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3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2018

For this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, EOS is introducing its latest 3D printer at IMTS this week, while CRP Technology’s Windform RL 3D printing material is a finalist for the upcoming TCT Awards. The first product line of 3D printed eyewear in the UAE just launched, researchers at the University of […]

For this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, EOS is introducing its latest 3D printer at IMTS this week, while CRP Technology’s Windform RL 3D printing material is a finalist for the upcoming TCT Awards. The first product line of 3D printed...
What are the Ethics of 3D Scanned and 3D Printed Museum and Archaeological Artifacts?

What are the Ethics of 3D Scanned and 3D Printed Museum and Archaeological Artifacts?

3D scanning and 3D printing have been used as forms of preservation, creating digital records and physical replicas of fragile archaeological finds or threatened works of art. The technology has gained popularity in museums, where copies of artifacts can be made to be handled and examined by the public, or studied more closely by scientists. […]

3D scanning and 3D printing have been used as forms of preservation, creating digital records and physical replicas of fragile archaeological finds or threatened works of art. The technology has gained popularity in museums, where copies of artifacts can be made to be...
The Manacor Museum Uses 3D Printed Replicas to Encourage Visitors to Touch Its Exhibits

The Manacor Museum Uses 3D Printed Replicas to Encourage Visitors to Touch Its Exhibits

The Manacor Museum in Mallorca, Spain was founded in 1908 as an archeological museum, but has since evolved into a true historical museum, showcasing objects from across the historical spectrum. Even the building itself is of historical interest, having been constructed in the 13th century. The objects themselves are displayed behind glass cases or in […]

The Manacor Museum in Mallorca, Spain was founded in 1908 as an archeological museum, but has since evolved into a true historical museum, showcasing objects from across the historical spectrum. Even the building itself is of historical interest, having been...
Release Your Inner Child and Play with 3D Printed Replicas of Einstein’s Building Blocks

Release Your Inner Child and Play with 3D Printed Replicas of Einstein’s Building Blocks

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? I had many favorites growing up, but the first was this little rubber Grover from Sesame Street with bendable arms and legs; I carried him everywhere. According to research, the act of playing is extremely important for children’s learning and development, as it’s the most fun, natural […]

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? I had many favorites growing up, but the first was this little rubber Grover from Sesame Street with bendable arms and legs; I carried him everywhere. According to research, the act of playing is extremely important for...
3D Printing Technology Used to Create Replicas of Historic Buddhist Statues in China

3D Printing Technology Used to Create Replicas of Historic Buddhist Statues in China

I re-watched one of my favorite movies this weekend, Hitch, about a New York City dating consultant played by Will Smith. While on an early morning date to Ellis Island with the woman he’s interested in, Hitch tells her, “You can’t really know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been,” right before he […]

I re-watched one of my favorite movies this weekend, Hitch, about a New York City dating consultant played by Will Smith. While on an early morning date to Ellis Island with the woman he’s interested in, Hitch tells her, “You can’t really know where...
3D Printing Helps Jewlr Speed Production of In-Demand Meghan Markle Engagement Ring Replicas

3D Printing Helps Jewlr Speed Production of In-Demand Meghan Markle Engagement Ring Replicas

I am one of those many Americans who is just a tiny bit (okay, maybe a lot) obsessed with the British monarchy…not the system, so much, as the royals themselves. While I was not yet born when Prince Charles married Princess Di, née Lady Diana Spencer, in 1981, I do remember the overwhelming sadness of […]

I am one of those many Americans who is just a tiny bit (okay, maybe a lot) obsessed with the British monarchy…not the system, so much, as the royals themselves. While I was not yet born when Prince Charles married Princess Di, née Lady Diana Spencer, in 1981, I...
3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing technology to produce these implants. Last winter, a group of researchers […]

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing...
Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even ancient art is affected by 3D printing, […]

