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Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic lab on a chip device

Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic lab on a chip device

Aug 14, 2017 United States
Researchers are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers.
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Optomec announces availability of 3D printing recipes

Optomec announces availability of 3D printing recipes

Aug 11, 2017 United States
Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics, has announced availability of more than two dozen starter recipes to help customers speed implementation of additive manufacturing solutions.
3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times

3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times

Aug 9, 2017 United States
A team of engineers and pediatric orthopedic surgeons are using 3D printing to help train surgeons and shorten surgeries for the most common hip disorder found in children ages 9 to 16.
Levis tests 3D printing technology

Levis tests 3D printing technology

Aug 7, 2017 United States
Over 50 years ago, the classic Levi's® Trucker jacket was introduced. Now, the brand is turning to futuristic modes of innovation in manufacturing, pioneering a new approach in denim design.
Navy partnership develops first 3D printed submersible

Navy partnership develops first 3D printed submersible

Aug 2, 2017 United States
The Optionally Manned Technology Demonstrator is a prototype vessel that could be used to deploy logistics capabilities and sensors. In the future, vessels will need to be manufactured faster and incorporate new designs to support each Navy mission.
Grant to develop 3D printing of electronic modules for space

Grant to develop 3D printing of electronic modules for space

Jun 28, 2017 Israel
The grant will be used to finance a project to develop 3D printing of electronic modules for space applications.
Volkswagen Autoeuropa saves on parts with Ultimaker

Volkswagen Autoeuropa saves on parts with Ultimaker

Jun 23, 2017 Netherlands
With a set of Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker 2+ printers, engineers and line technicians no longer need to rely on external vendors, instead designing and printing gauges, jigs and fixtures on-demand, reducing tool development time by 95 percent and saving more than 90 percent in production costs.
Daimler buses 3D printing parts

Daimler buses 3D printing parts

Jun 7, 2017 8 Germany
Daimler Buses is exploiting the benefits of 3D printing to meet customers' special requirements and produce small batches and replacement parts for the Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands.
Siemens wins 3D Printing Industry Award

Siemens wins 3D Printing Industry Award

May 29, 2017 Germany
Earlier this year, Siemens announced a breakthrough in 3D printing of the first gas turbine blades ever to be produced using AM.
Researchers engineer shape-shifting noodles

Researchers engineer shape-shifting noodles

May 26, 2017 2 United States
Researchers are finding ways to make the dining experience interactive and fun, with food that can transform its shape when water is added.
3D-printed bionic skin could give robots the sense of touch

3D-printed bionic skin could give robots the sense of touch

May 12, 2017 United States
Engineering researchers have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment. The discovery is also a major step forward in printing electronics on real human skin.