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3D Printing Business: Y Soft Partners with Konica Minolta for 3D Print Management, Oerlikon Looks to the Stars with New Partnership

3D Printing Business: Y Soft Partners with Konica Minolta for 3D Print Management, Oerlikon Looks to the Stars with New Partnership

In a week already rife with announcements of new 3D printing industry partnerships, the collaborations continue. Y Soft Corporation, based in the Czech Republic, is a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions, and as of today, its flagship be3D eDee print management solution for education is now available in Australia, thanks to a new partnership with […]

In a week already rife with announcements of new 3D printing industry partnerships, the collaborations continue. Y Soft Corporation, based in the Czech Republic, is a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions, and as of today, its flagship be3D eDee print...
Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was getting ready to sign a non-binding Term Sheet with professional engineering services business WorleyParsons, also based in Australia, for a proposed commercial venture. At the time, the […]

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was getting ready to sign a non-binding Term Sheet with professional...
Polar 3D Acquires Interest in Makers Empire to Continue Bringing 3D Printing Technology Education to Schools

Polar 3D Acquires Interest in Makers Empire to Continue Bringing 3D Printing Technology Education to Schools

As more applications for 3D printing continue to surface, it’s more important than ever to train the future workforce on how to use the technology – this is why so many companies are teaming up with schools to work on developing and introducing 3D printing lesson plans to students. Cincinnati-based technology company Polar 3D has […]

As more applications for 3D printing continue to surface, it’s more important than ever to train the future workforce on how to use the technology – this is why so many companies are teaming up with schools to work on developing and introducing 3D printing...
Re:Purpose for Good Pursues Several Good Causes at Once with 3D Printed Prosthetics Made from Recycled Plastic

Re:Purpose for Good Pursues Several Good Causes at Once with 3D Printed Prosthetics Made from Recycled Plastic

3D printing can be used to benefit the world in many ways, and thousands of caring people have dedicated their time and energy towards working with the technology to help others or the planet, whether it’s 3D printing prosthetics or coming up with ways to recycle plastic into 3D printer filament. Both of those are […]

3D printing can be used to benefit the world in many ways, and thousands of caring people have dedicated their time and energy towards working with the technology to help others or the planet, whether it’s 3D printing prosthetics or coming up with ways to...
Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and 3D printed medical products. Now, the company is funding a five-year research project in Australia, worth over AUD$12.1 million, between St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, the University […]

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and 3D printed medical products. Now, the company is funding a five-year...
3D Printed Parts Enhance Asbestos-Detecting Microscope Named Marvin

3D Printed Parts Enhance Asbestos-Detecting Microscope Named Marvin

Asbestos was, at one time, an extremely popular material because of its excellent insulating and fire-resistant properties. Unfortunately, it turned out to be too good to be true, because it was eventually discovered that asbestos is highly toxic. Exposure to it is the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer, and it is now banned in multiple […]

Asbestos was, at one time, an extremely popular material because of its excellent insulating and fire-resistant properties. Unfortunately, it turned out to be too good to be true, because it was eventually discovered that asbestos is highly toxic. Exposure to it is...
Australia's First 3D Printed Paw Helps Millie the Greyhound Run Again

Australia's First 3D Printed Paw Helps Millie the Greyhound Run Again

While greyhounds can also be wonderful, affectionate pets, most people know them as the dogs that run fast. Greyhounds are, indeed, incredibly fast, but Millie, a young greyhound in Australia, lost her ability to run like the wind when she lost one of her front paws due to an injury when she was a puppy. […]

While greyhounds can also be wonderful, affectionate pets, most people know them as the dogs that run fast. Greyhounds are, indeed, incredibly fast, but Millie, a young greyhound in Australia, lost her ability to run like the wind when she lost one of her front paws...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A university in Australia has purchased the DragonFly 2020 Pro, and EnvisionTEC announced a new […]

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A...
Speedy Software Design and Titanium 3D Printing Relieve Nerve Pain with Custom Spinal Implant

Speedy Software Design and Titanium 3D Printing Relieve Nerve Pain with Custom Spinal Implant

