3D Printing News

All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Feb 23, 2018
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Bringing Back the Extinct
3D Scanning and Printing Tasmanian Tiger Joeys to Give Insight into Extinct Animal

Scientists have taken CT scans of preserved Tasmanian tiger joeys to help give them a better insight into the extinct animal and learn about the early development phases of the marsupials.

Feb 22, 2018
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Lowering manufacturing and development costs
Bosch Invests in Ultimaker 3 Extended 3D Printers to Boost Global Production

The German automotive parts supplier will be implementing Ultimaker 3 3D printers across its locations worldwide to streamline production. Manufacturing companies are turning increasingly to additive manufacturing to boost their parts production.

Feb 22, 2018
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Bigger and Better
Voodoo Manufacturing Goes Big with Large-Format Print Service

Voodoo manufacturing is supersizing its offerings with the announcement that the company now provides large-format 3D printing. Its customers can now order 3D printed parts in PLA up to eight times larger than before with a five day turnaround.

Feb 22, 2018
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The Quick and Lead
Aurora Labs Paves Way for Faster Metal 3D Printing

Australian metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs has made some visible progress toward the development of a new rapid metal 3D printing technology. Dubbed Medium and Large Format Printer, the process could significantly speed up the 3D printing of large metal parts.

Feb 21, 2018
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New Ways to Share
Facebook Supports New Format for Interactive 3D Model Uploads

You can now digitally sculpt a 3D model and upload it straight to Facebook to share with your friends. But, better yet, Facebook is now offering support for higher-quality glTF 2.0 files.

Feb 21, 2018
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3,2,1 Gnome Off!
3D Printed Gnome Goes to Space to Celebrate 100 Years of Polish Independence

The symbol of the Polish city of Wroclaw has been 3D printed and launched into the stratosphere to prove that the only limits are ones we set in our minds. That, and it's in celebration of 100 years of Polish independence.

Feb 21, 2018
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3D printed sports rifle
Athletics 3D Develops Olympic Gold-Winning Rifle with 3D Printing

French sports equipment company Athletics 3D turned to rapid prototyping for the design of one of its latest small bore rifles. The rifle, prototyped on a Zortrax M200, would go on to a gold medal-winning finish at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the hands of biathlete Martin Fourcade.

Feb 21, 2018
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The Shape of Printing
Gregory Kress New CEO of 3D Printing Marketplace Shapeways

Shapeways has a new CEO and his name is Gregory Kress; the company will continue its expansion into a 3D printing marketplace where creators can design, make, and sell their ideas.

Feb 20, 2018
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Better Prototyping
RoMA: Robotic Modeling Assistant Could be a Better Prototyping Machine

Cornell and MIT are working on a joint project called the Robotic Modeling Assistant (RoMA) which will bring together multiple technologies to create an ultimate prototyping machine.

Feb 20, 2018
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Shocking Stuff
Electric Eels Inspire Device Which Reaches 110 Volts

A sheet of bioprinted hydrogels -- inspired by the electric eel -- is capable of delivering 110 volts of electricity. It has potential to become a soft power source which draws on a biological system's chemical energy.

Feb 20, 2018
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Cloud based 3D Printing System
3D Printing Software company Beamler Acquires Printr

Beamler, the company that provides 3D printing software for the industry, has just announced the acquisition of Printr. It will be fully integrated into the buyer’s portfolio.

Feb 19, 2018
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Dota to Go
Shapeways and Polycount Team Up for Dota 2 3D Printing Contest

3D printing service Shapeways and digital art forum and community Polycount are putting on a 3D printable design competition inspired by Valve's Dota 2 video game.

Feb 19, 2018
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Going Underground
LiDAR Scanning Technology Helps Archaeologists Uncover Forgotten Cities

LiDAR scanning technology offers tremendous potential to help archaeologists discover lost cities across the world.

Feb 16, 2018
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Final Crow
Famous Chinatown 3D Printed Rooster Project Comes to an End

Last year, artist Chris Templeman began a project in Boston's Chinatown which has the aim of creating 2,000 plastic roosters using a 3D printer before the end of the Chinese New Year. He now views the project as a success. 

Feb 16, 2018
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Bio-Innovation
Researchers Develop Bioprinting Method to Recreate Biological Structures From Cells and Molecules

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed a 3D bioprinting method that enables the creation of biological structures from cells and molecules that are commonly found in natural tissues.