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Breakthrough in Electronics 3D Printing

Breakthrough in Electronics 3D Printing

3D Printing Progress
May 25, 2020
3D Printed System Speeds up Solar Cell Testing from Hours to Minutes

3D Printed System Speeds up Solar Cell Testing from Hours to Minutes

Tests on new designs for next-generation solar cells can now be done in hours instead of days thanks to a new system incorporating 3D-printed key components.
3D Printing Progress
May 22, 2020
Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

An important new trend is buying electrics and electronics you customise to function not just shape. See the new IDTechEx report, "Complete Electronics as Smart Material, User-Customized 2020-2040". Builders, textile manufacturers, those doing home improvement and others are starting to buy electrically-smart materials direct from materials companies, bypassing the electronics industry.
3D Printing Progress
May 22, 2020
3D-Printed Nuclear Reactor: Faster, Economical Path to Nuclear Energy

3D-Printed Nuclear Reactor: Faster, Economical Path to Nuclear Energy

Researchers are refining their design of a 3D-printed nuclear reactor core, scaling up the additive manufacturing process necessary to build it, and developing methods to confirm the consistency and reliability of its printed components.
3D Printing Progress
May 19, 2020
House Built Using 3D Printer and Robot

House Built Using 3D Printer and Robot

By implementing high precision 3D scanning and robotic based fabrication technology, Emerald-Ash-Borer-infested "waste wood" is transformed into an abundantly available, affordable, and sustainable building material.
External Company Press Release
Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Elementum 3D announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality management.
3D Printing Progress
May 15, 2020
Expandable Foam for 3D Printing Large Objects

Expandable Foam for 3D Printing Large Objects

It's a frustrating limitation of 3D printing: Printed objects must be smaller than the machine making them. Huge machines are impractical for printing large parts because they take up too much space and require excessive time to print. Now, a new material can be used to 3D print small objects that expand upon heating. The foam could find applications in architecture, aerospace and biomedicine.
3D Printing Progress
May 13, 2020
New Technology Revolutionises 3d Metal Printing

New Technology Revolutionises 3d Metal Printing

Selective LED-based melting is the name of the new technology that a team has developed for 3D metal printing and has now applied for a patent. The technology is similar to selective laser melting and electron beam melting, in which metal powder is melted by means of a laser or electron beam and built up into a component layer by layer.
External Company Press Release
Nano Dimension's AME Technology and  REHAU Develop 3D Touch Sensor

Nano Dimension's AME Technology and REHAU Develop 3D Touch Sensor

Nano Dimension Ltd and REHAU succeeded in printing a 3D touch sensor. With the 3D electronic device, the premium polymer products from REHAU can be transformed into back-lit human-machine-interface surfaces.
3D Printing Progress
May 11, 2020
New Way to Paint 3D Printed Objects

New Way to Paint 3D Printed Objects

Engineers have created a highly effective way to paint complex 3D-printed objects, such as lightweight frames for aircraft and biomedical stents, that could save manufacturers time and money and provide new opportunities to create "smart skins" for printed parts.
3D Printing Progress
May 8, 2020
3D-Printed Concrete to Help Build Offshore Wind Infrastructure

3D-Printed Concrete to Help Build Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Conventional concrete manufacturing methods require a mold to shape the concrete into the desired structure, which adds to costs and limits design possibilities. 3D-printing would eliminate the expenses of this mold.
3D Printing Progress
May 6, 2020
Better-Performing 3D Electronics

Better-Performing 3D Electronics

Engineers have developed a faster, simpler 3D-printing technique to build electronics, trimming their manufacturing time from hours down to a few minutes. The method can be used to print electronics into complex shapes in volumes that could be used for antenna arrays, prosthetics, sensors and robots.
3D Printing Progress
May 4, 2020
Open Access Hardware, 3D Printing to Tackle Health Supplies Demand

Open Access Hardware, 3D Printing to Tackle Health Supplies Demand

Free open source hardware and 3D printing could help to alleviate the burden of Covid-19 on global health systems, according to scientists.
External Company Press Release
VELO3D Raises $28 Million in Series D Funding Round

VELO3D Raises $28 Million in Series D Funding Round

VELO3D has raised $28 million in a Series D funding round. New investors Piva and TNSC joined the round, along with existing investors Bessemer Investment Partners, Playground, and Khosla Ventures. This brings VELO3D's total funding to $138 million.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 23, 2020
Partnership for 3D Pharmaceutical Printing

