3D Printing News

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

Jan 21, 2019
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Biodegradable Writing Matter
Batch.works and Paperchase Launch Collection of Sustainable 3D Printed Stationery

Paperchase has partnered up with the London-based 3D printing startup Batch.works to develop a collection of biodegradable stationery, including 3D printed ballpoint pens and pen pots. 

Jan 21, 2019
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Now on Kickstarter
Modifi3d Pro is a Heated Tool for Finishing Your 3D Prints

A new tool lets you finish, repair and modify finished 3D prints. The heatable pen tool "Modifi3D Pro" offers 10 exchangeable tips and is now available on Kickstarter.

Jan 21, 2019
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Crystal Power
Scientists Create Meta-crystals Using 3D Printing

Scientists from the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London created a new family of meta-crystal materials, which are stronger and more durable.

Jan 20, 2019
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, 3D Print
Zero Waste Lab Recycling Plastic Garbage into 3D-Printed Furniture

The New Raw, a research & design studio, launched a Zero Waste Lab in Thessaloniki, Greece, where residents can recycle plastic garbage into colourful 3D printed urban furniture. 

Jan 18, 2019
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3D Printed Homes Coming Soon
Europe’s First 3D Concrete Printing Facility Opens in Eindhoven

Weber Beamix and BAM Infra opened the first 3D concrete printing facility in Europe. The venture, based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, aims to increase printing efficiency. They've already lined up a slew of jobs, like the Milestone Project residential homes.

Jan 17, 2019
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Loaded Issue
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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The Future is Now
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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Cinderella's 3D Printer
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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Licht-ety Split
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 14, 2019
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Papa Ray Saves the Day
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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Helping Hand
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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Free Your Sole
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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Say Cheese
Polaroid to Release Europe-Only PlaySmart 3D Printer

From the hallowed halls of CES, Polaroid has announced a shiny new 3D printer for its customers in Europe. Called the PlaySmart, the budget-friendly device looks to offer a wide range of features including wireless app operability.

Jan 7, 2019
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Looking Good!
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.

Jan 4, 2019
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Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling
MIT Scientists Reach Major Breakthrough with Glass 3D Printing Platform

Scientists from MIT's Mediated Matter Lab have been developing a 3D printing platform called G3DP2, a groundbreaking system that is capable of producing objects out of molten glass.