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Researchers Use Aerosol Jet 3D Printing to Make Efficient X-Ray Detectors

Wilhelm Röntgen discovered X-rays in 1895, and, to this day, they remain a fundamental tool in medical imaging, though a lot of progress has obviously been made since then. Medical…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 28, 2020: Thinking Huts, nScrypt, Alloyed, ASTM International

We’re covering a variety of topics for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. A nonprofit organization is developing a pilot project to build a 3D printed school, while nScrypt…

“Major US Healthcare Manufacturer” to Use Electronics 3D Printing to Produce Diagnostic Medical Device

Likely the most successful example of electronics 3D printing on the market is that of Optomec, whose Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology is now being used not only for prototyping…

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3D Printed Sensor Detects COVID-19 Antibodies in 10 Seconds

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, 3D printing has been making major headlines, whether the technology is being used to make PPE, ventilators, and nasal swabs, or…

Samsung Electronics Using Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D Printing to Make Next-Generation Consumer Electronics

New Mexico-based Optomec, which supplies production-grade 3D printing systems for electronics applications and LENS Directed Energy Deposition 3D printers for the manufacturing of metal parts and components, just announced that…

Adjusting the Design, Material, and Parameters of a 3D Printed Strain Gauge with Computational Simulation

A trio of researchers from the Singapore Center for 3D Printing at Nanyang Technological University recently published a paper, titled “Aerosol Jet Printed Strain Sensor: Simulation Studies Analyzing the Effect of…

3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications

What’s one major thing that airplanes, bridges, and weigh stations have in common? If you answered strain gauges, you were right. These simple devices measure the strain, or pull, on…

AFRL Researchers Inspired by Newsprint Use 3D Printing and Perovskites to Fabricate Cost-Efficient Solar Cells

A friend told me once that it was possible to make an inexpensive, working solar oven just by painting a big cardboard box black and lining the inside with tinfoil,…

NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by…