3d printed components

GE Research, ORNL, & PARC: Speeding Up Design & Validation of 3D Printed Turbomachinery Components

This week, multidisciplinary partners GE Research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and PARC, a Xerox company, were awarded a $1.3 million project to more than double the speed of the…

Researchers Evaluate Comfort and Stability of 3D Printed Applicators for Oral Cancer Therapy

Oral cancer is on the rise around the world, and it’s especially bad in developing countries, such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and India, which don’t have the necessary medical infrastructure…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 19, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a maker has published a free 3D print management app in the Play Store, while Formlabs works to continue accelerating its growth in the Asia…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2018

We’re starting with some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an award. A British company is the first automotive consumer retail brand built…

CIPRES Introducing New Industrial Dyeing Machine for 3D Printed Parts at formnext

In 2004, coloring process service provider CIPRES Technology Systems was founded by Carlos Prestien; two short years later, the German company branched out and began offering serial production of SLS 3D printed…

Caracol Factory Using Roboze Technology and Materials to Deliver Finished 3D Printed Parts

Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, which expanded into the United Arab Emirates and opened a new headquarters in Bari in the last few months, is well known for its 3D printers’…

3D Print Works Offering Refillable 3D Printing Filament Reels to Go with Masterspool Project

While designers, enthusiasts, and hobbyists may have lots of at-home 3D printing needs today, it’s impossible to turn ideas and projects into completed parts without a steady supply of good…

Buggy 3D Printed Kitchen Appliance Targets Sustainable Nutrition

While I don’t think many people would agree with young Simba’s culinary assessment of jungle bugs as being “slimy yet satisfying” in The Lion King, the truth is that insects are…

Tremor Suppression Glove with 3D Printed Components Helps Parkinson’s Patients Exhibit Better Motor Control

Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative neurological disorder, which, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation, affects more than 10 million people in the world today. The disorder is very diverse, and no…

Education and Metal 3D Printing: GE Additive Announces New AEP Cycle, Work with Bosch to Optimize and Redesign Oil Header

Last year, GE Additive announced that it would invest $10 million over five years in the educational initiative GE Additive Education Program (AEP). The initiative was designed to nurture and develop the skills…

Rail Researchers at University of Huddersfield Explore 3D Printing of Train Components

If you went to school anywhere in the Western world, there was probably a moment in which you had to memorize the fact that the Scottish inventor James Watt developed…

HiETA Uses Renishaw Metal 3D Printer to Take Heat Exchangers From Prototyping to Commercial Production

UK metrology company Renishaw often works in metal 3D printing, and has a goal of making the technology more accessible and mainstream. Its RenAM 500M, a laser powder bed fusion…

3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive ‘Living Architecture’ Structure

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the…

3D Printing Business: Y Soft Partners with Konica Minolta for 3D Print Management, Oerlikon Looks to the Stars with New Partnership

In a week already rife with announcements of new 3D printing industry partnerships, the collaborations continue. Y Soft Corporation, based in the Czech Republic, is a leading provider of enterprise workflow…

Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to…

Innovative Maker Uses 3D Printing and Electronics to Create Polaroid Replica that ‘Prints’ Animated GIFs

We’ve all got that favorite meme that was turned into a fun 3D printed representation of a mass pop culture phenomenon, from Grumpy Cat and Left Shark to that strange…

Inexpensive Robot with Open Source, 3D Printed Components Cracks a Safe in 30 Minutes at Hacker Convention

While the 3D printed, PIN-protected door lock by HPI looks cool, I’m pretty sure that a determined thief would find a way to get past it. The 3D printed, heavy…

Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to…

Livrea Yachts Partners with Autodesk and SABIC to Manufacture the World’s First 3D Printed Yacht

We’ve seen 3D printed models of yachts, 3D printed yacht parts, and even a decorative jaguar that was 3D printed to grace the bowsprit of a superyacht, but an entirely…

MAN Diesel & Turbo Equipping Its Gas Turbines with Standardized, 3D Printed Components

We know that metal 3D printing is one of the oldest additive manufacturing forms, but it’s also one of the fastest growing in the industry. It’s been used to manufacture…

Additive Manufacturing Keeps Production Local: William Cook Saves 200 Jobs With Investment in Sheffield 3D Printing Factory

In a bid to gain new customers, as well as ‘safeguard’ 200 manufacturing jobs, family-owned engineering business William Cook, based in the UK, recently invested £6 million in a new factory…

InViewR: Researchers Dive into Data with Virtual Reality from ZEISS & arivis, Allows for Inspection of 3D Printed Parts

While initially famous as a niche technology embedded in the gaming and surreal sci-fi worlds, virtual reality is showing itself to be a much more expansive realm today. And helpful too. From…

voxeljet Wins Coveted ‘Component of the Year’ Award for 3D Printed Wheel Upright That Offers Superior Rigidity & Light Weight

Voxeljet has been experiencing a major growth trend lately, continuing to move up, onward, and all over the globe, and we’ve been following as earnings have continued on a positive note,…

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…