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NASA looks to 3D printing to improve aircraft icing research tools

NASA looks to 3D printing to improve aircraft icing research tools

3D Printing Progress
Aug 27, 2019
US Airforce produces first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

US Airforce produces first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

The 60th Maintenance Squadron is the first field unit in the Air Force to be certified with an industrial-sized 3D printer that is authorized to produce nonstructural aircraft parts.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 26, 2019
Self-folding "Rollbot" paves the way for fully untethered soft robots

Self-folding "Rollbot" paves the way for fully untethered soft robots

The majority of soft robots today rely on external power and control, keeping them tethered to off-board systems or rigged with hard components. Now, researchers have developed soft robotic systems, inspired by origami, that can move and change shape in response to external stimuli, paving the way for fully untethered soft robots.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 23, 2019
3D Printer Builds 500-Square-Foot Home In Under 12 Hours

3D Printer Builds 500-Square-Foot Home In Under 12 Hours

S-Squared 3D Printers Inc and it's revolutionary Autonomous Robotic Construction System, have built the largest 3D printed home in the world today.
External Company Press Release
Cytosurge announces spin-off 3D printing business unit

Cytosurge announces spin-off 3D printing business unit

All 3D Printing activities of Cytosurge will be transitioned into an autonomous entity. The new company will be able to focus entirely on providing solutions for processes and instruments in the field of additive micro manufacturing of micro metal parts.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 21, 2019
IDTechEx forecasts $6.1 billion market for 3D printed medical devices

IDTechEx forecasts $6.1 billion market for 3D printed medical devices

IDTechEx, a market intelligence and events company focused on emerging technologies, reports that the market for 3D printed medical devices and pharmaceuticals will be worth $6.1 billion by the year 2029. IDTechEx finds this to be a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 20, 2019
$1.5 million grant for environmentally friendly 3D printed concrete

$1.5 million grant for environmentally friendly 3D printed concrete

A team of engineers has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop 3D-printed concrete that incorporates carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as part of a binder.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 19, 2019
3D printed rocket fuel comparison

3D printed rocket fuel comparison

Scientists are using 3D printing to create fuels for rockets, and using tailor-made rocket motors they've built to test the fuels.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 16, 2019
Rapid, low-cost method to 3D print microfluidic devices

Rapid, low-cost method to 3D print microfluidic devices

Microfluidics is the manipulation and study of sub-microscopic liters of fluids. Technologies that utilise microfluidics are found in many multidisciplinary fields ranging from engineering to biology. Experiments can be performed on a device roughly of the size of a dollar coin, reducing the amount of reagents used, wastes produced, and the overall costs.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 15, 2019
Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing

Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing

PrintSYSt provides automatic, cloud-based solutions for optimization and facilitation with their patented algorithm bringing AI and 3D printing knowledge into one end-to-end platform.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 15, 2019
Progress in 3D holographic tissue printing

Progress in 3D holographic tissue printing

Prellis Biologics today announced that Khosla Ventures has led an $8.7 million Series A investment in the company. The announcement comes as Prellis has reached major tissue engineering milestones in its mission to use 3D holographic printing to create 3D tissue and organs for research and transplantation.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 13, 2019
Technology collaboration to unlock automotive 3D printing potential

Technology collaboration to unlock automotive 3D printing potential

Henkel is partnering in a research and development project called SYMPA, that aims to develop new materials, printing methodologies and post-processing technologies for durable Stereolithography products using Digital Light Processing with a focus on automotive applications.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 12, 2019
Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

Addressing some of the biggest environmental challenges such as plastic waste, overconsumption of energy and other resources, rapidly deteriorating biodiversity and urbanization, the installation is a groundbreaking prototype in urban architecture and an industry-first showcase in Additive Manufacturing of a scalable, city-developing circular economy.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 9, 2019
3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

Researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 8, 2019
A unique method of fabricating 3D porous structures

A unique method of fabricating 3D porous structures

Materials with controlled porosity have found diverse applications in separation, catalysis, energy storage, sensors and actuators, tissue engineering and drug delivery. Multiple methods have been developed to fabricate well-defined porous materials with the pore sizes ranging from nanometers to millimeters.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 7, 2019
Building a 'Swarm' of 3D-Printing Robots

Building a 'Swarm' of 3D-Printing Robots

Imagine the interior of a cavernous structure, a factory or airplane hangar, for example. And inside this spacious room, a swarm of robots, dozens, if not hundreds of autonomous machines, scaled up to the size of giant forklifts, are working together, like army ants, to build a commercial airplane, layer by layer, instead of assembling and riveting metal sheets.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 6, 2019
3D printing new parts for our broken hearts

3D printing new parts for our broken hearts

Researchers have developed a 'FRESH' new method of 3D printing complex anatomical structures out of collagen - a primary building block in many human tissues. The method demonstrates 3D printing of complex collagen-based cardiac structures and tissues that closely mimic the form and function of those in the human heart.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 5, 2019
3D printable 2D materials show promise to improve energy storage

3D printable 2D materials show promise to improve energy storage

For the first time, a team of researchers have formulated inks using the 2D material MXene, to produce 3D printed interdigitated electrodes.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 2, 2019
Switching to Biobased Plastics: Why So Slow?

Switching to Biobased Plastics: Why So Slow?

