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3D Printing News Briefs, August 11, 2020: 3DEO, Nexa3D, AK Medical

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DEO has won a design competition, and Nexa3D will be demonstrating its expanded line of ultra-fast polymers at this week’s AM Industry Summit. Finally,…

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China’s Long March-5 Rocket Has 50 3D Printed Parts

During the last two years, China has led the world in orbital launches, and 2020 seems to continue along that trend as the country’s space agency sends major exploration missions…

Chinese Designer’s 3D Printed Clothing Nominated for International Innovation Award

Typically held in London during the first weekend of June, this year’s Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) held by the Graduate Fashion Foundation had to be canceled due to the ongoing…

3D Printed Painting: Giant, Pixelated Mona Lisa Revealed at Chinese Museum

To honor the incredible genius of Leonardo Da Vinci, China’s 3D Printing Cultural Museum presented one of his most famous artworks, the Mona Lisa, as a large 3D printed pixel…

Farsoon Releases Flight 252 High Temperature 3D Printing Platform

Following the progress of many manufacturers over the years, it is clear that users around the globe are not left wanting for the new technology and new resources required to…

3D Printing for Preoperative Simulation of Complex Cardiovascular Surgery

Last month, doctors in east China’s Nanchang city used 3D printing technology for the first time to assist a complex cardiovascular surgery. Before outlining their final plan, a pre-operative evaluation…

Greater Potential for Artificial Intelligence in Additive Manufacturing

Researchers from China continue in the quest to continually top 3D printing capabilities, adding complex layers with other technologies into the fold, as detailed in the recently published ‘Smart additive…

Using Symmetry and 3D Printed Medical Models to Repair Bone Fractures

In a new study, a team of researchers from China compared the clinical outcomes of treating isolated acetabular (concave surface of the pelvis) fractures with traditional 3D-printed planning models and…

Chinese 3D Printer Exports Soar Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Since early spring of 2020, there has been much to be serious about, from health to finances. Some of us have had one thing in common though: we have had…

Chinese Researchers Sustain Bioprinted Brain Cells for Four Weeks

In the recently published ‘Engineering of brain-like tissue constructs via 3D Cell-printing technology,’ researchers  use 3D models to glean information about neurology on numerous levels, from learning more about neural…

China: Microcasting Technology in Metal 3D Printing to Produce Large Pump Propeller Blades

An industrialization team from China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology, led by Professor Zhang Haiou, is using a relatively new technology with 3D printing to produce heavy, industrial parts…

3D Printed Car Manufacturer XEV Boasts 30,000 Orders

The ongoing pandemic has caused major disruption to the global economy, halting business and consumers from their normal purchases—big and small—and the automotive industry was certainly not spared. Many countries…

Comparing 3D-Printed and Traditional Guide Plates for Placing Orthodontic Brackets

The most important part of orthodontic treatment is the correct positioning and bonding of the brackets. Direct bonding is less accurate and often takes longer due to saliva and inaccessible…

Falcontech to Install 50 Metal AM Systems from Farsoon to Support Super Metal AM Factory Strategy

Metal additive manufacturing (AM) service provider Falcontech co., Ltd. has begun an initiative recently to focus more on series production by expanding its manufacturing capacity with what it calls the…

China: 3D Printed Vertebral Body Used to Reconstruct Upper Cervical Spine of 9 Patients

Primary osseous spinal tumors make up roughly 5% of all primary bone tumors, and reconstruction is required to restore the spine’s integrity and stability. However, it’s hard to reconstruct this…

3D Printed Guide and Titanium Implant Help Surgeons Reconstruct Patient’s Pelvic Bone

Cancer patients with pelvic sarcomas need a large bone transplantation and implant fixation after resection of the bone defect, but complex implant systems often fall apart in many patients shortly…

3D Printing for Nerve Regeneration: Gelatin Methacrylate-Based Nerve Guidance Conduits

Chinese researchers delve deeply into tissue engineering, releasing the findings of their recent study in ‘3D printing of gelatin methacrylate-based nerve guidance conduits with multiple channels.’ While there have been…

Researchers Evaluate Feasibility of Closing Multiple Atrial Septal Defects Guided by 3D Printed Model

We’ve often seen physicians use 3D printed heart models to help during surgeries, but a group of researchers from China published a paper on using them to help with an…

More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D Printing

Archaeology labs, museums, and cultural heritage institutions around the world have been using 3D printing technology to fabricate countless objects and provide access to cultural heritage. Thanks to additive manufacturing,…

Can a 3D Printed Model Improve the Outcome of Complex Tibial Plateau Fracture Surgery?

A complex tibial plateau fracture, mainly caused by high-energy injuries, affects the knee and generally means the person is unable to walk. If that isn’t hard enough, all kinds of…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 7, 2020

We’ve got a new 3D printer, a line of 3D printing resins, and an online series in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MINGDA is introducing a new industrial 3D printer,…

3D Printing Metal Matrix Composites: Liquid Metal with Carbon Fiber

Of additive manufacturing’s (AM) unique strengths is the ability to process metal more easily than is achievable with subtractive manufacturing, which has the added benefit of producing parts with unique…

China: Analysis of 3D Printed Bolts

Chinese researchers have been investigating more precise ways to create bolts, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Characterization of 3D printed bolts based on digital image correlation and infrared…

China: Testing Titanium Alloy Scaffold Mimicking Trabecular Structures

Chinese researchers are looking further into the uses of titanium in bioprinting, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Mechanical behavior of a titanium alloy scaffold mimicking trabecular structure.’ Five…