3D Printing News

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

Nov 5, 2018
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Peopoly Updates Asura SLA Print Prep Software to 2.0

Users of SLA 3D printers have a robust new solution for their print preparation needs; updated to 2.0, Peopoly's Asura now features built-in slicing and distortion adjustment for precision prints.

Nov 5, 2018
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3D Printed Violin Hits All the Right Notes
Ottawa String Ensemble Perform World Premiere on 3D Printed Instruments

On Sunday at Ottawa City Hall, a world premiere occurred: An ensemble playing only 3D printed instruments performed traditional chamber music. The all-female ensemble is called 3D String Theory. 

Nov 4, 2018
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Concrete Cantina
Zaha Hadid Architects and ETH Zurich Create Concrete Pavilion with 3D-Knitted Formwork

Zaha Hadid Architects and ETH Zurich have collaborated to create the KnitCandela, a colorful and visually striking concrete structure that was produced with a newly developed 3D-knitted textile technology called KnitCrete.

Nov 2, 2018
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New Filament
Verbatim Launches Bio-Friendly Durabio 3D Printing Filament

Verbatim, the data storage and recently 3D printing filament company, has launched a new bio-friendly filament called Durabio. The company will be at Formnext this month to discuss this latest development.

Nov 1, 2018
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Heart of the Matter
Researchers Develop 3D Bioprinting Technique That Could Help Combat Heart Disease

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a 3D bioprinting technique that enables local control over an object's firmness. It could one day be used to create patient-specific artificial vessels and organs.  

Oct 31, 2018
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Raising the Standards
$2.6 Million Two-Year Aerospace Standardization Project Launched for Titomic Kinetic Fusion Technology

Australian based metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic Limited, has partnered with the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), CSIRO and RMIT University in a $2.6 million deal to meet aeronautical standards for the company’s Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology.

Oct 31, 2018
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Apium Additive Technologies Announce Polypropylene 3D Printing Material

Apium Additive Technologies, the 3D printing manufacturer, has launched a polypropylene (PP) material to its additive manufacturing portfolio. More news from the company will be announced at Formnext in November.

Oct 30, 2018
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Safety First
Lockheed Martin First to Receive UL Additive Manufacturing Safety Certification

Lockheed Martin, the aerospace and defense giant, is the first company to be certified for Additive Manufacturing safety by UL, the global safety consulting and certification company.

Oct 29, 2018
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3D Printed Sculpture of Parkland Shooting Victim is Displayed in Times Square

Manuel Oliver, the father of a student who was killed in the school shooting in Parkland, has 3D printed a life-size sculpture of his son "Guac". The sculpture is a protest against the pending legality of 3D printed guns and was put on display in Times Square.

Oct 26, 2018
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Sweet Apple Patent
Apple Patent for Triangular Tessellation 3D Models Granted

This week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office released a series of granted patents made by Apple. One of the 46 patents granted shows a new way to create 3D print models.

Oct 25, 2018
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Mitsubishi Goes Metal
Mitsubishi Enters the Metal 3D Printing Market with New Additive Manufacturing System

The Japanese electronics manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced the development of a new metal additive manufacturing process. Dubbed as "dot forming technology," the technique combines laser, CNC, and CAM technologies to produce near-net metal parts.

Oct 25, 2018
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3D Printed Fashion
The Girl and the Machine 3D Printed Knitwear Now Live on Kickstarter

Now launched on Kickstarter is a 3D printed knitwear campaign by The Girl and the Machine which aims to reduce consumption by providing high quality, luxurious merino wool jumpers made to meet your tastes and sizing exactly.

Oct 24, 2018
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Printed for Audiophiles
How 3D Printing helped Askja Audio To Achieve High-Quality Sound and Design Freedom

Askja Audio, a French company creating systems for audiophiles, reveals how important 3D printing processes are to its manufacturing process. 

Oct 22, 2018
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3D Power Up
Researchers to 3D Print Lithium-Ion Batteries in Any Shape or Size

Say goodbye to conventionally shaped rectangular or cylindrical batteries. Scientists from Duke University and Texas State University are in the early stages of developing 3D printed lithium-ion batteries which could offer interesting possibilities. 

Oct 18, 2018
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From Big to Small Scale
Tonkin Liu Architects Develop Stent for Tracheal Transplant Patients

Two architects from studio Tonkin Liu have developed a 3D printed stent prototype that can adapt to a patient's throat after they've undergone tracheal transplant surgery.