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3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and…

HEXR: A 3D Printed Bike Helmet

No matter where you’re cycling, if you’re cycling around a country lane or cycling in the middle of all the city traffic, it’s always wise to wear your helmet. Helmets…

3D Printed Temporary Helmet Protects Young Patient Waiting for Cranioplasty

3D printing has been used many times to fabricate helmets, but not just ones to protect your head during sports like cycling and baseball. Custom 3D printed helmets for adults…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 14, 2018

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a story about 3D printed glasses and then moving on into the aerospace sector. 3YOURMIND is…

Vatican’s Swiss Guard Trades In Metal Helmets for 3D Printed Ones

The Swiss Guard has been in existence for centuries, serving as the Vatican’s private army. They have served over 40 popes and are steeped in tradition, including the red, blue…

3D Printing Introductions, Innovations, and Bling Galore at RAPID + TCT 2018

This year’s RAPID + TCT event is coming to a close in Texas today, and I’m very pleased to call it my first big 3D printing industry event. There were so…

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most…

Melissa Ng on Designing and 3D Printing Her Cosplay Interpretation of Ironheart’s Armor for Marvel Commission

Self-taught 3D artist, designer, and dreamer Melissa Ng sells and showcases her amazing designs on her Lumecluster blog, often impressing us with her style. Though Ng has been drawing for years, she…

Making Stronger Protective Gear: Researchers Replicate Biological Structure of Lobster Claws Using Electric-Assisted 3D Printing Process

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association last month found that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which results from repeated blows to the head, was found in 99% of the…

World’s Top Producer of Lacrosse Helmets Turns to 3D Printing to Improve Prototyping Capabilities

I didn’t play any full-contact sports in school, like football or rugby, but I still came home with my fair share of minor injuries from marching band practices and competitions…

How Many Sports Injuries Can Be Prevented Through 3D Printing?

It’s no secret that football is a dangerous sport. It’s fast-paced and high-impact, and protective gear can only do so much, as repeated tragedies involving traumatic brain injuries have shown….

Conch’s Strength Inspires MIT Researchers to 3D Print Stronger Protective Gear

As a kid growing up in Florida, I was always thrilled to find a conch shell intact, washed up on the shore. My grandmother had an enormous collection of them on her sunny…

Jamiroquai Music Video Features Pangolin-Inspired 3D Printed Light-Up Helmet

I didn’t grow up watching music videos on MTV, but sometimes I’d see them at a friend’s house, and I was always fascinated by that method of storytelling. It’s not…

LLNL & Autodesk 3D Printing Football Helmets, Overhauling Sports Equipment Construction

I live in Colorado, where today even the word euphoric would be an understatement to describe how people are feeling. It’s the day after that glorious Super Bowl win. Bets…

3D Print an Awesome Daft Punk Helmet with Working LED Lights

French electronic music superstars Daft Punk donned their famous robot masks way back in 2001 as a way to avoid being photographed once the notoriously press-shy duo’s music started to…

Cardiff University and Charles Owen Inc. Awarded Grant to Further Develop 3D Printed Protective Headgear

Every so often, the stories crop up in the news: the college football star who unexpectedly commits suicide, the NFL “family man” who suddenly shoots his wife. These incidents make…

Osteo3d Makes a Difference with 3D Printed Helmet for 5-Month-Old Craniosynostosis Patient

While 3D printing is making leaps and bounds throughout nearly every sector, delighting, shocking, and blowing minds from outrageous 3D printed fashion to plans for using the technology even in…

3D Print a Wearable Eredin, King of the Wild Hunt Helmet from The Witcher 3

Throughout many legends and throughout many different cultures, the Wild Hunt is a terrifying myth linked to destruction and is often the foretelling of bad omens or times of unrest….

Here’s Last Month’s Most Downloaded 3D Printable Models From SketchFab

A 3D model website with over 200,000 different models, Sketchfab is becoming more popular for companies and individuals looking for 3D printable content. This is Sketchfab’s most popular, downloadable, 3D…

Danish Designer 3D Prints Full-size Retro Scuba Helmet, Patina and All

There is something about those old, retro style scuba helmets that makes me want to stare at them for hours on end. Perhaps it’s the intrigue about what the helmet…

3DSphere Builds a Very Cool 3D Printed DJ Helmet

The team at Belarus-based firm 3DSphere, 3dsfera.by, created a very cool project they call “Helmet for DJ,” and it’s a sort of Daft Punk piece of headgear which includes the…

‘Monomateriality’ — Student Creates Amazing Art With Handheld Lego 3D Printer

In what is truly a statement of raw art, today we’re taking a look at a rather progressive project put together by industrial design student Vimal Patel, a New Zealander who lives…

You Can Now 3D Print Your Very Own ‘Mask of the Third Man’ from Destiny

3D printing has been responsible for some really incredible costumes as of late. The technology provides the perfect solution for designers who wish to create fully custom elements on their…

Father Creates Incredible 3D Printed Star Wars Rebels AT-DP Helmet for Son

Star Wars is a franchise which has been around for over three and a half decades. Just when you think it may begin fizzling out, something else pops up even…