3D Printing News

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

Apr 8, 2019
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Put Your Best (3D Printed) Foot Forward
University of South Australia 3D Print Feet to Teach Foot Condition Treatment

The University of South Australia is using 3D printed feet and a blend of icing sugar and chicken stock to create realistic foot ulcers to teach podiatry students how to treat high-risk foot conditions.

Apr 8, 2019
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Time to Change Your Password?
3D Printing a Fingerprint to Fool a Samsung Galaxy S10 Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner

Imgur user darkshark created a 3D printed finger to trick the Samsung Galaxy S10’s in-display fingerprint sensor. It worked, proving we should be more careful who to trust with our personal information.

Apr 5, 2019
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Pedal to the Metal
Siemens and Interspectral Developing 3D Visualization Tool AM Explorer

Siemens' gas turbine business in Finspång, Sweden, is collaborating with Interspectral to accelerate industrialization of metal additive manufacturing by developing a 3D visualization tool called AM Explorer. 

Apr 5, 2019
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Go With The (Microsoft) Flow
Authentise Collaborates with Microsoft to Integrate Workflow Management System

Authentise, which creates process automation software for additive manufacturing, is working with Microsoft to integrate its workflow management system into Microsoft Flow.

Apr 4, 2019
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Mission Shrimp-ossible
Researchers 3D Print Shrimp Claw to Generate Underwater Plasma

Texas A&M University researchers are using 3D printing to develop a method of underwater plasma generation inspired by shrimp. Benefits of the method could be in drilling and water sterilization. 

Apr 3, 2019
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FELIXprinters Launches Pro L and XL Industrial Printers

You may have never heard of FELIXprinters, but they're trying to change that. The company, founded by father and son Wilgo and Guillaume Feliksdal, recently released their new industrial printers Pro L and XL.

Apr 2, 2019
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Form Up
2019 Formlabs Form 3 SLA 3D Printer – Review the Specs

Formlabs, the segment-leading desktop SLA 3D printer manufacturer, has introduced the Form 3 to its lineup. Thanks to its new Low Force Stereolithography process, it is said to offer improved accuracy and repeatability. Join us as we review what we know so far.

Apr 2, 2019
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Allez Jouanny!
Athletics 3D Prints Customized Bike Handle for Hand Bike Athlete

Florian Jouanny, an athlete with tetraplegia, enlisted the help of 3D printing company Athletics 3D to create a customized 3D printed handle for his hand bike. He'll use it at the September Para-cycling World Championships 2019 in Emmen, Netherlands.

Apr 1, 2019
Featured image of Fillamentum Launches ‘Wizard’s Voodoo’ Material with Special ‘Bling’
Add a litte fairy dust
Fillamentum Launches ‘Wizard’s Voodoo’ Material with Special ‘Bling’

Fillamentum, the 3D printing filaments manufacturer, has launched a brand new color with a new glitter effect which means resulting prints can change between a violet metallic look and blue.

Apr 1, 2019
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Could You Be The One?
Nominate a Student to Win Xometry’s Engineering Student of the Year Competition

Xometry, a Maryland-based marketplace for custom manufacturing, is seeking nominees for its first Xometry Engineering Student of the Year Competition. 

Mar 30, 2019
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Learning is Fun
Rigid.Ink Launches “The Institute of 3D Printing” to Teach Novices

Rigid.Ink, the 3D printing filament company, has launched premium online 3D printing courses called "The Institute of 3D Printing" in what it's calling an industry first. 

Mar 29, 2019
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Open for Business
Wacker Opens ACEO Open Print Lab in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Chemical giant Wacker Chemie AG opened its first US-based ACEO Open Print Lab in Ann Arbor, Michigan after the success of its facility in Burghausen, Germany. 

Mar 29, 2019
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Raise3D the Roof
Raise3D to Announce RaiseFactory Systems at Hannover Messe

Raise3d, a 3D printer manufacturer, will announce its first step into flexible manufacturing solutions with the RaiseFactory systems at the Hannover Messe in Germany.

Mar 27, 2019
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BCN3D 4EVER
BCN3D Becomes an Independent Company, Raises $3-million

The company, which began in 2012 as part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is ready to ramp up production and innovation.

Mar 27, 2019
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Two Heads Are Better Than One
AMBOTS Brings Autonomous Collaboration to Manufacturing

The build area is a difficult thing to improve on in 3D printers. Maintaining accuracy over a large area is a challenge, and as a result, larger machines are expensive and complex. But what if, instead of one big machine, you had many small, mobile robots getting the job done?