3D Printing News

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

Apr 24, 2019
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Meet Fellow Fans
Prusa Launches Model Marketplace, Community Hub and Blog

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, announces the all-new community website, PrusaPrinters.org. The new site consists of several main parts including a model marketplace that accommodates G-code, and new World user hub. It is now available to test out in Beta.

Apr 24, 2019
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Love Bites
Could 3D Printed Food Improve Emotional Communication with Your Partner?

Lancaster University and deep tech UX agency Dovetailed are collaborating on a study to discover how couples can use 3D printed food to support emotional communication.

Apr 24, 2019
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Run and Store Electricity
Researchers 3D Print Textile Fibers That Turn Movement Into Energy

Chinese researchers have developed a new one-step 3D printing process to create electronic threads for e-textiles. These will harvest and store electricity on fabrics while making wearable technology less cumbersome.

Apr 23, 2019
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Prints at 330 °C
Canadian Researchers 3D Print Chalcogenide Glass for First Time

For the first time, Canadian researchers have 3D printed chalcogenide glass which could one day result in the low-cost manufacturing of complex optical components. 

Apr 23, 2019
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Improved PCBs
TTM Adds Nano Dimension PCB 3D Printers for Production Runs

TTM Technologies, a printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing company, expanded its relationship with Nano Dimension, the additive electronics provider, by buying two DragonFly Pro to work with its current unit. 

Apr 23, 2019
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Lending a Helping Hand
Hairdresser Recycles Shampoo Bottles into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

Former hairdresser Bernie Craven is creating prosthetics for children made by recycling old plastic shampoo bottles and 3D printing the extruded plastic.

Apr 22, 2019
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Examining Ships from the Sky
Scout Develops Drones to Detect Signs of Disrepair in Ships

Scout Drone Inspection, a Norweigan start-up, is using 3D printing to develop a drone which scans tanks and storage spaces of ships to detect any signs disrepair or damage.

Apr 20, 2019
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No More Mr Nice Tie
VIP TIE: Luxury Accessories Brand 3D Prints Custom Ties

VIP TIE is a Milan-based luxury accessories brand using 3D printing to offer a ready-to-wear and customized tie collections based on a client's request. 

Apr 18, 2019
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The Sound Of Music
3D Print Your Own Covert Bone Conduction Headphones

A French student created his own bone conduction headphones built into 3D printed glasses for covert listening and posted his process on Hackaday so you can create your own too.

Apr 17, 2019
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New All-in-One Machine
Kickstarter 3D Printer “IVI” Looks Like the Tiko, Promises To Do Much Better

IVI is a new closed-loop delta 3D printer. Its campaign launched on Kickstarter and was "funded in just one minute." But at first glance, the machine looks suspiciously like the ill-fated Tiko 3D printer...

Apr 17, 2019
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3D Print on Etsy? You Betsy!
Shapeways Launches E-Commerce Integration on Etsy

Shapeways has announced the launch of its Etsy E-commerce Integration which will reduce the workload for Etsy shop owners specializing in 3D printed products.

Apr 16, 2019
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Past Meets Future
Fuller Moto’s Futuristic 2029 Custom Motorcycle Manufactured with Metal 3D Printing

Fuller Moto, the custom car and motorcycle shop, has developed the Fuller Moto 2029 Majestic motorcycle, a futuristic version of the French 1929 Majestic classic machine.

Apr 16, 2019
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Shot Through The Heart
Israeli Researchers 3D Print Tiny Heart with Blood Vessels and Chambers

Researchers from Tel Aviv University used a patient's cells to 3D print a heart with blood vessels, ventricles and chambers that is the size of a rabbit's heart. 

Apr 14, 2019
Featured image of Arevo 3D Prints Carbon Fiber Unibody Bike Frames for Franco’s “Emery” eBikes
I want to ride my bicycle
Arevo 3D Prints Carbon Fiber Unibody Bike Frames for Franco’s “Emery” eBikes

Arevo, a Silicon Valley company, announced that it is partnering with Franco Bicycles and manufacturing 3D printed carbon fiber single-piece unibody frames for a new line of eBikes.

Apr 13, 2019
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One Spine Day
Additive Implants’ 3D Printed SureMAX Cervical Spacer Cleared by FDA

Additive Implants announced the FDA clearance of its first product, the 3D printed SureMAX Cervical Spacer, created by company founder, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Ehteshami.