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UMaine Composites Center Helping Boatbuilders Incorporate Large-Scale 3D Printing with Wood-Filled Materials

UMaine Composites Center Helping Boatbuilders Incorporate Large-Scale 3D Printing with Wood-Filled Materials

This week, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) awarded the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) a $500,000 grant to form a technology cluster with a very specific purpose – help boatbuilders in Maine gain a competitive advantage in the industry by incorporating large-scale 3D printing with economical wood-filled plastic materials. While small […]

This week, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) awarded the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) a $500,000 grant to form a technology cluster with a very specific purpose – help boatbuilders in Maine gain a...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 12, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: June 12, 2018

Get ready, we have a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, running the gamut from metal powder 3D printing and new software to education and a game response to the terrifying possibility of nuclear war. The winners of the 3D Pioneers Challenge have been announced, and Huisman is […]

Get ready, we have a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, running the gamut from metal powder 3D printing and new software to education and a game response to the terrifying possibility of nuclear war. The winners of the 3D Pioneers...
International Consortium Delivers New Microgravity 3D Printer Prototype to European Space Agency

International Consortium Delivers New Microgravity 3D Printer Prototype to European Space Agency

The majority of our planet is on a race to the outer regions of space, and it’s a well-known fact now that 3D printing can help us remain there for longer periods of time. Over two years ago, the European Space Agency (ESA), looking to further develop its ability to manufacture and prototype new technology in outer space, set […]

The majority of our planet is on a race to the outer regions of space, and it’s a well-known fact now that 3D printing can help us remain there for longer periods of time. Over two years ago, the European Space Agency (ESA), looking to further develop its...
Six German Partners Launch futureAM Next-Generation Metal Additive Manufacturing Focus Project

Six German Partners Launch futureAM Next-Generation Metal Additive Manufacturing Focus Project

The researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen have recently been focusing their efforts on Selective Laser Melting (SLM) 3D printing technology, a powder bed-based technique which has been used to process metal in varying sectors. The institute partnered with the Aachen University of Applied Sciences to open the largest SLM facility in the world this summer, […]

The researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen have recently been focusing their efforts on Selective Laser Melting (SLM) 3D printing technology, a powder bed-based technique which has been used to process metal in varying...
After Successful Testing and Verification, 3D Printed WAAMpeller is Introduced to the Public

After Successful Testing and Verification, 3D Printed WAAMpeller is Introduced to the Public

After over half a year of hard work, the 3D printed WAAMpeller – the first-ever ship’s propeller to be class-approved – has finally been verified and unveiled to the public at the Netherlands headquarters of Damen Shipyards Group. The project was announced back in April, when Netherlands-based RAMLAB, an additive manufacturing lab built for the maritime […]

After over half a year of hard work, the 3D printed WAAMpeller – the first-ever ship’s propeller to be class-approved – has finally been verified and unveiled to the public at the Netherlands headquarters of Damen Shipyards Group. The project was...
A*STAR Signs MoU For IIoT Consortium, Launches Tech Access Initiative and Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility

A*STAR Signs MoU For IIoT Consortium, Launches Tech Access Initiative and Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility

In 2015, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore’s public sector agency for economic research, was focused on advancing 3D bioprinting, and last year it was working to improve the stress absorption of 3D printed implants. Now, the agency is launching a new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative. The announcement was made today at […]

In 2015, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore’s public sector agency for economic research, was focused on advancing 3D bioprinting, and last year it was working to improve the stress absorption of 3D printed implants. Now, the...
Roboze Enters Strategic Partnership with Inovsys to Develop and Study New 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace and Medical Sectors

Roboze Enters Strategic Partnership with Inovsys to Develop and Study New 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace and Medical Sectors

Usually when we talk about Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, the company has announced an expansion into, or a partnership with, yet another country, everywhere from Asia and the UK to the Benelux region and the US. Now, Roboze is working with a company in France, but it’s not an expansion – technology transfer service […]

Usually when we talk about Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, the company has announced an expansion into, or a partnership with, yet another country, everywhere from Asia and the UK to the Benelux region and the US. Now, Roboze is working with a company in...
Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium Showcases 3D Printed Electric Vehicle with Aluminum Frame

Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium Showcases 3D Printed Electric Vehicle with Aluminum Frame

The first 3D printed electric vehicle (EV) was announced back in 2014 by Local Motors, and from that very first 3D printed EV, we’ve progressed to 3D printed electric skateboards and motorcycles, other 3D printed electric cars from the likes of Honda and Volkswagen, and we certainly can’t forget about the 3D printed, electric Olli bus. […]

The first 3D printed electric vehicle (EV) was announced back in 2014 by Local Motors, and from that very first 3D printed EV, we’ve progressed to 3D printed electric skateboards and motorcycles, other 3D printed electric cars from the likes of Honda and...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and enclosures. PARC has been chosen by DARPA for a partnership that involves 3D printing, Dassault Systèmes teams up […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and...
3D Printer Put to Work in Developing Cancer-Measuring Transducer

