3D Printing News

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

Aug 6, 2018
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Open Source Snapper
The Goodman One: A 3D Printed Open Source Camera

Made to be modified, the Goodman One is an open source medium format camera. The majority of components are 3D printable.

Aug 3, 2018
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Regrowing Bones
Researchers Print Bone Implants to Treat Non-Healing Defects

Researchers from NYU Langone Health have developed 3D printed bone implants that encourage new bone growth, dissolving as they are replaced. This could make a huge difference to the lives of those suffering from non-healing bone defects.

Aug 3, 2018
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Sneak PEEK at New Materials
Victrex Introduces New PAEK Products for Additive Manufacturing

Victrex, the British-based supplier of high performance polymer solutions, has prepared new high performance PAEK powder and filament for SLS and FFF 3D printing. 

Aug 2, 2018
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Deep Sea Life
Researchers 3D Print Soft Robotic Manipulators to Investigate Fragile Deep-Sea Life

During an oceanographic research cruise to a remote region of the Pacific Ocean, Harvard researchers used 3D printed soft robotic manipulators to investigate fragile deep-sea organisms.

Aug 2, 2018
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Gettin' Paid for SLA
Formlabs Secures Unicorn Status After $15 Million Investment Round

Massachusetts 3D printing startup Formlabs has raised $15 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings the company's total funding up to $100 million and places it valuation in excess of $1 billion, making it one of the few hardware startups to become a unicorn.

Aug 2, 2018
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3D Printing Made Easy
Venturi 3D Launches 3D Printer on Kickstarter with 1,000 Pre-Installed 3D Models

Venturi 3D, the 3D printing startup, has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for a fully assembled 3D printer which promises an enclosed 4 color, multi-material setup as well as 1,000 pre-installed, ready-to-print 3D models.

Aug 1, 2018
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A Constructive Commission
3D Printhuset Wins Kamp C Tender for Construction 3D Printer

After a comprehensive EU tender process, Kamp C, the Belgian autonomous provincial company, has chosen Danish 3D Printhuset as its supplier for construction 3D printing.

Aug 1, 2018
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Shots (Not) Fired
Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling

Following a controversial court settlement that allowed Defense Distributed to share 3D printable gun blueprints online this week, a federal judge in Seattle has stepped in to issue a temporary restraining order and stop the release. But the pro-gun rights organization seems to have other plans...

Jul 31, 2018
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Hot Stuff
This Windproof Camping Stove is 3D Printed from Steel

Cast your camp cooking woes to the wind: students at ETH Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts have developed a windproof camp stove that will defeat even the most blustery of gales.

Jul 30, 2018
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Super Smart Slab
ETH Zurich Uses 3D Sand Printed Formwork to Build Concrete Smart Slab

Researchers at ETH Zurich have realized the first full-scale architectural project using 3D sand printing for its formwork. The result is a huge lightweight concrete "Smart Slab" at the DFAB House.

Jul 29, 2018
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New 3D Printing Facility
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children

A new 3D printing facility has been opened at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kasturba Hospital in India. Already, two children's lives have been changed as they received prosthetic limbs.

Jul 28, 2018
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Materialise to 3D Print a Full Mammoth Skeleton

In a holistic demonstration of its abilities, Materialise is creating a complete life-size replica of the Lier Mammoth. The new mammoth skeleton will go on display in the city of Lier, where the original was discovered, in October.

Jul 27, 2018
Featured image of NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars
Out of this World!
NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars

New York architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has been awarded by NASA for its MARS HAbitat (MARSHA) project. The concept includes using in-situ resource utilization to 3D print egg-shaped habitats on Mars that are optimized to deal with internal atmospheric pressure and structural stresses.

Jul 24, 2018
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I Am Iron Man
3D Printed Jet Suit Now on Sale at British Retailer Selfridges

The dream of becoming Iron Man is more achievable than ever thanks to Richard Browning's 3D printed Jet Suit, which is now on sale at Selfridges in London. However, expect to pay an eye-watering £340,000 for the privilege of owning this kerosene-fueled contraption.

Jul 24, 2018
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Loaded Issue.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer Sounds the Alarm on 3D Printed Gun Models

During a recent press conference, Senator Chuck Schumer (NY-D) issued a warning about the imminent threat of 3D printed guns. The statement comes weeks after Cody Wilson reached a settlement with the US government to legally upload his 3D printed gun models online.