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Spanish Company Offers Unique Way to Remember Your Loved Ones: 3D Printed Jewelry Made from Their Ashes

Spanish Company Offers Unique Way to Remember Your Loved Ones: 3D Printed Jewelry Made from Their Ashes

We live in an interesting, amazing age of technological advancements  – technology like 3D printing can help us survive nearly insurmountable odds, and it can also help families grieve the loss of loved ones. The use of 3D printing technology in the death care industry is becoming more popular, with people, pets, and even celebrities […]

We live in an interesting, amazing age of technological advancements  – technology like 3D printing can help us survive nearly insurmountable odds, and it can also help families grieve the loss of loved ones. The use of 3D printing technology in the death care...
Futuralve Project Utilizes Metal 3D Printing to Improve High-Speed Aerospace Turbines

Futuralve Project Utilizes Metal 3D Printing to Improve High-Speed Aerospace Turbines

Renishaw is a busy company, lending its metrology and metal 3D printing expertise to a broad variety of applications from boats to eye surgery. One of its primary industries, however, has always been aerospace. That’s a particular area of focus right now for Renishaw Ibérica, the company’s Spanish subsidiary. Currently, Renishaw Ibérica is part of a large […]

Renishaw is a busy company, lending its metrology and metal 3D printing expertise to a broad variety of applications from boats to eye surgery. One of its primary industries, however, has always been aerospace. That’s a particular area of focus right now...
iGo3D and Grupo Sicnova 3D Team Up to Enter Professional 3D Printing Market with Additive Manufacturing Solutions

iGo3D and Grupo Sicnova 3D Team Up to Enter Professional 3D Printing Market with Additive Manufacturing Solutions

In the spring of 2015, European 3D printing solutions provider iGo3D, headquartered in Germany, entered into a distribution partnership with Formlabs, in order to expand distribution of the Form 1+ 3D printer in the German market. Now, the company is announcing a new partnership with Spanish 3D printing solutions provider Grupo Sicnova 3D. The two companies […]

In the spring of 2015, European 3D printing solutions provider iGo3D, headquartered in Germany, entered into a distribution partnership with Formlabs, in order to expand distribution of the Form 1+ 3D printer in the German market. Now, the company is announcing a new...
Diyouware Initiative Invents New Resin Deposition Modeling 3D Printing Method

Diyouware Initiative Invents New Resin Deposition Modeling 3D Printing Method

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve heard from the Diyouware initiative, which was started by two brothers in Madrid with a passion for robotics, design, electronics, software development, and mechatronics. The two were inspired by the RepRap 3D printer revolution, and built DiyouPCB, an open source, 3D printed PCB 3D printer, in early […]

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve heard from the Diyouware initiative, which was started by two brothers in Madrid with a passion for robotics, design, electronics, software development, and mechatronics. The two were inspired by the RepRap 3D...
Madrid Hospital Successfully Implants Catheter in 3D Printed Heart Model

Madrid Hospital Successfully Implants Catheter in 3D Printed Heart Model

The technologically advanced Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, located in Madrid, has been a 3D printing technology champion for the last several years, implementing a hospital FabLab and collaborating with several other Spanish organizations to create a 3D printer prototype that’s capable of producing functional human skin. Now, the hospital, a public health center in the […]

The technologically advanced Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, located in Madrid, has been a 3D printing technology champion for the last several years, implementing a hospital FabLab and collaborating with several other Spanish organizations to create...
Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a technologically advanced facility, and that’s thanks in part to a group of surgeons and engineers who have spearheaded the integration of 3D technology into the […]

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a technologically advanced facility, and that’s thanks in part to...
3D Printed Concrete Pedestrian Bridge Built in Madrid, City Representatives Call It a 3D Printing Milestone

3D Printed Concrete Pedestrian Bridge Built in Madrid, City Representatives Call It a 3D Printing Milestone

