RAPID 2017: Titan Robotics Introduces New Pellet Extrusion System, Showcases Cronus Multi-Gantry 3D Printer

While metal 3D printing was all the rage at RAPID + TCT this week, there were some FDM printers on the exhibit floor that showed that plastic extrusion is still…

Rice University Researchers Using OpenSLS 3D Printer to Create 3D Printed Lattices for Bone Tissue Engineering

The benefits of 3D printing today are universally appreciated, to include strength and quality in models and components that can be made quickly, offering greater affordability on most levels, and…

Danit Peleg Creates First 3D Printed Fashion Collection Printed Entirely at Home

Without a doubt 3D printing is beginning to gain some traction within the fashion industry. It has gained popularity by some of the industry’s most popular designers, and has attracted…

Autodesk’s Ember Research Team Experiments with True Speed of Top-Down SLA DLP 3D Printing

Andreas Bastian, a 3D printing research scientist at Autodesk, decided to put his job title to the most literal use upon building a top-down DLP 3D printer to see what…

A Full-Featured SLS 3D Printer For $2000? German Student Says He Can Build It

Lukas Hoppe is taking on the big boys with this project. The18-year-old is about to finish school in Bremen, Germany, and he’s launched an Indiegogo project aimed at funding his…

Autodesk Open Sources Their 3D Printer Resin – Providing Recipe to All & Opening the Door to New Materials

Open source technology is what brought the desktop 3D printer space to where it is now. If it weren’t for groups such as RepRap, who really encouraged the sharing of open…

3D Printed Prosthetic Hands Take a Turn Towards Fashionable with Paintable Fingernails

The major knock on most prosthetic devices — whether we are talking about arms, legs, hands, or whatever it be — is the simple fact that they are usually not…

OpenSLS – An Open Source Project Creates a Sub-$15K Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printer

You may recall, that a little over a month ago, we did a story on a man named Andreas Bastian, who had 3D printed mesostructured material. When I was covering the…

Andreas Bastian Creates Incredible Bendable 3D Printed Mesostructured Material

When it comes to designing and printing on 3D printers, the most common types of materials used are PLA and ABS plastics. These materials are sturdy, yet have a very…


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