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US Army 3D Prints Barracks From Locally Sourced Concrete

US Army 3D Prints Barracks From Locally Sourced Concrete

We’ve been hearing a lot about the US military’s use of 3D printing lately. The Army just released a new report on its use of 3D printing, and just today we learned about the Marine Corps’ research into portable 3D printing labs. Now, a three-year Army program has resulted in a 3D printed barracks, also known […]

We’ve been hearing a lot about the US military’s use of 3D printing lately. The Army just released a new report on its use of 3D printing, and just today we learned about the Marine Corps’ research into portable 3D printing labs. Now, a three-year...
US Army Forges Ahead in Their Commitment to 3D Printing

US Army Forges Ahead in Their Commitment to 3D Printing

There are so many examples today that demonstrate the impact 3D printing is having all over the world, and in so many different areas of industry. But if you wonder what the true potential for the future of 3D printing technology is, just take stock of its biggest fans. While we report on many different […]

There are so many examples today that demonstrate the impact 3D printing is having all over the world, and in so many different areas of industry. But if you wonder what the true potential for the future of 3D printing technology is, just take stock of its biggest...
GWU SEAS Research Team Publishes Study on 3D Printing Synthetic Nerve Tissues to Help Patients with Bone and Nerve Damage

GWU SEAS Research Team Publishes Study on 3D Printing Synthetic Nerve Tissues to Help Patients with Bone and Nerve Damage

3D bioprinting is a pretty large category, and it isn’t just about manufacturing organs. Scientists and researchers all over the world are using 3D printing technology to build tissue lattices, matrices, and scaffolds, for the purpose of regenerating living tissue or engineering it. Recently, a research team from The George Washington University’s School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) […]

3D bioprinting is a pretty large category, and it isn’t just about manufacturing organs. Scientists and researchers all over the world are using 3D printing technology to build tissue lattices, matrices, and scaffolds, for the purpose of regenerating living...
US Army Successfully Tests 3D Printed Grenade Launcher with 3D Printed Grenades

US Army Successfully Tests 3D Printed Grenade Launcher with 3D Printed Grenades

A couple years ago, a program responsible for training workers on weapon removal, like land mines and grenades, utilized 3D printing kits as teaching aids. Around the same time, some clever kids developed a 3D printed stink grenade. But now, the US Army is introducing a 3D printed grenade launcher, complete with 3D printed grenades, that […]

A couple years ago, a program responsible for training workers on weapon removal, like land mines and grenades, utilized 3D printing kits as teaching aids. Around the same time, some clever kids developed a 3D printed stink grenade. But now, the US Army is introducing...
3D Printing in the Military

3D Printing in the Military

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many millions have been invested in 3D printing technologies and getting them ready for production in the field. […]

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many...
A Closer Look at the Many Uses for Additive Manufacturing & Augmented Reality in America's Military Forces

A Closer Look at the Many Uses for Additive Manufacturing & Augmented Reality in America's Military Forces

3D printing and additive manufacturing are reshaping the military in America, and in other countries as well. Marines in California took a short class in 2016 about how to best use 3D printing to solve problems on-site, the DON COOL Hub for both the Navy and the Marines uses a Zeus 3D printer, and the […]

3D printing and additive manufacturing are reshaping the military in America, and in other countries as well. Marines in California took a short class in 2016 about how to best use 3D printing to solve problems on-site, the DON COOL Hub for both the Navy and the...
US Army Soldiers' AWA 17.1 Assessment Examines 3D Printing, Driverless Convoys & More

US Army Soldiers' AWA 17.1 Assessment Examines 3D Printing, Driverless Convoys & More

We know that our armed forces, including the US Army, are out there protecting us every minute of the day, often ready to give their lives for their country, and our freedom. And while we may have a very broad overview of what they actually do, most of us are busy going about our own […]

We know that our armed forces, including the US Army, are out there protecting us every minute of the day, often ready to give their lives for their country, and our freedom. And while we may have a very broad overview of what they actually do, most of us are busy...
3D Printed GRIPsher Multi-Tool Can Be Operated With One Hand, Only $35 on Kickstarter