3D printing is great for creating small things, like handheld figurines, but it’s also helping to develop and create really large objects as well, such as cars, and even houses built out of concrete. Concrete may not be the first material that comes to mind when you think about 3D printing, but it’s becoming widespread; it’s even […]

3D printing is great for creating small things, like handheld figurines, but it’s also helping to develop and create really large objects as well, such as cars, and even houses built out of concrete. Concrete may not be the first material that comes to mind when...
Spanish Surgeons Use Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Instruments

Spanish Surgeons Use Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Instruments

Surgeons tend to be on the cutting edge all around, pun intended. With lives held in their very hands as they perform procedures from the most routine to those that have never been attempted, doctors are usually given every tool possible to see that they are successful. And in the past few years, 3D printing […]

Surgeons tend to be on the cutting edge all around, pun intended. With lives held in their very hands as they perform procedures from the most routine to those that have never been attempted, doctors are usually given every tool possible to see that they are...
WASP Opens Their First Spanish 3D Printing Hub This Weekend at Madrid Mini Maker Faire

WASP Opens Their First Spanish 3D Printing Hub This Weekend at Madrid Mini Maker Faire

This weekend, the Madrid Mini Maker Faire will draw a mix of makers, instructors, businesses and curious onlookers to Spain’s capital city for workshops, exhibitions, presentations and more, celebrating the creative DIY culture. As always, 3D printing will be a significant presence at the event, and for one company, this particular Maker Faire is even more […]

This weekend, the Madrid Mini Maker Faire will draw a mix of makers, instructors, businesses and curious onlookers to Spain’s capital city for workshops, exhibitions, presentations and more, celebrating the creative DIY culture. As always, 3D printing will be a...
Highcon Wowed at drupa 2016 with Unveiling of the Shape 3D Paper Printer

Highcon Wowed at drupa 2016 with Unveiling of the Shape 3D Paper Printer

While 3D printing has indeed hit the mainstream, it’s safe to say there are still plenty of folks out there busy paying attention to other things who actually, believe it or not, have no earthly idea how one of these machines work—and sometimes it takes a little while to sink in. While getting a hair trim […]

While 3D printing has indeed hit the mainstream, it’s safe to say there are still plenty of folks out there busy paying attention to other things who actually, believe it or not, have no earthly idea how one of these machines work—and sometimes it takes a little while...
3D Technologies Digitally Unwrap Mummies' Secrets

3D Technologies Digitally Unwrap Mummies' Secrets

There is something almost magically fascinating about mummies. Apart from the somewhat macabre notion that you are staring at the wrappings of a dead body, there are notions of the whispered secrets contained within and a connection to a desire for eternity that is irresistible to so many people. Mummy exhibits at museums are supremely popular […]

There is something almost magically fascinating about mummies. Apart from the somewhat macabre notion that you are staring at the wrappings of a dead body, there are notions of the whispered secrets contained within and a connection to a desire for eternity that is...
Spanish Design Team Uses 3D Printed Mechanism to Create Images in Water

Spanish Design Team Uses 3D Printed Mechanism to Create Images in Water

What is it about water that’s so beautiful and entrancing? On an everyday level, it’s mundane – we drink it, cook with it, clean with it without giving it a second thought – but when we really look at it, it’s stunning. From a seemingly infinite, color-changing ocean to a tiny raindrop that contains rainbows, […]

What is it about water that’s so beautiful and entrancing? On an everyday level, it’s mundane – we drink it, cook with it, clean with it without giving it a second thought – but when we really look at it, it’s stunning. From a seemingly...
ESCARGOT Serves Up Simplified 3D Printing of Intricate Microfluidic Devices for Chip Technology

ESCARGOT Serves Up Simplified 3D Printing of Intricate Microfluidic Devices for Chip Technology

ESGARGOT. For some of us, this brings to mind a pricey appetizer in the form of a land snail usually spiced up with garlic, herbs, and butter. While many may have not tasted the delicacy or even heard of it, fewer yet will have heard about a recent study cleverly given this acronym–but bearing results […]

