3d printing australia

Australia Has Big Hopes for a New Metal 3D Printer: LightSpEE3D Coming to CDU Thanks to Government Grant

We’ve definitely been seeing a lot of 3D printing innovation coming out of Australia recently, from 3D printed fashion, medical implants and 3D bioprinting to a virtual 3D world of dinosaurs…

Toddler Learns to Toddle with Help from 3D Printed Magic Shoes

Eve Darcy has magic shoes. Bright silver and sparkly, they certainly look magical – but their power comes from the carefully designed and 3D printed orthotics inside them. Eve was…

Researchers Introduce 3D Printed Soft Robotic Hand with Human Touch

Cornell University researchers recently developed a realistic-looking prosthetic hand, for just $50, using 3D printing, soft robotics, and lithography. It can handle decidedly more delicate tasks, because it is the…

Locals Find Work at Australian Recycling Center Turning E-Waste into 3D Printers

For a couple of years, my husband had what I jokingly referred to as a “computer graveyard” in the basement of our house. Our old college computers were down there,…

3D Printing Training Among Mandatory Australian Government Courses, Some More Helpful Than Others, for Indigenous Job Seekers

While it’s easy to see the many varied benefits of 3D printing in more dense, urban areas, it’s not always as visible in the far-flung, underdeveloped corners of the world. There…

Gizmo 3D Ships Printers to Crowdfunder Customers With Surprise Upgrades to Software and Hardware

Last year, the entire 3D printing industry became adrenalized when Carbon unveiled their breakthrough Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology, a truly remarkable production process that is capable of printing objects…

FutureHear Project Pushes Forward with LulzBot 3D Printers and Crowdfunding Support

When it comes to determination and resourcefulness, the researchers behind the FutureHear project are a bright and inspiring example of what can be accomplished even in tough circumstances. The project,…

As Australians in Remote Areas Receive Internet, 3D Printing May Offer Progressive Sustainability

When thinking of Australia, many of us visualize a beautiful country filled with the wide expanse of the outback where rugged people and wildlife enjoy the simple life away from…

Australian Researchers Lack Support From Government, Turn to Crowdfunding to Fund 3D Printed Ears

When you consider the industrial uses for 3D printing, the potential is staggering, whether you are examining the ways in which the technology is being used in aerospace, automotive, or…

3D Printing Systems Unveils the Bunker: A Smart Filament Cartridge System

As many of our readers utilizing desktop 3D printers have come to know, there’s nothing quite as frustrating as returning to your printer expecting to see a finished model, only to…

Australian Researchers Explore the Superconductive Properties of 3D Printed Parts

One year ago, we covered the scientifically progressive plans of University of British Columbia quantum materials researcher Jennifer Hoffman, who has been optimistically working towards quantum 3D printing, which would essentially enable…

Engineering Student Saves His Employer $10K/Year With a 3D Printed Innovation

Most of us don’t think too much about what goes into the production of the things we use and consume every day. When you rip open the small sugar packet…

University of Wollongong Researchers Plan to Ride the Waves with 3D Printed Surfboard Fins

Over the past few years, 3D printing technology has helped cultivate waves of innovation across a wide range of industries, whether it be on land, in outer space, or even upon…

Australia Begins the Push for STEM Curriculum Early On with National Innovation and Science Agenda

Australia is calling women and children to begin participating in their budding National Innovation and Science Agenda, just beginning to unfold as the government pours $48 million into a STEM…

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing Geographical Search Trends

Just like with any new technology, there are areas of the world which have adopted 3D printing faster and at a much more massive scale than other areas of the…

MakerBot and Alloys Partner to Bring 3D Printers, Scanners & Materials to 1,000 Australian Resellers

As fierce competition heats up on the consumer side of the 3D printer market, the major players within the industry continue their torrid rate of expansion by signing new distribution…