3D Printed GRIPsher Multi-Tool Can Be Operated With One Hand, Only $35 on Kickstarter

There’s something enticing about the multi-tool, allowing you to handle nearly any scenario requiring handiness from one small central device. While they come in different sizes and shapes, it’s always fascinating to watch them unfold—and see what you can do with them, often in miniature. One thing you may have noticed, however, is that they […]

There’s something enticing about the multi-tool, allowing you to handle nearly any scenario requiring handiness from one small central device. While they come in different sizes and shapes, it’s always fascinating to watch them unfold—and see what you can do with...
Making 3D Production Real: 3D Systems Unveils In-Depth Plans to Go from Prototyping to Production at IMTS

Making 3D Production Real: 3D Systems Unveils In-Depth Plans to Go from Prototyping to Production at IMTS

After a whirlwind of a tour in Chicago, I’m back home from IMTS 2016 — and let’s be very clear, the show was not kidding about its size. For all the 1.3 million square feet of show floor, though, what held my interest in the two days I was there was much more compact, as 3D printing […]

After a whirlwind of a tour in Chicago, I’m back home from IMTS 2016 — and let’s be very clear, the show was not kidding about its size. For all the 1.3 million square feet of show floor, though, what held my interest in the two days I was there was...
US Army Scientists Showcase Multi-Material 3D Printing and Other Technological Advancements

US Army Scientists Showcase Multi-Material 3D Printing and Other Technological Advancements

When it comes to advancing the state of our 3D printing technology, one of the primary sectors that prompt this innovation is the military sector, particularly that of the United States. Equipped with a hefty budget and some of the country’s brightest engineers, the US Army has managed to utilize additive manufacturing to enhance their […]

When it comes to advancing the state of our 3D printing technology, one of the primary sectors that prompt this innovation is the military sector, particularly that of the United States. Equipped with a hefty budget and some of the country’s brightest engineers, the...
US Army Announces a New Branded Product Licensing Agreement with Source3

US Army Announces a New Branded Product Licensing Agreement with Source3

New York’s Source3 and the US Army have entered into a new licensing agreement that will allow Army service members, family and friends to purchase personalized 3D printed products. The customizable keepsakes, ornaments and collectables will feature personal photographs of US Army servicemembers or their families. The products will be 3D printed using Color Jet […]

New York’s Source3 and the US Army have entered into a new licensing agreement that will allow Army service members, family and friends to purchase personalized 3D printed products. The customizable keepsakes, ornaments and collectables will feature personal...
The US Army Wants to Use 3D Printers to Customize Military Meals

The US Army Wants to Use 3D Printers to Customize Military Meals

The MRE, or Meal, Ready-to-Eat, is a field ration packaging in an individual, self-contained serving that was developed by the US military to provide nutritious meals to service members while in combat or in other situations where organized food preparation is not possible. While the MRE as the military currently knows it became standard issue […]

The MRE, or Meal, Ready-to-Eat, is a field ration packaging in an individual, self-contained serving that was developed by the US military to provide nutritious meals to service members while in combat or in other situations where organized food preparation is not...
At This Year’s AMRDEC Futures Brief the US Army Makes It Clear: They Want 3D Printing

At This Year’s AMRDEC Futures Brief the US Army Makes It Clear: They Want 3D Printing

Every year the US Army brings their academic and commercial partners to their research and development garrison Redstone Arsenal for the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Futures Brief. The AMRDEC Futures Brief helps civilian organizations that work with the military get a better understanding of the types of research and projects […]

Every year the US Army brings their academic and commercial partners to their research and development garrison Redstone Arsenal for the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Futures Brief. The AMRDEC Futures Brief helps civilian...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- November 7

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- November 7

This week’s 3D printing news is all about business and product development. In business news, 3D Systems has partnered with the US Army to develop  products for multiple sectors such as aerospace and medicine. GoPrint3D is selling Zortrax products, and Israel-based Nano Dimension added a new board member and applied for an application with NASDAQ. Buenos Aires […]