ESGARGOT. For some of us, this brings to mind a pricey appetizer in the form of a land snail usually spiced up with garlic, herbs, and butter. While many may have not tasted the delicacy or even heard of it, fewer yet will have heard about a recent study cleverly...
Cruise Passengers' Souvenirs Go 3D: Costa Cruises and Labs3D Offer 3D Printed Selfies

Cruise Passengers' Souvenirs Go 3D: Costa Cruises and Labs3D Offer 3D Printed Selfies

I have never been on a cruise, but it seems like a given for entertaining adventures. After all, how can you send a whole bunch of strangers out to sea on a vessel filled to the brim with booze and food, with dozens of other activity options besides eating and drinking, and not have an […]

I have never been on a cruise, but it seems like a given for entertaining adventures. After all, how can you send a whole bunch of strangers out to sea on a vessel filled to the brim with booze and food, with dozens of other activity options besides eating and...
Spain's Ibarmia Mixes Perfect Combination of New & Traditional Technology to Make ADD + PROCESS 3D Printer

Spain's Ibarmia Mixes Perfect Combination of New & Traditional Technology to Make ADD + PROCESS 3D Printer

The name Ibarmia, in Spain and in the industrial world, is synonymous with machines. Founded over 60 years ago, this family-owned machine tool company offers innovative and customized products to their client base around the globe. They’ve broken the mold with their latest invention though, in the form of the ADD + PROCESS, which is […]

The name Ibarmia, in Spain and in the industrial world, is synonymous with machines. Founded over 60 years ago, this family-owned machine tool company offers innovative and customized products to their client base around the globe. They’ve broken the mold with their...
SUNFeet Makes Happy Feet: 3D Scan with Mobile App, Design Your Own 3D Printed Insoles

SUNFeet Makes Happy Feet: 3D Scan with Mobile App, Design Your Own 3D Printed Insoles

Many of us are just waiting, ready to take off from the starting line as soon as 3D printing technology finds its stride in the footwear and corresponding insole industry. For everyone with a challenge in finding footwear due to thin, thick, flat feet, those with high arches, and odd sizes–it would seem logical that […]

Many of us are just waiting, ready to take off from the starting line as soon as 3D printing technology finds its stride in the footwear and corresponding insole industry. For everyone with a challenge in finding footwear due to thin, thick, flat feet, those with high...
Materialise's Mimics 3D Modeling Software Helps Solve 430,000-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Materialise's Mimics 3D Modeling Software Helps Solve 430,000-Year-Old Murder Mystery

You’ve probably read or heard about what are called “DNA Exonerations”–those instances when modern DNA testing technology has been instrumental in reversing wrongful convictions. According to the Innocence Project, “a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice,” […]

You’ve probably read or heard about what are called “DNA Exonerations”–those instances when modern DNA testing technology has been instrumental in reversing wrongful convictions. According to the Innocence Project, “a national litigation and public policy...
3D Printing Gives Cancer Patient New Ribs and Sternum in First-of-Its-Kind Surgery

3D Printing Gives Cancer Patient New Ribs and Sternum in First-of-Its-Kind Surgery

Stories of 3D printing being used to create custom medical implants are becoming more and more commonplace. However, there’s something so akin to a miracle in the way that the implants are created and in the powerful impact on those who receive them that it will be a while yet before we are jaded enough to […]

Stories of 3D printing being used to create custom medical implants are becoming more and more commonplace. However, there’s something so akin to a miracle in the way that the implants are created and in the powerful impact on those who receive them that it will...
Spain’s MyMat Solutions Releases Nylon 3D Printing Filaments, Offering Superior Mechanical Strength

Spain’s MyMat Solutions Releases Nylon 3D Printing Filaments, Offering Superior Mechanical Strength

MyMat Solutions, based in Spain, has two new products and they want to share them with the world. Even offering accompanying guides specific to each 3D printing product, they have a new lineup of nylon-based materials meant to improve the printing experience overall. Both Ultra Nylon and Soft Nylon are polyamide-grade 3D printing filaments from MyMat meant to offer versality and strength, […]

