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3D Printed Home Made with All Bio-based Materials Unveiled by UMaine

The additive construction (AC) sector is really beginning to bloom and, while 3DPrint.com Executive Editor Joris Peels has qualms with the idea, 3D printed houses in particular are becoming the…

New Research Optimizes Weed Pulling with 3D Printing

Backyard gardeners view weeds as a nuisance to be pulled. They may be viewed even more negatively by the agricultural industry. Uncontrolled weeds on a piece of farmland can damage…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 26, 2022: Filaments & Ink, Cultural Artifacts, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ll be sharing some material news, followed by a new 3D printing-focused product line, and finally onto cultural heritage. First, Braskem has released three…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 30, 2022: Consumer Goods, Sporting Equipment, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, polySpectra and Keyland Polymer announced a strategic partnership, and KAERI developed a 3D printer for making larger nuclear components. Researchers in Singapore created a…

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UMaine 3D Printing Massive Wind Turbine Molds

As global society shifts to renewable energy, there will likely be efforts to make the production of wind turbines faster and more efficient. Fortunately for those involved, 3D printing will…

$5M Navy Contract Goes to UMaine and Navatek to Advance Maritime 3D Printing

The University of Maine’s (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has achieved world records in 3D printing over the last year, and has been an example of how successful…

University of Maine’s Composites Center: Researchers Awarded Three Guinness World Records in 3D Printing

3D printing has been described in many elevated terms, from magical to miraculous—and while users around the world are indeed enamored, it is certainly news to find that they are…

ORNL and UMaine Initiative Receives Funding to Create New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials

The researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee have spent a lot of time working with unique 3D printing materials, such as polyester, lignin, and nanocellulose, which is a bio-derived…

UMaine Composites Center Helping Boatbuilders Incorporate Large-Scale 3D Printing with Wood-Filled Materials

This week, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) awarded the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) a $500,000 grant to form a technology cluster with a very specific…

The First 3D Printing Service Bureau in Maine: L&K Manufacturing is Bringing Back the Shoe Business

While we are more than aware of the serious business 3D printing has to do in this world, still nothing makes (some of) us smile more than finding a cool…