Singapore University of Technology and Design

Martian Biolith: A New Bioinspired Composite for 3D Printing on Mars

There are many challenges for in-situ resource utilization off-Earth. However, as human space exploration plans draw near, there is a pressing need to come up with creative solutions that will…

3D Printed Milk Made Possible with Cold Extrusion Tech

When it comes to 3D printed food, I really need to stop thinking, “Well, now I’ve seen everything!” Every time I do, I am proven wrong. The latest innovation comes…

ASTM Drives 3D Printing Standards via Investment into Eight Crucial Projects

Nonprofit organization ASTM International announced its third round of funding to support research that will help expedite standards in additive manufacturing (AM). The group creates and publishes technical standards for…

Quasi-Solid-State 3D Printed Battery Features Improved Stability & Density

3D printing is continually associated with the energy industry, from wind turbines to fuel cells and a variety of different casings for batteries. Now, researchers from Singapore and China are…

Ci3DP: 3D Printing with Chocolate Ink at Singapore University of Technology & Design

In the recently published ‘Chocolate-based Ink Three-Dimensional Printing (Ci3DP),’ authors Rahul Karyappa and Michinao Hashimoto discuss the tasty merits of making desserts in 3D. Although printing in chocolate is not…

Architecture Intelligence Research Lab at SUTD Installs 3D Printed Pavilion for Mid-Autumn Festival

The first fully functional 3D printed structure was designed and built in Singapore recently by a research group under the direction of architects and professors at Singapore University of Technology…

Singapore: AirMesh Project Tests 3D Printed Functional Space Frames

Felix Raspall, Carlos Banon, and Jenn Chong Tay, researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, explore 3D printing with metal for space frame components and structures. Their research…

Singapore: Researchers Explore 3D Printing Techniques for Improving Customized Droplet Generators

As 3D printing continues to infiltrate the mainstream, captivating new enthusiasts around the world daily, it is obvious that the potential for innovation is almost infinite. In tandem though, 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…

Researchers Use Robotic Arm 3D Printing Process for Mold Fabrication

Many objects that we call 3D printed, from crayons and chess pieces to turbines and dental aligners, and were actually created using 3D printed molds, rather than being fully printed themselves….

Singapore Researchers: Better Multi-Material 3D Printing with Air Jet DLP

While 3D printing has lent itself to countless innovations today, that does not mean the process is always easy—even though we see elementary-school kids creating a variety of objects from…

Researchers 3D Print Large-Scale Objects with Newly Developed Type of Cellulose

Cellulose is the most abundant organic compound on Earth, and researchers have been working on ways to 3D print it and take advantage of its ready availability. There are still…

Researchers Develop Stretchable, High-Resolution, Biocompatible Hydrogels for 3D Printing

Hydrogels are hydrophilic networks of polymeric chains that can retain a large amount of water. They are commonly used in applications ranging from soft robotics to bioprinting, and have proved…

Singapore: Researchers Create Reprocessable Thermosets to Eliminate Waste in 3D Printing

As our world becomes more and more environmentally conscious, the topic of how to leave a smaller footprint everywhere we go is a popular one. And 3D printing is no…

Stratasys Takes 3D Printing Focus Down to the Voxel, “Speaking the Language” of Each Application

Stratasys has long held a leadership position in 3D printing; the company is one of the most established in the industry and has been leading the market in sales. With…

Stratasys Announces a New Partnership and the Release of GrabCAD Voxel Print Software Solution

The first day of formnext is well underway and the new product announcements have been rolling out at a fast rate. One of the latest comes from Stratasys, which today…

First Metal Additive Manufacturing Centre Opened in Singapore

3D printing has been a big part of Singapore’s industry for a while now, and it’s only growing bigger. As we all know, metal additive manufacturing is one of the…

SUTD Professors Unveil Mesh-Like 3D Printed Light Art Installation in Singapore

Just as 3D printing technology can be used to construct bridges, houses, and office buildings, it can also be used to construct artistic sculptures. Thanks to its ability to create custom,…

Researchers 3D Print Shape-Shifting Objects With New 4D Printing Method

A flower curls in on itself as though responding to the setting of the sun. A pattern of diamonds expands and contracts like a gate opening and closing. A flat…

Israel-Singapore Collaboration: Researchers Create Most Stretchable and UV Curable Elastomers Ever for 3D Printing

As 3D printing has exploded into the mainstream, making an impact on nearly every industry worldwide, the technology has continued to evolve at an accelerated pace. Along with that, the…

Researchers Crash a Drone to Prove a Point: Don’t Underestimate 3D Printer Security Threats

Is nothing safe anymore? One could argue that nothing ever has been, really, but it’s a disturbing reality that in today’s technological world, in which almost everything is linked in…

Researchers Create Microstereolithography for 4D Printing, Potential for Impacts in Medical, Solar & More

Technology can be confusing when it begins moving at such an accelerated rate, perfectly exemplified by the 3D industry, and encompassing all that goes with it, from 3D scanning to…

Singapore Startup Uses 3D Printed Fuel to Launch Self-Made Rocket in Australia

The use of 3D printing technology for space exploration has grown to be quite a common occurrence. NASA has recently claimed to use specially formulated 3D printed ceramics to create…

3D Printing Goes 4D with Smart Memory Materials That Self-Assemble

The concept of 4D printing, a term coined by Skylar Tibbits in his 2013 Ted Talk, was developed to create materials that could be manufactured or assembled in one configuration…