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$3 Million Awarded to Collaborative Metal 3D Printing Research Team

A lot of effort has been going into determining the cause of flaws and defects in metal 3D printing, which can lead to weaknesses like spattering and micro cracking in…

Columbus Company Installs Two GE Additive Metal 3D Printers on OSU Campus

The entryway into manufacturing and engineering at The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering is the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME), which was developed to meet the translational research…

Lyondell Schulman Acquisition and 3D Printing

On February 15th 2018, in a transaction that surprised many industry observers, Lyondell, the large $29 billion sales Netherlands chemical company with almost 60 international manufacturing plants, announced the purchase of A Schulman,…

Physicians and Engineers Use 3D Printing and Modeling to Determine Which Surgical Approach is Best in Aortic Valve Replacements

We’ve seen 3D printed heart valve models used for training purposes before, as well as 3D printed patient-specific heart valve models and aortas used in pre-surgical planning. The latter is what physicians…

Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. It’s…

Creativity and Pragmatism in 3D Printing Come Together at IC3D

“A lot of people get 3D printers now, but not the applications for them,” Michael Cao, CEO of IC3D, told me this week. “It’s like a computer now; what can…

NASA’s Early Stage Innovations Grants Awarded to 13 Universities; Several to Explore 3D Printing

In several years, it’s going to be very interesting indeed to see what comes of 13 early stage innovation space technology grants just awarded to universities around the US via…

3D Printing and Forensic Reconstruction Put to Work in Ohio Cold Case

We’ve seen 3D printing used in facial reconstruction before. A lot of times the technology is used to learn more about the bones of not only the skull, but also…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — September 5

This week’s 3D printing stories include some examples of the cool things you can make if you have access to a 3D printer, like a Transformer birthday cake and a 3D…

Carter Hurd Builds a 3D Printed Battlebot

Carter Hurd is on the way to earning a degree in mechanical engineering at Ohio State University, where he’s a teaching assistant for the Fundamentals of Engineering Honors program. He works with…

Manatee Skeleton Recreated with 3D Printing

Manatees slowly graze underwater in the wild, but very near the surface. They subsist on water grasses, weeds and algae to maintain their massive bodies, and on average, an adult…

OSU Student Reinvents The Wheel: Robotic 3D printed transforming wheel

Carter Hurd has been building robots since he was in middle school. His experience and passion for tinkering with and building out complete electronic devices has only grown, and he…