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Eyewear Of The Future: 3D-printed complete pairs of eyeglasses

Eyewear Of The Future: 3D-printed complete pairs of eyeglasses | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
While companies like Protos Eyewear are attempting to make made-to-order 3D-printed frames, Dutch company LUXeXceL wants to print you fully 3D printed functional eyewear using its “Printoptical Technology.”...
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3D-Materials present their new 3DM-XPRO resin dedicated for functional uses

3D-Materials present their new 3DM-XPRO resin dedicated for functional uses | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
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Thales Group launches new metal 3D printing research and development center in Morocco

Thales Group launches new metal 3D printing research and development center in Morocco | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Thales Group has recently opened a new center in the capital of Morocco, Casablanca, to advance its metal 3D printing capabilities. The North African region is hoping to develop a strong innovative technological eco-system, with aerospace a particular focus, and this major new investment should help it on its way.
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3D Printing News Roundup: Graphene 3D Lab, LAI teams with AddUp, ANSYS, 3D printing platform for ophthalmic lenses

3D Printing News Roundup: Graphene 3D Lab, LAI teams with AddUp, ANSYS, 3D printing platform for ophthalmic lenses | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Here's a round-up of some stories you might have missed in the 3D printing world recently, including a 3D printing technology research center being opened in Ireland, and a new metal 3D printing partnership between LAI International and AddUp.
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HP announces launch of new FitStation platform for customized 3D printed footwear

HP announces launch of new FitStation platform for customized 3D printed footwear | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
HP will be piloting a new hardware and software system known as FitStation in selected retail outlets. It makes use of 3D scanning and printing technology to create personalized insoles for customers, as well as gathering the data necessary for designing custom-made shoes or giving personalized product recommendations.
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DLP 4D printing process creates beautiful plastic flowers that 'bloom' after printing

DLP 4D printing process creates beautiful plastic flowers that 'bloom' after printing | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Engineers at Zhejiang University's National Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering have demonstrated a '4D printing' process that requires a projector, light-curable resin, and paraffin. The technique has been used to create 3D models of flowers which appear to bloom after printing.
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NTU Singapore cements 3D printing research with sustainable fly ash geopolymer

NTU Singapore cements 3D printing research with sustainable fly ash geopolymer | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
99shares81180Moving into Industry 4.0 and the age of cyber physical systems, digital construction is on the rise. Across manufacturing, the use of greener, more efficient materials is also of paramoun
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Researchers Print Artificial Heart

Researchers Print Artificial Heart | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers in Zurich have printed a soft, flexible artificial heart out of silicon in an effort to improve heart pump performance.
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Next generation of 3D printed medical & dental implants could be made from PEEK

Next generation of 3D printed medical & dental implants could be made from PEEK | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
This year's International PEEK Meeting, which took place in Washington D.C. in April, revealed that a number of important medical research projects are being conducted into the 3D printable polymer. The material is proving especially useful for implants.
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IdiPAZ scientists hope to make 3D printed replacement corneas available within 5 years

IdiPAZ scientists hope to make 3D printed replacement corneas available within 5 years | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
IdiPAZ scientists based in Madrid have been collaborating with experts at MIT and Harvard in order to develop the technology to 3D print corneas. Patients in need of transplants will no longer have to wait for a suitable donor, as these 3D bio-printed corneas will be tailored to be a biological match, using their own stem cells.
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More 3D printed bikinis: 'Coral' collection from aRks 3d confuses and delights in equal measure

More 3D printed bikinis: 'Coral' collection from aRks 3d confuses and delights in equal measure | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
aRks 3d, a Sicily-based design studio run by architects Samuel and Rosanna, has unveiled a collection of 3D printed bikinis. Described as 'ergonomic, ecological, unique, and tailored,' the 'Coral' swimwear collection is printed in PLA with cotton inserts.
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Optoacoustics, 3D Printing Form Sound Fields With Specific Shapes

Optoacoustics, 3D Printing Form Sound Fields With Specific Shapes | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
A method for generating ultrasound via light, coupled with 3D printing, has demonstrated the ability to form sound fields with specific shapes, for po
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Torc2 Develops Reusable Material That Melts at Low Temperatures For Medical Applications

Torc2 Develops Reusable Material That Melts at Low Temperatures For Medical Applications | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Torc2 has developed a new material that is reusable because it can melt at low temperatures. The company is looking at the material as a safe and easy way to produce plastic prosthetics. While Torc2 primarily works on medical innovations, this material could have other diverse uses as well. The material itself is a blend of …
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This flexible, expandable 3D printed dress adapts to your body's movement

This flexible, expandable 3D printed dress adapts to your body's movement | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Houston designer Maria Alejandra Mora-Sanchez is paving the way for 3D printed textiles with a new fashion garment in partnership with Cosine Additive. Her expandable 3D printed dress Loom is making waves across the textile and additive manufacturing industries, recently securing her the coveted James Dyson Award and Red Dot Award.
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Thales Group launches new metal 3D printing research and development center in Morocco

