3D Printing News

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

Mar 10, 2019
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Music to My Ears
Researchers Closer to 3D Printing Ears to Treat Microtia with ‘3D Alek’

Researchers in Australia are working to find a treatment for the congenital deformity microtia by using a 3D bioprinter and specialized bio-ink.

Mar 8, 2019
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Cars of the Future
Fiat Unveils Centoventi Modular Concept Electric Car with 3D Printable Parts

Italian vehicle manufacturer Fiat has unveiled an electric concept car called the Centoventi. Completely modular, the vehicle can be customized with 3D printable parts that could be fabricated at home.

Mar 7, 2019
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3D Printed Drumsticks Easier to Swallow for Swedish Care Home Residents

Elderly residents living in Swedish care homes can expect 3D printed delicacies to appear on their menus to help stimulate their appetite for puréed food.

Mar 6, 2019
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Copying or Flattering?
Google Launches Coral Dev Board Ahead of TensorFlow Dev Summit

Google has launched the Coral Dev Board, which uses the best of Google’s machine learning tools to make AI more accessible. The new board boasts a removable system-on-module (SOM) featuring the Edge TPU and looks a lot like a Raspberry Pi. They announced it ahead of the TensorFlow Dev Summit.

Mar 6, 2019
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Science Fiction Come True
Bioprinting System Treats Wounds by Printing Skin Directly Onto Them

Scientists from Wake Forest School of Medicine, North Carolina, created what's believed to be the first mobile skin bioprinting system which can print directly onto a wound. 

Mar 5, 2019
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Kids are the Future
GE Additive Education Program Open to Applications, Focus on Primary to K12

GE Additive is accepting applications from primary and secondary schools for the 2019/2020 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). Interested parties have until April 1st, 2019, to apply.

Mar 4, 2019
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Fillamentum Releases Vinyl 303: Printable Polyvinylchloride Filament

Fillamentum, a Czech manufacturer of 3D printing filaments, has released a printable polyvinylchloride filament called Vinyl 303 in cooperation with NAKAN.

Mar 4, 2019
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Like a Hot Knife Through Butter
RMIT Graduate Receives Award for 3D Printed Steel Tools That Cut Titanium

Jimmy Toton, an RMIT University PhD candidate, made a 3D printed grade of steel which is capable of producing tools that cut titanium. He now received the "2019 Young Defence Innovator Award".

Mar 1, 2019
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Reshaping Shapeways
Shapeways to Give Customers Access to Carbon’s Groundbreaking 3D Printing Technology

In a new partnership between Shapeways and Carbon, customers of the 3D printing service provider will be able to order parts produced with Carbon's Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) 3D printing technology in three different resin materials.

Feb 28, 2019
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Markforged Starts Teaching Businesses at “Additive Manufacturing University”

Markforged, the 3D printer company, just launched its "Markforged Additive Manufacturing University". The program aims to help businesses accelerate and facilitate the adoption of 3D printing.

Feb 28, 2019
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E3D Launches SuperVolcano HotEnd Boasting 11x the Volumetric Throughput of V6

E3D, the 3D printer parts company, has announced the release of its long-awaited SuperVolcano HotEnd add-on which boasts up to 11x the volumetric throughput of the company's V6 HotEnd.

Feb 27, 2019
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Black Panther Wins Costume Design Oscar with Help from 3D Printing

At the 91st Academy Awards, the award for Costume Design went to Ruth Carter for her work on the film Black Panther. Carter thanked 3D designer Julia Koerner for her work on the mantel and crown printed by Materialise.

Feb 26, 2019
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Help Break a Record and 3D Print a Part of a 6-Foot Duck

"The Great Duck Project" is an attempt by Remarkable STEAM, Inc. to set a record for the world's largest 3D printed duck at the 8th annual Maker Faire Westport, Connecticut.

Feb 22, 2019
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Stratasys Unveils High Resolution J720 Dental 3D Printer

The 3D printing giant Stratasys' new J720 Dental printer is able to create extremely high resolution, full-colour, realistic dental models for patients. The machine will be available for sale in May 2019.

Feb 21, 2019
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Thor3D Releases Hand-Held 3D Scanner Calibry and Launches Dedicated Brand

Thor3D, the 3D imaging company, announced the release of its latest hand-held 3D scanner, the Calibry, at this year's TCT Asia exhibition in Shanghai, China.