This week’s 3D printing news is all about business and product development. In business news, 3D Systems has partnered with the US Army to develop  products for multiple sectors such as aerospace and medicine. GoPrint3D is selling Zortrax products, and...
US  Army is Using 3D Printing to Develop Body Armor Inspired by Fish Scales

US Army is Using 3D Printing to Develop Body Armor Inspired by Fish Scales

A collaboration between American and Israeli researchers has produced a prototype of a new type of body armor inspired by the flexibility of fish scales and other naturally occurring imbricated body armor. The armor prototype was designed to maximize the wearer’s ability to move unencumbered while providing significantly more protection than standard Kevlar body armor. […]

A collaboration between American and Israeli researchers has produced a prototype of a new type of body armor inspired by the flexibility of fish scales and other naturally occurring imbricated body armor. The armor prototype was designed to maximize the...
6D Printing Now Available, As is 3D Moon Dust Printing, Invisible Filament & 3D Printed Wine

6D Printing Now Available, As is 3D Moon Dust Printing, Invisible Filament & 3D Printed Wine

There’s been some serious competition in the 3D printing marketplace so far this month, bringing affordable and very desirable items to the public — all via the annual vehicle of surprise known as April Fool’s Day. Tomfoolery abounds, and there’s really no choice but to hop on board and enjoy the ride, embracing the often almost too well-veiled […]

There’s been some serious competition in the 3D printing marketplace so far this month, bringing affordable and very desirable items to the public — all via the annual vehicle of surprise known as April Fool’s Day. Tomfoolery abounds, and there’s really no...
US Military Might: Will 3D Printing Provide the Technological Leg Up?

US Military Might: Will 3D Printing Provide the Technological Leg Up?

The military and technology go hand in hand. We’ve all seen the sci-fi movies where the evil opposition developed or obtained a form of super technology that we had to top in order to survive. Today, our military faces a competition regarding who has the biggest budget, as well as a race to harness the brightest minds […]

The military and technology go hand in hand. We’ve all seen the sci-fi movies where the evil opposition developed or obtained a form of super technology that we had to top in order to survive. Today, our military faces a competition regarding who has the biggest...
U.S. Army to 3D Print Synthetic Human Skulls in Order to Create Better Protective Gear For Soldiers

U.S. Army to 3D Print Synthetic Human Skulls in Order to Create Better Protective Gear For Soldiers

Boooooom! A bomb goes off on the battlefield, and it is instantly proceeded by the unfortunate casualties of war. Limbs are lost, and soldiers are killed, yet not all of the injuries are an effect of bomb fragmentation. Many injuries to solders in the vicinity of an explosion are caused by the substantial and rapid air […]

Boooooom! A bomb goes off on the battlefield, and it is instantly proceeded by the unfortunate casualties of war. Limbs are lost, and soldiers are killed, yet not all of the injuries are an effect of bomb fragmentation. Many injuries to solders in the vicinity of an...
U.S. Army Looks Into 3D Printing Food - Could Provide Extra Potent Nutrients to Soldiers in Battle

U.S. Army Looks Into 3D Printing Food - Could Provide Extra Potent Nutrients to Soldiers in Battle

3D printing is finally starting to evolve as a technology. Just several years ago, only the largest corporations had access to the benefits of 3D printers. Then came along the consumer level 3D printers which allowed just about anyone to own and operate one in their home. Now, within the past couple years, we have […]

3D printing is finally starting to evolve as a technology. Just several years ago, only the largest corporations had access to the benefits of 3D printers. Then came along the consumer level 3D printers which allowed just about anyone to own and operate one in their...
U.S. Army, NASA and Alabama University Team up to Explore the “Game-Changer” of 3D Printing

U.S. Army, NASA and Alabama University Team up to Explore the “Game-Changer” of 3D Printing

The U.S. Army and NASA have joined forces with Alabama University to explore the potential of additive manufacturing for use in defense and space exploration. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, have established an Integrated Product […]

The U.S. Army and NASA have joined forces with Alabama University to explore the potential of additive manufacturing for use in defense and space exploration. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), NASA’s...