Partnership for 3D Pharmaceutical Printing

Health care is poised for a potential giant leap forward thanks to the 3D printing of medications. To advance the technology and science of 3D pharmaceutical printing, Purdue University's College of Pharmacy and Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, LLC are launching a comprehensive collaboration on future 3DP pharmaceutical equipment and medications.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 22, 2020
Insect-Like Robot Uses Artificial Neurons to Modify Gait in Real Time

Insect-Like Robot Uses Artificial Neurons to Modify Gait in Real Time

A research team has developed NeuroPod, an automaton that simulates the activity of a six-legged insect. The model, which walks, trots and runs, uses efficient and cost effective materials. It could therefore pave the way for the creation of prostheses or structures for the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries at a reduced cost compared with those currently in use.
External Company Press Release
Titomic Becomes Registered Research Service Provider

Titomic Becomes Registered Research Service Provider

Titomic has been certified a Research Service Provider by Innovation and Science Australia, the statutory body that advises the Australian Government on innovation, research and science issues. The first additive manufacturer to get Research Service Provider status, it will allow Titomic to provide scientific or technical expertise and resources to perform research and development work for other companies.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 20, 2020
3D Printing Minerals to Better Product Fracture Formation

3D Printing Minerals to Better Product Fracture Formation

Many people are familiar with the idea of using a 3D printer to create plastic items, but fewer realize that you can use a 3D printer to create synthetic rock samples. Such 3D-printed rock samples help physicists and engineers study rocks, as they help keep the variables of the experiment controlled.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 16, 2020
Carbon Nanostructure Stronger Than Diamonds

Carbon Nanostructure Stronger Than Diamonds

Researchers have architecturally designed plate-nanolattices - nanometer-sized carbon structures - that are stronger than diamonds as a ratio of strength to density.
External Company Press Release
Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Getting Bigger

Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Getting Bigger

The adoption of metal additive manufacturing is progressing in numerous sectors, with notable use-cases and success stories appearing. The next-generation Sapphire® machine from VELO3D will print up to 1 meter in height, making it the world's tallest laser-powder additive manufacturing system
3D Printing Progress
May 25, 2020
3D Printed System Speeds up Solar Cell Testing from Hours to Minutes

3D Printed System Speeds up Solar Cell Testing from Hours to Minutes

Tests on new designs for next-generation solar cells can now be done in hours instead of days thanks to a new system incorporating 3D-printed key components.
3D Printing Progress
May 22, 2020
3D-Printed Nuclear Reactor: Faster, Economical Path to Nuclear Energy

3D-Printed Nuclear Reactor: Faster, Economical Path to Nuclear Energy

Researchers are refining their design of a 3D-printed nuclear reactor core, scaling up the additive manufacturing process necessary to build it, and developing methods to confirm the consistency and reliability of its printed components.
External Company Press Release
Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Elementum 3D announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality management.
3D Printing Progress
May 13, 2020
New Technology Revolutionises 3d Metal Printing

New Technology Revolutionises 3d Metal Printing

Selective LED-based melting is the name of the new technology that a team has developed for 3D metal printing and has now applied for a patent. The technology is similar to selective laser melting and electron beam melting, in which metal powder is melted by means of a laser or electron beam and built up into a component layer by layer.
3D Printing Progress
May 11, 2020
New Way to Paint 3D Printed Objects

New Way to Paint 3D Printed Objects

Engineers have created a highly effective way to paint complex 3D-printed objects, such as lightweight frames for aircraft and biomedical stents, that could save manufacturers time and money and provide new opportunities to create "smart skins" for printed parts.
3D Printing Progress
May 6, 2020
Better-Performing 3D Electronics

Better-Performing 3D Electronics

Engineers have developed a faster, simpler 3D-printing technique to build electronics, trimming their manufacturing time from hours down to a few minutes. The method can be used to print electronics into complex shapes in volumes that could be used for antenna arrays, prosthetics, sensors and robots.
External Company Press Release
VELO3D Raises $28 Million in Series D Funding Round

VELO3D Raises $28 Million in Series D Funding Round

VELO3D has raised $28 million in a Series D funding round. New investors Piva and TNSC joined the round, along with existing investors Bessemer Investment Partners, Playground, and Khosla Ventures. This brings VELO3D's total funding to $138 million.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 22, 2020
Insect-Like Robot Uses Artificial Neurons to Modify Gait in Real Time

