3D Printing News

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

Jan 18, 2019
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3D Printing Industry News (Weekly Digest – Jan 14, 2018)

In this week's 3D Printing Industry News digest: Carbon and Optomec announce partnerships in Automotive and Repair, ASTM’s Center of Excellence workshop, Evonic acquires Structured Polymers.

Jan 17, 2019
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DAGOMA Aims to Curb 3D Printed Gun Production with Operation Harmless Guns

The French 3D printer manufacturer DAGOMA has launched Operation Harmless Guns, a unique campaign that is attempting to halt the production of 3D printed guns by modifying real firearm blueprints to make the unusable and releasing hundreds of them online.

Jan 17, 2019
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SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Launches to Promote STEM Subjects

SOLIDWORKS, a developer of 3D CAD design software, offers an ecosystem of apps aimed at kids to encourage their creativity and spark an interest in STEM early.

Jan 16, 2019
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Ica & Kostika Launch 3D-Printed Exobiology Shoe Collection

The footwear brand Ica & Kostika used 3D printing to create an exciting range of shoes called the Exobiology collection. Although they appear to prioritize fashion over comfort, 3D printing provides wearers with a close fit to their natural foot shape.

Jan 15, 2019
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The Key to Faster SLA Printing? MORE LIGHT

Researchers at the University of Michigan have unlocked the path to fast and continuous resin 3D printing by mixing photoinhibitor and additional light sources into the mix.

Jan 15, 2019
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Bridge to the Future
China’s First 3D-Printed Footbridge Unveiled in Shanghai

A 3D-printed footbridge—the first of its kind in China— spanning 15 meters over a small lake was recently unveiled in Shanghai. Coin Robotic and Shanghai Machinery Construction Group created the printer and Polymaker provided the plastic.

Jan 14, 2019
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3-Year-Old Boy Gets 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm From Family Friend

Robert Noyes, a 3-year-old from Utah, was born without half of his left arm. A family friend created an affordable prosthetic for the boy using a 3D printer — and changed his life for the better.

Jan 10, 2019
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24-Year-Old Engineer is 3D Printing Prosthetics for People in Poor Countries

Guillermo Martinez is a 24-year-old industrial engineer who has been utilizing 3D printing technology to create prosthetic limbs for impoverished people all over the world.

Jan 9, 2019
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Wiivv and Dr. Scholl’s Partner Up to Create Customized 3D Printed Insoles

Dr. Scholl's is partnering with Wiivv to offer clients personalized 3D printed insoles created by Wiivv Fit Technology. Customers will be able to generate and order their own custom insoles through a smartphone app.

Jan 9, 2019
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At CES, XYZPrinting Debut the Da Vinci Color Mini 3D Printer, Add More Filaments

At CES 2019, XYZPrinting shows an affordable small color 3D printer to the public. Plus: antibacterial and consumer metal 3D printing materials.

Jan 8, 2019
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Formlabs Releases Two New Resins to Strengthen Presence in Prototyping and Dental Market

Formlabs is heading to CES 2019 to unveil its new Elastic Resin and Digital Dentures, expanding further into the prototyping and dental market.

Jan 7, 2019
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Massive Dimension Releases MDPH2 Pellet Head Extruder for Large-Format 3D Printing

Massive Dimension has recently released a new pellet head extruder called the MDPH2. This direct print pellet head extruder is developed for large-format 3D printing and can be mounted onto any movement system.

Jan 7, 2019
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Johnson &Johnson Launch 3D Printed Neutrogena MaskiD Face Mask

Johnson & Johnson is launching what it's calling the most personalized skincare product ever at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas. Neutrogena MaskiD is a 3D printed sheet mask which is powered by a wearer's data.

Dec 27, 2018
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Bulgarian Doctors Implant First 3D Printed Rib

Doctors in Bulgaria created a 3D printed rib for a patient who's own rib had to be removed due to a congenital disease. This use of additive manufacturing is a first, but not the last, for the country.

Dec 24, 2018
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3D Printed Supercar to the Rescue
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Develops 3D Supercar Model to Promote Upcoming Launch

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, the boutique manufacturer of "exotic high-performance racing and road cars", has partnered with Aerosport Modeling & Design to a 3D print small-scale model of its 2019 SCG 004S supercar.