3D Printing News

All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Mar 24, 2018
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La Bandita: Hackrod and Siemens Partner to Develop Self-Designing Car

Hackrod is partnering with Siemens PLM Software to help accelerate the development of La Bandita, a self-designing speedster that will be produced with virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing technology.

Mar 24, 2018
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Peacock Gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg from Random Reddit User

A Wyoming family's pet peacock lost its foot from frostbite, the owners went searching for help on Reddit. One random user decided to design and 3D print a prosthetic device for the majestic bird, giving it a better chance at leading a quality life.  

Mar 23, 2018
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Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads

Brooklyn-based company, Zooheads, is creating interesting 3D printed shower heads for "the wild at heart". Choose from a lion, dragon, dinosaur, shark, crocodile, or many more.

Mar 23, 2018
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6-Axis Open-Source Robot Arm is Now on Kickstarter

The AR2 6 axis robot launched on Kickstarter - this is an open-source, 3D printable kit which can be built using off-the-shelf components all for under $2,500. 

Mar 23, 2018
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Boston Dynamics VP of Engineering Talks About 3D printing

The VP of Engineering at Boston Dynamics visits a small town in Germany to explain how 3D printing and fluid power contributed to dramatic weight savings and power efficiency in the latest generation of their Atlas humanoid robot.

Mar 23, 2018
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WASP Shamballa Technology Park Can Print Huge Structures

WASP (the World’s Advanced Saving Project) announced that Shamballa Technology Park -- its eco-friendly, sustainable village -- has moved. Now, it's located in an industrial warehouse which is the first service center for large-scale 3D printing in Italy.

Mar 22, 2018
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The Microlay Versus is a New Resin 3D Printer Aimed at the Dental Industry

Microlay, the Madrid-based dental printer manufacturer, released a new high-quality 3D printer called The Versus. However, there are several competitors for dental 3D printers out on the market - is it better than its competition?

Mar 22, 2018
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Radical Tool Changing 3D Printer with Motion System from E3D

Debuting at the 2018 Midwest RepRap Festival this weekend is a tool changing 3D printer from British company E3D. This is a multi-material FFF machine that's quick, nimble, and very very clever.

Mar 22, 2018
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Chanel Creates 3D Printed Mascara Brush for Better Application

French fashion brand Chanel is launching Le Révolution Volume mascara which has a 3D printed mascara brush. The 3D printed brush is the first of its kind to be manufactured on such a large scale.

Mar 21, 2018
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Wanhao Strikes Deal With Datatree3D for Better SLA Printing Software

Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Wanhao just bought US-based software company Datatree3D. Together, they want to further develop the SLA-centric software "CreationW3D".

Mar 21, 2018
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NASA Engineers Develop New AM Technique for Cheaper Rocket Nozzles

Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a new additive manufacturing method that enables the quicker production of complex, actively cooled rocket nozzles at a reduction in cost.

Mar 20, 2018
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LimeLite Creates Energy-Efficient Lighting Range using 3D Printing

LimeLite, a lighting manufacturer based in Swinburne, Australia, worked with product designers from Swinburne’s School of Design to create a 3D printed energy efficient lighting range called On Track.

Mar 20, 2018
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New ArchForm 3D Printed Orthodontics a Cost-Efficient Alternative

ArchForm provides orthodontists with a more cost-effective way to create retainers and teeth aligners for patients by tapping into the power of 3D printing.

Mar 19, 2018
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Siemens to Launch $37 Million 3D Printing Factory in the UK

Siemens is planning to build a new $37 million 3D printing factory in the United Kingdom. Located in the town of Worcester, the facility will have a total of 50 industrial 3D printers installed over the next 5 years.   

Mar 19, 2018
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Desktop Metal Raises $65 Million in Funding From Ford Motor Company

Desktop Metal has raised $65 million during its latest funding round. The new financing, which was led by Ford Motor Company, brings the Boston-based 3D printing startup's total investment amount to $277 million.