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Brett Turnage’s Latest 3D-Printed RC Car: The Delorean Time Machine

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” – Doc Brown My husband’s favorite movie trilogy is Back to the Future, and I’m a pretty big fan myself. So when…

POLYLINE Project: Developing Digital Production Line for 3D Printing Spare & Series Automotive Parts

Because 3D printing can ensure complex structures and geometry, mass production of individualized products seems closer than ever. But, since standards are somewhat lacking across process chains, and automated levels…

Ganit Goldstein and Prusa Research: Wearable Collection of 3D Printed Shoes and Outfits

For a few years now, we’ve followed the work of Israeli fashion designer Ganit Goldstein, ever since she was a second year jewelry and fashion student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 18, 2019

The stories we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs run the gamut from materials to new printers. Altair has launched its new industrial design solution, and Remet opened a…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 18, 2019

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs: Canadian additive and space manufacturing companies are partnering up for a two-year project, while Thor3D and Polyga have announced a…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a…

Adafruit Designs 3D Printed Mount, Plus Add-Ons, for Its Crickit PCB

We often see 3D printing used to fabricate various mounts, whether they’re for your OtterBox iPhone case, your GoPro video camera, or your Garmin unit. In today’s world, it’s common…

BotFactory Tests Out New PCB 3D Printer with DIY Edge Detector Project

Four years ago, Brooklyn-based startup BotFactory successfully crowdfunded its desktop PCB factory, the interestingly named Squink, that lets users 3D print working circuit boards with conductive inks, and even fabricate circuit traces on…

SparkFun Project Details How to 3D Print Plastic LED-Filled Modules on Nylon Fabric

Every engineer and designer knows that experimenting is important when it comes to trying new things – you can’t just expect to ace new skills on the first go. A…

Five 3D Printed Houses to Be Constructed in Eindhoven as Part of New Collaborative Concrete Project

When it comes to concrete 3D printing, the municipality of Eindhoven in the Netherlands is the place to be…more specifically, the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In 2015, the university began…

Russian Amputee Uses 3D Printed Lever to Set New World Record in Deep Sea Diving

3D printing is often called upon to help create assistive devices and prosthetics, so that people with disabilities and amputated limbs can still participate in the activities they enjoy. Earlier…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative,…

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most…

UK Students Design and Build Inexpensive 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetic Hand

According to the National Health Service (NHS), about 6,000 major limb amputations are carried out in the UK each year. Functional prosthetics can help, but they tend to be costly,…

High School Students First People in Arkansas to Successfully 3D Print a Brain Tumor

We often hear about how 3D printed medical models can help surgeons plan out complex surgeries ahead of time, as well as being an educational tool for medical students. 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2018

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, covering stories about everything from investments, grants, and executives to awards and new machines. SCRA announced an investment in 3D prosthetics…

Love Your Formlabs 3D Printer? 3D Print Your Own “BabyForm2” Model

A 3D printer that is capable of printing itself including its external layer and internal components is not a new concept. The RepRap project has grown from its 2005 roots…

Collaborative NextGenAM Project Aims to Speed Up Automation of the Industrial 3D Printing Process

Last year, Premium AEROTEC, a German manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft production systems, entered into a partnership with Norsk Titanium, to offer 3D printed metal components to Airbus, one…

Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to…

3D Print Your Own 17-Inch-Tall Fully-Articulated Voltron: Defender of the Universe Figure

Ask any ’80s kid what the best cartoon from their childhood was and there is a very good chance that they’re going to say Voltron. The syndicated animated series was…

Now You Can Run Android on your iPhone Using this 3D Printed Case and Hacked Battery Pack

Which is the better phone, Apple’s iPhone or devices that run Android? It is a philosophical battle that is as old as time itself, well at least as old as…

The Great Globe Project: 10.5 Million Piece, 420 ft Wide, 3D Printed Model of Earth

We have seen so many incredible collaborative efforts involving 3D printing over the last couple of years. Desktop 3D printers are limited in that only objects of a certain size…