MyMat Solutions, based in Spain, has two new products and they want to share them with the world. Even offering accompanying guides specific to each 3D printing product, they have a new lineup of nylon-based materials meant to improve the printing experience overall....
Printhatshit Unveils New ResinCat HD & HD+ SLA 3D Printers

Printhatshit Unveils New ResinCat HD & HD+ SLA 3D Printers

It seems as though this summer has been rather slow compared to several months ago, when it comes to the release and unveiling of new 3D printers. While the winter and fall saw many crowdfunding campaigns launch to bring new 3D printers to market, this summer has hardly seen any. For one Barcelona-based company, called […]

It seems as though this summer has been rather slow compared to several months ago, when it comes to the release and unveiling of new 3D printers. While the winter and fall saw many crowdfunding campaigns launch to bring new 3D printers to market, this summer has...
First Look at the Crystal 3D Printer from Zeus Eye

First Look at the Crystal 3D Printer from Zeus Eye

There are so many new 3D printer startups these days that it’s almost cute when new printers are released using the same old marketing buzzwords. Almost. For a while it seemed that a day didn’t go by without a new printer being dropped on the market that would promise to be the fastest, smartest and […]

There are so many new 3D printer startups these days that it’s almost cute when new printers are released using the same old marketing buzzwords. Almost. For a while it seemed that a day didn’t go by without a new printer being dropped on the market that would promise...
3D Drucker... Imprimante 3D...Impresión 3D -- '3D Printing' Around the Globe

3D Drucker... Imprimante 3D...Impresión 3D -- '3D Printing' Around the Globe

While we are an English speaking media source, we cover numerous stories each day from around the globe, many in places where the primary language is not English. The 3D printing phenomenon certainly isn’t solely an American one or an English one, it’s global! We thought it would be fun to concentrate on a few […]

While we are an English speaking media source, we cover numerous stories each day from around the globe, many in places where the primary language is not English. The 3D printing phenomenon certainly isn’t solely an American one or an English one, it’s...
In:Sand - 3D Printing with a Plentiful Building Material

In:Sand - 3D Printing with a Plentiful Building Material

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) takes on cutting edge education and research to prepare students to meet the challenges regarding the construction of habitable structures. Based in Barcelona, IAAC boasts faculty and students from more than 35 countries who work on problems from understanding cities to building to manufacturing. Students and faculty there […]

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) takes on cutting edge education and research to prepare students to meet the challenges regarding the construction of habitable structures. Based in Barcelona, IAAC boasts faculty and students from more than...
Hackaday Prize Contest Entrant Developing 3D Printed "Eye of Horus" Eye Tracking Device

Hackaday Prize Contest Entrant Developing 3D Printed "Eye of Horus" Eye Tracking Device

Hackaday, the website and global online community of hackers that features stories on hacks and original material, launched its annual Hackaday Prize competition back in early March. Since then, they’ve been receiving some impressive submissions from across the hacking community. By “hackers” they don’t mean a computing wiz who finds ingenious ways to access data […]

Hackaday, the website and global online community of hackers that features stories on hacks and original material, launched its annual Hackaday Prize competition back in early March. Since then, they’ve been receiving some impressive submissions from across the...
Artists Make Enormous 3D Printed Interactive Mountain Art Installation, ‘Sisyphus Stone’

Artists Make Enormous 3D Printed Interactive Mountain Art Installation, ‘Sisyphus Stone’

The act of creating, innovating, and engaging in the general duties of an artist and designer can without doubt sometimes be depleting. While most maintain a positive spin on the creative process and eschew the constant stream of dramatic, whiny memes depicting the horrible suffering of artists and writers, there’s no getting past the fact that sometimes […]

The act of creating, innovating, and engaging in the general duties of an artist and designer can without doubt sometimes be depleting. While most maintain a positive spin on the creative process and eschew the constant stream of dramatic, whiny memes depicting the...