MIT’s FastFFF Desktop 3D Printing System is Up to 10x Faster Than Commercial 3D Printers

Unsurprisingly, some of the most innovative 3D printing research has come from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whether the university is working on faster 3D design, developing improved protective gear, making…

Conch’s Strength Inspires MIT Researchers to 3D Print Stronger Protective Gear

As a kid growing up in Florida, I was always thrilled to find a conch shell intact, washed up on the shore. My grandmother had an enormous collection of them on her sunny…

Custom Furniture Built in Minutes: MIT Self-Assembly Lab Teams Up With Furniture Manufacturer to Develop New 3D Printing Process

From knit chairs, concrete furniture, and beer bottle furniture joints to miniature furniture, foldable furniture, and custom furniture manufactured for customers in a pop-up shop, 3D printing has sure made an impact…

MIT Introduces Adaptable 3D Printing, Revolutionary Technique to Transform 3D Printed Objects

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a 3D printing technique which effectively allows users to extend components of a 3D printed object. Traditionally, when an object…

G3DP Project: Mediated Matter & MIT Glass Lab Develop Advanced Glass 3D Printer

When it comes to the selection of materials compatible with 3D printing, things seem to really be picking up as of late. From plastics to metals to clays, concrete and…

MIT Researchers 4D Print Soft Tunable Structures, Changing The Surface Texture Based on Pressure

One benefit of 3D printing which we see time and time again, independent of the process of printing being used, is the technology’s ability to help us fabricate new shapes,…

MIT Researchers 3D Print Spider Webs to Explore the Mechanical Traits of Silk

The science of materials is one that often walks in tandem with the technology of 3D printing. Researchers in many areas work continually to not only accentuate the many uses of the 3D…

A 20-Year-Old 3D Printed Object Emerges From the Dust at MIT

Although 3D printing technology has only very recently become a hot topic, garnering media attention, and progressing to a point where widespread adoption begins to make sense, the technology itself…


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