Thursday, April 26, 2018

4/25/2018 3D PRINTING NEWS REVIEW


Researchers have incorporated platelet-rich plasma into a bio-ink: a 3D-printed mixture of cells and gel that could eventually be part of skin grafts and regenerative tissue implants. If injury strikes during their 10-day cruise through the bloodstream, platelets flock toward the scene of a cut or bruise to ...
Ultimaker, a desktop 3D printing company, is expanding its partner roster for materials as well as its printer lineup for enterprise use. The partner move for Ultimaker highlights how much of the innovation in the 3D printing and additive manufacturing market has revolved around materials. Ultimaker said ...
Jabil's move reflects industry shifts in 3D printing. Over the past five years, additive manufacturing has moved toward larger, industrial printers. New materials, including various kinds of metals, have become available for 3D printers. Additive manufacturing can enable new design of parts and systems not ...
U.S. Marines based in Okinawa, Japan, are 3D printing replacement parts for combat aircraft. Members of Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, have embraced additive manufacturing—a technology that builds 3D objects by piling on layers of material to create a tangible object.
BRIEF-HP 3D Printing Drives Distributed Design, Manufacturing And Supply Chain Transformation With Jabil And Forecast 3D. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. April 24 (Reuters) - HP Inc: * HP 3D PRINTING DRIVES DISTRIBUTED DESIGN, MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION ...
Boeing has announced its investment in Morf3D, a company specializing in metal-based additive engineering and manufacturing, and 3D-printed parts for aerospace applications. Since Morf3D was established in late 2015, the company has produced 3D-printed titanium and aluminum components for ...
Texan 3D printing company Essentium has announced a forthcoming FFF 3D printer that can print at speeds up to 1 m/s. During this weeks RAPID event, visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the technology termed High Speed Extrusion (HSE) by the company. Speaking about the speed ...
This week, from April 23rd to 26th, North America's preeminent 3D printing event, RAPID + TCT, is taking place. 3DPrint.com is glad to be here for the many announcements and product unveilings that are taking place…and there are very many. Exhibitors are showcasing a wide array of products, both ...
Two of the filaments leverage Solvay's high-performance KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer, recently showcased in Solvay's AM Cup 3D printing challenge. Both PEEK filaments are designed to enable good fusion of printed layers, high part density and exceptional part strength including ...
Munich-based startup DyeMansion, known for its unique post-processing technology for SLS 3D printedparts, developed the first coloring system for powder 3D printed parts in the world back in 2015. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds since then, going from eight original colors to ...
As the white, cube-shaped machine begins to whir at the front of the room, a metal arm can be seen jerking back and forth through the box's transparent front-facing panel. The robotic mechanism whirs as it works, and onlookers watch as the 3D printer creates a small figurine of a dinosaur out of melted ...
FORT WORTH, TX — The aerospace and defense industries see 3D printing as important to making new designs practical and for holding the line on costs, a Lockheed Martin executive said today at SME's RAPID + TCT. “It continues to accelerate the speed we can turn ideas into reality,” Michael Packer ...
3D printing and electronics go hand in hand, and sometimes include bionic innovation as well. Recently, one of the most inspiring cases we've come across involves the story of a veteran who has lost so much in life—as well as experiencing enormous impacts to his health. Dinh Van Duong is a former ...
We've seen some pretty amazing entries over the years, like a 3D printed Zero Gravity Scale that helps astronauts take measurements in outer space. The contest challenges and empowers students to explore and demonstrate 3D printing innovation. This year's 14th Annual Extreme Redesign 3D ...
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- XYZprinting, the world leader in desktop 3D printing, today announced a significant portfolio expansion that is designed to extend its overall additive manufacturing leadership and presence in North America. In connection with this announcement, ...
London-based data analytics firm CONTEXT has been in the business of examining market performance and industry benchmarks for over three decades. Recently, they set their sights on examining the leaders in 3D printing revenue for 2017. With a focus on hardware revenues for 3D printing, it was ...
Amsterdam-based tech company Aectual is currently exhibiting a sustainably produced, bespoke range of floors at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Aectual has developed technology to create 3D printed floors in a virtually limitless array of colours and patterns, which they achieve with the help of robotic ...
“XEV is the first real mass production project using 3D printing. By saying real, I mean there are also lots of other companies using 3D printing for production. But nothing can really compare with XEV in terms of the size, the scale, and the intensity,” said, Dr. Luo Xiaofan, the co-founder and CEO of ...
BUSINESS WIRE)--3DEO, Inc. announced today that it will showcase how its end-to-end direct metal 3D printing solution optimizes design, enhances workflows and brings products to market faster while substantially reducing part cost at RAPID 2018, in the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, ...
While 3D printing has previously been used to study extinct animals, research is now turning to live fauna. Academics at the University of Windsor in Canada are using 3D printed toads to study the seasonal behaviours of a particular species of toads specific to Costa Rica. After a long and dry period, ...
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new technique that allows them to 3D printflat plastic items that fold themselves into predetermined shapes when heated. The technique, known as Thermorph, could be the first step towards products like flat-pack furniture that assumes its ...
US Military scientists and researchers at the University of Minnesota (UMN) have developed an advanced 3D printer capable of creating “soft” robots. Named the Solider, this printer is essentially an autonomous FFF/FDM platform designed around our current understanding of invertebrate mobility.
At RAPID + TCT DyeMansion will be demonstrating its complete “Print-to-Product” workflow. The three-step process aimed at industrial 3D printers takes raw 3D printed parts and turns them into finished products. The workflow consists of three automated processes, Powershot C for cleaning, Powershot ...
