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BASF’s New Forward AM Corporate Brand & Expanding 3D Printing Materials Portfolio

In one week, formnext 2019 will begin in Frankfurt, and BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS), a subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, is joining many other companies at the top…

Nanjing Medical University: 3D Printing Scaffolds with Lithium for Cartilage Regeneration

In ‘Lithium Chloride-Releasing 3D Printed Scaffold for Enhanced Cartilage Regeneration,’ researchers from Nanjing Medical University experiment with coated scaffolds for furthering cell regeneration in patients. The authors realized the importance…

Researchers Use Aerosol Jet 3D Printing to Develop Neuronal Interface with More Anti-Inflammatory Ability

3D printing has been used in the past to help treat degenerative diseases, or at least make it easier to cope with them. In terms of neurodegenerative diseases, implanted prosthetic devices…

Researchers Develop Flow-Casting Method for Bioactive Coating of 3D Printed Porous Titanium Implants

We often see titanium used in 3D printed implants for humans, and even for animals. When compared to implants that are more dense, porous titanium (PT) implants, with custom porosity…

Coating Nylon 3D Prints to Decrease Moisture Absorption Could Open Up New Applications

As 3D printing materials advance, it’s becoming possible to create stronger 3D printed parts. Porosity is an issue that afflicts many 3D printed parts, however, including those produced by FDM….

Researchers Behind High-Speed EHLA 3D Printing and Coating Process Receive Prestigious Award

Last summer, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT and the RWTH Aachen University developed a new 3D printing process that offers eco-friendly, economical corrosion and wear protection, without having to deal with…

Australian Researchers Bling It On with Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Titanium Implants

As the song says, diamonds are forever – and not just in terms of jewelry. New research coming out of Australia this week illustrates that the stone has been successfully…

3D Printed Spermbots Used as Drug Delivery Systems to Fight Cervical Cancer

We’ve seen 3D printing used to both test for and even work to eliminate male infertility, but now, some of the same researchers from the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences (IIN) at…

VCST Looks to LCV for Help with Prototypes of Automotive Gearboxes Using Laser Cladding in 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is on the rise throughout the industry, and some of that is thanks to hybrid manufacturing methods, like laser cladding. This is a complex process where material,…

Add Elegance & Strength to Your 3D Printed Models with Ira3D’s New Chrome Plating

Like the world of 3D printing and innovations that continue to blow our minds, Ira3D is one of those dynamic companies that continue to wow us at each turn. Just…

Make Your Gypsum-Based 3D Printed Models Tougher and Brighter with 3DFix

SureHold has created what they call an impregnation and infiltration system that can make the colors of 3D printed objects brighter and more vivid, and perhaps most importantly, stronger. Called 3DFix,…

Safe, Simple & Affordable: Cold Casting Turns 3D Prints into Metal

If you enjoy taking your basic 3D prints one step further with a variety of techniques and finishes, you’ll probably find cold casting a cool endeavor indeed. The cold casting…

Gold Touch Inc. Shows us How to Coat Our 3D Prints in Chrome

While the technology of 3D printing is used for a variety of very serious applications from helping with providing prostheses for children in developing countries to the distinct possibility of…

Airwolf 3D Announces Wolfbite Premium Heatbed Adhesion Solution for ABS

There’s no doubt that 3D printers with large build volumes are generally preferred over the smaller machines. After all, who wouldn’t want the option to print objects as large as…