3d printing robots

New 3D Printed Continuum Soft Robot Can Lift 3 Pounds

Usually when we think of robots in everyday life, it’s something anthropomorphic, maybe a cross between C-3PO and Rosie the robot maid from The Jetsons. But robots don’t always represent…

Ceramics 3D Printing Robots May Save Ancient Relics

3D printing continues to assist in the preservation and restoration of historical relics, with industrial robotics and alternative materials offering even more potential. Chinese researcher Jia-zheng Zhu, of Nanjing Normal…

University of Arkansas: Research Group Delegates 3D Printing Duties to Their Swarm of Robots

“Individuality is what drives humans.” – Wenchao Zhou 3D printing and robotics have been a match for decades, and they continue to have a future together in manufacturing. When it…

Thesis Focuses on Using Cooperative 3D Printing with Robots to Improve the Technology’s Scalability

Obviously, the size of your 3D print is limited to the size of your 3D printer…you wouldn’t try and 3D print a building, no matter how small, using a desktop…

How Much Will The University Tuition Be For My Robot Love Child?

What will the future bring us? Will technology save or damn us? In the past antidotes to techno-optimism could readily be found in Aldous Huxley and George Orwell. Decades ago…

Siemens STEM Day Offers 3D Printing and STEM Education Lessons for Teachers and Students

With operations spread over nearly 200 countries, global company Siemens provides automation, digitalization, and electrification products. The company, which won an award from ASME this year for its 3D printed…

GE Global Research Developing Cold Spray Technology, Speeding Up Laser 3D Printing Processes

Cold spray technology involves metal powder fed through a supersonic nozzle, attached to a robotic arm, at high pressure and into a heated nitrogen or helium gas stream. Then, many…

MIT CSAIL’s Interactive Robogami System Makes it Easy to Design and 3D Print Your Own Origami-Inspired Robots

For years, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have been working with 3D printing and robotics, making robots 3D printed in one step and 3D printed…

Now on Kickstarter: The Affordable Dobot M1 Robot Arm That Does Everything

A little more than a year ago, we were introduced to the Dobot, a low-cost, precision desktop robotic arm with multiple toolheads. The Kickstarter campaign raised an incredible $615,000, shattering…

Soccer Playing, 3D Printed MANAV Robot Debuts at IIT Mumbai TechFest

MANAV, which the developers say is India’s first 3D printed humanoid robot, was launched at IIT Mumbai TechFest recently. Built by the A-SET Training & Research Institute in New Delhi, the…

Students Break Architectural Design Barriers Using 3D Printing Robots at Bartlett School of Architecture’s RC4

In London, Bartlett School of Architecture’s RC4 offers masters-level courses, and is composed of a research cluster which is taking on the challenges of architectural design in 3D printing through…

Researchers Develop Minibuilders, Tiny Robots Capable of 3D Printing Large Buildings

It is amazing how quickly the technologies around 3D printing have been developing over the last couple of years. Not only are we seeing Moore’s Law-like increases in the speeds…