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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…

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 Create New Cushioning Material Using 3D Printing Technique

Cushioning or padding are utilized to dampen shock and vibrations, distribute and relieve stress, maintain relative positioning, or mitigate the effect of size variation. The materials that serve these purposes…