By Davide Sher Although some other sectors such as aerospace and biotechnology make the 3D printing news more often, the automotive industry is the biggest adopter of 3D printing technologies and has been one of the main drivers for their growth...
Luckily, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have devised a way to replace damaged menisci using a personalized 3D printed implant infused with proteins that stimulate stem cells, prompting the body to regenerate a brand new, functional lining.
In the second quarter of 2014, Gartner conducted a worldwide survey to determine how organizations are using or planning to use 3D printing technologies. Gartner survey reveals that high acquisition and start-up costs are delaying investment in 3D printers.
Since hitting the 3D printing scene in 2007, design studio Nervous System has been helping push additive manufacturing forward with a variety of applications and future-forward aesthetic directions in everything from jewelry to home goods and even...
By Davide Sher The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the arm of the British government that regulates the laws on copyrights, patents and trademarks, released last year a 50-page report on the issues relating to 3D printing, focusing...
Last month, a team from the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), published a revolutionary approach to 3D print nanostructures entirely of graphene in the November 33, 2014 edition of Advanced Materials.
New Zealand-based implant producer Ossis Ltd has announced to expand and revolutionize their production of 3D printed implants. The company has already been producing custom-made implants that have been individualized to suit specific patients.
For an engineering team from the Michigan Technological University – Led by Joshua Pearce, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering – has been working on an open-source 3D metal printer for some time now.
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) today announced the launch and availability of the first two grades of its OXFAB® 3D printing technology for aerospace and industrial applications – OXFAB-N and OXFAB-ESD. OXFAB is OPM's proprietary technology platform and formulation of poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK), an ultra-high performance polymer with exceptional strength, chemical resistance, low and high temperature performance, radiation res
Germany-based material supplier H.C. Starck and Ohio-based Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) announce an agreement to develop new materials and innovative products using the latest 3D printing and technology metal manufacturing.
Researchers from LLNL produced a method to detect residual stress in powder-bed 3D printed metal parts. The stress test uses advanced optical tracking of 3D printed parts to detect surface-level residual stresses.
On November 17, NASA announced that it has successfully installed the world’s first zero-gravity 3D printer on the International Space Station (ISS) to help astronauts to experiment with additive manufacturing in microgravity.