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3D Printing Progress
Mar 13, 2018
3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

Researchers have taken a key step toward the rapid manufacture of flexible computer screens and other stretchable electronic devices, including soft robots.\r\n
3D Printing Progress
Mar 7, 2018
Research partnership to advance 3-D printing of energetic materials

Research partnership to advance 3-D printing of energetic materials

Minister Pyne said additive manufacturing or 3-D printing of energetic materials such as explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics has the potential to transform their performance and also offer significant logistical and cost benefits in their manufacture.
3D Printing Progress
Feb 12, 2018
Lightweight syntactic foams could help submarines dive deeper

Lightweight syntactic foams could help submarines dive deeper

A team of materials scientists has developed the first process to 3D print components of syntactic foam — extremely strong and lightweight composites used in vehicles, airplanes, and ships.
3D Printing Progress
Feb 2, 2018
Engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Engineers have invented a "4D printing" method for a smart gel that could lead to the development of "living" structures in human organs and tissues, soft robots and targeted drug delivery.\r\n \r\n
3D Printing Progress
Jan 26, 2018
Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

For the first time, the Bugatti developers have succeeded in designing a brake caliper that can be produced by 3-D printing. But that is by no means all. While the main material used for the additive production of vehicle components to date has been aluminium, the new brake caliper is made from titanium.
3D Printing Progress
Jan 24, 2018
Rotational 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

Rotational 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

Nature has produced exquisite composite materials—wood, bone, teeth, and shells, for example—that combine light weight and density with desirable mechanical properties such as stiffness, strength and damage tolerance.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 27, 2017
Partnership to develop and distribute Scalmalloy

Partnership to develop and distribute Scalmalloy

TOYAL will produce the patented aluminium alloy Scalmalloy® on the company's know-how and is focussed on potential further developments in the composition of the alloy or in relation to an optimized production process. \r\n
3D Printing Progress
Nov 3, 2017
Breakthrough in 3D printed marine grade stainless steel

Breakthrough in 3D printed marine grade stainless steel

Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in 3D printing one of the most common forms of marine grade stainless steel - a low-carbon type called 316L - that promises an unparalleled combination of high-strength and high-ductility properties for the ubiquitous alloy.
3D Printing Progress
Sep 29, 2017
NASA tests 3D Printed rocket engine part made with two alloys

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

Engineers at NASA have tested NASA's first 3-D printed rocket engine prototype part made of two different metal alloys through an innovative advanced manufacturing process.
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
Mar 13, 2018
3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

Researchers have taken a key step toward the rapid manufacture of flexible computer screens and other stretchable electronic devices, including soft robots.\r\n
3D Printing Progress
Feb 12, 2018
Lightweight syntactic foams could help submarines dive deeper

Lightweight syntactic foams could help submarines dive deeper

A team of materials scientists has developed the first process to 3D print components of syntactic foam — extremely strong and lightweight composites used in vehicles, airplanes, and ships.
3D Printing Progress
Jan 26, 2018
Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

For the first time, the Bugatti developers have succeeded in designing a brake caliper that can be produced by 3-D printing. But that is by no means all. While the main material used for the additive production of vehicle components to date has been aluminium, the new brake caliper is made from titanium.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 27, 2017
Partnership to develop and distribute Scalmalloy

Partnership to develop and distribute Scalmalloy

TOYAL will produce the patented aluminium alloy Scalmalloy® on the company's know-how and is focussed on potential further developments in the composition of the alloy or in relation to an optimized production process. \r\n
3D Printing Progress
Sep 29, 2017
NASA tests 3D Printed rocket engine part made with two alloys

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

Engineers at NASA have tested NASA's first 3-D printed rocket engine prototype part made of two different metal alloys through an innovative advanced manufacturing process.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 7, 2018
Research partnership to advance 3-D printing of energetic materials

Research partnership to advance 3-D printing of energetic materials

Minister Pyne said additive manufacturing or 3-D printing of energetic materials such as explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics has the potential to transform their performance and also offer significant logistical and cost benefits in their manufacture.
3D Printing Progress
Feb 2, 2018
Engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Engineers have invented a "4D printing" method for a smart gel that could lead to the development of "living" structures in human organs and tissues, soft robots and targeted drug delivery.\r\n \r\n
3D Printing Progress
Jan 24, 2018
Rotational 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

Rotational 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

Nature has produced exquisite composite materials—wood, bone, teeth, and shells, for example—that combine light weight and density with desirable mechanical properties such as stiffness, strength and damage tolerance.
3D Printing Progress
Nov 3, 2017
Breakthrough in 3D printed marine grade stainless steel

Breakthrough in 3D printed marine grade stainless steel

Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in 3D printing one of the most common forms of marine grade stainless steel - a low-carbon type called 316L - that promises an unparalleled combination of high-strength and high-ductility properties for the ubiquitous alloy.
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.
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