3D Printing News

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

Dec 5, 2018
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Speeding Up Manufacturing
Ford 3D Print Brackets for Shelby Mustang GT500 Brake Lines

Ford, the American car maker, is using 3D printing to make improvements in its manufacturing process, specifically in the 2019 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 car model brake line which will now have two 3D printed brackets. 

Dec 4, 2018
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It's Clay Time
CERAMBOT is an Affordable Ceramic 3D Printer for the Struggling Artist

The CERAMBOT is an affordable ceramic 3D printer that is making waves on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Could this delta-style machine change the way that we design and create sculptures, art, and architectural models?

Dec 4, 2018
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3D Printed Jaw Provides Confidence
Cancer Patient Receives World-First 3D Printed Jaw Reconstruction

In a world first reconstruction, a woman from Melbourne, Australia has been fitted with a 3D printed jaw and teeth after her own were removed due to cancer.

Dec 3, 2018
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Perfect Fit
Arí van Twillert Launches Comfortable & Stylish 3D Printed Lingerie

Arí van Twillert claims to be the "world's first true 3D fit lingerie specialist". She uses 3D scanning, 20,000 data points, a software engineer and a 3D printed support element to make the most comfortable bra possible.

Nov 30, 2018
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Put Down the Paint Brush
RePaint: AI-Powered 3D Printing System Accurately Reproduces Artwork

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed RePaint, an AI-powered, 3D printing system which can accurately reproduce your favorite oil painting. 

Nov 30, 2018
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From Cameras to Ceramics
Canon Announces 3D Printing Technology and Material for Highly Accurate Ceramic Parts

Canon, the Japanese company best known for its cameras, has announced that it has developed a ceramic 3D printing technology and material which is "highly-accurate" and capable of producing parts with complex geometries.

Nov 29, 2018
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FDA Approved
Materialise Validates Stratasys and Ultimaker for its Mimics inPrint Anatomical Models Software

Stratasys and Materialise, two well-known 3D printing providers, are bringing together their technologies of PolyJet technology and FDA-cleared Mimics inPrint software to aid production of anatomical models.

Nov 29, 2018
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Control Matters
Matterhackers Releases MatterControl 2.0 3D Printing Software

MatterHackers has just released MatterControl 2.0, the latest version of its free all-in-one software that allows users to design, organize, slice, and print their 3D models from one platform.

Nov 29, 2018
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Sweet 3D Printed Sounds
Lenco-MD is World’s First 3D Printed Record Player Now Available on Kickstarter

Lenco-MD is the world's first 3D printed, modular record player aims to encourage us to learn about technology and music. Live on Kickstarter, the project has already scooped up a Best Innovation award at IFA Berlin 2018. 

Nov 28, 2018
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Future Meets Classic
Mercedes-Benz is 3D Printing Genuine Replacement Parts for Classic Cars

In a new scheme called "Future meets Classic," Mercedes-Benz is using 3D printing to produce genuine replacement parts for a range of classic cars, including a 3D printed inside mirror base and spark plug holder for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé.

Nov 27, 2018
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3D Printed Cabin Interiors
Ethiad Airways Partners with EOS and BigRep to Improve Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Etihad Airways Engineering has partnered with EOS and installed a BigRep One machine to improve its aircraft Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO).

Nov 26, 2018
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Medical Breakthrough
3D Printed Scaffolds May Help Cancer Patients Regrow Breast Tissue After Mastectomy

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology are working on regrowing breast tissue after a patient has undergone a mastectomy. To achieve this, they are implanting a 3D printed biodegradable polymer scaffold.

Nov 25, 2018
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See Clearly Now
DIY Fluorescence Microscope uses 3D Printed Parts and Smartphone Camera

It's possible to build your own low-cost fluorescence microscope – just use either a USB microscope or a DSLR with 3D printed parts and follow the tutorial from maker Jonathan Bumstead.

Nov 21, 2018
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3D Printed Snack
Nova Meat 3D Prints Vegetable Proteins to Create Textured Synthetic Meat

Nova Meat, a Barcelona-based company started by researcher Giuseppe Scionti, has developed a meat substitute which is made from plants and a 3D printer.

Nov 20, 2018
Featured image of BMW Reaches Milestone of Producing One Million 3D Printed Parts for Cars
One Million Parts
BMW Reaches Milestone of Producing One Million 3D Printed Parts for Cars

BMW Group recently announced that it has created the company's one-millionth 3D printed component for series production: a window guide rail for the BMW i8 Roadster.