Friday, January 19, 2018

1/18/2018 3D PRINTING NEWS REVIEW


NEWS
Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital is making greater use of 3D printing to complement its cancer radiation treatment. Jamie Richards, radiation oncology manager for the El Dorado hospital, says that type of technology is now being used to create a patient-specific bolus. In cancer treatment, a bolus is ...
Three-dimensional (3Dprinting has come a long way since its debut 30 years ago and is opening new opportunities in a variety of industries. Riding on the winds of innovation and advancements, 3D printersare set to provide faster prototyping ideas, inventive problem solving and increased cost ...
Spending on 3D printing will reach nearly $12 billion this year, up 19.9 percent over 2017, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (IDC). Looking further out, the market research firm predicts that growth will continue at a 20.5 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2021, ...
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding on its 3D printing industry leadership and momentum, HP Inc. announced the commercial availability of its award-winning Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing solution in India. HP also continued the growth of its partner community with the ...
New Delhi: Hewlett-Packard Inc. (HP) on Wednesday announced the commercial availability of its 3D printing solution in India that it said would help usher in a digital manufacturing transformation. HP's new Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing solution is a production-ready commercial 3D printing system that ...
When it comes to innovative cancer treatments, most approaches focus on one thing: Removing the cancerous tumor as quickly as possible. A new technique developed by Swedish biotech company Cellink takes a different route, however: 3D printing more of the cancer cells. That may sound ...
We've seen 3D printers used for food, game pieces, aerospace parts, car frames, bikes, and even human tissue. The primary advantage was always this technology's ability to produce intricate parts on machines with a relatively small footprint. This capability makes production easier and quicker. Well, a ...
A meeting between the partners has resulted in the exploration of carbon fibre composites and 3D printedcomponents, and their potential to help develop lighter, more reliable, more comfortable and quieter rolling stock. They will look at how 3D printing, laser-based and powder-based, can be ...
CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIOLIFE4D, a biotech pioneer leveraging advances in tissue engineering to 3D print human organs viable for transplant, today commented on the high growth healthcare 3D printing market as the Company readies for its Regulation A+ equity ...
The researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland are already well known for their work in robotics, microscopy, and spectroscopy, but now they're researching a new and innovative approach to repairing tissue damage, using 3D printing technology, that could be ...
Michigan native helps invent quality control technology for 3D Printing. Straub ... It covers systems and methods for using imaging to detect printing defects. A model ... “It's not just researchers that are using 3D printing anymore,” said Straub, who is an assistant professor at North Dakota State University.
For the first time, researchers have shown that an optical fiber as thin as a human hair can be used to create microscopic structures with laser-based 3D printing. The innovative approach might one day be used with an endoscope to fabricate tiny biocompatible structures directly into tissue inside the ...
You might not be a numbers and statistics kind of person, but if you are interested in 3D printing and all the hardware, materials, and services that accompany the industry, have a look at the latest from 3D Hubs. As they highlight data for the first quarter in 3D Printing Trends Q1/2018, you can gain a ...
The military has been enthusiastically exploring 3D printing applications in a number of areas, from 3D printed drones to submarine hulls. But perhaps the most intriguing applications of 3D printing in the military are those that can be 3D printed right in the field. If servicemembers have the ability to 3D ...
Researchers Seek to Optimize the 3D Printing Process. As more 3D printers become available for academic use, university researchers have explored how they might be able to make the devices run more efficiently. For example, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers created a desktop 3D ...
Post processing 3D prints is an important, and sometimes neglected, part of the 3D printing workflow. Rösler Benelux, a manufacturer of industrial finishing equipment and chemicals, has announced the launch of its RÖSLER RapidFinish technology, a multi-functional platform for surface finishing 3D ...
Apple has been granted a US patent for a full-color 3D printing system. The successful application for a “method and apparatus for three-dimensional printing of colored objects” was one of 44 US patents granted to the technology company on 16 January. In 2015, 3D Printing Industry reported that Apple ...
Huisman, a worldwide provider and manufacturer of heavy construction equipment headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced the the first successful load test of a 3D printed crane hook. For use in offshore lifting operations, the hook, which weighs approximately 1,000kg, was made using wire ...
Hamilton Labs, a company based in Singapore, is an emerging name in the area of 3D printing for construction – 3D Printing Industry met co-founder Willy Ng during a recent trip to Singapore. By applying atypical, 3D printing, robotic arms the company is aiming for an altogether more unusual, though ...
On January 16, the California-headquartered tech behemoth had a patent granted for a “Method and apparatus for three-dimensional printing of colored objects.” A color 3D printer, in other words, with descriptions of several possible processes for adding color to a 3D model, either during the printing ...
From customized sneakers to orbital rockets, its seems that 3D printing is making a comeback thanks to a new wave of innovation. A $200 million mega-round in late December helped 2017 finish as the best year ever for venture-capital-backed startups in terms of funding. One of the industry's biggest ...
In his senior year as a student in the College of Business, Quinn participated in the $100K Student Technology Venture Competition, which is held annually by the UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. The competition challenges engineering and business students to develop ...
