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3D Printing News Briefs, February 17, 2024: Shot Blasting, Service Bureaus, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting out with post-processing, as SKZ Würzburg is using a shot blast system from AM Solutions for its research. Moving on to business,…

MIT Researchers Use AI to Optimize Stiffness and Toughness Balance in 3D Printed Parts

In January, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) published a study in the journal Science Advances, which details an algorithm they…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: 3D Printed Golf Clubs, an India Made SLS Printer, MIT Liquid Metal and a Vietnamese Trauma Implant

After Cobra’s King putters, the firm now has a line of 8 clubs that use MJF binder jet. The Agera and others have different sized insets and cost $349. The…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Open Source Bambu Labs, Quadrupoles, Carbon Fiber

Researchers at MIT have developed 3D printed quadrupoles. These devices are usually complex and expensive to manufacture out of stainless steel. The team 3D printed them on a Bison 1000…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: 3D Printed Construction Standard, Sand Wall & Self Heating Microfluidics

ISO/ASTM Standard 52939:2023 has been released and it sets standards for QA for 3D Printed polymer, composite and cement buildings. This is most welcome since 3D printed construction is a…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 9, 2023: Equity Crowdfunding, Archaeology, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing stories about business first, as DyeMansion reached a major milestone and Batch.Works launched an equity crowdfunding campaign. At formnext 2023, Wibu-Systems showcased its…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: HI-RAM, Golf Shoes and Style2Fab

At Clemson University Shunyu Liu and her students are developing HI-RAM builds which is a metal 3D printing technology combined with synchronous hot rolling for increased part strength.  The MC87…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 17, 2023

It’s another busy week filled with 3D printing webinars and events! Topics include photopolymers and industrial automation, aerospace and 3D scanning, DIGITAL FOAM and composite 3D printers, biomaterial bioinks, and…

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3D Printed Wearable Ultrasound Shows Promise for Early Breast Cancer Detection

Researchers at MIT used 3D printing to pioneer a groundbreaking wearable ultrasound device specifically for the early detection of breast cancer. This landmark invention underscores the vast potential of 3D…

3DPOD Episode 154: Duann Scott on MIT’s xPRO 3D Printing Course and More

Previous guest Duann Scott is back to discuss some new ventures and projects he’s involved with, including MIT’s xPRO course on additive. What is covered, what do you learn, and…

The Future of Vaccination? MIT’s 3D Printed Microneedles Show Promise

A 3D printer developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could make waves in the field of vaccine delivery. The mobile vaccine printer, capable of producing hundreds…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Visitech Expands in the US and a 3D Printed Peristaltic Pump

MIT is attempting to make a portable 3D printed rotary peristaltic pump for a mass spectrometer. Essentially they’re trying to develop the tricorder. To do this they need a compact…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: $3.4m for Soil & Concrete 3D Printing, Sensor Insoles & Embedded Encoders

The University of Arkansas has gotten $3.4 million in funding to improve concrete 3D printing. The money comes from Applied Research Associates which is distributing it on behalf of the…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 11, 2023: AMUG Scholarships, 3D Printable Bacteria Ink, & More

We’re starting with AMUG news today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as the organization has awarded two scholarships. On to medical news, MIT engineers are 3D printing robotic heart replicas…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Sea Drones, MIT Heart Model and Wayland Additive

UAE based Al Seer Marine unveils the Hydra a 3D Printed USV that is destined to be a technology testbed for an ISR vessel. Autonomous 3D printed USV craft are…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 16, 2023: AMUG, 3D Printed Antennas, & More

We’re kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs with event news, as AMUG has announced the keynote speakers for its 2023 conference. Moving on, Quickparts adopted the Materialise CO-AM platform, and…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 4, 2023: Heat Treatment, Microscale 3D Printer, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Amaero International announced a partnership for 3D printing and powder production in Abu Dhabi, and a new heat treatment out of MIT enables the…

3DPrint.com’s Top 10 Stories of 2022

Surely like nearly every website, 3DPrint.com performs regular reports on traffic behavior and the like. And, like the rest of the internet, our most popular stories are generally the ones…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: NASA, ICON, MIT and Purdue

Purdue University makes a wet mixing technology that can make strain and temperature sensors out of Direct Write and FDM 3D printed parts. This could enable new functionality in 3D…

MIT Researchers 3D Print Plasma Sensors Using Glass-Ceramic Material

A team of researchers from MIT fabricated what they say are the first fully digitally manufactured plasma sensors, known as retarding potential analyzers (RPAs), for orbiting spacecraft. Satellites use this…

Bioprinted Wood Approaches Reality Thanks to MIT Team

In the most recent decade of the 3D printing industry’s history, the bioprinting sector has gone through a somewhat repulsive transition from human organs and tissue to animal meat. At…

Bioprinting Startup Satellite Bio Exits Stealth with Ex-Novartis Exec as CEO

After years in the making, biotech research firm Satellite Bio emerged from stealth mode last week with more than $110 million in financing to pioneer an entirely new category of…

The ElectroVoxel: MIT Scientists 3D Print Self-Reconfiguring Robotic Cubes

The term “robot” still tends to immediately conjure up imagery of blocky, metal men who speak in mechanical voices; or perhaps, otherwise, Westworld-esque, super sophisticated cyborgs, indistinguishable from naturally-occurring Homo…

MIT 3D Prints Objects with Lenticular Surfaces

When I was a kid, I really liked optical illusions. I think all kids do: they’re more or less the most basic element to any magic trick; and what kid…