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3D Printed Respirator Masks Below N95 Standards, Says Virginia Tech Team

We’ve been cautious and careful about promoting 3D-printed COVID safety equipment here at 3DPrint.com. We talked about a general principle of first doing no harm and also discussed safety recommendations…

International Researchers Review Emerging 3D Printing Medical Devices During COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers from the US and Australia take a comprehensive look at how 3D printing technology is being used to help during the current pandemic, releasing their findings in the recently…

Safety and 3D-Printed COVID-19 Medical Devices — An Interview with Veterans Affairs

In our previous article on the topic, we mentioned some broad guidelines that seem to have coalesced related to 3D printing medical devices in the face of the supply shortages…

Neutrogena Advances Personalized Skin Care with 3D Printed Face Masks

Face masks have been especially popular lately, and I don’t mean the Halloween type – I mean the kind that contain all sorts of beauty- and health-enhancing ingredients. They look…

MSF Hospital in Jordan Continues to Help Wounded Victims of War with 3D Printed Prosthetics

For over ten years now, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), known in English as Doctors Without Borders, has been operating a reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan. Patients from many Middle Eastern countries who are…

NYU Surgeons Create Realistic 3D Printed Masks for Facial Transplant Donors and Their Families

In the case of some transplants, the organ donor is still alive and can lead a normal life post-surgery, such as someone who donates their kidney. But for many transplant…

Vespers: Series of 3D Printed Death Masks Feature at National Gallery of Victoria

We have long admired the work of Neri Oxman, the architect, designer, and professor who runs the Mediated Matter research group at the MIT Media Lab and coined the phrase ‘material ecology’ to describe…

AmorePacific Introduces Customized 3D Printed Facial Mask

Sheet masks have become popular in recent years as a way to moisturize, refresh skin, tighten pores, and do all sorts of other wonderful things for the complexion. The only…

Aposema: 3D Printed Soft Robotics Masks

Soft robotics is a new area for many people. The idea of making soft robots out of soft parts could potentially bring about an entirely new way of constructing robots….

System76 Uses LulzBot TAZ 3D Printer to Create 26 Guy Tux Masks for July 4th

Marketing makes the world go ’round. And when coupled with innovative technology like 3D printing, the sky is the limit. The busy team at System76 discovered this recently as a…

Artists Using Stratasys 3D Printers Highlighted in Paris Exhibit: Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde

As Stratasys announces that several of its 3D printed collections will be presented at the highly anticipated ‘Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde’ exhibition in Paris, some may be…

The Spirit of a Dreamer Spurs 3D Design & 3D Printing Innovation — A Few Questions For: Melissa Ng

 With great technology comes great innovation. Designers, makers, builders, modelers – the 3D printing community is full of astonishing talent, and the pool is deep. We often speak with participants in…

Artist Melissa Ng Creates 3D Printed Mana Potion Pendant to Raise Money and Send Good Vibes

By now, you should be fairly familiar with the name Melissa Ng, especially if you’re into cosplay and other 3D printed creative works of art. If you’re not, I highly…

Neri Oxman and Stratasys Team Up to Bring Death Masks to Life Through 3D Printing

Neri Oxman, the leader of the Mediated Matter research group at MIT, is an American-Israeli architect, designer, and professor whose work combines design, biology, computing, and materials engineering. She developed the…

3D Scanning and 3D Printing Give Plastic Surgery Patients a View of Their Future Selves

The decision to undergo plastic surgery is a difficult and personal one. Even when it’s required for reconstructive purposes, patients still face a lot of uncertainty. What will the results…

Need Some Halloween Help? Gambody Gets into the Holiday Spirit with Four Frightening 3D Printable Game-Inspired Masks

Halloween is mere weeks away – have you figured out your costume yet? I haven’t, which is nothing new – I always wait until the last minute, ending up with something…

J-CAD Uses Virtual Reality and 3D Printing to Help Design Origami-Inspired Face Masks

In recent years – particularly if you live in certain cities – you may have noticed an increasingly popular accessory worn by people around you, on the streets, on the subway,…

Björk’s Latest Tour Features Stunning Displays of Virtual Reality and 3D Printing

While there are a lot of talented and original singers and musicians out there, very few approach the kind of visual artistry and theatricality that Icelandic singer Björk brings to her…

CRP Technology Highlights 3D Printing with WINDFORM Collagene Masks at Singapore Expo

While there are so many important applications regarding 3D printing today, as we know, with the ability to change processes, worlds, and lives, one incredibly glorious benefit from the technology…

Startups on the Upswing — A Few Questions For: Metamason

Back in October, at Inside 3D Printing Santa Clara, I sat for the first time in the audience watching the famed Startup Competition shape up in person. I’d been reading…

Melissa Ng Unleashes Her Metallic Finished 3D Printed Masks & They are Amazing!

I personally take a liking to costumes, whether it be a cosplay design of a well-known character from a movie, video game or comic book, or just a completely made…

This Week’s Top Printable 3DShare Models: Table Parts, Multi-Use Pot, Mars Migration Ship & More

I say this again and again, but I can never guess what will be included on our weekly review of 3DShare’s top printable models. It’s as if just when I…

Melissa Ng Designs 3D Printed Masks for Newly Released JiHAE Music Video

Melissa Ng is a dreamer who has learned to face her fears. Her bravery, which is not the absence of fear, but rather the ability to do despite it, is…

College Student 3D Prints the Scariest Mask Ever… of Himself!

3D printing has been lending itself to the creation of all sorts of interesting costumes, masks, and accessories as of late. The ability to completely design a costume from the…