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3D printing inventor Charles Hull nominated for the European Inventor Award

3D printing inventor Charles Hull nominated for the European Inventor Award | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated the 74-year-old American 3D printing inventor Charles Hull for this year's European Inventor Award in the category 'Non-European Countries'.
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Italian eyewear brand Safilo introduces ultra-modern, 3D printed OXYDO sunglasses collection

Italian eyewear brand Safilo introduces ultra-modern, 3D printed OXYDO sunglasses collection | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Italian eyewear giant Safilo Group has taken a leap into the future of eyewear-making with its new OXYDO SS 2017 sunglasses collection. Manufactured in partnership with 3D printing company Materialise, the collection features a number of avant-garde 3D printed frames.
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Gartner releases 2017 3D printing Hype Cycle

Gartner releases 2017 3D printing Hype Cycle | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
The 2017 3D printing Gartner hype cycle is now available.Hype, or the general interest around a new technology, is tracked by the U.S. research firm Gartner who publish their data in the form of a graphical representation.The hype cycle has become a standard fixture in many presentations
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Self-healing 3D printing gel means your broken phone screen could soon fix itself

Self-healing 3D printing gel means your broken phone screen could soon fix itself | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
A team of researchers in Melbourne have created a new 3D printable material that will allow objects to fix themselves. The self-healing gel can dynamically reform its chemical bonds, allowing it to change shape, structure, and color over time.
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ORNL team combines 3D printing and casting to make stronger, damage-tolerant composite parts

ORNL team combines 3D printing and casting to make stronger, damage-tolerant composite parts | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Rice University in Houston, Texas have developed a novel process for creating 'damage-tolerant components' made from multiple materials. The innovative process combines 3D printing with traditional casting methods.
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Sonova introduces first 3D printed titanium hearing aid

Sonova introduces first 3D printed titanium hearing aid | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Swiss hearing solutions technology company Sonova started using 3D printers for custom hearing aids at the start of the millennium.Expanding on this additive expertise, Sonova's hearing aid range has expanded to include the Virto B-Titanium - the company's first ever titanium device made using additive manufacturing.
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Scientists 3D print Parkinson’s medicine for “first time” with UV inkjet 3D printing

Scientists 3D print Parkinson’s medicine for “first time” with UV inkjet 3D printing | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
New research into 3D printed medicine has shown - for the first time - that a combination of inkjet printing and UV curing can produce, “solid oral dosage forms” of drugs.The research opens the door for personalized medicine, improvements in small scale clinical trials and “
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GE Aviation, ATI announce joint venture to develop meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing

GE Aviation, ATI announce joint venture to develop meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) today announced a joint venture (JV) with GE Aviation for the development of a new meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing.
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Admatec Introduces DLP Ceramic & Metal 3D Printing to the Market

Admatec Introduces DLP Ceramic & Metal 3D Printing to the Market | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
ENGINEERING.com speaks to Michiel de Bruijcker, Managing Director of Admatec, about the company’s ceramic and metal 3D printing technology.
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Mexican students use 3D printer to create synthetic bone implant

Mexican students use 3D printer to create synthetic bone implant | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Students from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico have used a 3D printer to create scaffolds for synthetic bone material. The synthetic material promotes bone growth and the team used computer algorithms to develop the 3D printed scaffolds.For the innovation, the group were awarded this year's Javier Barros Sierra Prize by the Mexican Academy
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3D printed ball-milling jars help Leuven researchers improve mechanochemistry experiments

3D printed ball-milling jars help Leuven researchers improve mechanochemistry experiments | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences at Belgium's Université catholique de Louvain have created a number of 3D printed jars for ball-milling experiments. The low-cost jars are optimized for reduced background/absorption and higher angular resolution.
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Carbon fibers prove stronger than Kevlar and glass in FDM 3D prints

Carbon fibers prove stronger than Kevlar and glass in FDM 3D prints | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Looking into ways to improve the strength of nylon 3D printer filament, researchers at University College Dublin have conducted a comparative study on the addition of fiber reinforcements. In the research glass, synthetic polymer Kevlar, and carbon fibers are tested for their ability to improve the performance of a 3D printed object, proving tensile
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Metal 3D printing unlocks 3D graphene foam from a mixture of sugar and nickel

Metal 3D printing unlocks 3D graphene foam from a mixture of sugar and nickel | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Research led by the James M. Tour Group at Rice University, Texas, has developed an automated metal powder 3D printing method to make free-standing 3D graphene foams. The process allows for facile preparation of the material in bulk. This unlocks the potential to apply graphene's unique properties to a range of objects including batteries
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Carlos Garcia Pando's curator insight, June 23, 11:57 AM
Quite curious: using Ni as the structural material that it is then removed. I have heard of opposite situations, in which salt or other soluble materials were used and then removed
 
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Texas A&M researchers : Microwave welding could make inter-layer bonds in 3D printed parts stronger

