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Guinness Certifies World’s Longest 3D Printed Concrete Bridge in China

Last year in February, a team at the Tsinghua University School of Architecture built a 26.3 meter long concrete bridge, claimed to be the world’s longest 3D printed bridge. Just…

3D Printed Painting: Giant, Pixelated Mona Lisa Revealed at Chinese Museum

To honor the incredible genius of Leonardo Da Vinci, China’s 3D Printing Cultural Museum presented one of his most famous artworks, the Mona Lisa, as a large 3D printed pixel…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2019

This year’s RAPID + TCT ended late last week at the Cobo Center in Detroit, so we’re again starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with more news from the…

Researchers Use Shape Memory Polymers to Increase Stiffness of 3D Printed Soft Actuators

While soft robots are very flexible, and adaptive to more complex environments, they aren’t great at completing tasks with a high load capacity due to the low stiffness of constituent…

Starbucks Opens Coffee Megastore in Shanghai, Complete with 3D Printed Tea Bar and Augmented Reality Experience

There’s nothing like that first sip of coffee in the morning to give you a much-needed boost of energy…and in my opinion, there’s no better place to get that first…

Surgeons in China Remove Patient’s Malignant Tumor and Six Vertebrae, Replace Them with 3D Printed Titanium Alloy Bones

I’m always fascinated at how 3D printing technology has been used during spinal procedures and surgery. 3D printed surgical guides have been used to help in scoliosis operations, and as…

World’s First Robotic 3D Printed Modified Plastic Footbridges on Display at Tongji University

When we talk about 3D printed bridges, they’re usually made out of heavy construction materials, like concrete or steel. But recently, Tongji University’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) unveiled…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a…

Polymaker Industrial Launches at TCT Asia with New Product Family Geared Toward Industrial 3D Printing Customers

Only about a week after Shanghai-based Polymaker announced the close of its $5 million equity funding round, led by a top venture capital firm in China, the 3D printing materials company is…

Chinese Cosmetics Company Successfully 3D Prints Skin Using Asian Skin Cells

The race to the finish line is on, at least in terms of 3D bioprinting. Biotechnology companies are all trying to be the first to create everything from 3D printed…

Details Announced For Inside 3D Printing Shanghai

Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates Inc. knows a lot about 3D printing. The Wohlers Associates consulting firm has been providing news and advice on 3D printing for 28 years, since…

Silky Concrete Project: Massive Concrete Installation Built by KUKA Robot & Ten 3D Printers

When I was a kid growing up in south Florida, artists abounded, but the idea–and acceptance factor–of the ‘art installation’ had yet to grow. Artists who were involved in alternative,…

Xuberance Unveils Intricate 3D Printed Wedding Dress at TCT Asia

What an incredible thing to meet your soul mate and engage in all the phases of a relationship which many often hope will lead to the ultimate summation: The proposal….

Students Develop 6-Axis Robotic 3D Printer Inspired by Spiderwebs

Personally, I hate spiders. Even though they’re impressive, versatile creatures with a surprising amount of benefits to the environment and general circle of life, they’re just creepy. Walking into spiderwebs…