Thanks to its low density and high strength, titanium is one of the most commonly used metals when it comes to 3D printed medical implants for humans, and even for animals. In Australia, we’ve seen a 3D printed titanium implant used to improve a woman’s smile, and last year a cancer patient at the Sydney Spine Clinic […]

Thanks to its low density and high strength, titanium is one of the most commonly used metals when it comes to 3D printed medical implants for humans, and even for animals. In Australia, we’ve seen a 3D printed titanium implant used to improve a woman’s...
Digitization and 3D Printing Replicate Fragile Braille Globe

Digitization and 3D Printing Replicate Fragile Braille Globe

Richard Frank Tunley made blinds for a living – but as he told his family, he lived for the blind. The Queensland man dedicated his life to working with and helping visually impaired children and adults. He was especially devoted to making sure that blind children had the same educational opportunities as everyone else. He […]

Richard Frank Tunley made blinds for a living – but as he told his family, he lived for the blind. The Queensland man dedicated his life to working with and helping visually impaired children and adults. He was especially devoted to making sure that blind...
Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique […]

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not...
Scaled-up 3D Printed Viruses Help Students Understand the Flu and Other Diseases

Scaled-up 3D Printed Viruses Help Students Understand the Flu and Other Diseases

In much of the United States, flu season is just beginning. Australia, however, has been in the midst of flu season for while now, and Queensland in particular is experiencing one of the worst flu epidemics it’s seen in a long time. There’s no cure for influenza, and vaccines have to be constantly reformulated as […]

In much of the United States, flu season is just beginning. Australia, however, has been in the midst of flu season for while now, and Queensland in particular is experiencing one of the worst flu epidemics it’s seen in a long time. There’s no cure for...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D printing filaments. Sharebot has joined the open innovation program at Techniplas, and RP Support named the first German distributor for its NEO800 production stereolithography system, while […]

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D printing filaments. Sharebot has joined the open innovation program at Techniplas, and RP...
Metal 3D Printing Without Limits: Titomic Introduces New Titomic Kinetic Fusion Process

Metal 3D Printing Without Limits: Titomic Introduces New Titomic Kinetic Fusion Process

Cold spray is a technique that is commonly used for metal coatings or repairs. It involves metal powder fed at high pressure through a nozzle and into a heated nitrogen or helium gas stream, where it’s fired at the surface of the part to be coated or repaired. The pressure and the gas give supersonic […]

Cold spray is a technique that is commonly used for metal coatings or repairs. It involves metal powder fed at high pressure through a nozzle and into a heated nitrogen or helium gas stream, where it’s fired at the surface of the part to be coated or repaired....
Australian Researchers Design, Build, and Test-Fire 3D Printed Rocket Engine in Four Months

Australian Researchers Design, Build, and Test-Fire 3D Printed Rocket Engine in Four Months

The race to a complete, 3D printed rocket engine is on – NASA has been working for years to develop a fully 3D printed rocket engine, and this summer Rocket Crafters, Inc. received a DARPA contract to build and test a 3D printed, large-scale rocket engine. Now, in just four months, a team of Australian […]

The race to a complete, 3D printed rocket engine is on – NASA has been working for years to develop a fully 3D printed rocket engine, and this summer Rocket Crafters, Inc. received a DARPA contract to build and test a 3D printed, large-scale rocket engine. Now,...
Man Receives 3D Printed Tibia in World-First Surgery

Man Receives 3D Printed Tibia in World-First Surgery

Eight months ago, Caity Bell gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named William. Two days later, the baby’s father was admitted to the hospital with severe leg pain. Bell had to bring the baby home from the hospital by herself as her fiancé, Reuben Lichter, found out that he had a bone […]

Eight months ago, Caity Bell gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named William. Two days later, the baby’s father was admitted to the hospital with severe leg pain. Bell had to bring the baby home from the hospital by herself as her fiancé, Reuben Lichter,...
Artist Uses 3D Printed Paper to Make a Statement About Trees

Artist Uses 3D Printed Paper to Make a Statement About Trees

Everyone knows that paper is made out of trees, but Jack Elliott wants to make trees out of paper. The artist and associate professor at Cornell University has several sculptures depicting trees or made from trees in his body of work, but his current project is a little different than anything he has done before: he […]

