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Boeing Files Patent Application, Wants to 3D Print Levitating Objects

I always love seeing new 3D printing patent applications. There has been some wacky-looking stuff presented — Samsung’s recently granted patent for a holographic 3D printer comes to mind — but I’ve never seen anything…

The Four Most Promising 3D Printing Investment Opportunities for 2016

With last year’s stock implosion of 3D printing giants 3D Systems and Stratasys and their rapidly dwindling good will on the stock market, you would think that the 3D printing…

3D Printing Was the Most Important Technology of 2015

I’m open to the suggestion that I may be a little biased on the subject, but I think this past year no other technology has proven that it will completely…

3D Scanning Technology Creates a Virtual Reality Model of Medieval Bone Crypt

The University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology has joined forces with the school’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Boeing in a very unusual joint effort. They’re using 3D scanning…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — June 27, 2015

In this week’s 3D printing news, we have stories about 3D printable icons, like Batman and Elvis, and a chance to win a MakerBot Replicator 2 just for buying tickets to…

China Eastern Airlines Successfully 3D Prints Airplane Parts for Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft

We’ve seen the Chinese 3D print cars, houses, and even entire apartment buildings (well sort of). They’ve 3D printed life-sized statues, and even a working air conditioning unit. When it…

5 Potential Future Applications of 3D Printing Within the Aerospace Industry

Like many industries, the aerospace industry is increasingly adopting 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies to develop aircraft parts in the pursuit of trimming down manufacturing costs. As a matter…

Catapulting Into the Skies: 3D Printed UAV Soars With Electric Ducted fan Engines

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) was established in 2001: it is a collaboration between England’s University of Sheffield and Boeing. Since its inception, the AMRC has grown considerably, and…

Boeing and Lotus Team up to Create Super Strong Carbon Fiber Reinforced 3D Printing Method

When it comes the production of aircraft and high performance cars, two companies may stand out. Boeing, the designer and manufacturer of fixed-wing aircraft, rockets and satellites has been in the industry…

Huge 3D Metal Printers Coming Soon With 304 Sq Foot Build Volume from Sciaky Inc.

What do Lockheed Martin, DARPA, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force have in common when it comes to 3D Printing? Number one, they are some of the leaders in the…