If you're looking for a lot of options when shopping for 3D printer filament, it's hard to find a retailer with more to offer than MatterHackers. The company is experienced with and sells a large variety of filaments from multiple major retailers, including Ultimaker, colorFabb, NinjaTek, and others, including ...
As part of the HPC4Mfg program, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is partnering with 3D printingcompany Vader Systems on computational modeling of liquid metal 3D printing. The funding allocation for Vader Systems has not been disclosed. The HPC4Mfg program was initiated in 2015, and has ...
The research was described in a paper entitled “Fully 3D Printed Multi-Material Soft Bio-Inspired Whisker Sensor for Underwater-Induced Vortex Detection,” which you can read here. The artificial whisker was 3D printed with polyurethane as well as graphene, which was printed in four patterns using a ...
In December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance on Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Medical Devices. The guidance represents FDA's efforts to provide regulatory direction about additive manufacturing (AM)—the broad field of 3D printing—of medical ...
Desktop 3D scanners are an indispensable tool for applications including reverse engineering, product design, and art/architectural conservation. In the latest release to meet the demand for versatile, high fidelity 3D scanning equipment Polyga Inc., a 3D scanning and mesh processing software ...
The world's first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured Huisman, has successfully passed its load test of 80 metric tons and all associated quality control checks. Crane hooks are typically manufactured by casting or forging techniques. The 3D printing technology, however, catches up to what ...
MINSK, 17 January (BelTA) – Belarusian scientists have come up with a technology to make 3D printingsupplies, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Science and Technology Committee. In accordance with the 2016-2020 state innovative development program, the Institute of Chemistry of ...
A South African maker by the name of Tom van den Bon has completed what could very well be the country's first 365-day 3D printing challenge. The maker, who completed his personal challenge very recently, says he 3D printed at least one part or object using an FDM 3D printer every day for the past ...
A team of researchers in Switzerland have recently made a remarkable new breakthrough that could suggest a bright future for the field of 3D bio-printing. They developed a new endoscopic SLA technique, which makes use of an ultra-fine optical fiber to focus a laser beam, in order to create structures ...
​A £300,000 EU project will seek to develop lighter, more reliable, more comfortable and quieter rolling stock, using carbon fibre and 3D printing. The University of Huddersfield's Institute of Railway Research has been awarded the funding to explore the potential of new materials for use in rail bogies, ...
3D Systems and Stryker have announced an exclusive distribution partnership for virtual surgical planning (VSP) and anatomical models for the craniomaxillofacial specialty, which will enhance the availability of personalized surgical planning and techniques for healthcare professionals.
CADSEEK Mobile can match a design from its 2D photo, not only to native CAD formats but also to the STL format, providing an efficient path from photo to 3D printer. According to Dr. Abir Qamhiyah, CEO of iSEEK Corporation, "Driven by the need to cut inventory cost and speed delivery, On-Demand ...
OMAHA, NE, Jan 17, 2018 – Tethon Corp. (Tethon3D) announces a new resin material for 3D printing. The material, Castalite, is a photo-curing ceramic polymer resin for use in SLA or DLP printers. Following kiln firing, objects printed with Castalite are suitable for use as a ceramic shell mold in metal ...
Within the 3D printing and manufacturing industries, Seurat Technologies has generated some significant buzz thanks to the revolutionary metal 3D printing technology it is currently developing. The technology was first developed by a team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) which ...
18: Curious about 3D printing? Have a 3D printer or thinking about getting one? Stop by the library each Thursday in January and meet with two 3D printing enthusiasts sharing printing insights. Each hour-long session will cover a brief discussion on various 3D printing topics and then setting up designs ...
Roush has provided an AM and rapid prototyping service for more than 15 years, but in the past 12 months has ramped up its interest in 3D printing technologies, culminating in the installation of the Xline 2000R. Before the Concept Laser system, Roush also invested in fused deposition modelling ...
An injured sea turtle found in the cooling canal of a New Jersey power plant in 2013 is now growing and thriving at a California aquarium thanks to 3D printing. Staff at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego collaborated with the digital media ...
In Pima County, Arizona the remains of over 1,000 people found dead remain unidentified, but a small group of them are being given a second chance as part of a class at the New York Academy of Art. Students in the class on forensic sculpture have been working with the 3D printed skulls of eight men ...
NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have announced the successful test-firing of a RS-25 rocket engine with 3D printed components. The innovative engine is being built to power NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), which is expected to send a team of astronauts “to an area near the Moon” as soon as ...
To make the US Marines an ever-more-agile fighting force and empower Marines of all ranks to innovate and create solutions wherever they may be, the US Marine Corps has developed the X-FAB, which is essentially a self-contained 3D printing facility in a box, specifically, a fully transportable, ...
NESS ZIONA, ISRAEL / ACCESSWIRE / January 17, 2018 / Nano Dimension Ltd., the world's leading additive electronics provider (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM), today announced that a leading research institute from Hong Kong has purchased the company's DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer. The institute ...
Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative 3D printed titanium implants for spinal applications today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the expansion of the label of their EIT Cellular ...
New Rochelle, NY, January 15, 2018--A new study has shown that a fully 3D-printed whisker sensor made of polyurethane, graphene, and copper tape can detect underwater vortexes with very high sensitivity. The simple design, mechanical reliability, and low-cost fabrication method contribute to the ...