BMW Opens €15 Million Additive Manufacturing Campus

BMW Group has opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus, which combines 3D printing for research, prototyping and series parts production in a single facility. The €15 million investment is meant…

Ramaco Carbon and ORNL Explore Coal-Based Materials

Once common in the industrial, transportation, residential, and commercial sectors, coal in the United States has mainly been used to generate electricity for the last forty years. But with demand…

DLP 3D Printing: Mechanical & Strain-Sensing for Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites

Researchers from Spain continue the trend for the development of new combinations of materials, detailing their study in the recently published ‘Mechanical and Strain-Sensing Capabilities of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites…

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Making the Most of 3D Printing and Composites

Polymer matrix reinforced with long carbon fibers has the highest potential to replace metals and reduce the total weight of functional structures. Learn why combining 3D printing and carbon fiber…

Medical Center Completes Clinical Trials of 3D-Printed Nasal Swabs

Upon conducting a clinical trial, a research team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, has closed in on four novel prototypes of 3D-printed…

Lamborghini Makes Lung Simulators Using HP MJF

Italian luxury automobile manufacturer, and part of the Volkswagen Group, Lamborghini has in the space of two weeks developed lung simulators to aid in ventilator production. The Sant’Agata, Bologna-based supercar…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 8, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Four: Corporate Partners

As small 3D printing businesses and individual users jump at a chance to support efforts to manufacture critically needed medical supplies, larger corporations also see opportunities to lend aid. Among…

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Eight

Now that we’ve covered the roots and present state of carbon fiber 3D printing, including current research, we should take a look at where carbon fiber goes to die—or, to…

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