Thales Group launches new metal 3D printing research and development center in Morocco | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Thales Group has recently opened a new center in the capital of Morocco, Casablanca, to advance its metal 3D printing capabilities. The North African region is hoping to develop a strong innovative technological eco-system, with aerospace a particular focus, and this major new investment should help it on its way.
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voxeljet unveils new 3D printing process: High Speed Sintering for production of end-use parts

voxeljet unveils new 3D printing process: High Speed Sintering for production of end-use parts | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
voxeljet AG, a provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services today announced the release of its first 3D printing system based on its new High Speed Sintering (HSS) process.
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3D-Materials present their new 3DM-XPRO resin dedicated for functional uses

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Virginia Tech Researchers Print With Highest Temperature Polymer Ever Used

Virginia Tech Researchers Print With Highest Temperature Polymer Ever Used | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers at Virginia tech have just achieved a groundbreaking new printing method. Using mask-projection micro-stereolithography, they have printed the highest temperature polymer to date. The material, Kapton, is a aromatic polyamide that has multiple applications which require high-durability. One of its uses is as spacecraft insulation. The researchers insist that the 3D printed polyamide has …
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Researchers at Singapore's NTU making recycled 3D printable concrete that could save the planet

Researchers at Singapore's NTU making recycled 3D printable concrete that could save the planet | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have used fly ash, a residue from burnt coal, to create a 3D printable geopolymer mortar. The mixture also contains steel slag and various secret chemicals.
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Mimaki's 3DUJ-553 UV LED 3D printer can print in over 10 million colors

Mimaki's 3DUJ-553 UV LED 3D printer can print in over 10 million colors | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Inkjet printing specialist Mimaki has announced its 3DUJ-553 UV LED 3D printing solution, billed as the first 3D printer with 'over 10 million colors.' The 3D printer eliminates the need for the hand painting of printed items.
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PEAK unveils first ever pair of 3D printed basketball shoes in collab with NBA star Dwight Howard

PEAK unveils first ever pair of 3D printed basketball shoes in collab with NBA star Dwight Howard | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Chinese sportswear brand PEAK has unveiled what could be the first ever pair of 3D printed basketball sneakers. The 3D printed sports shoes were presented just days ago at the 2017 PEAK China Tour and Dwight Howard III Press Conference.
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HP and Deloitte form alliance to implement Jet Fusion 3D printers in 'large-scale manufacturing environments

HP and Deloitte form alliance to implement Jet Fusion 3D printers in 'large-scale manufacturing environments | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Printing behemoth HP and professional services firm Deloitte are joining forces to implement HP's 3D printing systems in large-scale manufacturing environments. Deloitte plans to flex its 'global client reach' and other strengths as part of the alliance.
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Oxford and Bristol deliver new high resolution method of 3D bioprinting live tissues

Oxford and Bristol deliver new high resolution method of 3D bioprinting live tissues | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
In a resin cube on a suspended platform, a glass pipette 3D prints mammal cells as individual droplets of water. The goal of this process is to create three-dimensional tissues that match the behaviou
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UK chemicals specialist Johnson Matthey opens ceramic 3D printing lab in Hertfordshire

UK chemicals specialist Johnson Matthey opens ceramic 3D printing lab in Hertfordshire | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Johnson Matthey, a British sustainable technology and chemicals company, has opened a new state-of-the-art ceramic 3D printing facility in Royston, UK. The lab contains a QiCPic image analysis sensor, a Freeman FT4 powder tester, and a PixDro inkjet printer.
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Nanoscribe's Optical 3D Printer Can Create Wide Range of Micro-Optics For Lens Production

Nanoscribe's Optical 3D Printer Can Create Wide Range of Micro-Optics For Lens Production | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Lenses are among the most delicate objects to manufacture. Slight imperfections have massive ramifications for the quality of the overall product. Thus, lens manufacturers have been mining the possibilities of 3D printing due to its ability to work with precise instructions. In this same vein, German company Nanoscribe has developed a new printer that takes lens …
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MIT CSAIL optomizes multimaterial 3D printing by the voxel

MIT CSAIL optomizes multimaterial 3D printing by the voxel | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
87shares8160Most objects that perform a function in our daily lives are made from more than one material. As such, uncovering a code to crack multimaterial capabilities is one of the core pursuits in
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Cikoni launches hybrid AdditiveCARBON technology for 3D printed carbon composites

Cikoni launches hybrid AdditiveCARBON technology for 3D printed carbon composites | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Cikoni, a Stuttgart-based engineering company, has developed hybrid production technology that adds carbon fiber to the 3D printing process. Cikoni's AdditiveCARBON can be used to make 3D printed structures with carbon fiber reinforcement.
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