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A team of US Marines in Maryland were tasked with finding a landing gear component that attached to the door of a F-35 stealth fighter aircraft. By using 3D modeling and printing, they were able to replicate the component for just 9 cents.
Researchers at NYU Tandon and NYU Abu Dhabi have developed the means to insulate 3D printing from piracy by converting flat QR codes into hidden features within a printed part.
XEV, the Italian car manufacturer, is starting production on a 3D printed vehicle called the LSEV next year at a “mega factory” in Jiangsu.
Students from Washington University in St. Louis have been working on an energy-efficient prototype house for the past eight months. The Lotus House will be unveiled as part of Solar Decathlon China 2018 this month.
A BioPen which uses "ink" to treat eye wounds is closer to becoming commercially available thanks to the help of NSW (New South Wales) Medical Devices Fund awarding it $1.1 million.
BOSEbuild is a team within the Bose Corporation tasked with the development of audio-based educational kits. The most recent project is a build-it-yourself Bluetooth headphone set which was made possible with 3D printing.
A Thingiverse user has 3D printed a life-size version of the Games of Thrones character, Tyrion Lannister. The print took 1,400 hours and is made of ten pieces which took six days to print.
The manufacturer of LulzBot 3D printers, Aleph Objects, has demonstrated an ultra-precise new Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head. It enables you to 3D print accurate penny-scale parts. It will be available to purchase in September.
Ackuretta, the manufacturer of high-precision prosumer grade Digital Light Processing 3D printers based in Taipei, Taiwan, announced the addition of a new ceramic resin to its Qura resin line.
Researchers from TU Wien, a university in Vienna, Austria have used a 3D printing method to create an artificial placental barrier on a chip. Its benefits include enabling researchers to learn more about how the placenta allows the exchange of substances between mother and baby.
Olli, the 3D printed bus developed by Local Motors, is undergoing testing at the University of Buffalo which will inform policy on transportation issues, reliability, and safety.
Hadar Neeman is a Bezalel Academy of Art and Design graduate using 3D printing to make the P-rouette pointe shoe which is more comfortable, protective and durable than traditionally made ballet shoes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.