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Microwave Electronic Circuits Made via Low-Cost 3D Printer & Plastic Filament

In the electronics industry, 3D printing has been used to fabricate sensors, stretchable electronics, and conformal electronics, and to make waveguide devices and antennas for microwave devices. That’s because the…

Recycling Filaments: Evaluating the Mechanical Response of ABS in Multiple Cycles

Researchers from Greece experiment with sustainability in materials, detailing the findings of their study in the recently published ‘Sustainable Additive Manufacturing: Mechanical Response of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Over Multiple Recycling Processes.’ The…

3D Printing and ABS Recycling: Assessing Virgin and Re-used Filament

In the recently published ‘Investigation of closed loop manufacturing with Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) over multiple generations using Additive Manufacturing,’ authors Mazher Iqbal Mohammed, Daniel Wilson, Eli Gomez-Kervin, Bin Tang,…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and…

Innofil3D Partners with Ten Kate Racing and Polyscope to Release New ABS Material for 3D Printed Superbike Racing Components

From cars, yachts, and drones to wheelchairs, bikes, and even small, lifelike heads, 3D printing has been taking the world of competitive racing by storm over the last few years. Ten Kate Racing,…

High School Senior Develops 3D Printed Biomimetic Robotic Prosthetic Hand

While I never participated, I remember students in my high school’s more advanced science classes working together for the egg drop challenge, where teams built a container that would hold the egg…

Designer Uses ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer to Develop Multifunctional Walker Prototype

We’ve written about biomedical engineer and 3D designer Eliza Wrobel before, when she used 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph‘s 2.0 SX multitool 3D printer a few months ago to create this really…

Titan Robotics Makes Improvements to Large-Format Hyperion 3D Printer

Leading manufacturer of large-format and custom 3D printers Titan Robotics has made some improvements to its second FFF 3D printer model, the Hyperion. The announcement comes almost a year to the day after…

MakerBot Tough PLA and MakeShaper Filament Widen 3D Printing Material Options on MakerBot 3D Printers

MakerBot has really been focusing on 3D printing materials recently, as it now makes up one of the largest segments of the desktop 3D printer market. We first heard about MakerBot’s new…

Greater Strength, Higher Performance: Ultimaker Releases Four New Professional 3D Printing Materials

Ultimaker is one of those rare, well rounded companies that’s offering just about everything their makers could possibly want from the desktop with a simple, high-quality menu of hardware, materials,…

Getting Those Parts Oriented: Made for Me Releases The Ultimate Guide to ABS 3D Printing

These days it’s easy enough to unpack that new 3D printer and set off to work with your starter pack of filament, design files ready to go and models on…

Ira3D Offers New Special Filaments Made in Italy: Push the Boundaries & 3D Print Perfect Designs

All it takes is watching the Poetry Infinity in action and you’ll want to get your hands on one. The Ira3D team, invoking their ‘made in Italy’ roots further, likens…

What to Do with Solvent Waste from Finishing Your 3D Prints? Recycle it with the Sidewinder!

From cradle to grave. From the minute you purchase a finishing solvent, that’s exactly the type of relationship you two are going to have. It sounds dramatic, but it’s important…

Is 3D Printing Hazardous for Your Health? Researchers from University of Texas Weigh In

It seems nothing is without hazard, and especially in technology. As soon as something new and amazing hits the mainstream and is placed into the hands of innocent consumers, instructed…