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3D Printing News Unpeeled: Soft Robotics, Camera Accessories & Electronics 3D Printing

A new paper, ¨A Flexible, Architected Soft Robotic Actuator for Motorized Extensional Motion¨ out of Northwestern University showcases a soft cylindrical handed shearing auxetic (HSA) actuator which can become either…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Trachea, Aluminum Alloys & HP Color 3D Printers

A lot of research has gone into 3D printing parts of or splints for the trachea. Now Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is offering patients bioresorbable trachea splints. The product might…

Flesh and Metal: Robot with 3D Printed Face and Living Skin

In an exciting leap for robotics, researchers at the University of Tokyo invented a way to attach living skin to robots. This technique, involving 3D printing and inspired by human…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 29, 2024: AI Machine Learning, Sensory Garden, Hard Hats, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re starting with Desktop Metal’s new PureSinter furnace. Then it’s on to research about a variable binder amount algorithm and adaptive slicing, a 3D…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Indian Bridges, Lamps & Patches

Ohhio’s 3D printed lamps are super fun, kind of a bubblegum Memphis design, and they totally remind me how many designs and brands in 3D printing take themselves way too…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 15, 2024: 3D Printed Research & Lamps & Guns & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ll start with some business and research news, then move on to a software tool. We’ve got a story about an accused terrorist and…

Handheld, Chip-Based 3D Printer Demonstrated in DARPA-Funded Project

In a study funded by organizations including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 8, 2024: Flame-Retardancy, Scanner Upgrade, & More

We’re starting with a new flame-retardant plastic powder by Siemens Mobility and the LEHVOSS Group, and then moving on to an Artec 3D 3D scanner upgrade and an automated quality…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Tidal Power for Boats & Automatic Experiments

Marko Lazic has made the Offone, a 3D printed phone with a pared down design and e-ink display. The small phone can do Uber, calls, texts and the essentials but…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Electrospinning, Hyundai 3D Printing & Spee3D

MRO and digital inventories is a quickly growing area. Now classification/advisory firm ABS has partnered with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), powder bed fusion OEM CScam and technological institute KITECH in…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 25, 2024: 3D Printed Medical Models, Sensors, Engines, & More

We’re starting with research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, first about filament diameter-adjustable 3D printing and then about 3D printed sensors. Then, we’re moving on to personalized 3D printed…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2024: Sustainability, Mass Spectrometry, & More

We’re starting with sustainability news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Stratasys has published its second ESG and Sustainability Report. Moving on, Electroninks opened a headquarters in the APAC…

3D Printing Unpeeled: Biofuel Waste to Filament & Sustainable Photopolymers

I can’t ever remember a day with so many potentially high impact news stories have come out. In one story, we all know that there are problems with the safety…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 11, 2024: 3D Printed Stent, Tower, Sculptures, & More

We’re starting off with medical research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as researchers in Korea used CT images and 3D printing to fabricate an educational simulator for a mastoidectomy….

3D Printing Unpeeled: Wind Turbines, Probiotics and Lenses

TPI Composites, ORNL and Ingersoll Rand are working to make wind turbine tooling segments that can be 18.3 meters long. These elements also include resistive wires that help keep the…

3D Printing Unpeeled: Digital FDM Filament for Functional Gradients

Just published in Nature, a paper by a Seoul National University team looks at “3D printing with a 3D printed digital material filament for programming functional gradients.” Sang-Joon Ahn, Howon…

3D Printing Unpeeled: $5000 Cold Spray 3D Printer, Roland DGA & Living Materials

The AeroForge is a $5000 cold spray metal printer for copper made by a student team at Rice University. In a paper for ACS Central Science a team from Nanjing…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 27, 2024: Research, Digital Dentistry, Cycling, & More

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some research into 3D printed luminescent quantum-dot polymer architectures and free-form laser beam shaping, and then on to an open source 4-axis…

Will Photonic-Crystal Lasers Revolutionize 3D Printing?

Powder bed fusion (PBF) for metals and polymers predominantly utilizes lasers as the primary heat source. Some directed energy deposition (DED) technologies also employ lasers, while various vat polymerization methods…

3D Printing Unpeeled: Orbex Investment, IndoMIM and HP, Ultrasonic Waves

INDO-MIM has bought three HP Metal Jet S100 printers, operating two in India and one in Texas. This is a win for HP because the company has deep experience in…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 20, 2024: Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium, Blow Molding, & More

We’re starting with news about a manufacturing consortium in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as OPEN MIND Technologies has joined the Georgia Tech Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium. Moving on, industrial machining…

Nylon 3D Printed Parts Made More Functional with Coatings & Colors

Parts 3D printed from polyamide (PA, Nylon) 12 using powder bed fusion (PBF) are a mainstay in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. While post-finishing processes have improved the porosity of…

Researchers Gain New Levels of Control over Volumetric 3D Printing

A recent study published in Advanced Materials Technologies by Nathaniel Corrigan, Xichuan Li, Jin Zhang, and Cyrille Boyer delves into the advancements in xolography, a pioneering volumetric 3D printing method….

Scholars Call for 3D Printing to Be Made Sustainable from the Ground up

At a time when climate change and resource scarcity loom large, the imperative for industries to adapt is more pressing than ever. We all know that additive manufacturing (AM) is…