multimaterial

Columbia Researchers Develop Multi-Material SLS 3D Printer without Powder Bed

Printing a part that is made of multiple materials has been possible with fused deposition modeling and inkjet 3D printing technologies, though not so much with selective laser sintering (SLS),…

Additive Flow Seeking Applicants for 3D Printing Software Beta Program

UK software startup Additive Flow, founded in 2017, emerged from stealth mode this winter with its FormFlow AM optimization software, which helps users use parametric design for 3D printable parts…

Nyxo’s 3D Printed Bike Saddle is a 3D Pioneers Challenge Finalist

For five years, the 3D Pioneers Challenge (3DPC), organized by d.sign21 and held at the Rapid.Tech 3D event, has been targeting students and young professionals who work in design or…

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…

3D Bioprinting Soft Actuators: Multiple Materials & Topology Optimization

In the recently published ‘Effects of Topology Optimization in Multimaterial 3D Bioprinting of Soft Actuators,’ international researchers delve further into the fabrication of soft robotics, bordering on the 4D as…

Multi-Material 3D Printing for the Dielectric Lens Antenna

Authors Henry Giddens and Yang Hao seek expanded and improved ways to manufacture antennas, releasing the findings of their study in the recently published ‘Multi-Beam Graded Dielectric Lens Antenna from…

3D Printing & Conductivity: Preparing New Polymer Bioinks for Electronics & Other Applications

International researchers delve into the area of materials science and 3D printing—a common theme today—but in this study, conductivity is the focus. Detailing their findings in the recently published ‘3D…

Smart International Introducing Multimaterial Dryer for 3D Printing Filaments

Moisture is not your friend when it comes to 3D printer filament, as humidity can cause weakened material, which then leads to fragile prints, poor surface finish and adhesion, and…

Multi-Material 3D Printing: Testing Graded Bio Inspired Composites

In the recently published ‘Fracture Behavior of Bio-Inspired Functionally Graded Soft-Hard Composites Made by Multi-Material 3D Printing: The Case of Colinear Cracks,’ researchers from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)…

Refining Actuation Systems for Greater Functionality via Topology Optimization & 3D Printing

The recently published ‘Topology optimization and 3D printing of multimaterial magnetic actuators and displays’ opens up the topic of refining actuation systems for greater functionality, as they will progressively be…

Czech Republic: Researchers to Support Ongoing Electronic Structures Work with nScrypt 3D Printer

The University of Pardubice is one of the top universities in the Czech Republic, and particularly excels in the chemical sciences. It originally opened in 1950, in answer to a local…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to…

Interview With Kevin Eckes of Selective Powder Deposition Firm Aerosint

Most new startups in 3D printing are rather boring. There’s lots of whizzbang but very little fundamental innovation. Most of them are looking to score not looking to improve 3D…