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Martian Biolith: A New Bioinspired Composite for 3D Printing on Mars

There are many challenges for in-situ resource utilization off-Earth. However, as human space exploration plans draw near, there is a pressing need to come up with creative solutions that will…

Using an Inkjet Robot On Curved FDM Surfaces to Get the Best of Both Worlds

So far, 3D creators have experimented with hydrographics, ultrasonic misting, and water marbling as ways to make Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)-created objects more visually interesting. Now, an Austrian-based group is…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 31, 2018

Welcome to this month’s last edition of 3D Printing News Briefs! Today, in honor a new month starting tomorrow, we’re starting with stories about everything new. BEEVERYCREATIVE will soon launch…

Composites Startup Introduces Continuous Fiber Manufacturing Technology for 3D Printing High Performance Parts

In 2016, the award-winning Atropos 3D printing research project on 3D printing thermosetting continuous fiber composite materials was born out of a collaboration between KUKA, Owens Corning, and +Lab, which is…

Mouser Presents Latest Empowering Innovation Together Video Series: Grant Imahara Visits KUKA Robotics

Several interesting project challenges, covering technological advances like outer space tools, autonomous cars, smart cities, and drones, have been put forth by celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, of Mythbusters and BattleBots fame, and…

MakerBot Gets Messy with 3D Printed Prototypes at RAPID + TCT

While at RAPID + TCT last week in Fort Worth, Texas, in between attending keynotes and press conferences and checking out the latest 3D printers, I was able to sit down…

MakerBot and KUKA: 3D Printing and Robotics Lead the Way for New Future of Manufacturing

Over the past few years, we have followed robotics manufacturer KUKA in several different and spectacular 3D printing projects, including the part their robots played in creating a massive concrete…

Bottletop and Ai Build Use Sustainable Materials to 3D Print Store Interior

Holiday shoppers near 84 Regent Street in London should be on the lookout for Bottletop, the world’s first store with a 3D printed interior created by KUKA robots using sustainable…

Fraunhofer ILT Debuting New Process That Combines Welding, 3D Printing, and Robotics

How often do you combine welding, 3D printing, and robotics? We typically see variations of two of these three things paired together, but not often all three in the same…

Humans and Technology Flirt at the Rio Paralympics Opening Ceremony, Featuring Amy Purdy in a 3D Printed Dress by Danit Peleg

Fashion has certainly come a long way today, thanks to a much more open-minded consumer base that’s willing to express personality and a unique, independent spirit. New technology, tools, and materials…

IMTS 2016: 3D Printing in Photos

While the conference is in fact still going on, I spent only Monday and Tuesday at Chicago’s McCormick Place, attending this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). The show was, in a…

Print A Drink: Creative Robotics Lab Develops a Martini 3D Printed, Not Stirred

It seems that there is nothing that somebody hasn’t tried to 3D print. These constant, and often bizarre, efforts to take anything at all and 3D print it is enough to…

KUKA Robotics Takes Over IMTS 2016, Demonstrating Robots, 3D Printing, Software and More

This week, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 is taking place in Chicago, running September 12-17. 3DPrint.com will be there, and we’re looking forward to it – one of the biggest manufacturing…

Zortrax Releases New Software Update, Contest & Free Download for Robotic (KUKA) Arm

The Zortrax lineup of 3D printers is one of our favorites to write about perhaps quite simply because there’s a lot to write home about. The Zortrax ecosystem is capable…

Silky Concrete Project: Massive Concrete Installation Built by KUKA Robot & Ten 3D Printers

When I was a kid growing up in south Florida, artists abounded, but the idea–and acceptance factor–of the ‘art installation’ had yet to grow. Artists who were involved in alternative,…

Poznań Student Uses 3D Printing to Create a Carbon Fiber Printing Robot

In the 1960s a material called carbon fiber really began to show its potential in the creation of ultra strong, ultra light parts which were utilized by companies such as…

Artis Engineering is Creating Huge Robotic 3D Printer with 100 Cubic Meter Build Space & 8 Axes

3D printing is limited. It is limited by the materials that are available, by the size of the build platform, and by the size of the nozzles from which the…

Students Develop 6-Axis Robotic 3D Printer Inspired by Spiderwebs

Personally, I hate spiders. Even though they’re impressive, versatile creatures with a surprising amount of benefits to the environment and general circle of life, they’re just creepy. Walking into spiderwebs…

3D Printed Zortrax Dancing Robots Tip Their Hats to KUKA

Moving in a synchronized ballet of 3D printed parts, Zortrax brings their flagship product to market with a real showstopper: their own 3D printed robots. Catering to designers and engineers, they…