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even...
3D Printing Eliminates the ‘Look, Don’t Touch’ Rule for Archaeologists, Students & Museum Visitors

3D Printing Eliminates the ‘Look, Don’t Touch’ Rule for Archaeologists, Students & Museum Visitors

It’s been well established at this point that 3D printing is making a significant impact on industry around the world, whether you delve into aerospace, medicine, or even art, fashion, and design—and far, far more. But the contributions 3D printing is making to science are enormous—with a major bonus being offered in how it allows […]

It’s been well established at this point that 3D printing is making a significant impact on industry around the world, whether you delve into aerospace, medicine, or even art, fashion, and design—and far, far more. But the contributions 3D printing is making to...
Ready, 3D Print, Fire! Antique Rifle Is Recreated on ZMorph 2.0 SX

Ready, 3D Print, Fire! Antique Rifle Is Recreated on ZMorph 2.0 SX

The ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer is definitely being put to use around the world. Lately, we’ve seen creations such as the multifunctional walker prototype and the eco-friendly shoe. Now, the team at Get Models Now has 3D printed a replica that is indeed hard to distinguish from the original. The 3D printed rifle will […]

The ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer is definitely being put to use around the world. Lately, we’ve seen creations such as the multifunctional walker prototype and the eco-friendly shoe. Now, the team at Get Models Now has 3D printed a replica that is indeed hard to...
A Palace Ceiling, a Winged Bull and a Room Full of History: 3D Printed Replicas of War-Destroyed Artifacts on Display at Roman Colosseum

A Palace Ceiling, a Winged Bull and a Room Full of History: 3D Printed Replicas of War-Destroyed Artifacts on Display at Roman Colosseum

As ISIS rampages across the Middle East, precious works of art and architecture that have stood for thousands of years have been tragically mowed down in attempts to snuff out history, to destroy entire cultures. At the Colosseum in Rome, three 3D printed restorations stand as defiant evidence that cultural annihilation won’t be that easy. […]

As ISIS rampages across the Middle East, precious works of art and architecture that have stood for thousands of years have been tragically mowed down in attempts to snuff out history, to destroy entire cultures. At the Colosseum in Rome, three 3D printed restorations...
National Park Service Centennial: CyArk Takes D.C. Visitors to Mount Rushmore in Seconds with Virtual Reality

National Park Service Centennial: CyArk Takes D.C. Visitors to Mount Rushmore in Seconds with Virtual Reality

It seems we have a celebration for anything and everything these days, whether we are appreciating cupcakes on Mondays or our dogs on Facebook last week. From genuine holidays to those made up by Hallmark, and from anniversaries that mark history to those that are just marketing ploys, there’s something to accentuate every 24-hour period. […]

It seems we have a celebration for anything and everything these days, whether we are appreciating cupcakes on Mondays or our dogs on Facebook last week. From genuine holidays to those made up by Hallmark, and from anniversaries that mark history to those that are...
Classics Students at University of Canterbury Learn More about Ancient Rome through Examining 3D Printed Replicas

Classics Students at University of Canterbury Learn More about Ancient Rome through Examining 3D Printed Replicas

3D printing has begun to play a much larger role in education. While a priority nearly since the technology hit the mainstream, we now very commonly see entire labs popping up in schools all over the world including the hardware, software, networking and organizational platforms—as well as hordes of enthusiastic students just waiting for their […]

3D printing has begun to play a much larger role in education. While a priority nearly since the technology hit the mainstream, we now very commonly see entire labs popping up in schools all over the world including the hardware, software, networking and...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Famous Sculptures and Antiquities

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Famous Sculptures and Antiquities

In my Ten 3DP Things column from a few weeks back I collected some of the coolest and most unique 3D printable buildings and monuments, and it was probably the most fun that I’ve had putting together one of these lists. Architecture and the aesthetics of design used in buildings and large-scale installations have always […]

