3d printed tires

BigRep Formally Introduced the STUDIO G2 3D Printer at RAPID 2019

The annual RAPID + TCT event, the largest AM conference and trade show in North America and held this year in Detroit, is typically a time of big announcements about partnerships,…

Michelin & GM Announce 3D Printed Prototype of Uptis, the Airless & Flatproof Tire

The quest to solve the never-ending inconvenience, expense—and sometimes grave danger—presented by the flat tire and the dreaded blowout may finally be coming to an end, thanks to Michelin in collaboration…

Michelin Wants to 3D Print Wood Tires and is developing a Rubber 3D Printing Technology

Tire giant Michelin outlined a vision of a very different tire future. The company hopes to in two years release a tire made out of rubber combined with wood. What’s…

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Vehicle Wheels

Transportation is one of the most important aspects of everyday life across the globe. The US publisher Ward’s estimated as of 2010 there were over 1.015 billion vehicles on the…

Michelin Uses 3D Printing to Realize Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Last year, Michelin debuted its sustainable 3D printed concept tire, called the Vision, at the Movin’On conference, which focuses on sustainable solutions for the automotive industry. This year’s conference is…

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,…

Goodyear Unveils Concept for a 3D Printed Tire That Cleans the Air

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 75 percent of carbon monoxide pollution in the United States comes from cars, while the Environmental Defense Fund estimates that one third of smog-producing…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 14, 2017

It’s Friday, so we’ll start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with something interesting to roll us into the weekend, then move right on to 3D printing business news and…

Movin’ On with Tweels: Michelin Debuts 3D Printed, Biodegradable Smart Tire at Its Sustainable Mobility Summit

Renowned tire company Michelin joined the 3D printing arena in 2015 when it entered into a joint venture partnership with Fives to manufacture metal 3D printers. This week, its parent company,…

Emerging Objects 3D Prints with Recycled Tires

The team at Emerging Objects has a single-minded desire: to 3D print with new materials. They’ve worked with more traditional materials like PLA and resin, experimented on the known edges…

3D Designer and Motorsports Fan Jeremy Burnich Given the Commission of a Lifetime

Jeremy Burnich of Joy Complex is an incredibly talented and creative designer who has used 3D printing to commemorate several major events in recent history, from an Afghan woman’s brave protest to…

Old Meets New in Latest OpenRC Tire Design from Thomas Palm

Leif Tufvesson loves cars. He spent part of his career working as a technician for Volvo’s Research and Development Department in Gothenburg, Sweden, followed by a six-year stint at the…

Thomas Palm Introduces New 3D Printed Tire Designs for Open RC F1

When it comes to RC vehicles, Thomas Palm of Palmiga Innovation has you covered for all types of weather. He and his friend Daniel Noreé, founder of the OpenRC Project, have been…

Prolific Thomas Palm Releases New Tire and Rim Designs for OpenRC Project

Over the past year, we’ve published several articles about the OpenRC Project, the open-source project created by Daniel Noreé that has gathered a large community of makers, designers and radio-controlled vehicle enthusiasts….

These 3D Printed RC Spike Tires Are Deemed Too Dangerous for Public Release

It was just last week that we did a story on a man named Thomas Palm, and his 3D printed RC snow tires. Palm had amazingly created a set of…