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Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology Could Revolutionize Submarine Repairs

Australia’s geographical remoteness, lengthy coastlines, and vast maritime jurisdiction historically led the country to rely on its maritime industry, which includes oil and gas extraction and exploration, fishing and aquaculture,…

CSIRO 3D Prints First Self-Expandable Stents from Shape-Memory Alloy Nitinol

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a condition which sees fatty deposits collect and lower the blood flow in arteries outside of the heart, most commonly in the legs. Those suffering…

Australia: Titomic Unveils Largest 3D Printed UAV, Over 1.8 Meters in Diameter

Titomic, is unveiling what they claim to be the largest titanium 3D printed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at over 1.8 meters in diameter (almost six feet). Created at Titomic’s research…

Titomic Licenses Two CSIRO Patents for 3D Printing Titanium Piping, Signs Acquisition Agreement with FTT

Renowned for its metal Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology, Australian 3D printing company Titomic recently signed an MoU with China’s largest manufacturer and global exporter of titanium powder in order to secure a high quality…

Crocodile Cartilage and Human Stem Cells Used to 3D Print Joint Cartilage

Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive procedure, where the cartilage of a person’s damaged joint is examined and treated with an arthroscope – an endoscope inserted into the damaged joint through a…

Titomic Provides A Closer Look at New Metal 3D Printer, and Its Unique Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Process

Less than a year ago, Australian industrial 3D printing company Titomic introduced its innovative Kinetic Fusion process for the first time. Since then, the company has been busy commercializing the…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new…

3D Printing of Bicycles and R&D Tax Credits

The cycling industry has advanced design with improvements in durability, comfort, speed, and overall performance. Cyclists in bicycle races such as the Amgen Tour of California or the Tour de…

Titomic Announces New Board Member, Australian Patent for Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Technology

Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has been busy these last few months. In September, the company introduced the innovative Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology, which builds up titanium parts layer…

Aurora Labs and CSIRO Partner for Additive Manufacturing Solution Centre

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) is Australia’s national science organization and one of the largest scientific research organizations in the world. Naturally, some of its work involves…

3D Printed Composite Sternum and Rib Cage Implanted for the First Time in the US

Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the bones and joints and is resistant to traditional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. It requires surgical removal, and…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D…

Metal 3D Printing Without Limits: Titomic Introduces New Titomic Kinetic Fusion Process

Cold spray is a technique that is commonly used for metal coatings or repairs. It involves metal powder fed at high pressure through a nozzle and into a heated nitrogen…

3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

Although 3D printing isn’t new to Sri Lanka – the technology was introduced to the country a decade ago – it’s been slow to spread. Sri Lanka is home to…

British Patient Recovering Successfully Following Implant of World-First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the federal government agency for scientific and medical research in Australia, successfully integrated 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum implants into a British…

Oventus Medical Opens Additive Manufacturing Facility at CSIRO Site

Several years ago, I worked at a medical clinic that specialized in treating sleep disorders, particularly sleep apnea. Nothing about the process of diagnosis and treatment was fun for the…

Australia: Titanium Medical Implants Cure Patient Ills, But Stress the Wallet as Government Ignores Rebate Issues

While many patients experiencing chronic pain around the world are very open to the idea of using 3D printing technology in medicine—as are their surgeons—some large and powerful entities like…

New Method of 3D Printing Electronics Transforms Electric Properties with a Flash of Light

The 3D printing industry never gets old – not yet, anyway. There’s too much that’s new every day, and I hope it stays that way. One particular industry niche that…

3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device Manufacturer Oventus Medical Debuts on Australian Securities Exchange with the Help of CSIRO

Sleep apnea is perhaps one of the most common sleep disorders and many of those suffering from the condition probably have no idea that they have it. It is estimated…

3D Printed Titanium Helps Make This Drone Ready to Fight Fires

Apparently it is actually pretty easy to strap a flame thrower to a drone and start lighting stuff on fire, so surely it would be just as easy to make…

3D Printing Gives Cancer Patient New Ribs and Sternum in First-of-Its-Kind Surgery

Stories of 3D printing being used to create custom medical implants are becoming more and more commonplace. However, there’s something so akin to a miracle in the way that the…

Australia’s CSIRO Launches $6M 3D Printing Research Facility, Lab22 — Made For Me is First Partner

When in comes to desktop 3D printers, prices have plummeted to a point in which almost anyone in the developed world can afford to purchase their own machine. This has enabled…

Australian Doctors Save Cancer Patient’s Leg From Amputation With 3D Printed Heel Bone

So if one hand washes the other, a 3D printed titanium replica of one foot saves the other. How does that grab you? Len Chandler, 71, of Australia, may have…

3D Graphtech Industries Teams With Australia’s CSIRO to Research Graphene 3D Printing

Just a few days ago we reported on a massive research and development effort under way in Canada around the 3D printing of graphene, by a company called Grafoid. Graphene, which is…