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NASA tests 3D Printed rocket engine part made with two alloys

NASA tests 3D Printed rocket engine part made with two alloys

3D Printing Progress
Sep 27, 2017
3D printing high strength aluminium

3D printing high strength aluminium

A breakthrough in metallurgy with the announcement that researchers have developed a technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength aluminum alloys—including types Al7075 and Al6061—that opens the door to additive manufacturing of engineering-relevant alloys.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 25, 2017
3D printed biomaterials that degrade on demand

3D printed biomaterials that degrade on demand

Engineers have demonstrated a technique for making 3-D-printed biomaterials that can degrade on demand, which can be useful in making intricately patterned microfluidic devices or in making cell cultures than can change dynamically during experiments.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 22, 2017
One vaccine injection could carry many doses

One vaccine injection could carry many doses

Engineers have invented a new 3-D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an extended time period with just one injection.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 21, 2017
One step closer to lifelike robots

One step closer to lifelike robots

A self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 21, 2017
Funding to create human organs with 3D printing

Funding to create human organs with 3D printing

Wait lists for human organ transplants could be entirely eliminated through patent-pending technologies developed by a human tissue engineering company that has invented a new way to create viable human organs using near instantaneous 3D printing.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 20, 2017
3-D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

3-D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 19, 2017
Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt

Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt

Cast your mind back a few years and you will find a conductive ink business that appeared very mature and slow moving. Then everything began to change...
3D Printing Progress
Sep 18, 2017
Peel-and-go printable structures fold themselves

Peel-and-go printable structures fold themselves

As 3-D printing has become a mainstream technology, industry and academic researchers have been investigating printable structures that will fold themselves into useful three-dimensional shapes when heated or immersed in water.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 15, 2017
New spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster

New spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster

Titomic Kinetic Fusion puts a new spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster than the largest commercial 3D printing equipment available.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 13, 2017
Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer

Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer

Researchers have created a novel way to 3-D print the type of high-temperature polymeric materials commonly used to insulate space craft and satellites from extreme heat and cold. Previously, the polyimide could be made only in sheets.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 13, 2017
Investment sought for 3D printed hearts

Investment sought for 3D printed hearts

A patient-specific, fully functioning heart will be created through 3D bioprinting using the patient's own cells - eliminating the well-known challenges of organ rejection and long donor waiting lists that plague existing organ transplant methods.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 11, 2017
3D printable open source prosthetics

3D printable open source prosthetics

A team of engineers that has come together to improve the lives of veterans by donating custom 3D prosthetic limbs.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 8, 2017
Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing

Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing

A collaboration has created a new additive manufacturing technique for soft electronics, called hybrid 3D printing, that integrates soft, electrically conductive inks and matrix materials with rigid electronic components into a single, stretchable device.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 6, 2017
IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

With over two months to go until the IDTechEx Show! at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15 - 16, over 90% of the exhibit space is already sold. The event brings together the hottest emerging technologies including materials, components and systems with end users, who seek to use these technologies to differentiate their products through greater capability.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 6, 2017
Local Motors 3D prints their self driving shuttle

Local Motors 3D prints their self driving shuttle

With streamlined 3D printing, Local Motors design engineers are able to reduce tooling costs by 50% and reduce overall production time by a staggering 90%, all while keeping part production in-house.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 5, 2017
Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Product developers can print integrated electronics onto plastic, ceramic and metallic structures at extremely fine resolutions.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 4, 2017
3D printing in full colour

3D printing in full colour

The da Vinci Color is XYZprinting's first FDM desktop 3D printer with true color technology achieved through the combination of inkjet and 3D printing technology.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 1, 2017
Digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots

Digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots

Materialise has partnered with Tailored Fits, to launch the world's first end-to-end digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 27, 2017
3D printing high strength aluminium

3D printing high strength aluminium

A breakthrough in metallurgy with the announcement that researchers have developed a technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength aluminum alloys—including types Al7075 and Al6061—that opens the door to additive manufacturing of engineering-relevant alloys.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 22, 2017
One vaccine injection could carry many doses

One vaccine injection could carry many doses

Engineers have invented a new 3-D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an extended time period with just one injection.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 21, 2017
Funding to create human organs with 3D printing

Funding to create human organs with 3D printing

Wait lists for human organ transplants could be entirely eliminated through patent-pending technologies developed by a human tissue engineering company that has invented a new way to create viable human organs using near instantaneous 3D printing.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 19, 2017
Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt

Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt

Cast your mind back a few years and you will find a conductive ink business that appeared very mature and slow moving. Then everything began to change...
3D Printing Progress
Sep 15, 2017
New spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster

New spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster

Titomic Kinetic Fusion puts a new spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster than the largest commercial 3D printing equipment available.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 13, 2017
Investment sought for 3D printed hearts

Investment sought for 3D printed hearts

A patient-specific, fully functioning heart will be created through 3D bioprinting using the patient's own cells - eliminating the well-known challenges of organ rejection and long donor waiting lists that plague existing organ transplant methods.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 8, 2017
Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing

Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing

A collaboration has created a new additive manufacturing technique for soft electronics, called hybrid 3D printing, that integrates soft, electrically conductive inks and matrix materials with rigid electronic components into a single, stretchable device.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 6, 2017
Local Motors 3D prints their self driving shuttle

Local Motors 3D prints their self driving shuttle

With streamlined 3D printing, Local Motors design engineers are able to reduce tooling costs by 50% and reduce overall production time by a staggering 90%, all while keeping part production in-house.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 4, 2017
3D printing in full colour

3D printing in full colour

The da Vinci Color is XYZprinting's first FDM desktop 3D printer with true color technology achieved through the combination of inkjet and 3D printing technology.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 25, 2017
3D printed biomaterials that degrade on demand

3D printed biomaterials that degrade on demand

Engineers have demonstrated a technique for making 3-D-printed biomaterials that can degrade on demand, which can be useful in making intricately patterned microfluidic devices or in making cell cultures than can change dynamically during experiments.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 21, 2017
One step closer to lifelike robots

One step closer to lifelike robots

A self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 20, 2017
3-D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

3-D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 18, 2017
Peel-and-go printable structures fold themselves

Peel-and-go printable structures fold themselves

As 3-D printing has become a mainstream technology, industry and academic researchers have been investigating printable structures that will fold themselves into useful three-dimensional shapes when heated or immersed in water.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 13, 2017
Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer

Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer

Researchers have created a novel way to 3-D print the type of high-temperature polymeric materials commonly used to insulate space craft and satellites from extreme heat and cold. Previously, the polyimide could be made only in sheets.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 11, 2017
3D printable open source prosthetics

3D printable open source prosthetics

A team of engineers that has come together to improve the lives of veterans by donating custom 3D prosthetic limbs.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 6, 2017
IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

With over two months to go until the IDTechEx Show! at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15 - 16, over 90% of the exhibit space is already sold. The event brings together the hottest emerging technologies including materials, components and systems with end users, who seek to use these technologies to differentiate their products through greater capability.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 5, 2017
Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Product developers can print integrated electronics onto plastic, ceramic and metallic structures at extremely fine resolutions.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 1, 2017
Digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots

Digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots

Materialise has partnered with Tailored Fits, to launch the world's first end-to-end digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots.
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