3D Printing News

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

May 7, 2019
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Snapmaker Launches Snapmaker 2 Pre-Order Campaign on Kickstarter

A follow up to the well-received Snapmaker 3D printer, the Snapmaker 2 is now live on Kickstarter. An all-in-one 3D printer, laser engraver and CNC carving machine, there are three new versions backable as pre-orders.

May 7, 2019
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NASA Announces 3D Printed Habitat Challenge Winners

The competition challenged teams to design 3D printed habitats for deep space exploration. NASA awarded $700,000 in the final round to the first and second place winners.

May 7, 2019
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Peel 3D Launches Second 3D Scanner “Peel 2”, Now with Three Cameras

Peel 3D, the Candian 3D scanning company, has launched their second affordable 3D scanner. They promise the Peel 2 can captures color "as never before" thanks to three cameras.

May 6, 2019
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Nano Dimension 3D Prints Fully Functional IoT Communication Device

Nano Dimension, an Israeli 3D printed electronics company, announced it has created an additively manufactured, fully functional communication device at a faster speed than all other traditionally made devices.

May 6, 2019
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3D Printed Metal Parts to be Frozen for Fault Testing

Metal 3D printing is now common in applications that require high strength parts, but checking these parts for faults is still a challenge. A professor from the University of Cincinnati aims to solve this problem by freezing them in ice.

May 6, 2019
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Researchers 3D Print Tissues with Entangled Vascular Networks

Scientists at Rice University developed a new technique for bioprinting tissues, bringing us one step closer to 3D printed organs.

May 3, 2019
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South African Surgeons use 3D Printing to Reverse Hearing Loss

In a world first, surgeons in South Africa used 3D printing to restore the hearing of a man whose ear was severely damaged in a car crash.

May 3, 2019
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Markforged Launches Flame-Retardant Material Onyx FR

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has launched a flame-retardant plastic 3D printing material for use in aerospace, defense, and automotive industries.

May 2, 2019
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CELLINK Launches Tissue Model Kits With Bioinks and Antibodies

3D bioprinter provider CELLINK has launched new tissue model kits that provide customers with tissue-specific bioinks and antibodies.

May 1, 2019
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The New Raw Recycles Abandoned Fishing Nets into 3D Printed Seashells

The New Raw, a Rotterdam-based research and design studio, is turning ocean waste, such as abandoned "ghost" fishing nets, into 3D printed sculptures to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Apr 30, 2019
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Chemical Reactions on Demand
Researchers 3D Print All-Liquid Device Capable of Carrying Out Chemical Reactions on Demand

Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers 3D printed a "remarkable" all-liquid device which can carry out multistep chemical reactions on demand.

Apr 30, 2019
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myReflection 3D Prints Comfortable Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

myReflection is a company set up by a couple in New Zealand which uses 3D printing to create comfortable prosthetic breasts for women who have had a mastectomy. 

Apr 29, 2019
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The Beginning of the End
Sebastian Errazuriz 3D Prints Silicon Valley Moguls as Mythological Characters

Sebastian Errazuriz, a New-York based designer and artist, used 3D modeling and printing to re-imagine Silicon Valley's most famous execs as mythological characters. The work will be on display at New York's Elizabeth Collective in May.

Apr 26, 2019
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Will Notre Dame Be Rebuilt Using 3D Printing?

CONCR3DE, a stone 3D printing company, suggests using 3D printers to rebuild Notre Dame and has already printed a replacement gargoyle to prove it's possible.

Apr 25, 2019
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Emporio Armani Steps Out with 3D Printed Billboard

The Italian fashion house Emporio Armani is turning heads with its latest billboard featuring a giant 3D printed version of its newly released sneaker.