BASF Subsidiary Sculpteo Rolls out Forward AM Materials & 3D Printing Platform

After BASF acquired Sculpteo at the end of last year, many in the industry have been curious as to how they would roll out their first project together. After ten…

China: 3D Printing Prototypes for Valveless Piezoelectric Pumps

Chinese researchers experiment with new pumps for flow delivery systems, 3D printing prototypes. Their study is detailed in full in the recently published ‘Improved design and experimental analysis of valveless…

Paul Ellis of Polymate3D is 3D Printing Speaker Drivers in Kit Form

I received my very first CD player as a birthday gift when I was in middle school; as it was the 90s, the system was a large, clunky boombox. As…

The Perfect Match? Using 3D Printing and LEGO for Better Prototyping

While 3D printing has become a force in on-demand product manufacturing and a catalyst for creating many different functional objects, the technology was created to allow engineers to create rapid…

Poland’s Emtel Uses 3DGence 3D Printers for Defibrillator Parts

The advantages of using 3D printing industrially are apparent around the globe. In the medical field, doctors are exploring ways to create necessary items like dentures, 3D printed implants, surgical…

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Reducing the cost of 3D printed prototypes with 3ERP

3D printing has given businesses the ability to create prototypes quickly and at a low price. Using a 3D printer, it is now simpler than ever to turn a digital…

Designer Creates Unique 3D Printed Homeware Collection for Cooper Hewitt Showcase

From cookie cutters, vases, and gardening collections to clothing hangers, lamps, and kitchenware, it seems that 3D printed homeware is all the rage these days. New York designer Joe Doucet,…

Airbus Helicopters Turns to German RepRap x400 3D Printer Again for 3D Printed Component

In order to validate the design of an important new component, while also saving on development costs, Airbus Helicopters is yet again turning to industrial 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap for…

Thesis Provides Proof of Concept for Using 3D Printing to Improve Design of Internal Pressure Relief Valve

Over the years, 3D printing has proven to be a pretty handy technology to have in one’s toolbox when it comes to making replacement and mechanical parts, like hand water pumps,…

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