University of Waterloo: Cellulosic Nanocomposites in Additive Manufacturing & Electrospinning

Andrew Finkle recently presented a thesis to the University of Waterloo, exploring the potential for more effective materials. In ‘Cellulosic Nanocomposites for Advanced Manufacturing: An Exploration of Advanced Materials in…

High-Speed 3D Printing of Flexible Carbon/Silicone Sensors for Medical Wearables

In the recently published ‘Drop-on-demand high-speed 3D printing of flexible milled carbon fiber/silicone composite sensors for wearable biomonitoring devices,’ authors from University of Waterloo  and the University of California, Berkeley…

Whistling Walls & Sundial Arches: Ontario Architecture Students 3D Print with Clay  

Students at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario are bringing a whole new meaning to mixed media as they take on both 3D printing and the…

3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive ‘Living Architecture’ Structure

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the…

Johnson & Johnson Announces New Collaborations to Develop Biomedical Innovation and Advance 3D Printing Technology in Healthcare

Using 3D printing technology to manufacture custom health solutions is not a new idea, and there are many companies that work hard to solve medical problems with ideas that involve 3D…

Industrial 3D Printing Advances in Canada: University of Waterloo Receives $8.9M Government Investment for World-Class Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Canada is going all in with 3D printing—if the University of Waterloo has anything to do with it. About to make very good use of a federal grant for $8.9…

Affordable, Open Source, 3D Printable CNC Machine is Now on Kickstarter

The appeals of Kickstarter campaigns are many. There are the rewards for backers, frequently taking the form of either deep discounts on the final product or unusual items that can’t…

Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

With metal printing beginning to reach a high in the 3D industry and titanium as the up and coming trusty material for manufacturing spanning the gamut from bike frames to…

University of Waterloo Engineer Builds 3D Printer for Bone and Joint Replacements

Over the years many different materials have been used to make bone and joint implants, including a wide range of plastics, ceramics and metals like titanium, with varying results. The…

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