Insect-Like Robot Uses Artificial Neurons to Modify Gait in Real Time

A research team has developed NeuroPod, an automaton that simulates the activity of a six-legged insect. The model, which walks, trots and runs, uses efficient and cost effective materials. It could therefore pave the way for the creation of prostheses or structures for the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries at a reduced cost compared with those currently in use.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 20, 2020
3D Printing Minerals to Better Product Fracture Formation

3D Printing Minerals to Better Product Fracture Formation

Many people are familiar with the idea of using a 3D printer to create plastic items, but fewer realize that you can use a 3D printer to create synthetic rock samples. Such 3D-printed rock samples help physicists and engineers study rocks, as they help keep the variables of the experiment controlled.
External Company Press Release
Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Getting Bigger

Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Getting Bigger

The adoption of metal additive manufacturing is progressing in numerous sectors, with notable use-cases and success stories appearing. The next-generation Sapphire® machine from VELO3D will print up to 1 meter in height, making it the world's tallest laser-powder additive manufacturing system
3D Printing Progress
May 22, 2020
Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

An important new trend is buying electrics and electronics you customise to function not just shape. See the new IDTechEx report, "Complete Electronics as Smart Material, User-Customized 2020-2040". Builders, textile manufacturers, those doing home improvement and others are starting to buy electrically-smart materials direct from materials companies, bypassing the electronics industry.
3D Printing Progress
May 19, 2020
House Built Using 3D Printer and Robot

House Built Using 3D Printer and Robot

By implementing high precision 3D scanning and robotic based fabrication technology, Emerald-Ash-Borer-infested "waste wood" is transformed into an abundantly available, affordable, and sustainable building material.
3D Printing Progress
May 15, 2020
Expandable Foam for 3D Printing Large Objects

Expandable Foam for 3D Printing Large Objects

It's a frustrating limitation of 3D printing: Printed objects must be smaller than the machine making them. Huge machines are impractical for printing large parts because they take up too much space and require excessive time to print. Now, a new material can be used to 3D print small objects that expand upon heating. The foam could find applications in architecture, aerospace and biomedicine.
External Company Press Release
Nano Dimension's AME Technology and  REHAU Develop 3D Touch Sensor

Nano Dimension's AME Technology and REHAU Develop 3D Touch Sensor

Nano Dimension Ltd and REHAU succeeded in printing a 3D touch sensor. With the 3D electronic device, the premium polymer products from REHAU can be transformed into back-lit human-machine-interface surfaces.
3D Printing Progress
May 8, 2020
3D-Printed Concrete to Help Build Offshore Wind Infrastructure

3D-Printed Concrete to Help Build Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Conventional concrete manufacturing methods require a mold to shape the concrete into the desired structure, which adds to costs and limits design possibilities. 3D-printing would eliminate the expenses of this mold.
3D Printing Progress
May 4, 2020
Open Access Hardware, 3D Printing to Tackle Health Supplies Demand

Open Access Hardware, 3D Printing to Tackle Health Supplies Demand

Free open source hardware and 3D printing could help to alleviate the burden of Covid-19 on global health systems, according to scientists.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 23, 2020
Partnership for 3D Pharmaceutical Printing

Partnership for 3D Pharmaceutical Printing

Health care is poised for a potential giant leap forward thanks to the 3D printing of medications. To advance the technology and science of 3D pharmaceutical printing, Purdue University's College of Pharmacy and Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, LLC are launching a comprehensive collaboration on future 3DP pharmaceutical equipment and medications.
External Company Press Release
Titomic Becomes Registered Research Service Provider

Titomic Becomes Registered Research Service Provider

Titomic has been certified a Research Service Provider by Innovation and Science Australia, the statutory body that advises the Australian Government on innovation, research and science issues. The first additive manufacturer to get Research Service Provider status, it will allow Titomic to provide scientific or technical expertise and resources to perform research and development work for other companies.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 16, 2020
Carbon Nanostructure Stronger Than Diamonds

Carbon Nanostructure Stronger Than Diamonds

Researchers have architecturally designed plate-nanolattices - nanometer-sized carbon structures - that are stronger than diamonds as a ratio of strength to density.
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