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Bionic Scooter Frame 3D Printed Out of Stainless Steel Powder

Last summer, my husband and I took a vacation with his family to Tybee Island, which is about 18 miles east of Savannah, Georgia and a total of just 3.2…

Xjet Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Gives Details on Nanoparticle Jetting 3D Printing We Interview CEO Hanan Gothait

A number of journalists and partners have been taken on a whirlwind tour of Israel by Xjet. The ceramics and metal printing company wanted to show us their homeland as…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2018

It’s business news as usual to kick things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then we’re moving on to a little medical and metal 3D printing news, followed…

GE Additive Customer Uses DMLM 3D Printing to Manufacture Blades for Medical Cutting Device

As the population continues to age, the number of necessary hip replacements rise, which means we’re seeing more 3D printed hip implants and hip cups. Implanting a hip cup is…

Sutrue Introduces Two 3D Printed Automated Suture Stitching Devices

In 2014, medical device startup Sutrue first began developing a 3D printed suture stitching device that could help prevent needle stick injuries. Medical stitching by hand is tricky, because it relies on…

Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

In order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked with…

Bespoke Bicycle Company in Australia Creates Prize-Winning Bike with 3D Printed Frame Components

We have three bicycles on the back porch of our home, all of which are used hand-me-downs. We don’t often ride bikes, so we don’t really mind that they’re not…

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most…

Partnership Between US Navy and University of Virginia Leads to Impactful Metal 3D Printing Research

The US Navy has found many uses for the application of 3D printing technology, from making replacement parts and drones at sea to 3D printing a manual primary globe valve. This last…

3D Printing Technology Offers New Zealand Researchers the Design Freedom to Develop Better Heat Exchangers

3D printing technology has made its way into many fields over the years, including the heating and cooling industry. Typically, a heat exchanger, which is designed to efficiently transfer heat from…

Metal 3D Printed Parts Can Be Both Strong and Ductile, According to New Collaborative Research

Plenty of 3D printing research has been completed over the years on metal materials, which are decidedly strong. One adjective we also hear when describing metal 3D printing materials is…

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge On Track for Amsterdam Installation in 2018, Research Team To Test and Analyze Structure

There are concrete 3D printed bridges, and bridges 3D printed out of modified plastic. Now, we’re one step closer to seeing a first-of-its-kind bridge built by robots and 3D printed using…

Better Marine Grade Stainless Steel Through 3D Printing

It takes a special kind of material to be able to hold up in a marine setting, with its harsh conditions and corrosive environment. So-called marine grade stainless steel is…

ExOne Adds New Stainless Steel Alloy to Metal 3D Printing Material Offerings

2017 has been a year of expansion for ExOne, particularly in the US, as the company announced its plans to expand its Michigan and Texas production service centers at the…

EOS Introduces New Stainless Steel 3D Printing Material

Stainless steel may not be the world’s most glamorous metal, but it’s one of the most useful. It’s strong, corrosion-proof, and versatile, ideal for applications in harsh environments. It can…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend…

NIST Builds Testbed 3D Printer to Study How Users Can Have More Control Over Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

Two years ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), part of the US Department of Commerce, released a report on metal powder additive manufacturing, which included a set…

Metal 3D Printing Set to Improve Delicate Surgical Procedures

3D printing has had a major impact on many areas, from automobiles and aerospace to consumer products and education to scientific research. But the one that always fascinates me the…

Sculpteo Expands Metal 3D Printing Options with ExOne’s M-Flex 3D Printer

French online 3D printing service Sculpteo, with offices in Paris and San Francisco, offers on-demand 3D printed individual products, as well as short-run manufacturing, through its user-friendly web interface. The…

Collider Pitches Its Orchid 3D Printer and Hybrid Technology at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield

Tennessee 3D printing startup Collider first crossed our radar screen in early 2016, when venture capital firm Asimov Ventures invested in the hardware manufacturer, which promised high 3D printing speed…

P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville,…

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces…

Materialise Expands Range of Metal 3D Printing Capabilities with New Stainless Steel Material

Materialise has long been one of the leading 3D printing service providers in the world, serving both small businesses and individual customers with i.materialise and they serve larger companies with…