Advertisement
Featured image of Cal Poly Supermileage Club Uses 3D Printing in Shell EcoMarathon
Slipsteaming Mar 19, 2018
Cal Poly Supermileage Club Uses 3D Printing in Shell EcoMarathon

Student engineers use 3D printing to improve vehicle design -- with an emphasis on efficient fuel consumption -- for the Shell EcoMarathon.

Featured image of Siemens to Launch $37 Million 3D Printing Factory in the UK
Money, Money, Money Mar 19, 2018
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.   

Featured image of Desktop Metal Raises $65 Million in Funding From Ford Motor Company
Mo Money, Mo Metal Mar 19, 2018
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. 

Featured image of Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned
Scottish Legends Mar 19, 2018
Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned

Researchers from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used 3D scanning to find out more about the largest Pictish Stone in Scotland, UK. This work is part of the ongoing Rae Project which is digitally documenting all of the properties in HES's care.

Featured image of Interview with Anycubic: 3D Printing for the Masses
Exclusive Interview Mar 19, 2018
Interview with Anycubic: 3D Printing for the Masses

Featured image of This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3
Heartbeats Mar 18, 2018
This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3

Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.

Featured image of GT-Moto 3D Prints Prototypes for Custom-Built Motorcycles
Two Wheels Good Mar 17, 2018
GT-Moto 3D Prints Prototypes for Custom-Built Motorcycles

GT-Moto is a motorcycle shop in Texas using a Robo R2 3D printer and Robo’s carbon fiber PLA to save time and money while prototyping custom parts.

Featured image of LSEV is Mass-Produced 3D Printed Car by XEV and Polymaker
Mar 16, 2018
LSEV is Mass-Produced 3D Printed Car by XEV and Polymaker

Representing a major breakthrough in the adoption of 3D printing into mass manufacturing, XEV and Polymaker have launched the worlds first mass produced 3D printed electric car. It's constructed from only 57 parts, down from 2,000 in the original design.

Featured image of Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D Develop Nanodiamond-Enhanced 3D Printing Filaments
Nanodiamonds Are Forever Mar 16, 2018
Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D Develop Nanodiamond-Enhanced 3D Printing Filaments

Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D strike up a strategic partnership to develop nanodiamond-enhanced 3D printing filament. This PLA-based material will provide enhanced thermal and mechanical properties, including a 100 percent increase in tensile strength.

Featured image of Loop High-Fidelity Earplugs Protect Your Hearing and Prevent Tinnitus
No Foam, Thank You Mar 16, 2018
Loop High-Fidelity Earplugs Protect Your Hearing and Prevent Tinnitus

Loop is a Belgium company helping people avoid hearing loss without "looking like a dork". 3D printing is used to create the earplugs which combine an acoustic channel and filter for natural sound. Choose from eight colors.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Featured image of Fraunhofer IPA Combine 3D Printing and Injection Molding Advantages
Best of Both Worlds Mar 15, 2018
Fraunhofer IPA Combine 3D Printing and Injection Molding Advantages

Fraunhofer IPA researchers combined additive manufacturing and injection molding to create the Additive Freeform Casting process which benefits from the advantages of both technologies.

Featured image of 3D Printed Cabin of Curiosities Aims to Address Housing Shortage
At One with Nature Mar 15, 2018
3D Printed Cabin of Curiosities Aims to Address Housing Shortage

Startup Emerging Objects has used the 3D printing of recycled material to create the "Cabin of Curiosities". A proof of concept as part of a research project, the cabin, built in a backyard in Oakland, is made up of 3D printed tiles which have pockets for vegetation.

Featured image of Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software
Scan and Slice Mar 15, 2018
Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software

Ultimaker has announced it will integrate HP scanning software into Ultimaker Cura, optimizing the workflow between 3D scanning and 3D printing. 

Featured image of Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Implants Improve Biocompatibility with Human Body
Bling Out the Body Mar 15, 2018
Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Implants Improve Biocompatibility with Human Body

Researchers from RMIT University have developed a groundbreaking technique for 3D printed titanium implants, coating them with synthetic diamonds to improve biocompatibility with the human body. 

Featured image of Live at SXSW: Open Meals Shows Off 3D Printed 8-Bit Sushi
8-Bits of Fish Mar 14, 2018
Live at SXSW: Open Meals Shows Off 3D Printed 8-Bit Sushi

At SXSW, the digital food company Open Meals unveiled its Pixel Food Printer, a 3D printer capable of producing edible and pixelated 8-bit sushi. 

Featured image of Project Unicorn Glitter Prosthetic Gets Extra Sparkle from colorFabb
Glitter Shooting Superhero Mar 14, 2018
Project Unicorn Glitter Prosthetic Gets Extra Sparkle from colorFabb

Nonprofit organization, Born Just Right, has partnered with Netherlands-based 3D printing filament company, colorFabb, to iterate on "Project Unicorn". Part of an endeavor of 12-year-old Jordan Reeves, the project is to design and build a custom prosthetic which shoots glitter.

Featured image of New Raspberry Pi 3 B+: Faster Chipset, Better Network Features, Same Price
Bigger, Better, Faster, More. Mar 14, 2018
New Raspberry Pi 3 B+: Faster Chipset, Better Network Features, Same Price

Featured image of MakerBot Design Series Improves a Micro Drone using 3D Printing
Improving the Drone Mar 13, 2018
MakerBot Design Series Improves a Micro Drone using 3D Printing

A MakerBot employee reverse engineered a micro drone, using 3D printing to create a new outer shell for the motors, electronic boards and battery.

Featured image of Stanley Black & Decker Cuts Production Cost with Markforged Metal X 3D Printer
Tool Time Mar 13, 2018
Stanley Black & Decker Cuts Production Cost with Markforged Metal X 3D Printer

Stanley Black & Decker is using the Markforged Metal X 3D printer to produce functional parts. Since adopting the metal 3D printing system into its production workflow, the industrial tool manufacturer is saving between 34 percent to 48 percent on manufacturing costs. 

Featured image of This is a Prosthetic Nerf Gun Made with 3D Printing
Mega, Man Mar 12, 2018
This is a Prosthetic Nerf Gun Made with 3D Printing

Parisian collective Hackerloop have made a custom non-lethal weapon with 3D printing and Arduino; DIY prosthetic Nerf gun is triggered using electrodes that can detect muscle activity.

Advertisement
Advertisement