More announcements about new 3D printers from RAPID with a first look at the new LulzBot Mini 2 3D printer from Aleph Objects Inc. The LulzBot Mini 2 is a desktop FFF 3D printer and includes several of the 3D printing accessories that were previously only available as add-on extensions. Speaking ...
The Arcam EBM Spectra H forms part of GE Additives vision for the industrialisation of 3D printing. A spokesperson said, “As manufacturers make significant steps towards serial production, they require larger, faster, industrialized solutions and machines that are capable of handling high heat and crack ...
AM—aka 3D printing—has been gaining rapid prominence in the past few years. It is being used in industry, education and academia, and by hobbyists and makers. It's not that the technology is brand new—the concept stretches back to the early 80s—but as it's matured, complementary technologies ...
Last year, Kudo3D had a tremendous Kickstarter success with the Bean, a fast, eco-friendly, high-resolution SLA 3D printer that uses the company's patented Passive Self-Peeling (PSP) technology. Kudo3D also ran an Indiegogo campaign for the 3D printer, bringing the total funding for the machine to ...
“With the outstanding mechanical strength and stiffness of PEEK coupled with the reliability of INTAMSYS 3D printing solution, Sichuan Ju An Hui is now able to swiftly customize according to customers' sizes and produce BioNEEK that fits comfortably on the knees of each customer while delivering the ...
CHICAGO. Boeing (NYSE:BA) officials are upping the company's investment in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. Boeing is investing in Morf3D, a metal-based additive engineering and manufacturing specialist in El Segundo, Calif.; Morf3D's technology enables lighter and stronger ...
A spanner has been produced in zero gravity using 3D-printing of metal powder in a first for additive manufacturing. Parts are being printed in space, on the International Space Station, but using polymer materials. Printing high-strength parts in zero gravity using metal powers presents unique ...
In order to develop the prototype, researchers develop an experimental 3D printer that creates food using microstructures; the process is able to replicate both the physical properties and the texture of conventional food. Basically, starting only from carbohydrate and protein powders, they created real ...
KG: Raytheon has won an $83M contract to design and deploy the 'Barracuda mine neutralization system'. It's an unmanned underwater vehicle to neutralize sea mines. They need to take a page out of Boston Dynamics' book and take some videos of this Barracuda. Lucy: More details emerged about ...
With companies like Adidas using 3D printing to more effectively create and launch new sneakers to the market, Nike is positioning itself as a strong competitor with its newest innovation. Last week, the company announced the first successful use of 3D printing to make a textile upper that they're calling ...
“Our EOS P 810 polymer 3D printing platform and the ALM HT-23 material enabled us to help Boeing reach high demands for weight reduction, cost efficiency and reduced assembly time for components,” said Killian. “Intensive testing of the final parts from the EOS P 810 proves the technology platform ...
Another project under way at the training centre is the production of 3-D printed scaffolds that can provide homes for mini-tumours. Grown from cells taken from a biopsy of a tumour inside a human patient, these mini-tumours will not grow outside the body without these scaffolds to provide a framework ...
“High-speed 3D printing is the next competitive frontier in additive manufacturing. These printers are prized by end-users, strategic partners and resellers alike for their capacity to quickly produce high-precision projects, offering new possibilities for innovative design and production,” said XYZprinting ...
In 2015, the Seattle-based Glowforge made a staggering introduction when it set a 30-day crowdfunding record of more than $27.9 million. Now that pre-orders have been completed, Glowforge is launching its long-awaited product to the general public. The 3D laser printer has already been used to ...
Nanodiamond manufacturer Carbodeon (Vantaa / Finland; www.carbodeon.com) and 3D printing specialist Tiamet 3D (Rotterdam / The Netherlands; www.tiamet3d.com) said they are launching the first nanodiamond-enhanced filaments for 3D printing. The filaments are based on a jointly-patented ...
Apr 24, 2018 | By David. Researchers at City University New York (CUNY) have recently developed a new nano-printing method for organic material. The team, consisting of researchers from the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) and Hunter College, made use of microfluidics and ...
More than two and a half years after the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) formally approved its first three-dimensional (3Dprinted medical device for mass production, a hip implant co-developed by Peking University's Third Hospital and AK Medical, the agency has issued a draft guidance ...
3D printing specialist Materialise recently received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Mimics inPrint software. ... Materialise describes itself as having 27 years of 3D printing experience and according to USPTO public database records is currently the assignee of 34 issued patents and 106 patent applications ...
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Parsaoran Hutapea has been using 3D printing to develop surgical needles since 2011 with the help of a Department of Defense grant. He worked with PhD candidate Mohammad Sahlabadi on this most recent needle, looking to nature for inspiration.
Apr 24, 2018 | By David. This year's Rapid + TCT show is a veritable smorgasbord of delights from around the 3D printing world, with some of the biggest names in attendance. We've previously reported on the latest 3D printing offerings from EOS, 3D Systems, and Stratasys, amongst others.
Researchers at the City University of New York's Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) and Hunter College have come up with a novel solution to print biochips. They are using a nano-scale 3D printingprocess which combines gold-plated pyramids, LED light, and photochemical reactions to affix ...
The Hero Arm is innovative, highly capable, affordable – and 3D printed. While the device aims to give wearers the same movement and dexterity of a biological arm, it makes no efforts to imitate one in appearance, in the uncanny way that many other prosthetics do. The Hero Arm's design celebrates its ...