3D Printing News

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

Feb 16, 2018
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Carbon Takes a Bigger Bite of the Dental Market with New Materials and Partnerships

The Silicon Valley startup Carbon announces new partnerships with DENTCA and DREVE, fortifying its position in the dental market. Through these collaborations, Carbon will introduce resins for customized dental products, including 3D printed dentures, gingiva masks, and trays.

Feb 15, 2018
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NASA to Develop 3D Printable Tools for Research of Omics in Space

NASA is launching the Omics in Space project, using 3D printing to develop tools to study omics aboard the ISS. These tools would allow astronauts to analyze biological samples and also assess how the space environment impacts their health. 

Feb 15, 2018
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Ford Installs Stratasys Fortus to Boost SUV Production

Following good sales performance of its Expedition and Navigator SUV lines, Ford has stepped up production by adding a Stratasys 3D printer and 400 new robots to its production plant.

Feb 15, 2018
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UCLA Students Plan to Educate Kids with 3D Printed Ukuleles

UCLA students are raising money through a UCLA Spark crowdfunding campaign to donate 3D printed ukuleles to the residential care home, Maryvale in California, USA.

Feb 15, 2018
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Touch a 3D Printed Dinosaur Skull During the UK “Dippy” Tour

The Natural History Museum's well known and much loved dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed Dippy, is going on tour throughout the UK. Visitors can now get hands-on with the dinosaur thanks to 3D printed replicas.

Feb 14, 2018
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New Concrete 3D Printing Technique Creates Weaving Structures in Thailand

The Thai cement manufacturer SCG has developed a special concrete material to 3D print structures with a unique weaving pattern. The 3D printed concrete technique offers improved structural integrity and a stunning aesthetic. 

Feb 14, 2018
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Cheddar Man Reconstructed with DNA, 3D Scanning & 3D Printing

A facial reconstruction of the oldest complete British skeleton, the Cheddar Man, is made from DNA analysis, 3D scanning and printing.

Feb 13, 2018
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Porsche is 3D Printing Metal and Plastic Spare Parts for Classic Cars

Porsche is using 3D printing to reproduce classic car parts which are either extremely rare or extinct. The technology offers an economical way to produce spare parts of high-quality.

Feb 13, 2018
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adidas and Carbon Announce 3D Printed AlphaEDGE 4D LTD Footwear

After the successful release of the Futurecraft 4D footwear, adidas and Carbon are collaborating once again on the newly announced AlphaEDGE 4D LTD shoe. This high-performance footwear is partially 3D printed with Carbon's groundbreaking Digital Light Synthesis technology. 

Feb 13, 2018
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Prototyping Tools for Space Walks with Zortrax 3D Printers

3D printing with a Zortrax M200 has made it easier for NASA engineers to create vital tools for space walks to repair the International Space Station.

Feb 13, 2018
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How MUN MED Set Up a Low-Cost 3D Printing Medical Unit

MUN MED 3D is the first 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Its founders have some tips for how others can create their own.

Feb 12, 2018
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Kwambio Releases Opaque Glass-Based 3D Printing Material

Kwambio, the on-demand manufacturing platform, is releasing its new opaque glass-based material called GS One. The material has an interesting range of features including shorter turnover times and durability. 

Feb 12, 2018
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Grafter Software Remixes and Improves 3D Printing Models into New Forms

Grafter can remix 3D printing models into new, functional machines, without the need for extensive tweaking or testing.

Feb 9, 2018
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New Matter is Another 3D Printing Company Closing Down

For the second time this month, a 3D printer company is shuttering their doors. New Matter will cease operations at the end of Febuary; providing limited support to owners of the MOD-t 3D printer.

Feb 9, 2018
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Ultimaker Becomes Sponsor and Supplier for GE’s Additive Education Program

Open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has announced that it is now a sponsor and supplier to the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). Schools can now apply for subsidies from General Electric towards 3D printing.