Global awareness of climate change and pollution is increasing, but finding ways to halt our dependence on fossil fuels and plastics is proving extremely difficult. One possible solution is to shift away from petrochemicals towards a biobased feedstock to make plastics, but how realistic is this proposal? IDTechEx uncovers the factors influencing adoption of biobased polymers in their report, "Biobased Polymers 2018-2023: A Technology and Market Perspective".
3D Printing Progress
Aug 1, 2019
3D printed sensors using continuous carbon fiber

3D printed sensors using continuous carbon fiber

TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 27, 2019
US Airforce produces first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

US Airforce produces first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

The 60th Maintenance Squadron is the first field unit in the Air Force to be certified with an industrial-sized 3D printer that is authorized to produce nonstructural aircraft parts.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 23, 2019
3D Printer Builds 500-Square-Foot Home In Under 12 Hours

3D Printer Builds 500-Square-Foot Home In Under 12 Hours

S-Squared 3D Printers Inc and it's revolutionary Autonomous Robotic Construction System, have built the largest 3D printed home in the world today.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 21, 2019
IDTechEx forecasts $6.1 billion market for 3D printed medical devices

IDTechEx forecasts $6.1 billion market for 3D printed medical devices

IDTechEx, a market intelligence and events company focused on emerging technologies, reports that the market for 3D printed medical devices and pharmaceuticals will be worth $6.1 billion by the year 2029. IDTechEx finds this to be a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 19, 2019
3D printed rocket fuel comparison

3D printed rocket fuel comparison

Scientists are using 3D printing to create fuels for rockets, and using tailor-made rocket motors they've built to test the fuels.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 15, 2019
Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing

Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing

PrintSYSt provides automatic, cloud-based solutions for optimization and facilitation with their patented algorithm bringing AI and 3D printing knowledge into one end-to-end platform.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 13, 2019
Technology collaboration to unlock automotive 3D printing potential

Technology collaboration to unlock automotive 3D printing potential

Henkel is partnering in a research and development project called SYMPA, that aims to develop new materials, printing methodologies and post-processing technologies for durable Stereolithography products using Digital Light Processing with a focus on automotive applications.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 9, 2019
3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

Researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 7, 2019
Building a 'Swarm' of 3D-Printing Robots

Building a 'Swarm' of 3D-Printing Robots

Imagine the interior of a cavernous structure, a factory or airplane hangar, for example. And inside this spacious room, a swarm of robots, dozens, if not hundreds of autonomous machines, scaled up to the size of giant forklifts, are working together, like army ants, to build a commercial airplane, layer by layer, instead of assembling and riveting metal sheets.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 5, 2019
3D printable 2D materials show promise to improve energy storage

3D printable 2D materials show promise to improve energy storage

For the first time, a team of researchers have formulated inks using the 2D material MXene, to produce 3D printed interdigitated electrodes.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 1, 2019
3D printed sensors using continuous carbon fiber

3D printed sensors using continuous carbon fiber

TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 26, 2019
Self-folding "Rollbot" paves the way for fully untethered soft robots

Self-folding "Rollbot" paves the way for fully untethered soft robots

The majority of soft robots today rely on external power and control, keeping them tethered to off-board systems or rigged with hard components. Now, researchers have developed soft robotic systems, inspired by origami, that can move and change shape in response to external stimuli, paving the way for fully untethered soft robots.
External Company Press Release
Cytosurge announces spin-off 3D printing business unit

Cytosurge announces spin-off 3D printing business unit

All 3D Printing activities of Cytosurge will be transitioned into an autonomous entity. The new company will be able to focus entirely on providing solutions for processes and instruments in the field of additive micro manufacturing of micro metal parts.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 20, 2019
$1.5 million grant for environmentally friendly 3D printed concrete

$1.5 million grant for environmentally friendly 3D printed concrete

A team of engineers has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop 3D-printed concrete that incorporates carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as part of a binder.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 16, 2019
Rapid, low-cost method to 3D print microfluidic devices

Rapid, low-cost method to 3D print microfluidic devices

Microfluidics is the manipulation and study of sub-microscopic liters of fluids. Technologies that utilise microfluidics are found in many multidisciplinary fields ranging from engineering to biology. Experiments can be performed on a device roughly of the size of a dollar coin, reducing the amount of reagents used, wastes produced, and the overall costs.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 15, 2019
Progress in 3D holographic tissue printing

Progress in 3D holographic tissue printing

Prellis Biologics today announced that Khosla Ventures has led an $8.7 million Series A investment in the company. The announcement comes as Prellis has reached major tissue engineering milestones in its mission to use 3D holographic printing to create 3D tissue and organs for research and transplantation.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 12, 2019
Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

Addressing some of the biggest environmental challenges such as plastic waste, overconsumption of energy and other resources, rapidly deteriorating biodiversity and urbanization, the installation is a groundbreaking prototype in urban architecture and an industry-first showcase in Additive Manufacturing of a scalable, city-developing circular economy.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 8, 2019
A unique method of fabricating 3D porous structures

A unique method of fabricating 3D porous structures

Materials with controlled porosity have found diverse applications in separation, catalysis, energy storage, sensors and actuators, tissue engineering and drug delivery. Multiple methods have been developed to fabricate well-defined porous materials with the pore sizes ranging from nanometers to millimeters.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 6, 2019
3D printing new parts for our broken hearts

3D printing new parts for our broken hearts

Researchers have developed a 'FRESH' new method of 3D printing complex anatomical structures out of collagen - a primary building block in many human tissues. The method demonstrates 3D printing of complex collagen-based cardiac structures and tissues that closely mimic the form and function of those in the human heart.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 2, 2019
Switching to Biobased Plastics: Why So Slow?

Switching to Biobased Plastics: Why So Slow?

Global awareness of climate change and pollution is increasing, but finding ways to halt our dependence on fossil fuels and plastics is proving extremely difficult. One possible solution is to shift away from petrochemicals towards a biobased feedstock to make plastics, but how realistic is this proposal? IDTechEx uncovers the factors influencing adoption of biobased polymers in their report, "Biobased Polymers 2018-2023: A Technology and Market Perspective".
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