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Researchers use 3D printing to assemble nanoparticles into robust macro-scale structures 

Researchers use 3D printing to assemble nanoparticles into robust macro-scale structures 

Researchers from the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the  and Bremen University, have used 3D printing to assemble nanoparticles into strong macrostructures. The research team developed a direct-write self-assembly technique, which…

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Blind Parents “See” Baby’s Face with 3D Printed Ultrasound Models

Blind Parents “See” Baby’s Face with 3D Printed Ultrasound Models

People who are blind use their hands to see what their eyes cannot, and 3D printing has been very helpful in creating more tactile opportunities and experiences for the visually impaired, whether it’s learning math skills or taking medication independently. The technology can also help…

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Chinese Designer’s 3D Printed Clothing Nominated for International Innovation Award 

Chinese Designer’s 3D Printed Clothing Nominated for International Innovation Award 

Typically held in London during the first weekend of June, this year’s Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) held by the Graduate Fashion Foundation had to be canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the charitable organization found a new…

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Fused Deposition Modeling

Fused Deposition Modeling

Contrary to popular belief, there’s not a one-size-fits-all approach to 3D printing. Although we offer 17 different materials and over 90 possible color and finish combinations, it often takes us several different technologies to get…

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Researchers uncover novel method for 3D printing latex rubber 

Researchers uncover novel method for 3D printing latex rubber 

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a process for 3D printing latex rubber in collaboration with Michelin North America. In a journal article published inside ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, the researchers have detailed their initial findings in endeavouring…

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Ultimaker launches software for seamless IT integration of 3D printing 

Ultimaker launches software for seamless IT integration of 3D printing 

Desktop 3D printing company Ultimaker has announced the launch of a new software platform designed to help companies seamlessly incorporate 3D printing into their existing IT infrastructures. Ultimaker Essentials is a paid subscription-based software said to tackle…

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Liniar says 3D printing is “integral” to its design process and adds new Stratasys machine 

Liniar says 3D printing is “integral” to its design process and adds new Stratasys machine 

UK-based uPVC specialist Liniar has expanded its 3D printing capacity at its plastics mixing plant in Denby to speed up its product development process. The company produces 32,000 tonnes of material annually from its plant, the largest…

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Is This The Time For The 3D Printing Industry To Double Down?

Is This The Time For The 3D Printing Industry To Double Down?

The June 13th New York Times had a special article in the technology section indicating that big tech sees the current global slump as a major investment opportunity. Big tech for this purpose is Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon,…

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VELO3D Announces Largest Order To Date Totalling $20M

VELO3D Announces Largest Order To Date Totalling $20M

Silicon Valley-based VELO3D has just announced that it has received a $20M order for a number of its metal LB-PBF 3D printers. The order came from an existing unnamed aerospace customer and is now VELO’s largest order…

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Why post-virus construction needs 3D-printed concrete

Why post-virus construction needs 3D-printed concrete

The future will be printed in 3D. Lem Bingley talks to the experts at the forefront of construction’s digital transformation amid a global pandemic that has emphasised the need to find different ways of doing…

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