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3D Scanner Review: The Artec Eva and Artec Studio 15 Software

One of the first stories I ever wrote for 3DPrint.com was about a custom sleep mask for a patient with Graves’ disease, which often causes the eye to protrude and…

Reality or Hype: 3D Printing Improving Performance in Sports Industry?

I’m not a big sports fan, but even I’m aware of the many possible 3D printing applications, from helmets and mouthguards to surfboards and shoes and so much more. But,…

AMGTA Commissions First Research Project on Environmental Sustainability of Metal 3D Printing

In November, the non-commercial, global trade group AMGTA, or the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association, was launched in order to promote the many environmental, green benefits of using additive manufacturing…

3D Printing Review in Drug Delivery Systems: Pharmaceutical Particulates and Membranes

Researchers from Egypt, India, and the UK are studying the role of 3D printing in drug delivery systems. Their findings are detailed in the recently released ‘Pharmaceutical Particulates and Membranes…

3D Printing with Bioplastics: Engineering Biodegradable PHA Blends

Jackie Anderson offers a review regarding one of the most critical 3D printing topics today: materials. As innovation continues to grow, so do the options regarding software, hardware, and different…

A General Review of Methods and Materials for 3D Food Printing

Researchers from the University of Birmingham published a paper that reviews various methods and materials related to the scope of food 3D printing, which they write is “an area of…

What Does the Future Hold for 3D & 4D Printing? Reviewing Current Processes & Ongoing Potential

Researchers come together to review both 3D and 4D printing, as well as exploring its ongoing potential in ‘Recent 3D and 4D intelligent printing technologies: a comparative review and future…

Aston University Researchers Review Current Approaches in 3D Printing Solid Oral Dosage Forms

UK researchers from Aston University are studying impacts on the pharmaceutical industry, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Current formulation approaches in design and development of solid oral dosage…

Laser Sintered Metal Restoration in Dentistry: Research Review

Amir S. Azer and Heidar Shahin explore topics in dental restoration, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Fit of Laser Sintered Metal Restorations: A Systematic Review.’ As 3D printing…

Upward Trends & Developments in 4D Printing with Gel Materials & Other Techniques

Researchers from Japan and the US are filling us in on some of the latest trends in digital fabrication and materials, highlighted in the recently published ‘Review – Recent Progresses…

Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology: Exploring 3D & 4D Printing in Optics & Beyond

“Abundant new opportunities exist for exploration.” Korean researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology are exploring more complex digital fabrication—and on two different levels, outlined in the…

India: Researchers Continue to Review AM Processes in Bioprinting

In the recently published ‘A Review on Additive Manufacturing for Bio-Implants,’ authors Tajeshkumar R. Jadhav, Dr. Nitin K. Kamble, and Pradnesh R. Padave explore one of the most fascinating topics…

2019 Year in Review: Desktop 3D Printing

In 2019 desktop 3D printing continued its onward march towards greater adoption. And, by now, it doesn’t look all that different from the industrial space, in may ways. New Products…

Honest 3D Printer Review: Over 100 Hours of Printing with the Anet ET4

The Chinese 3D printers manufacturer Anet has made a name for itself in the world of 3D printing over the past few years with the Anet A8. Its low price…

Florida Atlantic University Researcher Reviews Different Esophageal Stents, Including the 3D Printed Variety

Ranking sixth among all types of cancer in mortality, esophageal cancer kills about 16,000 people in the US annually, with about 500,000 new cases diagnosed around the world last year…

Walking with Wiivv: Review of Customized 3D Printed Insoles

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more, to be the gal who walked a thousand miles to review at your door. Disclaimer: I have not walked…

One Small Step for My Feet, One Giant Leap for Feetz: 3D Printed Custom Shoes, in the Real World

Some things never change: the sun rises in the east, sunscreen is always a good idea, Cleveland sports fans know “there’s always next year”, everyone we love on Game of…

SD3D 3D Printing Filament Review: The Latest, Greatest & Favorites for 2015

Once you’ve attained the foundation of a solid 3D printer that meets your various and sundry making needs, it’s time to fill it with fuel. And if you thought the…

The Unsatisfying, Stressful Work Environment of 3D Printer Manufacturers’ Employees, Examined

If I were a recent high school graduate looking for a path to future success within the field of technology, I would probably look at 3D printing as one of…