3D Printing News

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

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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Going for Gold
TRUMPF Green Laser Technology 3D Prints Copper and Gold

TRUMPF, a worldwide provider of machine tools, has announced the introduction of copper and gold 3D printing thanks to green laser technology.

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 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 23, 2018
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Money, Money, Money
Nano Dimension Hopes to Raise $28.8 million on NASDAQ

Nano Dimension, the Israeli 3D printed electronics company, made a public offering of American Depositary Shares and submitted an SEC Filing explaining that it hopes to raise funding of $28.8 million to advance technologies and expedite the company's growth.

Nov 22, 2018
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Zooom
BigRep 3D Prints Working NERA Electric Motorcycle

NOWLAB is a Berlin-based interdisciplinary design studio. It was here that Marco Mattia Cristofori with Maximilian Sedlak developed the world's first 3D printed functional e-motorcycle. They call it the NERA e-motorcycle.

Nov 20, 2018
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Healing Insoles
3D Printed Insole Speeds Up Healing Process of Diabetic Ulcers

Purdue University researchers use 3D printing to develop a shoe insole which could speed up the healing process of diabetic ulcers and help patients avoid amputation. 

Nov 19, 2018
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It's Just a Spring Thing
This Open-Source Hack Lets You 3D Print Springs

With a simple scrap of G-code, you can make your FDM 3D printer extrude unsupported single-strand coil springs. MakeFast Workshop shows us how.