In my Ten 3DP Things column from a few weeks back I collected some of the coolest and most unique 3D printable buildings and monuments, and it was probably the most fun that I’ve had putting together one of these lists. Architecture and the aesthetics of design...
Physicist Wants to 3D Print the Cockpit of a World War II Warbird

Physicist Wants to 3D Print the Cockpit of a World War II Warbird

Munich, Germany is home to the Deutsches Museum, the world’s largest museum of science and technology. It was a visit to this museum that instilled in young Christoph Vernaleken a lifelong fascination with aircraft, particularly historic ones. Decades later, the German physicist and doctor of engineering is working for Airbus Defence and Space on the design […]

Munich, Germany is home to the Deutsches Museum, the world’s largest museum of science and technology. It was a visit to this museum that instilled in young Christoph Vernaleken a lifelong fascination with aircraft, particularly historic ones. Decades later, the...
Japan: Roice Entertainment Offers 3D Printed Replicas of the Dearly Departed, Doubling as Urns

Japan: Roice Entertainment Offers 3D Printed Replicas of the Dearly Departed, Doubling as Urns

There’s simply nothing more difficult in life than losing a loved one. Still years after they’ve passed away, we often yearn to see them again whether in a dream, or finding old photos of them. While a family member may actually put a lot of thought into planning their own funeral and establishing with everyone […]

There’s simply nothing more difficult in life than losing a loved one. Still years after they’ve passed away, we often yearn to see them again whether in a dream, or finding old photos of them. While a family member may actually put a lot of thought into planning...
Australia’s AAOD Museum & 3D Systems Produce 3D Printed Toy Replicas of Banjo the Dinosaur

Australia’s AAOD Museum & 3D Systems Produce 3D Printed Toy Replicas of Banjo the Dinosaur

Finding a cache of ancient dinosaur bones: I think it’s one of those secret dreams we all harbor, especially as children, diligently digging in the dirt while fantasizing about the glory of being the next rock-star archaeologist, decked out with requisite khakis, neck kerchief, and even the friendly sidekick too. Might you find a dinosaur […]

Finding a cache of ancient dinosaur bones: I think it’s one of those secret dreams we all harbor, especially as children, diligently digging in the dirt while fantasizing about the glory of being the next rock-star archaeologist, decked out with requisite khakis, neck...
Thanks to Denver’s 3D Printing Store, DU is 3D Printing Heart Valves, Ears & More

Thanks to Denver’s 3D Printing Store, DU is 3D Printing Heart Valves, Ears & More

Colorado is just a divine place to be, in nearly any season. With warm days in summer and cool nights putting you under the down comforter, beautiful changing leaves to check out in fall, and epic winters which turn into the relief of spring, it’s a place of continual wonder. Whether you are into climbing […]

Colorado is just a divine place to be, in nearly any season. With warm days in summer and cool nights putting you under the down comforter, beautiful changing leaves to check out in fall, and epic winters which turn into the relief of spring, it’s a place of continual...
Threeding & Artec 3D Team Up to Scan Hundreds of Greek Artifacts from Private Collection

Threeding & Artec 3D Team Up to Scan Hundreds of Greek Artifacts from Private Collection

We tend to perk up whenever we hear that Threeding and Artec 3D have teamed up for a new project. This generally means we are about to be taken to a faraway land, with the potential to visit ancient cities and the relics they left behind, which are in need of preservation via archiving. From […]

We tend to perk up whenever we hear that Threeding and Artec 3D have teamed up for a new project. This generally means we are about to be taken to a faraway land, with the potential to visit ancient cities and the relics they left behind, which are in need of...
Iranian Artist Highlighted in Virtual Reality Gallery Exhibiting 3D Additivist Manifesto & 3D Models of Works Destroyed by ISIS

Iranian Artist Highlighted in Virtual Reality Gallery Exhibiting 3D Additivist Manifesto & 3D Models of Works Destroyed by ISIS

