a new 3D printer print head that can deposit material at extremely high speed, creating objects in minutes instead of hours. A. John Hart, a professor…

Promising New Bioprinting Ink Formulated from Alginate and Cellulose Nanocrystals

3D bioprinting is an exciting subject – and a highly complex one. Organs don’t just materialize out of a 3D printer; there’s a long process that must be undertaken. In…

Researchers 3D Print Large-Scale Objects with Newly Developed Type of Cellulose

Cellulose is the most abundant organic compound on Earth, and researchers have been working on ways to 3D print it and take advantage of its ready availability. There are still…

New 3D Printing Material Uses Cellulose for Sustainability and Quality

New 3D printing materials are being developed regularly, and they’re not being made solely from plastic or metal. Scientists are creating materials from all sorts of natural substances, from algae to…

Bagasse Fibers as Bioink: Research Shows That Sugarcane Waste is Suitable for 3D Printing

Spreading like technological tendrils, new 3D printing hardware, software, and materials are available in countless forms around the globe today—and researchers just keep blowing our minds with new methods for…

Empa Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Cellulose 3D Printing Ink

Cellulose is the main building block of plant material, and it may become the main building block of many 3D printed items, as well. The all-natural, eco-friendly, abundant material has…

MIT Uses 3D Printing to Create Shape-Shifting Noodles

Is there anyone who isn’t fascinated and delighted by the many shapes of pasta? There may be some people who don’t get excited about pasta, yes, and I do apologize…

MIT Researchers Create New Cellulose 3D Printing Process and Print Antimicrobial Surgical Tool

New 3D printing materials are constantly being developed, as scientists strive to come up with material that’s stronger, more versatile, more sustainable, etc. Materials development isn’t a simple process, but…

Using Cellulose to 3D Print Food

Remember when you were a kid and you just didn’t feel right, how your mom would make you a big, steaming hot bowl of cellulose to warm your tummy? No?…

Sweden Launches +Project to 3D Print Houses out of Cellulose

Cellulose — the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is found in the cell walls of green plants as well as within many different forms of algae. Cellulose is…

Researchers 3D Print Using Electrically Conductive, Carbon Nanotube Infused, Cellulose — Potential For Many Futuristic Uses

While many individuals and companies remain stuck on the idea of creating more advanced 3D printing hardware in order to print faster, and print in higher resolutions, others are focused…