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3D Printing Carbon Monoxide Sensors with SnO2 Graphene Nanoink

US researchers have been working to improve methods for detecting carbon monoxide, releasing the details of their recent study in ‘Additive Manufacturing of a Flexible Carbon Monoxide Sensor Based on…

Evaluating 3D printed Gelatin-Hydroxyapatite-Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites

As bone regeneration continues to be a source of enormous potential—and challenge—in tissue engineering, scientists around the world are experimenting with a wide range of techniques and materials. In ‘Physical…

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Seven

So far in our series on 3D printing carbon fiber and other reinforcement materials, we’ve discussed much about the present state of the technology, including large-scale composite deposition and some of…

An Inside Look into the ACES Lab (Part I)

A leading scientist in the field of electromaterials and one of Australia’s visionary bioprinting enthusiasts, Gordon Wallace took audiences through a virtual tour into the cutting edge research labs at…

Using Casting, Graphene, and SLM 3D Printing to Create Bioinspired Cilia Sensors

  What Mother Nature has already created, we humans are bound to try and recreate; case in point: biological sensors. Thanks to good old biomimicry, researchers have made their own…

Experiments with Graphene-Reinforced Nanocomposites in DLP 3D Printing

In ‘Fabrication of Graphene-Reinforced Nanocomposites with Improved Fracture Toughness in Net Shape for Complex 3D Structures via Digital Light Processing,’ authored by Chinese and UK authors, the question remains as…

Researchers Tailor Graphene Content in Bespoke Filament for 3D Printed Porous Anodes in Batteries

Long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have a high energy density and low self-discharge, and are finding their way into aerospace and military applications, among others. As the demand for energy…

Improving 3D Printing Materials with PLA/Graphene/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites

Researchers from all over the world have come together to further the study of materials science in 3D printing, with their findings recently published in ‘PLA/Graphene/MWCNT Composites with Improved Electrical…

Researchers Create Smart Composite Material from Graphene Oxide and Seaweed-Derived Alginate

Usually when I think about seaweed, I’m trying to decide which particular sushi roll to order at dinner. But a team of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island, which…

Herston Biofabrication Institute to Research Graphene’s Medical Applications

People in the 3D printing industry tend to get really, really excited about graphene. It’s easy to see why – graphene is both the thinnest and highest tensile strength material…

Researchers Create Bionic Mushroom with Graphene and 3D Printed Cyanobacteria

Using 3D printing, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a bionic mushroom. Why? For good reason, actually. The researchers are working to better understand the biological machinery of cells…

Electrically Conductive PEEK Composites for FDM 3D Printing

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is a 3D printing method that can easily meet the requirements for small series industrial manufacturing. However, there aren’t a lot of commercially available materials that…

Graphmatec Partnering with Materials Developer Add North 3D to Develop Conductive 3D Printing Filaments

Last summer, materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher, a researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University in Sweden, worked with serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh to found a startup company, of which Taher is the…

Rice University Researchers Continue Work with 3D Graphene Foam

Foam, which is used in industries ranging from packaging and aerospace to infrastructure and sports, can be 3D printed, which can provide better durability and long-term mechanical performance than foam products…

Research Leads to Swedish Startup and New 3D Printable Graphene Material

The way we talk about graphene, which is often used in 3D printing applications, it’s almost like the one-atom-thick, two-dimensional carbon material is magical. Graphene is lightweight, and is both…

Clemson University Scientists Generate Clean Energy with 3D Printed Graphene

You’ve likely heard of some of the most common sources of green energy – solar, wind, etc. Fewer people are familiar, however, with triboelectricity. Triboelectricity is generated when certain materials…

3D Printing Used to Develop Sensors That Measure Plants’ Use of Water

Plants don’t talk, so humans can only observe to see how well they’re doing or how they’re reacting to their treatment and environment. But researchers at Iowa State University have…

University in India Inaugurates 3D and 4D Additive Manufacturing Course in Waste Management

You may not think about the number of times you throw discarded waste items into your trash can every day, rather than trudging out to the recycling bin instead, but…

Graphene Aerogel Now Holds Guinness World Record for Lightest 3D Printed Structure

There’s a Guinness World Record category for just about everything these days. There’s a record for largest collection of stuffed crocodiles, and a record for fastest text message typed while…

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Potentially Produce Graphene in Bulk Quantities

Graphene is a material that has generated a lot of excitement, in the 3D printing industry and beyond. It’s over 100 times stronger than steel, it’s lightweight, and it’s a…

Lighter-Than-Air Graphene 3D Printing Spurs R&D Tax Credit Opportunities

Graphene is a single-atomic layer of carbon atoms. Organized in a hexagonal lattice, it is considered a “wonder material” that contains an array of properties unparalleled in other structures and…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene…

Graphene 3D Lab Signs MoU with AzTrong to Achieve Commercial Production of High-Performance Graphene Products

In January, New-York based Graphene 3D Lab penned a letter to its shareholders that listed its 2016 accomplishments, such as its new G6-IMPACT graphene composite material, new ultra-light graphene foam, and the establishment of…

3D Printed Bacteria Could Lead to 3D Printed Electronics in Space, Say TU Delft Researchers

It seems as though we can 3D print with just about anything these days – glass, sand, food substances, human cells, you name it – but one substance I never…