3D Printing News

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Jul 16, 2019
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Safe And Sound
Conjoined Twins Separated with Help of 3D Printing

Twins conjoined at the head have been successfully separated after months of planning and hours of surgery. Surgeons used 3D scanning and printing to ensure the surgery was a success. 

Jul 16, 2019
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To Infinity And Beyond
NASA Funds Demonstration to 3D Print Spacecraft Parts in Space

Made In Space has received a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate how its small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, can additively manufacture spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit.

Jul 15, 2019
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Shortening Time-to-Market
German RepRap Launches L320 Liquid Silicone Rubber Printer

German RepRap has announced the launch of a new 3D printing platform which can print liquid silicone rubber (LSR) with properties close to that of injection-molded materials. It also has a larger build volume than the company's first LAM printer.

Jul 14, 2019
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Rembrandt Comes to Life
Nachtwacht 360 is a Replica of Rembandt’s Night Watch with 3D Printed Props

“Nachtwacht 360" by photographer Julius Rooymans and fashion designer Hans Ubbinkis is a photographic replica of “The Night Watch” painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt brought to life with the help of 3D printing.

Jul 12, 2019
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Additive Manufacturing Insider
3D Printing Industry News (Weekly Digest – July 12, 2019)

Here‘s what happened in Additive Manufacturing industry last week: Read about 3D printing from metal to plastic, from industry to small businesses, from production to bleeding-edge innovations.

Jul 12, 2019
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Newly Developed
Wacker to Unveil New ACEO Silicone 3D Printer

Wacker’s silicone 3D printing service provider ACEO is set to unveil a newly developed technology for manufacturing with silicone rubber at the K 2019 International Trade Fair.

Jul 11, 2019
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$118MM Raised so Far
Robert Bosch Venture Capital Joins Xometry’s Series D Funding Round

Xometry, the Maryland-based rapid prototyping and on-demand manufacturing company, announced that joining its Series D funding round is Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC).

Jul 10, 2019
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Far Out
Scientists Bio-Printing Human Skin and Bone for Space Missions

The European Space Agency is working on a project to 3D print living tissue for uses in space exploration. So far, it's used bio-printing to create bone and skin samples which could be recreated in a low-gravity environment. 

Jul 10, 2019
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Doesn’t work with some USB-Chargers
Confirmed: Raspberry Pi 4 has a USB-C Design Problem

The Raspberry Pi 4 was released last month boasting more RAM, a faster CPU, and USB 3.0, but a non-compliant USB-C charging port means it doesn't work with certain USB-C cables.

Jul 9, 2019
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A Better Bin
Product Designer 3D Prints Smart Trash Can Prototype to Reduce Food Waste

Product design engineer Daniel Lloyd worked with Ogle Models to develop a semi-functional 3D printed prototype of his "smart bin" which was designed to reduce food waste throughout homes in the UK.

Jul 8, 2019
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...and it shoots 10 balls per second
YouTuber 3D Prints World’s Largest Nerf Gatling Gun

YouTuber and maker Ivan Miranda has 3D printed the world's largest nerf gatling gun that shoots 10 balls per second at more than 60 miles per hour.

Jul 5, 2019
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Clever Design
Volkswagen uses AI and 3D Printing to Produce Lightweight Car Parts

VW, the German automotive manufacturer, has trained Artificial Intelligence to change how car components are made and is manufacturing the resulting parts using 3D printers.

Jul 4, 2019
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This Country is 3D Printing Data to Help Make Policy Decisions

Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio is using 3D printing to inform education policy decision making by translating complex data into visual objects so they're easier to understand.

Jul 1, 2019
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Double Double
BCN3D Doubles Productivity for Small Series Printing Using IDEX Technology

Barcelona-based 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D is giving an inside look at its print farm, where it uses Independent Dual Extruder "IDEX" technology to produce parts more efficiently.

Jun 28, 2019
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Growing and Growing
Carbon Raises $260 Million in Growth Funding Round

Carbon, the 3D printing platform, announced a new $260 million growth funding round which brings the company's valuation to $2.4 billion. Funding will be spent on R&D, software, personnel, and materials.