3D printed silicone

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2020

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month! To start with, SelfCAD released a new update, and ACEO is hosting a webinar series about 3D printing with silicones,…

3D Printing Awakens Renewed Interest in Polymeric Heart Valves for Patient-Specific Treatment

Authors Charles D. Resor and Deepak L Batte review the recent work of André R. Studart and his co-researchers in creating artificial heart valves via 3D printing. Their findings are…

Sterne Bringing Silicone 3D Printing to COMPAMED Trade Fair

Sterne Elastomere, a company located in the south of France, specializes in manufacturing items out of silicone materials for industries such as food and drink, mass transit, medical, nuclear, and…

ECCO Steps Forward with 3D Printed Custom Silicone Midsoles

German company ViscoTec, which manufactures systems required for conveying, dosing, applying, filling, and emptying medium to high-viscosity fluids for multiple industries, including automotive, medical, and aerospace, is well-known in the…

ACEO Highlights Silicone 3D Printing for Soft Robotic Grippers

Yesterday, we learned that 3D printed silicone leader ACEO, a brand launched by German chemical company Wacker Chemie AG in 2016, made its first public disclosure of fluorosilicone 3D printing, which is a 100% elastomer…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer,…

Medical 3D Printing Breakthroughs in 2017

Every year, great strides are made in medical 3D printing. Stories that used to be headline news around the world are now becoming more commonplace as personalized healthcare is here…

San Draw Responds to Training Needs with New 3D Printed Medical Simulator

Medical students have to train for a wide variety of procedures, many of them delicate and precise. Obviously, it’s critical that they know exactly how to perform such procedures before…

3D Printing Materials: Carbon Introduces Biocompatible SIL 30, ARRK Europe Adds a New Flexible SLS Material

Carbon became known to the world when it unveiled its CLIP 3D printing technology a couple of years ago, quickly grabbing attention with its unprecedented print speeds and advanced, programmable materials….

3D Printed Silicone and Partnerships in Today’s Business News

Silicone 3D printing is still relatively new. Wacker Chemie introduced the first-ever industrial silicone 3D printer just last year, and since then the technology has grown and spread at a rapid…

ACEO Introduces Multi-Material 3D Printing for Silicones

It was only a little over a year ago that silicone 3D printing became an industrial technology for the first time. Wacker Chemie introduced its ACEO brand and ACEO Imagine Series…

ACEO Officially Launches Open Print Lab: Gain Theoretical and Practical Knowledge of ACEO’s Silicone 3D Printing Technology

Back in 2015, German chemical manufacturing company WACKER CHEMIE AG announced that the ACEO team from its WACKER SILICONES division had developed technology that made it possible to use silicone materials…

ETH Zurich Researchers Use 3D Printing Technology to Create First Silicone Artificial Heart for Testing Purposes

We’ve seen plenty of 3D printed heart models used as helpful surgical planning tools, and 3D printing technology has helped with heart conditions in many other ways, like 3D printed…

ViscoTec Introduces Two-Component Print Head for 3D Printing Viscous Materials

3D printing capabilities have come a long way quite quickly, but there’s still a long road ahead as materials development races to keep up with the demands of possibility. There’s…

NC State Researchers Look to the Structural Stability of Sand Castles to Develop New 3D Printing Method for Silicone Paste

The other day I was walking through a local outdoor mall, and noticed that several wooden platforms had been set up. The platforms weren’t empty: each one contained a rather…

University of Florida Develops Silicone 3D Printing Process for Better Medical Implants

A major advance in the medical industry has been the 3D printing of silicone, a fairly recent development. The first industrial silicone 3D printer was debuted last year, though a…

ALT LLC Announces the Development of New Multi-Material Silicone 3D Printing Technology

One of the newest materials to hit the 3D printing market is silicone, which has gone from being a rarity in 3D printing to suddenly being almost everywhere. The first…

Wacker Debuts Silicone 3D Printing Technology to North American Market at IDTechEx

As the entire industry looks to push the capabilities of 3D printing technology to the next level, the demand for advanced materials has never been greater. For about 70 years…

Sterne Elastomere Unveils SiO-Shaping 1601 Silicone 3D Printer at K 2016

Silicone 3D printing has been growing quite a bit over the last year. Until recently, the material was nearly impossible to 3D print due to properties that made it incapable…

San Draw Medical Develops Realistic 3D Printed Model for Suture Training

When 3D printing started appearing more frequently in the medical world, it was largely in the form of 3D printed organ models that allowed doctors and surgeons to plan out…

3D Printed Silicone Seals for Fuel Cells Lead to New Service from San Draw

In terms of 3D printing materials, silicone is a relatively new one, but it’s developing quickly. Two months ago, Wacker Chemie introduced the first-ever industrial 3D printer for silicone materials,…

Brit Designer’s 3D Printed Lingerie Banishes Offensive Panty Lines

While standing in the grocery store line yesterday holding a frosty tub of cookies and cream ice cream for my children, mind you, things were held up at the register for…

UK Student Strives for the Perfect Fit With Her 3D Printed Lingerie

From catwalks across the globe to museum exhibits like Manus x Machina, the recent impact of 3D printing technology on the fashion industry has never been more apparent than it…

Practice Makes Perfect: Researchers Create 3D Printed Silicone Models for Pediatric Ear Reconstruction

Most of us take for granted the ability to hear, to be able to hear ourselves speak and to do so clearly, and even more aesthetic concerns like being able…