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Hanna Watkin

Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.

By Hanna Watkin

Mar 4, 2019
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Get Your Fill(amentum)
Fillamentum Releases Vinyl 303: Printable Polyvinylchloride Filament

Fillamentum, a Czech manufacturer of 3D printing filaments, has released a printable polyvinylchloride filament called Vinyl 303 in cooperation with NAKAN.

Mar 4, 2019
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Like a Hot Knife Through Butter
RMIT Graduate Receives Award for 3D Printed Steel Tools That Cut Titanium

Jimmy Toton, an RMIT University PhD candidate, made a 3D printed grade of steel which is capable of producing tools that cut titanium. He now received the "2019 Young Defence Innovator Award".

Feb 28, 2019
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Take Your Meds!
FabRx and Remedy Health Receive Innovate UK Grant to 3D Print Medicine

UK based bioprinting company Remedy Health is working with FabRx, the pharma-tech experts, to develop personalized 3D printed medicine thanks to grant funding from Innovate UK.

Feb 28, 2019
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Back to School!
Markforged Starts Teaching Businesses at “Additive Manufacturing University”

Markforged, the 3D printer company, just launched its "Markforged Additive Manufacturing University". The program aims to help businesses accelerate and facilitate the adoption of 3D printing.

Feb 28, 2019
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Speed Eruption
E3D Launches SuperVolcano HotEnd Boasting 11x the Volumetric Throughput of V6

E3D, the 3D printer parts company, has announced the release of its long-awaited SuperVolcano HotEnd add-on which boasts up to 11x the volumetric throughput of the company's V6 HotEnd.

Feb 27, 2019
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Wakanda Forever
Black Panther Wins Costume Design Oscar with Help from 3D Printing

At the 91st Academy Awards, the award for Costume Design went to Ruth Carter for her work on the film Black Panther. Carter thanked 3D designer Julia Koerner for her work on the mantel and crown printed by Materialise.

Feb 26, 2019
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QUACK
Help Break a Record and 3D Print a Part of a 6-Foot Duck

"The Great Duck Project" is an attempt by Remarkable STEAM, Inc. to set a record for the world's largest 3D printed duck at the 8th annual Maker Faire Westport, Connecticut.

Feb 25, 2019
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Knitting: Not Just for Granny
Digital Interlooping: 3D Printing with SLS to Create Knitted Structures

Mark Beecroft, a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art, is exploring the use of 3D printing in industrial knitting in a process he calls 'digital interlooping'.

Feb 25, 2019
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3D Printing in the Pompidou
Explore World’s First 3D Printed Bio-Reactor at Centre Pompidou

The architectural studio "ecoLogicStudio" and its research partners developed the world's first 3D printed bio-reactor. It is currently on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as part of “Le Fabrique du Vivant” exhibition.

Feb 21, 2019
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Pilot to Commercial
Luxexcel 3D Prints 5,000 Ophthalmic Lenses in Last Year on VisionPlatforms

Luxexcel, the only company in the world using 3D printing technology to create custom ophthalmic lenses, has printed over 5,000 lenses on its VisionPlatforms which it announced have moved from the pilot phase to printing commercially.

Feb 20, 2019
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Sounds Great
DEEPTIME Studio Unveils 3D Printed Speakers Made From Sand

DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.

Feb 19, 2019
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Why should Apple have all the fun?
Raspberry Pi Opens World First High Street Store in UK

Raspberry Pi has opened its first ever shop in Cambridge, England. It’s an experimental space which the company hopes will attract customers who are interested in the computer as well as those new to the technology.

Feb 19, 2019
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Working Together
Airbus and Farsoon Partner to Create 3D Printing Polymer Material for Civil Aviation

Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use. 

Feb 17, 2019
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3Doodler Launch First Mobile App and 2019 EDU, Create+ and Start Product Lines

3Doodler, popular 3D printing pen and former Kickstarter darling, has announced the launch of its 2019 3Doodler EDU, Create+ and Start Product lines. Also new: A mobile app which helps kids and adults construct 3D products at home. 

Feb 14, 2019
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In Vitro Treatment
Researchers 3D Bio-Print in Vitro Model to Study Cancer Drugs and Treatments

Researchers from the University of Minnesota developed a new way of studying cancer cells by using a 3D in-vitro model and built with custom 3D printing technology.