Dear oppressors and terrorists of the world: meet some radical artists on the other side who want to give you a run for your money, notifying you that they have not truly allowed you to take priceless art and relics from us forever, despite the destruction heaped on citizens and museums. Iranian media artist Morehshin Allahyari […]

Dear oppressors and terrorists of the world: meet some radical artists on the other side who want to give you a run for your money, notifying you that they have not truly allowed you to take priceless art and relics from us forever, despite the destruction heaped on...
3D Printed Replicas of ISIS-Destroyed Temple to be Constructed in New York City and London

3D Printed Replicas of ISIS-Destroyed Temple to be Constructed in New York City and London

In the year AD 32, the people of Palmyra, Syria began constructing a temple that would be consecrated to the Semitic god Bel and become the epicenter of the city’s religious life. The Temple of Bel would later become converted into a Christian church during the Byzantine era, and later into a mosque upon the arrival […]

In the year AD 32, the people of Palmyra, Syria began constructing a temple that would be consecrated to the Semitic god Bel and become the epicenter of the city’s religious life. The Temple of Bel would later become converted into a Christian church during the...
Visualizing & Exhibiting Anthropology: VCU Students 3D Scan, Print & Hand Paint Hundreds of Artifacts for Virginia Museum of Natural History Exhibit

Visualizing & Exhibiting Anthropology: VCU Students 3D Scan, Print & Hand Paint Hundreds of Artifacts for Virginia Museum of Natural History Exhibit

3D scanning and printing allow us to come face to face with the future. After decades of talk about space age technologies, the wave of the future, and the technology of tomorrow, we can now literally hold it in our hands–and it all becomes even more amazing in tandem with other fields and sciences like […]

3D scanning and printing allow us to come face to face with the future. After decades of talk about space age technologies, the wave of the future, and the technology of tomorrow, we can now literally hold it in our hands–and it all becomes even more amazing in...
Check Out This Awesome Light-Up 3D Printed 1989 Batmobile

Check Out This Awesome Light-Up 3D Printed 1989 Batmobile

Batman is probably one of the most iconic and universally known superheroes in the world, but that wasn’t always the case. Before Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, unless you read comic books you only knew him as the goofy, spandex wearing Adam West. But the release of the film featuring a darker, more serious Batman […]

Batman is probably one of the most iconic and universally known superheroes in the world, but that wasn’t always the case. Before Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, unless you read comic books you only knew him as the goofy, spandex wearing Adam West. But the release of...
WASP Uses 3D Printed Models to Recreate Casts of the Fallen at Pompeii in 79 A.D.

WASP Uses 3D Printed Models to Recreate Casts of the Fallen at Pompeii in 79 A.D.

The ancient city of Pompeii sat on 160 idyllic acres before it was covered in a flood of volcanic ash as Mt. Vesuvius delivered the final blow in 79 A.D. with one of the most explosive eruptions ever. Thousands were killed, tragedy ensued, and the once-beautiful city inhabited by 20,000 was simply abandoned under a thick pile […]

The ancient city of Pompeii sat on 160 idyllic acres before it was covered in a flood of volcanic ash as Mt. Vesuvius delivered the final blow in 79 A.D. with one of the most explosive eruptions ever. Thousands were killed, tragedy ensued, and the once-beautiful city...
Kickstarter: 3D Printable Boneheads are Back—Bearing Articulated Chompers

Kickstarter: 3D Printable Boneheads are Back—Bearing Articulated Chompers

Who needs another bonehead in their life? If the first Kickstarter campaign was any indication, apparently a lot of us did and do—and now, 3DKitbash is back with Series Two, bearing a very interesting addition: mandibles. 3D printed jawbones. 18 of them. Who would have ever dreamed that skulls would go so mainstream? While previously […]

Who needs another bonehead in their life? If the first Kickstarter campaign was any indication, apparently a lot of us did and do—and now, 3DKitbash is back with Series Two, bearing a very interesting addition: mandibles. 3D printed jawbones. 18 of them. Who would...
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