electronics

nScrypt 3D Printing Electronics for US Air Force in Harsh Military Environments

3D printing is going hardcore for the military, with a team of developers recently testing materials for electronics meant to withstand harsh environments. The details are revealed in “Mechanical and…

3D Printing & Conductivity: Preparing New Polymer Bioinks for Electronics & Other Applications

International researchers delve into the area of materials science and 3D printing—a common theme today—but in this study, conductivity is the focus. Detailing their findings in the recently published ‘3D…

Researchers Use 3D Printing and Basic Electronic Components to Make Neuroscience More Accessible

While I was worse in math, science was also not one of my strong suits in school. So anything that makes it easier for students to better understand these complex…

New Startup Incubator Focuses on 3D Printing and Other Advanced Tech for Next Generation Electronics

In the 3D printing world, Israel is probably best known for being the country that brought us the DragonFly 2020 electronic circuit board 3D printer, courtesy of Nano Dimension. But…

US Marine Designs 3D Printed Surveillance Drone at Fraction of Regular Cost

There are all sorts of applications for 3D printing in the military, from a submarine hull and a trauma simulator to missile components and surveillance drones. Recently, Rhet McNeal, a 26-year-old…

Chinese Researchers Look to Functional Electronics 3D Printing by Liquid Metal Injection

In 2014, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), together with Tsinghua University researchers, published a paper in Science China Technological Sciences, titled “Liquid Phase 3D Printing for Quickly Manufacturing Conductive Metal…

Naval Research Shows 3D Printing Makes JPADS More Accurate and Cost-Effective

The United States Army, Air Force, and Marines have been using aerial delivery systems (ADS) since WWII, so obviously 3D printed drones have major applications in the military – they’re…

iMakr Sponsors Summer Merit Program for 3D Printing, Electronics and Programming Classes

It has been said that 3D printing is the wave of the future. While some outside observers and industry experts see a slowdown in the adoption of 3D printing technology…

West African WoeLab is Creating 3D Printers and Robots From E-Waste

In February, we reported on a unique 3D printer that came out of the Buni Hub maker space, which is located in Tanzania, the coastal country in the eastern part of…

NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by…

New Patent Application Reaffirms that Apple Really Likes 3D Printing

Regarding their entry into the 3D printing market, Apple continues to maintain an air of mystery. Their recent patent application for a color 3D printer is still floating in the…

Graphene Flex Foam: Graphene 3D Lab Introduces New Lightweight, Flexible Graphene Material

Among the materials best poised to live up to their hype as a truly game-changing technology is graphene–and among the leaders in developing graphene as a viable material for use…

3D Printed Breadboards Open Up a World of Possibilities

Breadboard is the name given to the construction base used when prototyping electronics. The name is derived from historical usage of an actual kitchen bread board (the board upon which…

3D Printing and DIY Electronics Bring Mario Bros. Clouds to a Wearable Piece of Jewelry

One of my favorite games as a kid was Mario Brothers (and Super Mario Brothers Dr. Mario and pretty much anything else with Princess Peach, some Goombas, and Yoshi that…

TinyScreen with TinyDuino from TinyCircuits Needs 3D Printed Tiny Enclosures

The TinyScreen has arrived. No, this is not another youtube video starring Chicken the tiny hamster eating tiny burritos while watching a tiny flat screen. The TinyScreen is an OLED…

Optomec Awarded Aerosol Jet 3D Print Head Patent, Enables 3D Electronics Printing

Optomec, a privately held company known for providing additive manufacturing systems to companies worldwide, has been awarded U.S. patent #8,640,975, titled Miniature Aerosol Jet and Aerosol Jet Array. This patent…