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New Nickel Superalloy ABD-900AM Designed for Crack-Free Metal 3D Printing

In past decades, additive manufacturing (AM) technologies introduced new possibilities for direct manufacturing of complex parts with costs and lead times much shorter than conventional manufacturing; however, the materials used…

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Collaborative Research to Develop Custom, 3D Printed Nitinol Stents for Children

The use of stents for treating children with congenital heart disease is challenging. This is one of the reasons why the annual number of stent procedures in these cases remains…

Skyrora’s 3D Printed-Engine Rocket Completes First UK Ground Test in 50 Years

In the 1960s, the British space program forged an initiative that led some of the country’s brightest minds to develop rockets, spaceflight capabilities, and satellites at its largest testing facility….

GoPrint3D Reselling Essentium HSE 3D Printing Platform in Ireland and the UK

Today, 3D printing solutions provider Essentium, Inc. has announced that it will be partnering with GoPrint3D in order to increase the adoption of its industrial-scale AM technology in Ireland and…

Jaguar’s Engineers Use 3D Printing for their Fastest Sedan, XE SV Project 8

Last October, the XE SV Project 8 became the first production vehicle made by Jaguar Land Rover to include multiple 3D printed parts, with more than a dozen components created…

Bionic Arm Advocate Tilly Lockey Speaks at the SingularityU South Africa Summit

Last week Tilly Lockey went on stage at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the SingularityU South African (SA) Summit, for a one-on-one with Benji Rosman,…

Interview: FabRx is on a Quest to Create 3D Printed Customized Drugs

With a focus on creating 3D printed medications, FabRx, a spin-out company from University College London’s School of Pharmacy, United Kingdom (UK), was founded in 2014 by academics who wanted…

MPI: New Research Project Will Develop Metal 3D Printed Parts for Automotive and Other Applications

In the United Kingdom, a new project is being carried out that could change the way car parts are made. Liberty Powder Metals, which is owned by Liberty House Group,…

Expansions and Partnerships Bring More 3D Printing and Advanced Technology to the UK and Portugal

Additive Industries has become well known for its annual Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge – the latest winners of which have just been announced – as well as…

learnbylayers Expands Educational 3D Printing Curriculum Reseller Network in the UK and Middle East

Just a few months ago, Philip Cotton, one of the first teachers in the United Kingdom to introduce 3D printing in the classroom, launched a 3D printing curriculum resource for teachers…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news….

It’s Time for the UK to Get Proactive About the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Says Government-Commissioned Report

Ever since the Brexit vote occurred, everyone has been wondering what the United Kingdom’s economic future will look like. According to Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, the country should…

UK Researchers Continue Work on Nanokick Bioreactor, Progressing Toward 3D Printing Living Bone

The University of Glasgow received a £2.8 million grant in late 2016 in order to develop 3D printed bone for survivors of landmine blasts, which kill roughly 4,300 people each…

3D Printed Sundial Tells the Time and the Story of Berkeley Castle

In the town of Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, UK, is Berkeley Castle, a magnificent stone fortress that has been standing since the 12th century. It’s seen a lot of history, including,…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases…

Teacher Uses School’s 3D Printer to Make a Plastic Finger for Injured Student to Take Exams

When I was in elementary school many years ago, a good friend of mine was injured when one of the fingers on her right hand accidentally got smashed in her family minivan’s sliding…

Hobs Studio 3D Prints a Giant Master Plan for a Giant Housing Development

East London will eventually be home to over 10,800 new homes, thanks to a massive development known as Barking Riverside. The former Barking Power Station site is to become a…

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they…

3D Printed Permanent Magnets: Metalysis Signs MOU with Mkango Resources Limited

With a name like Metalysis, one can expect a lot of innovation in the ever-growing metal 3D printing field. Last year, the company, based in the UK, worked with TWI to…

Brexit-Delayed UK Digital Strategy Finally Released to the Public

Of all the tumultuous occurrences that happened in 2016, Britain’s exit from the European Union was one of the biggest, and since then, British citizens (along with the rest of…

University of Nottingham Researchers Use 3D Scanning to Reveal Secrets of Hidden Priest Hole Chamber in Tudor Mansion

Two years ago, the University of Nottingham in the UK received funding for a lab filled with analysis equipment and roughly £2.7 million worth of 3D printing equipment. It’s not just…

Healthcare Technology Firm axial3D Responds to Surge in Demand for 3D Printed Medical Models and Opens New Facility in Belfast

It’s one thing for surgeons and doctors to prepare for medical procedures by studying up ahead of time by reading books and studies and articles, or maybe watching videos of…

Latest Kitronik Educational Project Kit Brings Bluetooth Technology to the Classroom, Teaches Students to Make Their Own Speakers

Cool UK company Kitronik, which provides electronics project kits and educational resources to classrooms and hobbyists alike, knows that if you want to get the younger generations involved in today’s…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 3, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a fresh stack of 3D printing industry news from all over the world. For starters, the United…