3D Printing News

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

Aug 15, 2018
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Rebuilding Coral Reefs!
3D Printing Supports Growth of Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Maldives

To help promote the growth of a coral reef ecosystem in the Maldives, a team has designed and 3D printed an artificial reef made from hundreds of ceramic and concrete modules. The 3D printed reef is being used by the Summer Island Maldives resort to build a new coral reef ecosystem.

Aug 14, 2018
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More Women in 3D Printing!
Women in 3D Printing’s “Diversity for A.M. Report” Calls for Widespread Social Change

Women in 3D Printing is an organization which does exactly what it says on the tin. It's dedicated to inspiring, supporting and promoting women using Additive Manufacturing technologies. Its "Diversity for A.M. #Q2 2018 Report" offers some interesting insights into the industry.

Aug 13, 2018
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New Material Alert
Sculpteo Launches New Resin Material Urethane Methacrylate or UMA90

Sculpteo, the French 3D printing service recently added a new resin material called Urethane Methacrylate or UMA90. The material offers a strong, sleek finish and is suitable for prototyping or printing mechanical parts.

Aug 13, 2018
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Google Earth Miniatures
3D Print Your Local Area from Google Earth using Still Shots and Photogrammetry

Using photogrammetry and a 3D printer, you can create the perfect "new home" gift: A miniature model of your neighborhood or town with the help of Google Earth.

Aug 10, 2018
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Medical Advancement
University of Minnesota Researchers Develop 3D Printed Device to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

University of Minnesota researchers have developed a 3D printed device which could help patients who suffer from long-term spinal cord injuries regain some functions.

Aug 10, 2018
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AM Insider
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 32 / 2018

Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, written by former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.

Aug 9, 2018
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Italy Comes to You
Indiana University and Uffizi Gallery Collaborate to 3D Scan Ancient Artifacts

Indiana University and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy are collaborating to digitize ancient artifacts and sculptures, some of which are now available to view in 3D on a newly launched website.

Aug 9, 2018
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Flying High with 3D Printing
Air New Zealand Starts to 3D Print Airplane Parts and Tools

Air New Zealand has partnered with Zenith Tecnica, a company which specializes in 3D printing titanium, and will be using its equipment, such as Arcam's Electron Beam Melting (EBM) process to develop parts and tools.

Aug 8, 2018
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3D Printing Meets "Calligraffiti"
Pokras Lampas 3D Prints Lost Soviet-Era ‘Girl with an Oar’ Statue

Russian artist, Pokras Lampas' most recent installation for the 90th anniversary of Moscow's Gorky Park is a 3D printed copy of the famous Soviet sculpture, Girl with an Oar, covered with quotes from modern Russian literature.

Aug 8, 2018
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Under the Sea
Designer Creates Beautiful Plastic Reef Series with Generative Algorithms

Fernando Jerez, a computer science teacher, amateur designer, and 3D printing hobbyist, has been working on a community project called the Plastic Reef series. He recently finished the fourth design for the series.

Aug 7, 2018
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Crikey! It's a Croc!
3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair

Australian researchers from Central Queensland University have discovered that by mixing crocodile cartilage with adult stem cells, they can bioprint cartilage explants to potentially help repair damaged human joints.

Aug 7, 2018
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Snap it Up
Cameradactyl 3D Printed Camera Smashes Kickstarter Funding Goal

Now on Kickstarter, the Cameradactyl is a colorful 3D printed 4x5 camera. The project has smashed its funding goal with 16 days left to go.

Aug 6, 2018
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Sack These Shoes
Under Armour Releases 3D Printed Sneakers to Celebrate Hall of Fame Induction of Ray Lewis

To celebrate Ray Lewis' recent induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Under Armour is honoring the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and two-time Super Bowl champion with a limited edition version of its 3D printed ArchiTech Futurist sneakers. 

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
Featured image of Researchers 3D Print Soft Robotic Manipulators to Investigate Fragile Deep-Sea Life
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.