Texas A&M researchers : Microwave welding could make inter-layer bonds in 3D printed parts stronger | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers at Texas A&M University say they have discovered a way to make 3D printed parts stronger and more useful for real-world applications. The method involves bonding layers of a 3D printed part in a microwave using carbon nanotube-polymer composites.
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Former Lawrence Livermore engineer granted metal 3D printer patent with Seurat Technologies

Former Lawrence Livermore engineer granted metal 3D printer patent with Seurat Technologies | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Californian company Seurat Technologies has been granted a patent for a new metal additive manufacturing system.The company was founded by ex-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineer James DeMuth and has raised a total of $3.4 million in June 2016. DeMuth left LLNL in 2015 at the same time Seurat was founded. Since then, the federal research
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New European Additive Manufacturing Strategy urges for more funding and increased standardization of 3D printing in the EU

New European Additive Manufacturing Strategy urges for more funding and increased standardization of 3D printing in the EU | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
As part of its third annual Additive Manufacturing European Conference this past weekend in Brussels, the European Association of Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) has released The 'European Additive Manufacturing Strategy,' a 20-page document pushing EU policy makers to see the bigger picture of 3D printing in Europe.
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3D printing helps ETH Zurich scientists create beating silicone heart

3D printing helps ETH Zurich scientists create beating silicone heart | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Functional Materials Laboratory researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) have used 3D printing to create a silicone heart that beats almost like the real thing. The artificial heart can last for around 3,000 beats, or 30 to 45 minutes.
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Johnson Matthey 3D prints with precious metals to produce anti-bacterial prosthesis

Johnson Matthey 3D prints with precious metals to produce anti-bacterial prosthesis | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
British chemical company Johnson Matthey has identified the potential of 3D printing with precious metals for medical applications. As part of consortium the company use 3D printing to create anti-bacterial prosthesis.Together with researchers at University of Birmingham, the consortium is funded by the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).Anti-bacterial prosthesisWhile most 3D printed
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Least Dense 3D-Printed Graphene Structure Enabled by New Technique

Least Dense 3D-Printed Graphene Structure Enabled by New Technique | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
ENGINEERING.com speaks to Chi Zhou about his team’s unique graphene 3D printing technology.
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Caterpillar invests $2 Million in bricklaying 3D printer company Fastbrick Robotics

Caterpillar invests $2 Million in bricklaying 3D printer company Fastbrick Robotics | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Fastbrick Robotics, an Australian construction company that has built a bricklaying 3D printing robot, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with construction giant Caterpillar. The two companies will work together to develop Fastbrick's robotic bricklaying technology.
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AONIQ Set to Release the new 888 - PVC 3D Printer

AONIQ Set to Release the new 888 - PVC 3D Printer | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Australian start-up AONIQ has developed a new PVC-based 3D printer. While PVC is an interesting material with diverse capabilities, there has not been a significant push to use it. This has been largely due to most company’s inability to find suitable printing techniques for it. The 888 printer by AONIQ may just have cracked the …
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Potent Rope: the cannabis 3D printing filament for making fixed-dosage weed edibles

Potent Rope: the cannabis 3D printing filament for making fixed-dosage weed edibles | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Cannabis industry experts Ashley Herr and Paige Colen have created 'Potent Rope,' an edible cannabis 3D printing filament that combines a water-soluble thermoplastic polymer with different cannabinoids and terpenes tailored to the user's needs.
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Germany's Neotech AMT improving 3D printed electronics with new plastic, ceramic AM projects

Germany's Neotech AMT improving 3D printed electronics with new plastic, ceramic AM projects | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
German 3D printed electronics specialist Neotech AMT has announced two new projects: Hyb-Man, an 11-member German-Dutch project for developing hybrid 3D manufacturing methods for smart systems, and AMPECS, a German-Spanish project aiming to create ceramic substrates for 3D printed electronics.
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Lithuanian company Neurotechnology unveils ultrasonic particle manipulation 3D printing method

Lithuanian company Neurotechnology unveils ultrasonic particle manipulation 3D printing method | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Lithuanian software company, Neurotechnology has announced the development of a 3D printer that operates using ultrasonic particle manipulation.The ultrasonic 3D printing technology was demonstrated by the company's Ultrasound Research Group and has particular potential for electronics. Research engineer and project lead for Neurotechnology's Ultrasound Research Group, Dr. Osvaldas Putkis explains the patent-pending 3D printer
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Researchers in Texas Strengthen the Integrity of Prints with Microwaves.

Researchers in Texas Strengthen the Integrity of Prints with Microwaves. | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
One of 3D printing’s core issues is the weld strength of prints. This holds back a lot of FDM and DLP tech from wider usage in industrial environments. Now, researchers in Texas have come up with a means of strengthening filament through application of microwave radiation. As a result the prints come out stronger by …
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Additive Elements receives start-up award and launches AE12 binder jetting material system

Additive Elements receives start-up award and launches AE12 binder jetting material system | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
German company Additive Elements has announced the launch of its AE12 binder jet material system developed with Voxeljet industrial 3D printers.The announcement was made at this weeks Rapid.Tech exhibition in Erfurt, Germany. Additive Elements is the sister company of SLS post-processing company DyeMansion and aims to provide a more functional material for binder jet printing.
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