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“Ohmie” Lamp 3D Printed from Orange Peels

Krill-Design recently released a lamp 3D printed completely from orange peels. For some time, the 3D printing world has been exploring environmentally friendly manufacturing as well as ways to reuse…

Replicating a Masterpiece: Michelangelo’s David Gets 3D Printed Twin for Expo 2020

A life-size, 3D printed replica of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s “David” was unveiled in early May 2021 as the centerpiece of the Italy Pavilion at the Expo 2020 world fair hosted by…

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Italian Eco-Habitat Complete Thanks to WASP’s 3D Printing Cranes

Could 3D printed homes revolutionize urban planning? Probably not yet, but a pioneering Italian project is moving the needle forward when it comes to additively manufactured eco-habitats made of raw…

Carbon Expands in Italy and the UK as 3D Printing Demand Grows

3D printing unicorn Carbon signed a deal with Solid Print3D in the UK and Selltek in Italy as it gears up to accelerate its presence in Europe. The successful seven-year-old…

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WASP’s Dual House 3D Printers Build Innovative Eco-Habitat in Italy

Pioneering Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP (World’s Advanced Saving Project) completed the printing phase of its sustainable living project TECLA, an innovative eco-habitat, circular housing model created entirely with reusable…

Volta Spark’s Universal Charging Cable Prototypes 3D Printed with Zortrax

Have you counted how many different charging cables you have at home? Most devices and gadgets today recharge via USB, so limiting the cable clutter is almost impossible, and every…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 30, 2020: Roboze, BCN3D & CREA3D, 3D Systems, ASTM International

We’re covering 3D printing business stories in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including investments, partnerships, industry executives, and annual reports. Federico Faggin, who invented the microprocessor, is investing in Roboze,…

3D Printing Isogrid Structures with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polyamide

Because they feature high-performance qualities like the ability to withstand high temperatures, composite materials are often used in the aerospace industry. Structures like propellant tanks could suffer premature failure because…

Italian Researchers Characterize Polyetherimide (PEI, ULTEM) Based Materials in FDM 3D Printing

Researchers from Italy look further into the study of materials for digital fabrication, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Methods for the Characterization of Polyetherimide Based Materials Processed by…

For a Personalized Look, Try a 3D Printed Pompillon Bow Tie

There’s something fantastically dapper about a bow tie, and a 3D printed version definitely takes this fashionable look the extra mile. Ties and bow ties, along with ascots and scarves,…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 5th, 2020

We’re talking about materials and business in 3D Printing News Briefs today. DyeMansion has launched a color line for grey Multi Jet Fusion parts, and NanoAL was named a 2020…

GE Aviation Plants in Italy and the US 3D Printing Parts for GE Catalyst Engine

In late 2018, Avio Aero, acquired by GE Aviation several years ago, inaugurated its second additive manufacturing plant in Brindisi, Italy, which, after a lot of structural work, was transformed…

3D Printing During COVID-19: More Information on ISINNOVA 3D Printed Connectors for CPAP Masks

In the recently published ‘3D Printing beyond Dentistry during COVID 19 Epidemic: A Technical Note for Producing Connectors to Breathing Devices,’ Italian researchers describe a new device which could prove…

Italy: Studying Properties & Geometry of Scaffold-Like Structures for Tissue Engineering

Italian authors Claudia Pagano, Lara Rebaioli, Francesco Baldi, and Irene Fassi explore the unique details of creating scaffold-like structures in the recently published ‘Mechanical behavior of scaffold-like structures: Research of…

RobotFactory.it’s Andrea Martini, “We Make Machines Engineered with Extreme Care”

A few years ago in around 2012 I started to see some innovative 3D printers emerge from a workshop in Venice. These RobotFactory.it printers showed a lot of craftsmanship, tight…

3ntr Unveils the Spectral 30 at Formnext: 4 Nozzles, 500° C

3ntr is a dynamic presence at Formnext this year in Frankfurt, Germany (running from November 19-22), introducing the new Spectral 30 3D printer, produced via the Clean Sky project–a European…

WASP, AMAR, Arche3D Come Together in Damascus to 3D Print Prosthetics

The development team at WASP has been going in a different direction lately, and an inspiring one too. In helping Syrian cardiologist Jean Bassmaji (founder of AMAR, an association created…

Generative Design Team at Helyx 3D Prints Lightweight Racing Quadcopter

The team at Helyx, headquartered in Italy, is exploring the limits of generative design with their 3D printed drone, a lightweight racing quadcopter created for agility and speed, and the…

The Promise of 3D Printing Sustainable Society & Development

Italian researchers from the University of Chieti-Pescara are exploring the ongoing pervasiveness of 3D printing and additive manufacturing and what that really means for the future in ‘Investigation of the…

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ROBOZE XTREME SERIES LANDS IN USA FOR RAPID+TCT IN DETROIT

The new Xtreme series will be shown for the very first time in USA from 20th to 23rd of May during the most important event in North America for 3D…

Italy: Experimenting with Coffee in 3D Printed Collectors for Better Solar Absorption

3D printing can be performed in countless ways; in fact, the choices are as infinite as the ability to innovate using this technology with an expanding force of hardware, software,…

Italy: WASP Engineers Make A Model Tiny Home Partially Out of 3D Printed Waste

We’ve have been following WASP for years, along with keeping tabs on progress at the village of Shamballa, a small and extremely progressive Italian community featuring homes fabricated with impressive,…

Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

Lumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable printer and…

Caracol Factory Using Roboze Technology and Materials to Deliver Finished 3D Printed Parts

Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, which expanded into the United Arab Emirates and opened a new headquarters in Bari in the last few months, is well known for its 3D printers’…