microscale 3D printing

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 17, 2021

We’ve got several multi-day conferences to tell you about in this week’s roundup, along with webinars on topics ranging from semiconductors and bioprinting to digital dentistry and more. Read on…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 13, 2021: Metal 3D Printing, Prostheses, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ExOne and SSI are working together to drive volume production with metal binder jet 3D printing, and RadTech has announced a new photopolymer AM…

MIT: Speaking with Spiders Could Improve 3D Printers and Materials

A group of MIT scientists reported that they could transform spider’s silk threads into musical instruments. The long-standing experiment involves an innovative method that uses data sonification to convert 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2021: Essentium, Titanium GmbH, SUTD, QUT, & SUSTech

We’re starting 3D Printing News Briefs today with a little bit of business news, as Essentium has just now announced the newest appointment to its executive leadership team. Moving on,…

DTU Researchers Hack XBox 360 to Make Nanoscale 3D Printer

We’ve seen several instances where mass-produced gaming systems, such as the Microsoft Kinect Xbox 360 scanner, have been used for purposes other than gaming. Recently, a team of researchers from…

God of Small Things: 3D MicroPrint CEO Provides a Look into His Tiny World

I interviewed Joachim Göbner, CEO at 3D MicroPrint, to understand 3D printing at the microscale. 3D MicroPrint is specialized in micro sintering of small metal parts. This means, along with…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 21, 2020: Titomic, Etteplan, Concre3DLab, Interspectral, Nanofabrica, BCN3D & 3DGBIRE

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got some business news to cover first, then moving on to software, and finally to microscale 3D printing. Titomic has appointed an…

Smallest 3D Printed Boat Yields Possibilities for Nanotechnology

We’ve seen some big 3D printed Benchy boats before, but I bet you’ve never seen one this small! A team of researchers from Leiden University in the Netherlands have published…

BMF Targets Industrial Microscale Production with microArch S240 3D Printer

Founded in 2016, Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) specializes in precision 3D printing on the microscale with its patented Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL) technology. The startup is a spin-out of MIT,…

UpNano’s Nano 3D Printing Achieves Centimeter-Scale with High Resolution in Minutes

Vienna, Austria-based company UpNano, which is commercializing an ultrafast, nano and microscale 3D printing system called the NanoOne, has added even more laser power to its solution. Combine that with…

3D Printing Silica Aerogels for Small Scale Applications

International researchers working with the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), led by Shanyu Zhao, Gilberto Siqueira, Wim Malfait and Matthias Koebel, are exploring new ways to…

Advances in 3D Printing Tiny Things: PμSL for Multi-Scale, Multi-Material Structures

Focusing in on more complex, high-resolution digital fabrication, a team of scientists has come together to review projection micro stereolithography (PμSL) 3D printing technologies, releasing the details of their study…

BMF Debuts microArch, Claims to be the “Most Accurate and Precise” Microscale 3D Printer

A new startup called Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) has launched a high-resolution microscale 3D printer series dubbed microArch. BMF claims the system is the industry’s “most accurate and precise” microscale…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 25, 2019

Recently, HP released its sustainable impact report for 2018, which is the first item we’ll tell you about in our 3D Printing News Briefs. Then it’s on to more good…

University of Texas at El Paso: 3D Printed Electrodes Show Promise Via DLP Processes

In ‘3D Architecture Electrodes for Energy Storage Applications,’ Seonghyeon Park explores the demand for harnessing and keeping energy, and especially on the micro-scale. Although micro-scale devices have been created for…

Nanofabrica Releases Micron Resolution 3D Printing Platform Aimed at Industrial Applications

Israeli 3D printing startup Nanofabrica, which was founded in 2016 and chosen by the the I-YBI collaborative in 2017 to get help entering the American market, is working to mass-produce 3D printed parts on…

Researchers Create Scalable System for 3D Printing on Micro- and Nanoscale

Researchers from Germany and Australia give us insight into a new method they have created in ‘Multimaterial 3D laser microprinting using an integrated microfluidic system.’ As authors Frederik Mayer, Stefan…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2019

We’ve got business, events, software, and materials news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MELD has introduced a new operator training course, and Protolabs is launching a range…

Microlight3D Introduces New Altraspin 3D Printing System for High-Resolution, Microscale Parts

As you can probably guess by its name, French 3D printer manufacturer Microlight3D specializes in ultra high-resolution 3D microprinting systems. The company’s two-photon polymerization direct laser writing technology, which includes proprietary…

Microlight3D Offers a New Kind of Microscale 3D Printing

For 15 years, Patrice Baldeck and Michel Bouriau led intense research and development at the Université Grenoble Alpes. They were working on a two-photon polymerization 3D printing process that would…

Study Looks at Soft Materials in 3D Microprinting With 2 Photon Lithography

3D printing on the microscale is becoming more common as tools and materials become more sophisticated. Currently, however, most materials used in this type of 3D printing are rigid, glassy…