3d printing silicone

KAUST Research Team 3D Prints Small Silicon-Based Computers to Use as Non-Invasive Health Monitor E-Stickers

I have been lucky enough, so far in my life, as to not end up in a hospital bed multiple times (knock on wood!). I’m thankful for this, because I…

ALT LLC Announces the Development of New Multi-Material Silicone 3D Printing Technology

One of the newest materials to hit the 3D printing market is silicone, which has gone from being a rarity in 3D printing to suddenly being almost everywhere. The first…

Wacker Debuts Silicone 3D Printing Technology to North American Market at IDTechEx

As the entire industry looks to push the capabilities of 3D printing technology to the next level, the demand for advanced materials has never been greater. For about 70 years…

Sterne Elastomere Unveils SiO-Shaping 1601 Silicone 3D Printer at K 2016

Silicone 3D printing has been growing quite a bit over the last year. Until recently, the material was nearly impossible to 3D print due to properties that made it incapable…

San Draw Medical Develops Realistic 3D Printed Model for Suture Training

When 3D printing started appearing more frequently in the medical world, it was largely in the form of 3D printed organ models that allowed doctors and surgeons to plan out…

3D Printed Silicone Seals for Fuel Cells Lead to New Service from San Draw

In terms of 3D printing materials, silicone is a relatively new one, but it’s developing quickly. Two months ago, Wacker Chemie introduced the first-ever industrial 3D printer for silicone materials,…

Finally! Medical Students Have Realistic ‘Arm’ to Practice on with 3D Printed IV Injection Trainer

Those studying to become doctors are known to be some of the most devoted—and competitive—students you will ever meet. As they work their way through the rigorous challenges of medical…

Fripp Design Finally Gains Patent for 3D Printed Silicone Picsima Process and is Now Seeking Partners

Sheffield-based design company Fripp Design developed a process for 3D printing with silicone materials called Picsima a few years ago, and they have been working on gaining a patent for…

Novel 3D Printed Approach to Creating Biocompatible Electronic Medical Devices

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a method for treating a variety of neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s. In DBS treatment, electrical signals are delivered to a very specific…