3d printed joints

Beijing: Researchers 3D Print More Powerful PhotoAcoustic System

While dark-field acoustics may sound mysterious, they pertain to imaging capabilities that are helpful to researchers in a wide range of applications. In ‘A versatile dark-field acoustic-resolution photoacoustic microscopy system…

3D Printing Used to Create Optimized Surgical Snake Robot

Intraluminal surgical procedures are those that take place within the walls of an organ, particularly tubular ones. In a paper entitled “Rolling-Joint Design Optimization for Tendon Driven Snake-like Surgical Robots,”…

Unique 3D Printed Connectors Help You Create Versatile Pieces of Furniture

While it is absolutely possible to 3D print custom furniture today, I think we can all agree that doing so is generally not as easy as just heading out to IKEA,…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 29, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs (the last one this month, how is the summer going by so quickly?!), a few companies are announcing special honors and recognitions, and then…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 19, 2017

It’s getting closer to the end of December, which means the official start of winter is almost here. The days are getting colder, so why not warm your heart with…

New Self-Healing Bio-Glass May Be Used as 3D Printed Cartilage Replacements

A team of scientists at the Imperial College London and at the University of Milano-Bicocca have collaborated to develop a unique, flexible material that could potentially be used to help…

Materialise and Mobelife Announce New Partnerships to Develop 3D Printed Advanced Orthopaedic Implants

3D printing has been all over medicine this year, from 3D printed organs used for surgical pre-planning to major advances in bioprinting technology and the ongoing revolution of prosthesis manufacturing….

3D Printing Helps Make SACK the Latest in Sustainable Modular Furniture

Designers working with 3D printers have been trying to make modular furniture catch on for years now, and so far nothing has really seemed to work. For the most part,…

Creating Articulated Figures with the 3Doodled Joint

Louis DeRosa is the store window artist at MoMA, and 3Doodler says they first discovered his work with their 3D printing pen when he posted a model of his dog…

Decorating on a Budget: Berni Offers Free Download & Plans for 3D Printed Beer Bottle Furniture Joint 

Have you ever spent hours–after generously hosting a party at your house–sweeping away all the festivity remnants into the trash and recycling bin? Depending on your guests, the empty beer…

3D Printed Knees Implanted Into Humans and Cats, 3-4 Million Estimated Annual Human Implants by 2030

If you’ve ever bought a wedding dress, or know someone who has, you learn quickly that it is difficult to purchase something that fits perfectly right off the rack. Instead,…

3D Printed Joints Hold Great Promise for Patients Needing Joint Replacement

We’ve grown accustomed to the idea that 3D printing holds great promise for advances in the field of medicine. However, each individual advance is still thrilling as it promises even…