Iron Man

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2020

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess Technologies has announced two new partnerships, and ProtoCAM just launched its Instant Quoting platform. Moving on to…

3D Printed Electrodes Make Microfluidic Devices Cheaper and Quicker to Fabricate

Researchers at Imperial College London wanted to develop a microfluidic biosensor for analysis of cancer cells that was quicker and easier to produce. A microfluidic device involves biological material traveling through…

3D Printing Speeds Swimming with Underwater Iron Man Project

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is capable of swimming faster than just about any other human – or at least he was. Phelps’ top speed is about six miles per hour,…

3D Printed Props Revolutionize the Film Industry Landscape

The moviemaking industry is facing radical changes as a result of the recent growth in Netflix, Amazon, and other online streaming services. At the same time, movie production costs are…

After Finishing a Full Iron Man Suit, Military Veteran Tim O’Sullivan 3D Prints the War Machine Mark III Suit

3D printing has found a home in the world of superheroes – the technology has been used to make superhero prosthetics, costumes, Legos, and models. One of the more popular choices…

World’s First Clinical Trial of 3D Printed Bionic Hands for Children Begins in UK

When Tilly Lockey was 17 months old, she developed meningitis. She recovered, but she lost both of her hands – but the UK girl, now 11, refuses to see that…

Biomedical 3D Printing Company Bioniks Launches Superhero Prosthetics Crowdfunding Campaign

This summer we introduced you to 5-year-old Mir Bayyaan Baloch, the first child in Pakistan to ever receive a 3D printed prosthetic arm, thanks to revolutionary biomedical 3D printing company…

3DplusMe Launches 24 Kiosks in LA Target Stores Today: Order Your Own 3D Printed Super-Self!

Mild(ish)-mannered editor-in-chief by day; superheroine by night! That’s me. Well, sometimes, anyway. While I do have a bachelor’s degree in theatre, and did spend a decade of my life fighting…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Captain America: Civil War

Spoilers from the Captain America: Civil War trailer, so stop reading if you’re a weirdo who doesn’t want to get spoiled about a trailer. Weirdo. I think the only people…

Three Year Old Gets His Own Iron Man e-NABLE Prosthetic Hand

While superheros are often dismissed as adolescent power fantasies or childish wastes of time, for many of us who grew up reading comic books we knew that they were so…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things–Marvel Comics Superhero Costumes

It’s October, so you know what that means: Halloween is on its way! So it’s time to start worrying about what you’re going to wear for the big night. In…

Disney, Marvel and Star Wars Themed 3D Printed Bionic Hands are Here

Open Bionics is teaming up with Disney to offer three new 3D printed bionic arms for young amputees. The arms are the first officially developed bionic hands developed by Open…

3D Printing Helped Bring Avengers: Age of Ultron’s Breakout Superhero, The Vision, to Life

As one of the highest grossing films of all time it is a pretty safe bet that the Marvel Studios’ latest film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, did something right. There were…

This 3D Printed Steampunk-Inspired ‘Iron Man’ Prosthetic Hand Exhibits Function & Beauty

Last September, we reported on a really elaborate 3D printed Ducati 1199 Superbike model, which a man named Jacky Wan (aka Valcrow) had designed. The bike, which at the time…

Superhero Minifigs! Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor Now Available in 3D Printed Lego Form

I currently have a two year old son, a little boy who loves to get dirty, play with toy cars and jump into puddles. He also loves his building blocks,…

Artist Uses Afinia 3D Printer to Make Iron Man Boot Prototype

In high school, artist, animator, and film maker James Christianson interned as a steel fabricator and was able to access many tools — working in plastic, wood, and metal. It was this…

You Can Now 3D Print Your Own Fully Articulated Iron Man Action Figure

If there was one superhero who has been fully embraced by the 3D printing community, it would have to be Iron Man. I’m not sure what it is, but it…

Mattia Mercante’s 3D Printed “War Machine” Exemplifies Detail Capable on Form 1+ 3D Printer

With Avengers and Iron Man fever sweeping the nation as of late, just about everyone wants to grab a piece of the action. After all, who can blame them? We’ve already seen…

Designer 3D Prints Incredible Hulkbuster Action Figure

What do you get when you take a talented 3D designer, provide him with an Ultimaker 2 3D printer, and tell him to go to work? If that designer is…

Mass Portal 3D Prints a Metal Iron Man Helmet Using ColorFabb Metallic Filament

Unless you have been living under a rock of some sort, then you have probably heard of a little indie film called The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the film,…

Limbitless Solutions & Blue Man Group Present 12-Year-Old with Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

3D printing has led the way for changing the world in numerous unexpected ways, paving the way for transformations in many sectors via the versatility, creativity, and affordability made possible…

Robert Downey Jr. Surprises 7-Year-Old Boy with Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Back in July, we had the opportunity to cover a tremendous story about a man named Albert Manero, who had created a 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm for a little…

Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit Used Over 1.8 Miles of Plastic Filament, Took 14 Months to Complete

One of the areas which has seen substantial benefit from 3D printing is that of the prop and costume industry. Whether created for movie and set production or printed out…

Marvel Universe LIVE! and e-NABLE Team Up for Adventure, Give Kids “Super” 3D Printed Hands

From email to super hero is, as it turns out, a surprisingly short journey. Marvel Universe LIVE! has been entertaining the crowds across the country as the exciting super hero-themed…