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3D Printed Sensor Detects COVID-19 Antibodies in 10 Seconds

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, 3D printing has been making major headlines, whether the technology is being used to make PPE, ventilators, and nasal swabs, or…

ExOne Binder Jet 3D Printing to Be Advanced at Pennsylvania Universities

When it comes to binder jet 3D printing, ExOne is a pioneer of the technology, excelling especially with metals and composite materials, like sand. Now, the company will be partnering with…

Gradient Temperature Heat Treatment of LPBF 3D Printed Inconel 718

In order to tailor and improve the performance of microstructures, it helps with many 3D-printed alloys if the post-heat treatment process is carefully designed and executed for this purpose. Researchers…

University of Pittsburgh Uses 3D Printing to Create Microneedle Arrays for Vaccination

Many companies have been working on alternatives to needle-based drug and vaccine delivery as well as for minimally invasive patient testing. One extensively investigated alternative in recent decades has been…

3D Printing and COVID-19: Reusable Metal Filters Being Tested by ExOne

There is a flurry of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) activity in response to the medical supply shortages caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, with some work being directed toward what may…

Making Magnetic Materials at University of Pittsburgh: Binder Jet 3D Printing vs Laser Metal Deposition

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh explore the ever-expanding world of benefits via 3D printing, detailing their work in the recently published ‘Additive Manufacturing: Opportunities and Challenges for Functional Magnetic…

Neighborhood 91: End-to-End 3D Printing Ecosystem at Pittsburgh International Airport

There are many 3D printing clusters around the world, specializing in areas like 3D bioprinting and research. But we’ve never seen one that includes all the elements of the AM…

The International Space Station Has a New Partner in Regenerative Medicine

Scientific investigations conducted by people on the International Space Station (ISS) are currently contributing to our knowledge in many fields. The research alliance between the University of Pittsburgh’s (Pitt) McGowan Institute for…

University of Pittsburgh Develops Depowdering Machine for Metal Printing

The University of Pittsburgh has developed a depowdering solution for metal 3D printers that could significantly reduce the cost of 3D printed metal parts. Lead by Professor Albert To, a…

University of Pittsburgh: 3D Printing Mammary Glands to Study Premalignant Disease

Recently, Adrian V. Lee of University of Pittsburgh prepared a study for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command regarding 3D printed medical models and breast cancer research. His…

University of Pittsburgh Receives $1M Grant to Study 3D Printing for Nuclear Components

There is a great deal of promise for the use of 3D printing in the nuclear power industry, but there are also a number of challenges. The parts required for…

Praxair Surface Technologies Announces Winners of TruForm Additive Manufacturing Grant

Praxair Surface Technologies (PST) is a leading supplier of metal powders to the additive manufacturing industry. Its powders include cobalt-, copper-, iron-, nickel- and titanium-based alloys, which are marketed under the…

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SME Hosting Additive Manufacturing Applications Seminar in Pittsburgh

SME, the nonprofit organization responsible for many great manufacturing industry events, such as SOUTH-TEC, WESTEC, and the annual RAPID + TCT exhibit and conference, does its part to support 3D…

More Funds Awarded to University of Pittsburgh for Research Improving Gas Turbines with 3D Printing

There have been plenty of 3D printing research projects in terms of developing materials and products that can hold up under high temperatures, such as boron nitride nanotubes, 3D printer nozzles…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented…

University of Pittsburgh Receives Office of Naval Research Award to Develop Steel 3D Printing Materials

Metal additive manufacturing may be growing, but the number of metals and alloys that can be 3D printed with is still fairly limited. One material that isn’t seen frequently in…

NASA’s Early Stage Innovations Grants Awarded to 13 Universities; Several to Explore 3D Printing

In several years, it’s going to be very interesting indeed to see what comes of 13 early stage innovation space technology grants just awarded to universities around the US via…

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years…

University of Pittsburgh Receives $500K Grant to Study Formations of Metal Structures on Nanoscale, Using Specialized LLNL Microscope

Much research being performed today in relation to the 3D printing industry can be so complex it takes a while to wrap our brains around what exactly it is these…

Pittsburgh: GE Celebrates Grand Opening of $40 Million Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA)

While many are aware of the big names in 3D printing, it still often comes as a surprise to some to find out that General Electric has had their hands…

Researcher at University of Pittsburgh Receives Over $1 Million Total to Research 3D Printed Turbines

Research in regards to 3D printing has again kicked into high gear at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering–and so has the funding. As some of today’s brightest…

America Makes Grants Another $1.7 Million to University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering Faculty for 3D Printing R&D

All the many different levels of 3D printing technology can be an immersive, multi-faceted study–and researchers at University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering are about to experience it further…