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3D printing - Applications and end users

A 3D printed, functional electric bike

A 3D printed, functional electric bike

3D Printing Progress
Jul 26, 2019
Stop food waste with 3D food printing?

Stop food waste with 3D food printing?

Worldwide, around one third of all food is wasted. Despite the fact that wasted volumes in percentage of the total production amounts are relatively low, the numbers in kilos is an considerable amount and a great incentive to find new possibilities to lower the amount. 3D food printing could play an interesting role.
3D Printing Progress
Jul 24, 2019
Tiny vibration-powered robots are the size of the world's smallest ant

Tiny vibration-powered robots are the size of the world's smallest ant

Researchers have created a new type of tiny 3D-printed robot that moves by harnessing vibration from piezoelectric actuators, ultrasound sources or even tiny speakers. Swarms of these "micro-bristle-bots" might work together to sense environmental changes, move materials - or perhaps one day repair injuries inside the human body.
3D Printing Progress
Jul 17, 2019
3D printed get up and go bots getting closer, study says

3D printed get up and go bots getting closer, study says

Robotics researchers have for the first time used a commercial 3D printer to embed complex sensors inside robotic limbs and grippers. But they found that materials commercially available for 3D printing still need to be improved before the robots can be fully functional.
3D Printing Progress
Jul 10, 2019
Tiny supersonic jet injection for nanoscale additive manufacturing

Tiny supersonic jet injection for nanoscale additive manufacturing

By energizing precursor molecules using a tiny, high-energy supersonic jet of inert gas, researchers have dramatically accelerated the fabrication of nanometer scale structures. The rapid additive manufacturing technique also allows them to produce structures with high aspect ratios. Now, a theory developed to describe the technique could lead to new applications for additive nanomanufacturing and new nanoscale materials.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 24, 2019
3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

The Mink printer is the world's first 3D makeup printer enabling users to bring their beauty content to life, instantly transforming images into wearable makeup.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 18, 2019
An entirely 3D printed rocket

An entirely 3D printed rocket

Relativity is on a mission to create an entirely reimagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly and build them in space.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 13, 2019
Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

There's nothing quite like the comforting squeeze of your partner's hand. But a robot's hand? That's perhaps a bit different.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 5, 2019
Ready, jet... print!

Ready, jet... print!

Inkjet printing is expected to fast track the commercialization of organic solar cells. Researchers have exploited this technique to generate high-efficiency solar cells at large scales.
3D Printing Progress
May 31, 2019
3D-print a bathroom in a day

3D-print a bathroom in a day

Researchers have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day.\r\n\r\n
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