Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Control Reactive Materials through 3D Printing

Optimization of materials. It’s may sound like a simple enough goal, but it is an ongoing and progressive challenge in many 3D printing research and development projects, with a wide…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Successfully BioPrinting Blood Vessels

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been known to appreciate the technology of 3D printing often, whether for projects in developing open source 3D printing software or creating lightweight 3D…

LLNL Teams with Autodesk for Next-Generation 3D Printed Helmet Project

Teams of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Autodesk have signed an agreement which will see them begin work on exploring ways design software can be used to…

3D Printed Graphene Aerogel Microlattices Allow for Better Transport & Energy Storage

Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are big fans of using 3D printing and that’s something for naysayers, growing few and far between these days, to note. From creating…

America Makes Awards $540K Grant to LLNL & GE to Develop Open-Source 3D Printing Algorithm Software

America Makes is at it again. The Youngstown, Ohio-based institute has been focused for some time now on enhancing the US’ positioning in the additive manufacturing field. It stands as…

Researchers Develop Incredibly Strong 3D Printed Microlattices — Can Hold 10,000 Times Own Weight

The materials engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory work on the bleeding edge of 3D printing, and they’ve now developed a substance and printer which mixes metal and ceramics with…

Four National Labs and the National Security Campus Join America Makes’ 3D Printing Consortium

It seems like everyone and their dog want a piece of the 3D printing action, including industrial entrepreneurs, artists, designers, medical/scientific researchers, or unclassifiable innovators with the new “next big thing”…

The Science of Stress in 3D Printing: LLNL Research Team Analyzes and Targets Residual Stress Issues

In life, sometimes it’s all about stress management and adjusting. That applies to the world of 3D printing too, as it turns out. While 3D printing is certainly the wunderkind…

Researchers Work Together on ‘Metal Goo’ to Improve Metal Use in 3D Printing

Dr. Diran Apelian, a professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts and director of its Metal Processing Institute, is heading up work that could revolutionize the process…

Researchers on Schedule to 3D Print First Induction Motor by The End of 2015

Since we can already 3D print pasta, chocolate, watches, and prosthetics, the next frontier for the technology is the ability to print a 30 kW induction motor. The inside of…