3d printed electronics

Italian Researchers Integrate Sensors into 3D Printed Metal Structures

Italian researchers from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, explore the use of sensors in 3D printing for medical applications. Authors G. De Pasquale, A. Buffon,…

nScrypt 3D Printing Electronics for US Air Force in Harsh Military Environments

3D printing is going hardcore for the military, with a team of developers recently testing materials for electronics meant to withstand harsh environments. The details are revealed in “Mechanical and…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 28, 2020: Desktop Metal, DOMO Chemicals, Nano Dimension

We’ve got some partnership news we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! Cetim and Desktop Metal are working together, while DOMO and Zare have also announced a partnership. Moving…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 21, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new products and materials, an industry event, 3D printed electronics, and education. 3Doodler announced a new product, and Essentium will be…

Robotics Manufacturing at the Next Level with 4D Printed Soft Robotics

Authors Ali Zolfagharian, Akif Kaynak, and Abbas Kouzani explore the growing science of soft robotics, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Closed-loop 4D-printed soft robots.’ Emphasizing how fast this…

MIT: A New Fiber Ink With Electronics Embedded Inside

Innovations in printed electronic devices have led to the development of alternative approaches and exciting applications for 3D printing, focusing on both printing methods and ink materials. It is a…

TU Delft Researchers Create Soft Robotics that Respond to Color-Based Sensors

As 3D printing and robotics continue to collide and complement each other, new machines are being created. In soft robotics, we’re seeing the emergence of a class of machines that…

Nanyang Technological University: Inkjet Printing of ZnO Micro-Sized Thin Films

In ‘Inkjet-printed ZnO thin film semiconductor for additive manufacturing of electronic devices,’ thesis student Van Thai Tran, from Nanyang Technological University, delves into the realm of fabricating products with conductive…

Embedded 3D Printing and Sensors Lead to Soft Robotic Fingers

Robotics and 3D printing have gone hand in hand for years, but researchers Ryan L. Truby, Robert K. Katzschmann, Jennifer A. Lewis, and Daniela Rus have put a much more…

European Innovation Hub and Test Bed to Focus on Developing and Implementing 3D Printed Electronics

More and more, we are using special industrial 3D printers, with inkjet and aerosol jet technology, to embed conductive components within our intelligent products in what we call 3D printed…

University of California Researchers Explore Acoustophoresis in Regulating Electrical Composites for 3D Printing

Scientists from University of California Santa Barbara have been exploring the use of acoustophoresis in regulating electrical composites in accompaniment with 3D printing in ‘Flexible Composites with Programmed Electrical Anisotropy…

Researchers 3D Print Resistors From Electrically Conductive Filament on a Desktop 3D Printer

In a paper entitled “Characterization of resistors created by fused filament fabrication using electrically-conductive filament,” a pair of researchers 3D prints resistors using electrically conductive carbon black and graphene-based filament….

Harris Corporation Tests Performance of 3D Printed Radio Frequency Circuits

Harris Corporation is a leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. Recently, the company made an…

World’s First 3D Printed Volumetric Circuit Emerges from University of Texas El Paso Lab

A great many discoveries have been made in the lab of Raymond C. Rumpf, PhD, the Schellenger Professor in Electrical Research in The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of…

Researchers Explore 3D Printing Embedded PLA Batteries Using Fused Deposition Modeling

We rely on many different types of energy sources to get through the day for our mobile power needs, making batteries a big industry. Researchers are continuing to look for…

Using a Combined 3D Printing Method to Create Stretchable Electronics

Stretchable electronics have a lot of potential for applications in wearable devices, soft robotics, artificial skin and more. To create stretchable electronics, 3D printing is a fast, accurate technology that…

Breakthrough 3D Printed Bionic Eye Could Restore or Enhance Sight

For a long time, blindness was an irreversible condition, and that’s still true about many forms of it. If a person’s eyes or vision are damaged badly enough, there’s only…

Research Tests 3D Printed Electronic Components for Space Flight

In a three-year experiment, the COSMIAC Research Center at the University of New Mexico has been researching and testing electronics that have been embedded into 3D printed systems. With funding of…

Breakthrough Technique 3D Prints Electronics or Cells Directly on Skin

Wearable devices have come a long way, but nothing on the market today compares to what we might see in the future. The University of Minnesota is offering a glimpse…

Nano Dimension Gains a New Customer, Opens First 3D Printed Electronics Service Bureau

When you think of 3D printed electronics, what’s the first company that comes to mind? Chances are it’s Nano Dimension, the company behind the famous DragonFly 2020 Pro circuit board…

SOLIDWORKS Add-In for Dragonfly 2020 Pro Gives Engineers Access to 3D Printed Electronics Design

After a long beta period in which Nano Dimension trialed and perfected its Dragonfly 2020 electronic circuit board 3D printer, the company decided to scale the printer up, turning it…

Polyetherimide (PEI) Offers a Wide Range of 3D Printing Uses: Learn More!

It is easy to focus on the end product of the 3D printing process, especially as so many stunning innovations are being produced around the world. 3D printed parts are…

AFRL & American Semiconductor Innovate with New Award-Winning 3D Printed Chip

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and American Semiconductor have collaborated to create a new 3D printed silicon chip that will bring together both previous and newer techniques for assisting with…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2017

We’re starting out with some health and business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D modeling and some commercial 3D printed shoes. The…