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Linde & 3D Medlab Partner to Optimize Metal 3D Printed Implants

Linde and 3D Medlab have embarked on a collaboration that could prove to be quite powerful in the development of orthopedic devices. Focusing on the creation of improved, complex lattices…

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“World’s First” Waterproof 3D-Printed Shoe, Made Using LEAP 3D Printing

LuxCreo, a provider of ultra-fast 3D printing at-scale solutions based out of Silicon Valley and Beijing, has launched what it claims to be the ‘world’s first waterproof 3D printed sneaker’,…

3D Printing Liquid Crystal Elastomers to Mimic Human Tissue

Biological tissues are amazing materials. Over the years, our biological tissues mature and change so they can provide exactly what’s needed for their individual function, like how elastic cartilage can…

New Balance and Formlabs Launch TripleCell 3D Printing Platform and Rebound Resin for Athletic Shoes

While I’m not much for recreational jogging these days, I’ll always remember my first real running shoes – a pair of dark gray Sauconys, which I got to pick out…

Materialise Software Used to Optimize Conformal Cooling Tooling Design of 3D Printed Metal Mold for Toy Car

Conformal cooling channels are often used in molds, 3D printed or otherwise, to achieve more efficient cooling and higher performance levels. French toy manufacturer Smoby recently turned to Materialise for…

LLNL: Magnetically Responsive Metamaterials Instantly Stiffen 3D Printed Structures

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) frequently does impressive work with 3D printing materials, including metamaterials. Now the lab has introduced a new class of metamaterial that can almost instantly respond and…

Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need…

Finite Element Modeling Used to Study How Defects Can Effect Porosity in 3D Printed Lattice Structures

For applications that require lightweight structures able to maintain stiffness and strength, 3D printed lattice structure are often used. The complex forms are simple to 3D print, and their mechanical…

First Mechanical Properties Tests of 3D Printed Carbon CLIP Lattice Parts

California 3D printing company Carbon, founded in 2013, suddenly hit the scene in 2015 with its innovative Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology, which uses the power of light and oxygen…

3D Bioprinting: Comparing Lattice Scaffolds with Traditional Rectangular Sheets

Bioprinting is not a simple endeavor – if it were, we would likely be transplanting 3D printed organs by now. It’s a delicate process that requires a number of factors…

Steelcase Calls on Fast Radius and Carbon to Create a 3D Printable Redesign of its SILQ Chair

From chairs and tables to sofas and stools, we here at 3DPrint.com love a good piece of 3D printed furniture, and many furniture companies all around the world are on…

Comparing Rectangular and Lattice Structures in 3D Printing Bioinks

In 3D bioprinting, scientists and researchers use bioinks for material, which are loaded with cells to 3D print biological structures; once printed, secondary crosslinking mechanisms come into play to retain the shape’s…

Study Examines Compressive Behavior of 3D Printed Lattice Structures

Lattice structures are frequently found in additive manufacturing, as their complex forms are easy to make using 3D printing. The technology also makes it possible to construct them from multiple…

3D Printing Lattice Structures for a More Lightweight CubeSat Bus

Few things have brought science directly into the hands of the general public more than the CubeSat. Often 3D printed, these miniature satellites can be easily crafted and stocked with…

3D Printing Used to Create Better Lithium-Ion Batteries

You’ve likely needed to use lithium-ion batteries for at least one device at some point. They can be a pain to replace when they run out of juice, and though…

Researchers Test 3D Printed Lattice Structures as Implants to Facilitate Bone Growth

The advances being made in bioprinting and tissue engineering mean that even the most severe injuries have a chance at being repaired. Loss of bone due to injury or disease…

Additive Orthopaedics Receives 510(k) Clearance for Patient Specific 3D Printed Bone Segments

It seems like just about every day, we’re learning of new 3D printing innovations in the medical field, from prosthetics and pharmaceuticals to anatomical models, surgical guides, and implants. But…

Frustum and ANSYS: 3D Software Solutions on Display at RAPID + TCT

We weren’t just checking out artwork and the latest 3D printers and applications or attending press conferences and keynote at last week’s RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth – 3D software was…

Carbon and the “New Future Additive Will Bring”: Exclusive Interview

While it’s the applications that draw wide attention to Carbon, and the advanced hardware, software, and materials that keep focus on the California-based company, ultimately any success comes down to…

3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for…

3D Printing Business: Inside Carbon

One of the most undeniably forward-thinking companies in the 3D printing industry today is Carbon. Heralded as a smart company, Carbon is at the forefront of major initiatives in high-speed,…

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Create Super-Strong Material

One commonly cited shortcoming of 3D printing is its tendency to produce parts that aren’t quite as strong as those produced by more traditional kinds of manufacturing. That’s becoming less…

FATHOM Introduces Open Source Software Project for Generating 3D Lattice Structures

California-based FATHOM, which expanded its on-site managed services and announced important partnerships with Stratasys and Desktop Metal last year, is introducing a fascinating new open source project called Crystallon, which uses Rhino…

Carbon Takes On Foam Innovation with 3D Printing

Carbon continues to be inspirational in the 3D printing realm, innovating with new materials and working toward production scale offerings, as well as new software, support, and simulation features. Now, Carbon…