3D Printer Put to Work in Developing Cancer-Measuring Transducer

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2017 alone, an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the US, and I’m guessing that number is pretty high for other countries as well. So it’s always good to hear about new research and projects centered around early diagnosis and cancer treatment. Medical device contractor […]

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2017 alone, an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the US, and I’m guessing that number is pretty high for other countries as well. So it’s always good to hear about new research and...
Innovate UK Awards Consortium £624,000 to Develop Next-Gen Automated Intelligent Post-Processing for 3D Printing

Innovate UK Awards Consortium £624,000 to Develop Next-Gen Automated Intelligent Post-Processing for 3D Printing

As noted by Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT), the post-processing market for 3D printed parts is estimated to grow to £450 million by 2020. We all know that 3D printing technology is shaking up the way objects are manufactured in many fields, and in 2014 the worldwide market for AM services and projects was worth about £3.3 […]

As noted by Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT), the post-processing market for 3D printed parts is estimated to grow to £450 million by 2020. We all know that 3D printing technology is shaking up the way objects are manufactured in many fields, and in 2014...
Bionic Aircraft Collaborative Research Project Works to Increase the Efficiency of Aviation Resources through Additive Manufacturing

Bionic Aircraft Collaborative Research Project Works to Increase the Efficiency of Aviation Resources through Additive Manufacturing

3D printing and 3D scanning technologies have been making major headway into aviation recently, and these uses are only set to expand. We have seen 3D printed airplanes before, used in the military, and also with some pretty cool unmanned aircraft. There are 3D printed airplane components, 3D scanning has been used to recreate historic […]

3D printing and 3D scanning technologies have been making major headway into aviation recently, and these uses are only set to expand. We have seen 3D printed airplanes before, used in the military, and also with some pretty cool unmanned aircraft. There are 3D...
Developing Advanced Wood-Based 3D Printing Technology with the Would Wood Project

Developing Advanced Wood-Based 3D Printing Technology with the Would Wood Project

As part of their mission to promote the advancement of manufacturing, transportation, labor and communication technologies, the Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a consortium to develop new, integrated materials and production concepts to produce large-scale advanced 3D printed wood-based structures and objects. The Would Wood project is made up of an interdisciplinary group of […]

As part of their mission to promote the advancement of manufacturing, transportation, labor and communication technologies, the Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a consortium to develop new, integrated materials and production concepts to produce...
3MF Consortium Announces Ultimaker’s Founding Level Membership

3MF Consortium Announces Ultimaker’s Founding Level Membership

The 3MF Consortium continues to expand, one member at a time. The newest addition to the 3MF team is Ultimaker, which announced today that it has joined the consortium at the Founding membership level. The Consortium has been gathering members since its inception in April, when Microsoft unveiled the new 3MF file format. More recently, it […]

The 3MF Consortium continues to expand, one member at a time. The newest addition to the 3MF team is Ultimaker, which announced today that it has joined the consortium at the Founding membership level. The Consortium has been gathering members since its inception in...
New Maritime Consortium Forms — Will Research 3D Printing of Spare Ship Parts

New Maritime Consortium Forms — Will Research 3D Printing of Spare Ship Parts

The Port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest sea port, and it boasts excellent accessibility for sea-going vessels, intermodal connections and the 180,000 people who work for and in the surrounding port and industrial area. The Port of Rotterdam was once the world’s busiest port before it was recently overtaken by Singapore, and then Shanghai, and […]

The Port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest sea port, and it boasts excellent accessibility for sea-going vessels, intermodal connections and the 180,000 people who work for and in the surrounding port and industrial area. The Port of Rotterdam was once the...
Con3D Consortium Shows Off Large Concrete 3D Printed Sofa —  Buildings Are Next

Con3D Consortium Shows Off Large Concrete 3D Printed Sofa — Buildings Are Next

When I envision the future I like to think about how 3D printing will likely play a major role in a majority of future manufacturing techniques. With the technology expanding in both scope and scale it is only a matter of time before we begin seeing larger items such as furniture and even homes being […]

When I envision the future I like to think about how 3D printing will likely play a major role in a majority of future manufacturing techniques. With the technology expanding in both scope and scale it is only a matter of time before we begin seeing larger items such...
Israeli Government & Aerospace Business Consortium Target 3D Printing Titanium Components

Israeli Government & Aerospace Business Consortium Target 3D Printing Titanium Components

A consortium of groups, led by Elbit, Israeli Military Industries, and Orbit, will begin by focusing on exploiting existing printers used to manufacture aerospace parts rather than develop new printers–but the Israeli Ministry of Economy research and technological development committee, headed by Chief Scientist Avi Hasson, has given its blessing to a project aimed at developing […]

A consortium of groups, led by Elbit, Israeli Military Industries, and Orbit, will begin by focusing on exploiting existing printers used to manufacture aerospace parts rather than develop new printers–but the Israeli Ministry of Economy research and...
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