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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,…

Nanoscale 4D Printing Technique Recreates Cell Surfaces: Polymer Brush Hypersurface Photolithography

While 3D printing is helping humanity in creating some of the most perplexing constructs we could ever imagine, researchers are now delving into the intricate technology of 4D printing to…

Practical Applications of 3D Printing for Civil Engineering

3D printing can dramatically speed up the production of everything from food to prosthetic limbs. When it comes to civil engineering, 3D printing also offers great potential for repairing our…

How Repeatable Workflows Allow Engineers to Automate and Optimize Designs

Advanced modeling platforms enable engineers to produce the highest-performing parts in the shortest amount of time In the world of advanced manufacturing, a project’s path from beginning to end never…

What is Metrology Part 15: Inverse Filtering

This is an article on the essence of Inverse Filtering. Within this image processing method there are two distinct methods to deblur images.

3D Printing Interview with Shibu John of 3DPERA

This is an interview with Shibu John. He has a vested interest in the education of people within India in terms of 3D Printing and he is apart of various organizations and initiatives oriented around 3D printing.

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2018

On today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re giving you the rundown on some of the latest 3D printing stories to get you into the weekend. Sintratec has welcomed a new…

Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the…

Consulting Firm Uses 3D Printer to Make Explosives for US Navy

Naseem Jibrin, Benjamin and Brandon Ennis, and Michael Winn are trying to work out how to create explosives using a commercially available HP 3D printer. But don’t call the FBI,…

3D Printed Device Developed at UW Allows Laser to Wirelessly Charge a Smartphone

As Dr. Evil, and cats everywhere, have conclusively proven, everything is cooler with a laser. What’s definitely not cool is hauling around tangled charging cords or, in my household at…

Coworkers at Honda Come Together to Build 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm for Colleague

You don’t have to be an expert in 3D printing to have heard about its contributions to the creation of prosthetics for humans and animals the world over. While the…

Jennifer Lewis’ Work on 3D Organs-on-Chips Awarded 2017 Lush Prize

Innovators and researchers the world over work to develop products that address human wants and needs. Regulatory bodies the world over also work to ensure that the products that are…

New EnvisionTEC 3D Printing Material, E-Shore A for Footwear, Now in Beta Testing

3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, is probably best known for its 3D-Bioplotter machine and its work and specialized 3D printers in the dental and jewelry…

ANSYS Releases Discovery Live for Real-Time 3D Simulation

Engineers and Designers: “I want it all and I want it now!” ANSYS’ response: “No problem.” Yesterday, ANSYS launched a one-of-a-kind simulation tool, coined ANSYS Discovery Live. For the first time,…

Female Engineers Celebrated on First International Women in Engineering Day

Over the past few months, our Spotlight on Women series has highlighted the contributions of many brilliant women in the field of 3D printing. Even as we’ve begun a new…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype….

Soft Robotics and 3D Printing Used to Make Flexible Gloves that Allow Users to Experience Tactile Feedback in a VR Environment

Earlier this month, researchers at the University of California San Diego presented its soft robot, capable of walking over rough terrain with four 3D printed legs. Now, a different team…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 18, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing education, business, international events and conferences, and a couple of Kickstarter campaigns in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs.  Penn State is now offering master’s…

A Big Year for the 3D Printing Pen: 3Doodler Start Wins Toy of the Year Award at Toy Fair 2017

3D printing isn’t all fun and games. There’s a steep learning curve, prints don’t come out perfect every time and 3D modeling isn’t for the faint-hearted. At least, that’s the…

Additive Manufacturing Keeps Production Local: William Cook Saves 200 Jobs With Investment in Sheffield 3D Printing Factory

In a bid to gain new customers, as well as ‘safeguard’ 200 manufacturing jobs, family-owned engineering business William Cook, based in the UK, recently invested £6 million in a new factory…

Professor of Microfluidics Discusses 3D Printing Benefits and Possible Future Improvements with Ultimaker

A lab-on-a-chip is pretty self-explanatory: it’s a miniature laboratory that is printed onto a microchip. But for the past 25 years, Professor David Barrow of Cardiff University in Wales has studied microfluidics, which…

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Awarded $960K National Science Foundation Grant to Study Robotics and Future Manufacturing Needs

It seems like every morning when I turn on my favorite radio show, the DJs are talking about whatever random holiday it is. Forget the well-known ones, like Christmas, Valentine’s…

3D Printing the House That Fixes Itself: DARPA’s Exploration of “Living Materials” for Construction Offers Incredible Potential

Nature has long provided a set of constraints upon construction. Along with those restrictions, however, also comes a rich source of inspiration that humans continually re-discover we are better off not…

Sinterex & TAMU: Paving the Road for Metal 3D Printing in the Middle East

The Middle East is the cradle of civilization, the area of the world in which some the oldest textiles, tools, and texts have been discovered. This long and storied past,…