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Researchers Create Low-Cost 3D Printed Polarimeter for Use in Chemistry Classrooms

The adoption of 3D printing in the classroom has opened up new horizons for creating teaching tools. Science teachers, in particular, can make personalized models of nanostructures, and educational tools…

The State of 3D Printing in Industrial Goods, Part Four

In the previous installment in our series on the use of 3D printing in the industrial goods sector, we discussed some general trends, as well as the key manufacturers of…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2018

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering some business news, followed up with material news and stories of 3D printing applications in the medical, aerospace, and defense fields. Norman…

Education and Metal 3D Printing: GE Additive Announces New AEP Cycle, Work with Bosch to Optimize and Redesign Oil Header

Last year, GE Additive announced that it would invest $10 million over five years in the educational initiative GE Additive Education Program (AEP). The initiative was designed to nurture and develop the skills…

3D Printed GRIPsher Multi-Tool Can Be Operated With One Hand, Only $35 on Kickstarter

There’s something enticing about the multi-tool, allowing you to handle nearly any scenario requiring handiness from one small central device. While they come in different sizes and shapes, it’s always…

ORNL and Boeing Earn Guinness Book of World Records Title for Largest Solid 3D Printed Part

Few government-backed entities have innovated upon 3D printing technology as much as the Tennessee-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which is the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) largest national laboratory…

Caterpillar Inc. Uses 3D Printing to Save Time, Money and Manufacturing Challenges

We often hear about how 3D printing is not only the wave of the future, but that the technology is positioned to take the lead in the manufacturing sector. Evidence…

Mechanical Pencil Performs Double Time with 3D Printed Attachment for Spooling Prototyping Wire

There are those who use pencils, and then there are those who use mechanical pencils. This is a tool that many become so accustomed to, they refuse to use any other…

It’s a Screw Driver, It’s a Set of Pliers, It’s a 3D Printed Super Multi-Tool!

CORRECTION: The design which Bixler 3D printed is actually a patented design, created by a company called Swiss Tech. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!! OK, maybe not…

The 3D Printed LawnFixer Takes Care of Those Problem Areas in Your Lawn This Summer

3D printing has gone from a technology which has drawn crowds merely for the spectacle itself, to a technology that now garners attention for what it can actually create. No…

French Teen Creates a Functioning, Completely 3D Printed Vise

When it comes to 3D printed objects, most people immediately envision little trinkets and toys cluttering up a coffee table or desk. This is far from the whole story, however….

Navy Researcher Creates Functional 3D Printable Adjustable Groove-Joint Pliers & Other Amazing Tools

This past December, NASA 3D printed a working tool for the first time in outer space, using a 3D printer that was built with the help of Made In Space….