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Embedded Sensors for Monitoring Temperature & Strain of 3D Printed Polymeric Parts  

Researchers from Portugal are examining three issues concerning material extrusion (MEX) additive manufacturing (AM) of thermoplastic composites. Their findings are released in the recently published ‘Embedded Fiber Sensors to Monitor…

Portugal: Minho’s Love is One of the Largest 3D Printed Art Installations Ever

Portugal has a spectacular new art installation to enjoy from Diverte. The ‘Amore Minhoto’ is the title gracing one of the largest installations ever created in their country. Serving as…

Investigating 3D Printed Biomodels in Experimental Blood Flow Studies

There are many applications for 3D printing in the biomedical research community, such as lab-on-a-chip tools, surgical planning, and drug delivery. Yet another is 3D biomodels, which is the focus…

Portugal: Cork 3D Printing Composite Shows Promise for Enhancing Polyurethane Foams

In the paper “3D printed cork / polyurethane composite foams,” authors N. Gama, A. Ferreira, and A. Barros-Timmons delve further into the world of enhanced materials for better performance in…

Portugal: Consortium Led By Adira Aims to do SLM 3D Printing With One Cubic Meter Build Volumes

Industrial manufacturers continue the push to integrate SLM processes into large scale projects, especially in 3D printing and additive manufacturing with metal; in fact, they are so serious about this…

Expansions and Partnerships Bring More 3D Printing and Advanced Technology to the UK and Portugal

Additive Industries has become well known for its annual Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge – the latest winners of which have just been announced – as well as…

3D Printing Business News: BEEVERYCREATIVE Partners with Staples Portugal, Clariant Begins New 3D Printing Business

As in any high-growth industry, business updates come quickly in 3D printing, and some of the latest feature a partnership and a new dedicated additive manufacturing business. A new partnership…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 27, 2017

Congratulations, we’ve all made it to Friday somehow! To celebrate, take a look at all of today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, compiled just for you in one article. The University…

Traditional Portuguese Dress Preserved in Beautiful 3D Printed Figures from Diverte

These days, styles of dress are pretty homogenized across the world. Sure, there are still variations based on culture or religion, but compared to prior centuries, we modern humans tend…

Portugal’s Reprapalgarve Team Shows Us How to Make a Steel Framed Color 3D Printer for Around $600

Over the weekend, Adam, who is the ten-year-old son of some friends of mine, purchased a very cool, medium sized replica of the Millennium Falcon from a local maker’s shop. I perked…

ESA Taps BEEVERYCREATIVE to Help Develop a 3D Printing Breadboard for the ISS

In the past few years 3D printing has slowly but surely begun transforming the aerospace industry. It started simply enough, with prototyping and testing, and then developed into the development…

3D Printed Pixel-tastic Fashion from Portugal’s Katty Xiomara and BEEVERYCREATIVE

There is no doubt that nostalgia for the pixel-based video game design of yesteryear has picked up steam. And this makes sense as the pixel style was many people of my…

Larger than Life: Leonel Moura Creates Towering 3D Printed Public Sculpture

Lisbon is a wonderful city, with a combination of old-world charm and the unique circumstances of Portugal’s history. There, you can visit tiny shops selling only custom-made hats, spend your time…

3D Print Your Own Working Ion Thruster Spacecraft Engine

While it may sound like something that Captain Kirk asks Sulu to set to maximum, an ion thruster is not science fiction but actually a working technology that is available…

BEEVERYCREATIVE CEO Steps Aside, Will Head Up New 3D Printing Literacy Initiative

One of the companies I often hear great things about at the various trade shows and other media events I attend is BEEVERYCREATIVE. The Portugal-based company, and winner of numerous awards…

Want an Enormous 3D Printer? Aldric Negrier is There for You with the Mega Prusa i3

Aldric Negrier, a maker and builder in Portugal, has just built – and provided you the information you’ll need to build yourself – a Prusa-based 3D printer with a build…

BEEVERYCREATIVE Signs Distribution Deal with WYNIT in US Market

BEEVERYCREATIVE, the first Portuguese 3D printer manufacturer and the makers of the BEETHEFIRST 3D printers, has signed a distribution agreement with Wynit to market their products in the US. The…

BEEVERYCREATIVE 2015: Price Cuts, New Offerings, and 3D Printing Educational Package

Portuguese 3D printer manufacturer BEEVERYCREATIVE is making some exciting changes for the new year. Most everyone in the 3D printing community likes to hear news about commitment to education, new choices…

NUUMStudio 3D Prints Astonishing Trophies with Portugal’s First 3D Systems Projet 4500

With 3D printing comes the ability to create custom products in a very short amount of time. This is why some people believe that the technology will ultimately lead to…