3D Printing News

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

Feb 6, 2019
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No Germs in Space
NASA and Copper 3D Test Antimicrobial 3D Printing Material in Space

Chilean company Copper3D won the NASA Nebraska Space Grant to study and develop antimicrobial 3D printed medical devices on the International Space Station (ISS). 

Feb 4, 2019
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Outta this World
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Creates 3D Printable Model of Bennu Asteroid

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft entered the orbit of Bennu, an asteroid just 70 million miles from Earth, in late 2018 to survey it. Through this, scientists created a model of the asteroid, which they've shared so you can build a piece of outer space in your home.

Feb 4, 2019
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Freedom to Color
World’s First Pantone Matching System 3D Filament Line Launched

Finding the perfect colored filament just got a lot easier. Fiberforce launched a line of Pantone Matching System (PMS) 3D printing filaments.

Feb 1, 2019
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Super Bowl Safety
Carbon Unveils Large-Format L1 3D Printer, Partners with Riddell to Improve Football Helmet Safety

Carbon has unveiled the L1, a large-format 3D printer that utilizes groundbreaking Digital Light Synthesis technology. The sports equipment manufacturer Riddell is using this new machine to produce 3D printed lattice liners for football helmets.

Feb 1, 2019
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Bringing Ancient History to Life
Google Arts and Culture and Stratasys Recreate Historical Artifacts

Google Arts and Culture is using the Stratasys J750 full-colour 3D printing system for its Open Heritage Project to bring historical artifacts to life, by reconstructing and printing them.

Jan 31, 2019
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UAE in 3D
COBOD Concrete Printing Systems to be Distributed in UAE

Danish construction company COBOD International and 3DVinci Creations, a 3D printing tech provider, forged an agreement to distribute printing systems in the United Arab Emirates.

Jan 30, 2019
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Pumping Money into R&D
DePuy Synthes Creating a €36 Million 3D Printing Hub

A Johnson & Johnson-owned franchise is investing €36 million into research and development to create a 3D Printing Development and Launch Center in Ireland.

Jan 29, 2019
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3D Printing Takes Paris Fashion Week
Iris van Herpen Showcases 3D Printed Face Jewelry in Shift Souls Collection

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen showcased her new collection, Shift Souls, at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Paris. It featured 3D printed face jewelry and glow-in-the-dark heels.

Jan 29, 2019
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Racing Meets 3D Printing
NASCAR Racer Brad Keselowski Launches 3D Printing Company

Brad Keselowski, the 27-time race winner of the Nascar Cup Series, launched a new company to "pioneer" 3D printing technology and work with clients in defense, aerospace, automotive and energy industries, called Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing.

Jan 28, 2019
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All Aboard!
URI Students Conquer the Sea: Successfully Print from Resin on the Waves

University of Rhode Island ocean engineering students test the viability of resin-printing onboard the Okeanos Explorer research vessel. The team successfully printed watertight research instrument housings comparable to those created on stable ground.

Jan 28, 2019
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3D Printed Attraction
NCSU Researchers Control 3D Printed Mesh Structures with Magnetic Fields

North Carolina State University researchers created flexible 3D printed mesh structures which are controlled by magnetic fields. They can grab objects, carry water droplets, and expand and contract while floating on water.

Jan 25, 2019
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Nanotechnology
3D Printing Nano Structures: Aether Collaborates with UCL and Loughborough University

Aether, the startup offering AI-enhanced 3D bioprinting, is developing a new approach to 3D printing nanotechnology by collaborating with University College London (UCL) and Loughborough University researchers.

Jan 25, 2019
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Reason to Smile
Carbon and Dentsply Sirona Collaborate on 3D-printed Denture System

Carbon, a Silicon Valley 3D printing startup, is collaborating with Dentsply Sirona, a professional dental products and technologies manufacturer, to bring a premium 3D-printed denture material system to market.

Jan 23, 2019
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3D Printing Takes to the Skies
US Air Force Installs 3D Printed Part on Operational F-22 Fighter Aircraft

The US Air Force 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron installed a 3D printed metal part on an operational F-22 fighter aircraft. The technology will make a significant difference in speeding up the replacement of damaged parts. 

Jan 22, 2019
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Land Oddity
David Bowie Tribute Car: A 3D-Printing First

The David Bowie tribute concept car, the first in the world to be produced full-scale in 3D, will be exhibited at Festival Automobile International from January 31 to February 3, 2019.