Ohio

Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Continue to Explore the Benefits and Challenges of Additive Manufacturing

I am an incredibly proud resident of Dayton, Ohio, born and raised in the Gem City. Not only did the Wright Brothers live and develop the first powered, heavier-than-air aircraft…

Ohio Cold Case Update: Jane Doe Identified and Alleged Killers Behind Bars, Thanks to 3D Printing and Facial Reconstruction

Last month, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office released images of a 3D printed, reconstructed head and face of an unidentified woman whose skeletal remains…

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…

Ohio Doctor Has Success with 3D Printed ConforMIS Knee Implants

An Ohio doctor is performing a progressive new knee replacement surgery that he states is quite simply, for anyone. So if the knee cartilage is wearing thin, the pain is…

From Rust Belt to Tech Belt: How 3D Printing is Revitalizing One City’s Economy

Like many who have lived in one place for their entire lives, I’m fiercely proud of – and defensive of – my hometown. Cleveland has gotten a bad rep over the…

Marine Biosystems’ F5 Biopellet Reactors Are 3D Printed for Efficiency in Aquariums

Aquariums are exceptionally delicate biospheres which require a number of fine-tuned systems to function properly. One of those systems, the biopellet reactor, is meant to provide a reaction chamber where…

America Makes and YBI Launch the $100k AMPED Startup Competition

Today the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and America Makes (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute) launched a two-stage $100k technology startup competition focusing on new technology, products and services related to…

Xavier University Gives Dog New 3D Printed Leg—Thanks To New MakerBot Innovation Center

The Xavier MakerBot Innovation Center, the opening of which it seems we just reported on yesterday, has finished a wonderful new project already—and it’s one of those heartwarming stories we…

First-Hand Look at Dayton’s Proto BuildBar

As 3DPrint.com’s resident Ohioan on staff, I was so excited to hear about Proto BuildBar opening in downtown Dayton when we covered the new makerspace back in December. Both because of its…

Researchers 3D Scan & Print Replica of 550-year Old Peruvian Baby Mummy To Better Understand Its Past

Surely, if you hopped in your handy time capsule and hightailed it back to an earlier culture to forge a discussion regarding mummies, citizens might be puzzled by our contemporary fascination–and even…

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…

Rotor DR1 Takes Drone-Based Web Series to the Big Screen & Plans to Release 3D Printed Drones for Fans

Science fiction television series are all the hit nowadays, with shows like The Walking Dead becoming world-wide phenomena. It’s just something about science fiction that makes us think and wonder…

Chesterland, Ohio 8th Graders Take on 3D Printing Projects and Topics in New Quarterly Class

When it comes to anything of value, we all know it’s important to start ’em young. And that’s exactly what one teacher is doing with a completely ‘from scratch’ 3D printing curriculum…

Gold Touch Inc. Shows us How to Coat Our 3D Prints in Chrome

While the technology of 3D printing is used for a variety of very serious applications from helping with providing prostheses for children in developing countries to the distinct possibility of…

The 3D Printed Solar Bytes Pavilion Records the Day and Plays It Back at Night

Brian Peters is the co-founder of DesignLabWorkshop, and he’s spent the last few years working with 3D printers in his architectural explorations. As part of a month and a half…

Polar 3D Launches Unique Polar Coordinate-Based FFF 3D Printer at CES 2015

One thing that is so fascinating about attending CES is that you hear about all of these companies that you never knew existed previously. For me, on Tuesday, one such…

Dayton’s Proto BuildBar Invites You to Make, 3D Print, and Have a Drink or Two

As 3D innovations and technology move forward at rocket speed, a smorgasbord of 3D design and 3D printing technology and machines abound. Now, with a veritable buffet of 3D printing ideas—and…

Ohio Teacher is Teaching Game Design with 3D Printing: Comes up with Incredibly Inventive 3D Tic-Tac-Toe

When I think back to my childhood, the most fun I had did not come from my vast collection of Nintendo games, but rather from my equally impressive selection of…