Everyone knows that paper is made out of trees, but Jack Elliott wants to make trees out of paper. The artist and associate professor at Cornell University has several sculptures depicting trees or made from trees in his body of work, but his current project is a...
Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to tissue engineering. Two doctors from Austin Hospital in Melbourne want medical professionals to be fully aware of 3D printing potential, and recently published a paper […]

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to tissue engineering. Two doctors from Austin Hospital in Melbourne want medical...
Collaboration Key to 3D Bioprinting Stem Cell Research Success at BioFab3D@ACMD in Australia

Collaboration Key to 3D Bioprinting Stem Cell Research Success at BioFab3D@ACMD in Australia

Medical researchers and scientists have created all kinds of medical marvels, from brain tissue and cartilage to a heart and a pancreas, by 3D printing stem cells. In Australia, Swinburne University of Technology PhD candidate Lilith Caballero Aguilar is currently collaborating on a project with surgeons and researchers at BioFab3D@ACMD, the country’s first bioengineering facility based […]

Medical researchers and scientists have created all kinds of medical marvels, from brain tissue and cartilage to a heart and a pancreas, by 3D printing stem cells. In Australia, Swinburne University of Technology PhD candidate Lilith Caballero Aguilar is currently...
Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the RMS Titanic is a boat worth remembering. It […]

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the...
Educational Business Wins Hack My Van Contest, Will Offer Portable 3D Printing Workshops in New Zealand

Educational Business Wins Hack My Van Contest, Will Offer Portable 3D Printing Workshops in New Zealand

The Hack My Van competition, put on for the second year by Mercedes-Benz Vans, reminds me a little bit of the reality TV show Pimp My Ride, where ruined cars were fixed up and renovated into much cooler versions of the original vehicle. The difference is that, instead of trying to revive an old car, Hack […]

The Hack My Van competition, put on for the second year by Mercedes-Benz Vans, reminds me a little bit of the reality TV show Pimp My Ride, where ruined cars were fixed up and renovated into much cooler versions of the original vehicle. The difference is that, instead...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 4, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 4, 2017

We’ve got a little bit of education, and all sorts of business news, to carry you into the weekend with this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. As part of their new partnership, Challenger Center and New Matter have announced the recipient of five Mod-t 3D printers, and the Ultimate 3D Printing Store […]

We’ve got a little bit of education, and all sorts of business news, to carry you into the weekend with this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. As part of their new partnership, Challenger Center and New Matter have announced the recipient...
Australia Has Big Hopes for a New Metal 3D Printer: LightSpEE3D Coming to CDU Thanks to Government Grant

Australia Has Big Hopes for a New Metal 3D Printer: LightSpEE3D Coming to CDU Thanks to Government Grant

We’ve definitely been seeing a lot of 3D printing innovation coming out of Australia recently, from 3D printed fashion, medical implants and 3D bioprinting to a virtual 3D world of dinosaurs and the innovative work AML Technologies is doing with Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAM). The startup received a substantial grant from the Australian government to help commercialize […]

We’ve definitely been seeing a lot of 3D printing innovation coming out of Australia recently, from 3D printed fashion, medical implants and 3D bioprinting to a virtual 3D world of dinosaurs and the innovative work AML Technologies is doing with Wire-Arc...
AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models and decorations, the technology is also completely changing the face of manufacturing. Metal 3D printing has been used to manufacture everything from surgical tools and aerospace […]

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models and decorations, the technology is also completely changing the face of manufacturing. Metal 3D...
AONIQ Unveils 888 3D Printer with Hopes to Disrupt the Industry, Democratize Manufacturing with PVC 3D Printing

AONIQ Unveils 888 3D Printer with Hopes to Disrupt the Industry, Democratize Manufacturing with PVC 3D Printing

3D printing, since its inception, has been synonymous with disruption—and revolution within world industry and manufacturing as we know it. So, it makes perfect sense that others would want to cause a disruption to 3D printing itself, especially as it has hit the mainstream and shown signs of growing quite comfortable there. That is exactly […]

3D printing, since its inception, has been synonymous with disruption—and revolution within world industry and manufacturing as we know it. So, it makes perfect sense that others would want to cause a disruption to 3D printing itself, especially as it has hit the...