All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.
Printrbot, the 3D printing manufacturer which was founded in 2011 with the launch of its original Printrbot printer on Kickstarter, has announced that it's now sadly closing its doors.
3D Hubs, the world's largest network of manufacturing services, released its new Digital Manufacturing Trends report for Q3 2018. This time, there are big changes to the data due to a change in 3D Hubs’ business model.
AREVO, the manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California, has announced the launch of its eBike which has a 3D printed carbon fiber frame and is battery-assisted.
The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will begin 3D printing toilet seat covers for cargo airlift planes after receiving criticism for spending $10,000 on replacements.
Vanderbilt University researchers are embedding gold nanoparticles into filament to help detect problems inside of 3D printed objects.
Creality3D, the Chinese manufacturer of 3D printers, has announced the open-sourcing of its most popular 3D printer, the Ender-3. This makes it the first Open Source Hardware Association certified 3D printer in China.
The design studio HANNAH has placed its award-winning 3D printed “RRRolling Stones” furniture collection throughout Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York.
Archie O'Brien is a student at Loughborough University in the UK who has designed an underwater jetpack called CUDA, made from 3D printed materials.
Lockheed Martin is using 3D printing technology to create huge titanium fuel tanks that will be used for satellites, potentially revolutionizing the space launch industry.
A free new study, published by German Bundesumweltamt, discusses the benefits and potential environmental and health challenges of 3D printing technologies.
After a lengthy legal battle, Cody Wilson and his organization Defense Distributed have settled a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department that will allow them to put 3D printable gun models back online.
Oerlikon, the technology and engineering group, is working with Lufthansa Technik, a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, to establish robust and repeatable 3D printing processes for in the aircraft MRO industry.
Following the recent release of the Lisa 2 PRO, the Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has now upgraded its flagship Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer to offer more reliability and a larger print area.
Formlabs, the 3D printing technology developer and manufacturer, has developed a castable wax 3D printing resin for increased part strength and smoother surface finishes when printing complex parts.
Peopoly, creator of the exceedingly popular Moai SLA 3D printer kit, has just launched its first dedicated print preparation software. Called Asura, the program is currently in open beta for Windows users and lets you auto-generate supports for your prints.
A French family of five has just become the first to ever move into a fully 3D printed house. Constructed in just 54 hours, the inhabitable structure is 1,022 square feet large, and includes four bedrooms and a central living area.
When Erica Charbonneau's friend's French Bulldog needed a wheelchair both for a cheap price and quickly, she rose to the occasion and developed a 3D printed design which she has now iterated so other dog owners can create their own. Her design is called FiGO.